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Seeking soccer players

PRINCETON — The Princeton Football Club is seeking more soccer players to expand to a second team to play in the Illinois Valley League.

The league typically runs from June to October, including teams from DePue, LaSalle, Peru, Mendota and Princeton.

For more information, call David Gray at 815-915-5247.

IVYFL registration

SPRING VALLEY — Registration forms for the 2014 Illinois Valley Youth Football League are available at Heartland Bank and Trust in Spring Valley. IVYFL is a tackle football league for youth entering grades 5-8 in the Hall, DePue and Putnam County districts and private schools in the Illinois Valley.

Deadline to register with physicals is June 15. For more information, call Jack Boroski at 815-664-4577 or 815-664-2321.

SCGC Junior Golf

SPRING VALLEY— Spring Creek’s Junior Golf begins its 16th year. The students of the game learn proper golf procedures and etiquette. These junior golfers develop physical and mental golf game, combining proper fundamentals and golf etiquette.

There will be a Junior Camp June 9-13 with beginners meeting from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and intermediates from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.

The junior golf league will be held at 8 a.m. on June 16, June 20, June 23, June 27 and June 30. The Illinois Valley Junior Golf Championship will be held Aug. 4. There will also be a Spring Creek Junior Member Tournament to be announced.

SVWC workday

SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Walleye Club’s annual workday is set for Saturday, June 14, starting at 7 a.m. from Barto Landing. Lunch will be provided by the club.

Coaching hires

At Princeton: Josie Gustafson was hired as freshmen volleyball coach and Brik Wedekind as an assistant football coach. Resignations were accepted from David Gray as assistant girls soccer coach and Joann Bowman as assistant cross country coach. Gray previously was named as the varsity boys soccer coach.

At Bureau Valley: New Storm varsity football coach Spencer Davis has added to his staff with Chris Lindsey named as head sophomore coach and Mike Tumbleson, Robert Uzumecki Jr., Jason Smith and Aaron Jackson as volunteer coaches at the recent BV school board meeting.

John Matlick’s resignation as varsity baseball coach was accepted.

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