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  • Wilber Rolls In Tourney
    Friday, June 29, 2018 1:01 PM
    No contested games in 23 days proved to be no obstacle for the Wilber Post 101 Juniors this past weekend at the seven-team Gretchen Walker Memorial Junior Legion Tournament in Crete.

  • Legion Round Up
    Tuesday, June 12, 2018 3:52 PM


    Fairbury 9 Rossville 0 (Friday)
    It was the Zach Holes show on Friday and the Rossville batters were the audience as the Fairbury pitcher struck out 10 and allowed only two hits in a the five inning mercy-rule victory on the road.
    Holes improved his season record to 2-1 with the win.
    At the plate, leadoff hitter Cayman DeBoer and cleanup hitter Adam Wasserman did the heavy lifting for Fairbury. The duo had three hits apiece, accounting for half of the team's 12 hits.
    Fairbury gained separation in the third frame with five runs that built a 7-0 lead. DeBoer recorded a triple, while Wasserman and Holes had one home run each in the inning.

  • Legion Round Up
    Friday, June 8, 2018 2:56 PM

    Marysville 13 Fairbury 9 (Tuesday)

    A late Fairbury rally that forced extra innings came up short on Tuesday in a 13-9 nine-inning loss to Marysville at home. Fairbury gave up a 7-1 lead through the first five frames of the contest before finding their rythmn at the plate in the sixth and seventh innings.

  • 2018 Athletes of the Year
    Wednesday, June 6, 2018 11:17 AM
    This year’s crop of Athletes of the Year marks a new beginning in the way the Fairbury Journal-News is selecting athletes for the award.

  • Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:08 PM
    Wilber Post 101 Juniors Blows Out Wymore Juniors
    Wilber Post 101 Juniors easily dispatched Wymore Juniors 11-3 on Saturday. Wilber Post 101 Juniors opened up scoring in the first inning, when Tyler Hooper singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run. 

  • Friday, May 18, 2018 3:15 PM

  • W-C To Send Eight To Omaha On Friday
    Tuesday, May 15, 2018 4:00 PM
    Despite district competition being grueling last Thursday, Wilber-Clatonia will have eight athletes participate at the NSAA Track and Field Championships held this weekend in Omaha.

  • Tuesday, May 8, 2018 4:19 PM
    Wilber-Clatonia’s boys and girls track and field squads came away Friday with second and fifth place finishes at the 10-team Johnson County Central Invite

  • VanLaningham Finds Fit At SCC
    Tuesday, May 8, 2018 4:17 PM
    Wilber-Clatonia’s Katie VanLaningham’s recruitment to the Southeast Community College Softball program is a prime example of how being a good person and a dedicated player pays off.

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018 2:04 PM
    It wasn’t a smashing day on the court Saturday for the Wilber-Clatonia girls tennis team at the six-team Hastings St. Cecilia Invite

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