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    Salem Turns Back Centralia Saturday Night

    by  • February 3, 2014 • Sports

    SALEM – The Salem Lady Wildcats picked up their fourteenth win of the season by beating Centralia 52-39 Saturday evening at BE Gumm Gymnasium in Salem. Sparked by Kelly Sager’s seven points off the bench, Salem opened up a close game after the first quarter by out-scoring the Orphan Annies 21-13 in the second...

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    Obit: Marilyn Oehmke

    by  • February 2, 2014 • Obituaries

    SANDOVAL — Marilyn J. Oehmke, 82, of Sandoval, died Sunday, February 2, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on July 9, 1931 in Centralia, the daughter of Fred and Catherine (Todd) Smith. She married Robert D. Oehmke on June 29, 1955 at St. Mary’s Church in Centralia. She is...

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    No. 15 Iowa weathers Illini comeback

    by  • February 2, 2014 • Sports

    CHAMPAIGN – Gabriel Olaseni had 15 points and 12 rebounds and No. 15 Iowa overcame Illinois’ furious comeback to pull out an 81-74 victory Saturday night. The Hawkeyes (17-5, 6-3 Big Ten) led by 21 points just over 12 minutes into the game and were battering the Illini with their bench and Big Ten-best...

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    S. Illinois edges Loyola of Chicago

    by  • February 2, 2014 • Sports

    CARBONDALE – Jake Pendleton had a steal and made two free throws with 6 seconds left in overtime to secure an 81-76 win for Southern Illinois against Loyola of Chicago on Saturday. Anthony Beane’s jumper with 23 seconds left broke a tie at 76 before Pendleton’s critical steal.  Desmar Jackson added a free throw...

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    Western Illinois pulls away from IUPUI 69-54

    by  • January 31, 2014 • Sports

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Garret Covington had 17 points and 9 rebounds as Western Illinois pulled away in the second half for a 69-54 win over IUPUI on Thursday. Covington hit 5 of 7 shots and all six of his free throws to lead the Leathernecks (9-12, 3-3 Summit League). Michael Ochereobia added 13 points...

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