Basketball

Blackcats win on road over Christopher, fall to Trico in BDC contest at home

By Mike McGinnis Last Friday, the Goreville High School boys’ basketball team picked up a 81-74 win at Christopher.  The Blackcats trailed 43-35 at halftime.  Christopher held a 60-53 lead heading into the fourth quarter, b...


Blackcats dominate over Elverado in 85-23 win

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville High School boys’ basketball team picked up a pair of conference wins last week.  On Monday (Jan. 27), the Blackcats cruised to an 85-23 victory over Elverado at Goreville.  Goreville took a 3...


Lady Cats defeat Vienna, Zeigler-Royalton on the road

Coach Mike Helton reaches 400th career victory By Mike McGinnis On Wednesday of last week, the Goreville High School girls’ basketball team defeated Vienna, 71-45, at Vienna.  The Lady Blackcats jumped out to a 24-12 first q...


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...



Blackcats edged out of third place at West Frankfort

Zeke Snell scores his 1000th career point, named tournament MVP By Mike McGinnis In Saturday’s third place contest at the West Frankfort Mid-Winter Classic, the Goreville High School boys’ basketball team lost to the host R...


Lady Cats finish Eldorado Classic 3-2

Haley Darnell named to All-tournament team By Mike McGinnis The Goreville High School girls’ basketball team lost to Harrisburg, 62-50, in Saturday’s third place contest, to finish the Eldorado Mid-Winter Classic with a 3-2...


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 ...


Blackcats hold on for win over Indians at West Frankfort Mid-Winter Classic

By Mike McGinnis Last Monday, the Goreville High School boys’ basketball team picked up a 76-72 win over Johnston City at the West Frankfort Mid-Winter Classic.  The tournament will conclude with pool play on Saturday. The I...



Lady Cats up two at Eldorado Winter Classic tournament

By Mike McGinnis Last Monday, the Goreville High School girls’ basketball team notched its second win at the Eldorado tournament by defeating Vienna, 66-57.  The Lady Blackcats trailed 11-10 after the first quarter before th...


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...