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.

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — The Covington No. 1 doubles team of Nolan and Myles Potter won an IHSAA sectional title on Thursday with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Benjamin Goshen and Caleb Swearingen.

Did you know that in 1935 or 1936 the Little Vermilion River was listed in one of the three major outdoor sports magazines of that time as being the best smallmouth bass fishing in Illinois. I was told this by a friend of mine who remembers seeing it in either Outdoor Life, Sports Afield or …

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — The Covington volleyball team had a slow start, but was able to beat Crawfordsville on Thursday 14-25, 25-17, 25-22, 25-19.

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — The Covington No. 1 doubles team of Nolan and Myles Potter won an IHSAA sectional title on Thursday with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Benjamin Goshen and Caleb Swearingen.

INDIANAPOLIS — The IHSAA announced the draw for the 48th annual Football State Tournament on Thursday with games set to start Oct. 23.

WATSEKA — Armstrong-Potomac’s Anna Duden advanced to sectional action on Wednesday in a IHSA Class 1A regional at Shewami Golf Course.

NORMAL — The Danville boys golf team ended the season with a ninth-place finish in an IHSA Class 2A regional on Tuesday at Weibring Golf Club.

KANKAKEE — The Hoopeston Area boys golf team ended their season on Tuesday in an IHSA Class 1A regional at the Kankakee Elks Golf Club.

WEST LEBANON, Ind. — The Seeger volleyball team played close, but could not get past Southmont on Tuesday, losing 25-20, 25-23, 25-18.

MONTEZUMA, Ind. — The Seeger boys and girls cross country teams each easily won Wabash River Conference titles on Tuesday in the WRC meet at Riverton Parke High School.

COVINGTON, Ind. — The Covington volleyball team survived a tough first game against South Vermillion, but was able to cruise for a 26-24, 25-9, 25-14 win on Tuesday.

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — While the Covington tennis team's season is done, the season for doubles team Nolan and Myles Potter continues.

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — The Fountain Central boys tennis team cruised in regional semifinal action on Tuesday against Southmont.

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