Baseball

Goreville Blackcats win Class 1-A title

The Goreville Blackcats won the Illinois High School Association’s Class 1A State title in baseball today, in five innings. Watch upcoming editions of the “Goreville Gazette” for more details.    


Blackcats win back-to-back games Saturday

Under a clear sunny sky with temperatures in the low-mid 70’s, Blackcats baseball fans not only soaked in the sun, but enjoyed back-to-back victories. The Goreville Blackcats team defeated Pinckneyville, 6-5 and Century, 6-2,...


Baseball, softball seasons begin

The Goreville boys baseball season got off to a rough start on Friday, March 25 as the Blackcats hosted the Tuscola Warriors and fell 21 to 4.  The game was close early on as Goreville’s defense limited Tuscola to just one r...


2013 State Champions

The Goreville Junior High Blackcats’ 2013 baseball team earned its place in history Thursday as the team defeated Nashville 9-4 at the Perry County Fairgrounds in Pinckneyville to claim the 2013 Southern Illinois Junior High ...



Junior Blackcats to compete at State finals Thursday

The Goreville Junior High Blackcats baseball team defeated Red Bud 12-4 Tuesday afternoon in the semi-final round at the Class M State Baseball Tournament held at the Perry County Fairgrounds in Pinckneyville. The Blackcats wil...


Junior High Blackcats heading to State

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville Junior High baseball and softball teams are headed to the state tournament after the two teams won the Regional held in Goreville this past week. The Junior Blackcats defeated Vienna 9-3 Saturday ...


Junior Cats maintain perfect season

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville Junior High baseball team improved its season record to 8-0 by picking up a pair of wins the last week of August.  On Thursday, Aug. 29, the Junior Blackcats defeated Jonesboro 15-3, then on the ...


Blackcats fall to Cobden at Regional championship

By Mike McGinnis May 18 vs. Cobden (regional championship) The season ended for the Goreville High School baseball team with a 6-5, 10 inning loss to Cobden last Saturday in the championship game of the Steeleville Class 1A reg...



Blackcats co-share Black Diamond Conference title

By Mike McGinnis May 10 vs. Chester The Goreville High School baseball team earned a share of the Black Diamond Conference championship by defeating Chester, 3-2, last Friday at Goreville.  Both teams completed BDC play with 9...


Blackcats defeat Trico

April 22 at Marion The Goreville High School baseball team lost at Marion, 2-1, in a non-conference contest on Monday.  The loss puts the Blackcats season record at 9-7. Goreville took a 1-0 lead in the top of the third when S...