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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...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Lady Pats 3-2 after Nashville Tourney
Massac County’s Lady Patriots stood at 2 up and 2 down after play last week at the Nashville Thanksgiving Tournament. The young Lady Patriots had their moments, good and bad, as they squandered a c...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rochester ends Bulldog’s season
By Galen Shelton Planet Sports How good is defending Class 4A champion Rochester? They pulled almost their entire starting unit in the middle of the second quarter against Harrisburg’s 11-1 Bulldog...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots swamp Carrier Mills in 2012 opener Monday night
With the loss of three potential starters, due to disciplinary action, Massac County basketball coach Joe Hosman knew this season was going to be tough, very tough, for a variety of reasons. “It wa...
Nov 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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