IC to Face Dubuque at Wash U. on Friday Afternoon in First Round of DIII Tourney

By Benjamin Cox on February 26, 2024 at 2:23pm

The Illinois College men’s basketball team will open the 2024 NCAA Division III Tournament on Friday against Dubuque on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, the NCAA announced this afternoon. Tip off is set for 4:20PM. Dubuque was an at-large bid to the tournament and finished their season 21-6 overall. This is the […]

Monday Sports

By Gary Scott on February 26, 2024 at 6:26am

Illinois College played two softball games and a baseball game yesterday afternoon. IC stopped St Norbert in baseball 16-13, and the softball team fell to Webster 4-0, and then lost to Bellhaven 8-3. At the Vandalia super sectional in 2 A girls basketball, Camp Point plays Nashville, and in 3A, Glenwood plays Highland at Highland, […]

2024 Country Financial West Central Boys All Star Squad

By Gary Scott on February 24, 2024 at 12:00pm

Players have been announced for the Country Financial West Central Illinois All Star Classic that will be held Friday, March 15th. Rich Thompson of Triopia will coach the north squad, and Bryon Graven of South County will lead the south. At least eight of the all stars at least 1-thousand points in their career. Zack […]

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 […]