WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Mason Hemby, a senior guard for the Mt. Vernon Rams about his senior year of basketball, and what it would mean to him for the team to make it back to Changnon for the sectional.
PINCKNEYVILLE — The Pinckneyville Panthers are playing for a regional championship tomorrow night. They will face the host Red Devils in Murphysboro for a chance to play in McLeansboro next week. Panthers basketball coach Bob Waggoner says things are going the right way at the right time for his team. The winner of the Murphysboro
WOODLAWN — The Woodlawn Cardinals have made it to the regional semifinals of the Class 1A Edwards County Regional. After beating Grayville Monday night, N.C.O.E. now stands in the way between the Cards and another regional championship game appearance. Woodlawn basketball coach Brian Gamber has six seniors leading the program this year. He says they
NASHVILLE — The Nashville Hornets came one win shy of a state championship in 2019. Tonight, the Hornets look to get back to Peoria by opening their playoff run tonight in Red Bud. Nashville basketball coach Wayne Harre says earning the top seed in this sub-sectional is an achievement, but they don’t play the games
MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Lady Rams have made it to the sectional round of the IHSA postseason for the first time since 2004. They will face the Highland Lady Bulldogs tonight in Effingham for the chance to play in the sectional championship Thursday. Mt. Vernon girls basketball coach Jeff Lonnon says the stage
MCLEANSBORO — The Hamilton County Foxes finish the regular season tonight on the road against Johnston City. The Foxes are looking to finish the conference season with a 5-5 record with a win over the Indians. Hamilton County basketball coach Doug Miller says his team has been playing for respect all year long. After Johnston
CARTERVILLE — The Carterville Lady Lions have now won eight regional championships in a row, but they will be looking for their first sectional crown in program history tonight. They’ll have home court advantage, but they’ll face the reigning sectional champions, the Nashville Hornettes. Carterville coach Matt Crain says this year has been four years
MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Lady Rams made a comeback in the second half Monday night to earn a spot in the regional championship game Thursday. But the Lady Rams now have to face the top-seeded Richland County Lady Tigers on their home floor for a chance to keep their season alive into next
CENTRALIA — The Centralia Annies open regional play tonight when they face the Herrin Lady Tigers at Trout Arena. The Annies are coming off a loss to the top seed in the subsectional, Richland County, to end the regular season. Annies coach Katie Steffan says her team has had a week to forget about the
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Ashtyn Morgan, a junior guard, and Libby Schmidt, a senior forward for the Mt. Vernon Lady Rams about the improvements the team has made this season and the matchup with Effingham in the regional semifinal.