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Golf, volleyball seasons underway for Massac teams
While the football team took center stage last week, the other Patriot teams have either started or are close to starting. Massac’s Patriot golf team suffered a rare loss last week to Herrin when a...
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Heat, Midgets spoil Patriot opener
Under withering heat and humidity, the Freeburg Midgets posted a hotly contested 29-26 win over the Massac County Patriots Friday night in the football opener for both schools. The loss, in front o...
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Century spoils JHS volleyball debut
The old expression that close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades sort of described Joppa High School Lady Rangers’ first-ever varsity volleyball match with Century on Monday. After Century...
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MCHS golf teams off to good start
The 2013 version of Massac County High School golf hit the ground running last weekend. The Patriots opened at Anna in the Anna-Jonesboro McDonald’s Invitational and the result was impressive. The ...
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Youth football takes on Benton
The Massac Youth football teams took the field for their first games of the year at Benton on Saturday. According to Blaine Funkhouser, league spokesperson, for many of these boys, it was their fir...
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High school sports set to begin this week
If you like high school sports, the fun is about to begin. Local high schools will kick off the 2013 seasons for various sports, some as early as this weekend. Patriot & Lady Patriot Golf For Massa...
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Grace aces country club’s Hole 3
Now, I bet you’re thinking: “Big deal, that’s probably Marcus’ third or fourth hole-in-one.” Wrong again, kemo sabe. It wasn’t Marcus, or Lucas, or Larry, or Lanny, or even Tom Grace. It was Marcus...
Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prevallet new coach at Vienna
Longtime coaching fixture at Massac County High School, Jim Prevallet, undoubtedly raised some eyebrows recently when he accepted the head coach’s position for Vienna High School’s girls’ basketbal...
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Adkins takes reins as new golf coach
Gary “Bear” Adkins will replace “retiring” Patriot golf coach Brandon Thompson this school year. Thompson is stepping aside after a successful five-year tenure at the helm of the Massac County High...
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It’s been a busy summer for King
By virtue of his winning the 2012-13 Illinois Class AA high jump title, doors opened this summer for Metropolis’ Alex King. King jumped at Drake University in the USA Track & Field (USATF) National...
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