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CARBONDALE – Woodlawn's baseball team couldn't take advantage of its limited offensive chances in a 5-0 loss to Cobden on Friday.

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MT. VERNON – Blake Jones was bloodied and suffered a broken nose, but he and the rest of the Rams baseball team still beat Salem 4-2 Thursday.

The matchup came in the 3A regional semifinals.

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MT. VERNON – A little bit of confusion led Eli Badger to the pole vault.

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WOODLAWN – A key part of the Cardinals run to the state finals will play his basketball at Millikin University next season.

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METROPOLIS – Massac County's offense exploded in the opening innings against Mt. Vernon's softball team.

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CHARLESTON – Saturday was one for the Mt. Vernon girls track and field record book.

The Lady Rams finished the 2A state finals with seven medals. The group tied for eighth place as a team with 29 points.

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WOODLAWN – Brian Gamber is making the move from assistant to head coach at Woodlawn.

Gamber was approved as the next Woodlawn High School boys basketball coach at Thursday's school board meeting. He takes over for Shane Witzel, who stepped down from the position.

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CHARLESTON – Connie Harre-Blair has never experienced a girls track and field state preliminary day like Friday.

Typically there's a mixture of emotion.

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MARION – Mt. Vernon's baseball team capped off a perfect South Seven Conference season with a 9-1 victory over Marion on Friday.

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WALTONVILLE – DuQuoin used some late offensive thunder to beat the Waltonville/Sesser-Valier softball team 8-4 in Friday's 2A regional semifinal game.

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CARTERVILLE – Mt. Vernon's boys track and field team will have a representative at the upcoming 2A state finals.

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CLAY CITY – Woodlawn held a slim lead early in Thursday's 1A regional final matchup against the host Lady Wolves.

City City ripped off the next nine runs to claim an 11-3 victory.

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Mt. Vernon's baseball team notched its 20th win of the season Thursday at Olney.

The Rams won the game 8-1.

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MT. VERNON – Tyler Williams became the third Rams athlete in a span of several weeks to commit to Belleville's Lindenwood University.

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MT. VERNON – For some athletes the first trip to the track and field state finals can be an overwhelming experience.

That won't be the case for Mt. Vernon's girls track and field squad.

This season the Lady Rams travel to Charleston with a group filled with state final veterans.

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MT. VERNON – Injuries to key competitors have hampered the Rams track and field team at times this season.

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TEXICO – Field's boys track and field team was aiming for a top five finish at Saturday's Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association Class S meet.

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MT. VERNON – Belleville East used late offense to pull away from the Lady Rams softball team Monday night.

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Holli Buretta advanced to the 1A state finals after finishing second in the pole vault at the DuQuoin girls track and field sectional Friday.

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MASCOUTAH – The Lady Rams track and field team qualified several athletes for state at Friday's 2A sectional.

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MT. VERNON – The Rams stayed perfect in the South Seven Conference with a 10-0 victory Friday against Centralia.

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MT. VERNON – Jared Shaner's next job will take him a little closer to his hometown.

Shaner was approved as Dixon High School's new athletic director at Wednesday's board meeting. The city is located about 25 miles from his hometown of Prophetstown.

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MT. VERNON – Lady Rams track and field athletes have had a rainy run-up to the start of their postseason this year.

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MT. VERNON – Seth Gass will pursue his passion of bowling at Lincoln Memorial University next year.

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MT. VERNON – The Rams baseball team has piled up the wins at Brennan Klein Memorial Field so far this season.

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MT. VERNON – Alex Bourland described Morthland College as a good fit for him to continue his football career.

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MT. VERNON – Powerlifting options at the college level might be limited around the country, but Remington Paris has found one.

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MT. VERNON – Trevor Schubert will continue his football career at the college level.

The Mt. Vernon senior is headed to MacMurray College located in Jacksonville.

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MT. VERNON – Benton's baseball team loaded the bases Monday in the top of the seventh against Rams relief pitcher Reed Millwood.

Mt. Vernon clung to a 2-1 lead with two outs in the inning. Millwood helped the Rams preserve the victory with a strike out to end the game.

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BLUFORD – Webber's baseball team produced solid pitching and defense Friday against Odin but struggled to score runs in a 4-1 loss.

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MT. VERNON – The Lady Rams offense couldn't break through in a 9-0 loss Thursday against Benton.

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MT. VERNON – The Rams baseball team removed any drama from its latest South Seven Conference title clinching victory.

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MT. VERNON – The Rams track and field team placed second in the Ram Relays on Tuesday.

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MT. VERNON – Blake Jones will continue his baseball career at Belleville's Lindenwood University next season.

The Mt. Vernon senior committed to the college Tuesday morning.

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CARBONDALE – Mt. Vernon's baseball team snapped a three-game losing streak with a victory in Carbondale on Tuesday.

Mt. Vernon won the South Seven Conference matchup 7-0.

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MT. VERNON – Harold Hawkins has spent decades devoted to the martial art of taekwondo.

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MT. VERNON – The Rams offense couldn't break through against DuQuoin's Braden Lee in a 1-0 loss Monday afternoon.

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MT. VERNON – The Lady Rams nearly eliminated a big deficit Friday against Mt. Carmel.

Mt. Vernon's softball team trailed 7-1 early. The Lady Rams closed the gap to 7-5 late but couldn't get any closer.

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WOODLAWN – The Lueking sisters took center stage in the Lady Cardinals 4-2 softball victory over Clay City on Thursday.

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WOODLAWN – The Woodlawn Cardinals baseball team put the winning run at the plate Thursday against North Clay but lost 7-6.

Mt. Vernon's Will Walton hits a shot against Herrin on Thursday. Herrin won the match 5-4. The Rams won a pair of singles and doubles matches during the contest. Mt. Vernon is 5-1 this season and travels to Carbondale on Monday.

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