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  1. Prep baseball: DeKalb edges Sycamore for 1st conference win of seasonRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Daily Chronicle

    DeKalb won, 4-3. Monica Synett - msynett@shawmedia.com DeKalb's Joshua Ottum swings for the ball in the third inning against Sycamore on Thursday, May 14, 2015.

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  2. Morgan Stevenson of Flanders has been selected to the 2015 All-AmericanRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | The Black River News

    ... world tournament which in August drew more than 3,400 contestants to the World Shooting & Recreational Complex, in Sparta, Ill.) and a series of "Satellite" Grands (smaller, regional tournaments providing Grand American-style trophies and ...

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  3. ISP: Minor injuries after SUV, semi crash in Sesser, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | KFVS12

    Illinois State Police say a 2008 Lexus SUV was going eastbound on IL Route 154, just west of IL Route 148. Robert J. Young, 87, of Sparta, Ill., was driving the SUV and he had one passenger, Gloria L. Young, 87, also of Sparta.

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  4. Randolph County Police Search for Non-Compliant Sex OffendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WSIL

    ... t know address was in Percy. He was convicted of criminal sexual abuse in Perry County. Rickenberg had been living in Sparta. Online Records show he was convicted of sexually abusing a teen victim back in 2011.

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  5. Girls lacrosse: Sparta flattens Warren Hills, advances to HWS semisRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | New Jersey Herald

    Like the Sparta boys lacrosse team, the Sparta girls lacrosse team fell into an early hole in Friday's Hunterdon Warren Sussex Tournament quarterfinal at Sparta High School. Sparta's girls lacrosse team wound up routing Warren Hills, 20-6, on Friday, and with that resounding victory earned a berth in Monday's semifinal round, where the Spartans will host Delaware Valley at 4 p.m. DV earned its final four spot with a 14-7 quarterfinal win over Pope John on Friday.

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  6. Prep baseball: Sycamore takes series from first-place KnightsRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Daily Chronicle

    With the Sycamore baseball team leading Kaneland by four runs in the top of the fifth inning, Spartan pitcher Brett Weaver was in a jam as the Knights had runners on first and third with two outs. After he forced Jacob Bachio to ground out to third baseman Cameron Godinsky to get out of the inning, Weaver jumped off the mound in excitement as the senior pitcher got out of another crucial jam.

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  7. Prep softball: Genoa-Kingston earns walk-off win over SycamoreRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Daily Chronicle

    The Cogs beat the Spartans, 3-2, in eight innings. Monica Synett - msynett@shawmedia.com Sycamore's Taylor Aasen tags second base in the third inning against Genoa-Kingston on Monday, May 4, 2015.

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  8. Walmart does not own old buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Bureau County Republican

    ... motivated owner to divide the building into storefronts to market to smaller retailers, as was done in Peru Ill., and Sparta Ill., to name two I am familiar with.

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  9. Softball: Koertner leads Barbs past former Spartan teammatesRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    DeKalb beat Sycamore, 9-1. Monica Synett - msynett@shawmedia.com DeKalb's Claire Koertner catches the ball as Sycamore's Jordyn Schultz safely slides into second base in the third inning on Thursday, April 23, 2015.

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  10. History comes alive with French and Indian War EncampmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... terrible, but the field trips always made it interesting for me," Martin said. Bill McKnight, a retired mailman from Sparta, Illinois, has been taking part in the reenactments in Wetumpka sporadically for over 20 years, primarily acting as a ...

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  11. Girls soccer: Ella Holland, Sycamore knock off DeKalbRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Sycamore shut out DeKalb, 4-0. Monica Synett - msynett@shawmedia.com DeKalb goalkeeper Lauren Haglestein blocks the ball in the first half against Sycamore at Sycamore High School on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

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  12. Prep softball: Sycamore falls big to MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – Morris jumped out to an early lead Tuesday and Sycamore could never quite mount a comeback, losing 10-1 in a Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference East matchup. A two-run home run by Morris' Emily Moore gave the visitors a slim advantage until the third inning when they scored six runs, knocking Spartans starting pitcher Cristen Nottingham out of the game.

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  13. Ward resigns as St. Francis coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Bob Ward saw his position as St. Francis boys basketball coach as a stewardship, upholding standards set by past Spartans coaches such as Mike Harper and Shawn Healy. Now someone else will get that responsibility.

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  14. Softball: Sycamore puts away Hampshire lateRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Danielle Guerra - dguerra@shawmedia.com Hampshire pitcher Haley Widmayer holds her glove up for the ump to see after tagging Sycamore baserunner Natilee Morey sliding into home in the bottom of the third inning at the Sycamore Sports Complex on Airport Rd. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Morey was ruled out.

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  15. Girls Bowling Completes Successful Season on Lanes, In LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Patch.com

    Submitted by Joseph McCurdy. Photo: The Spartan Lady Bowlers qualified for the first sectional tournament in the school's history.

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  16. Central Arkansas Trap Shooter Places 4th in Lyon College InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Beebe News

    ... members. Arkansas youth of all ages bring home trophies from the AIM and ATA Grand National Championships held in Sparta, IL each year. Seeing this fast growing interest in the shooting sports, Several Universities and Colleges have begun ...

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  17. AP sources: Concerns over easing transgender ban in militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Daily Herald

    This image from video shows Allyson Robinson, policy director for an association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender military personnel called Service members, Partners, and Allies for Respect and Tolerance for All, or SPARTA, during an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Washington. U.S. officials say Defense Secretary Ash Carter has gotten pushback from senior military leaders on whether the Pentagon should lift its ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces.

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  18. The Five Best Selection Sunday ReactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | CBS Local

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  19. Who Were the Hall Brothers? History Colorado Uncovers a Denver MysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... census and draft records to track down more information on the family, and discovered that the Halls family came from Sparta, Illinois, the first stop beyond the border of Missouri, a slave-owning state, back in the days of the Underground Railroad. ...

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  20. Gun Ranges in Illinois: 6 Spots for Firearms and Pistol PracticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | News Max

    ... outdoor ranges with reviews for firearms and pistol practice in Illinois: 1. World Shooting and Recreational Complex Sparta, Illinois The World Shooting and Recreational Complex offers a wide variety of shooting opportunities. They have cowboy ...

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