Heffren soars to second: Trevor Heffren of Eureka took second in the high jump at the New Balance Nationals on Thursday at Aggie Stadium in Greensboro, N.C. The sophomore-to-be and reigning two A champion went six feet eight and three-fourths inches. That was the same height for EJ Bell of Yorktown, Va., who won due to fewer attempts to make the standard.
Pacocha has easy time on the links: Eureka's Allison Pacocha won the Class B (ages 14-15) group at Thursday’s Peoria Park District Junior Open I held at Kellogg. The sophomore-to-be fired an 18-hole score of 77. Her winning margin was by a whopping 24 strokes. Pacocha tied for third in last fall’s small school state finals at Decatur’s Red Tail Run.
Greene nets scholarship: Recent Eureka graduate Morgan Greene was one of nine individuals who received a $1,000 scholarship through the Peoria-based Independent Sports Club of Central Illinois. The group is an organization who assists in the aim to support youth sports programs. During her four years of high school, Greene was a three-sport athlete, as she lettered in golf, basketball and softball.