Lynn wins 10th, Cardinals top Pirates 5-2
Lance Lynn reached double figures in wins before the All-Star break for the third straight year and Kolten Wong homered for the second game in a row, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the third straight time, 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Knox, Arnold claim doubles crown
The duo of Jade Knox and Nathan Arnold won the Jefferson County Mixed Doubles Tournament title on Wednesday in Veterans Park.
Aviston drops Mt. Vernon
Aviston topped Post 141 3-1 in Senior Legion action Tuesday.
Adams' homer gives Cardinals 2-0 win over Pirates
Matt Adams hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the St.Louis Cardinals a 2-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night in the opener of a four-game series with the NL Central rival they topped in the division series last fall.
Trenton edges Mt. Vernon
A pitching duel turned into a slugfest Saturday between Senior Legion Post 141 and Trenton.
Trenton scored five times in the seventh and held off a last-gasp rally to beat Mt. Vernon 7-6.
Futsal alive in Mt. Vernon
Jim Duncan wants his soccer players to focus on skill development.
This offseason Mt. Vernon athletes have an opportunity to do that through a new outlet – futsal.
Wainwright stymies Giants in Cardinals' 2-0 win
Adam Wainwright will take the win and run.
On a night he managed only a season low for strikeouts, the St. Louis right-hander still found ways to dominate.
Wainwright allowed four hits over 7 2-3 innings, Matt Carpenter continued to feast on San Francisco pitching, and the Cardinals ended a scoring drought, beating the Giants 2-0 Wednesday night.
Mt. Vernon sweeps Bluford juniors
The Post 141 Junior Legion squad beat Bluford Post 1193 in a doubleheader Wednesday.
Mt. Vernon claimed the opener 12-2 in five innings and was victorious 10-4 in the second matchup.
Lincecum leads Giants past Cardinals 5-0
Tim Lincecum has talked the past few years about rediscovering the consistency that won him two NL Cy Young Awards and made him one of baseball's best pitchers.
Lincecum's last two outings have brought him awfully close to finding that form again.
The rejuvenated right-hander followed his second career no-hitter with another vintage performance, pitching eight sharp innings to lead the San Francisco Giants past the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 on Tuesday night.
Hines Sight: Rams ready for late August football start
Jared Shaner and his Mt. Vernon Rams football team are less than two months away from opening day.
The Rams will take the gridiron for their first game on Friday, Aug. 29.
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