July 30


IVC football team sells discount cards throughout town

The Illinois Valley Central High School football team is selling discount cards beginning today for $15, the same price as last year.

All proceeds benefit the IVC football program.

Thee cards have many favorites, as well as some new additions to the lineup.
As an extra bonus, the Ghost Card sports the varsity football 2008 schedule on the front.

A selling "blitz" will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday, when members of the football team will go door to door to close out the selling campaign.

To purchase a Ghost Card, contact any IVC football player, coach or the school at 274-5481.

Mossville baseball tryouts Aug. 4-5

Mossville Junior High School baseball tryouts are from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Mossville Summer Youth diamonds.

Tryouts are open to students entering sixth, seventh and eighth grades.

Everyone trying out must have a current physical, less than one year old. No exceptions will be made.

For more information, call coach Max Bundy at 579-2328 (school) or 274-2562 (home).

Windy Childs re-run Aug. 23 at Shore Acres

Illinois Valley Central High School’s annual Windy Childs cross country re-run begins at 8 a.m. Aug. 23 at Shore Acres Park.

IVC cross country will celebrate its 40th year in existence.

Alumni, family and friends of IVC cross country are all invited to attend.

Windy Childs, IVC’s first cross country coach, and the other IVC cross country coaches are planning to attend.

For more information, contact coach Mike Themas at 579-3445.

CEC XC starts on Monday at the school

Chillicothe Elementary Center's cross country team for sixth, seventh and eighth graders starts at 3 p.m. Monday in front of CEC.

All participants must have an up-to-date physical.

For more information, call Dennis Fraikes at 256-1863.

Chillicothe baseball tryouts Aug. 4-6

Chillicothe Junior High School baseball tryouts are from 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at the CJH diamond. Tryouts are open to students entering sixth, seventh and eighth grades.

Everyone trying out must have a current physical, less than one year old.

For more information, call coach Marty Ogburn at 274-5649.

Ghost Boosters golf outing Aug. 24

The Illinois Valley Central High School Ghost Boosters golf outing is Aug. 24 at Arrowhead Country Club.

Registration is at noon, with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

Entry deadline is Aug. 15, and registration is available online at www.ghostboosters.com.

There will be a four-person scramble, flighted, men’s and women’s division, prize holes, door prizes and silent auction items.

Entry is $50 per person, which includes the 18-hole green fee, a riding cart, range balls and a steak dinner.

Golfers must be 18, and there is a 36-team maximum.

Maroon and Grey corporate hole sponsorships are $300, which includes free golf, a meal for four, name of the business posted on the hole and business recognition during the awards’ presentation.

All proceeds benefit IVC athletics.

Make checks payable to IVC Athletic Boosters, Box 418, Chillicothe, IL 61523.

For more information, call co-chairmen Steve Lockridge at 635-3664, or IVC golf coach Jim Thornton at 274-4113.