North Sports Roundup

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Grover steps down at Freeport

Rob Grover, the only coach the Freeport varsity football program has known, has stepped down. Grover, who went 19-31 in his six seasons, twice leading the Falcons to the playoffs, said that he recently got a job promotion and that the time was right to move on.
“It was just time,” Grover said. “I feel good (about what we did). We did a lot with small numbers. I hope I left the program in good hands and I hope it continues to grow.”

Hoop Shoot contest upcoming

Portland Elks Lodge 188 will hold a foul shooting contest Saturday, Dec. 20 at the McAuley gym. Registration is 9 a.m. There will categories for girls and boys in age groups 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13. The winners advance to the district shoot-off. FMI, 773-6426.