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CLINTON – Despite the result of Tuesday night's regular season finale, Clinton girls' soccer coach Nick Hauenstein believes the team is hitting its stride at the most opportune time.
CAMANCHE – Chase Grim remembers doctors revealing the grave implications of an MRI test. Twice. He will not soon forget physical therapy, where he completed a series of sweat-inducing workouts. Twice.
CLINTON – A state banner hung from the door that leads to the courts at the River Cities Tennis Association's indoor complex on 4th Ave South in Clinton. The Clinton High School girls' tennis team will have to make room for another.
CHARLESTON, Ill. – The Fulton girls’ track and field team qualified three events for the finals this weekend during preliminary action Thursday afternoon on the campus of Eastern Illinois University.
SHERRARD – It is one thing to be favored to win an event on paper. The act of actually toeing the track and doing it, though, is a different story.
OREGON, Ill. – The Fulton baseball team saw things to look forward to in an 8-2 loss to Byron High School on Tuesday night, especially when most of the varsity roster is returning.
DUBUQUE - In a tournament that was postponed due to weather, the Camanche boys tennis team fell just short of continuing a try for state at Dubuque Wahlert on Friday afternoon.
Camanche sophomore Emy Seeser has been efficient all year in her prime event, the long jump. She's been hitting 16 feet meet after meet, consistently placing and winning the event.
CLINTON–The Camanche varsity team won another invitational on Saturday, and the Clinton River Kings continued prepping for their conference tournament during their home invitational.
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Thirteen young athletes from Great River Gymnastics traveled to Bourbonnais, Ill. for the Illinois State Gymnastics Championships, and they finished about as well as they could.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The 2019 Drake Relays kicked off officially earlier this week, and the Clinton Herald is following local athletes competing at the prestigious Iowa track and field meet.
FULTON — Brent Dykstra could sense the excitement fading along the third-base line while the home team and their supporters watched a seven-run lead dissipate.
Prince of Peace senior Patrick Mulholland joined a slew of other local athletes in making his next step in his athletic career, signing a letter of intent to join the Wartburg Knights on the football field next year.
FULTON, Ill. – The 73rd Annual Craig Faulkner Relays may not be traditional compared to a regular track meet, but it still provides great local competition for the beginning of the outdoor season.
CLINTON - Freshman Brody Manemann battled in an overtime win on Tuesday afternoon in windy conditions to give the River Kings a win on the tennis courts in their first meet of the year against Bettendorf. The Kings' ultimately fell 1-8, but saw some highlights.
On the first day of competition for girls soccer in Iowa, the River Queens had a tough local opponent in Central DeWitt. Not to mention it was a bitterly cold night with heavy wind coming from what seemed like all directions.
Prince of Peace coach Gerry Murphy has been waiting a long time to coach at Wells Fargo Arena, and finally got to do it this year. The run has earned him the 2019 Clinton Herald Coach of the Year recognition.
CLINTON — With the weather gradually shifting from tumultuous snow storms to steady rain, spring athletic programs around the area have quietly commenced preparations for the upcoming season.
After going 2-for-2 on runner-up finishes at the 2019 State Bowling Tournament, Camanche head coach Jay Garvey received even more: the Class 2A Coach of the Year.
With the high school wrestling season now in the rearview for two weeks, the Clinton Herald examined some of the area's best moments on the mat this season.
FULTON -- The Unity Christian basketball teams received some post season basketball honors after wrapping up Northern Illinois Christian Conference play in February.
In yesterday's Clinton Herald (Feb. 28), assistant sports editor Nate Head took a magnifying glass to the three teams on Prince of Peace's side of the Class 1A state tournament, which tips off Monday in Des Moines.
Camanche naive and former local coach Todd Borrison is getting ready to receive one of the Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union's most distinguished awards this week during the state tournament in Des Moines.
CLINTON–Sadie Zaruba was named the Tri-Rivers Conference Player of the Year while a slew of athletes received honors when they conference released it's postseason list over the weekend.
It is do-or-die time for the Clinton girls basketball team, who face their first sub-state opponent on Wednesday when they welcome Maquoketa to Yourd Gymnasium.
CLINTON – After contributing to a team state berth as a freshman three years ago, Kyle Guilliams thought he would have made a return trip to Des Moines by now.
CAMANCHE--The Indian family caught a break in our winter weather and were able to spend a cozy Saturday reminiscing and honoring the Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019 as they were inducted at Gil's Ballroom.
FULTON, Ill. -- The Unity Christian Knights used some long shots to make a rally late in the game, but didn't have quite enough and fell 76-71 to Faith Christian Academy on Monday night at home.
Camanche senior Eric Campie is definitely not the loudest in the room. He’s never going to be overcome with emotion. He’s not your celebratory type.
- Picking up steam
- Taking a spin
- Alternative school gets green light
- Obit omission hurts family member's feelings
- Two granted deferred judgements
- Fulton impresses at state, led by senior trio
- Clinton Public Library names new director
- Casino prepares for sports betting
- Skyline's Robinson readies for retirement
- Grim defies odds in comeback from two ACL injuries