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  • Corwins have good year in sports

    SHEFFIELD — It’s hard to believe any sports family in Bureau County had a better year than the Corwins of Sheffield.
    July 31, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Schaefbauers win tennis classic titles

    PRINCETON — Sixty-one singles players took the courts during last weekend’s singles portion of the Tiger Tennis Classic. The doubles portion was held ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Happenings

    GOLF SVWC golf outing SPRING VALLEY – The Spring Valley Walleye Club 4-man golf scramble will be hel ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Tennis Open action

    Savanna Weitzel from Ottawa returns a shot during this weekend’s singles action of the Princeton Tennis Open. See Thursday’s paper for complete result ...
    July 28, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • St. Matthew’s takes top seed into tournament

    PRINCETON — St. Matthew’s took the top seed into the Princeton Fastpitch Church League Tournament which got underway Monday night.
    July 28, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • High winds delay, shorten DePue races

    DEPUE — The weather played a major factor during the 30th anniversary of the U.S. National Championship boat races Sunday at Lake DePue as high winds ...
    July 28, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • Sweet Corn Festival has bags tourney

    MENDOTA — The very popular sport of “Bags” will be part of this year’s 67th Celebration of Corn in Mendota.
    July 28, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • Princeton Fastpitch Church Scorecard of Champions

    Year Season Tournament/League champ1978 Covenant Not available1979 Covenant Not available19 ...
    July 28, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • PC/Hall wrestling attends college pro seminars

    GRANVILLE — Putnam County/Hall head wrestling coach Jerry Kriewald never stops looking for ways to assist his young team in getting better over the su ...
    July 28, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Boat races get started with some excitement

    DEPUE — It didn’t take long for some excitement at the start of the PRO National Boat Races at Lake DePue Friday.
    July 25, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Lake DePue boat races at a glance:

    Saturday: 7 to 7:45 a.m. — Registration for 5K Run at fire station. 8 a.m. — 5K race starts. 9 a.m. — Driver’s meeting at shelter. 10 to 11:30 a.m. — ...
    July 25, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • DePue Racer Profile: Brian Payn

    Hometown: Center Point, Iowa. Age: 39. Years in boat racing: 25. Who/what got you started in racing? ...
    July 25, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • IVWGI coming to Green River

    The 56th annual Illinois Valley Women’s Golf Invitational will be coming to Green River Country Club in Walnut on Sunday, Aug. 10.
    July 25, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • Canale steps down at IVCC

    OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College Athletic Director and men’s basketball coach Tommy Canale has announced his resignation after seven years ...
    July 25, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • Area schools make coaching appointments

    Area school officials are finalizing their coaching staff for the upcoming school year and fall sports season.
    July 25, 2014 - 12:20 pm
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