Information for the state cross country meet is attached. A couple of reminders for spectators include admission prices ($5 adults - $2 for 8th grade and below). Also, pets will NOT be allowed at the meet. The girls race begins at 10:00 AM followed by the boys at 10:30. More information can be found at http://sijhsaa.com/index.php/sports-1/boys-sports/boys-cross-country-1/2186-2021-class-l-state-cross-country . Good luck to both teams!
Reminder: BGS is not in session next week for fall break. Students will return to school on Monday, October 18th. We hope everyone has a relaxing and enjoyable week off!
Please see the attached letter from Dr. Smith with information about 2:00 PM dismissals each Wednesday, starting on October 20th.
5-8 Announcements for 10-7-21
Yesterday was a great day for the Running Rangers as they defended their home course and captured Regional titles in the girls and boys races. The teams will now compete at the state meet in Du Quoin on Saturday, October 16th. The state meet kicks off with the girls’ race at 10:00 AM. More details will be posted soon. Congratulations!!!
Benton hosts the SIJHSAA Region 3 cross country meet this afternoon in the park. The girls are scheduled to race at 4:00 PM, followed by the boys. The top 4 (out of 8) teams and the next 10 individuals will qualify for the state meet in Du Quoin on Saturday, October 16th.
Reminder: Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 6th is a 2:00 PM dismissal for BGS students.
5-8 Announcements for 10-4-21
The athletic schedule for 10/4/21 - 10/8/21 is attached. Please note the change in time for boys' basketball tryouts on 10/6/21 due to the 2:00 PM dismissal (2:00-3:30 PM Boys' Tryout).
Reminder: This Friday, October 1st, BGS has an 11:00 AM dismissal.
5-8 Announcements for 9-28-21:
5-8 Announcements for 9/27/21:
Good morning. Unfortunately we are down a couple of bus routes this morning. Drivers will be working together to get by all bus stops to pick up students but may be running late. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Softball Regional Championship Game: Saturday, September 25th (10:00 AM) at Du Quoin High School vs. West Frankfort. The bus will leave from the Event Center at 8:30 AM. Good luck tomorrow!
Please see the attachment for details about boys' and girls' basketball tryouts.
I was just informed that the start time for softball Saturday morning has been changed to 10:00 AM. The bus will leave from the Event Center at 8:30 AM.
Softball opened up regional play with an 8-3 win over Du Quoin! They will be back in action Saturday morning at 11:00 AM at Du Quoin to play for the regional championship. Good luck girls!
5-8 Announcements for 9/23/21:
Baseball Regional Update: Tomorrow's game will be at Du Quoin with a start time of 4:00 PM. The bus will leave at 2:30 PM. With a win, the championship game is still scheduled for 3:30 PM on Friday in Mt. Vernon.