Joe Pohar and Andrew Bollis had strong chemistry and complemented each other well, winning 25 matches and qualifying for the Class 1A State Tournament to help them earn NewsTribune Boys Tennis Players of the Year.
A look at the top boys tennis players in the NewsTribune area during the 2022 season.
The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp scored five runs in the top of the ninth inning to pull away from the Burlington Bees on Wednesday.
A look at the top softball players in the NewsTribune Area this season.
Maddy Pangrcic brought intangibles, big offensive numbers and solid defense to La Salle-Peru, which helped her earn NewsTribune Softball Player of the Year.
The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp fell behind by four runs en route to a 9-3 loss to the Quincy Gems on Tuesday in Quincy.
The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp beat the O'Fallon Hoots 11-4 on Saturday.
A look at the top baseball players in the NewsTribune Area this spring.
Putnam County junior Andrew Pyszka had an all-around offensive game this spring, helping the Panthers to 27 wins and a regional title to help him earn NewsTribune Baseball Player of the Year.
The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp gave up three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning in a 6-5 loss to the Cape Catfish on Friday.
The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp extended their winning streak to six games with a win over the Cape Catfish on Thursday.
The Fieldcrest football team is converting the school's old weight room into its locker room this summer.
Dio Cornet and Christion Cleary hit home runs Wednesday to help the Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp beat the Alton River Dragons.
St. Bede's Ryann Stoudt will continue her softball career at Quincy University.
La Salle-Peru's Chris Swayne and Princeton's Drew Harp represented their high school one more time on the football field as they played in the Illinois High School Shrine Game on Saturday.