September 16, 2019 Local Stories in and Around St. Joseph, Illinois

Fall scrimmage night set at SJO

Want to get a sneak peek at what St. Joseph-Ogden High School athletes will look like this upcoming fall season?

You’re in luck.


Fans will have the opportunity to see SJO volleyball, boys’ soccer and football teams in action during intrasquad scrimmages on Friday evening.

The event will start at %:30 p.m. with the marching band playing the National Anthem on the football practice field. The football team will scrimmage on the practice field from 5:35 p.m. until 7 p.m.

At 6 p.m. the soccer team will scrimmage at Woodard Park until 7 p.m. They will then travel back to the high school to be introduced in the main gym.

At 7 p.m. the marching band will play the National Anthem in the Main Gym.

The athlete introduction will start in the Main Gym after the National Anthem. The marching band, cheerleaders, cross country athletes, volleyball players, freshman football players, varsity football players and varsity and junior varsity players will all introduced. After introductions volleyball will scrimmage until 8:30 p.m.


The event is free and open to the public, with pork chop sandwiches and concessions available.


Friday night’s scrimmages are a precursor to the start of the athletic season for SJO’s fall sports teams.

The soccer team starts its season at 4:30 p.m. Monday at Oakwood/Salt Fork before the volleyball team has its first match at 7 p.m. Tuesday at home against Decatur St. Teresa.

The SJO football team kicks off its season at 7 p.m. on Aug. 30 at home against St. Thomas More, while both SJO cross-country teams will run their first meet at 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 31 during the Doc Acklin Memorial Invitational in Paris.

Banner
Related Posts

Smith combines love of running and charity

June 6, 2019

June 6, 2019

Keely Smith loves to run. You see it in her Twitter handle which is keelyruns101. You see it after talking...

SJO announces winter sport letter and award winners

March 27, 2019

March 27, 2019

Basketball CheerleadingBrooke Butorac, Sr.Keely McCorkle, Sr.Megan Mitchell, Sr.Alyssa Whitlock, Sr.Kaylee Blackburn, Jr.Faith Dahman, Jr.Eliza Lewis, Jr.Lexi Ribbe, Jr.Makenzie Barron, So.Raegan...

‘They are all so unselfish’

February 22, 2019

February 22, 2019

The St. Joseph-Ogden Girls Basketball team is going to make history this weekend by bringing home a State trophy. And...

Relays shine bright for SJO girls’ track and field at Unity Invite

April 14, 2019

April 14, 2019

This past Friday night saw the St. Joseph-Ogden High School girls’ track and field team turn in a sterling performance...

SJO girls’ basketball reaches Sweet 16

February 12, 2019

February 12, 2019

One more win and the St. Joseph-Ogden High School girls’ basketball team can celebrate its first sectional championship in 12...

Michael looking to the future with coaching job

August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019

Nate Michael spent his youth playing basketball in every form.  After graduating this spring from McKendree University, the 6-foot-3, 180-pound...

Parker looks to succeed at Purdue

June 27, 2019

June 27, 2019

Dalton Parker has seen his share of ups and downs during his baseball career. Parker, a 2016 graduate of St....

Burnett, Jacobs carry SJO baseball past GCMS

April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019

Road wins aren’t to be taken for granted. Especially dominating road victories like the one the St. Joseph-Ogden High School...

Dowling, Dukeman power SJO softball to home win

April 10, 2019

April 10, 2019

So far, so good this season for the St. Joseph-Ogden High School softball team. The Spartans (10-0) kept their undefeated...

Hamilton, relay team place first at conference meet for Spartans

May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019

The intensity of a postseason meet is right around the corner for the St. Joseph-Ogden High School girls’ track and...

Bagby picks Indiana State

March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019

Next year, Cassidy Bagby will be a Sycamore. Earlier this month, St. Joseph-Ogden senior Cassidy Bagby signed her letter of...

Way to go, SJO: Spartans’ girls’ basketball heading to state!

February 19, 2019

February 19, 2019

In a season full of signature wins, the St. Joseph-Ogden High School girls’ basketball team delivered another one on Monday...

Seeley’s hat trick leads SJO soccer to first win

September 10, 2019

September 10, 2019

Prolific goal scoring highlighted both of St. Joseph-Ogden High School’s soccer matches last week. One went in favor of the...

SJO football schedule for 2019 set

July 1, 2019

July 1, 2019

Making the playoffs is always a goal for the St. Joseph-Ogden High School football team. Having qualified in 27 of...

Griebat dances her heart out

January 24, 2019

January 24, 2019

Dancing is what Haley Griebat loves to do. And she’ll get a chance to do so on the state’s biggest...

Comments
Leave a Reply