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Takuma Sato wins IndyCar stop at World Wide

By KEN ROBERTS Associated Press Eds: Updates with quotes. With AP Photos. MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Takuma Sato held off Ed Carpenter to win the IndyCar race Saturday night at World Wide Technology Raceway. Sato won by 0.399 seconds. Tony Kaanan was third, followed by Santino Ferrucci and Simon Pagenaud. Sato’s second victory of the…read more »

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CORLHS Opens Golf Seasons With Boys & Girls Wins

Christ Our Rock defeated Sandoval in prep boys golf at Colonial 210-219.  Lukas Briscoe was medalist leading the Stallions with a 46 followed by Matthew Slover’s 47.  Austin Hinkel led Sandoval with a 48 and Branden Hamburg added a 51. In girls golf, Christ Our Rock earned a 268-285 victory.  Jianna Palm of Christ Our…read more »

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Kaskaskia College Soccer opens with win

KC Soccer opens the season with a 9-0 win over the varsity from Lincoln Christian University.  Morgan Scruggs had three goals, Jalesa Watts and Fayth Brewer two, and Gloria Guerreo and Gaby Stephens one apiece.    The shutout in goal was a combined effort by Courtney Brewer and Taylor Hobbs.read more »

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Rain play havoc with Tuesday’s sports schedule; several junior high games on tap for Wednesday

Most of the local sports schedule was canceled Tuesday when heavy thunderstorms rolled through the area. Several Junior High teams will try again today.   Franklin Park baseball will host Marion while the softball team travels to Iuka.  The combined Patoka/Odin junior high baseball team will travel to Greenville.    Odin softball will travel to Rome and…read more »

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