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Jannah Mullen knew Lake Land college was the place for her.
The St. Joseph-Ogden volleyball player signed her letter of intent to play
for the Lakers on Dec. 9.
“I decided on Lake Land because I’ve heard nothing but good things about
the school and I’ve seen lots of good things and people come out of the
program in the past few years,” she said.
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.
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.
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.
Parker picks Purdue
St. Joseph-Ogden pitcher Dalton Parker knew from the moment he stepped on
Purdue’s campus he wanted to attend college there.
“The education is one of the best in the country,” he said.
Parker has signed his letter of intent to play baseball for the Boilermakers.
PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda school board narrowly rejected an
invitation for PBL High School’s athletic programs to join the Okaw Valley
Conference Wednesday night.
The 4-3 vote came a little over a year after the board voted 5-2 to turn
down a previous invitation.
PBL High School Principal Travis Duley received a mailed invitation on
Another top regional seed. Another expectation of a deep postseason run.
And another possible season with at least 30 wins.
To help tune up for the regional tournament this week, the Villa Grove/Heritage baseball team moved up a class (or two) for games against some very good teams.
And although the Hawks lost all three games, two of the losses were by one run apiece, and Hawks’ coach Wade Czerwonka felt that his team is ready to make a run at a regional championship.
The Villa Grove/Heritage baseball team got its 2015 season underway with a slate of games against some of the better teams in east central Illinois, and took their lumps in a few of the contests, but also showed the potential for playing good baseball as the season progresses.
The St. Joseph-Ogden baseball season didn't reach its intended destination.