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Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight tops Bishop Mac after running IVC Table

Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight tops Bishop Mac after running IVC Table

After spending the past week running the table in their Illinois Valley Conference schedule, the Dwight Redbird 8th grade boys basketball team hosted Bishop Mac on Monday night, and came away with a 43-41 victory.

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Junior High Girls Basketball: St. George heading to State, Tri-Point Run falls Short

Junior High Girls Basketball: St. George heading to State, Tri-Point Run falls Short

Continuing their unbeaten run through the 2018 season, the St. George 8th Grade Lady Raiders defeated Markham Obama, 46-32 on Wednesday night to capture the Championship of the Lockport Taft Class 8-2A Sectional.

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Junior High Girls Basketball: Tri-Point topples Top-seed Cissna Park to capture Regional Championship

Junior High Girls Basketball: Tri-Point topples Top-seed Cissna Park to capture Regional Championship

The Tri-Point 8th Grade girls basketball team entered last week’s Crescent City Regional as the No. 3 seed, despite being undefeated against every team in the tournament field.

But the Lady Chargers used the decision as motivation, and after easily disposing of No. 6 seed St. Anne, clipped No. 2 seed and host Crescent City 24-20 to set up a championship showdown with No. 1 seed Cissna Park.

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Youth Hockey: Coyotes Teams post Strong Showing at Thanksgiving Tourneys

Youth Hockey: Coyotes Teams post Strong Showing at Thanksgiving Tourneys

This past weekend the Kankakee Coyotes Hockey Club 12U White and Maroon teams brought home Championship hardware from tournaments in Chicago and Bolingbrook.

Coyotes 10U and 8U teams also performed well, with the 10U Maroon team dropping a one-goal contest in their Championship matchup, while the 8U advanced to the semi-final round of their tournament.

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Youth Hockey: Coyotes gearing up for Season

Youth Hockey: Coyotes gearing up for Season

The Youth Hockey season is approaching, and the Kankakee Coyote Youth Hockey teams will be participating in a number of Thanksgiving Tournaments.

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Youth Football: Dwight wins Mighty Mite, Iroquois West captures Junior and Senior CIFL Championships

Youth Football: Dwight wins Mighty Mite, Iroquois West captures Junior and Senior CIFL Championships

The Dwight Township High School football field hosted the Central Illinois Football League Championships this past Saturday, with Dwight and Iroquois West bringing home championship hardware.

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Junior High Cross Country: Bishop Mac Boys finish 5th in State

Junior High Cross Country: Bishop Mac Boys finish 5th in State

The Bishop McNamara junior high boys Cross-Country team finished in fifth place at last weekend’s IESA Class 2A Boy’s State Meet held at Maxwell Park in Normal.

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Junior High Baseball: Bishop Mac falls in State Quarterfinal

Junior High Baseball: Bishop Mac falls in State Quarterfinal

The Bishop McNamara Junior High baseball team couldn’t overcome a dominant pitching performance from Teutopolis hurler Caleb Siemer during Friday afternoon’s quarterfinal match-up with the Wooden Shoes at Eastside Centre in East Peoria, as the Irish fell 5-1

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