#Southern Illinois

300 Birds Just Fell From the Sky Dead in Southern Illinois

Authorities say that 300 birds just fell from the sky dead in southern Illinois and they think they know the culprit that's responsible. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources just shared news that 300 snow geese were just found deceased in southern Illinois. They currently believe it's because of the bird flu that has caused the death of millions of birds across America this year.
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Massac guards take over in late stages against Lakers

DRAFFENVILLE — Throw out the stats. Saturday’s boys’ basketball matchup between Calloway County and Southern Illinois power Massac County in the annual Marshall County Hoopfest came down to one thing. Massac guards Isaac Hosman and Will Harmon kept taking the ball to the hole in the fourth...

Wildcats Drop 3rd Straight Falling To Mt Vernon Saturday

The Salem Wildcats dropped to 1-4 on the year with a loss Saturday at the Southern Illinois Shootout in Mt Vernon to the host Rams 69-41. Salem trailed 39-16 at the halftime break, but came out in the 3rd quarter and outscored Mt Vernon 20-12 before the Rams pulled away in the 4th. Connor Tennyson led Salem with 17. Navontae Nesbit scored 18 for the Rams and was named MVP of the game. RJ King had 16. Rolen Adams had 6 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the Rams. Salem returns to action tomorrow night at Mascoutah before heading to Columbia on Friday.

Pickett scores 23, Saint Louis tops Southern Illinois 85-72

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Javon Pickett's 23 points helped Saint Louis defeat Southern Illinois 85-72 on Saturday night. Pickett added six rebounds for the Billikens (7-2). Gibson Jimerson shot 6 for 11, including 3 for 7 from beyond the arc to add 15 points. Yuri Collins was 4 of 8 shooting and 5 of 6 from the free throw line to finish with 13 points and he had 14 assists. Fred Thatch Jr. had 13 points, making 6 of 8 shots.

Chester Athletes Earn All-South Honors

Several Chester High School athletes earned All-South honors from the Southern Illinois Coaches Association. Senior lineman Shane Bicket and sophomore wide receiver Devante Palacio received honors in football. Aubrie Medford and Camryn Luthy earned honors in golf. Paige Vasquez was a repeat selection in volleyball.

Lincoln men’s basketball team falls at home to No. 7 Central Oklahoma

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) The Lincoln Blue Tigers were taken down at home on Saturday by No. 7 Central Oklahoma 78-63. LU got behind early going into the locker room down 20 and even though they outscored UCO in the second half, it wasn't enough the get the win. Artese...

RECAP: Wrestling Drops Decision at Illinois

CHAMPAIGN---The Chattanooga Mocs lost 32-9 against Illinois in a dual matchup in the State Farm Center Saturday afternoon. The Mocs are now 2-5, while the Fighting Illini improve to 2-1. Illinois took the first four and the last four matches of the day. Falls at 125 and 141 dug an early hole that the Mocs could not get out of despite the battle to get there. The two falls and a tech fall were too much to overcome.

Southern Illinois vs Saint Louis Basketball Live Stream, TV Channel (12/3/22)

The Saint Louis Billikins (6-2) put their perfect 5-0 home record on the line Saturday against the underdog Southern Illinois Salukis (5-2). This men’s basketball game tips off at a scheduled 4 pm ET / 1 pm PT start time. This SIU and SLU basketball game cannot be viewed...

Southern Illinois town is urging shoppers to support local

OLNEY, Ill. (WTHI) - The holiday shopping season is underway, and one southern Illinois community is reminding residents to support local. Moonlight Madness is happening in downtown Olney from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Local restaurants are open, serving dinner to hungry shoppers. After dinner, shoppers can go around to...

Local Student-Athletes In NCAA Hoops 12/3/22

-Hustisford’s Dylan Kuehl had 8 and Justin Kuehl 3 for NMU. -Mountain Top Christian grad David Britton had 14 points for MU. -Beaver Dam’s Ty Bunkoske played 8 minutes for MU. Women’s College Basketball. Northern Illinois 71 Eastern Illinois 69. -BD alum Tara Stauffacher had 3 points...