JOHNSTON CITY — The closer opponents get to the end zone, the tougher Johnston City’s defense appears to get.
BENTON — Defense has won Benton games all season long and a third quarter safety by junior Wyatt Upton proved to be the deciding factor in a 30-7 conference victory over Harrisburg at Tabor Field on Friday night.
Carterville (4-1, 2-0) enters Week 6 with a matchup against Nashville (4-1, 1-0) at the Fairgrounds on Friday night. The Hornets defeated the Lions 41-27 last spring and have won their previous four matchups against their SIRR Mississippi Conference rival. Nashville enters with a three-game …
The Carterville Lions improved to 4-1 and 2-0 in the SIRR Mississippi Conference with a 35-14 road victory over Anna-Jonesboro (2-3, 0-2) on Friday night. The Lions scored a pair of touchdowns in the third quarter to make it a three score lead while the Wildcats' offense struggled to manufac…
The Flora Wolves and Johnston City Indians enter Week 5 with one game separating them in the Black Diamond Conference football standings. The visiting Indians sit at 4-0 with a highlight win over Fairfield in Week 3 while the Wolves fell to 3-1 conference record after getting blown out by th…
MURPHYSBORO — Devon Clemons scored three second quarter touchdowns to lead Murphysboro to a 40-19 win over Massac County in the opening SIRR Ohio Division game for both teams on the turf at “Doc” Bencini Field on Friday night.
The Nashville Hornets totaled 220 rushing yards in the first quarter to defeat the Anna-Jonesboro Wildcats 47-22 on Friday night. Nashville took a 47-0 lead into halftime with a running clock and rested its starters in the final two quarters. Hornets improve to 3-1 and 1-0 in the SIRR-Missis…
CAHOKIA HEIGHTS — The roster for the Cahokia Comanches football team lists some of its players' positions simply as "athlete" and after seeing them in action, it's easy to see why.
CARTERVILLE — The game came back to Peyton Bittle.
Johnston City hosts Hamilton County Friday night after the Indians needed significant contributions from its offense, defense and special teams to end Fairfield’s 37-game Black Diamond winning streak, 28-26, while the Foxes got their first win of the season shutting out Edwards County, 30-0.
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ANNA — Devon Clemons rushed for 200 yards and a pair of second half touchdowns to lift Murphysboro to a 27-7 win over Anna-Jonesboro on Friday night.
Where there’s a will there’s a way.
Here's a look at all the area games for the second week of the high school football season.
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BENTON — When describing Benton quarterback Keegan Glover, football fans of a certain age might make a comparison to Fran Tarkenton or Doug Flutie - two outstanding scrambling quarterbacks from years gone by in the NFL. Today's fan would likely point to Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chi…
CHRISTOPHER — Christopher-Zeigler-Royalton scored on the opening drive and forced three turnovers, but the Flora defense was up to the task, stopping the Bearcats at the one at the end of the half, and shutting out the Bearcats the rest of the way to give Flora a 25-6 win in its first game a…
JOHNSTON CITY — Nashville picked up a 30-6 victory over Johnston City on Friday night in a non-conference matchup scheduled two days prior to kickoff.