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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
With the COVID-19 pandemic cancelling their original banquet in March, and things not looking good to have the event any time soon, the Lincolnwood High School boys basketball coaches took their … 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
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, everything has been a little different this year and the 2020 version of TEAM Memorial Playday is no exception. On Monday, June 15, the TEAM Committee announced that … 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
Father’s Day is just a few days away, but Litchfield’s Jordan Morgan has already given her dad something memorable this month. “I don’t tell him it enough, but he … more
“Life is complicated. Life is going to throw all kinds of obstacles in your way. All I can tell you is what works for me: be true to yourself, don’t do fake, and above all else, keep on … 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
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors has approved Return to Play Guidelines developed within the current structure of Governor Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan that … 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
Only a few months after selling the Midwest Royals All-Star Cheer Gym, Beth Cherry is stepping into her next phase, Be Still Yoga and Meditation. Cherry’s newest venture is a faith based … more
When he entered MacMurray College, Nokomis graduate Derek Bourke did so as an older freshman.  Maybe the fact that he was 22 years old, the typical age of most traditional seniors in college, … more
The Nokomis Athletic Club is moving forward with plans for their annual golf outing, the Arrowhead Open.  The seventh annual Arrowhead Open is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Indian … more
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