Thursday Sports

By Gary Scott on September 19, 2019 at 6:59am

On the volleyball court last night, Routt downed Griggsville Perry 25-10, 25-10, and New Berlin beat Edinburg 25-21, 25-9.      The Illinois College men’s soccer team dropped MacMurray in overtime yesterday 1-0.      Jacksonville defeated Jerseyville in golf in Jerseyville yesterday.      We head to Greene County tonight, where West Central visits Greenfield-Northwestern. Our pre-game […]

IC Women’s Soccer Match Cancelled Saturday

By Benjamin Cox on September 18, 2019 at 3:49pm

Due to a lack of healthy players on its roster, the Lincoln Christian University women’s soccer team has had to cancel the match scheduled for Saturday morning here at England Stadium against Illinois College. The IC men were scheduled to follow that women’s match for a 1:30 p.m. kick-off with the Red Lions. That match […]

NOS Winged Sprint Cars Return to Jacksonville Next Weekend

By Benjamin Cox on September 18, 2019 at 10:08am

The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will make their third appearance on Wednesday, September 25th, at Jacksonville Speedway. The April appearance was rained out and Jacksonville Speedway will honor all the tickets and armbands from the spring show, as well as having tickets on hand for the current show. Fans are […]

Week 3 AP Rank Sees Carrollton, Camp Point, Chatham & Beardstown Move Up

By Benjamin Cox on September 17, 2019 at 5:37pm

Class 1A still has Forreston at #1 this week, but Lena-Winslow is knocking at the door with only 3 less votes. Carrollton moves up two spots to #8 this week, with Camp Point Central moving up to #5, and Brown County still lurking outside of the top ten. Beardstown still continues their ascent in 3A, […]

Isaac Bruce To Visit Jacksonville For Two Speaking Events

By Benjamin Cox on September 16, 2019 at 4:35pm

A Super Bowl Champion is coming to Jacksonville next week. Former L.A and St. Louis Rams Wide Receiver Isaac Bruce will be a special guest for MacMurray College and the Western Illinois Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Bruce will be the featured speaker at two events in Jacksonville on September 22nd & 23rd. Bruce will share […]

Few Changes in Week 2 AP High School Rankings

By Benjamin Cox on September 11, 2019 at 11:49am

Forreston remains atop the Class 1A poll this week. Camp Point Central has dropped a spot to #6. Carrollton remains in the #10 spot. Brown County still hangs outside the top 10 but still received votes in the poll this week for the second week in a row. Beardstown leap frogs up to #5 in […]

IHSA Has An Official Shortage

By Benjamin Cox on September 9, 2019 at 8:34am

Friday Night Lights for football may soon be disappearing. Currently, the IHSA is experiencing a massive shortage for referees. The consequence of not finding a game official is the players can’t play the game. The total number of referees dropped by about 2,000 people in the last nine years, according to IHSA. Between young people […]

MacMurray hires a new Wrestling Coach

By Gary Scott on September 4, 2019 at 9:44am

MacMurray College has hired a new wrestling coach. He is Graham Karwath, and he replaces Alberto Quiros. Quiros has resigned from the post. Karwath has coached men’s and women’s wrestling at Lindenwood University in Belleville. This past year, he helped put together the men’s team most successful year to date. He guided the women’s team […]

Tuesday Sports Results

By Benjamin Cox on September 4, 2019 at 6:02am

In boys soccer last night JHS shut out Decatur-MacArthur 3-0. In girls volleyball: Camp Point Central over Rushville in 3 sets, Pleasant Plains over Auburn in two, Illini West defeated Beardstown in two, Greenfield/Northwestern was defeated by Lincolnwood in two, JHS over MacArthur in two close games, New Berlin over PORTA in two, Riverton lost […]

SLIAC Conference Celebrates 30 Years

By Benjamin Cox on August 29, 2019 at 10:54am

The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is celebrating its 30th anniversary throughout the 2019-20 academic year. To celebrate the anniversary the SLIAC will be utilizing a special logo this season. Throughout the year the conference office will also be releasing special feature stories on their website. Stories will highlight individuals, players, and teams that helped […]