ELDRIDGE – Even if a Mississippi Athletic Conference crown was never the end goal, it was a big day for the Clinton River Kings and Queens at the MAC Championships at Scott County Park on Thursday afternoon.
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DEWITT - Even with questionable weather kicking off the day, local runners got a beautiful afternoon for the annual Jim Hetrick Invitational at Grace Lutheran Camp in DeWitt on Thursday, giving them a gauge of where they sit heading into the tail end of the season.
CLINTON – Senior Night at the Joe O’Donnell Sport Center ended with a Prince of Peace victory as the Irish took down Cedar Valley Christian in four close sets in Tri-Rivers Conference action Tuesday night.
CLINTON – With a final diving attempt from the Clinton back row, a Davenport Central attack hit the floor and ended the Mississippi Athletic Conference contest at Yourd Gymnasium Tuesday night.
GOOSE LAKE – The last time the Northeast football team saw playoff competition (minus the automatic game in 2020 due to coronavirus) was in the fall of 2009.
CAMANCHE – It wasn’t a pretty homecoming effort for the Camanche football team, who fell to Monticello 55-13 Friday night for their first district loss of the year.
GOOSE LAKE – A local rivalry and a River Valley Conference matchup provided all the excitement Thursday night in Goose Lake, with Northeast topping Camanche in a 5-set thriller.
MILES – Two of the top teams in the Tri-Rivers Conference East came together in Miles Thursday night, and it was the Easton Valley volleyball team who came out on top to stay undefeated in conference play.
PORT BYRON, Ill. – The Fulton golf team made it through the first round of the postseason on Wednesday, taking third as a team at the Port Byron regional golf meet and moving on to sectionals.
CLINTON – With one final ace, the Prince of Peace volleyball sealed off a Tri-Rivers Conference sweep of Calamus-Wheatland at home on Tuesday night.
The Fulton golf team finished up a powerful performance last Wednesday to take their first Northwest Upstate Illini Conference title, and now they have their eyes on the next step.
KEWANEE, Ill. – The Clinton boys golf team wrapped up the Mississippi Athletic Conference tournament on Saturday afternoon at Kewanee Dunes Golf Club, and even though they weren’t competing for a title they came away with victories.
GALENA, Ill. – The Fulton golf team accomplished a first for the program on Wednesday – bringing home their first even Northwest Upstate Illini Conference championship.
FULTON, Ill. – An experienced group of Unity Christian volleyball players used 18 service aces on Thursday night to hold off Quad City Christian and come out with a conference sweep.
CLINTON – The Clinton River Queens were edged out by the Muscatine swim team on Tuesday night in Clinton in a Mississippi Athletic Conference duel swim meet at the River King and Queen Natatorium.
FULTON, Ill. – After a dominant first set, the Fulton volleyball team had to dig for whatever points they could in order to squeeze by Polo 2-1 on Thursday night at home.
It may not seem like much on paper or to the casual observer, and it certainly won’t go down in history books, but the Clinton football team has a concrete goal this season.
Two Clinton teens from two area gyms brought home national recognition this month after competing in the 2021 Silver Glove Championships. The tournament, which was comprised of boxing athletes who advanced through both the state and regional levels, took place in Kansas City Aug. 30 – Sep. 2.
Prince of Peace junior Marcus Blount is no stranger to handling himself. Two years of successful cross country running has proven that.
ELDRIDGE – The Clinton River Kings and Queens has a great night n the cross country courses Tuesday, placing third and fourth at the North Scott Lancer Invitational at Scott County Park.
MILES – Even with a shaky second set, the Easton Valley volleyball team completed a 3-0 Tri-Rivers Conference sweep over Alburnett on Tuesday night at the elementary school in Miles.
FULTON, Ill. – The Fulton golf team had bit of an unusual home meet on Monday afternoon, but still used it as prep for a looming postseason.
DEWITT – A few second half blunders kept the Clinton River Kings from their first win Friday night, and instead the Central DeWitt Sabers got a 44-28 victory at home to stay perfect on the year.
GOOSE LAKE – A smaller meet and warm weather made for fast times on Thursday night as Northeast hosted their cross country meet on their school grounds in Goose Lake.
FULTON, Ill. – The first set on Thursday night ended with yet another serve long an out of bounds – just fitting for an error filled game for the Fulton volleyball team.
CLINTON – The Clinton Herald Athletic Performers of the Year (CHAPY) Awards are in their second year since beginning, and the finalists for the 2020-2021 school year are ready to be announced.
FULTON, Ill. – The Steamers didn’t need to question the winner of Tuesday’s duel golf meet at Fulton Country Club – Fulton took the win without question.
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Juanita Lenson, 92, of Thomson, Illinois, died Tuesday, October 12th. A celebration of life will be held 1-4 PM next Saturday, October 23rd at the American Legion in Thomson. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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