Sportshorts for Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013
Locals participate in all-star matches
Four local players were among the 40 seniors who played in the Northern Illinois Senior All-Star Volleyball Showcase on Saturday in Rockford.
Oregon’s Shannon Cullen
and Polo’s Alli Reeder helped Team Pink, coached by Oregon’s Faith Watson, win the title at the four-team event. Oregon’s Cydney Long and Jordan Wilken played on Team Orange.
Richmond sentenced to 3 years
Former Illinois Illini and Sauk Valley Predator Jereme Richmond was sentenced to 3 years in prison Monday, convicted of harassment of a witness, and for making threatening comments and gestures to a probation officer stemming from an April 25 incident.
Richmond has been in Lake County Jail in lieu of $250,000 bond ever since.
Vikings release CB after arrest
Minnesota released fourth-year cornerback A.J. Jefferson on Monday, just hours after he was arrested for domestic assault.
The 25-year-old Jefferson was arrested at his home by the Eden Prairie (Minn.) police department before 7 a.m., responding to a call from a 23-year-old woman who reported that she was assaulted about 4:30 a.m.