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 jsd117.org 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 D3Football.com All-West Region Second Team. The Auburn native received the announcement on Monday, according to a press release Read More

Mac basketball holding Toys for Tots drive during Saturday games

By Ryne Turke on December 5 at 12:44pm


The MacMurray College basketball teams are teaming with a local organization for a Toys for Tots donation drive at Bill Wall Gymnasium. Fans are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped Read More

IC’s Bates in the running for top NCAA D3 football player

By Ryne Turke on November 25 at 11:15am


Illinois College’s senior quarterback is one of 10 semifinalists in the running for the most outstanding football player in NCAA Division III. The Gagliardi Trophy, given annually since 1993, recognizes Read More

IC football has 11 named to All-MWC team

By Ryne Turke on November 19 at 10:06am


Six players earned first-team honors and five were named to the second-team by a vote from head coaches in the conference. The biggest awards went to defensive lineman James Dambacher Read More