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The St. Joseph-Ogden football team will travel to Maroa-Forysth on Oct. 10 to take on the Trojans.
Maroa-Forsyth will come to St. Joseph in 2015.
After that, the two football teams may not play each other again.
Tom Michael will have his eyes and ears open when he heads to Charleston as Eastern Illinois’ newest athletic director.
Although they finished their first year as a co-op team with a sub-.500 record, the hard work of the Villa Grove/Heritage softball team was recognized by the News-Gazette.
Five members of the Blue Devils were named to the newspaper’s All-Area Team last month.
Leading the VG/H contingent was senior infielder/pitcher Miranda Pruitt, who received special mention recognition.
The St. Joseph-Ogden High School softball program was well-represented when the News-Gazette named its All-Area Team this week.
A total of seven Spartans were were honored with All-Area designations, with two players named to the first team, one to the second team, while two received special mention and two more were given honorable mention status.
The St. Joseph-Ogden baseball season didn't reach its intended destination.
The revamped Okaw Valley Conference St. Joseph-Ogden is set to join this upcoming school year might get another revamping.
In early May the Sangamo Conference voted to invite Maroa-Forsyth into the league.
Even though they did not make it to the sectional championship game this season, 2014 was anything but a failure for the St. Joseph-Ogden High School girls’ softball team.
The Tremont Turks managed just one run off St. Joseph-Ogden starting pitcher Tori Witruk on May 29 in Paxton but that was enough to eliminate the Spartans from the Illinois High School Association’s Class 2A sectional softball tournament.
Tremont’s 1-0 victory ended the Spartans’ season.
Only one baseball team in Class 2A ultimately winds up euphoric and ecstatic when the season ends.
The state champion.
For more than two months, St. Joseph-Ogden had the look and feel of a team that could contend for a Class 2A state title.
The day the podiums come out at the state track and field meet is one all competitors look forward to.
Finding a spot is something all athletes strive for all season.
The St. Joseph-Ogden boys track and field team competed in two events last Saturday during the Class 1A finals, but were unable to come away with any athletes on the podium.