WHEATFIELD — Long-time Kankakee Valley football and basketball play-by-play announcer Mike Coffer was honored before the football game against Lowell on Sept. 20. Much to Coffer’s surprise, he…

DEMOTTE — Ben Lins and the Covenant Christian Knights Boys’ Soccer team again won their own Covenant Invitational beating Kankakee Trinity and Heritage Christian to do so on Saturday, Sept. 14…

DEMOTTE — The Covenant Christian Lady Knights traveled north to take on Washington Township on Tuesday, Sept. 10, and then played host two days later to visiting Hanover Central.

WHEATFIELD — On Friday, Sept. 13, the new stadium at Kankakee Valley High School was christened with an old and familiar name. The combination football and soccer field surround by a track wil…

WHEATFIELD — On Monday, Sept. 9, four teams of non-fall-sport young ladies engaged in flag football as a healthy crowd of fans cheered them on. The event is often better attended than some of …

WHEATFIELD — The Kankakee Valley Kougars came THISCLOSE to suffering their third late loss of the season on Friday, Sept 13.

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WEST LAFAYETTE — A nonexistent ground game, injuries to several key players and a redshirt freshman quarterback running the offense all spelled certain doom Saturday for Purdue as Texas Christ…

VEEDERSBURG — Kankakee Valley’s Conner Biernat’s win at No. 3 singles highlighted his team’s trip to Fountain Central for a tournament on Saturday.

MOROCCO — The North Newton Spartans welcomed the North Judson Blue Jays to Dick Gilbert Field on Friday Sept. 6. Coming off a loss against the Rensselaer Bombers, the team was ready to put the…

LOWELL — In back-to-back games due to a reschedule, the Lady Kougars over came a tough Lowell Lady Red Devils team on Wednesday, Sept. 4, and absolutely mauled the visiting Merrillville Lady P…

DEMOTTE — Just when you would think he cannot accomplish much more for the Knights, senior Ben Lins scored all six of Covenant Christian’s goals on Thursday, Sept. 5 against Faith Christian of…

WHEATFIELD — The Lady Kougars stepped up the heat and emerged victorious in their own invitational, easily dispatching each team that they faced in the six-team tourney.

WHEATFIELD — Playing a Saturday morning game on Sept. 7 on the old grass field at Kankakee Valley Intermediate School, the Kougar Boys’ Soccer team easily controlled the visiting Morgan Townsh…

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WHEATFIELD — First Church is gearing up for another season of Upward Basketball and Cheerleading and they want the community to be a part of it. Upward is intended for youth in kindergarten al…