Area Sports

Adriana Armstrong takes title of S3DA Outdoor Target State Champion

By JD Ketten, Assistant 3D Archery Coach On June 8, Adriana Armstrong traveled five hours to Pekin, Illinois to take part in the first Illinois S3DA Outdoor Target State Championship. S3DA held three regional qualifiers (Norris City, Belleville, Pekin) earlier this spring. These qualifiers let students compete for a chance to attend the championship. Adriana…

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Hardin County Archery hosts successful Regional qualifier; Armstrong, Cullum, Hicks, Lane, Mosby, Oxford place in tournament

  Forty-one shooters took part in Hardin County Archery’s S3DA regional qualifier Saturday, May 18. Teams from the Southern Illinois region were represented in the tournament; some travelling nearly two hours to attend. After a brief safety meeting, the Pledge of Allegiance, and a prayer by Adriana Armstrong, contestants made their way to the 20…

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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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