IC Volleyball Season Ends, Duncan & 4 Players Receive Honors

By Benjamin Cox on November 9, 2019 at 9:11am

The Illinois College volleyball team had its 2019 season come to an end on Friday night with a 3-2 loss (15-25, 25-22, 25-14, 24-26, 13-15) to St. Norbert College in the semifinals of the Midwest Conference Tournament. The Lady Blues end the year with an overall record of 21-8. The Illinois College volleyball team had […]

GNW Sectional Champs

By Gary Scott on November 7, 2019 at 7:04am

Greenfield-Northwestern is taking its volleyball team to the super sectional.      The Tigers claimed the Lincolnwood sectional last night with a 19-25, 25-20, 25-19 victory over Waterloo Gibault. It was the second sectional title for Greenfield, and first as GNW.      GNW is now 28-5-2, and will play Athens at New Berlin tomorrow night for […]

Greenfield & Athens Win Sectional Titles

By Benjamin Cox on November 6, 2019 at 9:20pm

Greenfield-Northwestern defeated Waterloo-Gibault in a tight match last night at the Lincolnwood Sectional 19-25, 25-20, 25-19. They move on to play Athens, who defeated Lewistown in two close matches 25-23, 25-19. Greenfield and Athens will play in the New Berlin Supersectional Friday night at 6PM for a chance to go to state.

Bowman Hired As First IC Strength & Conditioning Coach

By Benjamin Cox on November 4, 2019 at 9:45am

Illinois College welcomes a Greenfield, Illinois native back to Central Illinois with a new full-time position in the athletics department. 2004 Greenfield High School graduate Jordan Bowman will be IC Athletics first full-time Strength & Conditioning Coach. Bowman returns to the area after founding his own business in strength & conditioning PRIME Training Systems in […]

Pritzker Supports NCAA Athlete Compensation Legislation

By Benjamin Cox on October 28, 2019 at 6:20am

Governor J.B. Pritzker announced yesterday that he would be in favor of student athletes getting endorsement deals. Pritzker said on Chicago’s WGN AM-720 yesterday that he would back current legislation in the General Assembly allowing college athletes in Illinois to make money from endorsements. Pritzker told WGN that student athletes deserve to earn compensation based […]

Pairings For Football Playoffs for Local Teams

By Benjamin Cox on October 27, 2019 at 10:15am

Class 1ABottom Bracket#12 Brown County at #5 Greenfield-Northwestern#15 North Greene at #2 Argenta-Oreana#10 Arthur at #7 Carrollton#14 Caitlin-Salt Fork at #3 Camp Point Central Class 2ATop Bracket#12 Rushville-Industry at #5 Gibson City#14 Mendon Unity at #3 Clifton CentralBottom Bracket#10 Auburn at #7 Chester Class 3ABottom Bracket#16 Newton at #1 Beardstown#14 North Mac at #3 Vandalia […]

Saturday Local Sports

By Benjamin Cox on October 27, 2019 at 6:00am

The Jacksonville High School Cross Country Team ended their season yesterday at their local regional held in Community Park despite the inclement weather. The girls and boys finished in the middle of the pack team wise and had no top 10 individual finishers. For the girls side, the team finished 5th out of 7 with […]

Week 8 High School Football AP Coach’s Poll

By Benjamin Cox on October 23, 2019 at 6:16am

In Class 1A, Camp Point Central and Carrollton remain within the Top 10 at number 7 and number 10 respectively. Greenfield-Northwestern remains 5 points shy of getting into the Top 10. In Class 2A, the only local team in the area is Auburn at 6-2 currently sits at #9. In Class 3A, Beardstown is tied […]

IL Student Athlete Pay Bill Currently Being Heard in Legislature

By Benjamin Cox on October 2, 2019 at 9:30am

Illinois college athletes may soon be the second in the nation to be paid. Two bills were filed in the Illinois House of Representatives over the last week to seek to pay college athletes for the usage of their name, image, and likeness by the NCAA. Calumet City Democratic Rep. Thaddeus Jones filed HB 3898 […]

IC and Mac players finalists for National Honors

By Gary Scott on September 25, 2019 at 10:18am

Two local college football players are among the finalists for the 2019 William V Campbell Trophy from the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.      The finalists must be a senior in their final year of eligibility, have a GPA of at least 3.2, have outstanding football talent, and demonstrate leadership ability.      […]