The Carmi-White County Lady Bullpup softball team looks to continue recent success as the 2019 season is right around the corner.

From left to right, Jace Carter, Tyler Hoskins, CWC assistant coach Clinton Wolff, and Cooper Craig took to the gridiron on Friday, June 7, at the Southern Illinois All-Star football game at Carterville. The former Bulldogs walked off the field one last time in victory, as the Red Team defea…

Cooper Craig starts his route on Friday, June 7, at the Southern Illinois All-Star football game at Carterville. Craig had one catch during the contest to help his team to a 33-28 victory.

Jace Carter prepares to start the offense on Friday, June 7, at the Southern Illinois All-Star football game at Carterville.

Post 224’s KaCee Fulkerson brings the pitch home on Wednesday, June 5, against Evansville Pate at Eckerle Park. The game was suspended in the third inning due to inclement weather with Carmi trailing 4-1.

Pat Stewart’s Post 224 baseball team made the road trip to Harrisburg on Sunday, June 9, and dropped a doubleheader by the scores of 2-1 and 10-0 in six innings.

Tyler Hoskins (right) takes his position on the offensive line on Friday, June 7, at the Southern Illinois All-Star football game at Carterville.

The Carmi-White County Bulldog baseball team dropped two close contests to Black Diamond Conference East rival Fairfield during their series over the past week.

The Carmi-White County middle school volleyball teams continued their winning ways over the past week, as both seventh and eighth grade squads scored victories over both Gallatin County and Olney. With those wins, Ariana Watts’s seventh graders are now 5-5 on the season, while the overall re…

For 24 of the 32 minutes of the Harrisburg regional championship basketball game on Friday, February 22, Carmi-White County outscored the top-seeded Fairfield Mules by one point.

The Carmi-White County eighth grade volleyball team participated at the 8th Grade Benton Tourney on Saturday, February 23, and won the trophy for the Bronze Division.

Five CWC Bullpups were chosen to play in the Rend Lake College Southern Illinois Junior High School All Star Classic basketball games on February 23-24. Front row (l to r): Johanna Smith and Mara Serafini. Back row (l to r): Bryce Conner, Tyler Goemaat, and Trey Dixon.

Two comebacks in one game proved to be difficult Wednesday night against Woodlawn at the Wayne City Regional, and Jim Tucker’s Fighting Cardinals saw their season draw to a close in a 46-28 loss. 

The Carmi-White County fifth and sixth grade boys’ basketball teams hosted Hamilton County on Tuesday, February 19, at Washington Middle School. While the fifth grade fell 28-19, the sixth grade squad picked up a 37-24 victory.

Students at Jefferson Attendance Center are participating in the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race this year and recently completed ten miles in the weather-plagued Penguin Plunge Mileage Challenge at JAC. 

Mike Zaranti’s sixth grade Lady Bullpup basketball team took two road games from West Frankfort on Tuesday, February 19. Dividing their team into two squads, CWC won the “A” game 27-20 and the “B” contest by the score of 18-9.

A troubling 1-3-1 zone by Lawrenceville late in the second half proved to be the difference on Tuesday, February 12, at McDougal-Evers Gymnasium as the visiting Indians defeated Carmi-White County by the score of 53-43 in a non-conference contest.

It looked bleak early Monday night as the NCOE Fighting Cardinals opened post season play.  Jim Tucker’s squad could buy a bucket against Waltonville in the early going and quickly found themselves down 10-0 before sophomore C.J. Richardson would hit a three pointer from the far corner to ge…

Jim Tucker’s Fighting Cardinals ended the regular season with a pair of home games against GEC opponents and split decisions.

The Carmi-White County seventh and eighth grade volleyball teams split a pair of contests over the past week. While the Lady Bullpups fell to Hamilton County on Wednesday, February 13, the maroon and white rebounded with a pair of victories over Fairfield on Thursday, February 14.

Jonathan Goemaat’s sixth grade boys’ basketball team brought home the consolation championship trophy on Saturday, February 16, at the Benton Sixth Grade Future Rangers tournament that consisted of 12 teams.

The Carmi-White County fifth and sixth grade girls’ basketball teams combined to win four contests over the past week, picking up victories against Flora and Hamilton County.

The Carmi-White County fifth and sixth grade boys’ basketball teams split a doubleheader on the road at Albion on Tuesday, February 12. While the fifth graders lost by the score of 28-23, the sixth grade squad edged out their counterparts 27-25.

The NCOE Fighting Cardinals may be playing their best basketball of the year at just the right time, but saw their season high win streak of five games snapped on their final regular season road trip by the Crab Orchard Trojans. 

The NCOE Jr High basketball team saw their fantastic season come to a close Friday night, suffering only their second loss on the year at the hands of Pinkneyville in the Class M SIJHSAA  state final 40-39.

Eldorado knocked down four straight free throws in the final 20 seconds to slip past Carmi-White County 42-33 on Tuesday, February 5, at Duff-Kingston Gymnasium in a Black Diamond Conference East matchup.

With two new coaches at the helm, the Carmi-White County Lady Bullpup volleyball teams opened their 2019 season with a couple of matches, facing off against Grayville and Mt. Carmel.

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The Carmi-White County fifth and sixth grade girls’ basketball teams had a successful week, winning four contests in four opportunities. 

The Carmi-White County fifth and sixth grade boys’ basketball teams had a busy week, competing in three contests on the hardwood.

Jim Tucker’s NCOE Fighting Cardinals put together their first three game win streak of the season by defeating Galatia, Webber, and Carrier Mills on the road to improve their record to 9-12 on the campaign. 

The Carmi-White County boys’ basketball team had a busy week with three contests over a span of five days. 

Freshman Elleigh Gray scored a career-high 18 points to pace Carmi-White County to a 51-34 victory over the Lady Indians on Thursday, January 31, at Johnston City. The victory not only snapped a two-game losing streak for the maroon and white but also was the regular season finale for Clinto…

Terry Gholson’s Bulldog wrestling season ended on Saturday, February 2, at the Robinson regional. Seven Bulldogs started the day with hopes of advancing to the sectionals, but none of them were able to get out of one of the most difficult regionals in the state.

Major and mid-major universities and colleges from across the nation competing in the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Collegiate division are taking note of the new kid on the block.

Clinton Wolff’s Lady Bulldog basketball season came to an end on Monday, February 4, at the Wayne City regional as seventh-seeded CWC fell to the eight-seed DuQuoin Lady Indians by the score of 48-39. 

Carmi-White County’s fifth and sixth grade boys’ basketball teams split a pair of games on Saturday, February 2, at Washington Middle School. While the fifth grade dropped a 36-26 decision, the sixth graders ran past their counterparts by the score of 51-10.

Eric Dixon’s eighth grade boys’ basketball team came up short at the Olney regional on Saturday, February 2, falling to the host Tigers 42-30.

The freshman Bulldog basketball team won the consolation championship at the Hamilton County freshman tournament on Saturday, January 26. From left to right, Marcus Niehaus, Brody Atteberry, Oakley Gee, Luke Simon, Ty Stubblefield, and Cal York.

Jim Tucker’s Fighting Cardinals faced some tough opposition in all three games at last week’s Greater Egyptian Conference Tournament played at SIC’s Deaton Gymnasium, and came away with the 7th place trophy.