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Torre signs to play pro volleyball in Germany

What began as a once-in-a-lifetime type of experience while representing her country playing volleyball overseas turned out to be an even rarer job opportunity for Kristen Torre as she now gets to continue to play — but now for pay — the sport she loves on foreign soil.

Highland: Sports

Highland wins Fifth Division Tournament

Highland Post 439 pitcher Jordan Smith made the most out of his second start of the season, and Blaine Ray made the most out of a second chance on Saturday in the title game of the Senior American Legion Fifth Division Baseball Tournament in West Frankfort, Ill.

Highland: Sports

Ray, Painter earn top District 22 honors

Highland Post 439 Senior American Legion baseball second baseman Blaine Ray and manager Harry Painter received top honors from Senior American Legion District 22 on Saturday, July 16 after Highland beat the Metro East Bears 6-3 to win the District 22 Playoff Tournament.

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Grads back for some football: 'Once you play, it's always there'

Highland and Triad high schools have met 49 times on the football field. Now, former players from both teams are ready to square off at 7 p.m. Friday in Highland for their first alumni football game. The Knights' Jake Oros talks about the pride of football and getting back in shape for the big game.
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Grads back for some football: 'Once you play, it's always there'

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