Mt. Vernon Register-News


April 23, 2013

Sports briefs

Rams top Alton

Mt. Vernon's baseball team edged Alton 8-7 Monday.Brock Fulkerson was the winning pitcher and improved to 6-1 on the season. Tyler Ellis completed the game and earned the save. Fulkerson finished with three strikeouts and allowed four earned runs.Hayden Poninski had three hits, including a triple, and two RBI for Mt. Vernon. Landon Thomas added two hits and two RBI.Jake Pike, Matthew Williams and Collin Young had two hits and an RBI each.Mt. Vernon is 17-5 this season and hosts Cahokia for a South Seven Conference matchup today.

Woodlawn baseball stomps Grayville

Woodlawn topped Grayville 10-0 in five innings Monday.Garrett Minks threw a one-hitter for the Cardinals and finished with 10 strikeouts.Matt Kennedy finished with two hits, including a double. Derek Kehrer had a hit and two RBI. Bryson Sanders and Minks both had a hit and RBI each.Woodlawn is 7-6 this season and travels to Hamilton County today.

Lady Cardinals cruise past Grayville

Woodlawn's softball team beat Grayville 7-2 Monday.Paige Tufts was the winning pitcher. She threw a complete game and finished with eight strikeouts.Cassandra Lueking had three hits and three RBI to pace the Woodlawn offense. Paige Tufts, Payton Tufts, Kelsea Bock and Allison England all had a hit and an RBI each.Woodlawn is 11-8 this season and 5-0 in the Midland Trail Conference. The Lady Cardinals host Okawville today.

Lady Rams placed fourth at Marion

Mt. Vernon's girls track team finished fourth in the Marion Invitational.The Lady Rams ended the event with 59 points. Carbondale won the title with 142. Benton placed second with 74, and Herrin finished third with 68.First-place finishers for Mt. Vernon were: Aaliyah Palmer in the discus with a throw of 104 feet, 10 inches. Charde Golliday won the 200 meter dash in a time of 26.72 seconds.Second-place finishers were: Allie Skobel in the 3,200 meters (12:56) and the 3,200 meter relay team of Ashley Paulson, Camilla Bauer, Zoe Mattingly and Rebecca Rexing (11:13).Third-place finishers were: Golliday in the 100 meters (13.16 seconds), Bauer in the 1,600 meters (6:09.90) and Palmer in the shot put (37 feet, 3 inches).Fourth-place finishers were: Golliday in the long jump (13 feet, 10 inches).Sixth-place finishers were: Zoe Mattingly in the 1,600 meters (6:17).Mt. Vernon hosts Centralia in a home dual meet today.

Parks department to host softball league

The Mt. Vernon Parks and Recreation Department is hosting several mens softball leagues this spring.The deadline for registration is Friday, and the cost is $390 per team.Teams will play a 16-game regular season followed by a postseason tournament. The mens league will have two divisions.For more information, individuals can contact Wes Plummer at 242-6890 or by email at

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    The Rams tennis matchup against Flora on Thursday came down to the final match.

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  • MTV-Salem tennis Rams sweep Salem

    The Rams tennis team swept past Salem 9-0 Wednesday.

    It was the opening match of the season for Mt. Vernon after three cancelations to start the year under first year boys coach Randy Knox.

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  • Woodlawn-Carmi softball Carmi downs Woodlawn

    Carmi-White County jumped out early in an 11-3 win over the host Lady Cardinals on Wednesday.

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  • Woodlawn-Odin softball Woodlawn tops Odin

    The Lady Cardinals used late offense to put Tuesday's softball matchup with Odin out of reach.

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  • MTV-Breese Central girls soccer Breese Central drops Mt. Vernon

    A trio of first-half goals were enough for Breese Central to top the Lady Rams soccer team 3-1 Monday.

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  • Claire Ryan signing Lady Rams guard signs with Welch

    Claire Ryan has functioned like a coach on the basketball court the past several seasons for the Lady Rams.

    Ryan, who has been the team's point guard the past two years, signed with Welch College in Nashville, Tenn. on Friday.

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  • MTV-Carbondale baseball Rams rally for win

    The Rams baseball team scored a pair of late runs to beat Carbondale 6-5 Thursday.

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  • MTV-Carbondale softball Lady Rams fall to Lady Terriers

    The Lady Rams softball team knocked out several hits but could never string together a solid rally in a 9-0 loss to Carbondale on Thursday.

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  • Mt. Vernon boys track Rams win quad meet

    Robert Grider etched his name in the Rams track and field record book Wednesday.

    The senior sprinter broke the 200 meter school record and tied the 100 meter mark in Mt. Vernon's win over Marion, Salem and Carbondale.

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