Friday post season

By Gary Scott on February 23, 2024 at 6:30am

We’ve got regional title games in a couple of locations tonight, plus post season for Illinois College. We start with the IC game this afternoon in the Midwest Conference Tournament. The Blueboys play Ripon, a team that had beaten the IC here at home, but IC defeated on the road. The tip off is slated […]

Scully Named New Head Volleyball Coach at Illinois College

By Benjamin Cox on February 21, 2024 at 5:44am

Illinois College has announced its next women’s Head Volleyball Coach. Athletic Director Meghan Roman announced that Claire Scully has been hired for the 2024 season. According to a press release, Scully comes to I.C. After working as an assistant volleyball coach and social media coordinator for the athletic department at Washington College the past two […]

IHSA Sanctions Girls’ Flag Football With Official State Series Starting This Fall

By Benjamin Cox on February 15, 2024 at 5:25am

The IHSA announced Wednesday that Girls Flag Football will be the latest sport to debut an IHSA State Series this Fall. The IHSA Board of Directors approved the Girls Flag Football State Series during their regularly scheduled meeting on February 4th. The IHSA will offer a State Series in 40 total sports and activities in […]

Ten Area Wrestlers Make State Finals

By Benjamin Cox on February 11, 2024 at 2:39pm

Ten area wrestlers move on to the State finals. In girls’ wrestling, at the Peoria Richwoods Sectional, at 115 pounds, Auburn’s Jasmine Brown took home 3rd place. Also qualifying for Auburn at 145 pounds was Jaydn Perry and at 170 pounds Heaven Workman. At the girls Geneseo Sectional, Jacksonville’s Alexis Seymour took home 3rd place […]

Regional Pairing Announced For Boys’ Basketball

By Benjamin Cox on February 9, 2024 at 6:46pm

The IHSA revealed regional pairings today for boys’ postseason basketball. In Class 1A, many of the area’s teams will feed into the Liberty Regional. Every team will play on Monday, February 19th at 7pm. #1 seed West Central meets #16 ISD at Winchester. #4 seed South County hosts #14 seed Barry-Western at Franklin. Triopia welcomes […]

Hamilton Returning As SHG Volleyball Coach

By Benjamin Cox on February 7, 2024 at 7:53am

Former State Representative Sandy Hamilton is returning to sports this Fall. The State Journal Register and Channel 1450 report that Hamilton is returning to the sidelines as the head volleyball coach at Sacred Heart Griffin, a title she held from 2012 to 2021. Hamilton left the position in 2021 to replace the retiring Mike Murphy […]

All Star Coaches Announced

By Gary Scott on February 4, 2024 at 9:00am

Coaches have been named for the 44th Country Financial West Central Illinois Boys’ All Star Classic. The game will be played Friday, March 15th at the Jacksonville high School Bowl. Voting on the senior players roster is underway now. Bryon Graven of South County will lead the south, and Triopia’s Rich Thompson will coach the […]

IHSA Members Vote Down Football Districts Proposal

By Benjamin Cox on December 19, 2023 at 11:24am

The Illinois High School Association member schools have voted down two proposals. A proposal that would have significantly changed football scheduling in the state failed to pass. Districts determined by classification and geography were voted down 272-379-76. That’s 58% voting against the measure. The only other proposal that did not pass sought to decrease the […]

Area Teams On the Radar For First AP Boys’ Basketball Coaches Poll

By Benjamin Cox on December 15, 2023 at 11:43am

The first AP coaches poll for boys’ basketball for the 2023-24 season has been released. A number of teams from the area are on the radar. In Class 3A, Decatur-MacArthur (7-1 Overall, 5-0 in the Central State 8) appears as a honorable mention with 3 points. The Generals visit Normal U-High on Saturday. In Class […]

Triopia School Dismissed Early. Games Moved to Virginia High

By Beth Anderson on December 15, 2023 at 11:12am

Triopia School has dismissed early today due to gas leak. The Triopia vs Carrollton Basketball game tonight has been moved to Virginia High School. The JV game will still begin at 6 PM with varsity to follow.