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Whitney Chesser, a Hillsboro graduate, has helped the Blackburn College women's soccer team win two in a row. The former Hiltopper player, a 5-foot-5 senior midfielder, scored Blackburn's second … more
The Hillsboro Sports Association is excited to expand the 2018 youth soccer program with the addition of the Southern Illinois Happy Feet Legends. Brian Limbaugh, a resident of Hillsboro, is the man … more
So far, Lindsey Major has a team-leading 101 digs in 14 games. The Hillsboro graduate got 25 of those in one match last week, as her college team, Lewis and Clark Community College, made short … more
It's a test of will, fitness and at times, sanity, but on Sunday, Sept. 9, more than 300 athletes plunged head first into the challenge of completing a triathlon. The 2018 race was the ninth … more
Sarah Maguire got more and more playing time and had more and more of a chance to prove herself at MacMurray College. Prove herself she did, even though wins were tough to earn for the Hillsboro … more
Rain may have pushed the fifth annual TEAM Golf Playday back a day, but it didn't keep more than 120 golfers from teeing it up for the kids at Shoal Creek Golf Course on Sunday, Aug. 26. A full … more
Her senior year was a mere sampling. But, what a sampling it was for Hope Brakenhoff, Greenville University's senior goalkeeper in 2017. In 448 minutes, 31 seconds of play, she finished with a 2-2 … more
It was a bright and shiny day in Waggoner on Saturday, Aug. 18, and not just in regards to the weather. Cars, trucks and motorcycles of every make and model would flood the Centennial Hall grounds … more
To play one sport in college is tough enough. But, Christina Bowman, a Hillsboro graduate and recent 2018 Greenville University graduate, can easily do one better than that. Not only did she play … more
The Montgomery County Sharks swim team season came to a momentous close Saturday, Aug. 4 in Effingham at the Richard E. Workman Sports and Wellness Center. Sharks swimmers that finished in the top … more
The rivalry between the Hillsboro Hiltoppers and Greenville Comets has been a staple of the high school football season for several years, but on Saturday, Sept. 8, the alumni of the two schools will … more
Two Litchfield horseshoe pitchers would place in the top four of the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association World Tournament, held July 9-21 in Florence, SC. More than 1,000 pitchers from all over … more
Most athletes would be happy to get to the magical batting average of .400 once during their college career. But, while a student/athlete at Lewis and Clark Community College, Hillsboro graduate … more
Local Bearsharktopus Aquatic Swim Club (BASC) swimmer Hope Speiser, ten, of Witt made the trek to Pleasant Prairie, WI, for the Illinois Long Course Age Group State Championships the weekend of July … more
A good start might not always lead to a great season, but for Drew Law and Illinois College it worked for both entities. "My freshman and sophomore seasons we went on a winning streak in Fort … more
On June 15, James Lyerla raced at Lincoln Speedway, competing in the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Wildcard Sprint series. He would finish second in his heat race to Marion's Carson Short, advancing to the … more
Pullers from both local and afar gathered at the Butler Homecoming Saturday, Aug. 4, to compete in eight different classes on the pull track behind the Butler Community Center and Park. Tractors … more
Beautiful weather and a happy occasion contributed to a solid turnout for the Old Settlers Fun Run on Saturday, July 28, in downtown Hillsboro. Emma Anderson of Hillsboro was easy to spot in the … more
Bryant Finds Victory Lane Racing season is in full swing for Montgomery County's competitors, including the Bryant family of Litchfield. On Saturday, July 28, Phil Bryant picked up a win at … more
Raise the Bar Gym in Hillsboro closed their School Street doors at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 25. That weekend was a busy one. Countless customers and Sim's Awesome Moving Company helped owner Heather … more
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