Sports
Pope County High School honors Michael Broadway
Google Pope County, Illinois and you come up with something like this: Latest census figures — 4200, Extreme southeast corner of Illinois, median age of 46.6 years, named after Nathaniel Pope, a Se...
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Flag football concludes first season
Press Release The first Massac County Flag Football league ended its season Saturday as the players took the field with their mouth guards in and flags strapped on and gave it their all one last ti...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bowlers begin season
Massac County’s Patriots bowling team kicked off the winter sports season Friday with a home match against last year’s regional tournament winner, Eldorado. The Eagles, led by senior Paxton Morse, ...
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Meet the Lady Patriots on Friday night
It’s almost basketball time again as the public is invited to meet the 2015-16 Lady Patriots team Friday, Nov. 13. Games are slated to begin at 6 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for students...
Nov 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pats basketball hosting fundraiser, preparing for Meet the Patriots
Massac County Patriots’ basketball team is holding a Boston Butt fundraiser. The 4- to 6-pound smoked pork butt prepared by Big Daddy’s is $30 and includes a bottle of sauce. The order deadline is ...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Rangers see season end while Lady Patriots heading to volleyball regionals
Both of the county’s high school teams were in action this past week. Joppa’s Lady Rangers finished their season with an easy straight set win over Cairo. Joppa’s junior varsity team also won handi...
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Season ends at state for tennis team
Massac County’s Lady Patriots’ tennis season came to an end Thursday in Chicago when the doubles team of Megan Woolverton and Lucia Lacuesta lost both matches. In first-round play, the girls lost t...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots end season on three-game winning streak
Massac County’s season finale pitted two teams going in opposite directions, and it became obvious really early which was which. Massac County scored on each of its first three possessions and went...
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Patriots ground Red Birds, 34-26
On paper, Massac County should have had little trouble with West Frankfort last Friday night. But with one team having one win and the other being winless, you never know. With the possible excepti...
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Lady Pats heading state tennis finals
Lady Patriots tennis coach Brandon McKinney couldn’t have been prouder of his team after they finished up sectional play last week at Carbondale. “All of these girls played to their potential. They...
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