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BRIEFS: St. Bede volleyball loses to Marquette

Reese Ludford had 10 digs and seven kills Monday as the St. Bede volleyball team lost 25-16, 25-22 to Marquette in a non-conference match in Peru.

Elaina Wamhoff contributed 18 assists, 10 digs, seven kills and a block for the Lady Bruins (11-20-1).

L-O volleyball falls to Amboy

McKenna Klein had 10 digs Monday as the LaMoille-Ohio volleyball team fell 25-9, 25-21 in a non-conference match in Amboy.

Ki’Ayana Moore added five blocks for the Lady Lions.

Guisti wins A10 award

La Salle-Peru graduate and La Salle University freshman Marisa Guisti was named co-Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Week.

Guisti had career highs of 13 kills and nine blocks against George Washington and also had 11 kills on .375 hitting in a win over George Mason.

Depenbrock earns conference honor

La Salle-Peru graduate and Aurora University freshman Jalen Depenbrock was recently named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week.

Depenbrock, a goalkeeper, led the Spartans to a 2-0 week with a 2-0 win over Wisconsin Lutheran and a 4-1 victory over Concordia.

IV Warriors holding tryouts

The Illinois Valley Warriors traveling basketball program is holding tryouts for players in grades 5-8 from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 27 at John F. Kennedy School in Spring Valley.

The season includes 20-plus games and runs December to February. Practices are Wednesdays and Sundays with games mostly on Sundays with some Saturdays.

For more information, call (815) 228-6164, or email

Archers see success hunting deer

Through Sunday, Illinois archery deer hunters harvested a preliminary total of 13,948 deer, compared to 11,351 for the same period in 2018, according to Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

The numbers also increased in Bureau, Lee, Marshall and Putnam counties. Hunters reported killing 168 deer so far this year in Bureau County, 28 more than last year. Increases were reported in Putnam County to 67 (compared with 53 in 2018); Lee County (112 this year, 91 in 2018) and Marshall County (97, up from 81), and Illinois Department of Natural Resources recorded a decrease to 165 from 173 in La Salle County.

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