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  • Perona comes full circle

    Joe Perona grew up on the Spring Valley Little League diamonds, preparing for a successful future at St. Bede Academy and Northwestern University and ...
    July 27, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • SV staying alive

    STERLING — The Junior League state championship is in full swing and the Spring Valley All-Stars are clinging to life as they won a 12-2 contest again ...
    UPDATED: July 28, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Happy homecoming for Murfin

    PRINCETON — It was a good homecoming for Mike Murfin in the doubles portion of the Tiger Tennis Classic Saturday in Princeton.
    July 27, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • DePue, Tiskilwa Pow Wow 5Ks to race Saturday

    Looking for a race to run this weekend? Here’s two.The fifth annual DePue 5K Run/Walk starts at 8 a. ...
    July 27, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Spring Valley Jrs. rebound at state

    STERLING — The Spring Valley All-Stars are staying alive in the State Junior League Baseball Tournament.
    July 25, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Calling ‘em like they see ‘em

    WALNUT — Some families pass down heirlooms such as watches and jewelry.The Wilcoxens pass down whist ...
    July 24, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Illinois Valley Jr. Golf Championships Aug. 3

    SPRING VALLEY — The Illinois Valley Junior Golf Championship will be Monday, Aug. 3, at Spring Creek Golf Course.
    July 24, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • Central Regional opens Saturday

    The first pitch for the 2015 Central Region Senior League Baseball Regional Tournament will be thrown Saturday, July 25, at 2 p.m. at two sites around ...
    July 24, 2015 - 3:06 pm
  • Little League champs (Sheffield-Buda)

    Sheffield-Buda defeated Princeton Cardinals 10-0 to win the 2015 WBV Little League championship at Walnut. Team members are (front row, from left) Bro ...
    July 24, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • B League champions (BVN Thunder)

    The BVN Thunder captured the B League championship, defeating the Princeton A’s 14-13 in Sunday’s championship game. Team members are (front row, left ...
    July 24, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Sports Shorts

    AftershocktryoutsDALZELL — Tryouts for the Illinois Valley After Shock ASA Softball will be Saturday ...
    July 27, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Annual Pow Wow Days 5K set for Aug. 1

    The fifth annual Tiskilwa Pow Wow Days 5K will be at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1. Check-in and registration begins at 6:45 a.m. at the East Park shelter. ...
    July 24, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • Junior Achievement

    HENNEPIN — The boys are back. The Spring Valley Junior League All-Stars captured the Section 5 champ ...
    July 23, 2015 - 9:05 am
  • IVCC lands prized recruit

    OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College has landed highly regarded basketball prospect Rickey Calvin Jr. of Trinity-Pawling School, N.Y., and form ...
    July 22, 2015 - 2:43 pm
  • Champions crowned in the WBVL

    Western Bureau Valley League championships were on the line Sunday at three sites around Bureau County.
    July 21, 2015 - 8:14 am
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