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SV Little League Rip’s fundraiser

SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Little League will hold a chicken dinner fundrasier from 5 to 8 p.m Monday, Feb. 17 at Rips in Ladd. Cost is $9 each.

Spring training clinic

PERU — The St. Bede Bruins will host its annual Spring Training Baseball Clinic in March.

There will be three sessions: Session I will be Saturday, March 7, from 8:30 a.m. to noon for ages 6-8; session II will be Saturday, March 14, from 8:30 a.m. to noon for ages 9-11; and session III will be Sunday, March 15, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. for ages 12-14.

Instructors will be St. Bede coaches and players.

Early registration postmarked by Feb. 28 is $30 for the first child, $25 for each additional sibling. Costs increase to $35 per child after that date.

Academy Baseball attn: Coach Bill Booker, 24 West US Highway 6, Peru, IL., 61354.

For more information, contact Booker at

IVCC softball clinic

OGLESBY — The 21st annual IVCC Eagles Softball Clinic will be Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 15-16 in the school gym.

There will be two sessions each day. On Saturday, participants in grades 2-4 meet from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Grades 5-8 meet 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Sunday, grades 2-4 meet 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with grades 5-8 meeting 1:30 to 4 p.m.

Cost is $40 per player and includes five hours of instruction and a T-shirt. If a player can come only one day, cost is $25.

To register, contact softball coach Cory Tomasson at 815-224-0471 or the athletic department at 815-224-0472.

Lori’s Walleye 5K

SPRING VALLEY — The 34th annual Lori’s Walleye 5K Run will take place Saturday, March 6, at Hall High School.

Registration is $35 through race day. Registration and payment may be sent to Walleye Run, 407 W. Dakota St., Spring Valley, IL 61342. Online registration is available at

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