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March 23, 2013

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Mt. Vernon track opens with victory

SALEM — Mt. Vernon’s boys track team opened the outdoor season with a win.

The Rams beat Salem and Marion after scoring 89 points. Mt. Vernon finished the meet with 12 first-place finishes.

They were: the 3,200 meter relay team of Jake Wilson, Ethan Badger, David Modert and Karson Hahn with a time of 8:42; the 400 meter relay team of Steve Boss, DeMontez Miller-Gray, Crayton Turner and Robert Grider with a time of 45.3 seconds; Jordan Wilemon in the 3,200 meters with a time of 10:17; Brykell Patton in the 110 high hurdles in a time of 16.5 seconds; Robert Grider in the 100 meters in a time of 11.3 seconds; Ethan Badger in the 800 meters with a time of 2:08; the 800 meter relay team of Turner, Dylan Reeves, Devarr Davis and Drew Hester in a time of 1:36.7; Boss in the 400 meters with a time of 52.9 seconds; Patton in the 300 intermediate hurdles with a time of 43.2 seconds; Grider in the 200 meters with a time of 24.7 seconds; Miller, Modert, Hahn and Boss in the 1,600 meter relay with a time of 3:36.4 and Joesph McDaniel with a leap of 12 feet in the pole vault.

The Rams had four second-place finishers. They were: Crayton Turner in the 200 meters with a time of 25.1 seconds; Daniel Flood in the 800 meters with a time of 2:09; Boss in the 100 meters with a time of 11.6 seconds and Nic Meyer in the shot put with a throw of 43 feet, 5 inches.

Triad tops Mt. Vernon baseball

Triad’s baseball team edged Mt. Vernon 3-1 Friday.

Clayton Reeves had a hit and two stolen bases for the Rams.

Tyler Ellis started the game and pitched six innings for Mt. Vernon.

The Rams are 3-2 this season and host Mattoon for a doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. today.

Fla. Gulf Coast upsets Georgetown

PHILADELPHIA — Florida Gulf Coast sure made an entrance at the NCAA tournament.

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  • Rams spend time at SIU football camp

    The Rams football team spent a little time away from their traditional summer practice setting at the end of last week.

    On Thursday close to three dozen sophomores, juniors and seniors traveled to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale for a football team camp. The camp, which included three other high schools, wrapped up Saturday.

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    July 25, 2014

  • Sam Root award Root calls award 'humbling'

    Webber's baseball team capped the season with several individual honors, and coach Sam Root recently added to the postseason awards list.

    Root, who guided the Trojans to the 1A state finals in Peoria this spring, was named the Southern Illinois Baseball Coaches Association 1A Coach of the Year.

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     Jake Odorizzi allowed two runs over 5 2-3 innings and Yunel Escobar highlighted a five-run fifth inning with a two-run double to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-2 victory over the StLouis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

    July 22, 2014

  • MTV-Salem Junior Legion Salem ends Mt. Vernon's season

    A sacrifice fly made the difference in Salem's 1-0 win against the Post 141 Junior Legion team Monday.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Breese shuts down Mt. Vernon

    Post 141's Junior Legion team lost 4-0 to the Breese Gray Post 976 squad on Sunday in the district title game.

    July 20, 2014

  • Juniors top Salem

    An early lead and strong pitching propelled the Post 141 Junior Legion team to a 3-1 win over Salem in the district tournament semifinals Saturday afternoon.

    July 19, 2014

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  • cardinals.jpg Holliday powers Cardinals past Dodgers, 3-2

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday homered and doubled with three RBIs, and Lance Lynn won his third straight start for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

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