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Wet weather on Aug. 1 forced the first Roy L. Hertel Foundation For Better Communities golf tournament to be pushed back a day, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of the teams who signed up to … more
For two years, Ray Wille was a Highlander. Now, the Hillsboro High School grad will be a Scot. Wille, who played football for MacMurray College the last two … more
Twelve young golfers from Montgomery County, plus two Morrisonville golfers who play for the Lincolnwood co-op team, participated in this year’s Drysdale Junior Golf Tournament in Springfield, … more
The IESA Board of Directors once again held a special meeting to discuss the status of fall sports and all IESA activities for the 2020-21 school year. The meeting was convened as a result of the … more
It was far from an ideal weekend for racing for Sorento’s Eldon Hemken as rain cancelled his plans to go to Farmer City Raceway on July 31. Fortunately, the WHO2 driver would get some action in … more
Wet weather threw a wrench into the plans of the 2020 AMA Flat Track Grand Championships, but Mother Nature couldn’t keep Hillsboro racer Chase Saathoff from claiming his place on the podium at … more
Montgomery County was well represented at Macon Speedway on Saturday, July 25, as six racers competed in four different classes at the sixth annual KerbyStrong 100. Hillsboro’s Brady Lynch … more
For the second weekend in a row, Litchfield racer Timothy Hearn came away with a trophy and some prize money from the Central Illinois Dragway in Havana.  Racing in the junior dragster class, … more
Hillsboro grad and incoming University of Minnesota freshman Alex Eickhoff finished 11th overall in the American Junior Golf Association Under Armour/Jordan Spieth Championship on July 20-23, in … more
Kyle Fields was the winner of the fourth annual Dusty Cameron Battle Royale at this year’s Wrestling for a Cure event, held July 18, at the 8th Street Gym in Springfield, to raise money for St. … more
It’s hard to imagine a better start to the 2020 AMA Flat Track Grand Championships than the one Chase Saathoff had on Monday, July 20. Racing on the half mile at Plymouth Speedway in … more
It had been almost six years since the Hearn family had been to Central Illinois Dragway, but after Friday night’s race, the Litchfield racers may be more frequent visitors to the track in … more
It was NAPA Night at Tri-City Speedway on Friday, July 17, and Nathan Lynch did one of his sponsors proud with a top ten finish in Granite City. Lynch, who carries a McKay NAPA decal on the rear … more
Bristol and Bodee Everett of Litchfield were at the Abraham Lincoln Quarter Midget Association track in Lincoln on Saturday, July 11, for the Midwest Lightning .25 Midget Series regional. Racing … more
It was a super Saturday for Rich Komor at the Super Chevy show at Worldwide Technology Raceway in Madison on Saturday, July 18. Racing in the pro class, Komor was the top qualifier at WWTR on … more
Eldon Hemken was in Lincoln and Charleston this past weekend for racing in the Sorento racer’s #WHO2 Hornet divsion car. On Friday, July 17, Hemken would start off with a strong second place … more
For the second weekend in a row, Corey Wood found himself in victory lane, but the trip to World Wide Technologies Raceway in Madison was nearly even better for the Litchfield racer. Wood, who won … more
In this edition of On Track With The Journal-News, we catch up with Corey Wood, Phil and Dustin Bryant, Chase Saathoff, Nathan, Evan and Brady Lynch, Kevin Rench, Anton Loskot, Bryan Leach, Rich Komor and Eldon Hempen. more
The COVID-19 pandemic pushed the second annual Camren’s On The Green Memorial Golf Tournament back a few months, but did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of honoring the memory of the young … more
Reid Detmers is one step closer to the majors and quite a bit wealthier this week as he officially became a member of the Los Angeles Angels on June 28. Detmers, who attended Nokomis High School … more
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