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  • Comets looking to make amends

    PRINCETON — Princeton handed Sterling Newman a rare shutout last year, leaving longtime Comets followers trying to remember the last time it even happ ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Tigers third at TRAC Meet

    STERLING – Princeton came in third place in the Three Rivers Conference boys golf tournament Tuesday at Emerald Hill.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Leader of the TRAC Pack

    KEWANEE — Bureau Valley’s Haley Weidner earned the title of conference champion for her running accolades, while she also led her Storm team to a seco ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • Lady Lions trip Lowpoint

    LaMoille/Ohio stepped out of Little Ten Conference to defeat Lowpoint/Washburn Monday 25-13, 25-21 at Washburn.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 9:42 am
  • Pigskin Prognosticators

    Kevin HieronymusBCR Sports EditorLast week: 8-2Season: 41-9Newman over PrincetonKewanee over HallSt. ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 3:20 pm
  • Pigskin Previews (Week 6)

    Newman (5-0, 1-0) atPrinceton (3-2, 2-0)Game time: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Bryant Field.BCR insider: The ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • Happenings

    Oktoberfest 5KOTTAWA — The 2016 Ottawa First Oktoberfest 5K Beer Run/Walk will be Saturday, Oct. 1. ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Mendota Ryder Cup

    Princeton (243) finished third in Saturday's Mendota Rydor Cup. Colby Robbins and Jake Farraher partnered to finish second overall with a 75, one behi ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 4:40 pm
  • BV’s Weidner wins Boiler Invite

    Bureau Valley’s Haley Weidner won Saturday’s Kewanee Boiler Invite cross country meet by 10 seconds.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • Storm take time to heal

    The Bureau Valley Storm were all ready to play last week with no place to play.Saturday’s scheduled ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 3:39 pm
  • Senior Spotlight (Savannah Wall)

    Birth: Oct. 6, 1998, at OSF in Peoria. Hometown: Bradford. Family: Dad is Craig Wall and Mom is Di ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 3:37 pm
  • Kicks and hugs

    PYS games are played Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday morning at Zearing Park. ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 8:33 am
  • St. Bede tops PHS in third-place bracket finals at Reed-Custer

    Princeton, Hall, St. Bede, Putnam County and Mendota all made the trek to Braidwood to compete in Saturday’s Reed-Custer Comet Classic.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • Steamers’ D makes statement in shutout of Princeton

    FULTON – The offense provided the breathing room, and the Fulton Steamer defense delivered the knockout punch Friday night.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Boilers get the boot

    KEWANEE — With time winding down and the Bruins in the red zone, St. Bede coach Jim Eustice would have preferred a touchdown, but never had any doubt ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:26 am