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April 30, 2013

Sports briefs

Rams roll past Murphysboro

Mt. Vernon’s baseball team beat Murphysboro 12-5 Monday.

The Rams exploded for five runs in the third inning. The big blow was Colten Meador’s three-run homer. Meador finished with two hits in the game.

Pat Bradford added a two-run double to close out the scoring for the Rams in the third. Bradford had two hits, two RBI and stole a base.

The Rams swiped nine bases against the Murphysboro pitching staff.

Collin Young led the Rams with five RBI and had two hits.

Tyler Ellis was the winning pitcher. He threw two innings and allowed just one hit.

Mt. Vernon is 21-5 this season and hosts Carbondale.

Late goal helps Lady Rams win

Alex Pigg scored Mt. Vernon’s game-winning goal with about 15 minutes left against Massac County on Monday.

The score gave the Lady Rams a 3-2 lead and came off an assist from Whitney Warner.

Mt. Vernon erased a two-goal deficit in the matchup. Warner converted a penalty kick in the opening half to close the gap to 2-1. Betsy Kueker tied the game with a goal late in the first half.

Mt. Vernon is 10-5-1 this season. The Lady Rams have lost just once since a 1-4-1 start to the season. Mt. Vernon travels to Marion.

Woodlawn baseball tops Morrisonville

Woodlawn beat Morrisonville 7-2 Saturday.

Brendan Petersen was the winning pitcher and threw five innings for the Cardinals. He finished with three strikeouts.

Matt Kennedy had three hits and an RBI for Woodlawn. Petersen added two hits and two RBI. Derek Kehrer, Nathan Arnold and Garrett Minks all had a hit.

Woodlawn is 11-6 this season.

Lady Spartans fall to Odin

The Waltonville/Sesser-Valier softball team lost 1-0 to Odin on Monday.

The Lady Spartans finished the game with four hits and two errors.

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  • MTV-Centralia baseball Rams outlast Orphans

    The offensive floodgates finally opened in the ninth inning for Mt. Vernon's baseball team.

    The Rams piled up six runs in the ninth inning to claim a 7-3 extra-inning victory Tuesday.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mt. Vernon looks to move quickly on basketball opening

    The summer is a critical time period in the development of a high school athlete.

    With the resignation of Mt. Vernon boys basketball coach Scott Gamber becoming official at Monday's school board meeting, Mt. Vernon will look to move quickly to fill the position with summer workouts approaching. MVTHS principal Wes Olson said Tuesday the school will try to have a candidate at the May board meeting.

    April 22, 2014

  • Gamber resigns as Rams coach

    Scott Gamber has resigned as Rams basketball head coach after six seasons.

    April 21, 2014

  • Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in triple overtime

    Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday night.

    April 18, 2014

  • MTV-Flora boys tennis Rams edge Flora

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

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Woodlawn-Carmi softball Carmi downs Woodlawn

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

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Woodlawn-Odin softball Woodlawn tops Odin

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

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

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