It's been an uneventful week in Mattoon, Ill., where the women are robust, the men are pink-cheeked, and the girls ride the mechanical bull while topless.
It's been an uneventful week in Mattoon, Ill., where the women are robust, the men are pink-cheeked, and the girls start powder puff football brawls that spill over into the crowd.
Here's something fun for Midwesterners looking for a bazoonga-infested activity on a lonely Friday night in St. Louis: It's a "Queen Of The Pole" party, with your very special guest, former Cardinal Jim Edmonds.
Mattoon wins! The "futuristic $1.8 billion power plant" is ours! By the way, we don't have a soybean museum; we don't know what the Tribune is talking about. We wish we had one, though! [Chicago Tribune]
Big day for Mattoon tomorrow. We'll be back in town on Wednesday, and we're ready for some celebratin'! [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
Mattoon High School's football coach resigns. Yes, only we care. Sorry. It's a Friday. [Decatur Herald & Review]
The true wide receiving (and center field) star for our Illini ... is from Mattoon! [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
Where we grew up, in the humble burg of Mattoon, Illinois, there was a small town nearby called Fisher. The town was tiny, but large enough to have a piddly little high school. The nickname for the school's sports teams: The Fisher Bunnies. It was difficult to be too intimidated.