Sports
Softball, baseball tryouts announced
Tryouts were recently announced for two local organizations. The West Kentucky 12U Lady Outlaws softball team will have tryouts for its 2012-13 season on Sunday at the Metropolis Sports Park. The t...
Aug 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metropolis is becoming catfishin’ mecca
While Metropolis has only been on the Cabela’s King Kat Tournament schedule for three years, it has become one of the most popular venues on the trail. That popularity probably isn’t because of the...
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Run for a Cure event set for Sept. 8 at FMSP
Zion UCC Church in Metropolis is sponsoring the Running for a Cure 5K and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Fort Massac State Park. Registration is from 7-7:30 a.m. The walk starts at 7:5...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb leaderboard has ‘Metropolitan’ flavor
Forty-nine-year-old Metropolis native John Riegger put some priceless experience to work in Sunday’s final round of the Pepsi/Super Valu Irvin Cobb Championship, also known as The Cobb, and ground ...
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Catfish tourney is Saturday; kids fishing rodeo scheduled
The Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail will hit the waters of the Ohio River at Metropolis on Saturday. This is an opportunity for local catfish anglers to compete for cash and prizes and advance t...
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Broadway no longer an Atlanta Brave, starts over with San Antonio Padres
By Galen Shelton Planet Sports Making a living as a professional athlete would seem to be the most glamorous thing in the world, but just ask Kenny Perry or Russ Cochran about it, and I’ll bet you’...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Patriot Camp winners
Once again, the Massac County Lady Patriot Basketball Team hosted their annual grade school camp from June 11-14. Over 35 girls participated in this year’s camp, and the winners from different comp...
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Superman Classic Archery winners are announced
The annual Superman Classic Archery Shoot was held June 26-28. Even with the intense heat, over 300 shooters participated. There were participants, vendors and spectators from 32 states at Superman...
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A bygone era laid to rest
With last month’s passing of Robert D. “Hawk” Taylor, an era of sorts passed into memory. The Taylor family produced several fine baseball players with Hawk being, arguably, the best of the lot. Be...
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Throgmortons take Superman Golf Tourney over the weekend
It has sort of become a “Super” tradition. There will be a Throgmorton at or near the top of the leaderboard when the two-day Superman couples scramble is over. Last year’s event ran afoul of some ...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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