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2016 Central Illinois Swim Conference Meet

Here are some of the highlights from Saturday's Central Illinois Swim Conference Meet in Rantoul ...


Paxton Swedes swept by Champaign Dream, to face Central Illinois Legends in EI League Jamboree

CHAMPAIGN – The Paxton Swedes went into extra innings in each of their two games in Sunday’s Eastern Illinois Baseball League doubleheader against the Champaign Dream.

Each time, the Swedes could not pull through as the Dream won 4-3 in 12 innings in game one and 6-5 in nine innings in game two.


Buckley Dutchmasters split doubleheader with Gifford-Flatville, to face Royal in EI League Jamboree

BUCKLEY – Midway through game two of his Buckley Dutchmasters’ Eastern Illinois Baseball League doubleheader against Gifford-Flatville Giflats, player/coach Brock Niebuhr had a message for his team as it battled through the near-100 degree heat.


Buckley Dutchmasters vs. Gifford-Flatville (2016)

Here are some of the highlights from Sunday's Eastern Illinois Baseball League doubleheader in Buckley ...


Ford-Iroquois Indians Junior Legion vs. Eureka

Here are some of the highlights from Saturday's Fourth Division Tournament game at Wabash Park in Rantoul ...


Robert Pool still running at age 80

BUCKLEY – Before Saturday’s Buckley 5K, Robert Pool had already reached his big goal.

“My goal was to run until I was 80,” Pool said. “I ran past 80 now, but it's a slow run.”


Christine Sprehe wins Buckley 5K

BUCKLEY – Christine Sprehe visited Buckley for a family reunion that would be held on Saturday at Buckley Lake.

Before then, she decided to go on a run, as the town of Buckley hosted a 5K on Saturday morning.


2016 Buckley 5K Run/Walk

Here are some of the highlights from Saturday's race at Buckley Lake ...


Paxton Aquatic Wildcats swimmers to compete in conference meet

RANTOUL – The Paxton Aquatic Wildcats will swim in the Central Illinois Swim Conference Meet at 9 a.m. Sautrday, July 30, in Rantoul.

In the girls’ ages 9-10 division, Bailey Bruns will swim along with her cousin Addison Seggebruch from Cissna Park.


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