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September 3, 2013

Mine Rescue Team Advances to National Competition

Members of the PSGC Mine Rescue Team will travel to Columbus, Ohio on September 8, for the National Mine Rescue Competition. The team recently competed at the Illinois Mine Rescue and Bench Contest in Marion, Illinois and is excited to advance to the next phase of competition. Twleve teams participated in the Illinois event, with the Prairie State team bringing home third for the fastest overall time.

The team accepts their 3rd place trophy at the Marion, Illinois competition.
From Left: Mark Gill, Darrin Fizer, Tim Henry, Trent Cross, Dewayne Barbour of CSE presenting trophy, Paul Dunk, Matt Jeralds, and Matt Webb. Team member Dan McLean is not pictured.