It's transition time for the Frontier League's Southern Illinois Miners baseball team. Three of the team's top players -- outfielder Aaron Gates, pitcher Adam Lopez and infielder Alex De Leon -- will be retiring from the team and leaving big shoes to fill.
Steve Rhoads has taken over as interim head coach of Morthland College's football team as the college searches for a replacement for Mike Popovich, who resigned on January 31, the West Franklin school says on its website.
Jack Weir's toughest opponent this year might have been his own body. The Chester High senior basketball star suffered a concussion at the end of last season, putting his senior year in doubt. After battling to get back on the court, Weir sprained his ankle.