New JHS Head Girls Coach Hired

By Gary Scott on June 5 at 12:22pm

Jacksonville High School now has a new girls’ head basketball coach. Brandon Radford has been selected as the successor of Jeanette Barlow. Barlow was fired from the post late in Read More

Graven Hired at South County

By Gary Scott on June 4 at 10:25am

South County now has a new boys’ head basketball coach. The Waverly and Franklin school boards have agreed to hire Bryon Graven as the new boys’ basketball coach for the Read More

Mansholt Steps Down

By Gary Scott on May 31 at 7:05am

A long time coach at Jacksonville High School is stepping down. Jacksonville High School athletic director Ryan Van Aken announced yesterday that JHS head girls soccer coach John Mansholt announced Read More

Calhoun shuts out Routt to win Sectional

By Benjamin Cox on May 24 at 6:23pm

One area team’s quest for a state title came to an end on Friday. Calhoun shut out the Routt Lady Rockets on their home field 11-0 to advance to the Read More

Thompson head Basketball Coach at Triopia

By Gary Scott on May 16 at 10:00am

Triopia has pegged a graduate, and a familiar name to fill a couple of boys’ head coaching positions at the high school level. The board last night approved the hiring Read More

Triopia Hires New Head Football Coaches, West Central Close to Approval

By Benjamin Cox on May 16 at 8:39am

Two area high schools are filling major coaching vacancies. Triopia and West Central are expected to have new head coaches for their football programs by the end of the month. Read More

Day 2: Class 1A Girls Track State Qualifiers

By Benjamin Cox on May 10 at 8:43am

Sectional meets for Girls track teams kicked off Wednesday. Area teams wrapped up sectional competition in Carlinville yesterday in Class 1A. North Mac placed second overall with 68 points. North Read More

Class 1A & 2A Girls State Track Qualifiers

By Benjamin Cox on May 9 at 9:27am

Several local teams will be sending female athletes to the State Track Meet in Charleston next week. Sectional track meets for Girls track teams kicked off yesterday in Lincoln and Read More

Suits Headed to Carlinville

By Gary Scott on April 18 at 2:30pm

Waverly and Franklin school boards are looking for a new head boys’ basketball coach. Dave Suits resigned as head coach of the South County Vipers last night. Suits has been Read More

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

By Benjamin Cox 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