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Zack Kieffer won the Princeton Christian Academy 5K. He was misidentified in Saturday’s BCR. The BCR regrets the error.

Car wash/cookout

PRINCETON — The Princeton High School cheerleading squad is hosting a car wash/cookout at Sullivan’s between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday. The girls are raising money to help cover the cost of cheer camp at Illinois State University this summer.

PYFL sign-ups

PRINCETON — Sign-ups for the 2014 Princeton Youth Football League season will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 28 and July 5 at the PHS practice field equipment shed on Central Avenue. Cost is $90. Practice will start July 28, For more information, call Terry Smallwood (815-303-9410) or Jerry Weber (815-303-5237).

PHS Cheer Camp

PRINCETON — The Princeton High School cheerleaders, along with coach Emily Moats, are hosting their annual PHS Summer Cheer Camp for Pre-K to 8th graders from 9 a.m. to noon June 25-27. The cost is $60 which includes a camp T-shirt, cheer bow, instruction, and lots of fun. If interested, please contact Emily Moats at for a camp sign-up form. Deadline to sign up is today,

IVYFL registration

SPRING VALLEY — Registration deadline for the 2014 Illinois Valley Youth Football League has been extended to July 1. Forms 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. For more information, call Jack Boroski at 815-664-4577 or 815-664-2321.

Matt Madness 3-on-3

DIXON — The inaugural Matt Madness 3 on 3 Tournament, honoring the life of Matthew Madsen Anderson, 15, who passed away March 1 will be held July 12 at Sauk Valley Community College. Registration opens at 7:15 a.m. with the first games starting at 8 a.m. The event will kick off with a display of Sky Divers.

After the tournament, the event will continue on to Cochran’s Pub with food, bags tournament, and silent auction at 6 p.m. At 9 p.m. The Cal Stage Band will begin their show. People under 21 years of age are welcome until 9 p.m. For more information, contact Josie Anderson via Facebook (Josie Friel Anderson), or email

PHS Girls Basketball camp

PRINCETON – The Princeton High School girls basketball camp will be held July 7-11 for incoming Grades 3-12. Brochures are available at PHS and online at Cost is $55. For more information, call PHS at 815-875-3308 or coach Kevin Hieronymus at 815-866-9402.

BV Color Races

MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley Booster Club will hold a Color Race starting at 8 a.m. Aug. 2 at Bureau Valley High School. Entry fee is $30 by July 1, increasing to $35 after. Entries including payment and shirt size may be sent to the Bureau Valley Booster Club, PO. Box 387, Manlius, Ill. 61338-0387.

Hall Red Devil Football Camp

SPRING VALLEY — The Hall Red Devil Youth Football Camp will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. July 7-11 for players entering fifth- through eighth-grades. Cost is $30 per camper, $20 each additional family member. Each camper receives a T-shirt. Make checks payable to Hall High School, 800 W. Erie St., Spring Valley, IL 61362.

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