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After a trip to Roxana on Tuesday where the orange and black came away with a big 7-0 victory, and a short ride to Raymond on Wednesday netted them a narrow 2-1 win, the Hillsboro High School boys … more
After starting their season 2-2, the Nokomis volleyball team had been frustratingly close, but unsuccessful in their next six attempts at capturing win number three on the year. Three of those six … more
It was a tale of two halves as the Lincolnwood Lancers faced off against the Hillsboro Hiltoppers last Wednesday in Raymond.  The two teams took turns dominating a half when they had the wind … more
Don’t ask Emily Senjan, a Litchfield graduate and Parkland College freshman, which she likes better, pitching or hitting.  She does not know. But, what is very clear is she is a major … more
With a 3-2 record and three straight wins to their credit, the Southwestern Piasa Birds looked to be a good test for the Hillsboro High School volleyball team going into their game on Monday, March … more
It was the first game of season at Terry Todt Field for the Lincolnwood High School soccer team and the Lancers wasted little time in exploiting their home field advantage. With the wind at their … more
After a game on Saturday at Springfield Lutheran that saw the Toppers explode for seven goals en route to a decisive 7-0 victory over the host Crusaders, the Hillsboro High School boys soccer team … more
The Nokomis High School volleyball team squared off against Calvary Academy and Springfield Lutheran to start this week and fell to the two Springfield parochial schools to move to 2-6 on the … more
There was a block party at the Woodshed in Raymond on Monday, March 29, as the Lincolnwood volleyball team put down nine blocks in a two-game win over Bunker Hill. Spread out between five … more
Shelby Houchlei, a Hillsboro graduate, is a Kaskaskia College freshman that is contributing,  not only at the plate, but on the hill as well.  The KC Blue Angels thus far have posted an … more
For the second week in a row, almost everything went right for the Nokomis High School football team. The Redskins rolled up just over 400 yards of offense on the Wesclin Warriors and for all … more
For the first eight minutes of the Greenville/Hillsboro game at Sawyer Field on Friday evening, March 26, the comparatively young Toppers seemed superior to the more physical Comets, but then reality … more
Playing three games in four days can be a struggle at times, but when they come against three quality teams? That adds to the challenges. That’s the situation that the Nokomis High School … more
After a crazy week started with a cancellation on Tuesday, a 1-0 victory at Greenville on Wednesday, and a postponement on Thursday, the Hillsboro High School boys soccer team came out more than … more
After taking two losses in their first three games against South Central Conference competition, the Hillsboro High School volleyball team has won two straight to climb above .500 for the first time … more
After falling to Lutheran on Tuesday, the Lincolnwood volleyball team rebounded by clobbering a pair of MSM Conference foes to improve their record to 3-1 on the season. Wherever you looked on the … more
Mother Nature did its best to keep the Lincolnwood soccer team off the field this week, raining out their game with Hillsboro on March 25, but the Lancers were finally able to see the field for the … more
A first set tussle went the way of the Pana Panthers Thursday, March 25, at Litchfield and with the hosts serving first in the second set, the mission was to send the match into a third set. But Pana … more
WFO Promotions was back in Keithsburg on Sunday, March 21, for their second hare scramble of the season. It was a productive day for the racers from the Journal-News coverage area as three came away … more
Billy Beckham, a Litchfield graduate, is off to a very quick start to the season at Lewis and Clark Community College.  In the first dozen games, Beckham has a batting average of .417, which … more
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