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

    Saturday Mar 28 |

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


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

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 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 ...


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

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 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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    Sunday Mar 15 | CBS Local

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  5. 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. ...


  6. 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 ...


  7. Slow start dooms Sycamore against YorkvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    The opening 10 minutes of its Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference game against Yorkville were 10 minutes that the Sycamore boys basketball team would like to forget. The Spartans turned the ball over 11 times, shot 2 of 10 from the field and trailed by 23 points.


  8. H.S. Wrestling: Sparta advances to first North 1, Group 3 final in 15 yearsRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    The wait officially ended for Sparta's wrestling team when it rallied for a 43-27 win over Demarest in Wednesday's North 1, Group 3 semifinal at Sparta High School. The Spartans earned their first sectional title-match berth since Bill Clinton's last year in office and posted their 20th win of the season by erasing an early 18-0 deficit.


  9. Coyote Hockey City Classic recap 2/7/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 |

    Michigan State University took on the University Michigan this weekend at the Coyote Hockey City Classic in Chicago, Illinois! This would be the second meeting between the teams in the past week, and the 3rd meeting of the season. The two have split the season-series so far as the Wolverines came out victorious in their first meeting back on December 29th, followed by a Spartan victory on January 30th.


  10. Two in a Thousand: Sycamorea s Johnson, CLSa Fanter each reach milestone in same gameRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    The Spartans beat the Gators, 40-33. Monica Synett - Sycamore's Morgan Picolotti gets a better vantage point in the fourth quarter against Crystal Lake South on Thursday, February 5, 2015.


  11. T-County Clay Busters have won multiple state, national titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Covington Leader

    Members of the T-County Clay Busters pose with trophies earned during last year's national championship event held in Sparta, Ill. There have been countless talented youth athletes and teams in Tipton County over the years.


  12. Kolar Arms Announces Sponsorship of the Scholastic Clay Target ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | AmmoLand

    ... Kolar, based in Racine, Wisconsin, will also be attending the SCTP's National Championships being held July 13-18 in Sparta, Illinois. This will add to the large number of industry representatives making their presence and support of SCTP and youth ...


  13. Wrestling insider: 'Dogs relish spotlight, spoilsRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Still, a not-so-funny thing happened on the way to the Bulldogs' comfortable dual victory against Geneva at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre. Following a seasonlong script, they put grit over grandeur.


  14. Sycamore girls basketball starters, bench relentless against RochelleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – With games on back-to-back nights, the Sycamore girls basketball team needed to make sure the Spartans got production from everyone in its Northern Illinois Big 12 game against Rochelle on Friday night. The Sycamore starting five came out of the gates on fire, and by the time they were all subbed out with one minute remaining in the first quarter, the Spartans had a 19-point lead.


  15. Sycamore boys basketball balanced in win over RochelleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore boys basketball team was so balanced offensively Friday night that Rochelle had no idea who was going to score next. Four Spartans finished in double-figures and no starter scored less than six points as Sycamore beat Rochelle 71-51 in a comfortable Northern Illinois Big 12 win.


  16. H.S. Wrestling: Wildcats win 1st 8 bouts, get back on track by topping SpartaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    The Wildcats had split their first four dual meets of the season, saw one of their best wrestlers in Mike Derin suffer a more than likely season-ending injury and lost a chance at winning a 10th straight league title, none of these things being good for a squad that is looking to win a third straight state title. Fortunately for them, the Wildcats did so by winning the first eight bouts and posting a 37-27 win over the Spartans at Sparta High School.


  17. Meth Lab Seized in Randolph CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | WSIL

    ... meth were seized Tuesday at a home in Percy. Burnt meth-making materials were also found near a residence in rural Sparta. Wolff says the investigation was a combined effort with members of the Sparta Police Department, Steeleville Police ...


  18. Church bulletinsRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Morris Daily Herald

    Free movie night at Living Water Church today MORRIS – Free Movie Night at Living Water Church, 118 E. Jefferson St., Morris, will be tonight.


  19. Horace Chuck Young JrRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Obits

    ... Harold "Chuck" Young, Jr., 88, passed away 6:45 am. Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at his daughter's residence. Born in Sparta, IL on August 1, 1926, he was the son of Horace H. Sr. and Anna (Hill) Young. He served during World War II in the Army Air ...


  20. Area churches volunteer this ChristmasRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Sparta Independent

    Member churches of SEC include St. Kateri Tekakawitha, Our Lady of the Lake, First Presbyterian Church of Sparta, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Sparta United Methodist Church, St. Mary's Episcopal Church, and Sophia Inclusive Catholic Church. The Food Pantry has been serving the Sussex County and some other New Jersey clients for the past 20 years.