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…

Quality Carp Management Team Wins SIC Foundation Bowfishing Tournament

Late Saturday evening, July 21, in Rosiclare, 10 teams headed out into the murky waters of the Ohio River for an overnight bowfishing expedition to compete for prize money and bragging rights for the best bowfishing team. The four-person team of Reese Johnson (Grand Rivers, Kentucky), Michael Johnson (Grand Rivers, Kentucky), Brian Willingham (Orland Park,…Read more…

Carmi American Legion Post 224 Ball Season Comes to a Close

Carmi American Legion Post 224’s run in the 5th Division Senior Baseball Tournament came to an end yesterday afternoon with a 9-4 loss to Edwardsville.  Thompson took the loss for Carmi allowing 5 runs in 3 innings pitched.  Stewart and Blazier combined for the final 3 innings.  Edwardsville jumped on Carmi early and scored in…Read more…

Carmi goes 1-1 Over the Weekend at Aviston Tourney

The 5th Division Senior Legion Baseball Tournament kicked off over the weekend and Carmi Post 224 went 1-1.  On Saturday, Carmi got upended by the host Aviston club by a score of 7-1.  Lamp took the loss allowing 5 runs over 3 and a 1/3 innings, allowing 7 hits and 2 walks.  Aviston scored in…Read more…

Shooters brought the heat at the Young Leader Pistol Shoot

Shooting steel targets for speed has become a popular sport.  Many shooters at the Young Leader Pistol Shoot were able to shoot all 5 targets in less than 3 seconds. Pictured is Trevor Armstrong of Tunnel Hill, IL who placed first overall in the Speed Steel event and eleventh overall in the Marksmanship event. It…Read more…

2018 Carmi-White County volleyball camp awards

2-4th Grades: Vertical Jump: 1st Place: Callie Winter – 13” 2nd Place: Alaina May – 11” 3rd Place: Lyla Wolff, Kenley Kays, & Johanna Zieren – 10” Passing (out of 30) 1st Place: Annsley Healy & Addison Hydrick (13) 2nd Place: Alexis Pulley & Johanna Zieren (10) 3rd Place: Sophia Hunsinger, Kenley Kays, and Callie…Read more…

Jr Pro Football sign-ups July 21st and 28th

Carmi Jr Pro Football signups for the 2018 season will be held on Saturday July 21st and Saturday July 28th  from 8:30am to 12pm on both days.  The sign ups will be held at the football practice field at the end of College Blvd in Carmi.  Any White County youth entering grades 5th through 8th…Read more…

24 teams compete in Chamber of Commerce golf tournament Saturday

The foursome of Jordan Johnson, Troy Nelson, Kenny Carter and Chris Desper shot a 15-under to win the annual Carmi Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 23 at the Carmi Country Club. Carmi Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Amber Ackerman (third from left) and Education Committee Chairman Lisa Wolff (third from right) presented…Read more…