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Saturday Sports Show:
August 30, 2014

Guests: Jared Shaner (Mt. Vernon Rams Football), Mike McKee (Sesser-Valier-Waltonville-Woodlawn Red Devils Football), Tod Rushing (WMIX Sports Correspondent), Ron Winemiller (WMIX Sports Correspondent), Robbie Kirk (Sparta Bulldogs Football), Quinn McClure (Mt. Vernon Rams Golf), Mike Reis (Hall of Fame Voice of SIU Saluki Athletics), plus talk of high school sports and the WMIX Sports Social Media Question!


Mt. Vernon Rams:
Football vs. Taylorville Tornadoes

The Mt. Vernon Rams played into week 11 in 2013--with multiple starters returning, the Rams hoped for an extension of that success in 2014. With new opponent Taylorville to open the season, Mt. Vernon looked to start 1-0 for the first time since 2006. The Rams had over 200 yards rushing from DeMontez Miller-Gray, but came up short falling 40-20 to the Tornadoes.


Mt. Vernon Lady Rams:
Softball vs. Carbondale Terriers

Mt. Vernon Lady Rams Softball was upset-minded as they battled the #1-seeded Carbondale Terriers at the Herrin Regional. Hannah Wright led off the game with a homer and eventually added another. Senior Malorie Garner had a 3 run home run and 4 RBI in the effort as the Lady Rams came up just short, 8-6, and finished the season 13-21.


WMIX Sports Basketball Showcase (Boys):
Woodlawn Cardinals vs. Sesser-Valier Red Devils

In a rematch of the 2010 Salem Super-Sectional, the Woodlawn Cardinals hoped to make the Sesser-Valier Red Devils their victim for a 7th straight regional championship. After a loss to Woodlawn a few weeks prior, the Red Devils hoped to get another postseason win over the Cards. After a hot start, the Red Devils finished off the Cardinals.


WMIX Sports Basketball Showcase (Girls):
Wayne City Lady Indians vs. Goreville Blackcats

The Wayne City Lady Indians looked for their first ever sectional title, while the Goreville Lady Blackcats hoped for a 4th straight. After an early lead for Wayne City, Goreville battled back to keep things close. Eventually, the game would go to overtime and Wayne City would creep back on top--only to see Goreville get a layup with 6 seconds left to win by 1, 41-40. Instant classic!


Special Coverage:
Webber Trojans Baseball - 2014 State Finals

After an emotional 5-4 win in 10 innings in the state semifinals, the Webber Trojans had to find the energy to win the state championship game. Faced against the Illinois Lutheran Chargers, the Trojans would find their toughest challenge. Ultimately, the Chargers toppled Webber 12-2 in 6 innings earning the Trojans the 2nd place trophy! Congratulations, Trojans, on making history!


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