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Lady Patriots take fifth consecutive conference title
The last week or so has been a roller-coaster ride for Massac County’s Lady Patriots, but it ended on a definite upswing — the bizarre last-second loss at Benton on Feb. 3, a solid, routine win ove...
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Two Lady Patriots advance to bowling sectionals
By Galen Shelton Planet Sports bethashelton@yahoo.com Massac County’s Lady Patriots bowling team saw its collective season end last week in Illinois High School Association regional competition, bu...
Feb 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots get big win over Harrisburg
The Patriots shook off their two game losing skid Friday night by turning in one of their best performances of the year with a big 72-58 win over Harrisburg. The 14-point final margin was a tad mis...
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Joppa Rangers get back-to-back wins
Following a tough 75-67 loss to Dongola, the Joppa Rangers got back on the winning track with a modest two-game win streak last week. On Tuesday, the Rangers hosted Christian Fellowship Academy and...
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Patriots drop two last week
After a modest two game winning streak in the Superman Classic, the Patriots returned to regional play and dropped a pair of games. Friday, the boys went to Murphysboro and dropped a physical, loos...
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Patriots win three more
Massac County’s Lady Patriots put three more notches in their lipstick case — to quote Pat Benatar — with wins last week over Harrisburg and Herrin and another win Monday night over a tough Carterv...
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Sports on My Planet --‘It’s a great day for baseball. Let’s play two!’
That phrase will live forever in the lexicon of baseball. The Cubs organization, the City of Chicago, Major League Baseball and the country as a whole lost an icon last week when Ernie Banks passed...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Patriots ‘Hoarding’ wins
When illness sent senior forward Jessie Douglas to the sidelines last week, Massac County High School Lady Patriots coach Keith Shelton knew he had to get more from his other girls. “I talked to al...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots take Superman Classic’s consolation title
After getting bounced by Charleston in the first round of the 32nd annual Superman Classic, Massac County’s Patriots came back to win their next two games and claim the consolation bracket title. C...
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West Frankfort gets ‘statement’ win at Massac
The highly touted West Frankfort Redbirds came to Metropolis Friday night and went home with a big 75-55 win. Redbird guard Keegan Easley set the tone of the game early in the first quarter with a ...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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