DEKALB – Mike Papoccia had all bases covered except one – a small price to pay for success.
PRINCETON — The Princeton-Kewanee football rivalry has taken its first step to being recognized as the best high school rivalry in the country.
Sheila Browning brought a game of power to the volleyball court for the LaMoille/Ohio Lady Lions.
At Brimfield: The St. Bede Lady Bruins defeated Kewanee 44-38 in tournament play Wednesday to notch their first win of the season. St. Bede outscored Chuck Blake’s Boiler Girls 26-21 over the second half, trailing 17-16 at the half.
PRINCETON — The 39th annual Kaiser-Kesseler Holiday Tournament will be held at Logan Junior High School on Monday and Tuesday. This tournament features the eighth-grade boys basketball teams from Logan, Amboy, Geneseo and Kewanee.
It may at times look like it’s over, but the Hall Red Devils proved it’s really not over until it’s over in Wednesday’s tournament play at Seneca.
PRINCETON — The Princeton High School volleyball team held its awards night Sunday. Award winners are
The Princeton Elks Lodge recently crowned its winners of its annual Hoops Shoot Contest at Logan Junior High School. Winners included (front row, from left) Miguel Jones (10-11 boys), Drake Garland (8-9 boys), Emma Zelenik (10-11 girls), Cearra LaPlante (8-9 girls) and Kelly VanDenBussche (12-13 girls); and (back row) Sam Wolbrecht (12-13 boys) and event chair Frankie Wolsfeld.
2013 — Michelle Kelly, Princeton; Shiela Browning, LaMoille/Ohio
Princeton and St. Bede got the 2013-14 wrestling season underway Tuesday at Prouty Gym with Peoria Notre Dame joining the party.
KEWANEE — Wethersfield coach Jeff Parsons called Tuesday night’s game against Bureau Valley a chess match. In the fourth quarter, Matt Jenkins declared checkmate.
The Hall Lady Devils picked up a nice 54-49 nonconference victory Tuesday, defeating the Dixon Duchesses at Red Devil Gymnasium.
The Princeton, Hall/Putnam County and St. Bede wrestling teams step into the Three River Conference this year as new league members. One coach who knows all about the quality of the competition that will be throughout the league is Princeton coach Steve Amy.
DeKALB – More than a year of preparation essentially came down to a one-day blitz for final field preparations at Huskie Stadium for this weekend’s IHSA football state championships.