Newton varsity football coach Jason Fulton was a bit more energetic in his post-game ritual of hugging his daughter due to a balanced team effort that led to 28 unanswered points in a 28-14 win over Lawrenceville Friday night.
The Effingham Flaming Hearts used a dominant first half to help crush the Bulldogs of Mahomet-Seymour Friday 49-7 in an Apollo Conference matchup led by a combined four touchdowns from dual-threat quarterback Nate Shackelford at military appreciation night.
Tim and Lisa Mueller welcomed their first grandchild into the world on a November morning in 2017. That afternoon they learned Tim had colon cancer. For the Neoga High School track coach, the diagnosis was just another hurdle.
NEOGA — Tim and Lisa Mueller welcomed their first grandchild into the world on a November morning in 2017. That afternoon they learned Tim had colon cancer.
The St. Anthony Buldlogs used a three-hit complete-game shutout from Kaden Fearday on the mound to help defeat the Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg Hatchets Tuesday, 6-0 in National Trail Conference play.
The Newton Eagles ran into buzz saw against Casey-Westfield’s Storm Washburn. The running back rushed 237 yards and all three of his team’s touchdowns while breaking through an inexperienced front seven that was without Sam Wheat for most of the game and Adam Bridges for the second half lead…
The twenty-eighth annual Crossroads Classic Volleyball Tournament returns to Effingham this weekend. Generally regarded as the strongest high school tournament in Illinois south of the Chicago area, it is loaded with powerful teams. That is probably the most exciting facet of this event. You…
St. Anthony head golf coach Phil Zaccari checks his mail at school without much fanfare. Sitting in his mail slot last Friday, was a letter sent from the Illinois High School Association like a specter haunting the living.
You wouldn’t have known that St. Anthony’s Logan Antrim hadn’t pitched yet this fall season by how the lefty fared against Altamont Saturday morning. Buoyed by a three run second inning by his teammates, the junior lefty who broke his wrist in the summer struck out seven while walking four t…
The Effingham Flaming Hearts defeated the Lincoln Railsplitters Friday 46-7 in an Apollo Conference matchup as well as the Flaming Hearts’ first home game.
After a comeback win over the Knights of Breese Mater Dei in the season opener, head coach Brett Hefner and the Effingham Flaming Hearts find themselves in an unfamiliar position, 1-0 after Week 1.
Effingham’s Hayley Diveley (24) and Kennedy Sowell (28) attempt to block a tip from St. Anthony’s Ada Rozene (12) during their Pink Out matchup Tuesday evening at St. Anthony High School.
St. Anthony’s Stella Passalacqua and Taylor Ritz try to block an Effingham spike during their Pink Out matchup Tuesday afternoon at St. Anthony High School. Chet Piotrowski Jr. photo/Piotrowski Studios
This Week's Circulars
Richard Doyle "Dick" Winterrowd age 85 of Effingham, formerly of Newton, passed away Friday, September 20, 2019 at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Effingham. Arrangements are pending at the Crain Funeral Home, Newton. Online condolences may be offered at www.crainfuneral.com.
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- Effingham Event Center to change leadership
- Second liquor license sought in Beecher City
- Outdoor Dining
- County board resolution supports state constitution change
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- A gene-editing first: scientists tried CRISPR to fight HIV
- Georgia man killed in I-70 crash
- Golden Corral coming to Effingham; to fill Ryan’s Buffet site in 2020