Congressman John Shimkus

Representing the 15th District of Illinois


Shimkus Recognizes Goreville Girls' Softball Team

Jun 5, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record recognizing the Goreville High School Girls' Softball Team on winning the 2019 Illinois Class 1A championship – their second state title in three years. 

"The team's overall tenacity and determination were observed through the commanding victories during postseason action," Shimkus remarked. "Throughout all of the postseason bracket games, the lady Blackcats scored over 70 runs as a team, causing many games to end early due to the run rule."

The full entry in the congressional record can be found HERE.