OAKWOOD — IHSA Class 1A soccer tournament action got started on Saturday when Oakwood/Salt Fork took on Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Westville.

With the onset of autumn, the school year is in full swing, pumpkin lattes are steaming – and Illinois deer are feeling amorous. The Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois Department of Natural Resources are reminding motorists to be vigilant during deer mating season as the anim…

CHAMPAIGN — The name Dick Butkus, when uttered, strikes fear into anyone who knew what he was about or how he played the game of football.

FITHIAN — When Oakwood defeated Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin last season, it was the spark needed for the Comets to reach the IHSA playoffs.

HOOPESTON — The Oakwood and Hoopeston Area volleyball teams played three sets of spirited action on Tuesday before the Comets would win 25-16, 19-25, 25-23.

Girls and boys ages 10-17 are invited to participate in a free Illinois Department of Natural Resources Youth Wingshooting Clinic and Pheasant Hunt on Nov. 9 at Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area near Kewanee.

MINNEAPOLIS — Rodney Smith ran for a career-best 211 yards and a touchdown, Shannon Brooks added 111 rushing yards and a touchdown in his second game back from injury and Minnesota totaled 332 yards on the ground against Illinois in a 40-17 win on Saturday afternoon.

CAYUGA, Ind. — The North Vermillion football team have won the last six out of the last seven Wabash River Conference championships and face one major step to add to that recent run on Friday.

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The Associated Press Top 10 Indiana high school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through games of Tuesday, October 01, 2019, rating points and previous rankings:

GARY, Ind. — All of pieces were in place for the Danville Vikings to have a major letdown on Saturday afternoon.

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Obituaries

Leon Snyder, 74, of Hillsboro, passed away October 11, 2019. Funeral 2:00 PM Thursday October 17 2019 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg; visitation will begin at 12:00 Noon on Thursday October 17, 2019

James Donald Cappellano, 56, formerly of Danville, passed way October 10, 2019. He was born July 31, 1963. Preceded in death by son, Justin Lee Cappellano, and mother-in-law, Shirley Lemley. Survived by wife of 35 years, Jody Cappellano, Clarence, Ill.; son James Donald Cappellano Jr. (Ashle…