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Patriots beat Herrin, drop two at Pinckneyville
Massac County’s Patriots beat Herrin Friday at Herrin by the score of 7-4 but then dropped both ends of a doubleheader on Saturday, losing to Pinckneyville 10-3 and to Chester 5-2. Mother Nature co...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Patriots win two, drop one
The long ball played a big part in Massac County’s softball games last week. In a tough loss to Herrin, a two-run dinger by Herrin’s sophomore slugger Rebecca Moffett in the eighth inning lifted th...
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Patriots baseball beats Seneca, Murphy
The Patriots picked up two more wins on the ball diamond since the last time we met and improved their record to 6-2. Saturday, the boys hosted Seneca at Miners’ Field in Marion and cruised to a 9-...
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Lady Patriots softball whips Murphy, 14-4
Massac’s Lady Patriots scored late and often in whipping Murphysboro 14-4 Monday afternoon. Like the boys’ game, the venue was changed due to the rainy weather along and south of the Ohio River. Jo...
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Patriots baseball falls 7-6 to Marshals
Monday night’s away game at Marshall County figured to be a good barometer of this year’s Patriots’ progress. With a couple of walkover wins and a couple of wins over decent competition, the Marsha...
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Patriots soccer opens at 2-0
Massac County Lady Patriots soccer team is off to an impressive start as the girls have beaten Harrisburg, a team they have struggled with since the program’s inception, and Mt. Vernon. The ladies ...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massac places fourth at Powerlifting Meet
Staff Report This past Saturday, Massac County sent an 11-man contingent of football players/powerlifters to Murphysboro to compete in a powerlifting meet. Under the direction of football coach Rya...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots baseball opens season with 4-0 record
Massac County’s Patriots baseball team is a nice mix of youth and veterans and, for at least the first four games, looks like a fairly formidable opponent. The Pats have run the table so far, and t...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meridian finishes as runner-up
Meridian’s Bobcats lost a 56-52 heartbreaker in Saturday’s Class A State Finals at Peoria to Brimfield. Brimfield posted a 9-6 first quarter lead. But more important than the score was Meridian’s D...
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CrossFit athletes compete in event to support MCHS athletics
Staff Report CrossFit — an exercise program combining elements of gymnastics, weightlifting, powerlifting, sprinting, rowing and jumping — has been the talk of the fitness world over the last few y...
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