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  • Henton takes over Dustbowl DANVILLE — All it took for Jason Henton to take over organizing the Dustbowl was a phone call.The Danville native heard the East Central Illinois Community Action Agency was thinking about ending organization duties, but Henton took the charge.“I jus

    July 18, 2014

  • SPT- CN0717- Dans photo 1 Sliders shut down Dans DANVILLE — Springfield left-hander Tyler Feece feels right at home on the Danville Stadium mound.The redshirt freshman-to-be from Illinois State University made his fourth start of the summer against the Danville Dans — all in Danville — and the sout

    July 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • SPT - CN0716 - Dans Driver photo Driver becomes part of the team

    DANVILLE — Bus drivers don’t usually practice baseball, but some do.Dave Youngdahl is no ordinary bus driver for Campbell Bus Lines. He has transported multiple teams in the Prospect League including the Danville Dans. He was the regular Dans bus dri

    July 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • Bryant leads Danville past Springfield SPRINGFIELD — Danville Dans shortstop Austin Bryant moved back into his normal batting spot on Tuesday night.The senior-to-be from Middle Tennessee State had spent the previous three games batting fifth in his team’s lineup, but against the Springfie

    July 16, 2014

  • Vermilion County Speedway results LocalAUTO RACINGSundayAt Vermilion County SpeedwayUMP Late Models1. Shannon Babb, Moweaqua2. Jason Feger, Bloomington3. Brandon Sheppard4. Brian Shirley5. Tanner English6. Darin Friedman7. Jay Morris8. Ryan Unzicker9. McKay Wenger10. Steve Lance, Jr.

    July 15, 2014

  • SPT - CN0715 - VCS photo 2 Babb conquers the mud OAKWOOD — The fact that Shannon Babb won his fifth UMP Summernationals race at Vermilion County Speedway on Sunday was not a surprise, but the fact that the track was ready to run was a surprise to some.After rain on Saturday and early Sunday morning

    July 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Prospect League Glance COLLEGIATE BASEBALLProspect League GlanceOverall standingsEast Division W L GBx-Chillicothe Paints 26 12 —West Virginia Miners 26 15 1.5Butler Blue Sox 23 17 4Champion City Kings 16 23 10.5Lorain County Ironmen 16 24 11Richmond RiverRats 14 25 12.5We

    July 15, 2014

  • SPT - CN0715 - GRFC West mug Buffaloes hire new football coach GEORGETOWN — Getting an opportunity to run his own high school football program is something that Nathan West has been planning to do since graduating from Oakwood High School.On Monday night, the Georgetown-Ridge Farm school board approved his hire

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Local Sports Calendar TODAYLegion BaseballDanville Post 210 Speakers at Rantoul, 6 p.m.Prospect League BaseballDanville Dans at Springfield Sliders, 6:35 p.m.WEDNESDAYProspect League BaseballSpringfield Sliders at Danville Dans, 6:30 p.m.THURSDAYProspect League BaseballHa

    July 15, 2014

  • Danville gets pounded at Terre Haute TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The first-ever Battle at the Border is going to come down to the final game of the season between the Terre Haute Rex and the Danville Dans.The series between the Prospect League’s West Division teams was evened up at five games a

    July 15, 2014

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