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Unbeaten regular season for Northlawn 7s

Northlawn's seventh-grade boys cagers finished the regular season a perfect 16-0 following a 49-39 triumph over Fieldcrest. Christian Benning (21 points, 13 rebounds), Logan Aukland (10 points), Cade Peterson (seven points) and Noah Camp (six points) led the Panthers.

Ottawa High Hall of Fame tickets

The 2019 Ottawa High School Hall of Fame banquet and induction will be held Sat., Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. in the OHS cafeteria and auditorium. Tickets are $25 per person and are available at the school office during regular school hours. Tickets will also be sold at Pirates home boys basketball games prior to the ceremony.

Inductees include Frank Polancic, Ron Williams, Jodi Orsini Barth, Tim Jobst, Tom Jobst, "Denny" Brue and the 1999 boys golf team.

Register online for Streator Youth Baseball

Online registration is open through the end of February for Streator Youth Baseball's 2019 season. League play is open in Instructional, Cub, Minor, Major, Junior and American Legion leagues, with the registration links found at

OALL registration this Saturday

One January date remains for Ottawa American Little League registration for Major, Minor, Instructional and T-Ball divisions, held at Ottawa's K of C Hall at 401 W. Main St.

Registration will be held Sat., Jan. 26 (9 a.m.-noon).

Early Feb. ONLL registration dates

Dates are set for Ottawa National Little League registration for T-Ball, Instructional, Minor, Major and Junior divisions.

Registrations will be held Wed., Feb. 6 (5-8 p.m.) and Sat., Feb. 9 (9 a.m.-noon) at Trinity Lutheran Church, 717 Chambers St. For more information, visit

Streator Girls Softball sign-up info

Streator Girls Softball will be holding 2019 registration both online (at and in person on Sat., Feb. 2, at the Streator Community Center (old Sherman School) from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Players must be at least six years old as of Aug. 31, 2019, and either sell 10 reaffle tickets or pay a $100 registration fee. First-time players must show a copy of their birth certificate.

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