Mt. Vernon Register-News


May 16, 2013

Sports calendar


OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Optioned OF Michael Taylor to Sacramento (PCL). Reinstated OF Coco Crisp from the 15-day DL.

TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Scott Richmond on a minor league contract and assigned him to extended spring training.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Sent RHP Dustin McGowan to Dunedin (FSL) for a rehab assignment.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Reinstated RHP Zack Greinke from the 15-day DL. Placed RHP Josh Beckett on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 14.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with RHP Carlos Zambrano on a minor league contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Placed INF John McDonald on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Jordy Mercer from Indianapolis (IL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Released RHP Fautino De Los Santos.


Women’s National Basketball Association

WASHINGTON MYSTICS — Signed F Jessica Moore.


National Football League

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Announced the retirement of LB Rolando McClain.

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed LB Kiki Alonso.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed P Jordan Gay.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed C Tyler Horn. Released RB George Winn and OT Dann O’Neill.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed FB Braden Wilson.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Promoted Jason Jenkins to vice president of communications. Signed QB Aaron Corp. Waived LS Patrick Scales.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed Gs Jeff Baca and Travis Bond and P Jeff Locke.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed DB Duron Harmon. Released DL Kyle Love.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed KR Josh Cribbs to a one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Agreed to terms with DT Akeem Spence.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed RB Chris Thompson and WR Lance Lewis.


Major League Soccer

MLS — Reduced the two-game suspension of San Jose F Marvin Chavez to one game. Suspended Vancouver D Johnny Leveron, Chivas D Mario De Luna, Colorado F Edson Buddle and Real Salt Lake D Kwame Watson-Siriboe one game and fined them undisclosed amounts for their actions in recent games.

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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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