Sports
Catfish angler tourney hitting Metro Saturday
Staff Report The annual Cabela’s King Kat tournament trail will return to the area Saturday, as competitors hit the waters of the Ohio River at Metropolis. This is an opportunity for local catfish ...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 306 takes District 25 title
Metropolis’ Post 306 American Legion baseball team went undefeated in District 25 Tournament play to take the district title. In title round play, Post 306 whipped number one seed Carrier Mills 13-...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seitzinger memorial scholarship awarded
Staff Report Jacob Myers, Eli Rose and Ross Scheve were each awarded $1000 after receiving the Coach J.D. Seitzinger Memorial Scholarship. The fund was set up to award cash scholarships to entering...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Post 306 gelling at right time
Put together on two week’s notice, having a home field that hadn’t been used since 2011 and fielding a roster of kids from various backgrounds and home high schools. None of those things seem to ma...
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Disc golf holds first Superman Celebration tourney
Press Release Metropolis Tourism held the inaugural Superman Celebration Disc Golf Tournament on June 14 during the 36th annual Superman Celebration. There were 21 participants in four divisions wi...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kitts honored by Ford Motor Co.
Staff Report Al Kitts, service manager for Frank Farmer Chevrolet in Metropolis, was officially written into the record books of Ford Motor Co. on June 26 in Dearborn, Mich., during a ceremony hono...
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Legion team bound for district playoffs
With vacations and the like taking a toll on his team early on, American LegionPost 306 coach Bob Simpson likes what he sees from his team now. Ending the season with a modest winning streak and, m...
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McClure, Skyhawks conduct volleyball camp for Joppa
University of Tennessee-Martin head volleyball coach Darrin McClure made the trip north to the village of Joppa for the second straight year to host a volleyball camp for the fledgling program. McC...
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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FCA Power Camp draws big numbers
The Southern Illinois Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) puts on five “power camps” during the month of June. This year’s menu included the flagship camp at Carbondale, Union County at Anna, Pe...
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Faulkner, Simpson take ‘Superman’ couples golf tourney
By Galen Shelton Planet Sports bethashelton@yahoo.com The field in this year’s Superman Classic two-day couples tournament was one of the smallest in recent history this past weekend at Metropolis ...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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