Mt. Vernon Register-News


April 24, 2013

Sports briefs

Lady Rams romp past Cahokia

Mt. Vernon’s softball team cruised to a 15-1 win over Cahokia on Tuesday.

Hannah Wright was the winning pitcher for Mt. Vernon. She allowed just one hit and fanned 11 batters over five innings.

At the plate, Mt. Vernon pounded out 15 hits.

Page Clinton had three hits for the Lady Rams. Malorie Garner added two hits and two RBI. Colleen Skobel finished with two hits and two RBI.

Hannah Wright added a three-run homer, and Kelby Kujawa had two hits.

Mt. Vernon is 6-7 overall this season and 2-3 in South Seven Conference play.

Woodlawn shuts down Hamilton County

Woodlawn’s baseball team blanked Hamilton County 6-0 Tuesday.

Logan Isaac was the winning pitcher and threw six innings. He had nine strikeouts and allowed two hits.

Jayson Hapeman had a hit and two RBI. Matt Kennedy added two hits and an RBI. Derek Kehrer finished with a hit and an RBI.

Woodlawn has won seven consecutive games to improve to 8-6 overall this season. The Cardinals travel to Okawville today.

Rams tennis upends Benton

Mt. Vernon’s boys tennis team cruised past Benton 8-1 Monday.

Aaron Neibert, Nathan Arnold, Aaron Burge, Jared Hatton, Brandon Nabors and Cody Wilson were all winners in singles.

Wilson and Hatton teamed together for a doubles victory. Burge and Nabors were also doubles winners.

Lady Devils win track meet

The Sesser-Valier/Waltonville girls track team won the freshman/sophomore conference meet. The Lady Devils finished with 53 points.

First-place finishers for the team were: the 800 meter relay team of Peyton Jennings, Savannah Boles, Michelle Ort and Emily VanDeveer; and VanDeveer in the high jump.

Michel records hole-in-one

Chris “Big Ticket” Michel hit a hole-in-one at Green Hills Golf Club in Mt. Vernon.

The shot came on the course’s seventh hole on Sunday. Michel used a gap wedge from 117 yards.

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  • Hines Sight: Cards aggressive at deadline

    It's been a wild couple days for Cardinals fans.

    They've seen their team and management engage in a flurry of deadline trading activity unlike the past few seasons. St. Louis ripped off a deal a day in the two leading up to the deadline.

    July 31, 2014

  • 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

Tom Lindley Sports