Is this the state of the game?
If you saw last Friday night’s basketball game between the Patriots of Massac County High School and the Rangers from Benton, you saw the best and the worst of high school basketball. While it was ...
Pats hold off Benton 55-53
You had the feeling going in, that last Friday’s game with Benton would be eventful, to say the least. The scrappy little bunch of jump-shooters from Franklin County has matured into a muscular, ph...
Pats fall at Murphy, win at Eldorado
Massac County traveled northwest last week to Murphysboro to tangle with the reigning kingpins of southern Illinois prep basketball, the Red Devils. With graduation losses taking a heavy toll on Mu...
Lady Pats claim second tourney title
For the second time in 15 days, Massac County’s Lady Patriots took down the Lady Lakers from Calloway County and for the second time, the win earned the ladies a tournament championship. After beat...
Patriots named to all conference team
Six MCHS Patriot football players were recently named to the SIRR All Conference Team. On offense, Shaquille Moore and Malcom Amos were named to the honorary squad while on the defensive side of th...
Sawyer elected to IBCA Hall of Fame
Earlier this month, Don E. Sawyer received a letter from the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) informing him that he had been voted into the IBCA Hall of Fame. It was a fitting culmina...
Patriot bowlers win
— boys and girls
Massac County’s Patriot bowling teams were in action again last week as they took on Graves County and Tilghman. After a lengthy delay — Graves County was late in arriving — the Eagles warmed to Bo...
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