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MCHS bowling teams are ‘getting there’
By Galen Shelton Planet Sports Massac County’s high school bowling teams haven’t reached that upper echelon of competitiveness yet, but the progress over the last couple of years is definable. Mass...
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Pats face Harrisburg in Eldorado semis
The 48th annual Eldorado Holiday Tournament wasn’t all that hard to handicap this year, and the pundits that assigned seeds to the teams pretty much got it right. With the overall talent level of t...
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Lady Pats knock off Rangerettes
Massac County’s Lady Patriots saw action only once last week, but they made it count with a big 46-37 win over a resurgent Benton Rangerette team. Benton was coming off a huge win over previously u...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots’ post players double trouble for Murphysboro
Before the season started, Patriot Coach Joe Hosman knew he would have a size advantage over quite a few of his teams’ opponents this year with 6’5” — give or take a fraction — post players Ethan S...
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What a difference a day makes for Patriots
Normally when you see Patriot Coach Joe Hosman pull his starters early in the fourth quarter the scene that follows on the bench isn’t exactly a Norman Rockwell moment. But Friday night with five a...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Patriots win City Tournament last week
Massac County’s Lady Patriots captured the championship trophy of their own City of Metropolis Tournament with a thrilling 68-65 overtime win over the lady Bombers of Ballard Memorial last Thursday...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Patriots receive no rest for the weary
For the record, the Lady Patriot basketball season is two weeks old and entering Monday night’s City of Metropolis Tournament action the girls have already played nine games. With a 6-3 record goin...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots stumble at Hoopfest
The Massac County Patriots were victimized by poor shooting last Friday at the Marshall County Hoopfest. Host school Marshall County broke on top by an 8-3 count and led 27-19 at half. Massac was a...
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Joppa Rangers open 1-4 at Crab Orchard Tournament
Joppa’s first year coach Kenny Harris is five games into the season, and he has already run the emotional gamut. Looking at the five game schedule for the Crab Orchard tournament, the Rangers had a...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pats second in Vienna Turkey Tourney
Meridian’s Bobcats claimed their sixth straight Vienna Thanksgiving Classic basketball title with a 93-84 overtime win over Massac County before a full house at Vienna. Despite falling behind 11-2 ...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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