WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Jaxon Elliott, a senior catcher for the Mt. Vernon Rams about getting ready for his senior year, and the team’s goals for the season.
PEORIA, IL — The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced on March 12, 2020 that it will significantly limit attendance at the remaining games in the 2020 IHSA Boys Basketball State Series, as well as at other IHSA events, to preemptively reduce the potential spread of COVID-19. The decision comes after consultation with the Illinois Department
MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon boys track team continues to prepare for the outdoor track season as they continue through the indoor part of their schedule. The runnin’ Rams took a big victory at the Marion Indoor last Thursday. Rams boys’ track coach Clint Turner says he considers the indoor season to be preseason
CARBONDALE — The Carbondale Terriers won the Class 3A Effingham Regional on Friday, and now they head to Mt. Vernon to face Chatham Glenwood tonight for a chance to play for a sectional championship on Friday. Carbondale basketball coach Jim Miller says at this point in the year, they continue to look at the positives
WOODLAWN — The Woodlawn Cardinals basketball season came to an end Friday night as the Goreville Blackcats edged the Cards to advance to the Supersectional, 59-57. But it was a season for the record books for Woodlawn. The program had a season record 31 wins this year, and head coach Brian Gamber says this team
MARION — The Marion Wildcats are playing for a regional championship tonight on their home floor. What they didn’t expect at the beginning of the week is that their opponent is the Herrin Tigers after they upset top-seeded Mt. Vernon on Tuesday. Marion basketball coach Gus Gillespie says he hopes all factors can go in
CENTRALIA — The Centralia Orphans are heading to Effingham tonight to take on a Flaming Hearts team that will give the Orphans everything they can handle in the opening round of the postseason. Orphans coach Lee Bennett says his team needs to bring their A-game up I-57 tonight to move on to the regional championship
CARBONDALE — The Carbondale Terriers claimed a share of the South Seven crown with a hard fought double-overtime victory over Centralia Friday night, and tonight they start their postseason run in Effingham with the Olney Tigers. Carbondale basketball coach Jim Miller says even with how well this team is playing, he doesn’t think they have
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Amir Spann, a senior guard for the Mt. Vernon Rams about his injury recovery process and the upcoming postseason.
MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Rams wrap up their regular season tonight when they head to Marion to take on the Wildcats. If they win, they claim a share of the South Seven title. If they win and Carbondale loses to Centralia, they will win the title outright. Mt. Vernon basketball coach Doug Creel