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Metropolis to field Legion team
By Galen Shelton Planet Sports bethashelton@yahoo.com Bob Simpson of Hit Repair in Marion, a baseball instructional facility, has taken on the daunting task of fielding an American Legion baseball ...
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Youth soccer sees record numbers again
Press Release The Massac Youth Soccer League (MYSL) concluded its spring season with its last round of games in Metropolis May 23-24. This while achieving another all-time record number of players ...
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State titles on the line as high school sports wind down
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) baseball and softball tournaments roll on toward their final rounds, while the state track and field events were held this past weekend in Charleston. In...
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Carterville ousts Lady Patriots from regional
After wins over the Lady Lions from Carterville in each of the last two regional tournaments, Massac County’s Lady Patriots’ spell over the Lady Lions was broken Saturday at Jonesboro. The Lady Lio...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Goreville ends Joppa season in regional
A solid season from the Joppa High School Lady Rangers ended May 20 at Golconda at the hands of Goreville’s Lady Black Cats. Joppa’s Haley Martin took the loss for Joppa but pitched better than the...
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Hill takes third in 800M at state
Massac County’s stellar mid-distance runner Leilani Hill took third place in the state in the 800M run Saturday at O’Brien Stadium in Charleston on the campus of Eastern Illinois University. Karina...
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Carterville ends Patriots’ season, 7-4
The 2014 baseball season for Massac County ended Monday afternoon with a 7-4 loss at the hands of the Carterville Lions. The Lions got to Massac starter Dalton Mitchell for a pair of runs in the fi...
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McFall befuddles McCracken County, 2-0
Massac County Lady Patriots softball pitcher Brittany McFall isn’t your prototypical hard-throwing softball pitcher but don’t tell the McCracken County Mustangs that she can’t pitch. McFall shut do...
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Hill, Hoard advance to state track finals
At Herrin Thursday, Massac County’s Lady Patriots track team finished in a very respectable seventh place tie with Carbondale in the sectional meet. Cahokia’s powerful Comanches overwhelmed their c...
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Lady Pats find their bats
In wins over Goreville, Benton and Anna-Jonesboro the Lady Patriots have found their misplaced hitting shoes. An 8-5 win over Goreville, a 14-0 whitewashing of Benton and a 10-5 victory over Anna c...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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