Area Sports

First Ever Lady Cougars High School Volleyball Team

Hardin County High School Cougars Volleyball Team members, back row, left to right: Emma Mott, Adriana Armstrong, Alex Ostrow, Maddi Hepp, Ava Bishop, Jaidan Fowler, Aubrie Joiner. Front row: Madi Mott, Kyleigh Bebout, Nyssa Mills, Calista Conley, Melissa Winters, Kenly Pickering, Mallory Settles. By Jennifer Lane Editor The High School Lady Cougars Volleyball Team is…

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Cougars Golf season begins

2019 – 2020 Cougars High School Golf Team: back row, left to right: Calen Banks, Braxton Joyner, Jake Vaughn, Bryson Cullum. Front row: Ava Bishop, Aiden Vaughn. Not pictured: Coach Aaron Bishop and Assistant Coach Micky Walker.

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Jr. High Softball begins season

The Hardin County Jr. High Girls Softball team kicked off its season on Saturday, August 10 at home during Slug Fest 2019. In recent years the Jr. High Baseball and Softball teams have invited other schools to play at the Tammy Conn Memorial Tournament to kick off the season. Tammy was a beloved elementary teacher…

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3rd Annual Rosiclare Fire Department Bowfishing Tournament gleaned over 8,000 pounds of carp from the Ohio and its tributaries

              By Jennifer Lane editor The Rosiclare Fire Department held its 3rd annual Big 15 Bowfishing tournament starting at the Ohio riverfront at the Rosiclare Park and Campground Saturday, August 17 and overnight into Sunday, August 18. In addition to participants from Illinois, others traveled from three neighboring states, Kentucky, Missouri,…

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Jr. High Boys Baseball season begins

Players on the Jr. High School boys baseball team kicked off their season by hosting Slug Fest last Saturday, August 10. The Cougars played one game against Goreville, but lost 8-2. In recent years the Jr. High Baseball and Softball teams have invited other schools to play at the Tammy Conn Memorial Tournament to kick…

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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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