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Hansen plays for Great Lakes 9U

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Piper Hansen, 8, of Princeton played  for the Great Lakes American 9U team in the USSSA All-American Softball Games in Florida.
Piper Hansen, 8, of Princeton played for the Great Lakes American 9U team in the USSSA All-American Softball Games in Florida.

Piper Hansen, 8, of Princeton had a memorable trip to Florida playing in the USSSA All-American Softball Games in Viera, Fla.

She played second base, shortstop and center field for the Great Lakes American 9U team, which went 3-3 for the week. Hanson was 4 for 11 with two walks, six RBIs, four stolen bases and three runs scored.

Hansen also got to attend a professional softball game between the USSSA Pride vs. the Beijing Eagles.

Spring Creek hole in one

SPRING VALLEY — Billy Crowley of Peoria shot a hole-in-one on the 140-yard No 18 hole at Spring Creek Saturday. He was using a pitching wedge.

It was witnessed by Bobby Metzinger of Atlanta, Jack Crowley of Elmhurst and Casey Redington of Peoria.

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