CARMI -- Mount Carmel head baseball coach Shea Smith has repeatedly said this Aces group is one that has high expectations and is capable of quality play in the postseason. The Aces followed suit with that and advanced to the Regional Championship on Saturday against Fairfield.
MOUNT CARMEL -- For as long as he can remember, baseball's always been a passion for Wabash Valley College sophomore first baseman Cael Baker. He recalls having an epiphany of sorts, guiding him to prioritizing baseball over his other love, football.
FLORA -- With aspirations of snapping a 14-year Regional Championship drought, Mount Carmel readied for what would likely be a dogfight against Flora in Friday's Regional Championship game.
CARMI -- Mount Carmel pieced together a late rally to push themselves past a quality Johnston City team 4-2 on Thursday evening in Cami -- but the victory wouldn't come without a cost.
FLORA -- Currently on a 13-year running drought without a Softball Regional Championship, Mount Carmel is eyeing to snap that drought this season and took one step closer to that goal on Tuesday in Flora.
MOUNT CARMEL -- Having claimed the Region 24 crown on Monday with a 9-1 victory over Olney Central College, Wabash Valley College advanced to the Northern District Tournament, which they'll host this year from May 17-19.
MOUNT CARMEL -- Monday halted potential history, but the trade off is one that Wabash Valley College head baseball coach Rob Fournier would surely take.
MOUNT CARMEL -- Mount Carmel senior golfer Wade Ruth made his collegiate plans official on Tuesday afternoon in the Mount Carmel High School Library.
MOUNT CARMEL -- For one final time, Mount Carmel's senior baseball players took the field at Dee White Field in the team's final home game of the regular season and Senior Night.
MOUNT CARMEL -- When presented with a challenge, Wabash Valley College's hitters have come through time and time again. Not much changed in that regard for the Warriors in the Region 24 Tournament opener against Frontier Community College on Friday.
MOUNT CARMEL -- On Monday Wabash Valley College baseball defeated No. 10 ranked John A. Logan, completing a sweep of the Volunteers and clinching a third straight Great Rivers Athletic Conference.
SALEM -- Mount Carmel's girls soccer team's season ended in Salem on Monday, as the Lady Aces fell 3-2 to Salem in overtime, falling just short of their first victory of the season with a stroke of bad luck costing Mount Carmel dearly late in the game.
MOUNT CARMEL -- A slew of cancellations in spring sports caused Mount Carmel boys tennis to have a few cancellations, pushing Senior Night back to May 7, a match that was originally scheduled to be at Carmi was swapped to be a home match for the Aces seniors.
MOUNT CARMEL -- St. Mary's School hosted its annual Athletics Banquet in the school gymnasium on Wednesday, May 8, honoring athletes for their performances this past calendar season.
PEORIA -- For the second straight season, former Mount Carmel standout Eryn Gould was recognized with All-Missouri Valley Conference First Team honors on Wednesday in Peoria.
MOUNT CARMEL -- Anytime you can get a win in Big Eight action, it's a good day for a Mount Carmel Athletics program. A blowout victory though, even sweeter.
CARTERVILLE -- Wabash Valley College baseball added another notch to its already record-breaking season, clinching their third consecutive Great Rivers Athletic Conference crown with a 13-6 victory over John A. Logan on Sunday.
FORT BRANCH -- Mount Carmel's boys basketball team reminisced on the accomplishments provided by this year's senior class and the team in their postseason banquet at R'z Cafe and Catering Company in Fort Branch on Sunday.
MOUNT CARMEL -- Conditions were less than ideal, emotions were high and Mount Carmel students and parents were all gathered to send off a group of pioneers who made a dream into a reality.