Mayor’s Cup to be played Sunday; all proceeds go to New Directions

By Anthony Engle on December 24 at 6:00am

Much like the “Volley for a Cure” – a volleyball match supporting the Mia Ware Foundation – another game between the women athletes of both of Jacksonville’s four-year colleges will Read More

IHSA to Change FB Alignments

By Gary Scott on December 18 at 12:26pm

Illinois High School Association member schools have voted to change the way high school football teams schedule their seasons. The IHSA today announced the vote on proposal 23, which directs Read More

JHS Sports Hall of Fame Class Announced

By Gary Scott on December 2 at 6:30am

Ten highly respected individuals and a state champion relay team have been selected for a February 2019 induction into the Jacksonville High School Sports Hall of Fame. The 14th induction Read More

B-Ball teams honor Bill Merris, Memorial Gymnasium with four wins in four games

By Anthony Engle on November 18 at 12:24am

A rebirth of excellent basketball may be on the horizon for Illinois College. The Blue Boys and Lady Blues have made quite a comeback start to the 2018-2019 season, with Read More

District 117 Rounds out list of JHS Admins, declares elementary and middle school student Deans

By Anthony Engle on August 15 at 1:15am

The Jacksonville School District Board of Education met Tuesday afternoon for a special Board meeting in the conference room of their newly refurnished offices at 211 West State Street. The Read More

Hill tabbed as head head FB coach at New Berlin

By Gary Scott on August 6 at 2:05pm

New Berlin found its new head football coach the weekend before practice begins. High school teams begin practicing football today. An announcement over the weekend by New Berlin athletic director Read More

New Berlin Searching for FB Coach

By Gary Scott on August 3 at 9:31am

New Berlin is looking for a new football coach the weekend before practices begin. The State Journal Register reports today that Trevor Compardo has resigned as head coach at New Read More

Barry Creviston Back at Routt as FB Coach

By Gary Scott on July 3 at 10:24am

A former Routt Catholic head football coach is returning “home”. Routt Catholic principal Nick Roscetti announced yesterday that Routt has hired Barry Creviston as head football coach and athletic director. Read More

Waddle New IC Baseball Coach

By Gary Scott on June 13 at 11:02am

Illinois College has hired a new baseball coach. He is Jacob Waddle, a 2009 Luther College graduate. Waddle was an all conference and all region player at Luther. He went Read More

Routt Looking for New FB Coach

By Gary Scott on May 24 at 1:44pm

Routt will soon be looking for a new head football coach. Coach and athletic director Heath Wilson has been hired as the head football coach at Villa Grove High School. Read More