Posts Tagged ‘Goreville’

Blackcats upset Eagles

The Goreville Blackcats upset the Vienna Eagles on their home court, defeating them 74-66. After a rocky offensive start, the Blackcats turned up the heat, making it rain from three-point range. After falling behind early in th...


Goreville ladies win State Championship

The season ended for the Goreville Junior Lady Blackcats on Friday, January 29 with the team hoisting the State Championship trophy in the air.  Achieving the incredibly rare perfect season, they went 29-0 en route to their vi...


Mike Rude rehired as Vienna-Goreville head football coach

Vienna, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 –Varsity football restarted in Johnson County after more than 75 years with an inaugural season in 2009 while under the leadership of Hall of Fame Coach Mike Rude. Coach Rude lead the Vienna-Go...


FERNE CLYFFE STATE PARK, THEN AND NOW

By Dixie Terry Nearly everyone in Johnson County has visited Ferne Clyffe State Park at Goreville. And, for those who haven’t, make a point to drive through and take a look. It is especially beautiful in the early spring and ...



Goreville student visits congressman in D.C.

By Mike Kolb Nathan Carrington of Goreville recently spent some time in Washington, D.C. and had the chance to speak with Congressman John Shimkus.  Carrington was in the nation’s capital for a convention of the Young Americ...


Goreville School to offer college courses to students

This school year, Goreville Schools will be able to offer more than just a diploma.  The Goreville CUSD No. 1 school board has approved providing certification in four vocational areas that students can use to enter the workfo...


2013 July 4th Freedom Fest draws record crowd

The Village of Goreville celebrated its annual Fourth of July Freedom Fest this past week with organizers reporting a record turnout for all events. Coming off its postponement of its fireworks display due to drought last year,...


Goreville hosts 9th Annual Invitational Track Meet

Grade school track teams from throughout Johnson County competed Monday afternoon under sunny skies in Goreville at the 9th Annual Goreville Invitational Track Meet. Goreville led the day taking home first place for both boys a...



Goreville & Tunnel Hill City Wide Yard Sale

The Goreville & Tunnel Hill City Wide Yard Sale is set for Saturday, May 18 with already more than 30 locations prepared to host a sale. Goreville City Hall is printing up a list of locations, which will be available at var...


IHSA announces 2012 Football Schedules

The Illinois High School Association announced the 2012 high school football schedules for its members today.  The Vienna-Goreville Eagles will host Chester Aug. 25 for its first home game of the season in Varsity Black Diamon...