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  • Illinois Valley Dolphins earn third

    PERU – The Illinois Valley YMCA Dolphins placed third in the 800-swimmer, 45-team district meet it hosted Saturday, March 7.
    March 11, 2015 - 3:51 pm
  • Regional boys basketball championship scores over the years

    Editor’s note: Here’s a look at area regional championships over the years, researched by BCR Sports Editor Kevin Hieronymus. Many, but not all Illino ...
    March 11, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • Sports Shorts

    DrawdownPRINCETON — The Princeton High School Booster Club will be hosting a drawdown at 6:30 p.m. o ...
    March 11, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • St. Bede baseball spring training

    This past weekend 150 boys age 7-14 years old attended the Saint Bede Baseball Spring Training Clinic. The camp was held at Saint Bede utilizing the g ...
    March 11, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Senior Spotlight — Ben Garland

    Name: Ben Garland. Hometown: Lostant. Family: Ryan, Trisha, Sam, Grace. Sports: Wrestling. Favorite ...
    March 11, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Bradford salutes eighth-graders

    Bradford Junior High recognized the eighth grade girls basketball team and their parents/guardians for their accomplishments during their years at BCU ...
    March 11, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Happenings

    LPYFL sign-ups PERU — The LaSalle-Peru Youth Football League will hold registration from 6 to 8 p.m. ...
    March 11, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Sixth-grade Princeton Shootout champions

    Sixth-grade Princeton Shootout ChampionsThe Princeton sixth graders defeated East Moline 29-23 to ca ...
    March 11, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Fifth-grade Princeton Shootout champions

    Fifth-grade Princeton Shootout champions The Princeton fifth graders defeated Ottawa 27-16 to win th ...
    March 11, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • He’s a heavy and my brother

    PERU — John Barnes never gave wrestling much thought before. His brother, Jeff, however, wrestled for St. Bede Academy, and Bruins coach Sean Hobson p ...
    March 9, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • 2014-15 All-BCR Wrestling Team

    Here’s a look at the All-BCR Wrestling Team, including sectional qualifiers and wrestlers with winning records (more than 10 wins):
    March 9, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • Tanglers advance to state

    ROCK ISLAND — The Tiger Town Tanglers are going to state.The Tanglers qualified six wrestlers to the ...
    March 9, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • BCR Wrestlers of the Year

    2015 - John Barnes, St. Bede2014 - Austin Wetsel, PHS2013 - James Peacock, St. Bede2012 - Earl Towne ...
    March 9, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • L-P, Streator win regionals

    It’s been a good basketball season for three former NCIC schools.Streator and LaSalle-Peru captured ...
    March 9, 2015 - 3:55 pm
  • Illinois Valley all-time scoring leaders

    This list includes in the Illinois Valley area as well as schools in the BCR coverage area. BOYS 1. ...
    March 6, 2015 - 3:55 pm
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