VIDEO: Ozarks Family Vacation

Before closing the lid on summer and heading off for my final year at Eastern Illinois University the family headed down to the Lake of the Ozarks for a week-long vacation.

Along with family from Illinois, some other family members met in the Ozarks and we were all able to stay in a beautiful five-bedroom house in the Four Seasons area. After the Ozarks: myself, along with wife and kids spent an evening in the St. Louis area before hitting the zoo on the final day of my oldest daughters visit.

I hope to continue to prove my video skills through a weekly vlog to document my final year at EIU. STAY TUNED…..



Metamora tennis finishes in top-3 at IHSA finals

In what is hopefully the first of many more stories during the summer, I wrote about my hometown high school’s recent trip to state. The story was published in the Woodford Courier. Follow and like them on FaceBook to see additional work I complete this summer.

Arlington Heights — Metamora seniors Fletcher Koehrsen and Carsten Boast earned the best state finish in Metamora boy’s and girl’s tennis history picking up a third place finish Saturday at the class 1A state championships played at Hersey High School in Arlington Heights. Continue reading “Metamora tennis finishes in top-3 at IHSA finals”

First summer blog post

Well, it’s been awhile since I last posted an update about myself. For starters, I finished a year at Eastern Illinois University and do indeed plan to return for my senior year. It’s after that where the confusion looks to begin. Continue reading “First summer blog post”

Barrow has chance to add her name to SIU history books

While home on winter break I wanted to keep my writing skills up and knew of an athlete from my hometown who is excelling both on the court and in the classroom at her own college. I emailed my old editor at the Woodford Courier well before winter break to get the okay for the following feature. So, here you are — Enjoy! And good luck next season, Abby. Continue reading “Barrow has chance to add her name to SIU history books”