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Lady Trojans serving up perfect volleyball season
By Zach Miller The defending state champion Massac Junior High School Lady Trojans have kicked off another season with a perfect 13-0 winning streak. The undefeated volleyball team competed Feb. 21...
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carbondale ends Patriots’ season, Marion stuns C’dale
After a hot shooting night on Tuesday, March 4, against first round regional foe Herrin, Massac County suffered some abysmal shooting stretches in Wednesday night’s semi-final match against Carbond...
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Patriots handle Herrin, 48-27
After the spectacle of the West Frankfort game, this one took some patience. You know the old phrase “puttin’ lipstick on a pig”? This game took a lot of Revlon, if you know what I mean. Massac’s t...
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March Madness begins!
That yearly thing that begins in late winter/early spring is upon us again with Illinois high school basketball teams winding down their regular seasons and commencing tournament play. The girls ar...
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carbondale girls take regional title; Massac falls to Herrin
Carbondale’s Lady Terriers won the Metropolis Regional Thursday night with an improbable fourth quarter comeback over a game Herrin Lady Tigers team. Herrin was in control for most of the game and ...
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Patriots beat Redbirds on Senior Night
This one had it all! In one of the best games of the year and in the best, by far, atmosphere of the season, Massac County’s Patriots prevailed 63-55 over the West Frankfort Redbirds Friday night. ...
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guetersloh shoots, he scores!
We all have crosses to bear. Most are of the 2x4 variety, but many closely resemble railroad ties. Those of us with “garden variety” issues need to pay close attention to the story that follows. On...
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope ends Lady Rangers’ season at regional level
Pope County’s Lady Pirates ended Joppa High School girls basketball season in the Pope County Class A regional tournament held Feb. 11. Pope’s superior size was just too much for the Lady Rangers t...
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots roll over Benton
Following a good win over Harrisburg on the road, Massac County’s Patriots posted another solid effort with a home court rout of Benton Saturday night. The 64-41 win was decided within five minutes...
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rangers meet with Dongola
Joppa’s Rangers got back in action Monday night with a make-up game against Dongola. Joppa had no answer for Dongola’s offense as they fell behind 26-6 in the first quarter. They trailed 47-20 at h...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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