Conkle wins second MCC Open title
J.R. Conkle came out smokin’ on Saturday in the first round of the Metropolis Country Club (MCC) Open Invitational, firing a five under par 66 and backed up only slightly on Sunday to hold off the ...
Post 306 takes District 25 title
Metropolis’ Post 306 American Legion baseball team went undefeated in District 25 Tournament play to take the district title. In title round play, Post 306 whipped number one seed Carrier Mills 13-...
Seitzinger memorial scholarship awarded
Staff Report Jacob Myers, Eli Rose and Ross Scheve were each awarded $1000 after receiving the Coach J.D. Seitzinger Memorial Scholarship. The fund was set up to award cash scholarships to entering...
Post 306 gelling at right time
Put together on two week’s notice, having a home field that hadn’t been used since 2011 and fielding a roster of kids from various backgrounds and home high schools. None of those things seem to ma...
Kitts honored by Ford Motor Co.
Staff Report Al Kitts, service manager for Frank Farmer Chevrolet in Metropolis, was officially written into the record books of Ford Motor Co. on June 26 in Dearborn, Mich., during a ceremony hono...
Legion team bound for district playoffs
With vacations and the like taking a toll on his team early on, American LegionPost 306 coach Bob Simpson likes what he sees from his team now. Ending the season with a modest winning streak and, m...
FCA Power Camp draws big numbers
The Southern Illinois Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) puts on five “power camps” during the month of June. This year’s menu included the flagship camp at Carbondale, Union County at Anna, Pe...
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