Sports
Korte advances to NCAA championships in Atlanta
Metropolis native and Austin Peay State University senior Dustin Korte apparently took a liking to the Arizona heat and particularly to Tempe’s Karsten Course. Korte fired a six-under par, three-da...
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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There’s a new high jump ‘King’
Massac County’s Alex King finally cleared 7 feet and took down Waterloo’s Justin Kretchmer. And both couldn’t have happened at more opportune times. The setting this time was O’Brien Stadium on the...
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Nashville Hornettes sting Lady Patriots, ending dream season
The rematch of southern Illinois’ two best softball teams didn’t end like we all had hoped Saturday morning at DuQuoin. Nashville’s powerful Hornettes took down the unbeaten Lady Patriots 5-2 to ta...
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Seitzinger memorial scholarship awarded
Staff Report Jonathan Haverkamp and Rebecca Shepard were each awarded $1000 after receiving the Coach J.D. Seitzinger Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was established to award two scholarships...
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Hill shines at state track and field meet
Sophomores Leilani Hill and Emily Hoard were Massac County’s only representatives at the IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet held last weekend at O’Brien Stadium in Charleston. Hoard, who has pro...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vienna ends boys’ season
What had been a somewhat surprisingly good season for Massac County’s baseball team came to a bitter end Thursday at Harrisburg’s Dorris Heights Baseball Complex. Vienna pulled off the upset and be...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massac Lady Patriots are ‘takin’ care of business’
Way, way back in 1973, Randy Bachman penned a song about a “white collar worker” — a techie in a recording studio — that was later revamped to become a song about just about anyone who worked for a...
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Baseball team splits last pair; regionals are Thursday
The Massac County Patritots tangled with a pair of west Kentucky teams to end their regular season and came out with one win and one loss. The boys whipped St. Mary last Thursday 7-3 at home but dr...
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Harrisburg wins girls’ soccer regional in Olney
For Massac County, the third time was not a charm as Harrisburg’s Lady Bulldogs shut out the Lady Patriots 3-0 to take the Olney regional on Saturday. Harrisburg was a just bit too physical for Mas...
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Unbeaten softball team turns focus to regionals
Phase 1 of the “Peoria Project” is now in the books and it’s on to Phase 2. With an unblemished mark of 28-0-1 at the end of regular season play, the Massac County Lady Patriots now start the nerve...
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