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Mokena Baseball/Softball steps up to help fellow league after theft

by Steve Millar, Sports Editor Sports, Youth

Mokena Baseball/Softball Association president Jason Zimmer feels youth sports organizations share a bond over a common goal of enriching children’s life through sports.

So, when Zimmer heard Belmont Little League in...

Hickory Creek’s Lamonto aims high after title run

by Steve Millar, Sports Editor Sports, Youth

Hickory Creek Middle School eighth grader Zach Lamonto has made a steady rise up the wrestling ranks.

Lamonto just missed state as a sixth grader. He qualified as a seventh grader but fell one win short of making the...

Hickory Creek cheerleaders win fourth straight state title

by Submitted by Frankfort School District 157-C Sports, Youth
Hickory Creek Middle School’s cheer team accomplished a feat truly worth of cheering about Jan. 12 at the Illinois Elementary School Association’s 2019 Cheerleading State Championship at the Peoria Civic Center.The team placed first in the state in...