The champion Forreston Little Miss team and coaches pose with their trophies on Friday, June 29, summer league championship game after defeating the Shannon Little Miss team 3-0 in Polo . Front row (l-r) Kayla Janssen, Mackenzie Schrieber, Taylor Greenfield, Alexus Huston, Paityn Broshous. Second row (l-r) Taylor Vogt, Kaylee Kloster, Brycelynn Smith, Annie Timmer, Ashlee Newell. Back row (l-r) Coach Dave Kloster, Coach Brent Smith, Coach Shaun Newell, Coach Todd Greenfield. (PA photo/Craig Lang)
The Savanna Tiny Miss team defeated the Chadwick team 6-5 on Tuesday, June 26 to win the summer league championship game in Chadwick. Members are: front row (l-r) Olivia McGinnis, Haylee McGinnis, Neveah Schomer, Maddie Eppenstein, Abby Skiles, Emily Dykstra. Second row (l-r) Hailey Yenney, Alee Schleuning, Katlynn Stretton, Taylor Eissens, Delaney Holmes, Josie McCombie, Peyton Kness. Back row (l-r) Coach Trent Yenney, Dugout Mom of the Year Michelle McGinnis, Coach Ray Skiles, Coach Grub McCombie, Coach Nick Eppenstein. (PA photo/Craig Lang)
Forreston Little Miss pitcher Taylor Greenfield fires a pitch to the plate Friday night in Polo. The Forreston squad scored three early runs and held off the Shannon Little Miss squad to take the 3-0 championship victory. (PA photo/Craig Lang)
Shannon Little Miss pitcher Emma Norton delivers a pitch to a Forreston batter during Friday night’s championship game in Polo. (PA photo/Craig Lang)
Sterling Steam 98 White players from Morrison, Milledgeville, Sterling and Rock Falls were crowned the tournament champs at the Dixon Petunia Classic 14U on July 1. (Photo Courtesy of Carrie Melton)
PeeWee Boys Tournament Schedule
At Chadwick (Handel Park)
1-Pearl City 1 vs. Savanna – 6 p.m.
2-Lanark 2 vs. Mt. Carroll – 11 a.m.
3-Lanark 1 vs. Chadwick – 1 p.m.
4-Milledgeville vs. Pearl City 2 – 3 p.m.
5-Shannon vs. game #1 winner – 5 p.m.
6-Game #4 winner vs. game #5 winner – 6 p.m.
7-Game #2 winner vs. game #3 winner – 6 p.m.
Game #6 winner vs. game #7 winner – 6 p.m.
Small Fry Boys Tournament Schedule
At Pearl City
1-Shannon vs. Savanna – 6 p.m. – diamond 1
2-Lanark vs. Mt. Carroll – 6 p.m. – diamond 3
3-Chadwick vs. Milledgeville – 7:30 p.m. – diamond 1
4-Pearl City vs. Thomson – 7:30 p.m. – diamond 3
5-Game #1 winner vs. game #3 winner – 11 a.m. – diamond 1
6-Game #2 winner vs. game #4 winner – 11 a.m. – diamond 3
7-Game #5 winner vs. game #6 winner – 6 p.m. – diamond 1
Junior Boys Tournament Schedule
At Mt. Carroll
1-Pearl City 1 vs. Mt. Carroll – 4 p.m. – back diamond
2- Shannon vs. game #1 winner – 6 p.m. – back diamond
3-Chadwick vs. Thomson – 6 p.m. – front diamond
4-Lanark vs. Pearl City 2 – 7:30 p.m. – back diamond
5-Milledgeville vs. Savanna – 7:30 p.m. – front diamond
6-Game #2 winner vs. game #4 winner – 6 p.m. – back diamond
7-Game #3 winner vs. game #5 winner – 6 p.m. – front diamond
8-Game #6 winner vs. game #7 winner – 6 p.m. – back diamond
Senior Boys Tournament
1-Savanna vs. Shannon – 6 p.m. – middle diamond
2-Pearl City vs. Albany – 7:30 p.m. – middle diamond
3-Chadwick/Milledgeville vs. Mt. Carroll/Thomson – 6 p.m. – middle diamond
4-Fulton vs. game #1 winner – 6 p.m. – middle diamond
5-Game #2 winner vs. game #3 winner – 7:30 p.m. – middle diamond
6-Game #4 winner vs. game #5 winner – 6 p.m. – middle diamond
The Northwest Illinois Sports Hall of Fame Committee will meet on Wednesday, July 18th at Manny’s Pizza in Savanna. An “Attitude Adjustment” will be held at 6 p.m. and dinner will take place at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting to follow.
All members are urged to attend, as preparations continue for the 2012 induction banquet set for Saturday, October 13th. Those attending are asked to RSVP to Brian Reusch at 815-273-7757 or email@example.com by Monday, July 16,2012.
HS Football Preseason Preview
With the summer league seasons coming to a close, it’s time again to begin sending out the questionnaires to area high school varsity football coaches as the 2012 varsity football season approaches.
The first games are scheduled for Friday, August 24th. As the coaches return their responses, we will again bring you preseason looks at all our area varsity football teams.
Keep watching the sports pages of the Prairie Advocate to keep up on who will be this years football powerhouses and the weekly schedules from all the teams in the PA coverage area. You can also log onto www.pacc-news.com for all the latest sports news from area schools. See you on the gridiron, it’s approaching quickly!