Basketball

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...


Blackcats to kick season off with Goreville Invitational

Goreville Blackcats 2013-2014 Roster: The Goreville High School Blackcats are set to kick-off the season with their second annual Goreville Invitational starting Monday evening, Dec. 2 with the Blackcats taking on the Anna-Jon...


Lady Cats off to 2-1 start

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville High School girl’s basketball team lost at Eldorado last Thursday, by the score of 48-44.  Goreville trailed 36-18 at the half.  Eldorado was ahead 43-28 after the third quarter, but the Lady ...


Junior High boy’s Blackcats remain undefeated at 9-0

By Mike McGinnis After starting the season by winning the Egyptian Early Bird Tournament, the Goreville Junior High boy’s basketball team has continued its unbeaten streak. On Nov. 8, the Junior Blackcats notched a road win a...



Junior High girls defeat West Frankfort in overtime

By Mike McGinnis On Tuesday of last week, the Goreville Junior High girl’s basketball team picked up a 55-53 overtime win at West Frankfort.  Goreville trailed 38-30 after three quarters, but the Junior Lady Blackcats rallie...


2013-14 Blackcats Basketball Schedule

High School Boys 12/02 Goreville Invitational 2,3,5,6,7 TBA ……………………………. H 12/14 Carterville High School 8:00PM …………………...


Jr. Blackcats win Egyptian Tourney

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville Junior High boys’ basketball team won the Egyptian Early Bird tournament last Friday with a 49-46 win over Meridian in the championship contest. The victory pushed the Junior Blackcats season re...


Junior Cats start season with Unity Point Tourney

By Mike McGinnis The Goreville Junior High girl’s basketball team started their season by competing in the Unity Point Tournament, where the Junior Lady Blackcats finished with a 2-1 record. Goreville lost to De Soto in their...



Lady Cats earn post-season honors

Head Goreville High School girl’s basketball coach Mike Helton and three members of the 2012-2013 squad have received post-season honors by being selected for the Southern Illinoisan’s All-South team.  Coach Helton was nam...


Seven Junior Blackcats named All-Conference

The Southern Illini Conference recently released its 2013 All-Conference Basketball Teams naming seven Goreville Junior Cats to the teams with Blackcats named as “MVP” from both teams.  For the Jr. Lady Cats, 8th g...