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Childers signs with FMU softball team
Press Release   Francis Marion University (FMU) softball coach Stacey Vallee announces the signing of junior college transfer Kaylee Childers of Metropolis. With two years of eligibility remaining,...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area diamond standouts receive accolades
A host of current Massac County High School baseball and softball standouts recently received several honors, along with one notable MCHS alum. Jordyn Smith, who for the past four years has been a ...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriot basketball camp winners are announced
Press Release The 2015 Massac County High School Patriot Basketball Camp was held June 8-12. Incoming second- through ninth-graders were instructed on the sport’s fundamentals by current and former...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clendenens are overall champs of Superman Golf Tournament
Brad and Jenny Clendenen fought off some wet, steamy conditions and 63 other couples to take the Superman Couples golf tournament this past weekend at Metropolis Country Club. With things looking p...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amilinger wins age division in junior golf classic
Press Release The Billie Ray Craig Memorial Junior Golf Classic, sponsored by Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company, was held Tuesday, June 9 at the Red Hawk Golf Club in Pinckneyville. The tour...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Giants call up Pope County’s Broadway
Almost three years ago to the week, I chronicled the parting of the ways of the Atlanta Braves and Michael Allen Broadway. Broadway was a fourth round signee — 137th pick overall — just out of Pope...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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American Legion Post 306 baseball opens home schedule
Staff Report Metropolis’ American Legion Post 306 recently released its 16 date baseball schedule for this summer. The team is managed by Bob Simpson with assistant coaches Chris Dahncke and Ricky ...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joppa hosting athletic camps this summer
Press Release Joppa-Maple Grove will provide several athletic camp opportunities in basketball, volleyball, baseball and softball this summer. Basketball camp for fourth- through eighth-grade boys ...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marion ends Lady Patriots’ softball season
After the surprising turn of events with Herrin and Carbondale in the opening round of Herrin regional Class 3A play, things looked wide open and fairly promising for Massac County. But it wasn’t t...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots drop two; rain rearranges baseball regionals
Massac County’s baseball team kind of stumbled at the finish line as they wound up regular season play last week. A tough 8-7 loss to Carbondale was followed by a 15-1 shellacking at the hands of t...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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