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The game never leaves former players

The game never leaves former players

The Friday Night Lights won't turn on for five more weeks for the start of the 2017 prep football season in North Central Illinois and state…
Second time is a charm

Second time is a charm

I got a call from Bill Guerrini, and he told me that the annual “Swap Meet” was great success. People brought many articles in to try to swa…
Smitty will always be my Mr. Cub

Smitty will always be my Mr. Cub

We were both baseball enthusiasts, although each of a different color. Don Smith bled Cubbie Blue, and I was all about Cardinals Red. Even s…
Behrens takes his act to the big screen

Behrens takes his act to the big screen

Mike Behrens did the dirty work for Bureau Valley’s first two, third-place state basketball teams in 1999-00 and 2001-02, fighting for rebou…
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