A handful of high schools in the Illinois Valley continue to show up in state football rankings.
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It's the stuff dreams are made of – a kid from Ottawa grows up a Cubs fan, and finally gets his chance to play for the team. And then he hits a two-run home run in his first start with the club.
If you've been following our story of a local curler playing at the national level, we have an update. Bella Hagenbuch of rural Utica has been a member of “Team McDonald” for the past two years. The all-women team hails from across the country with the “Skip” or captain residing in Phoenix.
Olympic swimmer Regan Smith is getting some rest these days. That word from her aunt, Lynn Rose, who resides in Oglesby. Her grandmother resides in Liberty Estates. Smith picked up three medals at the Tokyo Olympics. It won't be long before she returns to Stanford and before she starts prepp…
Other than having to wear masks at indoor games and practices, there's no other impact to the approaching high school sports season in Illinois.
Pitcher Jay Happ, a local product, now is wearing a Cards uniform coming over from Minnesota in a recent trade. Jay is now part of four left handed relievers in the Arch City. Happ was on the Cardinals Radio pre-game Sunday talking with Mike Claiborne (Clay Born). Claiborne welcomed him aboard: