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YMCA Cancels Youth Soccer Season Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Due to the increase of COVID-19 virus and dates being pushed back until May as of now, the Youth Spring Soccer Season for the Salem Recreation Department and Marion County YMCA will be cancelled for everyone’s safety.  This was for ages 3-10.  The City of Salem will issue refund checks and mail them to all…read more »


John A Logan’s Jay Scrubb declares for the NBA Draft

The nation’s No. 1 Junior College prospect and Louisville commit Jay Scrubb is declaring from NBA Draft, his father Jason Scrubb tells 247Sports. “We’re still deciding on an agent and also if it’s in his best interest to sign,” the elder Scrubb said. “That will come with more information from the NBA.” Scrubb, a 6-foot-6, 205-pound…read more »

Ground Up Construction Wins YMCA Coed Volleyball B League

In YMCA/Salem Recreation Coed Volleyball B League Tournament opened up action on Monday it was Security Alarm in 3 sets over Loan Rangers.  Bettendorf Stanford beat Coryell Investments in straight sets.  Cross Creek Dentistry only needed 2 sets to beat That’s What She Set.  And it was Ground Up Construction over Security Alarm in straight…read more »

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Brubaker Named New SCHS Volleyball Coach

New Salem High volleyball coach Nicki Brubaker is excited about the opportunity.  Speaking to WJBD/WSIQ Sports, Brubaker added she knows that the seniors to be are a very talented group and she is excited to work with some of those girls again.  Brubaker said her plan moving forward is to take a foundation that was…read more »


IHSA Spring Sports Shutdown Till At Least April

With the Coronavirus panic throughout the country and more recently, the State of Illinois, all Spring Sports in the IHSA has been shut down until April 6th at least.  Salem baseball coach Brian Lipe told the Sports Showcase this weekend, he will be talking with his team today as school meets for the final time…read more »

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