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Wednesday, April 6, 2011 The Region News mtzionregionnews@comcast.net Page 5 Trevor Brothers, Sports Editor Jayme King "newcomer of the year" for college basketball team Jayme King of Mt. Zion, Illinois, received the "Newcomer of the Year" award for the women's basketball tearn at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy Athletic Awards Banquet on March 5. King, a second-year pharmacy student and first-year Varsity basketball player, joined the team half-way through the season after several players suffered season-ending in ies, leaving the team strugglin' with numbers. She quickly became a starting guard and an integral part of the team. At the awards banquet King was also recognized for her second year as Athletic Program is a member of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KI. AC) in the National Association of IntercollegiateAthledcs (NAIA) and includes volleyball, basketball, cross country, tennis, and track and field. The College's mascot - the Eutectic - is a common.term in pharmacy describing the scientific process of two solids being combined to form a liquid. It is the perfect metaphor for the St. Louis College of Pharmacy's Athletic Program - combining athletics and;a .demanding academic program. a setter on the Eutectic volleyball Founded in 1864, St. Louis team last fall. The daughter of Jay and Tamme King of Mt. Zion, King graduated from Mt. Zion High School in 2009 where she participated in basketball, volleyball, Spanish Club, American Field Services, NHS, FCCLA, M.E.D.I.C.S., and was a DARE Role Model. In its 18th year of existence, the St. Louis College of Pharmacy Taylor Yuhas Receives Scholar-Athlete Award Taylor Yuhas of Decatur, Illinois, received the St. Louis College of Pharmacy Scholar- Athlete award for the women's volleyball team at the college's" athletic awards banquet on March 5. The award is presented to those varsity athletes earning a grade point average of 3.0 or above during their individual sport season. Yuhas, a first-year pharmacy student and varsity volleyball player, was a setter for the Eutectics for the 2010 season. College of.Pharmacy is the oldest college of pharmacy west of Mississippi River. The College admits students directly from high school and integrates the liberal arts and sciences with a six-year professional curriculum le ding to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. The rigorous program attracts high-ability students, with current freshmen averaging an ACT score of 28, the second- highest in Missouri. For more information, visit www.stlcop.edu. Look to Region News Sports Section each week for your local Mt. Zion Sports. If you would like to see something sports-related that you are not....please submit via e-mail to TrevBrthrs@hotmail.com Braves Baseball take care o_f The daughter of Bob and Dawn Yuhas of Decatur, Yuhas : Eisenhower 7-5 is a 2010 graduate of Mt. Zion High School where she competed in vol.leyball and soccer and spent time showing horses. QQ Oe D e eQeeoeeeeeQeeooeoegeQeooeoeoeoeQeoeeooQe Spring Cleaning? Sell those unwanted items in the classifieds Call 864-4212 for more info. O OOIDQQeIDOO Take advantage of Act On Energy discounts and rebates. Find significant lighting discounts i i Get reductions on new heating ............ and cooling systems Turn your fridge into cash ILLINOIS After going through a selection of Mt. Zion pitchers Mt. Zion's Sam Olson took the win in 3 innings allowing 4 runs and 7 hits while tossing 5 Ks. At the plate for Mt. Zion Tyler Guynn went 1-for-3, / double/4 RBIs, Derek Faughner went 1 -for-3/2 runs/ stolen base, Skylar Henderson went 1-for-3/2 stolen bases/ RBI/run. Mt. Zion remained undefeated after defeating the Panthers in Decatur on April 1st. The Braves continue their intense schedule under the Coaching of Ben Davis and Matt Music. DYHA Hockey Senior Night The Mt. Zion Seniors had Varsity Senior Nighi for DYHA hocke3 February 13th at the Decatur Civic Center. Jeremy Young (Middle Picture) has played DYHA hockey for 13 years as an offenseman. lJr rfl-y ill SS ttIYtii ltli'noi Uhiversitv at -C bofidale. Hispareii'ts 5 'TofriTttRtKaJ: nYOi h'g. T3',lerJenkins (Top Picture) has played DYHA hockey for 12 years as a defenseman. Will be attending Blackburn College majoring in Criminal Justice and playing soccer. His parents are Joe and Sunni Jenkins. Mack Coleman (Bottom Picture) has played DYHA hockey for 11 years as a defenseman. He wiR be attending Richland Community.College tbr 2 years and transferring to Eastern Illinois University. His parents are Ed and Cindy Coleman. (photos/info submitted bv Cindy Coleman) Bags Tourney for Basebal I/So ft ba I I Youth On Saturday, April 9th at I:00 PM at Sliderz Bar & Grille The Mt. Zion Youth Baseball/Softball organization will have a fundraiser. Entry Fee: 40.00 per team/double elimination. Prizes will be awarded to 1 st Place ($300) and 2nd Place ($150). A 50/50 Raffle and Silent Auction will also take place. LetMe Be Your Ill MattoonSccer at 1 tie Personal Banker The Mt. Zion Lady Braves GREG GRUETER Vice President Loans ggru~te~bvnb.com BUENA VISTA 217-877-6809 Fax Z177577-683 Member FDIC Equal Ho~h~ Leander soccer team tied Mattoon in Mattoon this past week 1-1. Michelle Smith had the Lady Braves lone goal with assist by Cora Brewer. Mt. Zion Goalie Dayna Brown had 11 saves. The Braves record stood at 4- 2-1 after Mattoon. Mt. Zion JFL Sign-Ups April 7 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 16 8:00 a.m.-Noon Mt. Zion High School Weight Room $35.00 Flag (Kindergarten-4th grade) $90.00 Tackle (5th-8th grade) A copy of your chiM's birth cert 'cate will be needed at sign-ups for 5th grade or first time JFL players. For more information contact Jodie Butler at 217-855-8515 for tackle questions and Justin Moreau at 217-306-3351 for flag. www.mtzionjfl.com