LISTEN TO WGEL FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN CIRCUS TICKETS
The animals, the clowns, the highwire acts…all part of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus fun. Your friends at WGEL and Twin Oaks Golf Club are giving you the chance to win a Family Fun Pack of four tickets for the circus November 16th at the Scott Trade Center in St. Louis. Tune in WGEL Tuesday between 10am and 2pm for your chance to win. Be caller #7 when you hear Carl the Lion Tamer open the ticket window and you’ll win four tickets for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus courtesy of WGEL and Twin Oaks Golf Club. You must be 18 or older and may only win once. Only one winner per family. Employees of WGEL, Twin Oaks Golf Club, and their immediate family members are not eligible.
The Greenville High School fall sports awards were handed out Tuesday night.
For boys golf:
Scott Eaton, Lowest Stroke Average and Fewest Putts Average, Jordan Wright, Fairways and Greens, Tyler Neese, Most Improved and All-Conference, Adam Simmonds, Most Improved
For girls golf:
Katie Bohle, Lowest Stroke Average and All-Conference, Stephanie Hoffmeier, Lowest Stroke Average, Kirstie Childerson, Lowest Putts Average, Chelsi Braye, Fairways and Greens, Elise Mills, Most Improved
For boys soccer:
Ryan Mulholland, MVP, Trevor Suess, Hustle Award and Rookie of the Year, Alex Hack, Most Improved
Valerie Ellsworth, Most Improved, Vanessa Daniken, 110% Award, Brittany Paradee, Spirit Award, Avery Cole, MVP
Jessica Miller and Tracy Miller, MVPs, Katy Gilmore, Offense Award, Jessica Miller, Defense Award, Jill Alderman, Most Improved, Crystal Clanton, Unsung Hero, Hannah Elliott, Sparkplug Award
Alicia Lohman, MVP, Liz Todd, Most Spirit, Sarah Sarginson, Best Jumper, Lauren Brewer, Comet Award
The football Comets will honor their award winners at the conclusion of the season.
MONDAY SPORTS (11-13)
The Greenville Comets post-season journey ended Saturday with a 30-8 loss to the Anna-Jonesboro Wildcats in Class 3A Elite 8 football playoffs. Josh Hulvey, who had 131 yards rushing, scored for Greenville and Ethan Willman caught the 2-point conversion. The Comets end the season with a 10-2 record.
In other playoff scores:
Class 1A, Mt. Olive over Jacksonville Routt 18-12
Class 4A, Mater Dei defeats Newton 17-14 and Mascoutah is a 28-27 winner over Mt. Carmel. The two teams will meet this weekend.
Congratulations to the Breese Central Lady Cougars who finished 2nd in the state. They lost in the state finals to Hartsburg Emden 25-21, 22-25, 23-25.
The GC Panthers lost their regular season finale 17-14 to the Washington University Bears. GC was winning 14-10 in the 4th quarter but Wash U came from behind to post the victory. Cody Griffith and Reese Christopher scored TDs for the Panthers who end the regular season with a 6-4 record.
JR HIGH GIRLS BASKETBALL
The Pocahontas Indians are now 7-3 after their 26-16 win over St. Paul last week. Kelsey Kniepmann had 10 points and Beth Rakers and Amber Hunsell had 6 each.
The 8th grade Lady Bluejays edged Triad 18-14 on Friday. Kayla Gray had 9 points and 11 rebounds. The 7th graders lost to Triad 22-11.
JIMMIE EUGENE CRAIG
Jimmie Eugene Craig, age 67 of Vandalia and formerly of Mulberry Grove, passed away Sunday at St. Anthony's Hospital in Effingham. Funeral arrangements for 67-year-old Jimmie Eugene Craig are pending at Donnell-Weigand Funeral Home.
JEAN MARIE COATS
Jean Marie Coats, age 69 of Mulberry Grove, passed away Friday (Nov 10) at Barnes Jewish Hospital. Funeral services for 69-year-old Jean Marie Coats will be held Tuesday at 11am at Young Funeral Home in Mulberry Grove. Interment at Bethlehem Cemetery. Friends may call tonight from 5-8PM at the funeral home. Memorials to the American Cancer Society.
Raymond E. Metzger, age 68 of Greenville, passed away Saturday (Nov. 11) at his residence. Funeral services for 68-year-old Raymond E. Metzger will be Tuesday at noon at the May Funeral Home. Visitation is Tuesday from 11am until service time at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family