Sports

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...


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 to host Pink Out Night Feb. 14

The Goreville Blackcats are teaming up with the Sesser-Valier Red Devils for what they hope to become an annual Pink Out Night in the fight against cancer. The Blackcats will face the Red Devils Feb. 14, at home for the first e...


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...