B-Ball teams honor Bill Merris, Memorial Gymnasium with four wins in four games

By Anthony Engle on November 18 at 12:24am

A rebirth of excellent basketball may be on the horizon for Illinois College. The Blue Boys and Lady Blues have made quite a comeback start to the 2018-2019 season, with Read More

District 117 Rounds out list of JHS Admins, declares elementary and middle school student Deans

By Anthony Engle on August 15 at 1:15am

The Jacksonville School District Board of Education met Tuesday afternoon for a special Board meeting in the conference room of their newly refurnished offices at 211 West State Street. The Read More

Hill tabbed as head head FB coach at New Berlin

By Gary Scott on August 6 at 2:05pm

New Berlin found its new head football coach the weekend before practice begins. High school teams begin practicing football today. An announcement over the weekend by New Berlin athletic director Read More

Barry Creviston Back at Routt as FB Coach

By Gary Scott on July 3 at 10:24am

A former Routt Catholic head football coach is returning “home”. Routt Catholic principal Nick Roscetti announced yesterday that Routt has hired Barry Creviston as head football coach and athletic director. Read More

Routt Looking for New FB Coach

By Gary Scott on May 24 at 1:44pm

Routt will soon be looking for a new head football coach. Coach and athletic director Heath Wilson has been hired as the head football coach at Villa Grove High School. Read More

Routt and Lutheran FB Co-Op Gets Final Local Approval

By Gary Scott on May 15 at 1:38pm

A football co-op arrangement between Routt and Springfield Lutheran passed its last local hurdle yesterday. Members of the Western Illinois Valley Conference schools formally approved the co-op, according to Routt Read More

Jacksonville Night At Busch Stadium, Cards vs. Cubs, Today at 1:15pm

By Anthony Engle on May 5 at 2:00am

The Saint Louis Cardinals welcome not only the Chicago Cubs for their series this weekend, they also will play host to the Jacksonville community for a game today at 1:15pm. Read More

Routt Co-op with Lutheran Approved in a 2nd Vote

By Gary Scott on May 2 at 3:03pm

A second vote has resurrected the hope that Routt might have a co-op football team this fall. Members of the Western Illinois Valley Conference schools met today and voted to Read More

Illinois College hires Steve Schweer as Blueboys Basketball head coach

By Anthony Engle on April 25 at 1:46pm

The Illinois College Blueboys Basketball team will look to continue the rich history of success and determination the team has been known to emulate for the past 60 years. Illinois Read More

Routt-Lutheran FB co-op Fails Conference Approval

By Gary Scott on April 11 at 1:45pm

A proposed sports co-op between Routt and Lutheran is kaput. The proposal was voted down this morning by football coaches and athletic directors in the Western Illinois Valley Conference. Routt Read More