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May and June were busy months for the Duff Boys Racing team as the family traversed the area with seven events in the two months. The run started with the Tri City Motorcycle Club Grand Prix, held … more
The Lynch Motorsports family provided some early Independence Day fireworks on July 3, as they raced in the Firecracker 40s at Macon Speedway. The 14E of Evan Lynch and the 14N of Nathan Lynch, … more
Maurice J. Radtke, a Litchfield graduate, has one goal every time he enters the ring to throw an implement: throw better than he threw the time before.  That attitude and desire to … more
It’s been labeled the toughest, most spectacular and most unique race on the Grand National Cross Country Series schedule, but for  Walshville’s Travis Lentz and … more
He helped bring modern day soccer to Central Illinois, thus impacting the way hundreds of future players all over the area, including Montgomery County, looked at the game. Coaching legend Aydin … more
With 12 medals, seven individual titles and one team championship at state, Jenny Kimbro couldn’t have done much to top her prep career at Salt Fork. Five years later, it’s hard to say … more
Billy Beckham will be one of the many.  One of the many meaning that he will be one that will be taking advantage of the extra year or years that have been granted to the college athletes due … more
Nearly 100 intrepid patriots started off their Independence Day weekend on the right foot on Saturday, July 3, with the Freedom 5K Fun Run at Lake Lou Yaeger in Litchfield. Litchfield High School … more
Hello everyone, as some of you may already know the  Sunday events had to be cancelled. Don’t forget the Montgomery County Fair’s Truck and Tractor Pulls have been rescheduled for … more
The second annual Camren’s On The Mini Greens will be on Sunday, Aug. 8, at Camren’s Mini Greens at Shane Cole Park in Nokomis. The mini golf tournament held in honor of the late … more
Two days before Major League Baseball’s brightest stars hit the field in Colorado for the 2021 All-Star game, the next generation of big leaguers will take the field, including former Nokomis … more
Dozens of local riders joined competitors from all over Illinois and Missouri on Friday, June 25, at the Montgomery County Fair Motocross in Butler, which drew 106 entries in its 13 classes. In … more
The Cahokia Creek Dirt Riders hosted their Little Red Sprint Enduro on Sunday, June 6, with more than 150 entries in the main event and dozens more in the youth hare scrambles. Anthony Krivi would … more
Seven racers from the Journal-News Motorsports area finished first in eight races at the Oakford stop of the WFO Hare Scramble Series on May 30. Morrisonville’s Jhak Walker was the one … more
Dane Bondurant of Witt hauled in five fish weighing 13 pounds, four ounces and almost $2,000 in prize money on Saturday, June 19, at the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Illini Division stop at Lake … more
Whether you call it cornhole, bags, bean bag toss or something entirely different, chances are you’ve probably played some form of the game where players take turns tossing bags full of corn, … more
Several area motocross riders wrapped up the month of May at Lincoln Trail Motorsports Park in Casey as they competed in round three of the Fly Racing Showdown Series on May 30. The group included … more
Maddie Branum, the daughter of Matt and Jenny Branum of Taylorville and the granddaughter of Margie (Reck) and Rich Stewart of Hillsboro, recently qualified for the National Junior High School Rodeo … more
Walshville’s Travis Lentz picked up a win at King of the Mountain in Canaan, IN, on May 16, round four of the IXCR off-road motorcycle racing series. Lentz competed in the 65cc (7-12) class … more
Litchfield racer Dustin Bryant ended the month of May with a big payday as he went to victory lane in the Coles County Dragway Double Nickel High Roller $5K race. Bryant posted a 6.549 elapsed … more
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