The annual Princeton Invitational cross country meet will be held Saturday at Zearing park starting at 9 a.m. with the F/S boys.
The varsity girls will take the course at 9:25 a.m. followed by the varsity boys at 10 a.m. and an open race at 10:30 a.m. The awards ceremony will be held at 11:15 a.m.
There will be 21 teams competing, including locals Amboy/LaMoille, Annawan/Wethersfield, Bureau Valley, Hall, L-P, Mendota, Ohio, Princeton and St. Bede. Other teams in the field are Deer Creek-Mackinaw, Fieldcrest, Kewanee, Mercer County, Morris, Newman, Orion, Rock Falls, Rockridge, Sandwich and Sherrard.
Meet records at Zearing Park are held by Regan Weidner for the girls, who ran a 18:41 in 2011, and Scott Janusick for the boys, who ran a 15:39 in 2010.
The second annual Captain Thomas J. Heitmann Memorial Golf Outing will be held Saturday at Spring Creek Golf Course in Spring Valley. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. for the 4-person scramble with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. Cost is $70 per person which includes green fees, a cart, and dinner. There will be cash prizes, raffles, a 50/50 give-a-way, an auction and a silent auction along with special golfing promotions such as the longest drive, closest to the pin and other games of skill and chance.
To register, visit www.capttjhmemorial.com or call Tom or Mary Heitmann at 815-539-6028.