With all it's going on in the world it's hard to believe that the time of the year when high school football becomes the focus of young man growing up is already here. Friday night at Tipton the St. John's/Tipton Blujays kicked off this version of the 2020 football season. No one knows if the season will be completed or how many games will be played but these young man made a commitment to play as long as they are allowed to.
The Beloit High School Trojans opened their season on Friday, Sept. 4, in Republic County against the Buffaloes for a game some thought may never come. Although some new rules have been put into play in the form of wearing masks, sanitizing and proper social distancing, it didn't seem to effect the Republic County cheering section as they watched their team of 34 players defeat the Trojans for the first time since 1999.
BELOIT – The St. John's/Tipton Lady Jays volleyball team were hosts to Rock Hills and Natoma in a triangular on Tuesday and upped their season to 3-0.
OSBORNE – The St. John's/Tipton Lady Jays volleyball team opened their season on Friday against the Lady Bulldogs and won three out of five matches for the win at 25-11; 25-21 and 25-17.
The football team along with all the Fall sports athletes were recognized with honks and waves during the Beloit Booster Club “Honk and Wave” event held Friday night in Beloit. The Trojans will open their season this Friday night with a 7 p.m. kickoff against Republic County in Belleville. See more photos on the Beloit Call Facebook page. Jennifer Hiserote Weaver photo