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Her senior year was a mere sampling. But, what a sampling it was for Hope Brakenhoff, Greenville University's senior goalkeeper in 2017. In 448 minutes, 31 seconds of play, she finished with a 2-2 … more
It was a busy four days for Hillsboro racer Chase Saathoff on July 23-26, as the eighth-grader-to-be competed in the AMA Flat Track Grand Championships in Ashland, OH and Harpster, OH. Saathoff … more
You could hear the hits from the parking lot on Saturday, April 27, at the inaugural Gavin Twitty Memorial Game between the Mercenaries Rugby Club and the Springfield Celts.  It's something … more
Litchfield's Rich Komor picked up his second straight win on Saturday, July 27, following up a victory at Gateway with a win in the Ron "Papa" Zinn Memorial Race at Coles County Dragway in … more
It was a case of "like father, like son" on Saturday, July 27, as Phil Bryant and his son, Dustin, both came away with victories at I-57 Dragstrip in Benton. Phil would make it to victory lane in the … more
Lexi Throne, a Litchfield graduate, might not like running a 10,000-meter run on the track.  Most athletes find it not as interesting as running on the roads or on a cross country course. … more
Last year, Austin Grabow, a Hillsboro graduate, had a goal to be named a Midwest Conference-South Division All-Conference lineman. The Illinois College center did not achieve the goal in 2017, but … more
Anthony Krivi, 28, of Nokomis/Mt Olive recently learned that he has made the U.S.A. team that will travel to Portimao, Portugal to participate in the International Six Day Enduro competition (ISDE) … more
Newberry College Director of Athletics Ralph Patterson has announced the promotion of Hillsboro High School grad Hannah Luckett to head women's golf coach. "We are pleased to promote Hannah," … more
Seventeen runners and eight walkers braved the big hill at the end of the Old Settlers 4-Mile Run and 2-Mile Walk on Saturday, Aug. 3, the 38th edition of the race. Rem Dyas made up the deficit in … more
The MoCo Pickleball Club hosted the 2019 MoCo Summer Classic Pickleball Tournament June 8-9 at the Hillsboro Sports Complex. Tournament directors were Will Adkins and Kayla … more
The Big Dawg Dare is looking for volunteers to help during this year's race, which will be held on Saturday, July 20, at Wolff Farm, just north of Litchfield. Volunteers are needed from 7 a.m. to … more
Blackburn College used the first six games of April to even up their St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.  They won their first six games of April and Litchfield graduates Tessa … more
Nearly 70 alumni football players from this area donned pads and cleats for the inaugural alumni football game pitting the Hillsboro Hiltoppers against rival Greenville Comets. The game was … more
Litchfield continues to uphold its reputation as a hotbed for multi-sport athletes as two members of the M&M Multi-sport Club recently completed the 2018 Ochsner Ironman 70.3 New Orleans on … more
In two years of college basketball at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Abby Brockmeyer has scored 626 points.  more
After losing their season opener, it did not take long for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale to reverse their fortunes. The SIU-Carbondale Salukis won their next two games, beating Southeast … more
The Hillsboro Sports Association is excited to expand the 2018 youth soccer program with the addition of the Southern Illinois Happy Feet Legends. Brian Limbaugh, a resident of Hillsboro, is the man … more
One member of the Hillsboro High School class of 1936 is in the school's athletic hall of fame,Tony Corso, who won the state championship in shot put in 1935 and was honored by his alma mater in 2014, but if it weren't for a tragic accident, another member of that class might be right there with him. more
After finishing third in last year's South Central Conference All-Sport Standings, compiled by Staunton teacher and coach Steve Moore, the Greenville Comets were back atop the annual rankings, but … more
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