La Salle-Peru alumnus Bo Windy has published another book on area sports.
Walsh recently put out a book titled, “The Final Report: Big 8 Conference,” which covers the league’s history from 1935-65.
The book includes a summary of L-P’s time in the conference, a year by year look of L-P’s performance in the league, a look at L-P’s first boys basketball Sweet 16 team in 1937, a list of L-P boys basketball all-state selections through 1965, a list of L-P’s swimming state champions and more.
The cost of the book is $13. To order, please mail a check made out to Robert “Bo” Windy and send to 1112 31 St., Peru, IL, 61354.
Windy’s previous books include one on the history of L-P athletics and the history of baseball in the Illinois Valey.
L-P volleyball players named All-Interstate Eight
La Salle-Peru senior Kenzie DeFosse was unanimously selected to the All-Interstate Eight Conference team.
L-P senior Ashley Urbanski also was named all-conference, while seniors Jaidynne Lash and Ella Thompson were honorable mention selections.
Mendota volleyball players earn All-BNC honors
Mendota senior Jaelyn Fitzgerald was named First-Team All-Big Northern Conference.
Senior Ella Massey was voted second team, while senior Jenna O’Donnell was an honorable mention selection.
Area volleyball players earn All-TCC honors
Putnam County senior Sophia Harris and Henry-Senachwine junior Nakeita Kessling were voted Second-Team All-Tri-County Conference.
Putnam County senior Gabbie Smith and Henry junior Hope Self were named to the third team.
Seneca senior Maddie Bromberek and Roanoke-Benson senior Kamryn Kearfott were voted co-Tri-County Conference Players of the Year.
IVCC golfers earn all conference
Four IVCC men’s golfers earned spots on the All-Arrowhead Conference First Team for finishing in the top 10 in the season standings.
Putnam County graduate Ian Roach finished second in the season standings, while fellow PC alumnus Ben Cyr, Bureau Valley graduate Colton Novotny and Fieldcrest alumnus Clay Wells finished fourth, fifth, sixth, respectively.
Sign-up underway for Ottawa adult softball
The Ottawa City Recreation Men’s and Women’s Summer Adult Softball League is accepting rosters for the 2021 season.
Leagues available are men’s 14-inch slow pitch, women’s 12-inch slow pitch and women’s 12-inch fast pitch.
Rosters are due May 26.
Roster forms are available at Ottawa City Hall, the Ottawa YMCA, Sam’s Pizza and online at ottawarecreation.org/adult-softball/.
For more information, call (815) 830-1677.