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Local Sports

2017 All-BCR Softball Team

Rena Barroso (Hall) Senior pitcher/third baseman The two-time BCR Player of the Year received Thir…

IHSA schedule release signals change

The IHSA has released its schedules for the 2017 football season, a moment of much interest to fan the flames for the new gridiron campaign …

United Way golf set for June 30

The Bureau County United Way Golf Scramble will be Friday, June 30, at Chapel Hill Golf Course. Tee off will be at 1:30 p.m.

PC hires Fay as new hoops coach

The saga surrounding the Putnam County High School head boys basketball coaching position came to a close with the hiring of former Panthers…

WBVL Roundup

Little League Baseball• Host Annawan edged Sheffield 8-7 Tuesday.• BVN Lightning beat the White Sox …
Lady Bruins 2017 Basketball Camp

Lady Bruins 2017 Basketball Camp

The St. Bede Academy Lady Bruins basketball team recently held its annual summer girls basketball camp. The winners of the different games a…
Blue Devils win

Blue Devils win

The 16U Chillicothe Blue Devils won the NSA Girls Fastpitch Class B North Championship in Kankakee June 18, finishing 6-1. Local girls playi…
Chicago Fire Soccer Camp

Chicago Fire Soccer Camp

The Chicago Fire brought their soccer camp to Princeton’s Zearing Park last week, instructing players of all ages from preschool through hig…
Quiet, but rock steady

Quiet, but rock steady

Brian Holman is known as a get-after-the-athletes-kind-of-coach to bring out the best of them, pushing them to get better each time they tak…
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