Have you gotten over the shock of the new sticker price for your boat trailer? I got my renewals for my three trailers and, what used to cost me $18 apiece now cost me $118 apiece; what has cost me $54 a year now has risen to $354 a year and most boat owners aren’t happy about it!

DANVILLE — Just after the Danville Dashers prematurely ended its season, its time in Danville could also be cut off prematurely.

North Vermillion athletics director Martin Brown had been working on schedules for a possible spring season.

We are about to reach April 1st and you need to purchase a new fishing, hunting, or combination license; have you got yours yet?

Like most sports traditions, high school basketball all-star games have been a chance to see some of the best senior players play against each other.

CHAMPAIGN — In a normal spring semester at the University of Illinois, Lovie Smith and the Fighting Illini football team would be going through workouts for spring practice in preparation for the annual spring game sometime next month.

DANVILLE — The Danville Dashers’ season was supposed to start going into a new level.

BISMARCK — Family and togetherness is the basis of Susan Kentner’s years as volleyball coach as Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin.

FRISCO, Texas — In an free agency period that has seen a lot of turnover, Danville’s Justin March decided to stay put.

COVINGTON, Ind. — The Covington High School gym includes pictures of teams that advanced past IHSAA regional play.

CAYUGA, Ind. — While most schools and activities in the area have kept hope of continuing schools and play at the end of the month, North Vermillion has extended its break.


Winter Sports Tournament Glance PREP BOYS BASKETBALL IHSAA Class 2A State Series All times Eastern Western Boone Sectional Tuesday, March 3

The North Vermillion sixth grade girls team won a tournament on Feb. 29th at South Vermillion High School. Team members, from left to right, are: Front row, Ava Pearman, Autumn Hayden, Kayanna Smith, Cadence Dunham and Kera Dunham. Back row, Selena Ziebert, Daelynn Spivey, Madison Baker, Chl…

Seeger’s Kiley White signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Danville Area Community College: Back (L-R): DACC head coach Erika Harris, Seeger head coach Brent Rademacher and DACC assistant coach Hannah Cronk (L-R): Kyle White, father, Kiley White, signee and Mindy White, mother.

Last Sunday I told my readers that I saw my first robin and on Wednesday of this week I saw my first red-winged blackbird and my first bluebird. After yesterday’s cold temperatures, these birds tell me spring is here!

BISMARCK — Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin had a lot of success on the courts this season.



DANVILLE — With fears of the coronavirus growing and growing, local and state sport institutions had to make some tough choices.


After 16 teams were able to qualify for the NJCAA Division II Tournament, the teams found out their seeds and who they would play in the first round on Tuesday.

BLOOMINGTON — With the best in the Big Twelve Conference in attendance, the Danville High School girls track team made its own impact.

ROSEMONT — To finish a strong season, the Illinois men's basketball team took home some hardware from the Big Ten Conference.


I went out to dump my truck earlier this week and was greeted by a flock of robins. These were the first robins I had seen this year and I saw quite a few others that day.


CHAMPAIGN — Four University of Illinois seniors are ready for their final home game at State Farm Center on Sunday and it will have a ton of stakes involved.

PONTIAC — Big-time players step up in pivotal moments.


This Week's Circulars


Ajay Avonta Walker, 2-week-old infant of Danville left this world to be cuddled in Jesus' arms on April 2, 2020. He is the son of Adrianna Conner and Jiquary Walker. Ajay has a big brother, Ace Stancle (age 2). In addition, Ajay leaves behind his grandparents, Cheryl (Chuck) Rheynardof Westv…