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If you have ever been through the local Fusion Aquatic Center attached to the Hillsboro Area Hospital any night of the week in the last six years, you may have seen 13-year-old Witt native Hope Speiser training in the pool.  more
In golf, it would have to be considered a clean sweep.  Or maybe more than a clean sweep. Hillsboro graduate Alex White was simply part of that sweep. The Parkland College freshman would … more
When the St. Louis University-softball playing Billikins earned a 3-2 win over Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, it was truly a team win.  Not only did it take the entire Billikin … more
While rain has thrown a wrench in the plans of Macon Speedway several times this season, the track was able to host its season opener on Saturday, April 17. Hillsboro racers Nathan Lynch, Kevin … more
Jade Taylor,  a Litchfield graduate, only had one goal and one assist for Greenville University this year.  But, it could not have come at a better time. Well, the assist could not have. … more
Success breeds success.  That is Katie Schaake’s theory. The Hillsboro graduate, now a freshman at Lincoln Land Community College, is not only doing very well, both on the mound and at … more
The Duff Boys racing team had never been to the Muddy Waters MX Park in Port Byron, but if they keep turning out results like they did on April 18, it may become a frequent stop. Cooper Duff ran … more
Two events in two states resulted in five more wins for Hillsboro flat track motorcycle racer Chase Saathoff on April 17-18, with a little training to go along with the racing on the … more
Walshville’s Travis Lentz and Morrisonville’s Jhak Walker were among the 177 riders to hit the Tiger Run course at Big Buck Farm in Union, SC, the fifth round of the Grand National Cross … more
Nine local riders were among the 296 to race at the Sand Goblin Enduro in Lake Village, IN on Sunday, April 18, which was sponsored by the Grand Kankakee Trail Riders. more
The friends and family of Camden Burke will be hosting the third annual Crush for Camden's Crew Golf Scramble on Saturday, May 8, at the Indian Springs Golf Club near Coffeen. Burke is the … more
Camren Neisler didn’t make it to his 21st birthday, which would have been March 3, 2021, but thanks to the love and support of his friends and family, Neisler had quite the party … more
Stop number two on the IXCR cross country racing series schedule was on April 10-11, with racers hitting the hills and hollers of Deer Ridge in Greencastle, IN. Morrisonville’s Jhak Walker … more
Litchfield quarter midget driver Bodee Everett started off his racing season on April 10-11, at Spring Shootout at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. Presented by the Christrian County … more
While Nathan Lynch is no stranger to racing, the third generation driver’s latest trip was a different kind of experience. In March, Lynch joined 900 other dirt track racers in competing at … more
Like gasoline through a fuel line, racing runs in Nathan Lynch’s blood. From racing go-carts as a kid to late models as a teen at Macon Speedway to piloting the 14N on tracks throughout the … more
One of the more intriguing part of sports, especially during tournament time, is the potential for upsets. In March Madness, nothing is more exciting than watching Cinderella upset one of the big … more
Hillsboro’s Jon Durbin picked up a win in the Throwback class at the Sunoco Race Fuel Spring Shootout Pro-Am at Lincoln Trail Motosports on April 4, one of several area riders to make the trip … more
A slew of riders from the area spent Easter in their favorite way possible, navigating the twists and turns of a hare scramble course. Two dozen competitors from the Journal-News Motorsports area … more
Chandlerville was the place to be for area several motocross racers on March 21, as the Midwest Motocross Club hosted the second event of the AMA District 17 schedule. Trenton Kimbro of Taylor … more
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