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Pats basketball hosting fundraiser, preparing for Meet the Patriots
Massac County Patriots’ basketball team is holding a Boston Butt fundraiser. The 4- to 6-pound smoked pork butt prepared by Big Daddy’s is $30 and includes a bottle of sauce. The order deadline is ...
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Lady Rangers see season end while Lady Patriots heading to volleyball regionals
Both of the county’s high school teams were in action this past week. Joppa’s Lady Rangers finished their season with an easy straight set win over Cairo. Joppa’s junior varsity team also won handi...
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Season ends at state for tennis team
Massac County’s Lady Patriots’ tennis season came to an end Thursday in Chicago when the doubles team of Megan Woolverton and Lucia Lacuesta lost both matches. In first-round play, the girls lost t...
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Patriots end season on three-game winning streak
Massac County’s season finale pitted two teams going in opposite directions, and it became obvious really early which was which. Massac County scored on each of its first three possessions and went...
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Patriots ground Red Birds, 34-26
On paper, Massac County should have had little trouble with West Frankfort last Friday night. But with one team having one win and the other being winless, you never know. With the possible excepti...
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Two Lady Pats heading state tennis finals
Lady Patriots tennis coach Brandon McKinney couldn’t have been prouder of his team after they finished up sectional play last week at Carbondale. “All of these girls played to their potential. They...
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Lady Patriots finish second in Class A golf state finals
It wasn’t exactly what they wanted, but the Massac County Lady Patriots golf team still brought home a big piece of hardware from this weekend’s Illinois High School Association Class A golf tourna...
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Patriots soccer loses in regional championship
This year’s edition of Patriots soccer didn’t quite have the offensive firepower of last year’s, but the team played a ferocious brand of defense and nowhere was it more evident than in the regiona...
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Owens wins Ohio SIRR title
Staff Report Before the Patriots “snuck through” in Salem, Massac County senior Kyler Owens won his first Ohio Division Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference title with an even-par 72, edging...
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Patriots golfers ‘sneak through’ regional
By Galen Shelton Planet Sports bethashelton@yahoo.com Patriots golf coach Gary Adkins wasn’t real thrilled with his team’s chances to advance out of the Salem regional as he watched his boys finish...
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