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Patriots see another two, one baseball week
The Patriots baseball team managed to dodge enough rain drops last week to get in three games and posted solid wins in two of them. The boys dropped a 7-2 decision to Benton in a rare Wednesday eve...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots beat Herrin, drop two at Pinckneyville
Massac County’s Patriots beat Herrin Friday at Herrin by the score of 7-4 but then dropped both ends of a doubleheader on Saturday, losing to Pinckneyville 10-3 and to Chester 5-2. Mother Nature co...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Patriots win two, drop one
The long ball played a big part in Massac County’s softball games last week. In a tough loss to Herrin, a two-run dinger by Herrin’s sophomore slugger Rebecca Moffett in the eighth inning lifted th...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots baseball beats Seneca, Murphy
The Patriots picked up two more wins on the ball diamond since the last time we met and improved their record to 6-2. Saturday, the boys hosted Seneca at Miners’ Field in Marion and cruised to a 9-...
Apr 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Patriots softball whips Murphy, 14-4
Massac’s Lady Patriots scored late and often in whipping Murphysboro 14-4 Monday afternoon. Like the boys’ game, the venue was changed due to the rainy weather along and south of the Ohio River. Jo...
Apr 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots baseball falls 7-6 to Marshals
Monday night’s away game at Marshall County figured to be a good barometer of this year’s Patriots’ progress. With a couple of walkover wins and a couple of wins over decent competition, the Marsha...
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Patriots soccer opens at 2-0
Massac County Lady Patriots soccer team is off to an impressive start as the girls have beaten Harrisburg, a team they have struggled with since the program’s inception, and Mt. Vernon. The ladies ...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massac places fourth at Powerlifting Meet
Staff Report This past Saturday, Massac County sent an 11-man contingent of football players/powerlifters to Murphysboro to compete in a powerlifting meet. Under the direction of football coach Rya...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots baseball opens season with 4-0 record
Massac County’s Patriots baseball team is a nice mix of youth and veterans and, for at least the first four games, looks like a fairly formidable opponent. The Pats have run the table so far, and t...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meridian finishes as runner-up
Meridian’s Bobcats lost a 56-52 heartbreaker in Saturday’s Class A State Finals at Peoria to Brimfield. Brimfield posted a 9-6 first quarter lead. But more important than the score was Meridian’s D...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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