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Egyptian senior makes it to state

Alex McCrite, a recent senior at Egyptian High School. represented Southern Illinois at the State Track and Field Meet held at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Ill. May 23. McCrite Qualified for State by tacking secon...


Senior bobcats’ last ride

It was an emotional roller coaster for the senior Meridian Bobcats May 18. The players went from the excitement of graduation at 10 that morning,  to having their season ended by the mercy rule at the hand of perennial power S...


The Week in Photos: May 16, 2013

The visual report from the week of May 16, 2013.


Pilots fall in regional quarterfinal

The Cairo Pilots lost to the Dongola Demons 23-5 in the opening game of the Shawnee High School regional. Cairo fell early and gave up 2 runs in the top of the 1st. Speedy Johnson did his best to spark a rally with a lead-off h...


The Week in Photos: May 9, 2013

The visual report from the week of May 9, 2013.  

Area schools receive state honors

Two Alexander County schools were among 16 Southern Illinois schools honored at an awards banquet for area schools in Marion April 29. Shawnee Elementary School South was honored for the ninth consecutive year as a State Spotli...

Bobcats take revenge

The Meridian Bobcats finally got the revenge they wanted in a 4-3 win over Century April. 29. Connor Schaal threw his second gem in 2 weeks allowing only 1 hit to the Centurions in the win and striking out 5 in the complete gam...


Bobcats bounce back

After falling to the Century Centurions 17-3 April 18 and to the  Shawnee Redskins 8-2  April. 24, the Meridian Bobcats came back and beat the Agape Knights 11-1 April 25 and got revenge on the Centurions, beating the team 4-...


Century falls to Pope County

Despite scoring 5 runs in the last 2 innings, the Centurions lost a close game against the Pope County Pirates 10-8 April. 3. This was a redemption game for the Pirates. Century beat them 16-1 March. 20 at Pope County. It took ...


Bobcats blasted by Appleknockers

On April 4, the Meridian Bobcats suffered a loss against the Cobden Appleknockers.