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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 »


Salem 5th Grade Bobcats Turning Disappointment Into Opportunity For Others

The Salem 5th Grade Bobcats basketball team was prepared to travel to  Rockford this weekend of the Illinois Middle School Basketball Association State Tournament they qualified for earlier this season.  However, with the Covid-19 concern throughout the state, country and world, the organizers canceled the event. “We are all very disappointed, especially the kids.  These…read more »

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