Shelbyville Daily Union


July 19, 2013

Harkins Montgomery win 2nd ITT

The 5th of six Illini Team Trail events on Lake Shelbyville in 2013 featured a 2-time winner this season.

First place finishers were Greg Harkins and Jack Montgomery, weighing 5 bass at 14.57. They only caught six fish worth weighing and they scored some keepers late. They won the event by just .35 lbs.

Their sponsors are Scale Buster Lures and Sievers Equipment. They fished with G Loomis Rod, Shimano Reel, Seagur line, and Scal Buster Lures Football Jig. They fished depths 10-14 ft on ledges, water temp 79 - 81, and clear. Weather was hot. They fish in a Ranger boat with yamaha motor, minnkota trolling motor and Humminbrid Electronics. Greg and Jack were also the $1000 Ranger Cup winners for the event.

Second place was Quentin Garrett and Eric Ballinger with 5 bass weighing 14.22. Sponsors are KC Summers, Ballinger Auto, Driskell Baits. They fished depths of 10 ft, water level high, with jigs on points. They fish in a Ranger, Evinrude motor, MinnKota trolling motor, Lowrance electronics.

Third place was Jim Carroll and Ruth Carroll. They caught 4 bass weighing 12.25 lbs. Sponsors are Ranger and Nameoki. They fish with Dobyns rod, Lews reel, and Gamma Line. They fished with jigs on lake points at depths of 10 ft. They fish in a Ranger boat, yamaha motor, MinnKota Trolling motor, and Lowrance electronics.

The Big Bass of the day was caught by Chris Hall weighing 5.53 lbs.

Text Only
  • Okaw Valley Nips Cerro Gordo

     Okaw Valley baseball won a gut-check win against Cerro Gordo on Wednesday, 4-3.



    April 24, 2014

  • Ram Boys, A&M Girls Win Bi-County

    The Annual Bi-County track meet on Tuesday in Sullivan, was once again the conquest of the Shelbyville Ram boys and the Central A&M girls track teams.

    April 24, 2014

  • holland batting Boone Throws No Hitter Madison Boone put a big notch in her gun belt on Thursday, throwing a no-hitter as she led the Shelbyville Lady Rams (8-5) over Vandalia in five innings, 10-0. Boone walked six and struck out five, one in each inning, and had only one ball hit out o

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • hostetter trk Hostetter Leads Windsor Track Windsor track went to Arthur on Tuesday and state medalist Katie Hostetter led them. Windsor girls finished 3rd with 32 points, while the boys finished 3rd with six points. Arthur-Lovington, Atwood-Hammond (ALAH) won the boys (89) and girls (81) meet

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • martin 400 finish Ram Track Gets Personal John Curtis Daily Union Sports Editor Ram Track Gets Personal

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Reed's low groove wins Big Ten Reed sticks to low groove to win Big Ten street stocks opener One week after missing the setup on his UMP street stock, Gene Reed of Blue Mound stuck his car down low to grab the Midwest Big Ten Series street stock opener at Macon Speedway Saturday n

    April 22, 2014

  • SOV Beats CAM at Home Sullivan-Okaw Valley track usually challenges Central A&M girls and boys, but on Tuesday they beat them in Sullivan. SOV boys won (100), Central A&M was 2nd (49) and Warrensburg 3rd (30). SOV girls won (73) and CAM was 2nd (62). Central A&M won five

    April 22, 2014

  • still bb Okaw Beats Bunker Hill in 11th John Curtis Daily Union Sports Editor Okaw Beats Bunker Hill in 11th

    April 22, 2014 3 Photos

  • JFL: Last DateTo Sign Up Shelbyville JFL has announced that they will hold their last date for signing up for the 2014 season on Saturday. Signs ups will be at the Shelbyville High School from 10 a.m. until Noon, Saturday, April 26. JFL: Last DateTo Sign Up

    April 22, 2014

  • hutchinson bb W/SS Thrown By Broncos The Windsor/Stew-Stras Devil were riding high in the saddle in their round robin championship game, until Cerro Gordo bucked them off on Saturday, handing the Devils a 4-3 loss. The Devils had plenty of base runners in the 1-run loss, but they strand

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos

Featured Ads
AP Video

Do you think the United States should become more involved in the advancements of Russia into the Ukraine?

Yes, militarily
Yes, as peacemakers
     View Results
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Helium debate