Players Selected for Annual All Star Game

By Gary Scott on February 28 at 10:00am

Players have been chosen for the 37th annual West Central Illinois boys All Star Classic in March at the Jacksonville High School Bowl. The game is sponsored by Country Financial Read More

Two WIVC Girls named All State

By Gary Scott on February 27 at 11:32am

Two Western Illinois Valley Conference players have been named to the Class 1A girls all state team. 6-2 sophomore Grace Baalman  of Calhoun was the top vote getter on the Read More

Shearburn Steps Down at Routt

By Gary Scott on February 27 at 11:14am

Routt Catholic High School is looking for its second boys head basketball coach in three years. Randy Shearburn says he turned in his letter of resignation after the Monday night Read More

JHS HOF Nominations

By Gary Scott on February 23 at 11:54am

The Jacksonville High School Sports Hall of Fame Committee has begun taking nominations for the 2016 class. Nomination forms can be downloaded from the website by clicking on the Read More

Porta A-C sports co-op coming to an end

By Ryne Turke on January 13 at 7:42am


A four-year sports co-op between two West Central Illinois schools is coming to an end. Petersburg Porta and Ashland A-C will cease their partnership at the end of this school Read More

Porta/AC Central snags top seed at Winchester

By Ryne Turke on December 18 at 3:47pm

Porta/AC Central has been given the top seed for the 93rd annual Winchester Invitational Tournament next month. Porta has won its first seven games this season. The Bluejays were rated 5th a Read More

Basketball Notes

By Gary Scott on December 17 at 11:10am

Congratulations to Luke Palan of Carrollton. The outstanding guard hit 1-thousand points in his career last Friday against North Mac, and then sailed past the benchmark last night with 18 Read More

Lutheran #1 at Waverly

By Gary Scott on December 14 at 7:58pm

Springfield Lutheran has grabbed the top seed at the Waverly Holiday Tournament. Lutheran will open the tournament the day after Christmas against 9th ranked Edinburg. Athens is rated second, followed Read More

JHS’ Stout earns wrestling scholarship

By Jim McCabe on December 10 at 8:49am


Jacksonville High School’s Zach Stout will be continuing his time on the wrestling mat at the college level after the conclusion of his senior season. Stout signed a national letter Read More

IC’s Dambacher named to All-West Region Second Team

By Ryne Turke on December 8 at 4:23pm


Illinois College Senior defensive end James Dambacher has been named to the All-West Region Second Team. The Auburn native received the announcement on Monday, according to a press release Read More