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May 2, 2013

Sports briefs

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The Rams can clinch the South Seven Conference title with a victory at Centralia on Tuesday. A loss by the Rams in the Centralia game would mean the game would definitely have to be completed.

Effingham edges Mt. Vernon in tennis

Mt. Vernon’s boys tennis team lost 5-4 against Effingham on Thursday.

The Rams took a 4-2 lead after the singles matches, but Effingham swept the doubles matchups to win.

Aaron Neibert, Aaron Burge, Brandon Nabors and Cody Wilson were all winners for Mt. Vernon in singles.

Hall of Fame to hold golf outing

The Mt. Vernon Township High School Sports Hall of Fame is holding a golf outing this month.

The outing will be Saturday, May 18, at Green Hills Country Club. The money from the fundraiser will go toward the Hall’s induction ceremonies.

Any interested golfers or sponsors can contact Rob Wielt at 231-4904.

Lady Devils win conference title

The Sesser-Valier/Waltonville girls track team won the top spot at its conference meet.

The Lady Devils finished with 68 points.

Chelsea Miller won the 100 meters (12.50 seconds), 200 meters (25.65 seconds) and long jump (16 feet, eight inches)

Other top finishes were: Emily VanDeveer in the high jump (four feet, eight inches) and Rae Lappin in the triple jump (33 feet, eight and three quarters inches).

The 800 meter relay team of Lappin, Savannah Boles, Michelle Ort and VanDeveer finished second (1:56).

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