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Franklin Park Downs Selmaville In Battle Of Salem

Franklin Park Downs Selmaville In Battle Of Salem

Down the road they will be teammates at Salem High, but last night they were still opponents and the Franklin Park Lady Bobcats got the best of Selmaville 42-32.  Salem took the lead for good with just over a minute left in the first.  They led by as many as 7 in the first half…Read more »

Jr High Basketball Roundup

Jr High Basketball Roundup

The Central City Citians moved to 12-2 with a 52-51 home win over Cisne.  Citians Trey Williams Jr had 17 to lead the team; Landyn McDonal added 12 and Cam Tomlianovich 10.  The Citians JV also won 40-26. Raccoon beat Kell/Farrington 47-10.  11 players scored for Raccoon led by Owen Worlds and Braden Rector with…Read more »

KC Bounces Back With Win Over Millikin

KC Bounces Back With Win Over Millikin

The KC Blue Devils bounced back after their first loss of the season on Wednesday night to beat Millikin University 85-82.  Nico Johnson led KC with 21, Austin Jarvis added 15 with Traeveion Jones and La-Quiem Walker with 14 each.  Jordan Moats had 27 in the loss for Millikin.  KC will play at SWIC Tuesday.Read more »

Soccer/Girls Golf Hand Out Awards

Soccer/Girls Golf Hand Out Awards

Salem Soccer Awards handed out this week were Daniel Islam was Most Improved, Griffin Snodsmith was All Conference, captain star and tied for teams point leader with Eli Davis.  Brady Munter was MVP and captain star, Austin Snow Best Effort, Carter Wilson was the player voted MVP. The Lady Cats Golf team gave Haley Duncan…Read more »

Blue Devils Fall In Showdown With Defending Champs

Blue Devils Fall In Showdown With Defending Champs

The KC Blue Devils suffered their first loss of the year as they fell at home to defending national champion Vincennes 87-57.  It was the first meeting between the two teams since KC knocked off VU in the District Tournament semifinals last season. KC led for nearly all of the first 13 minutes and had…Read more »

KC Falls To Vincennes, Return To Action Saturday At Home

KC Falls To Vincennes, Return To Action Saturday At Home

The KC Blue Angels hung with Vincennes for a quarter, but the Lady Trail Blazers dominated the final 30 minutes as they rolled to a 92-42 win.  KC never led, but was down just 16-12 after the first quarter thanks to 9 points from Salem graduate Trinity Meadows.  VU scored the first 9 points of…Read more »

Lady Cats Open Season Tonight v. Carterville On WJBD

Lady Cats Open Season Tonight v. Carterville On WJBD

The Salem Lady Wildcats open up their season at the Salem Thanksgiving Tournament for the first of 3 straight nights with games as they host Carterville tonight at 7:30.  It will be the 2nd game of the night with the opener seeing Highland taking on Centralia starting at 6pm.  Salem will return to action tomorrow…Read more »

Greene Named 4a All State Football

Greene Named 4a All State Football

Salem Wildcat senior linebacker Trevor Greene has been named to the IHSFCA All State 4a Football team.  The 3 time All Cahokia Conference team member is 5-11 and 205 pounds also helped the Cats on the offensive side of the ball in the backfield. Also in 4a, Nic Horner of Columbia, Nathan Schackelford of Effingham,…Read more »