Comedy Show Saturday, February 23 - Jeff Bodart

Since starting stand up in 2001, Jeff Bodart has been making a name for himself performing in comedy clubs across the country. He is a regular guest and contributing writer for the nationally syndicated radio show, The Bob & Tom Show.

In April of 2012, On Tour Records released Jeff's first comedy album, They're Still in the Can. In January of 2018, On Tour Records released his second album, Adorable & Affordable. Both albums can be found on iTunes, Amazon, Pandora and other various websites. 

You may have seen Jeff on the Comcast Cable network, WB, or Fox where he was featured on the new show, Laughs. Also, you may have also heard him on Sirius/XM satellite radio. Jeff was featured on Comedy Central Radio as a result of being a semi-finalist in Comedy Central's national talent search, Up Next.  And he has also performed in the the comedy festivals: The World Series of Comedy, Laugh Your Asheville Off and was also invited to perform at the Cape Fear Comedy Festival.

He also made his acting debut in the syfy TV movie, "Gila!", a remake of the 1959 classic, "The Giant Gila Monster" and also had a supporting role in the award-winning independent short film "Dandelion Dreams".

Jeff's style is so relatable you'll feel like you've known him for years which is quickly making him a fan favorite. Being the youngest in his Biblically-named family, Jeff was destined for the life of comedy. His animated and goofy demeanor combined with edgy quips covering his family, dating life, working out and food make for nonstop laughs.

Be prepared to add Jeff Bodart to your list of favorite comedians.

Ticket price - $13.00 each if purchased by Friday, February 22 - $15.00 each on the day of the show .  Call (815) 223-5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations. Minimum age is 21 years old.

Jeff Bodart’s Website

Youth Scholarship Champions

I.V. Super Bowl held the Fall Youth Scholarship Tournament Saturday December 29, 2018.  The winners in each age division earned scholarship money that may be used for higher education.  Bumper winner is Barrett Franklin ($75). The top three (age 11 and under) 1st  Karmen Piano ($300.00), 2nd Josie Greenwalt ($200.00), 3rd Nick Edgcomb ($100.00); (12 and over) 1st  Landon Bauer ($300.00), 2nd Kennedy Pelzer ($200.00), 3rd Jase Studer ($100.00)..

Bumper winner barrett franklin and bob stubler

Bumper winner barrett franklin and bob stubler

Age 11 and under L - R: Josie greenwalt, nick edgcomb, bob stubler and Karen piano

Age 11 and under L - R: Josie greenwalt, nick edgcomb, bob stubler and Karen piano

12 and over L - R: Jase Studer, Landon Bauer, Bob Stubler and Kennedy Pelzer

12 and over L - R: Jase Studer, Landon Bauer, Bob Stubler and Kennedy Pelzer

Kenny Calkins III wins Regional PBA Title

Kenny Calkins, III, 32 of Des Moines, Iowa  is no longer searching for his first Regional PBA title this year.  Sunday, September 2 he earned the honor of 1st Place in the Illinois Valley Midwest Classic at Illinois Valley Super Bowl.  Calkins captured the title and earned $2,000 for his efforts by averaging 219.13 over 16 games.  He finished the Qualifying Round in 11th place while averaging 220.86 over 7 games.  In 5 games in the  Round Robin he moved up to 5th place with a 213.42 average over 12 games.  He moved up to 4th place in the Round Robin position round providing him the opportunity to compete in the Stepladder Rounds.  Kenny beat Nate Stubler (4th Place - $650.00) 221-214 in the first Stepladder Round.  He then beat defending champion AJ Johnson (3rd Place - $800) 236 - 228 in the semi-finals.  He notched the title by beating Sean Rash (2nd Place ($1,100) in the title match 254 - 214.   There were participants from 9 states.  

Winners of the youth Pro Am Tournament held Saturday, September 1, 2018 were: 12 and over division - 1st Place Landen Miller, 2nd Place Matt Jacobson and 11 and under division - 1st Place Kaitlyn Miller.

Tournament sponsors include: La Salle State Bank, City of Peru, Ebonite, Classic Products, Toedter Oil, Western Bowling Proprietors Insurance, U.S. House of Representatives Congressman Adam Kinzinger,  Illinois State Senator Sue Rezin, Illinois House of  Representatives Member Jerry Long, Fran Szott Flooring, Walmart Distribution Center and Spring Creek Golf Course.

IV super Bowl owners congratulate kenny calkins, iii (l-R Bob Stubler, Kenny Calkins, iii and jim Stubler)  

IV super Bowl owners congratulate kenny calkins, iii (l-R Bob Stubler, Kenny Calkins, iii and jim Stubler)