Author Archives: Jay LeSeure

Ottawa Food Pantry 20th Anniversary

Ottawa Food Pantry 20th Anniversary

Co-Directors of the Ottawa Community Food Pantry, Beth Vercolio-Osmund and Marissa Vicich, explain what the Community Food Basket is all about and what is planned for the 20th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the food pantry site in the 500 block of West Madison Street in Ottawa.  Read more »

Little Ten Conference Softball 2018 All-Conference Team

Little Ten Conference Softball 2018 All-Conference Team

The Little Ten Conference softball coaches met on Monday, May 21, to select the 2018 Little Ten All-Conference Softball Team.  The 16 players selected are listed below. **Denotes a unanimous selection Somonauk (16-0)—IHSA Class 1A Regional Champs, IHSA Class 1A Sectional Champs **Tayler Fall (Sr…P)—.614/.647/1.039, 62 hits, 6 HR, 61 RBI, 23-5 record with 2.26…Read more »

Little Ten Conference 2018 All-Conference Baseball Team

Little Ten Conference 2018 All-Conference Baseball Team

The Little Ten Conference baseball coaches met on Monday, May 21, to select the 2018 Little Ten All-Conference Baseball Team.  The 16 players selected are listed below. **Denotes a unanimous selection Somonauk (14-0)—IHSA Class 1A Regional Champs **Brady Kreiter (Sr…SS)—.361/.506/.705, 5 HR, 25 RBI, 36 runs, 21 SB; repeat unanimous selection **Nolan Wegener (Jr…3B/P)—.424/.521/.576, 30…Read more »

Marquette & Hall players appear on All-State Baseball Teams

Marquette & Hall players appear on All-State Baseball Teams

Marquette Crusaders’ Baseball Center Fielder, Junior Logan Komater, was named to the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Assocation 2018 Class 1-A All-State Team. Spring Valley Hall Baseball has two members of the 2018 Class 2-A All-State Team. Representing the State Champion Red Devils are Pitcher/First Baseman Jimmy DeAngelo, a Junior, and Catcher Brant Vanaman, a…Read more »

Breakfast In Norway

Breakfast In Norway

Jay talks with Ralph Johnson and Dave Johnson from the Norsk Museum in Norway about the 4th Annual Norwegian Breakfast on June 3rd at the Norway Community Building.    Read more »

Marquette Minute 5/11/18

Marquette Minute 5/11/18

Nearly all of the Seniors on the MA High School Softball and Baseball teams: Sam McGrath, Michael Killelea, Kyle Cook, Bryce Foster, Zach Dyche, Abbey Owens, and Mekena McConnaughhay.    Read more »

Reddick Mansion May Market

Reddick Mansion May Market

Mary Lou McLachlan and Sarah Fahlmark are the Co-Chairs of the 2nd Annual Reddick Mansion may Market coming up on May 5th beginning at 9am. Donations of items will be accepted May 1st and 2nd from 11am to 6pm each day.    Read more »