John D. Homan, Southern Illinoisan

John D. Homan

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Recent articles by John:

Boys Basketball | Herrin pours out frustration in win over Murphysboro

Perhaps it was just the wrong time to pay a visit to Herrin. → Read More

Prep Wrestling | West Frankfort wrestler 'Mannhandles' opponents on mat

Gavin Mann is working his way into the wrestling record book at West Frankfort → Read More

Prep Wrestling | Carterville's Bradford is shattering records

"What makes Riley successful is that he is so physical - so driven, so motivated to win," the coach said. → Read More

JUCO Men's Basketball | Dent delivers offense off the bench for John A. Logan

"Instant offense" would be an intriguing, yet appropriate nickname for James Dent. → Read More

Prep Bowling | Harrisburg prepares for state meet

Are the Harrisburg Bulldogs in line for some state hardware this weekend? → Read More

Girls Basketball | Christopher rolls to win over Johnston City

It was an electric atmosphere at Christopher High School on Monday evening. → Read More

Prep Notebook | Tip of the hat to mid-winter tournament winners

Last week was a big week for Pinckneyville High School basketball. → Read More

Boys Basketball | Agape Christian blows past Egyptian, Cobden beats Shawnee

Too much size and too much talent. → Read More

Prep Wrestling | Sadler twins ascend to the top of wrestling charts

Zoee and Drew Sadler are Anna-Jonesboro's version of The Wonder Twins. → Read More

Sports Column | John Homan: Cardinals caravan catch-up with Jason Motte

The beard is still an important part of Jason Motte's persona these days. → Read More

High school football | Dunning replaces Martin as Marion head coach

It's not easy replacing a legend. → Read More

Boys Basketball | Herrin defeats Mount Vernon

Some big-game match-ups don't live up to the hype, but that wasn't the case Saturday night in Herrin. → Read More

Girls Basketball | Benton to play Freeburg after strong start to season

The Rangerettes are on a roll. → Read More

Boys Basketball | Ande takes his game to next level for Harrisburg

"Cam's a pretty special player," said Bulldogs first-year head coach Andy Fehrenbacher. "He has a lot of talent." → Read More

Boys Basketball | Nailon back on sideline with Terriers

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Community High School boys basketball coach Lee Nailon is back in the saddle this week. → Read More

Prep Football Player of the Year | Devon Clemons had another incredible season at Murphysboro

"When you have a kid like Devon on your team, you're never out of a game," said Murphysboro head coach Gary Carter. → Read More

Boys Basketball | Altamont romps past Goreville in Sesser title game

SESSER — Three players hit for double figures Thursday evening to lead the Altamont Indians to a resounding 57-40 victory over the Goreville Blackcats in the championship game of the 41st Annual Sesser-Valier Holiday Tournament. Avery Jahraus paced the offense for Altamont with 12 points. Wyatt Phillips and Logan Cornett each followed with 10. The visitors from National Trail Conference improve… → Read More

Boys Basketball | Eldorado Holiday Tournament Wrap Day 2

Keep up with day two's final scores and top performers at the Eldorado Holiday Tournament. → Read More

Sports Column | John Homan: 'Crank' it up and let the memories flow

The beauty of high school basketball was on full display Tuesday afternoon at the Eldorado Holiday Tournament. → Read More

Prep Basketball | Holiday Tournament Previews: Local teams set to take the court

Holiday tournament basketball is just around the corner. Here is a brief breakdown on what's going on in our region: → Read More