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Southern Express takes third at ASA
Along with 29 other teams, the Southern Express 96 fastpitch softball team entered the 16U Illinois ASA Class A Junior Olympic State Tournament in Champaign. The July 12-14 tournament saw a field o...
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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My way of life: A local man’s history in cars and drag racing
The opening of the Beacon Dragway in southern McCracken County, Ky. is sparking a renewed interest in drag racing in western Kentucky and southern Illinois. The dragway is located next to Paducah I...
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roper content playing ‘second fiddle’
By Galen Shelton Planet Sports bethashelton@yahoo.com Let’s get this up front, Ryne Roper ain’t no softie. After watching him for the last eight or nine years — seems like — the young man that spok...
Jul 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Burks win Superman Couples Tournament
The Mayfield, Ky. couple of Josh and Sarah Burks took a liking to the Metropolis Country Club this past weekend and posted a one stroke victory over the team of P. Newcomb and Laura Bremer at 121 t...
Jun 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriot basketball camp winners announced
Staff Report The 2013 Massac County High School Patriot Basketball Camp was held June 3-7 with 98 campers participating. Incoming second- through ninth-graders were instructed on the fundamentals o...
Jun 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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King to jump at USATF Juniors
Massac County’s Alex King will jump in the USA Track and Field Junior Championships this Friday at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. The junior event is open to all participants under the age o...
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Massac County football
For Massac County High School and new head football coach John Warren, a corner has been turned. With the resignation of longtime coach Kelly Glass, MCHS found itself in a rather strange position —...
Jun 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Patriots offering all-night camp
Press Release The 2013 Massac County High School Lady Patriot Basketball Camp will be an all-night camp on Friday and Saturday. Registration begins at 9:30 p.m., and the camp starts at 10:30 p.m. I...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Childers shines at ‘Super Sixty’
The trip to Peoria wasn’t exactly what she had envisioned, but Kaylee Childers’ last appearance at the Eastside Centre was nonetheless a memorable one. Childers was named to play in the Illinois Su...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post season honors roll in for softball
Massac County’s Lady Patriots softball team played to an almost unimaginable level this year with 31-1-1, and the girls are beginning to reap the rewards for such play. The Illinois Coaches Associa...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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