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  • Big contract and all, Happ remains the same ol’ J.A.

    I met up with big leaguer J.A. Happ in the dugout of U.S. Cellular Stadium Sunday, June 26, on the South Side of Chicago. It is quite the playground i ...
    June 29, 2016 - 12:54 pm
  • BCR Female Athlete of the Year finalists

    • Hunter Galassi (Hall/Jr.): The lone junior to crack the top five finalists, Galassi is primed for a banner senior season for Hall. She was the BCR P ...
    June 29, 2016 - 12:53 pm
  • Follow the leader

    MANLIUS — There are two kinds of people in all walks of life and sports. Some people are followers and others are leaders.
    June 29, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • BCR Female Athletes of the Year

    2015-16 — Darcy Kepner, Bureau Valley2014-15 — Lindsey Hoffert, Bureau Valley2013-14 — Zoe Mead, Pri ...
    June 29, 2016 - 12:52 pm
  • District 20 play underway

    The District 20 Tournament season is underway throughout the Illinois Valley.The Little League Softb ...
    June 29, 2016 - 12:52 pm
  • Western Bureau Valley League Roundup

    B League Softball• Shaylynn Hartman hit a walk-off hit to lift the Princeton Athletics to a 5-4 win ...
    June 29, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • Sports Shorts

    IVFL sign-upsSPRING VALLEY — The Illinois Valley Youth Football League  registration deadline  in Sp ...
    June 29, 2016 - 12:52 pm
  • Happenings

    IVFL sign-ups SPRING VALLEY — The Illinois Valley Youth Football League  registration deadline  in ...
    June 29, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • The man in the mirror

    PERU — John Barnes had no one else to blame if things didn’t go well on the wrestling mats or the discus and shot put rings. He need not look past the ...
    June 27, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • Finalists for 2016 BCR Male Athlete of the Year

    • John Barnes (St. Bede/SR.): Barnes had one of the most memorable seasons as an individual athlete in St. Bede Academy history. He was the undefeated ...
    June 27, 2016 - 2:49 pm
  • Kicking for Kurt

    Sixteen teams from Princeton, Streator, Peoria, Geneseo, and Hanover Park came out for Saturday’s third annual KurtFest 2016 Memorial Soccer Tournamen ...
    June 28, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • Scoreboard

    BaseballWBVL (Little League)Annawan 11, BVN Thunder 8 ...
    June 27, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • BCR Athletes of the Year

    2015-16 — John Barnes, St. Bede2014-15 — Parker Neuhalfen, BV2013-14 — Taggart Venegas, Hall2012-13 ...
    June 27, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • On Fire for soccer

    PRINCETON — Princeton soccer has been on fire this week. About 70 players ages 3 years old through ...
    June 25, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • Bruins to open in Wisconsin

    The 2016 football schedules have been released by the IHSA. Some area schools have new twists while others remain the same as last year with the only ...
    June 24, 2016 - 1:15 pm