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A Princeton high school athlete truly is No. 1 in the state. Teegan Davis placed first in the High Jump Saturday in the State Track and Field competition at Eastern Illinois University. He measured 1.99 meters. Davis placed 7th in Long Jump and 11th in Triple Jump. Teammate Keegan Fogarty pl…

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La Salle-Peru High School will – if they haven't already – begin a search for a new Athletic Director. The LPHS Board of Education has a meeting June 1 to accept the resignation of Dan Le.  Le will become an Assistant Executive Director at the Illinois High School Association. 

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A successsful weekend for the Illinois baseball team before going into the post season. The Fighting Illini beat Penn State Saturday 7-4 with help from Cam McDonald who was 1-4 with a home run, two RBI's scoring a run and getting a walk.

There's still openings for the upcoming I V Pistol Shrimp Youth Baseball Clinic.The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp and Martin Equipment have teamed up to host the event at Schweickert Stadium at Veterans Memorial Park in June.

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Want to play a role in the success of the Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp baseball team? Be a host family for a player.  Two more families are needed, according to the Pistol Shrimp's June Fobes Keeley. 

The talents of runner Rachel Hickey in track and field continues to amaze at Illinois State University. Hickey is the school's record holder in the 800 meters with a time of 2:05.06. It happened Friday at Indiana State's Billy Hayes Invite closing out the indoor/outdoor season. ISU's press o…

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