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Junior High Baseball: Kankakee Regional Update

Junior High Baseball: Kankakee Regional Update

Opening round games for the Class 3A Kankakee Regional took place Monday afternoon.

No. 1 seed Manteno and No. 2 seed Limestone received first-round byes in single-elimination bracket, while the No. 4 seed Kays topped No. 5 seed Peotone, 11-2, and No. 3 seed Bourbonnais UGC used a big fifth inning to eliminated No. 6 seed Bradley-Central.

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Junior High Baseball: Kays' Harris, Hodges combine to no-hit Peotone

Junior High Baseball: Kays' Harris, Hodges combine to no-hit Peotone

When Jaden Hodges fanned the last batter of the game, to give the Kankakee Junior High baseball team an 8-1 win over Peotone, it sealed a combined no-hitter for Hodges and Kays’ starter Jaeden Harris.

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Junior High Softball: Peotone tops Beecher, Bishop Mac, Dwight, Manteno, and Reed-Custer Offenses Explode

Junior High Softball: Peotone tops Beecher, Bishop Mac, Dwight, Manteno, and Reed-Custer Offenses Explode

There was plenty of action around the area on the Junior High Softball diamonds this week. Peotone and Beecher battled with the Lady Cats falling 5-1 to the Devils, while Bishop Mac, Dwight, Manteno, and Reed-Custer all exploded from the batters box posting big wins.

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Junior High Softball: Manteno advances, Dwight falls

Junior High Softball: Manteno advances, Dwight falls

With Saturday’s 7-3 victory over Peotone, the Manteno junior high softball team will head to the Class AA Regional Championship game Monday night to face host, and top-seed Beecher.

For Dwight, Saturday saw the Redbirds season come to an early close falling 5-4 in a defensive battle with MVK. The Mavericks will face No. 1 seed Pontiac St. Mary’s in the Class A Seneca Regional Championship.

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Junior High Wrestling: Coal City Dominates Dwight Regional

Dwight Township High School served as the venue for the IESA Regional 10 Saturday, with Coal City bringing home the honors as the Team Regional Championship with 334 points. Braidwood Reed-Custer was second with 212 points, Bradley Central, third with 207 points, Wilmington fourth with 194 points, and rounding out the top five was Dwight with 173 points.

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Junior High Wrestling: Area teams gearing up for Regional

Junior High Wrestling: Area teams gearing up for Regional

With the regular season winding down, area junior high wrestlers are gearing up for the IESA Wrestling Regionals scheduled to take place February 25, 2017.

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Junior High Baseball: BUGC Tallies 10th Win Over Peotone

Junior High Baseball: BUGC Tallies 10th Win Over Peotone

The Bourbonnais UGC baseball team added their tenth win of the season to their record Wednesday night, with a 11-2 victory over Peotone.

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Junior High Baseball: BUGC tops Homer 5-4; Honors Wounded Warriors, Veterans,  and Service Members

Junior High Baseball: BUGC tops Homer 5-4; Honors Wounded Warriors, Veterans, and Service Members

BUGC Softball and Baseball honored Wounded Warriors, Veterans, and Service Members Wednesday, during the school day and at their games.

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