Local College Sports Results

By Benjamin Cox on November 17, 2019 at 8:59am

Illinois College hosted Ripon College for the second time this season. The Blueboys walked away with their second victory against the Red Hawks yesterday, closing their season with a 35-21 victory. Illinois College ends their season at 6-3. It was the first time since 1984 that IC had faced the same team twice in a […]

High School Football Playoff Results – November 16th

By Benjamin Cox on November 17, 2019 at 8:49am

1AKewanee (Wethersfield) 20 Morrison 13Lena-Winslow 52 Freeport 20Central A & M 42 Arcola 8 Carrollton 28 Athens 55 2A Auburn 6 Decatur St. Teresa 34 5A Joliet Catholic Academy 14 Mascoutah 21Rochester 49 Sacred Heart-Griffin 35 6A East St. Louis 60 Oak Lawn (Richards) 0Chatham (Glenwood) 40 New Lenox (Providence Catholic) 16

Bob Winstead Dies

By Gary Scott on November 12, 2019 at 10:25am

A long time retired area football coach died yesterday at Passavant Area Hospital.      Bob Winstead died at the age of 91 yesterday.      Winstead’s coaching career took him to Routt Catholic High School, Virginia High School and Camp Point Central.      Winstead coached at then Routt High School from 1956 through 1960. His teams […]

11 In Line for the IC Hall of Fame

By Gary Scott on November 11, 2019 at 2:25pm

Eleven people are headed to the Illinois College sports hall of fame in February.             The list includes a former IC president, one athlete from the 1980s, three from the 1990s, and six athletes from this century.             The former president is Dr. Don Mundinger, who served as president from 1973 to 93. He oversaw […]

MacMurray Volleyball Falls in SLIAC Championship, Ends With Honors

By Benjamin Cox on November 11, 2019 at 8:39am

MacMurray College Women’s Volleyball ended their season on Saturday, falling to Westminster in the SLIAC Tournament Championship game 25-23, 17-25, 22-25, 18-25. It was MacMurray’s first appearance in the championship game since 1996. MacMurray’s season ended with an 18-16 record, the best win total for the college also since 1996. The season didn’t end without […]

High School Football Playoff Results

By Benjamin Cox on November 10, 2019 at 8:50am

In class 1A, Moweaqua Central A & M defeated Fisher 69-34 and Arcola defeated Greenfield-Northwestern 23-14. Arcola will face Central A&M at Moweaqua next week. In the bottom of the bracket, Carrollton upset Argenta-Oreana 48-35 and Athens upset Camp Point Central 24-6. Carrollton and Athens will lock up next week in Athens. In class 2A, […]

Athens Defeats GNW for Super Sectional Crown

By Benjamin Cox on November 9, 2019 at 9:17am

Athens defeated Greenfield 25-7, 25-4 to win the Class 1A New Berlin Supersectional at the Pretzel Dome last night. The Warriors advance to the IHSA State Volleyball Tournament next Friday in Normal at Redbird Arena. It’s Athens first Super Sectional title since 1979. The Tigers end their season tied with the school record for number […]

IC Volleyball Season Ends, Duncan & 4 Players Receive Honors

By Benjamin Cox on November 9, 2019 at 9:11am

The Illinois College volleyball team had its 2019 season come to an end on Friday night with a 3-2 loss (15-25, 25-22, 25-14, 24-26, 13-15) to St. Norbert College in the semifinals of the Midwest Conference Tournament. The Lady Blues end the year with an overall record of 21-8. The Illinois College volleyball team had […]

GNW Sectional Champs

By Gary Scott on November 7, 2019 at 7:04am

Greenfield-Northwestern is taking its volleyball team to the super sectional.      The Tigers claimed the Lincolnwood sectional last night with a 19-25, 25-20, 25-19 victory over Waterloo Gibault. It was the second sectional title for Greenfield, and first as GNW.      GNW is now 28-5-2, and will play Athens at New Berlin tomorrow night for […]

Greenfield & Athens Win Sectional Titles

By Benjamin Cox on November 6, 2019 at 9:20pm

Greenfield-Northwestern defeated Waterloo-Gibault in a tight match last night at the Lincolnwood Sectional 19-25, 25-20, 25-19. They move on to play Athens, who defeated Lewistown in two close matches 25-23, 25-19. Greenfield and Athens will play in the New Berlin Supersectional Friday night at 6PM for a chance to go to state.