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Z-R Tornadoes drop rematch with Webber Township
Coach Matt Morgan sees a silver lining side to Zeigler-Royalton's 70-39 loss to Webber Township in boys basketball - better rebounding.
By Randy Risley
Dec 6, 2017 9:48 AM
Red Devils finish 1-3 at Du Quoin Tip-Off
It was a rough first week of basketball for the Sesser-Valier Red Devils, who finished 1-3 at the Du Quoin Tip Off Classic.
By Brooke Williams
Dec 6, 2017 9:41 AM
Rangers runner-up at Goreville Invitational, with 4-1 record
GOREVILLE -- After losing an overtime thriller to eventual champion Anna-Jonesboro in the opening game of the Goreville Invitational Tournament, the Benton Rangers mowed down four straight opponents to finish second in the tournament. A-J finished with a perfect 5-0 record while the Rangers were 4-1, including a convincing 72-46 victory over host Goreville in the Saturday nightcap.
By Rick Hayes
Dec 6, 2017 9:39 AM
Chester boys basketball holding spaghetti fundraiser
The Chester boys basketball team is holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Friday at the Chester High School cafeteria, prior to the Yellow Jackets' Black Diamond Conference contest against Sesser-Valier-Waltonville.
Herald Tribune staff report
Dec 6, 2017 1:00 AM
Terriers split weekend games as opponents slow their fast-paced play down
Going forward, the Carbondale boys' high-flying hoops show will see a lot of what they confronted this past weekend -- opponents downshifting their offenses to low gear to counter the Terriers' fast-break ability.
By Chris Barron
Dec 6, 2017 11:54 AM
Yellow Jackets take third at Murphysboro/Trico tournament
Chester used an 11-point run late in the third quarter to help the Yellow Jackets beat Steeleville, 59-52, in the third place game of the Ernie Bozarth Memorial Tournament/Pioneer Invitational on Dec. 2.
By Pete Spitler
Dec 5, 2017 4:10 PM
Indians finish 2-2 in Tip-Off Tournament with wins over Sesser-Valier, Carmi-White County
The Indians finished their own Tip-Off Tournament the right way after back-to-back wins over Sesser-Valier (56-48) on Friday night and Carmi-White County (59-50) on Saturday night.
By Amanda Jarzynski
Dec 5, 2017 2:18 PM
'Dogs fall in tourney finale to Red Devils
Eldorado stays perfect with win over Gallatin Co.
Dec 4, 2017 5:28 PM
Prep football: Two Rangers win postseason awards
Benton seniors Hamilton Page and Blane Pankey were named to the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association's 4A All-State Honorable Mention football team for the 2017 season.
Benton News staff report
Dec 1, 2017 2:58 PM
Zeigler-Royalton goes winless at Turkey Tournament
While the very young Zeigler-Royalton Tornadoes were winless at the Christopher Turkey Tournament, there was definite progress.
By Randall Risley
Dec 1, 2017 3:18 PM
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