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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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  • Young Lady Rams gain vital summer experience

    This summer might have been more critical than usual for player development within the Lady Rams basketball program.

    We graduated six seniors, and we're not kidding ourselves in saying we're going to be veteran because we're not,” Mt. Vernon coach Jeff Lonnon said.

    July 29, 2014

  • 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.

    July 28, 2014

  • Hines Sight: St. Louis, Chicago bring exciting aspects into season

    St. Louis Rams and Chicago Bears fans have reasons to be excited for the upcoming football season.

    Both teams feature explosive young talent, who have a chance to dominate the league. Challenges also stand in their way.

    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.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rays win 6th straight, 7-2 over Cardinals

     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

  • 7-19 jr. legion cut Lyday shuts out Bluford MT. VERNON — Jeremiah Lyday went the distance and Mt. Vernon’s Jr. Legion squad did just enough offensively to advance in the district tournament at Brennan Klein Field on Friday.Lyday scattered three hits and recorded six strikeouts as Post 141 shut

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

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