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

The Bowl wraps up 3A Regional, now prepares to host 1A Super-Sectional

By Ryne Turke on March 8 at 7:21am

Hosting postseason venues is no easy task, just ask Jacksonville High School Athletic Director Joey Dion. Fans flocked to The Bowl this past week for boys’ basketball 3A regional action, Read More

JHS College Signings today

By Gary Scott on February 3 at 5:06pm

Two division one college signings led the way for eight Jacksonville High School athletes who signed letters of intent to play sports in college yesterday afternoon. The two division signees Read More

Pool, Crum named coaches of West Central All-Star Classic

By Ryne Turke on February 1 at 5:48am

The West Central Illinois All Star Classic is joining in the community effort to assist a local coach battling lung cancer. WLDS/WEAI General Manager Gary Scott announced the head coaches Read More

Normal U High to Join the CS8

By Gary Scott on January 27 at 1:16pm

The Central State Eight Conference is reportedly ready to add a new member school. The State Journal Register reports today that CS8 officials today announced that Normal University High School Read More

MacMurray basketball raising funds for Coach Bill Pool

By Ryne Turke on December 10 at 7:14am

MacMurray College’s Coaches vs. Cancer event this weekend will benefit a local coach battling the disease. The Highlanders are scheduled to play Principia College Saturday afternoon at Bill Wall Gymnasium. Read More

Chicago Cubs roster embraces local fan’s Hands-Helmet creation during postseason run

By Ryne Turke on October 8 at 1:35pm

A lifelong Chicago Cubs fan from Jacksonville is responsible for the infamous hands-helmet social media is buzzing about. On Wednesday night, the Chicago Cubs punched their ticket into the National Read More

Mac volleyball benefiting cystic fibrosis tonight

By Ryne Turke on August 28 at 11:54am

Tonight’s MacMurray College volleyball scrimmage against Augustana College will be raising money to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The event is scheduled to kick off with a junior varsity match Read More