Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, sports, opinion and more. The Bureau County Republican is published Wednesday and Saturday mornings.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Stay connected to us wherever you are! With bcralerts, get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device or by e-mail.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
Keep up with what's going on in your community by reading the bcrbriefs. This easy to read synopsis of today's news will be emailed directly to you Tuesday through Saturday at no charge. Sign up today!
Local

Softball

St. Bede wins Seneca Round Robin: The St. Bede Lady Bruins pounded out 38 hits over the weekend to sweep the Seneca Lady Irish Round Robin. The Lady Bruins brought out their big bats in a 11-1 win over the host Irish for the championship, belting six extra base hits and 15 total. The lumber company included Abby Milus (3-5, HR, 3 rbi), Barbi Prokup (3-3, rbi) and Lydia Stariha (2-4).

Winning pitcher Lainie Schweickert (10 strikeouts), Stevie Fisher and Stariha each had two hits in a 4-3 win over  Bloomington Central Catholic. In its second game, St. Bede rallied for six runs in the bottom of the fourth to trip Morris 8-3. Mo Dean went 3-for-3, Ella Voss was 2-for-2, including a triple and two RBIs and Hanna Sons added two hits.

Hall 7, Plano 1: Brenna Faletti had three hits, including a triple and two RBI to back winning pitcher Johnna Schultz (10 strikeouts, 1 walk) Saturday.

Hall 11, Henry 0: Schultz blanked the Lady Mallards on two hits Monday. Schultz, Ellen Herrmann and Faletti each had two hits.

Bureau Valley 13, Erie/Prophetstown 1: The Storm needed just five innings to hit the 13-run pool at home Monday. BV had 11 hits, led by Emily Phillips (2-3), Bailey Roberts (3-4, 2 doubles), Taylor Hewitt (2-2, 3 rbi), Caitlin Scott (1-3, rbi) and Brooklyn McMahon (1-3, rbi). Hewitt pitched a three-hitter for the win.

Loading more