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Third time no charm for soccer team
The curtain fell on Massac County’s Patriot soccer team Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Columbia. The Anna-Jonesboro Wildcats took the measure of the Pats for the third time this season and put the wraps on a...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cross country striding forward
By Troy Lawrence Running is a sport where when the race nears its end and the legs begin to feel heavy, good runners dig deep inside and keep the legs moving forward. The Massac County High School ...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots golf wins at regional, fall at sectional
The curtain came down Saturday on the Massac County Patriots golf team at Salem Country Club. After winning their ninth straight Class AA regional tournament, held Tuesday at the Links at Kokopelli...
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Lady Patriots golf team is state bound
Massac County’s Lady Patriots golf team will be playing this weekend in Decatur in defense of their 2012 Class A girls’ golf state championship title. After winning their 11th straight regional cha...
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Golf teams rolling into regionals
Regional tournaments are this week for Massac County’s golf teams. The Patriots kicked off tournament action at Marion’s Kokopelli Golf Club on Tuesday. The Lady Patriots will follow suit on Wednes...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massac not without its moments in loss to Herrin
On paper it looked like somewhat of a mismatch, and on the turf, it turned out to be a little worse than that. Herrin used a trio of talented running backs and a big, bruising front line to run up ...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Snakebit’ Patriots fall 28-8 to Harrisburg
Harrisburg used five turnovers by Massac County and a big disqualification to hang a tough 28-8 loss on the Patriots last Friday night. Massac had the opening possession of the game and was unable ...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Century takes SIJHSAA Class S baseball regional
By Galen Shelton Planet Sports bethashelton@yahoo.com As an unabashed baseball fan and a reluctant “old geezer,” I sometimes forget just how pure and precious the love of the game is to a young boy...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy whips Massac, 52-14
Patriot head coach John Warren was brief and matter-of-fact in his assessment of Friday night’s whipping at Murphysboro. “We have some cleaning up to do,” was how he put it. “The thing that trouble...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golf teams keep on winning
It’s really not a surprise, but then it kind of is. With graduation losses, etc. Massac County’s Patriot golf teams are bouncing back nicely, thank you. The boys finished behind Nashville at Crab O...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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