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It had been almost six years since the Hearn family had been to Central Illinois Dragway, but after Friday night’s race, the Litchfield racers may be more frequent visitors to the track in … more
It was NAPA Night at Tri-City Speedway on Friday, July 17, and Nathan Lynch did one of his sponsors proud with a top ten finish in Granite City. Lynch, who carries a McKay NAPA decal on the rear … more
Bristol and Bodee Everett of Litchfield were at the Abraham Lincoln Quarter Midget Association track in Lincoln on Saturday, July 11, for the Midwest Lightning .25 Midget Series regional. Racing … more
It was a super Saturday for Rich Komor at the Super Chevy show at Worldwide Technology Raceway in Madison on Saturday, July 18. Racing in the pro class, Komor was the top qualifier at WWTR on … more
Eldon Hemken was in Lincoln and Charleston this past weekend for racing in the Sorento racer’s #WHO2 Hornet divsion car. On Friday, July 17, Hemken would start off with a strong second place … more
For the second weekend in a row, Corey Wood found himself in victory lane, but the trip to World Wide Technologies Raceway in Madison was nearly even better for the Litchfield racer. Wood, who won … more
In this edition of On Track With The Journal-News, we catch up with Corey Wood, Phil and Dustin Bryant, Chase Saathoff, Nathan, Evan and Brady Lynch, Kevin Rench, Anton Loskot, Bryan Leach, Rich Komor and Eldon Hempen. more
The COVID-19 pandemic pushed the second annual Camren’s On The Green Memorial Golf Tournament back a few months, but did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of honoring the memory of the young … more
Reid Detmers is one step closer to the majors and quite a bit wealthier this week as he officially became a member of the Los Angeles Angels on June 28. Detmers, who attended Nokomis High School … more
It was a little “R-and-R” and a few RPMs for Rich Komor at the start of the 2020 drag racing season as the Litchfield racer made a few passes during his family’s vacation to … more
It’s early in the season, but Sorento racer Eldon Hemken has been pretty productive over the last few weeks. Racing in the UMP Sport Compact class, Hemken picked up the checkered flag at … more
It’s been a busy two months for the Saathoff family as they traverse the country in search of flat track motorcycle races. Chase Saathoff, the 14-year-old son of Mike and Bobbi Saathoff, has … more
It was a late start to the season due to COVID-19 restrictions, but Lynch Motorsports is making up for lost time in June. The Lynchs opened up the season on Friday, June 12, with Nathan and Evan … more
It was the first regional of the year for siblings Bodee and Bristol Everett as the Litchfield siblings competed in the Midwest Lightning .25 Midget Series races at Metro St. Louis Quarter Midget … more
by Kyle Herschelman   Boredom, or some equivalent to it, got Paul Schnarre into coaching, just seven short years after graduating from Nokomis High School in 1966. Success is what kept him … more
In many sports, there are unsung heroes. Most of the time, it is the defense.  Mattison Morgan, a Litchfield graduate and St. Louis College of Pharmacy soccer player, loved being a defensive … more
Ethan Chestnut of Sorento has received his license to race professionally with the motocross industry, and will race in the first outdoor national this year at the Ironman Raceway in Crawfordsville, … more
From the Nokomis Braves and Redskins to the Glenwood Titans to the Louisville Cardinals, Reid Detmers has looked good in red for a long time. Now, the young pitcher has a chance to keep the same … more
He started his college track and field career from scratch, but Witt native David Martin ended as a two-time national champion.  The Greenville University decathlete won National Christian … more
Montgomery County native Rebecca (Becca) Marsch’s life-long love for motorsports has taken her from demolition derbies at the Montgomery County Fair to coordinating pit parties for Monster Jam … more
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