The baseball and softball fields at John A. Logan College will soon benefit from a $437,000 grant from the Harrison Bruce Foundation of Herrin, the school announced recently.
The Southern Illinois Miners picked two infielders in the 2017 Frontier League Draft on April 25 in Sauget, the team announced recently.
David Sloan, a guard from Louisville, Kentucky, has signed on to join the John A. Logan College men's basketball program, the school's website reported.
Keith Jones made history in his first season at Murphysboro High School (MHS).
Cameron Touchette could probably count off 90 feet in his sleep.
The early season has not been kind to the New Athens High School softball team.
Playing for a team nicknamed the Blazers seems particularly appropriate for Jalen Perry, the John A. Logan College (JALC) guard who’s been on fire lately.
The HUB recreation center in Marion is offering weekly summer camps for children ages 4-13, beginning at the end of May.
Steve Rhoads has found an interesting way to spend retirement: heading up a college-football program.
Steve Rhoads has spent several decades on a football field, but this season will be his first as a head coach.
Technically, Kyle Surprenant's first sports drills started before he could remember them.
Steve Rhoads has taken over as interim head coach of Morthland College's football team as the college searches for a replacement for Mike Popovich, who resigned on January 31, the West Franklin school says on its website.
John A. Logan College (JALC) bet on youth when it hired Kyle Smithpeters to be its head men's basketball coach close to five years ago.
Ralph Santana, a special instructor with the Southern Illinois Miners who has been with the team since its first season, will have his number retired during a special ceremony this summer.
Marion native Cassie Brooke has been named the head golf coach and assistant athletic director at Morthland College in West Frankfort, according to a news release on the school's website.
The Southern Illinois Miners recently released their promotional schedule for the 2017 season, according to the team's website.
Southern Illinois University (SIU) conducted the Saluki Baseball Winter Hitting Clinic Jan. 21-22 at the Garden Grove Event Center, according to siusalukis.com.
The HUB Recreation Center in Marion will host scuba diving lessons 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in the Heartland Regional Aquatics Center, according to the facility's website.
Four members of the Southern Illinois University football
team were placed on the 2016 Missouri Valley Football Conference (MVFC) All-Newcomer Team, according to www.siusalukis.com.
At least one person was stunned by Austin Weigle's success
in the high jump at Southern Illinois University. That person is Weigle himself.