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Lincoln Trail All Conference Volleyball Team Announced

The Lincoln Trail Conference All Conference volleyball team for the 2018 season has been announced. The undefeated league champion Wethersfield Flying Geese lead the way with four players named to the first team. The United Red Storm placed two players…

Orion Pulls Out Another Playoff Thriller

For the second week in a row the Orion Chargers mounted a final drive to pull out a winner in the Class 2A playoffs. Orion’s touchdown with :53 left beat Rockridge 21-17. The Rockets last gasp attempt ended with an…

Lincoln Trail All-Conference Football Team Announced

The 2018 Lincoln Trail All Conference Football team has been announced.  Undefeated league champion Princeville placed nine players on the first team offense and defense.  Annawan-Wethersfield had 10 players named to both squads.  Mercer County had two players named to…

Chargers, Bravettes Season Ends, Geese Advance

The Orion Chargers were stopped in the first round at the Class 2A Riverdale Volleyball Sectional Monday night.  Lena-Winslow topped Orion in straight games, 25-17, 25-17.  Orion closes out the season with a 33-5 record.  In the other semi-final, Galena…

Rockets, Charges Advance, Eagles Fall In Playoff Openers

The Mercer County Golden Eagles were knocked out of the playoffs in the first round for the fifth straight year while Rockridge and Orion set up a rematch of week nine in Class 2A action Saturday. Mercer County rallied to…