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Orphans 3rd At South 7 Preview

MARION – The Centralia Orphans were 3rd at the 2018 South Seven Preview held at Kokopelli in Marion.  Centralia shot a 363, topped only by first-place Belleville Althoff’s 340 and the host Marion Wildcats 350.  Carbondale was 4th with a 372 and Mt Vernon 412.  Sharing medalist honors were Isaac Hammet of Marion and Althoff’s…read more »


Franklin Park Falls To SC In Season Opener

SALEM – The SC Lady Falcons improved to 2-0 knocking off Franklin Park in Salem on their opening day by a final score of 7-1.  Taegan Webster worked the complete game for SC allowing a run on 2 hits with 9 strikeouts and only 1 walk.  Brooklyn Garrett had 4 RBI, Sierra Arnold drove in…read more »


Franklin Park Opens Baseball Season Today

In junior high baseball today, the Franklin Park Bobcats open their season on the road at Woodlawn.  The Bobcats are once again coached by Salem High grad Tyson Moore. In other action, Centralia is at Marion, Okawville heads to Freeburg, Opdyke-Belle Rive at Rome, Mt Vernon St Mary’s goes to Pinckneyville.  The Matt Seipp Memorial…read more »

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