Happy August Granite City!
This month GraniteCityGossip.com is celebrating it's seventh year of serving our hometown.
Thank you to each and every visitor who comes to our site daily, and to our many sponsors, to whom
we are grateful and whose support allows us to continue highlighting the many wonderful
things about our town.
Please scroll down to see the many activities going on this month.  The APA is having their
Annual Summer Trivia Night with all proceeds to benefit the many animals they care for daily.
Also, it's time for the 2nd Annual "Party at the Beach" - it will be a great time.  
Hey everyone - it's summertime in Granite City!
Thank you for visiting GraniteCityGossip.com, celebrating seven of serving our community, August 2006 - August 2013
Please come back soon - Last updated August 17, 2013
The award winning Granite City High School Marching Band practicing
for another great year!
An incredible panoramic view of our local 270 bridge, from bank to bank on the Mississippi
Recently, when out
taking care of GCG.com
business, we came
across Jan. She was,
and currently continues,
to protest in front
of the business she
alleges owes her earned
wages and bonus
She has contacted the
Department of Labor
who is looking into this
matter on her behalf.  
She is claiming she isn't
the only ex-employee
with the same problem.
Our question to you is,
would you have the
gumption to put
yourself out on Madison
Avenue, for two weeks
to get your message
out? Jump into the
Discussion Board and
tell us what you would
Granite City Jr. Warriors 11U will be hosting
open tryouts for the 2014 season

We are looking to build on a strong 7-7 season in 10U SWIBL
this year. During the 2013 season we played in three
competitive tournaments, two local and the third in South
Haven, Mississippi. We intend on playing in SWIBL’s fall ball
in 2013, practicing fall and winter with indoor training using
the best training equipment, video analysis and drills
available, and playing SWIBL 11U League in 2014. We will be
playing 6-8 competitive tournaments next year, with a couple
of those being out of town tournaments.

Tryouts are on Sunday August 11th from 1-3pm.
Please arrive 20 minutes prior to tryout start time for
Tryouts will be hosted at Jr. Warriors Field at America’s
Central Port (Old Melvin Price Army Depot),
1635 West 1st Street.

Please e-mail your intent to attend the tryouts to –
chensley@rkstratman.com . Please include previous playing
experience and positions played in your email.
Feel free to e-mail any questions to chensley@rkstratman.
com or call coach Charlie Hensley at 618-570-3470 or coach
Pat Ryan at 618-798-1118 with any questions.
Understanding the importance of family time, vacations and
other circumstances, individual tryouts can be arranged.
Thanks in advance for your consideration.