#TakeMeBackTuesday | Forreston sprinters finish third at state

CHARLESTON - After taking the baton from teammate Bennett Soltow, Forreston's Avery Grenoble takes off on his leg of the Class 1A 4x100-Meter Relay at the Illinois High School Association Track & Field State Finals on Thursday, June 17, 2021. The Forreston squad, composed of Soltow, Grenoble, Brock Soltow, and Jordan Neuschwander went on to finished in third place after turning in a time of 43.77 on Saturday. See more photos from the 2021 state track meet in the PhotoNews Photos archive in the Live Transmit section.

The Cardinals finished eighth in the team standings with 25 points behind St. Joseph-Ogden in fifth place with 35 points, Maroa-Forsyth in sixth and Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond in seventh place.

(Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks)

CATsNAP benefit raises money to address cat overpopulation and pet healthcare

Elena Negruta and Ingrid Kammin
Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks
URBANA - Vocalists Elena Negruta and Ingrid Kammin preform a classical piece at the The CATsNAP Benefit Concert on Sunday afternoon at the Rose Bowl Tavern. The three-hour fundraiser also featured performances from the Church Street Ramblers, the Peter Tijerina Quintet, and Tania Arazi Coambs Trio. CATsNAP is a local cat shelter whose mission is to reduce pet overpopulation and improve the welfare of animals in Champaign County. The organization offers referrals for a low income spay/neuter service, assists with pet adoptions, and provides educational material to help pet owners care for their furry family members.

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