SPORTS FOR FRIDAY
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
The Comets Varsity and JV will host Southwestern.
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
The Lady Comets will host Hillsboro.
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK
The Lady Comets are in the IHSA Sectional today.
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER
The Lady Comets will host Carlinville.
JUNIOR HIGH TRACK AND FIELD
4 students from the Pocahontas/Sorento track team will be heading to State. Two 8th graders and two 7th graders. The 8th graders are Shani Weiss in Shot-put and Brad Perry in Hurdles, both from Pocahontas; 7th graders Kerry Patrick from Pocahontas in the shot-put and Corey Manning from Sorento in the discus. Coach Harold Smith said that Weiss is ranked 4th in Class A and Patrick is ranked 5th.
Gail Bell, age 53, of Sorento, passed away Thursday at her home. Funeral arrangements for 53 year-old Gail Bell are pending at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento
SATURDAY - Mostly clear with some sun, high 69, low 52
SUNDAY - 35% chance of showers, high 62, low 45
Join us this Sunday for WGEL’s Public Affairs Program. Our guests this week are Jackie Blumer and Karen Hicks, 4th Grade teachers from Greenville Elementary. Jackie and Karen will talk about GES as a NASA Explorer School, the activities that students have had access to, including the hands on experience and this week's upcoming NASA Family Night. That's Public Affairs this Sunday following our noon Bond County Area News here on WGEL.