Mt. Vernon Register-News


April 26, 2013

Sports briefs


LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Reinstated LHP Ted Lilly from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Tim Federowicz to Albuquerque (PCL).

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Sent RHP Mark Rogers to Huntsville (SL) for a rehab assignment.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Sent RHP Charlie Morton to Altoona (EL) for a rehab assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Reinstated OF Carlos Quentin from suspension. Selected the contract of LHP Robbie Erlin from Tucson (PCL). Optioned RHP Thad Weber to Tucson. Transferred INF Logan Forsythe from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Released RHP Paul Koss.

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Released INF Eric Campbell and RHP Kyle Dahman.

GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS — Signed OF Keanon Simon and RHP Justin Erasmus. Released INF German Duran.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed OF Brandon Newton and INF Jorge Delgado. Released RHP Ty Marotz.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Released INF Marc-Anthony Tarantola.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Signed INF Jeremy Barnes and 1B Chris Duffy.

NEWARK BEARS — Signed RHPs Leondy Perez and Fray Martinez. Traded INF John Welch to Rockland for a player to be named.

QUEBEC CAPITALES — Signed LHP Casey Harman.

ROCKALND BOULDERS — Released OF Qualon Millender.

Frontier League


FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed C Collin Janssen.


NORMAL CORNBELTERS — Released RHP Brendon Smith.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Signed RHP James Bierlein, RHP Troy Marks, OF Mike Bolling and OF Trevor Willis.




National Basketball Association

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS — Named Mike Brown coach.


National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Signed WR Jarett Dillard, OL Paul Fanaika, WR Robert Gill and TE Alex Gottlieb.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Released RB Brandon Saine and LB D.J. Smith.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Signed FB Chris Gronkowski.


National Hockey League

NHL — Suspended Los Angeles F Dustin Brown two games for elbowing Minnesota F Jason Pominville during Tuesday’s game.

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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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