Blue and Gold Kickoff to take place Friday

Villa Grove High School will be hosting Blue and Gold Night this Friday evening at Russ Ghere Field. This event will give the public their first opportunity to see the fall sports teams at Villa Grove High School, as well as the Villa Grove/Heritage co­op.

Gatorade kickoff to take place Friday

Bring some Gatorade and see the fall St. Joseph-Ogden sports teams in action on Friday night.
The SJO Fan Club is holding the second SJO Gatorade Kickoff night.
There is no admission fee but those attending are encouraged to bring Gatorade for the sports teams.  Any amount of Gatorade and any flavor will be accepted.  

Parker headed to Purdue

ST. JOSEPH — All 40 rounds of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft eventually concluded Saturday night.

Dalton Parker didn’t keep refreshing Twitter on Saturday so the recent St. Joseph-Ogden graduate could see if he was one of 1,216 draft picks this June.

Parker plays waiting game

Dalton Parker will remember this past week for some time.

And this upcoming weekend possibly even longer.

The St. Joseph-Ogden pitcher could find himself a Major League Baseball draft pick at some point over the next 48 hours.

Blue Devils' season comes to an end


The Villa Grove/Heritage softball team saw its 2016 season come to a close in the first round of the Tuscola Class 2A Regional tournament when the Blue Devils dropped a 14-0 decision at Sullivan on Monday, May 16.

Hawks lose to Mahomet

The Villa Grove/Heritage baseball Hawks closed out their regular season with four games, including three contests against larger schools. The fact that the Hawks won just one of the four contests was overshadowed by the opportunity to work on different aspects of their game and the chance to keep the pitching staff loose and ready to go for the postseason.

Blue Devil takes eighth

The Villa Grove/Heritage girls’ track and field team closed out its season on Friday, May 13, by competing in the Salt Fork Class 1A sectional meet in Catlin.
The Blue Devils did not have anyone finish among the top six positions in any of the events, and did not receive a team score.

Girls advance to state

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With the girls’ state track and field championships on the horizon, the St. Joseph-Ogden Lady Spartans will be well represented in Charleston next weekend.

Spartans place second at Classic

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Boys take second at Classic

The track programs at St. Joseph-Ogden High School continue their success this season, and as conference and sectional meets draw closer, the level of competition among the athletes will increase along with the anticipation of those events.

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