Football Schedule 10/12

Football Schedule;  Week of Oct. 12   Black Diamond Conference Carmi White County at McLeansboro (Hamilton County) CZR at Chester (Sunday) Eldorado at Fairfield Sesser-Valier at Vienna   Little Illini Conference Casey Westfield at Marshall Lawrenceville at Bridgeport (Red Hill) Newton at Olney (Richland County) Robinson at Paris   River to River (Mississippi) DuQuoin at…Read more…

Golf Team Off to State Tournament

Golf Team Off to State   The Carmi White County Boys Golf Team is waking up in Bloomington, Illinois this morning, ready for the first round of the IHSA State Golf Tournament. Coach Trey Mason and the team traveled to Bloomington early yesterday and were able to get in a practice round. Carmi’s first golfer…Read more…

Football Standing October 12

Football Standings 10/12   With two weeks to go in the high school football season, a number of area teams have already clinched play-off spots. In the Black Diamond Conference, Fairfield, with a 7 and 0 record going into tonight’s game has clinched a playoff spot. Eldorado and Sesser-Valier, both with 6 and 1 records…Read more…

St. Jude’s Golf Scramble Rescheduled

St. Jude’s Golf Scramble Rescheduled   It was with deep regret the organizers of the Inaugural St. Jude’s Golf Scramble set for tomorrow (sat) has been rescheduled. Chad Baxley and Josh Cronin, organizers of the event regretted the decision, but explained they “can’t control the weather.” The event, which will raise money for St. Jude’s…Read more…

Olney Community College Baseball Expo & Showcase Oct. 6

Olney Central College will host a Baseball Exposure Showcase on Saturday, Oct. 6 at OCC’s Dennis Conley Field. The showcase is structured to expose players to multiple college recruiters. Position players will be evaluated on foot speed, throwing accuracy/arm strength, fielding ability and hitting skills. Pitchers will be evaluated on arm strength, control, secondary pitches…Read more…

Local Sports Report – Boys Golf Wins HamCo Invite

Coach Trey Mason’s Golf Teams were in action yesterday afternoon for a Hamilton County Invitational.  The boys defeated Hamilton County, Goreville and CZR.  The Bulldogs shot a combined 164 team score, 9 shots better than the host Foxes.  Goreville followed 25 shots higher with a 198 and the Bearcats finished with a 202.  Downen was…Read more…

CWC Volleyball Loses Heartbreaker to Edwards County Tuesday Night

In volleyball action last night, Carmi White County fell to powerhouse Edwards County.  Coach Penny Gunter says the varsity loss was a heartbreaker as the Lady Bulldogs had the Lady Lions on the ropes with game point at 24-21 in the decisive third set, but couldn’t pull out the win and fell by a final…Read more…

CWC Varsity Volleyball Wins Season Opener at Mt. Carmel

CWC Freshmen were defeated 20-25, 11-15 to start their season at 0-1. The JV were defeated as well with a score of 25-27, 24-26. They were very close games and the girls came back from a huge deficit to almost get the win. The Varsity won in 3 17-25, 25-23, 25-20 to put them at…Read more…

Simon Prepares for 22nd Year at Helm of Bulldogs Football

Story submitted by Toby Brown Starting his 22nd season as Carmi-White County High School head football coach, Kurt Simon made his annual trip to the Carmi Kiwanis Club on Thursday, Aug. 16 to preview the Bulldogs’ upcoming campaign for the service club. Simon has 47 kids out for football this fall, including 11 seniors, five…Read more…

August 16th Local Sports

Carmi White County Boys and Girls Golf is on the road today.  Both teams will travel to Harrisburg’s Shawnee Hills Country Club for a match. Back to School Night is coming up this Friday night in conjunction with the Bulldog Booster Club’s Fall Sports Festival and Gator Bowl.  In addition to a cookout at 6pm,…Read more…

Jr. Bulldogs fall to Sesser

The Carmi-White County Middle School dropped a tough 4-3 loss on Monday to Sesser. The Jr. Bulldogs were down 3-1 going into the sixth inning, where they scored a pair of runs to tie the game, but Sesser responded and reclaimed the lead in the bottom of the sixth. Tyler Spence took the loss in…Read more…

CWCMS Baseball Falls to Harrisburg

The Carmi White County Middle School baseball team took it on the chin Friday afternoon, falling to Harrisburg by an 18-6 score. Tyler Spence took the loss for the Jr. Bulldogs.  Struggling a bit with command, Spence threw only 29 of 52 pitches for strikes.  Harrisburg scored 3 in the first and 2 in the…Read more…

CWC Golf Teams Kick Off Season Strong

Carmi White County Boys and Girls Golf teams got their seasons underway with an invitational meet in Mt. Carmel Thursday morning.  Coach Trey Mason said the boys team made a point that they weren’t settling for 2nd place and commented it was a great match.  The boys team shot a 315…the same score the host…Read more…

Bullpups Open Season with Win Over NCOE

Coach Justin Simmon’s Jr Bulldogs had a successful opening to their fall baseball season yesterday afternoon.  Carmi topped NCOE by a score of 11-1 in 5 innings.  Zac Roark was the winning pitcher for the Bullpups tossing 4 innings of 1 hit, 1 run ball.  He threw 57 pitches, 38 of them for strikes while…Read more…

Local Sports Notes

If you’ve got a Pre-K through 7th grader interested in playing the beautiful game, make plans to sign up for White County’s Recreational Soccer League this Saturday.  Pre K players must be at least 4 years of age by August 1st to be eligible.  Registration will take place from 10am – 2pm this Saturday at…Read more…