JHS College Signings today

By Gary Scott on February 3 at 5:06pm

Two division one college signings led the way for eight Jacksonville High School athletes who signed letters of intent to play sports in college yesterday afternoon. The two division signees Read More

Pool, Crum named coaches of West Central All-Star Classic

By Ryne Turke on February 1 at 5:48am

The West Central Illinois All Star Classic is joining in the community effort to assist a local coach battling lung cancer. WLDS/WEAI General Manager Gary Scott announced the head coaches Read More

All Star Coaches Announced by WLDS-WEAI

By Gary Scott on January 31 at 6:00am

Organizers of the 38th annual West Central Illinois Boys All Star Basketball Classic today announce the coaches for this year’s all-star game. Tyler Crum of Rushville Industry has been pegged Read More

Normal U High to Join the CS8

By Gary Scott on January 27 at 1:16pm

The Central State Eight Conference is reportedly ready to add a new member school. The State Journal Register reports today that CS8 officials today announced that Normal University High School Read More

WIT ratings are in

By Ryne Turke on December 18 at 8:18am

Two Adams County schools top the ratings for the annual Winchester Invitational Basketball Tournament next month. The Tournament opens Saturday, January 9th, with top ranked Libery playing number 9 North Read More

MacMurray basketball raising funds for Coach Bill Pool

By Ryne Turke on December 10 at 7:14am


MacMurray College’s Coaches vs. Cancer event this weekend will benefit a local coach battling the disease. The Highlanders are scheduled to play Principia College Saturday afternoon at Bill Wall Gymnasium. Read More

Chicago Cubs roster embraces local fan’s Hands-Helmet creation during postseason run

By Ryne Turke on October 8 at 1:35pm


A lifelong Chicago Cubs fan from Jacksonville is responsible for the infamous hands-helmet social media is buzzing about. On Wednesday night, the Chicago Cubs punched their ticket into the National Read More

Mac volleyball benefiting cystic fibrosis tonight

By Ryne Turke on August 28 at 11:54am


Tonight’s MacMurray College volleyball scrimmage against Augustana College will be raising money to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The event is scheduled to kick off with a junior varsity match Read More

District 117 officials open to elementary basketball league

By Ryne Turke on August 23 at 7:15am


District 117’s superintendent is showing interest in starting a youth basketball league for students at the elementary grade level. The idea was brought up by a District 117 parent during Read More

JHS hires Dion as Athletic Director/Assistant Principal

By Ryne Turke on August 5 at 7:21am


Jacksonville High School has selected Joey Dion for the Athletic Director/Assistant Principal position. According to JHS Principal Mike McGiles, Dion is extremely qualified for the job. “He was the principal Read More