Categories Archives: Sports & Entertainment

Basketball season preview

Though the weather outside is far too delightful to be considered winter, action on the hard court is ramping up for the 2014-15 basketball season. With teams playing their first games this week, action for the four Madison County high schools is sure to impress. Each area coach was asked to provide his or her outlook for this season. Here is a look at some of the local talent who will try to get the job done in the 2014-15 basketball campaign.

Mustangs regaining steam after forfeiting first game

Though the Ennis football team cruised to an easy victory over Broadview-Lavina during their first conference game on Aug. 29, the 46 – 6 final score does not count as a win for the Mustangs.
“During [the game] we played an ineligible player,” Superintendent John Overstreet told The Madisonian. “Football players must have 12 practices before playing in a football contest. The player in question only had 11 practices.”

Return of the grayling

By Abigail Dennis Arctic grayling are native to North America. Out of the 48 contiguous states, they were previously found only in Michigan and Montana, where they were important to the health and ecosystems of the rivers. According to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks fisheries biologist Pat Clancey, the fish has died out in Michigan […]