Softball

State Champions!

With only one out remaining in the bottom of the seventh inning and a six to zero score on the board, Goreville softball coach Shanna Massey was in tears as the long wait was near its end. Freshman pitcher Sydnee Rushing delive...


Lady Cats blank Payson (Semour) 6-0 to win State title

Goreville’s Lady Blackcats softball team won its first State title in the program’s history as the Lady Cats shut out Payson (Semour) high school 6-0 to claim the 2012 IHSA Softball State tournament 1A Championship ...


Lady Cats defeat Milledgeville, advance to State Championship

Goreville’s Lady Blackcats held off Milledgeville 1-0 at the IHSA Softball State Tournament 1A Semifinals in East Peoria Friday afternoon. Goreville freshman pitcher Sydnee Rushing (22-4) only allowed four hits to the Mil...


Lady Cats heading to State

Goreville Lady Cats shut out Mulberry Grove 14-0 May 28 vs. Mulberry Grove – SIU Super-Sectional Goreville’s Lady Blackcats softball team defeated Mulberry Grove 14-0 Monday to win the SIU Class 1A super-sectional...



Lady Cats shut out Cobden, win second straight regional title

May 19 vs. Cobden – Regional Championship The softball Lady Blackcats captured their second straight regional crown by shutting out Cobden, 7-0, at Elverado last Saturday. Goreville had advanced to the title game by defe...


Blackcats’ softball, baseball teams advance to regional championships Saturday

Goreville’s Softball and Baseball teams will compete Saturday for 2012 Class 1A Regional titles as they both won their first game this week.  The Lady Cats shut out Elverado on Tuesday 6-0 and the Blackcats blanked Pope ...


Blackcat Shadowens signs Lindenwood-Belleville letter of intent

Goreville Blackcat Tiffani Shadowens signed a letter of intent this morning to play softball for Lindenwood University in Belleville.  According to a release at the signing, Shadowens has been a four-year starter for the Lady...


Playoffs begin next week

Softball: Elkville (Elverado) Regional Monday May 14 Game 1 at 4:30 p.m.: (#5) Wolf Lake (Shawnee) at (#4) Elkville (Elverado) Tuesday, May 15 Game 2 at 4:30 p.m.: (#1) Goreville vs. Winner Game 1 Wednesday, May 16 Game 3 at 4...



Lady Cats improve record 26-3 with win over Pinckneyville

May 7 vs. Pinckneyville The softball Lady Cats improved their season mark to 26-3 with a home win over Pinckneyville last Monday. The final score was 12-2. Sydnee Rushing pitched the entire game for Goreville, pushing her recor...