JHS Soccer stays away from most CS8 Teams in Post Season

By Gary Scott on September 23 at 3:52pm

Jacksonville will avoid all but one Central State Eight team in the first couple of rounds of post season boys’ soccer. Jacksonville has been assigned to one of the Columbia Read More

VB Post Season Assignments aren’t quite done

By Gary Scott on September 23 at 3:12pm

Jacksonville appears to be headed for Sacred Heart Griffin for post season volleyball. The Illinois High School Association has assigned teams to sub sectionals. This year, the IHSA plans to 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

Jacksonville man representing Team USA in Special Olympics World Games

By Ryne Turke on July 21 at 10:10am

Photo by Jeremy Davidson

A Jacksonville man has been selected to compete in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. Fifty-two year old Kevin Bush, who resides at Pathway Services, is one of 11 athletes Read More

Local 7U baseball team heading to Little League World Series in Kansas

By Ryne Turke on July 11 at 5:38am


A local 7U baseball team is having a season to remember. The Central Illinois Swing, comprised of six and seven year old players from Greenfield, Shipman, Gillespie, Carlinville, Golden Eagle Read More

IC announces renovations to baseball and softball fields

By Ryne Turke on July 2 at 12:49pm


A ceremony was held at Illinois College this morning to commemorate the groundbreaking of two facility renovations on campus. Renovation plans for Joe Brooks Baseball Field and Jessica Kamp Softball Read More

Coach of the Year awarded to three Mac coaches

By Ryne Turke on June 26 at 1:13pm


Three MacMurray coaches have been named Coach of the Year in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Softball coach Lexy Determan, baseball coach Justin Fuhler and basketball coach Todd Creal Read More

District 117 looking to merge athletic director and assistant principal positions at JHS

By Ryne Turke on June 18 at 12:54pm


The next athletic director at Jacksonville High School could be playing a big role on the administrative team. District 117 board members discussed the best solutions for filling the vacant Read More