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Bench pulls Patriots through against Murphy
How do you define a “good” team? Is it titles, is it wins, is it by stats alone or could it be a combination of those things along with effort and teamwork? People have asked me several times this ...
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City of Metropolis Tourney underway
The City of Metropolis Lady Patriots’ basketball tournament got underway Monday with Carbondale taking on Graves County in the first game. Carbondale dispatched the Kentucky team by a score of 54-4...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots comeback falls short at Hoopfest
After trailing the entire game, a sizzling, third quarter Massac County comeback fizzled just a tad in the waning minutes of Saturdy’s game, and McCracken County’s Mustangs reeled off 15 unanswered...
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Rangers drop first two home games
Joppa’s first two home games were a bit of a “bummer” as the Rangers lost to Fulton County 58-43 and to Agape Christian 61-51. Both games were closely contested and could have went the Rangers’ way...
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Then later take down Vienna
A brief 40-plus hour respite was all the Massac County Lady Patriots needed to re-coup from the Nashville tournament. Monday night saw the girls head to Vienna and stifle the home team by 15. Still...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rangers open season 1-4 at Crab Orchard Tournament
It wasn’t the start that first year Joppa coach Zack Essex had hoped for, but after his Rangers dropped four of their first five decisions in the Crab Orchard Turkey Tournament, Essex still express...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Pats ‘surprise’ at Nashville Tournament
Massac County’s Lady Patriots opened their 2015-16 season with a couple of surprises for the pundits at the Nashville Thanksgiving tournament. With powerful big school Collinsville in the “B” pool ...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots take second straight Vienna title
After breaking the Meridian Bobcats’ stranglehold on the Vienna Thanksgiving Classic Tourney last year, the Massac County Patriots claimed their second consecutive championship Saturday night with ...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots open season with win at Vienna
For Massac County High School, the 2015-16 boys basketball season began with a win Monday night in the Vienna Thanksgiving Classic Tourney. Faced with some tough graduation losses and the loss of J...
Nov 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joppa teams open hoops season
Joppa High School’s hoops teams also opened up this week. Well, actually the Lady Rangers opened up last week with a tournament at Meridian. Junior post player Hailey Kendall was a wrecking crew th...
Nov 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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