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.
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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.
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 St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.
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.
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.
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.
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Basketball camp concludes at Changnon
About 75 kids in the Mt. Vernon region participated in an offensive skills basketball camp this week at Changnon Gym.
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