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  • Wedekind signs with UIS

    Jett Wedekind of Princeton signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the University of Illinois, Springfield Prairie Stars.
    July 6, 2016 - 2:17 pm
  • Happenings

    Slow pitch tournamentTAMPICO — The fourth annual double-elimination men’s slowpitch tourney will be ...
    July 6, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Happ: Pitching in All-Star game would be amazing

    Editor's note: BCR Sports Editor Kevin Hieronymus caught up with St. Bede alum J.A. Happ, now a pitcher for the Blue Jays, in the dugout of U.S. Cellu ...
    July 4, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • The whistle has been silenced

    WALNUT — The whistle of one of the most distinguished officials in Illinois School Association history has been silenced.
    July 7, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Z Tour rides again

    The sixth Z Tour Bike Ride, a bicycle road ride originating in Princeton and including many surrounding communities, will be Saturday, July 16.
    July 5, 2016 - 9:59 am
  • Instructional League Baseball

    Braydyn Kruse of the Princeton Athletics swings away in recent Instructional League Baseball play at Zearing Park. A pitching machine is utilized at t ...
    July 4, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Life’s good north of the border

    Editor’s note: BCR Sports Editor Kevin Hieronymus caught up with St. Bede alum J.A. Happ, now a pitcher for the Blue Jays, in the dugout of U.S. Cellu ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:58 pm
  • Homer a big hit

    WYANET — Homer, the Peoria Chiefs mascot, made a special appearance. ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Celebrity Charity Golf Classic tees up Aug. 13

    ServiceMaster DSI’s fourth annual Celebrity Charity Golf Classic will take place Saturday, Aug. 13, at Chapel Hill Golf Course in Princeton.
    July 1, 2016 - 2:33 pm
  • Free boating safety class offered

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Illinois Waterway Visitor Center, in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, will offer a free ...
    July 1, 2016 - 2:32 pm
  • Another week fishing in paradise

    Editor’s note: Larry “Yog” Kirgan writes this week’s outdoor column, filling in for his good pal, former teammate and fishing buddy, Lee Wahlgren.
    July 1, 2016 - 1:06 pm
  • Making a splash

    The Illinois Valley Titans 12U team won the Swim ‘N Slide Summer Classic in Wisconsin Dells June 10-12. Team members, including players from Bureau Co ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • Scoreboard

    Recreational golf Wyaton Hills Ladies Day PLAY OF THE DAY (June 28): Most Bogeys - 1. Judy Farley ...
    July 1, 2016 - 1:05 pm
  • 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