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  • From Germany with speed

    DEPUE — The last time Yvonne Koening of Dresden, Germany, stepped out of the waters of Lake DePue, she did so as the national champion in the 700 Hydr ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • Slattery atop IV leaderboard

    Defending champ Collin Slattery of Princeton heads a tight field in this year’s Illinois Valley Men’s Golf championship.
    July 31, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • SV meets its match

    STERLING — The Spring Valley All-Stars knew they would have their hands full trying to avenge an earlier loss to the unbeaten Warren Park Warriors in ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Sports Shorts

    Hall sports updateSPRING VALLEY — Hall Red Devil football season tickets will go on sale from 4 to 7 ...
    July 31, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • DePue Boat Racer Profile

    Name: Yvonne Koening.Hometown: Dresden, Germany.Age: 28.Years in boat racing: 14.Who/what got you st ...
    July 31, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Notes from Day 1 at Lake DePue

    Champions in the first half of Friday’s opening day included:MacKenzie Hellsten of Orlando, Fla., sw ...
    July 31, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Sanctioned testing

    Sanctioned testing of the open classes was held Thursday at Lake DePue in preparation for three days of racing Friday, Saturday and Sunday when nation ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • A few twists in store for DePue Boat Races

    DEPUE — While the landscape may look a little different this weekend, the waterfront promises to bring more of the same exciting boat racing that draw ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:13 am
  • Rally for the Valley

    The Spring Valley All-Stars waited out an hour-long lightning delay, then performed some thunder of their own in Tuesday’s Junior League State Basebal ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:13 am
  • DePue Racer Profile

    Name: Pete Kelly.Hometown: Lakeland, Fla.Age: 46.Years in boat racing: 22.Who/what got you started i ...
    July 29, 2015 - 4:03 pm
  • 2015 Lake DePue Boat races

    At a glance:There is a $3 race admission, free nightly entertainment.Thursday, July 30Noon — Beer ga ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Sports shorts

    MudCross Challenge PRINCETON — Registration remains open for the Perry Memorial Auxiliary MudCross C ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Team of the Week

    1 Veronica Lopez 2 Alexandria Collier 3 Cassie Martin 4 Lexy Michael 5 Tobi Walzer 6 Mari Bill ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Happenings

    Pow Wow Days 5K TISKILWA — The Tiskilwa Pow Wow Days 5K will be Saturday, Aug. 1, starting at 8 a.m. ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • 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
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