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Pats claw out 50-42 win over Herrin’s Tigers
Herrin’s Justin Lukens poured in 20 points to lead all scorers, but in the critical last eight minutes of the game, it was Daz Nickerson’s sticky defense on Lukens that made the ultimate difference...
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriot teams bowl in Carterville Invitational
By Galen Shelton Planet Sports Massac County’s Patriot bowling teams competed Saturday morning in the Carterville Invitational and acquitted themselves fairly well. Massac’s boys team finished four...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Pats notch two more wins also
Massac’s Lady Patriots kept pace with their male counterparts this past week as they posted a nice 42-34 win over key conference rival Herrin and then pounded Murphysboro Saturday morning by a scor...
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Pats sharp in wins over Benton and DuQuoin
For about as long as I can remember, Massac County’s Patriot basketball team plays its best ball right around the time of the Superman Classic. Well guess what starts next week? Good, bad or indiff...
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MCHS bowling teams are ‘getting there’
By Galen Shelton Planet Sports Massac County’s high school bowling teams haven’t reached that upper echelon of competitiveness yet, but the progress over the last couple of years is definable. Mass...
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pats face Harrisburg in Eldorado semis
The 48th annual Eldorado Holiday Tournament wasn’t all that hard to handicap this year, and the pundits that assigned seeds to the teams pretty much got it right. With the overall talent level of t...
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Pats knock off Rangerettes
Massac County’s Lady Patriots saw action only once last week, but they made it count with a big 46-37 win over a resurgent Benton Rangerette team. Benton was coming off a huge win over previously u...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots’ post players double trouble for Murphysboro
Before the season started, Patriot Coach Joe Hosman knew he would have a size advantage over quite a few of his teams’ opponents this year with 6’5” — give or take a fraction — post players Ethan S...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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What a difference a day makes for Patriots
Normally when you see Patriot Coach Joe Hosman pull his starters early in the fourth quarter the scene that follows on the bench isn’t exactly a Norman Rockwell moment. But Friday night with five a...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Patriots win City Tournament last week
Massac County’s Lady Patriots captured the championship trophy of their own City of Metropolis Tournament with a thrilling 68-65 overtime win over the lady Bombers of Ballard Memorial last Thursday...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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