Thompson in IHSFCA Hall of Fame

By Gary Scott on December 20 at 11:48am

An area football coach has been recognized for his record and long service on the high school gridiron. Rich Thompson has been elected to the Illinois High School Football Coaches Read More

Six from the Area Headed to the IBCA Hall of Fame

By Gary Scott on December 7 at 1:41pm

Six individuals with ties to the Jacksonville area are headed to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. The six include a couple of officials…Barry Wright of Manchester, and Read More

Megginson Headed to ISU

By Gary Scott on December 4 at 7:05am

A Jacksonville High School graduate plans to play football in Bloomington next year. Gabe Megginson announced over the weekend that he plans to transfer to Illinois State. Megginson had been Read More

IHSA Will Not Double FB Playoff Field

By Gary Scott on November 28 at 12:49pm

A proposal that would have doubled the field for the Illinois High School Association football post season has been stopped before it reached all member schools. The proposal would have Read More

Megginson Leaving U of I

By Gary Scott on November 28 at 9:56am

A Jacksonville High School graduate, and a teammate have announced plans to transfer from the University of Illinois. Gabe Megginson announced plans to transfer from the U of I on Read More

Babb Headed To Iowa

By Gary Scott on November 15 at 9:59am

A Westfair Christian Academy senior has signed a letter of intent to compete in the Big Ten. Caleb Babb yesterday signed an official letter of intent to attend Iowa, and Read More

Lynch of ISVI at the State Swim Meet

By Gary Scott on November 13 at 12:55pm

A Jacksonville swimmer is headed back to the state swim meet. Tori Lynch from the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired in Jacksonville placed first in four events for athletes Read More

Mills Gets ISU Scholarship

By Gary Scott on August 30 at 11:39am

A Jacksonville High School football player got a pleasant surprise at Illinois State this week. Andy Mills was one of three players promoted from walk on status to a scholarship Read More

Keene named to Missouri Valley Football Conference pre-season team

By Blake Schnitker on July 25 at 12:53pm

Jacksonville native and current Illinois State University football player Dalton Keene has been named to the Missouri Valley Football Conference pre-season team. A 2013 graduate of Jacksonville High School, Keene Read More

Jacksonville Legend Charlie Bellatti dies

By Jack Jones on July 1 at 9:59am

A Jacksonville treasure has died. Charlie Bellatti, who leaves behind an enormous legacy in the city and at his beloved Illinois College, passed away Friday in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He Read More