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Bunnell & Cape Catfish Can Win Title Tonight

  Adam Bunnell and the Cape Catfish will look to clinch the Prospect League Championship tonight as they host Chillicothe for Game 2 of the championship series.  Cape won the opening game in Chillicothe, Ohio 6-3 on Saturday evening.  Game 2 in the best of 3 is tonight at Cape Girardeau’s Capaha Field starting at…read more »


Light Named Lady Rams Golf Coach

2010 Salem High School graduate Zeke Light has landed his first head-coaching position.  Also an assistant coach on the boys varsity basketball team, Light was handed the reigns to the Lady Rams golf program as they prepare to hold tryouts on Monday. Last season Mt Vernon continued a trend they are not proud of, as…read more »


SYFL To Play At Centralia Jamboree This Weekend

The Salem Youth Football Wildcats will play Saturday at the Centralia Jaboree.  There will be combined 5th/6th grade teams and 7th/8th grade teams.  It begins at 9am with Salem playing against Centralia, Mt Vernon, Herrin, Murphsyboro and Carterville.  Salem will officially open its season on August 17th at Red Hill.  The Wildcats held a scrimmage…read more »


Southern Illinois Wins Colt World Series Title

Both teams were strong on the pitcher’s mound on Wednesday, but Southern Illinois was just a little bit stronger at the plate in their 3-0 win over Brownsville Texas in the Colt World Series championship. Brayson Shew threw the complete game for Southern Illinois allowing 5 hits and striking out 2 in the win.  Kannon…read more »

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