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

Routt and Lutheran FB Co-Op Gets Final Local Approval

By Gary Scott on May 15 at 1:38pm

A football co-op arrangement between Routt and Springfield Lutheran passed its last local hurdle yesterday. Members of the Western Illinois Valley Conference schools formally approved the co-op, according to Routt Read More

Jacksonville Night At Busch Stadium, Cards vs. Cubs, Today at 1:15pm

By Anthony Engle on May 5 at 2:00am

The Saint Louis Cardinals welcome not only the Chicago Cubs for their series this weekend, they also will play host to the Jacksonville community for a game today at 1:15pm. Read More

Routt Co-op with Lutheran Approved in a 2nd Vote

By Gary Scott on May 2 at 3:03pm

A second vote has resurrected the hope that Routt might have a co-op football team this fall. Members of the Western Illinois Valley Conference schools met today and voted to Read More