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    Two area persons were named for honors by the Illinois High School Association. Patti Blumhurst was named official of the year in girls volleyball. Jerzy Marszalek of Sheridan was given the same honor for his work in Boys Track and Field. Blumhurst, Marszalek and and 20 others will be re…

   Despite losing the lead and Saturday's game, Mike Filippini was pleased with his Red Devils. The Hall mens team lost to Kewanee in a Marseilles tourney semi-final 71-56. During the third quarter, the Boilermakers ground away at Hall's eleven point lead. Starting the fourth, Hall lead 50 –…

   The Illinois Radio Network reports Illinois high schools have voted to keep football conferences. Schools voted 374 – 241 to rescind a plan to replace conferences with district scheduling. District scheduling had only been approved one year earlier.

Legendary coaches, a star player and state champion team from Starved Rock Country are going into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Here's the 2019 Basketball Preview show hosted by Jeremy Aitken. Boys and Girls coaches from LP, St. Bede, Hall and Putnam County are featured.

  The Newark Lady Norsemen have a title and hardware to bring home. In the State Title Volleyball match Saturday, Newark dispatched Glasford-Illini Bluffs 25 -19 and 25 – 22. Newark ends their season at 41 – 2.

It's been ten years since the LP Cavaliers have played post-season football. The IHSA has selected LP to continue their football season. Their opponent will be known later Saturday night. LP's record is currently 5 -4.

Congratulations to the Ottawa's tennis duo, Ella Marvel and Regan O'Fallon. The two took fifth place at State Saturday in Buffalo Grove. They defeated Alli Brumleve and Macy Probst of Teutopolis.

Get ready for LP football with a 2019 schedule magnet!  Pick one up while they last at the Illinois Valley Community Hospital West Street information desk or the WLPO studios across from Illinois Valley Community College in Oglesby. 

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