Zane Britton, just like many 10-year-old boys in Princeton, wanted to play football.He’s watched his friends do it and told his mom he wanted to join them. There was one catch. He’s confined to a wheelchair, paralyzed from the knees down, born with spina bifida.
The Bureau Valley and Rockridge football teams won the night with their actions after Friday night’s games.
With his daughters, Hannah and Neva, getting into high school with their busy sports schedules and activities, Sam Graves elected to step down as head coach at Rockridge after the 2018 season. After two years as an assistant he's back in charge.
As trainer of the Quad City River Bandits, the High A team for the Kansas City Royals, Brad Groleau got to take part in the very first Minor League baseball game played at the Field of Dreams site made famous by the 1989 movie.
The similarities between the Scott brothers are striking, right down to the No. 50 uniform both wore.
You couldn’t have blamed Matt Carpenter and Jordan Montgomery for walking into the wrong clubhouses and dugouts at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Friday night.
Roger Lowe hasn’t coached Princeton High School basketball for 30 years. But he can’t help but feel he’s right back on the bench these days.Tiger Central Live, PHS’ YouTube channel, is taking a trip down memory lane posting Tiger basketball classics during Lowe’s five-year stint.
There’s one voice and one voice only when it comes to boat racing, whether it’s in Wisconsin, Florida, Michigan or tiny DePue - Ray Rodda.
Eric Jagers dreamed as a kid about playing Major League Baseball one day. He’s got the next best thing. Jagers, 27, is the assistant pitching coach for the Cincinnati Reds, the youngest pitching coach in the Major Leagues.
You never know who you might see when you stop in for lunch at the Princeton Culver’s.
Jason Hecht was a promising athlete coming up at Morris High School, a member of the class of 1993. He had speed, quickness and “hops” with exceptional jumping ability. He lost his right eye to a devastating fireworks accident and nearly lost his left eye.
As a child of a parent who had the disease, Hillary Monier, 32, had a 50-percent chance to carry the SOD1 ALS gene. A year ago, she bravely was tested for it and found out she does carry the gene.
Mike and Maria Rosploch have their Little Angel in the Outfield. Now they have an All-Star to go with her in the infield
With diplomas in hand, area athletes around Bureau County are moving on to bigger and better things to pursue in the collegiate arenas.
Brant Vanaman was a shining star for the 2018 Hall Red Devils on the way to the Class 2A IHSA State baseball championship. Now he’s doing his best to help the University of Illinois-Springfield to the NCAA Division II Championship this weekend in Cary, N.C.