Softball pictures will be taken tomorrow before the game in the park. The photographers plan to start taking pictures at 3:15 PM. Baseball pictures will be taken before the game on September 16th.
5-8 Announcements for 9/7/21
Athletic calendar for the week of 9/7/21.
The softball team kicks off a long weekend with a win over Wayne City. Congrats girls!
The baseball and softball games that were rained out this week at Carbondale have been rescheduled for Saturday, September 11th at 10:00 AM. The bus for Carbondale will leave at 8:15 AM.
Benton baseball comes up with a 9 inning win over Carmi (6-7). Great win boys!
Softball Update: A softball game has been added to the schedule for tomorrow (9/3) against Wayne City. The game will start at 4:30 in the park. Baseball and softball both play at home this afternoon against Carmi.
Benton Cross Country kicks off their season this afternoon at the park. The JV race will start at 4:00 PM with the varsity race to immediately follow. Good luck to all runners!
The baseball/softball games scheduled for today at Carbondale have been canceled to due to poor field conditions. Baseball will practice from 3:30-5:00 at the park. Softball will practice after school until 4:30 in the 5-8 Gym. A make-up date will be announced once scheduled.
Sports pictures will be coming up in the next couple of weeks for baseball and softball. Baseball pictures will be on 9/8, and softball pictures will be on 9/16. Pictures will be taken before the game on those dates.
Cross Country 2021 kicks off this Wednesday at the Benton Park. The JV race starts at 4:00 PM. A season schedule is attached.
Weekly Athletic Calendar: 8/30 - 9/3
Please use the following link to view a letter from Superintendent Dr. Steve Smith regarding COVID-19 updates.
Baseball and softball both come home from Mt. Vernon tonight with wins. Good luck tomorrow at Carterville!
Cross Country Update (8/25): Today's cross country practice has been moved to 6:30 - 7:30 PM at the park.
Baseball grabs another conference win tonight, beating Harrisburg 6-1. Baseball and softball both head to Mt. Vernon tomorrow afternoon. Good luck!
Cross Country Update (8/24): Today's cross country practice has been moved to 6:30 - 7:30 PM at the BGS track.
BGS Parents: Tonight, the Board of Education voted to follow the Governor’s Executive Order mandating masks for all teachers, students, and visitors, regardless of vaccination status. The mandate will begin tomorrow, August 24, 2021. No matter where you fall on this issue, I want to thank you in advance for your cooperation and support of BGS.
It was a great night to be at the ballpark! The baseball boys came away with a 16-1 win after 4 innings. The softball team won a 7th inning comeback thriller 5-4! We’ll see you back in the park tomorrow.
Our baseball and softball teams kick off a busy week at home against Herrin today (4:30). They host Harrisburg tomorrow before heading to Mt. Vernon on Wednesday and Carterville on Thursday.