LeRoy Jr. High baseball to begin Aug. 1

The fall baseball season will begin August 3 for any incoming 6th-8th grade boys who want to play baseball.  Players need to have a physical on file with the school. Any forms needed can be found online at the athletic website and the activity fee will be paid to the school office before the first competition.

Downs Freedom 5K and Fun Run 2015

Photos from the Downs Freedom 5K and Fun Run 2015.

The Liquid Edge offers unique experience on the water

Everybody knows about the raceway and the BMX track, but there’s another attraction in Farmer City that frequently draws visitors from various corners of the country. 

The Liquid Edge 2015

Photos from the Liquid Edge private lake and wakeboarding park. 

Panthers give out postseason awards

The LeRoy Panthers handed out their postseason awards this week after finishing a season that tied the most wins in program history while earning a Heart of Illinois Conference regular season title. 

To top it off, the LeRoy boys tied their 1997 record for most players representing the team on the all-conference squad for the HOIC. 

Knights historic season comes to end

LeROY — The suicide squeeze was the death knell for the Blue Ridge Knights in its 5-2 loss to Okaw Valley (25-6) during the Class 1A Sectional title game on Monday afternoon.

All five of the Timberwolves’ runs came off the sacrifice bunt with runners in scoring position, and on two occasions, a single bunt plated two Okaw Valley runners. 

Three from area medal at state

CHARELSTON — Tri-Valley junior Adam Coulon, who won the Illinois High School Class 1A pole vault state title as a freshman, would definitely like another title to his name.

13 Vikings compete at state meet

EAST PEORIA — A total of 13 Tri-Valley Middle School track athletes competed in 10 events at the IESA State 2A Meet in East Peoria on Friday and Saturday, May 22-23.  

Windsor Roberts, a sixth grader, placed fifth in the state in the seventh grade girls pole vault event with a personal best performance of 8-9 and earning her a medal.  

Big inning unravels Vikings' season

OLYMPIA — The Tri-Valley boys baseball season ended a little bit earlier than planned last Thursday in regional play. 

The Vikings fell one short of reaching a regional championship game with a 5-3 loss to Olympia. 

Vikings win regional, fall in sectional heartbreaker

PAXTON – In thrilling fashion the Vikings showed their mettle as a team en route to a regional championship Saturday afternoon in Paxton. 

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