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Wyanet baseball cookout
WYANET — Wyanet Youth Baseball will host a cookout from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Wyanet Locker.

Challenger signups
PERU —Registration for the Challenger Division of Illinois District 20 will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. May 16 at the Illinois Valley YMCA in Peru. This program is for individuals who have a physical and/or cognitive disability. For additional information, contact Alicia Hughes at 815-343-6463.

Barto Landing clean-up
SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Master Walleye Club's clean-up date for Barto Landing is from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Lunch will be provided at noon for everyone.

Ride to remember
OGLESBY — “A Ride to Remember” Poker Run to benefit the Captain Thomas J. Heitmann Memorial Fund will be May 18. Cost is $20 per person for the ride and $10 for dinner only. This Memorial Fund is an on-going fund that will allow the family, friends and alumni of Saint Bede Academy to pursue Thomas’ dream of a track and field complex on campus. For more information, call 630-409-5133 or visit www,

Hall HOF nominations
SPRING VALLEY — Hall High School is accepting nominations for the Hall High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Nomination forms must be turned into the athletic office no later than May 14. If there are any questions, call 815-664-2100.

Hall basketball camp
SPRING VALLEY — There will be four sessions for the 2013 Hall Red Devils Basketball Camp. The high school camps will run from 9 a.m. to noon June 3-7, June 10-14 and June 17-21. The junior high camp will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon June 17-21. Forms are available at the school office. For more information, contact coach Mike Filippini at 815-664-2100, ext. 229.

PHS volleyball camp
PRINCETON — The 2013 Princeton Tigresses Volleyball Camp will be held June 10-13 at Logan Junior High School. There are sessions for grades 4-6, grades 7-8, grades 9-10 and varsity. Cost is $65 or $50 per camper from the same family. Due to a change of location, camp spots are limited this year. Brochures are available at PHS. For more information, contact coach Andy Puck at 815-875-3308 or 815-878-1418.

PHS summer soccer
PRINCETON — Coach Jason Bird has announced the summer schedule for the Princeton Tiger soccer team. They will meet at 5 p.m. at the old children's home practice field on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in June and from July 8-18. they will play at Byron on July 18 and travel to the Bradley Team Camp July 21-25. For more information, contact Bird at 815-719-0086.


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