Area Sports

Cougar archers pin down 6 medals at NCOE 3D season opener

By J.D. Ketten Assistant Coach The Hardin County Archery Cougars shot in the Illinois S3DA’s 3D season opener on March 31, 2019. The tournament was rained out on the March 30th and rescheduled to that Sunday. NCOE hosted the shoot at its high school, and 74 students from Illinois took part in the event as…

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Cougars compete in Cincinnati at Nationals

    Adrianna Armstrong and Wyatt Dutton traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio to compete at the S3DA Indoor National Championship. The tournament is held annually at the Duke Energy Center and can accommodate over 450 shooters on the line at one time. The tournament had over one thousand students from all over the U.S. aiming for…

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Hardin County Archery competes at State; Adriana Armstrong receives Silver

Adriana 2nd in State (Silver) .                            Adriana, Wyatt, Coach Ketten, Kylie. By JD Ketten HCHS Indoor Archery Coach On Saturday, March 10, 2019 the Hardin County Archery Cougars competed at the S3DA Indoor State Championship. The state’s best archers traveled to Albion, Illinois for a chance to be State champion. This was the second…

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Legence Banks supports local athletes; Provides education on financial literacy

Dustin Wilson, Legence Bank Shawneetown Branch Manager presented a $300 check to Athletic Director Sharon Austin.   Dustin Wilson, Shawneetown Branch Manager, donated $300 on behalf of Legence Bank to help support hospitality room expenses for the Class 1A High School Boys Basketball Regional Tournament held last week at Hardin County School. Legence has continually…

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Hardin County Cougars claim 2nd place in Regionals

Greta Smith photos Hardin County beat out Pope County and then Cobden, the number 1 seed team, to make it to the final round against the Gallatin County Hawks; Cougar Gavin Smith advanced to Sectionals in 3-Point Showdown By Heather Rash Reporter The Hardin County Cougars High School Boys Basketball team hosted the 2019 Regionals…

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Newly formed Hardin County Jr. High Lady Cougars Volleyball Team shows good progress halfway through first-ever season

The Junior High Lady Cougars Volleyball Team is new to the list of sports that Hardin County School offers. Several parents and students who expressed interest in starting a volleyball team met with the school board to discuss the possibility. Hardin County High School English teacher Rachel Kizziah put in a letter of interest hoping…

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Two SIC Archers to compete in Las Vegas

Southeastern Illinois College’s Eli Bond of Galatia and Isaiah Conkle of Cave in Rock will be traveling to Las Vegas, Nevada Feb. 8-10 to shoot the Vegas Shoot. Bond will also compete for his chance to win a national title at the US Collegiate Archery Association’s (USCA) and National Field Archery Association’s (NFAA) national indoor…

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Lydia Seiner signs to play golf with Bethel University Wildcats

Hardin County High School senior Lydia Seiner signed a letter of intent January 14, 2019 to play college level golf with the Bethel University Wildcats in McKenzie, TN. Lydia will receive a $12,000 per year (4 year max) scholarship. In addition to her golf scholarship, Lydia will also be awarded an extra $6,000 per year…

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