American Legion

I’ve always enjoyed American Legion baseball. My interest began when I was a very young child chasing foul balls at the Murphysboro City Park baseball diamond for the American Legion baseball team.  My father, who was the head umpire in charge, made it all worth while and would give me 25 cents for...
Rent One in Anna has rescheduled plans to host a car wash, bake sale and cookout to benefit the Anna American Legion post. The events had been planned for Aug. 13, but have been postponed due to the possibility of very heavy rain. The events now are scheduled for Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...
Blake Klett was 1-for- 5 at the plate in Orient Express’s 10-8 win over Sparta at the American Legion 25th District baseball tournament at West Frankfort Saturday, July 9. Klett, who caught in the game, also pitches and plays 1st base for Orient Express. Klett was 3-for-4 at the plate in Orient...
Blake Klett helped lead the Orient Express to a 21-0 rout of Trenton in the first round of the Wooden Bat Classic in American Legion baseball at Steeleville, Friday, July 1. Klett was 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs at the plate and was the winning pitcher, allowing 5 hits to go with 2 walks and 10 strikeouts...
The Cobden American Legion junior baseball team posted a 2-1 record in summer season opening action. Cobden 3, Carbondale 1: Austin Lewey and Dylan Duty were each 2-for-3 at the plate to lead visiting Cobden to the win Friday, June 10. Zane Nance was 2-for-4. Bryce Reynolds, Trevor Middleton and...

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