Jacksonville Night At Busch Stadium 2021

By Benjamin Cox on July 23, 2021 at 7:14am

Cardinals fans got a treat last night as the Redbirds took the series win in the finale 3-2. Dylan Carlson and Nolan Arenado homered for the Cardinals.  Cards’ hurler Kwang Hyun Kim gave up just two runs over six innings to pick up the win.  Alex Reyes got the save for St. Louis, which has […]

Creviston Named New Routt Girls Basketball Coach

By Benjamin Cox on July 19, 2021 at 7:47am

Routt Catholic High School has its new lady’s basketball coach. Valerie Creviston has been hired as the new head coach for the Routt Catholic High School girls’ program. Creviston replaces longtime Routt coach Joe Eilering, who retired from coaching earlier this year. Creviston is the wife of Routt Athletic Director and football coach Barry Creviston. […]

GNW Player Named Baseball All State

By Gary Scott on June 30, 2021 at 10:16am

A Jacksonville area player has been named to the Class 1A all-state baseball team             Senior centerfielder Jacob Lansaw of Greenfield-Northwestern was named to the team by the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association.             Lansaw hit .493 this year with 9 home runs and 45 RBIs.             Also named to the Class 1A team […]

Murphy of JHS a State Wrestling Champ

By Gary Scott on June 22, 2021 at 6:42am

Jacksonville High School has a state champion wrestler.             Brooklyn Murphy claimed the top trophy in her weight class yesterday at the state wrestling meet hosted by the Illinois Wrestling Coaches Association.             Meanwhile, three wrestlers in Jacksonville will compete in the Illinois Wrestling Coaches of American state meet next weekend.             One of the […]

Ross and Springfield High baseball Own State Titles

By Gary Scott on June 18, 2021 at 6:51am

Waverly High School can boast about a student with a state track and field title.             Will Ross captured the Class 1A state triple jump title with a leap of 49-feet and 9 inches. He captured first place with a school record leap.             JHS boys’ track and field athletes will compete today. There are […]

Craig Named New Head Football Coach, AD at Beardstown

By Benjamin Cox on June 17, 2021 at 9:55am

Beardstown High School has named a new head football coach. Elliott Craig has been at North Fulton for the last 14 years. He will take over for Robbie Howard who resigned at the end of this year’s football season to take a job at Chatham-Glenwood. Craig carries a 62-65 record from the past 14 years […]

Class 1A Girls’ State Track and Field Meet

By Gary Scott on June 10, 2021 at 6:49am

New Berlin is well represented at the girls’ Class 1A state track and field meet at Eastern Illinois today.             New Berlin will have three relay teams…the 4 by 100, 4 by 200, and 4 by 400 events. Pittsfield also has relay teams in those three events. And, West Central has teams in the 4 […]

Roman Named I.C.’s Interim AD

By Benjamin Cox on June 9, 2021 at 1:02pm

Illinois College has named an interim Athletic Director. Current Head Softball Coach Meghan Roman has been named the new interim director to succeed Mike Snyder. Snyder was recently named the the new AD at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. Snyder officially stepped down on May 31st. Roman finished her 11th season at the helm […]

Student Athlete Endorsement Bill Passes

By Benjamin Cox on June 3, 2021 at 10:10am

College student athletes may soon benefit from endorsements and royalties off of use of their image. Efforts over the last few years have been underway to allow student athletes a chance to get an agent and sign endorsement deals. The General Assembly passed a bill on Friday. State Representative Jonathan Carroll of Northbrook says its […]

Thursday Sports

By Benjamin Cox on May 27, 2021 at 6:48am

Jacksonville tripped Gillespie in baseball yesterday 16-5. Routt slipped by Brown County in extra innings at Alumni Field 1-0. Routt then turned around and lost to Rochester at Future Champions later in the evening 11-2. Elsewhere, PORTA shut out Beardstown 4-0. In softball, New Berlin fell to Williamsville 16-6, and Carlinville slipped by North Mac […]