Mt. Vernon Register-News


  • State finals notebook: Defense shines despite error total

    Webber's defense was officially credited with six errors in Friday's state semifinal game against New Athens.

    Despite the high total, it was Webber's defense that kept them close.

    June 6, 2014

  • Webber's Eleven Webber's Eleven

    Eleven players comprise the entire Webber baseball program.

    It might not sound like many, but the Trojans have proven that numbers don't mean much this season. What matters is performance on the field.

    June 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cardinals bounce back, beat Royals 5-2 in 11

     Matt Carpenter had a career-high five hits, including the go-ahead double in the 11th inning, and the StLouis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

    June 4, 2014

  • Webber feature Opening Test

    Four teams enter the 1A baseball state final with the hope of emerging as a champion in Peoria.

    June 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hines Sight: Webber's wild ride playoff run takes Trojans to Peoria

    Seven days ago, Webber's baseball season was teetering on a figurative knife edge.

    The Trojans found themselves playing in extra innings in the sectional semifinal. It was Webber's second straight extra inning game in the playoffs already.

    June 3, 2014

  • Duffy, Royals keep Cardinals down 6-0

    Danny Duffy became the latest pitcher to shut down the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Duffy worked six innings of one-hit ball coming off a pair of poor outings and Alex Gordon homered to start a breakout three-run seventh for the Kansas City Royals in a 6-0 victory over the suddenly punchless defending NL champs on Monday night.


    June 3, 2014

  • Webber-WSS baseball Headed to State

    Webber's baseball team has done a lot of celebrating lately.

    Monday, the Trojans celebrated again.

    This time it was an 8-6 victory in the 1A super sectional against Windsor Stew-Stras in Rent One Park.

    June 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Modert, McDanel place at state

    David Modert and Joseph McDanel ended their Rams track careers with all-state honors on Saturday.

    June 2, 2014

  • Webber advances to super sectional

    Mark Knepler knocked a grand slam off the right-field scoreboard to help Webber seize an 8-4 sectional final win over Shawnee on Saturday.

    May 31, 2014

  • Rams fall in regional final

    Blake Jones hurler a one-hitter, but Carbondale claimed a 1-0 win over the Rams in the 3A baseball regional final Saturday.

    May 31, 2014

Tom Lindley Sports