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.
Mt. Vernon prevails in 8
The Post 141 Senior Legion edged Carlyle in eight innings on Monday.
Mt. Vernon claimed the victory 2-1 after Reed Millwood was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded.
Post 141 falls to Centralia in extras
The Mt. Vernon Post 141 Senior Legion team lost to Centralia 6-4 in extra innings Saturday.
Post 141 tied the game with a pair runs in the bottom of the seventh to send the game to extra innings. Centralia Post 446 countered with two runs in the ninth to claim the victory.
Peralta's 2-run double helps Cards beat Dodgers
Jhonny Peralta hit a tiebreaking two-run double and Yadier Molina homered, leading the St.Louis Cardinals to a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
Hines Sight: We've embraced soccer here in America
The United States became a soccer loving nation this summer.
You may have been duped before, but it's really happening this time. There is no hype, just facts.
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