Junior Cats

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...


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...


Jr. Blackcats heading to state after claiming regional title

The Goreville Junior High School Blackcats defeated the Cobden Appleknockers Saturday in the SIJHSAA Boys Class M Basketball Regional championship game by a score of 63-40.  This marks the tenth t...



Junior High Blackcats finish regular season strong

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville Junior High boys’ basketball team improved its season record to 19-1 with a pair of recent wins. On Thursday, Jan. 16, the Junior Blackcats rolled to an 84-15 victory over Zeigler-Royalton in a ...


Jr. Lady Cats finish second at regional

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville Junior High girls’ basketball team moved into the 2014 SIJHSAA Girls Class M Basketball Regional championship contest by defeating Zeigler-Royalton on Wednesday of last week, by the score of 56...


Jr. Blackcats cruise to a 70-21 win over Pope Co.

By Mike McGinnis On Monday of last week, the Goreville Junior High boys’ basketball team cruised to a 70-21 victory over Pope County, giving the Junior Blackcats a 17-1 season record. Scoring for Goreville: Webb-22; Dunn-9; T...


Jr Blackcats claim conference title for third year straight

The Goreville Junior High boy’s basketball team kept its fans on the edge of their seats Saturday as they went head-to-head against top seeded Meridian and beat them 76-74 in overtime to claim the Southern Illini Conference B...



Junior Blackcats suffer first defeat of season

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville Junior High boys’ basketball team improved its season record to 10-0 on November 26th with a 73-19 win at Jonesboro. Webb (25 points), Dunn (14 points), and Massey (11 points), all hit double fi...


Junior Lady Cats dominate Christopher

By Mike McGinnis Last Monday night, the Goreville Junior High girls’ basketball team defeated Christopher, 56-25, in a game played at Goreville. Goreville jumped out to a 16-6 first quarter lead and stayed in command the rest...