Mt. Vernon Register-News


May 8, 2013

Sports briefs

Lady Rams place seventh at Harrisburg

Mt. Vernon’s girls track team was seventh out of 13 teams at the recent Harrisburg Invitational.

The Lady Rams finished with 50 points. Herrin won the meet with 116 points, and Benton was second with 75.

Aaliyah Palmer won the discus with a throw of 106 feet, seven inches. She was second in the shot put with a throw of 37 feet, 11 inches.

Charde Golliday placed second in a trio of events. She had a leap of 16 feet in the long jump. She finished the 200 meters in 27.39 seconds, and completed the 400 meters with a time of 1:01.34.

Ashley Paulson was fourth in the 300 hurdles (56.02 seconds) and sixth in the 800 meters (2:46). The 3,200 meter relay team of Paulson, Camilla Bauer, Zoe Mattingly and Rebecca Rexing was fifth (11:33).

Camilla Bauer was sixth in the 1,600 meters (6:09.4).

Woodlawn baseball tops Okawville

The Cardinals beat Okawville 4-2 Tuesday.

Logan Isaac was the winning pitcher for Woodlawn and threw a complete game. He allowed four hits and had six strikeouts.

Matt Kennedy had two hits and and an RBI. Brendan Petersen added a hit and RBI. Darion Garrison and Nathan Arnold both had a hit each.

Lady Cardinalsfall to Okawville

Okawville’s softball team edge Woodlawn 2-1 Tuesday.

Cassandra Lueking had a solo home run for Woodlawn in the fourth inning.

Ryann French and Carly Ethridge had two hits each.

Woodlawn is 12-11 this season and hosts Grayville in the opening round of the Midland Trail Conference tournament at 4:30 p.m. today.

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

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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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  • 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

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    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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Tom Lindley Sports