August 12, 2020 Local Stories in and Around St. Joseph, Illinois

Category: Athletics


SJO baseball adapting to strange times this spring: ‘The most difficult part is not seeing the players’

April 17, 2020

April 17, 2020

Ever since Josh Haley took control of the St. Joseph-Ogden High School baseball team, success has followed. So have solid...

Primmer trying to keep hope as SJO baseball waits on possible start to season

April 7, 2020

April 7, 2020

Blake Primmer’s senior season wasn’t supposed to play out like this. As the St. Joseph-Ogden High School baseball team was...

Duval ‘proud’ of seniors and season SJO boys’ basketball put together

March 30, 2020

March 30, 2020

Playing in front of a sold-out crowd inside the St. Joseph-Ogden High School gymnasium, Ty Pence let out a loud...

‘This team loves to compete’ SJO girls’ track and field continuing to train from home during pandemic as they wait for season to start

March 30, 2020

March 30, 2020

Fresh off tying for third place in Class 1A a season ago, needless to say the St. Joseph-Ogden High School...

Title time: SJO boys’ basketball to face unbeaten BHRA in regional championship game

February 28, 2020

February 28, 2020

Kiel Duval doesn’t mince words when describing the Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin boys’ basketball team. “They are really good,” the St. Joseph-Ogden High...

Izard, SJO boys’ basketball rolls in postseason opener

February 26, 2020

February 26, 2020

It wasn’t even close. The St. Joseph-Ogden High School boys’ basketball team picked the perfect time for its most lopsided...

Izard, Pence keep producing as SJO boys’ basketball vies for league title

February 21, 2020

February 21, 2020

Winning postseason hardware is arguably one of the main objectives for every high school boys’ basketball team. But so are...

Hallett gives back to SJO in multiple ways

February 21, 2020

February 21, 2020

Father. School resource officer. Assistant wrestling coach. All these terms describe Shawn Hallett. Hallett, who started as St. Joseph-Ogden High...

Immke, Wagner represent SJO at state wrestling meet

February 20, 2020

February 20, 2020

Win four consecutive wrestling matches. That’s what’s needed to win a state wrestling title. Sounds simple, right? Well, easier said...

Michael prepares for upcoming season

February 19, 2020

February 19, 2020

For Kylie Michael and the rest of the Eastern Illinois University volleyball team, the 2020 season has already started.  “For...