Logan Quick, left, won 1st place in the under 8 years boys division with a 3-game series of 334 and Aden Hopkins, right, received 6th place with a 3-game series of 807. Photo provided.
Two local youth bowlers from the Saturday Maniacs Youth Bowling League hosted at the Strike Zone in Anna participated in a tournament in Mt. Vernon in January that qualified them to advance to the State Pepsi Bowling Youth Championships to be held in Rockford, Illinois on May 12-14.  Logan Quick...
From left are State Rep. Tom Bennett of Central Illinois, Ron Knupp, Linda, Ron’s wife, and trainer Kimberly Roth of Monee. Photo provided.
Ron Knupp of Anna’s horse, Whiskersonkittens, won the horse of the year for 3-year-old filly pacers recently at a ceremony held in Springfield. The horse was named the 2016 Illinois Conceived and Fold, ICF, champion. 
Anna-Jonesboro’s Arieh Hart, third from left, stands on the podium after winning second place at state last weekend. Photo provided.
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestler Arieh Hart, 152 pounds, finished in second place in the Class 1A state wrestling championship at Assembly Hall in Champaign Saturday, Feb. 18. Hart, 42-4, lost to undefeated and No. 1 state-ranked Belleville Althoff’s Danny Braunagel, 47-0, by a 10-4...
Lance Meisenheimer received numerous honors at the racking horse industry’s winter meetings in Alabama. Photo provided.
Union County resident Lance Meisenheimer has returned from the racking horse industry’s winter meeting in Huntsville, Ala., where the riders and horses are honored for high point awards for showing the past year at racking horse shows.  Meisenheimer Stables of Union County was very surprised to...

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