DANVILLE — With a bunch of seniors from last season’s 8-3 team gone, the Danville High School football team will be young.

COVINGTON, Ind. — Down 3-0 at halftime, the Covington soccer team battled back on Saturday with a 5-4 win over Greencastle.

WESTFIELD, Ind. -- Maybe it was the heat. Or the familiarity. Or just the naturally violent rhythms of professional football.

If you’ve been waiting for fall to arrive, you are going to get a little taste of it this week as a cold front is scheduled to move through on Tuesday bringing early fall-like temperatures to the area for the remainder of the week.

DANVILLE — After a summer of work, the Danville High football team got to get in some action on Friday with its scrimmage at the Wayland-Young Athletic Complex.

HOOPESTON — After improving to two victories last season, the Hoopeston Area/Schlarman Academy/Armstrong-Potomac football team wants to improve by even greater heights.

BELLEVILLE — The Danville high school girls tennis team started the season on Friday and lost 7-1 to Belleville East.

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EVANSTON — Northwestern quarterback Clayton Thorson got married in June, danced at the wedding and honeymooned in West Palm Beach.

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SOUTH BEND, Ind.— How quickly Brandon Wimbush forgets how his 2017 season ended could determine how successful Notre Dame is in 2018.

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CHAMPAIGN — A year's worth of experience, intensive strength training and an emerging leader at quarterback could combine to give Illinois a realistic shot at winning some games.

GEORGETOWN — Getting back to the playoffs is something that is on Georgetown-Ridge Farm head football coach Josh Cavanaugh’s mind, and judging by the number of players that he has coming back from last season, that task isn’t that far out of reach.

VALPARAISO, Ind. — Oakwood native Casey Fletcher found a new home on Thursday.

BISMARCK — It is rare when a team loses 12 seniors and only 1 returning senior starter can a team say that they have good varsity experience.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Sharpie in hand, Purdue offensive tackle Grant Hermanns scribbled signature after signature on the Boilermaker football posters during Saturday's fan day. For a minute, don't look at what he wrote. Instead, look at where.

CAYUGA, Ind. — A winning record is always good.

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DETROIT — When a major league player hits his first home run, his team usually needs to negotiate with a fan to get the ball.

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ST. LOUIS — John Gant homered for his first major league hit and pitched one-run ball into the sixth inning, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 6-4 on Tuesday night for their season-high seventh consecutive victory.

DANVILLE — Both the Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin and Danville boys golf teams are going with youth this season and Tuesday was a chance for both teams to show that youth.

COVINGTON, Ind. — Covington goes into the football season with a roster full of veterans as the team only lost two seniors and a few other players who transferred away or opted to not to play this year.

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ST. LOUIS — Paul DeJong handed the Washington Nationals a second straight walk-off loss, capping a back-and-forth finish with a game-ending solo homer in the ninth inning of the St. Louis Cardinals’ 7-6 victory Monday night.

TERRE AHUTE, Ind — In the opener for the Covington boys tennis team, it was the doubles teams that were the difference.

TOLEDO, Ohio — The Post 210 Gold Speakers baseball team wanted to prove something this week at the American Legion Great Lakes Regional.

WESTFIELD, Ind. -- It was a small gain. Just 3 yards off the right guard.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jack Flaherty got a lift from St. Louis' lineup, and the rookie right-hander made the most of it.

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CHICAGO — Ryan Zimmerman hit two home runs off a shaky Jon Lester and tied a career high with six RBIs, sending the Washington Nationals over the Chicago Cubs 9-4 on Saturday.

CHAMPAIGN — Playing college football can sometimes be grueling. But switching positions from defense to offense takes a special kind of athlete.

Have you looked at the Big Vermilion River as you crossed Memorial Bridge this past week? If you look toward the east as you cross the bridge you can see the effects of the partial removal of the dam behind the Public Safety Building. The river has most definitely changed!

DANVILLE — Even after winning a state title with Schlarman Academy and earning a scholarship to Notre Dame, Anaya Peoples learned something new over the summer.

TOLEDO, Ohio — After getting past their first two games, the Post 210 Gold Speakers faced a major test in their third game at the Great Lakes Regional.