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Last year, the St. Joseph-Ogden soccer team finished with a 16-6-3 record and were a play or two away from a second straight regional title.
On Aug. 13, the first day the IHSA allows soccer teams to officially practice, the Spartans will set their upcoming coals for this season, said head coach Richard Vetter.
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.