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Hamilton gets 200th win

No one said playing the game would be easy, especially on homecoming night. On a brisk, cool night, the 1-5 Rantoul Eagles took on the 5-1 Unity Rockets. It would not be an easy match-up for the Eagles as the Rockets looked to bring home another win.

Read the full story in the Oct. 16 issue of The County Star.


Natalie King signs for Ripon College

Unity High School senior Natalie King signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Ripon College in Wisconsin and continue her cross-country career. King made her commitment official last Wednesday when she signed her letter in the high school media center, surrounded by her track and cross-country teammates. 


Mansell signs with Eureka College soccer

Another Unity High School senior has made a decision concerning their educational and athletic future. Kenny Mantell signed a National Letter of Intent last week to attend Eureka College in Eureka, Illinois, where he will also compete on the Red Devils’ soccer team.

Read more in the April 19 edition of the County Star.


Kaiser ties school record as Unity wins Monticello Invite

It took a couple weeks, but the Unity High School boys’ track and field team finally made it onto a track for its first outdoor meet of the season. After their first two meets at Clinton and Carterville were called off because of the weather, the Rockets went to Monticello Friday evening for the Sages’ Invitational.


Unity softball goes 1-2 vs. Okaw Valley, Prairie Central, Pontiac

For the first time in almost a month, the Unity High School softball team got to play a game without stepping on a bus to get to the diamond. 


Home and private school students focus of May 1 special ed meeting

At 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, a meeting conducted by Unit 7 school district will take place at St. Thomas Catholic School. 


Unity baseball to host spring camp

The Unity High School baseball program will conduct its annual Outdoor Baseball Camp on Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28, at Rocket Field on the high school campus.


Four to be Inducted into Alumni Hall of Fame

Four Unity High School graduates have been chosen as the 15th class of inductees to the school’s Alumni Hall of Fame.

Those being inducted include Brad Hatfield, Thomas Hausman, Earl Pitchford and Joy “Ready” Johannes, Class of 1981.


Vicious Dog Category Considered for Animal Ordinance

The Tolono Animal Control ordinance is being revised, due to an incident with two dangerous dogs in the village.  The new ordinance, if approved, will add a Vicious Dog designation.  Applying state statues to the proposed new ordinance, a dangerous dog would become vicious when it has thre


Sidney residents to Champaign County ZBA: ‘Have Compassion on Us’

It should have been a routine meeting on proposed ordinances for solar farm installations at the Champaign County Zoning Board of Appeals, but that was not the case last Thursday night.


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