MCLEANSBORO — In what would be the final two games of the season, Grayville Post 696 defeated McLeansboro, 9-6, in Game 1, and then 18-7 in Game 2.
SALEM — The Mount Carmel 12-year-old Little League all-stars bowed out of the District 1 tournament after losing an elimination game, 6-2, Tuesday evening to the host Salem squad.
SALEM — Mount Carmel scored first but could not hold on as Olney scored four times in the fourth inning en route to a 5-3 victory over Mount Carmel in District 1 Little League 12-year old baseball action in Salem.
MOUNT CARMEL — The Wabash Mission 04 softball team came out on top of the Mission Smash on the Wabash tournament Sunday evening with a 12-4 victory over Centralia Supersonics in the championship game played at Wabash Valley College.
SALEM — Mount Carmel got off to a slow start but late in the game, the bats woke up in a 10-4 victory over Lawrence County in a District 1 Little League 12-year old tournament opener.
MOUNT CARMEL — As he raised his maroon-colored Mount Carmel All-Star shirt, only two words came to all-star Zeke Swanson’s mind, “That’s awesome.”
MOSCOW -- England ended its long run of penalty misery and reached the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time in 12 years, beating Colombia 4-3 in a shootout on Tuesday.
FLORA — The Mount Carmel 18-and-under summer tennis team defeated Mt. Vernon (IL) Monday afternoon, 21-20, in summer tennis action.
Missing the playoffs is a rarity for the Mount Carmel Golden Aces after a 5-4 season a year ago, head coach Michael Brewer, his staff, and the Aces’ players are working hard this summer to rebound from the 2017 season.
OLNEY — The Wabash Valley Sharks participated in Saturday’s Olney Invitational with seven swimmers taking part in the event.
GRAYVILLE — It was a busy week for Grayville Post 696 with mixed results. The week opened Tuesday with Grayville’s Jr. Legion baseball team falling to the Britton’s Bullpen 16U team from Olney, 10-2.
MOUNT CARMEL — When Ella Banks graduated Mount Carmel High School at the end of May, her plans post-high school did not include playing collegiate softball.
It’s been a work-in-progress for close to three years and starting in the 2018-19 school year, Mount Carmel Jr. High will have a wrestling program.
MOUNT CARMEL — The Wabash Valley College basketball program will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Saturday, July 7. There will be only one division in the double-elimination tournament (guaranteed two games) for players 13-years of age or older.
HARRISBURG — Grayville Post 696 Jr. Legion baseball team dropped a doubleheader at Harrisburg against Post 167 Sunday afternoon.