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  • Golfing with grizzlies

    PRINCETON — How great would it be to walk around the greens with former Super Bowl champions and try to sink a putt with the Chicago Bears watching? S ...
    July 6, 2016 - 2:20 pm
  • IHSA adopts new heat safety guidelines

    The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) board of directors voted to enact new heat safety guidelines for all IHSA postseason contests beginning wi ...
    July 6, 2016 - 2:20 pm
  • Minor League action

    Jonathon Aley of the Pirates slides into home while Andrew Peacock of the A's tries to tag him during Minor League action Tuesday at Zearing Park.
    July 7, 2016 - 7:45 am
  • Davis on champs

    Bureau Valley High School quarterback Drake Davis played for the Midwest Boom 7 on 7 football team from Chicago that won the IMG National championship ...
    July 6, 2016 - 2:18 pm
  • Wedekind signs with UIS

    Jett Wedekind of Princeton signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the University of Illinois, Springfield Prairie Stars.
    July 6, 2016 - 2:17 pm
  • Happenings

    Slow pitch tournamentTAMPICO — The fourth annual double-elimination men’s slowpitch tourney will be ...
    July 6, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Happ: Pitching in All-Star game would be amazing

    Editor's note: BCR Sports Editor Kevin Hieronymus caught up with St. Bede alum J.A. Happ, now a pitcher for the Blue Jays, in the dugout of U.S. Cellu ...
    July 4, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • The whistle has been silenced

    WALNUT — The whistle of one of the most distinguished officials in Illinois School Association history has been silenced.
    July 7, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Z Tour rides again

    The sixth Z Tour Bike Ride, a bicycle road ride originating in Princeton and including many surrounding communities, will be Saturday, July 16.
    July 5, 2016 - 9:59 am
  • Instructional League Baseball

    Braydyn Kruse of the Princeton Athletics swings away in recent Instructional League Baseball play at Zearing Park. A pitching machine is utilized at t ...
    July 4, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Life’s good north of the border

    Editor’s note: BCR Sports Editor Kevin Hieronymus caught up with St. Bede alum J.A. Happ, now a pitcher for the Blue Jays, in the dugout of U.S. Cellu ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:58 pm
  • Homer a big hit

    WYANET — Homer, the Peoria Chiefs mascot, made a special appearance. ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Celebrity Charity Golf Classic tees up Aug. 13

    ServiceMaster DSI’s fourth annual Celebrity Charity Golf Classic will take place Saturday, Aug. 13, at Chapel Hill Golf Course in Princeton.
    July 1, 2016 - 2:33 pm
  • Free boating safety class offered

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Illinois Waterway Visitor Center, in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, will offer a free ...
    July 1, 2016 - 2:32 pm
  • Making a splash

    The Illinois Valley Titans 12U team won the Swim ‘N Slide Summer Classic in Wisconsin Dells June 10-12. Team members, including players from Bureau Co ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:28 pm