Mt. Vernon Register-News


May 16, 2013

Sports briefs


Woodlawn topped Norris City/Omaha/Enfield 3-2.

Logan Isaac earned the win in relief of Matt Kennedy, who pitched five and two-thirds innings.

Bryson Sanders delivered a two-run single in the sixth that was the game-winning hit for Woodlawn.

Webber and Woodlawn meet for the title at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Seeds announced for tennis sectional

The Mt. Vernon’s boys tennis team will have a singles player and doubles team in the top six for Friday’s sectional.

Aaron Neibert enters the sectional as a No. 3 seed. The team of Cody Wilson and Jared Hatton are a No. 6 in doubles.

Nathan Arnold along with the doubles team of Aaron Burge and Brandon Nabors are unseeded.

Friday’s sectional starts at 1 p.m. Players and teams that advance to Saturday’s semifinal qualify for state.

Woodlawn downs Webber softball

Woodlawn’s softball team won its opening round regional game 16-1 against Webber on Tuesday.

Carly Ethridge was the winning pitcher and thew four innings. She finished with seven strikeouts.

Cassandra Lueking had four hits, including a home run, and two RBI. Ryann French added four hits and three RBI. Kelsea Bock adde a hit and two RBI.

Woodlawn is 16-11 and plays in Saturday’s regional final at 11 a.m. against Wayne City or Odin.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • DSC_0002.JPG Basketball camp concludes at Changnon

    About 75 kids in the Mt. Vernon region participated in an offensive skills basketball camp this week at Changnon Gym.

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  • trout.jpg Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits.

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  • DSC_0001.JPG Post 141 falls at Centralia

    CENTRALIA — Centralia broke a 6-6 deadlock with a four-run outburst in the seventh inning to take a 10-7 West Division Senior Legion victory over Mt. Vernon on Tuesday.

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Tom Lindley Sports