In many ways, it was a rough end to the COVID-delayed 2020 season for the Edwards County Football squad Friday night, but, even in defeat, the Lions found a bright spot.
With Edwards County standout Ryan St. Ledger not available to play against Vienna Friday night, someone needed to step up for the Grid Lion offense.
After falling behind early, the Lady Lions of Edwards County rallied hard to come back against Black Diamond Conference rival Hamilton County.
In their second game of the season the EC Lions and the Fairfield Mules met at Fairfield on March 2. Still missing two key players, the Lions battled but could not overcome the Mules and lost 68–39.
The AGS Lions basketball team took on the Olney Tigers and lost 74–27. The Tigers were on fire since the moment the game began and didn’t give the Lions a chance to do anything offensively and they were too much for the Lions defense.
The Edwards County Lions traveled to Eldorado Friday night for the second meeting of the season for these two teams. The Lions played hard, but couldn’t overcome the Eagles and the obstacles they faced. The Lions lost the game 81–57.
The AGS Lions took on the Flora Pups for their eighth grade recognition night on Tuesday. This was a close game, both teams playing hard and matching up well.
Despite gaining an early advantage, the Grayville Boys Basketball squad dropped a matchup with fellow Midland Trail Conference team Christ Our Rock Lutheran last week.
The Edwards County Lions played Hamilton County for Senior Night on Tuesday, Feb. 23 and despite their best efforts, the Foxes beat them with a final score of 50–41.
On Saturday, the Edwards County Lions traveled to Bluford to take on the Webber Trojans. The Lions, missing juniors Kaden Cowling and Alex Calverley, beat the Trojans with a final score of 47–33.
The Edwards County Lions took on the Johnston City Indians Friday Feb. 19 and after almost a two week snow break, they came out ready to play some ball, but ultimately fell to the Indians with a final score of 55–40.
The Grayville offense kept pace with a high-powered Runnin’ Lion scoring machine for three periods, before falling behind in the final minutes of play.
What a game! This game had everything you could ask for in a game; competitiveness, a close score, evenly matched talent and even some drama on the court.
The Bison Boys of Grayville Basketball started the delayed 2021 season with a tough draw, traveling to Midland Trail Conference powerhouse Woodlawn to begin their latest campaign.
For the Junior Lady Lions of Albion Grade School, the 2020 softball season came to an end Thursday afternoon after a late push by Norris City Omaha Enfield knocked them out of the Regional Championship game.
The Edwards County Community School Unit School District #1 Board of Education had their regularly scheduled meeting Sept. 21 and approved several new business agenda items, to include sports association affiliation.