Jacksonville selected to host Midwest Professional Basketball franchise

By Ryne Turke on July 20 at 8:36pm

The Midwest Professional Basketball Association is expanding to Jacksonville. MPBA Associate Commissioner Craig Fata says the Jacksonville Generals are the first of multiple teams set to join the league in Read More

Jacksonville man making debut at the Reebok Crossfit Games

By Ryne Turke on July 8 at 12:43pm

With more than three years of training under his belt, Steve King will compete in his toughest challenge to date in Carson, California from July 19-21. The road the the Read More

JHS grad taking basketball talents overseas

By Ryne Turke on July 2 at 5:33am

Jacksonville high school alum Blake Burgess is taking his basketball talents overseas. The JHS and William Woods University graduate, signed a deal with Strsljen Sports Management and Consulting to play Read More

IHSA approves new heat safety policies

By Ryne Turke on June 25 at 5:33am

High school athletes in Illinois will be playing under new heat safety guidelines for the postseason beginning with the 2016-2017 school year. According to the IHSA website, the policy was Read More

Taylor Leaving JHS

By Gary Scott on May 23 at 7:13pm

The Jacksonville school board will soon be looking for a new boys head basketball coach. Sean Taylor has confirmed that he is taking the head coaching spot at Moline United. Read More

JHS freshman breaks several powerlifting records

By Ryne Turke on May 19 at 3:05pm

A Jacksonville High School freshman took home three powerlifting records during a national competition earlier this month. Michael McNulty talks about the records he broke during his impressive International Powerlifting Read More

IC head football coach stepping down

By Jim McCabe on May 13 at 8:51am

Illinois College head football coach Garrett Campbell has resigned after eight years. According to a press release from IC, Campbell has accepted a position at Fullerton College in his native Read More

MacMurray baseball postseason bound

By Ryne Turke on May 12 at 11:52am

Under a first year head coach and a 22-win season, MacMurray College’s baseball program is postseason bound. With four straight wins to close out the regular season, the Highlanders punched Read More

Olivia Kauffman honored by CS8

By Jim McCabe on May 10 at 6:44am

Jacksonville High School senior Olivia Kaufmann has been named the CS8 Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Kaufmann has the most-ever points in JHS girls basketball history with 2,163. She Read More

McCombs Named Honorable Mention All State

By Gary Scott on March 18 at 11:00am

A Jacksonville High School player has received honorable mention from the Associated Press boys’ 3A all-state team. Junior Brandon McCombs was included in the honorable mention players on the list Read More