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Burke's Blasts Lead Miners Past Gateway

MARION -- Chris Burke homered twice and drove in four to lead the Miners to a 6-0 win over the Gateway Grizzlies. Read more »

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Murphysboro, Herrin Advance In 5th Division Legion Tourney

NEW BADEN -- It was a tough start to the Fifth Division senior American Legion baseball tournament on Monday for our three area squads. Read More »

Miners Open Nine Game Homestand With Win

MARION-- The Southern Illinois Miners rallied in the eighth inning to top the Gateway Grizzlies in their series opener 4-1. Read More »

Nagel Finishes 3rd At Nationals

SPARTA -- The 2014 Scholastic Clay Target Program American Team National Championships wrapped up competition in Sparta on Saturday. Trico's Haley Nagel took third place nationally in trap shooting with a score of 183 in the Intermediate Advanced division. Her Pioneers squad ended up 16th overall. Read More »

GEO Wraps Up With Criterium Race

CARTERVILLE-- The three stage Greater Egyptian Omnium wrapped up with the Continental Tire Criterium at John A. Logan college. Read More »

Unilli Monster Tour Series

BUNCOMBE -- The Unilli Monster Tour Series made a stop in southern Illinois Saturday night. Read More »

Benton Anglers Finish in 2nd Place

TENNESSEE -- Benton anglers' Dailus Richardson and Trevor McKinney have fished together since the sixth grade. Read More »

Benton Fishermen Make Bassmaster High School Finals

WSIL -- The Benton duo of Dailus Richardson and Trevor McKinney earned a spot in Saturday's finals of the Inaugural Bassmaster High School Championship. Richardson and McKinney will receive a $500 scholarship each for making the finals. Read More »

Trico Enjoying Competing In Nationals

SPARTA -- The 2014 SCTP American Team National Championships were in full swing on Friday at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta, Illinois. Four area teams are competing in the event, including the Trico Pioneers. Read More »

Benton Duo Leading Bassmaster High School

WSIL -- Benton's Dailus Richardson and Trevor McKinney own the lead at the halfway point of the Inaugural Bassmaster High School Championship. Read More »

New Look Salukis

CARBONDALE -- The Basketball Salukis are using their summer workouts to get accustomed to another large class of incoming players. Read More »

Tee to Green Week 7: Chipping

CARBONDALE-- On this week's edition of From Tee to Green, Kelly Burke and Diane Daugherty go over the nuances of chipping. Read More »

Pitching Dominates Frontier League All-Star Game

SAUGET -- The West beat the East 2-0 in the annual Frontier League All-Star Game. Southern Illinois Miners' pitcher Derrick Miramontes struck out the side in one inning of work, while teammate Ryan Cavan went 0-2. Read More »

From Johnston City to Sin City

JOHNSTON CITY-- Johnston City native Dave Davis is living out his childhood dream, traveling the country as a ring announcer for MMA and boxing. Read More »

SIU's Novara Wins Fowler Heating & Air Championship

LAKE OF EGYPT-- SIU's Drew Novara fires a 62 in the final round of the Fowler Heating & Air Championship at Lake of Egypt Country Club. Read More »

Benton HS Anglers Head to Nationals

BENTON-- Benton junior's Dailus Richardson and Trevor McKinney head to the Bassmaster high school national tournament at Kentucky Lake. Read More »

Marion Marlins Host Swim Your Own Age Meet

MARION-- The 15th annual Swim Your Own Age meet was held at Ray Fosse Park and pool by the Marion Marlins swim team. Read More »

2014 Martin's Moment of the Year Champion: Lindsey Murray

WSIL -- After a long week of voting for the 2014 Martin's Moment of the year, A champion emerged. Harrisburg pole vaulter Lindsey Murray is your 2014 winner. Read More »

Miners Outlast Thunderbolts

MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners won their ninth straight series at home by beating Windy City 7-6 in 17 innings. Read More »

Vote for Martin's Moment of the Year

WSIL -- Here is your chance to vote for the Martin's Moment of the Year. You can vote until midnight Thursday night with the winner to be announced Friday night on News 3 Sports. Read More »

From Tee to Green Week 6

CARBONDALE-- On this week's edition of From Tee to Green, Kelly Burke and Diane Daugherty cover club selection. Read More »

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