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West Frankfort gets ‘statement’ win at Massac
The highly touted West Frankfort Redbirds came to Metropolis Friday night and went home with a big 75-55 win. Redbird guard Keegan Easley set the tone of the game early in the first quarter with a ...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three bowlers advance as Patriots land fifth in regionals
Saturday’s high school regional bowling tournament held at the Southern Illinois University Student Center in Carbondale was a high watermark of sorts for Massac County’s Patriots. The fifth-place ...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriots on three-game skid
Massac County’s Patriots are on the other side of a streak. The team has dropped its last three decisions. Benton came to town last Friday and for three quarters had things pretty much their way ow...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Egyptian spoils Joppa Homecoming, 67-65
The jam-packed Joppa gym, courtesy of Joppa High’s 2015 Homecoming, saw an action-packed contest between the Pharaohs of Egyptian and Joppa’s Rangers. Playing at a pace that was just a tad out of c...
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Lady Patriots on four-game streak
Following a successful, but punishing, three-game stint at the Go Southern-Fort Walton Beach Blowout in Florida over Christmas break, Massac County’s Lady Patriots seem to have hit their stride bac...
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Penguins, Pedals and Pedestrians a success for Weekend Blessings
The weather for Dec. 13 was cool and damp with no sunshine. Yet that did not deter some 40 bike riders, runners and walkers from participating in Penguins, Pedals and Pedestrians 5K run, walk and b...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pats whip Goreville, Harrisburg, Anna
Massac County’s Patriots put up three Ws last week with a blowout win over Goreville; a hard fought, seven-point, road win over Harrisburg; and a 12-point win over Anna-Jonesboro. The 81-43 win ove...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriot keglers top Graves, fall to Harrisburg
Massac County’s Patriot bowling team took on Graves County at SuperBowl on Tuesday, Dec. 9, and came away with a nice win. After recording a 111 pin win in the first game, the boys dropped the seco...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murphy goes long range on Patriots
Call it first home game jitters or something like that. After looking relaxed and even fairly confident after games in the Vienna Turkey Tournament and Marshall County’s Hoopfest, Massac County’s P...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massac stuns Murray, Graves; takes City of Metropolis Tourney
The consensus going in was that this City of Metropolis tournament field might be the best and most balanced in quite a while, and by most accounts, Murray might well be the best team in the four-t...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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