Eckhouse to Step Down at IC

By Gary Scott on February 19 at 1:18pm

A coach of a second major sport at Illinois College is stepping down. Jay Eckhouse will join Mike Worrell on the sidelines next year. Worrell announced his retirement as men’s Read More

JHS Wrestler Makes History

By Gary Scott on February 14 at 3:44pm

History was made at Jacksonville High School this afternoon in the field of women’s wrestling. Jocelyn Murphy signed a letter of intent to attend Missouri Valley College this fall. She Read More

IC Hall of Fame Induction

By Gary Scott on February 13 at 1:47pm

Illinois College will welcome its newest class of inductees into the Sports Hall of Fame next month. Nine people make up the class. The list includes long-time trainer Terry Geirnaeirt Read More

Cubs on WLDS

By Gary Scott on February 9 at 7:15am

WLDS is going Cubbie blue this season. We announce this morning that WLDS has entered into an agreement to become a part of the Chicago Cubs radio baseball network. WLDS Read More

All Star Coaches Announced

By Gary Scott on February 6 at 7:15am

The coaches have picked for the 40th annual West Central Illinois Boys All Star Classic. The game will be played Friday, March 23rd at the Jacksonville High School Bowl. It Read More

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