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Kendall signs with SCC to play basketball

Galen Shelton

Joppa High School’s all-time leading scorer Hailey Kendall signed Monday to play basketball at Shawnee Community College. Kendall was a four-year starter for the Lady Rangers and a four-year st ... More

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Pats break skid with three game streak

After losing four straight games coming out of the Superman Classic, the Massac County Patriots seem to have righted the ship in ripping off three straight wins. All three wins have been noteworthy t ...

Century takes down Joppa in thriller

With Kaleb Cox and Hunter Johnson being honored for their 1000th points in their Rangers careers and a host of military veterans being honored prior to game time, it might have been easy to forget abo ...

Pats fall to Calloway, Murphy and Marion

The rough patch for Massac County’s Patriots continued as the boys lost a tough one down at Murray to Calloway County 69-62, got thumped 63-49 at Murphysboro and lost a really hard fought game a ...

STATE CHAMPS

 Lady Trojans ‘Get it Done!’ Compared to their first two games at Rend Lake, Saturday’s championship win over Herrin wasn?t nearly as pretty, but it sure looks good in the recor ...

Rangers go two and three at tourney

Joppa’s Rangers went into Egyptian’s Mid-Winter Tournament on a roll. But they knew that the competition would be just a tad sterner than some of the teams they had faced coming in. Centu ...

Ball competes in bowling sectional

The preparatory remarks that Dakota Ball got from his coaches and several other folks prior to his competing in the IHSA bowling sectionals at Camelot Lanes in Collinsville didn’t quite do the r ...

Kendall sets Joppa high scoring mark

Joppa Lady Ranger Hailey Kendall set the all time scoring mark for Joppa High School on Jan. 17 when she poured in 31 points against Century to surpass Molly Stephens who had held the mark at 1861 car ...

Lady Trojans reach semis at Rend Lake

By virtue of their convincing 42-23 win over Benton, Massac County’s Junior High Lady Trojans found themselves assured of no worse than a fourth place finish in the SIJHSSA Class L [large schools] tournament h ...

Hoop Shoot winners announced

At halftime of last Friday’s West Frankfort boys’ game, the Metropolis Elks Lodge announced the winners of this year’s Hoop Shoot activities. The competition was held Dec. 11, and t ...

Pats rally past Red Birds in overtime

In a surprising reversal of fortunes, Massac County’s Patriots got hot at the foul line just when West Frankfort’s Red Birds went stone cold and the result was a thrilling come-from-behind ...

Joppa wins Dongola round robin tourney

Joppa’s Rangers brought home the first trophy the basketball team has seen in a while as they took first place in the Dongola Holiday Tournament. The win was not without controversy, however; a ...

Glass aces #11 hole at Metropolis Country Club

A hole in one in golf is a peculiar thing. If you watch the PGA Tour players you might think it’s a commonplace occurrence but it’s far from it. The odds against the average player scoring ...

Meet the Patriots is Friday

Staff Report The public is invited to meet the 2016-17 Patriots basketball team Friday night, Nov. 18. Games are slated to begin at 6:30 p.m.  Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students. Co ...

MCHS bowling team opens season against Marion

Massac County’s Patriot bowling team kicked off its new season last week at home with a match against Marion. The varsity lost its match to the Wildcats by a pinfall count of 2532-2227 and the ...

Youth football plays jamboree-style

Press Release On Saturday the Massac County Youth Flag Football league traded in a normal day of play for a fast-paced Jamboree style day of games where all teams in each age group had the opportunit ...

Columbia too tall, too tough for Massac

At the time of their meeting, the Columbia Eagles volleyball team was undefeated and the top seed in the Mascoutah Class AAA sectional tournament.  They showed the fans in attendance why. The ov ...

Sports On My Planet: Sports shorts and more

We’ve got a lot to talk about here. The IHSA fall sports are winding down with some in playoff mode. Lady Patriot Hannah Lloyd ran last weekend at Edwardsville in the Class A cross country sect ...

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Meanwhile, the clock is ticking

The months of 2017 are already flying by, and the community has not seen much forward movement with the courthouse renovation project.  Now, before anyone reads further, this will not be an edito ...

Maintaining law and order

Imagine you are home alone and awakened from your sleep by a noise outside your window. It doesn’t sound like a “ghost” so you rule out calling Ghostbusters.
So instead you dial 911. ...

Excercise your right, vote!

Did we do everything perfectly during the Mayoral Forum held March 9 — no.  But for a first time attempt at hosting a forum such as this, we think the event was overall very successful.
Pri ...

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