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Post 128 Seniors & 543 Mudcats Earn Wins

The Salem Post 128 Senior Legion improved to 4-3 with a 3-2 win in the bottom of the 9th on a walk off base hit by Trevor Cummins scoring Noah Beasley.  Salem got hits by Jacob Robbins and Jacob Hammer, 2 hits by Lane Bond and Cummins.  Bond was the winning pitcher working 7.1 allowing…read more »

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Minors Tournament Opens With MCSB & Elks Earning Wins

The Minors Tournament opened last night with semifinal games.  Marion County Savings Bank beat Edward Jones 6-1.  In the win, Keytin Grawe pitched 3 perfect innings with Jayce Keller working the 4th and Zane Dodson closing out in the 5th.  At the plate, Grawe tripled, Dodson tripled, Kurt Sullens doubled and John Hahs had the…read more »


Epenesa Eyes 1st Round Of NFL Draft In 2020

Iowa junior and Edwardsville grad A.J. Epenesa knows he has a strong shot at being picked in the first round of the 2020 NFL draft should he choose to go pro next spring. He’s choosing not to think about it until then. Epenesa, a 6-foot-6, 280-pound defensive end who led the Big Ten with 10…read more »

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