The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, shares the following items of interest:
New License Year Begins April 1: Illinois fishing, hunting and sportsman’s combination licenses and stamps for 2017 are available from DNR Direct license and permit vendors, online through the IDNR website...
Chicago Cubs chairman and owner Tom Ricketts, along with the Commissioner’s Trophy from the Cubs’ historic World Series win, were welcomed March 8 by Gov. Bruce Rauner during a visit to the state capitol in Springfield.
The trophy has traveled more than 17,000 miles and will make more than 140...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School student athlete Trenton Turner has signed a national letter of intent to play track and field and football at Illinois College in Jacksonville.
He plans to enroll in the college’s 3 and 2 program and to earn a bachelor’s degree in biology and nursing.
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ soccer coach Sarah Konecek looks forward to a good season.
“This is a very strong team that is full of very good talent and have the potential to go far and do very well,” Konecek said.
“We should be a very exciting year.”
Individual team positions won’t...
Pitching could be the key to a successful season for the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School baseball team this spring.
“We’ve got a lot of guys who can pitch,” A-J baseball coach Aaron Roberts said. “We’re six or seven deep. I feel good with the guys we have throwing. They look good on the mound...
The Egyptian Lady Falcons Classic was held on Saturday, March 4.
The junior high volleyball tournament was held at Egyptian School in Tamms.
Egyptian School won first place, Century was second and Dongola took third.
Players who earned first team all tournament honors included Daisha Carthell,...
Members of the basketball teams at Century High School at Ullin have been named to all-conference basketball teams.
Marcus Davis and Christian Halvorsen were named to the boys’ first team.
Kearia Mackins was named to the girls’ first team. Natalie Taake was named to the girls’ second team.
Anna Kiwanis Club past president/board member Brad Donna recently presented a $500 donation to Karen Clark, president, Melanie Lasley, treasurer, of the Anna Blue Dolphins swim team.
The Cobden High School softball team returns five starters from last year’s 14-12 team.
“We’re going to be a young team,” Cobden coach Michelle Burris said.
The pitching duties will be handled by juniors Molly Ellis and Meredith Flamm and sophomore Lexi Smith. Ellis and Flamm will be in the infield...