Area Sports

Outdoors With Kevin Fox

Catfishing on the River Begins Two Saturdays ago on May 1st the Alexandria Gun Club held its annual spring meeting at their cabin on the Mississippi River. I could have taken my boat, but why have a bunch of boats there, so we boat pooled. Besides, plans had been made to do a little catfishing…

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Lady Indians Take District Track Title

The Clark County Lady Indians claimed the Class 2, District 4 track title with a strong performance at Monroe City on Saturday, May 8.  The Lady Indians edged Palmyra 113.75 to 112 to become district champions. Alexis Ellison placed first in three events.  She won the 100M in 12.98, and the 200M in 26.86.  She…

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Indians Put Runs on Scoreboard

The Clark County Indians put 20 run up on the scoreboard in two games this week. On Monday, the Indians hosted a rematch against the Canton Tigers.  Tiger Kegan Birck hit the first of his three home runs on the first pitch from Gabe Howe.  The next Tiger batter singled, and Howe struck out the…

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Outdoors With Kevin Fox

Some Hunts Are Quicker Than Others Last week I shared with my readers the story of my grandson taking a jake on the first day of the 2021 Spring turkey season. The hunt lasted till a little past noon when the bird came out, and we called it in. It was a long time to…

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Indians Shut Out Highland

The Clark County Indians pounded in 10 runs on Saturday morning, as the Highland Cougars visited Kahoka. Gabe Howe struck out two of the first three Cougar batters. In the bottom of the first, Clark County scored three runs.  Zander Johnson singled, and Carter Briscoe reached base on an error.  Howe singled, scoring two RBI’s. …

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Outdoors With Kevin Fox

Opening Day Action With Papa It’s kind of an unwritten rule in waterfowling, or any type of hunting that, you choose a time that you are going to pick up and head home and you never deviate from it. I have in the past said that we will leave the duck blind at 10:30 or…

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Outdoors With Kevin Fox

Old Dog Learns New Trick Growing up watching westerns, as well as Vic Morrow’s TV show “Combat” (which came on after the news on ABC) made me want western firearms including lever action rifles and single action pistols. “Combat” made me want a 1911. My father, a WWII veteran who served in Europe and participated…

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Jerry Ball Relays Results

WOMens Results 100 Meters 5. Abby Plenge, 13.91 19.Bree Church, 15.66 200 Meters 3. Abby Plenge, 28.57 19.  Hope Ross, 32.30 400 Meters     2.  Abby Plenge, 1:03.38 11. Delana Hess, 1:13.53 800 Meters     8. Cady St.Clair, 2:51.22 9. Maggie Weaver, 2:56.48 1600 Meters     2.  Grace Buschling, 5:52.41 7.  Peyton…

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Palmyra Panther Open Results

100 Meters  Open 4. Abby Plenge, 13.61 200 Meters  Open 2. Abby Plenge, 28.56a 400 Meters Open  2.  Abby Plenge,1:04.12 7. Delana Hess, 11.13 800 Meters  Open 4. Cady St.Clair, 2:47.79 5. Maggie Weaver, 2:51.48 6. Mady Johnson, 2:53.67 1600 Meters  Open 3. Grace Buschling, 5:50.69 6. Peyton Franke, 6:36.87 8. Mia Johnson, 7:01.71 3200…

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Plenge Resigns From Fitness and Coaching Positions

Bryan Plenge has resigned from his fitness and coaching positions at Clark County R-1 “It is time I move on and continue my growth as a Strength and Conditioning coach elsewhere. As of April 15, 2021 I have officially accepted a Graduate Assistant position as Western Illinois University,” Plenge said in his resignation letter. “I…

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