Basketball

Blackcats upset Eagles

The Goreville Blackcats upset the Vienna Eagles on their home court, defeating them 74-66. After a rocky offensive start, the Blackcats turned up the heat, making it rain from three-point range. After falling behind early in th...


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,...


GHS athletes compete in All-Star Classic

Goreville basketball players Haley Darnell (left) and Kyefer Cavins (right) competed in the Benton Lions Club All-Star Classic on Friday, March 28 at Rend Lake College.  Darnell scored all nine of her points in the second half...


Junior Blackcats State Champions Special Section

With less than a minute and half on the clock and up by only one point against Sesser in the first round of the 2014 SIJHSAA Boys Class M State tournament held at Rend Lake College, Goreville Junior High School basketball coach...



Blackcats claim Class 1A Regional title in home victory

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville High School boys’ basketball team won its own Class 1A regional tournament last Friday with an 81-69 victory over Zeigler-Royalton.  The win moves the Blackcats into the NCOE sectional for a Tu...


Lady Cats win Sectional title in overtime

Lady Cats join “Elite 8” in State The Goreville Lady Blackcats defeated Wayne City in overtime 41-40 Thursday evening in the Trico Class 1A Sectional tournament claiming their fourth straight IHSA Sectional Champion...


Lady Cats advance to Sectional finals

By Mike McGinnis On Monday night, the Goreville High School girls basketball team defeated Cobden in the opening round of the Trico sectional by the score of 76-51.  With the win the Lady Blackcats advance to the sectional cha...


State Champs!

The Goreville Junior High School boy’s basketball team entered the history books Friday night with their 59-54 victory over Cairo to claim the State Championship game at the 2014 SIJHSAA Boys Class M State tournament held...



Junior Blackcats battle to buzzer to beat Sesser 29-27

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville Junior High School boys’ basketball team won its opening round game at the 2014 SIJHSAA Boys Class M State tournament held at Rend Lake College last Friday, defeating Sesser by the score of 29-2...


Lady Cats finish regular season, start regional

By Mike McGinnis Last Saturday, the Goreville High School girls’ basketball team concluded its regular season with a 49-30 home loss to Sesser-Valier.  Goreville trailed 27-16 at halftime and 43-22 heading into the fourth qu...