Mt. Vernon Register-News


April 29, 2013

Sports briefs

Rams run to victory at Marion Relays

Mt. Vernon's boys track team claimed its third straight title at the Marion Relays on Friday night.The Rams finished with 134 points. Other team scores were: Salem 93, Centralia 86, Murphysboro 80, Mascoutah 77, Granite City 67, Marion 66, Wesclin 57, Carbondale 54, O'Fallon 10 and Egyptian 8.Winners for the Rams were: the mile relay team of David Modert, Karson Hahn, Daniel Flood and Jordan Wilemon in a time of 18:58.4; Robert Grider in the 100 meters (11.31 seconds); the sprint medley team of Demontez Miller, Crayton Turner, Brykell Patton and Ethan Badger (2:03.3); the 400 meter relay team of Grider, Turner, Miller and Steve Boss (44.59 seconds); the 3,200 meter relay team of Jake Wilson, Patton, Xavies Mooney and Badger (8:32.4); the 800 meter relay team of Grider, Turner, Miller and Boss (1:33.6) and the 1,600 relay team of Miller, Hahn, Grider and Boss (3:31.2)Second-place finishers were: Patton in the 110 high hurdles (15.35 seconds) and the distance medley team of Hahn, Wilson, Wilemon and Modert.The boys track team hosts the Ram Relays at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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    The Rams golf team took to the course for its second golf match in as many days Tuesday afternoon.

    Benton edged the Rams by a stroke at Green Hills Golf Course – 173 to 174.

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  • Cardinals beat Reds in 10 innings

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    August 18, 2014 1 Photo

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    Lance Lynn pitched six strong innings and the StLouis Cardinals defeated the San Diego Padres 4-2 Friday night for their third straight win.

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    The other day I picked up a piece of paper and scanned it up and down.

    The piece of paper was Mt. Vernon's football playoff roster from the last season.

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  • MTV first practice Rams return

    Gray and orange clad Rams football players sprinted around the team's practice field Monday afternoon.

    It's something that's been happening intermittently for several weeks throughout the summer.

    August 11, 2014 1 Photo

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    I'm going to leap out on a limb and say the Seattle Seahawks won't win a second consecutive Super Bowl title this season.

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  • Cardinals use Wainwright to beat Red Sox 5-2

    Adam Wainwright recovered from a shaky start to earn his 14th win, tying for the major league lead, and rookie Kolten Wong homered twice to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.

    August 7, 2014

  • Trapshooters claim national title

    Coach Dave Schaefer calls it the Super Bowl of trapshooting.

    Around 1,600 participants gathered in Sparta for the AIM Grand Championships earlier this week. Waltonville Trapshooting was among the teams competing, and claimed the Junior Class D National team title. The event involves teams from a variety of states and provided the year-old trapshooting program with a memorable moment.

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Tom Lindley Sports