Athletes in Action tracks players with ties to communities within the Illinois Valley Times coverage area as they compete at the collegiate level. The following football players will compete during the week of Aug. 27 to Sept. 2.
Special Olympics Illinois has named the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) its 2017 "Outstanding Organization of the Year" award for its inclusion of mentally disabled athletes in high school sports.
The LaSalle-Peru High School (L-P) football team will see some new faces this fall after the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) made some changes to the 2017-18 schedule, according to the News Tribune.
The classroom called just as strongly as the athletic arena for a record number of Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) athletes this year, Athletic Director Cory Tomasson told the Illinois Valley Times recently.