Posts Tagged ‘Sports’

Blackcats Volleyball tryouts Aug. 8

Volleyball coach Abbey Fischer announced Wednesday that the High School Volleyball team tryouts are scheduled for Wednesday, Aug 8, starting at 8 a.m. with practice to follow until 11 a.m., continuing from 1-4 p.m. the same day...


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Jr. High girls softball tryouts scheduled July 30

The Goreville Schools’ athletics recently announced tryouts for Jr. High Lady Blackcats softball scheduled for July 30 from 5 p.m. to 7 at Goreville Village Park.  The tryouts are “closed to players only.” Jr...


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G-Force finishes season with win over Eagles

In a game that kept players, coaches and spectators sweating until the end, Goreville’s G-Force 12-U baseball team held off the Vienna Eagles 9-7 to claim the Southern Illinois Baseball and Softball Association championship t...


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Football season just around the corner

Preparations are now underway for the Vienna-Goreville fall football season in Johnson County. V-G’s first practice will be August 8. The squad will open its season Saturday, August 25, with a home game against Chester. Kick-...



Johnson County ‘Warriors’ finish strong in national event

Five Johnson County natives traveled north to Channahon (near Chicago) recently to compete in what is touted as “the world’s largest running series; Warrior Dash.” Competitors race through a 3.19-mile obstacle course that...


Future Blackcats undefeated in season

Goreville’s pitcher Summar Albright chases down opposing Vienna player who decided to return to third after heading home on a ball drop by Gorville’s catcher Montanna Albright in Pony League play Monday night at the...


G-Force shutting out competition

Johnson County Youth League’s G-Force’s Brody Conley brings the heat on Anna’s Yankee’s starting lineup as the 12-and-under league begin the second of a double header Monday night at the Goreville High S...


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...