Mt. Vernon Register-News


  • Hines Sight: No one wants The Decision Part Deux

    LeBron James opted out today.

    That might be a bit of jargon for the casual sports fan. Basically, it means James is a free agent. Teams will court him inventively and intensely over the next few months.

    June 24, 2014

  • Lynn, Adams lead Cards to 8-0 win over Rockies

    Lance Lynn had such good stuff he could hardly be hit. Matt Adams was so dialed in at the plate he gave his pitcher all the offensive support he needed.

    June 24, 2014

  • DSC_0041.JPG JCSA Softball

    It's hot and it's summer time, which means the youth in Mt. Vernon are playing softball and baseball.

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rams football focuses on summer work

    Summer might represent a down time for some, but the Rams football team will be working hard over the next few months.

    The goal is preparation for the season opener in August.

    June 11, 2014

  • Hines Sight: A sports year in review

    It's hard to believe the high school sports year has come to a close.

    Once again, the year stretched into June with a baseball team competing at the highest postseason level.

    June 10, 2014

  • Jake Pike Pike shares top baseball honor

    Jake Pike claimed co-Player of the Year in the South Seven Conference after a stellar season for the Rams baseball team this season.

    He shared the postseason award with Althoff's Luke Frazier.

    June 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Webber second at state Webber finishes second

    Webber's baseball team ran into a buzz saw in the 1A state title game Saturday.

    Crete Illinois Lutheran scored the opening seven runs on its way to a 12-2 victory over the Trojans in six innings. The Chargers seized a big early cushion with seven combined runs in the second and third innings.

    June 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hines Sight: Players, fans will remember run

    Webber's baseball run ended on Saturday with a loss in the 1A state championship, but it's going to be a long time before anyone associated with the program forgets this team.

    June 9, 2014

  • Webber falls in final

    Webber's baseball team lost Saturday's 1A state championship 12-2 in six innings against Crete Illinois Lutheran.

    June 7, 2014

  • Trojans prevail in 10

    Jordan Wheeler celebrated his 19th birthday Friday.

    The way the day's 1A state semifinal game against New Athens was going, it looked like he might throw about that many innings.

    I think my adrenalin was what kept me going,” Wheeler said.

    Wheeler hurled a complete game, and Webber won 5-4 in 10 innings.

    June 6, 2014

Tom Lindley Sports