SPORTS HEADLINES

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    THREE ‘CATS ATTACK - Wilmington limited Coal City to 55 yards rushing Friday thanks to its swarming defense. Making the stop on Coal City’s Ashton Harvey are (from left) Dominick Dingillo (59), Allan Richards (20) and Jacob Friddle (13).

    09/14/2021 - 4:38pm
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    WILDCAT SETTER Anna Liaromatis bumps the ball during a competitive game with Coal City last week.

    09/14/2021 - 4:35pm
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    REED-CUSTER’S Jace Christian stiff arms Lisle’s Tyrese Watson into the ground during a touchdown run that was called back in their 42-14 win over the Lions.

    09/14/2021 - 4:34pm
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    THE TIP BACK–Reed-Custer’s Alysha Fisher catches the Peotone defense by surprise and taps the ball over for a kill during Thursday’s match.

    09/14/2021 - 4:33pm
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    COAL CITY’S Molly Stiles fires back a return volley in her No. 1 singles match with GCMS. The Lady Coalers captured the match itself with a 5-0 shutout.

    09/14/2021 - 4:32pm
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    BREAKING THROUGH the Wilmington line for a short gain on Friday is junior Coaler Cason Headley (10).

    09/14/2021 - 4:31pm
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    LADY HUSTLE–Reed-Custer’s Mackenzie Keller was all over the court on Tuesday as she led in kills, had four digs, served up an ace and picked up a solo block.

    09/07/2021 - 8:22pm
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    ON THE RUN–Coal City’s Ashton Harvey keeps churning his legs as he powers through an arm tackle.

    09/07/2021 - 8:21pm
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    HISTORIC GAME–Reed-Custer’s Elliot Cassem hits the sidelines during his 87-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. The Comet running back broke the single game rushing record with 269 yards and three total touchdowns during their 56-34 win over Arcola.

    09/07/2021 - 8:20pm
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    DOUBLE DIP–Coal City’s Luke Hawkins scores one of his two goals in their contest against Wilmington that was held at Coal City High School.

    09/07/2021 - 8:18pm
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    TWO GOALS–Wilmington’s Erik Ostheim advances the ball down the field during Thursday’s game against Peotone. Ostheim had two unassisted goals in the game.

    09/07/2021 - 8:18pm
  • Photos by Alyssa Ohlund
    STIFF ARM – Wildcat running back Colin James takes the ball right at a Johnsburg defender, using a stiff arm to shield his way, during Friday’s 28-13 victory. The undefeated Wildcats play at Coal City Friday.

    09/07/2021 - 8:16pm
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    STRAIGHT ARM TOUCHDOWN - Wilmington junior Colin James one-hands a Marengo defender while making his way to the end zone on Friday to score a 3-yard touchdown.

    08/31/2021 - 4:18pm
  • Photos by Angela Rose
    FLAWLESS–Reed-Custer’s Jake McPherson rolls out to his left keeping his eyes downfield. McPherson was impressive on Friday completing all of his passes for 132 yards with four touchdowns in their 60-0 win over th Elmwood Park Tigers.

    08/31/2021 - 4:17pm
  • Photos by Shawn Long
    CLUTCH CATCH–Coal City’s Aydan Murphey races 59 yards down the sidelines on a screen pass that set his team up for an eventual field goal that would tie the game.

    08/31/2021 - 4:16pm

Wilmington Region

09/14/2021 - 5:15pm
Four downtown property owners have gotten approval from the Wilmington City Council to participate in the city’s facade improvement grant program. On Sept. 7, the City Council approved grant applications from four Water Street businesses/property...

Coal City Region

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COAL CITY HIGH School theatre students McKenna Patten and Derek Carlson rehearse a scene from the school's upcoming performance of "Alice in Wonderland."

09/14/2021 - 4:58pm
For three evenings in October a cast of 23 high schoolers will present “Alice in Wonderland.” The Coal City Theatre Department will present the play based on the children’s tale penned in 1865 by Lewis Carroll. The story follows Alice, young girl...

Braidwood Region

09/14/2021 - 5:10pm
Over the past several years, the Braidwood Area Healthy Community Coalition (BAHCC) has expanded from a grassroots effort to educate the public on the dangers of abuse of drugs and alcohol to a civic organization dedicated to serving the community....

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