DANVILLE — For the DACC men’s basketball team, it is time to start at one.

On Tuesday of this week, I saw a flock of geese go over Georgetown. There were geese as far as my eyes could see; there were many v’s within this huge mass of birds. On Wednesday, as well as Thursday night, I saw and herd a large flock of sandhill cranes flying over my house, their weird sou…

VEEDERSBURG, Ind. — The Seeger wrestling team showed on Saturday that they are above and beyond the rest in the Wabash River Conference.

COVINGTON, Ind. — In a battle with two of the top teams in the Wabash River Conference, Covington found a way to take a 32-30 lead at halftime against Parke Heritage.

The archery deer season in Illinois ends Sunday, which brings the deer season to a close. Final totals for the entire season will be out soon. The Canada goose season extends thru Jan. 31st in our zone.

CAYUGA, Ind. — The North vermillion girls basketball team battled for three quarters, but could not deliver in the fourth as it lost to Southmont 41-35 on Monday.

CAYUGA, Ind. — The North Vermillion wrestling team had four pins, but lost out to Cloverdale 42-36 on Thursday.

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Illinois women's basketball team had a rough start to the Big Ten season as they lost to Nebraska 78-72 on Thursday.

WATERTOWN, Wis. — Amy Montgomery didn’t think there would be a season for her and the Marantha Baptist University women’s soccer team.

MURRAY, Ky. — Oakwood alum Katelyn Young has already won an award in her freshman season at Murray State.

ATHENS, Ohio — The Notre Dame women’s basketball team started the season on Friday with a new coach and a new outlook.

Around this time each year, I think back to the days I used to spend in the woods hunting deer, setting traps and just trying to learn.

The firearm deer season is happening this weekend and the first half of the season will end on Sunday. Please be careful in the woods this weekend whether you are a hunter or just spending some time outdoors. I should have results by next Sunday.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Federal Prospects Hockey League and its board of Governors have come to an agreement on how best to proceed for the season.

COVINGTON, Ind. — After a close first quarter, the Seeger girls basketball team poured on the offense to defeat Covington 50-15 in Wabash River Conference action on Thursday.

Hunters in Illinois should think safety before, during and after their time in the field this fall and winter as waterfowl, upland game, furbearer, and firearm and archery deer seasons provide ample opportunity to enjoy time in the outdoors in Illinois.

GEORGETOWN — Hayden Copass made his mind up a long time and he made things official this week.

MONTEZUMA, Ind. — The North Vermillion girls basketball team lost to Riverton Parke 47-45 in Wabash River Conference action on Thursday.

ROSSVILLE, Ind. — The Seeger girls basketball team kept its unbeaten start going on Thursday with a 36-23 win over Rossville.

Seeger Patriot sophomore Peyton Martin stiff arms Western Boone Stars freshman Cannon Brunes during the first half of the IHSAA Sectional 37 championship game on Patriot Field Friday evening. The Patriots lost the game 42-12 and ends their season at 8-3. More information on the game will be …

Are you enjoying this summer-like weather? This weekend will be spectacular for outdoor activity. Please be careful with any fires outdoors as the area is still very dry and, with the winds we have been having, a fire will spread very quickly and can quickly get out-of-control.

The private organization that governs high school sports in the state voted Wednesday to begin the basketball season next month — defying the new guidance for winter sports that Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health outlined a day earlier.

Indiana girls basketball starts next week and local Wabash River Conference teams have more than just Covid-19 to worry about.

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police are alerting waterfowl hunters to avoid state and federal baiting violations by not hunting from fields damaged by recent field fires in Illinois.

OAKWOOD — The Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin cross country teams swept the team and individual titles on Tuesday at the Vermilion County cross country meet at Kickapoo State Park.

ATTICA, Ind. — With only 14 players available, the Attica football team rallied back and would defeat North Vermillion 30-28.

COVINGTON, Ind. — The recent outbreak at Covington High School have hit the football team at the wrong time.

OAKWOOD — Rain turned out to be the winner at least for Tuesday at the Vermilion County cross country meet.

PEKIN — Doubles play has been a strength for the Danville girls tennis team and it showed in the first day of an IHSA Class 2A sectional on Friday.

The big drought that we are in is going to have some long-lasting effects on the area around Danville and, if we don’t get the good rains of October before the ground begins to freeze, there could have a problem.

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