The Highland Optimist Club awarded Highland-Pierron Assistant Chief Dennis Wernle and Highland Fire Department firefighter John Driemeyer as Firefighters of the Year for their respective departments. Jeremy Brown received the Paramedic/EMT of the Year award.
Fox Lake catcher Jake Mitchell drove in two runs with a suicide squeeze bunt to break a 3-3 tie in the eighth inning as Post 703 went on for a 6--3 win over Highland on Thursday at the American Legion State Baseball Tournament
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.
The Gen. George Rogers Clark Chapter Illinois Society Sons of the American Revolution will hold a grave-marking ceremony at Gullick Cemetery near Highland to honor the service of patriot John Gullick Jr.
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 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.
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.
Grads back for some football: 'Once you play, it's always there'