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    Friday Morning Sports Page

    by  • December 13, 2013 • Sports

    Chargers surprise Broncos DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning had two more touchdown passes on Thursday, but they weren’t enough for the Denver Broncos to avoid their first home loss of the season. Philip Rivers led a ball-control offense while throwing for 166 yards and two touchdowns in San Diego’s 27-20 win over the Broncos....

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    Salem Lady Cats Drop Conference Opener

    by  • December 13, 2013 • Sports

    CHARLESTON – Coach Janet Holst and the Salem Lady Wildcats have had a rough start to their season.  After finishing 3rd and gaining some momentum to wrap up their Thanksgiving Tournament, Salem has seen their past 2 games cancelled due to the weather. That 12 day break ended on Thursday night with a trip...

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    Mascoutah Girls Tournament Pairings

    by  • December 13, 2013 • Sports

    MASCOUTAH – Pairings have been set for the Mascoutah Holiday Tournament in prep girls basketball. First-round games that begin Dec. 26… 8:30 – Breese Central v. Okawville 10:00 – Highland v. Althoff 11:30 – Belleville East v. Mt Vernon 1:00 – Mater Dei v. Freeburg 2:30 – Belleville West v. Wesclin 4:00 – O’Fallon...

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    IDOC inmate jumps five floors to his death

    by  • December 12, 2013 • News

    According to the Illinois Department of Corrections, a 33-year-old Stateville Correctional Center inmate jumped to his death Thursday afternoon from a fifth-floor cell house. Angel Garcia was serving a 70-year sentence for murder and would not be eligible for parole until 2079, when he would be 99-years old. IDOC spokesman Tom Shaer says the...

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    Wayne County pair arrested for meth

    by  • December 12, 2013 • News

    Two Wayne County residents are in jail and facing meth manufacturing charges. Regina Weccele and Timothy Smith were arrested in their Sims home after investigators say they found meth and more than 1,100 pills and other chemicals used to make the drug. DCFS officials were notified after two children were also found in the...

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