Wednesday Sports

By Gary Scott on December 7, 2022 at 6:37am

We had basketball last night at two locations. On WLDS, Jacksonville lost to Glenwood 50-42 for the second time this year. Triopia tumbled in a conference game against Routt Rockets 63-36. In the CS8, Southeast is at Lanphier, SHG smashed Springfield High 69-29, Lanphier downed Southeast 60-54, Decatur Eisenhower fell to Normal U High 45-42, […]

Tuesday Sports

By Gary Scott on December 6, 2022 at 7:04am

In girls’ action last night, Carrollton lost to Brown County 58-27, GNW stopped Routt 38-30, Triopia lost to West Central 57-38, Pittsfield slipped past Rushville Industry 41-20, Beardstown dropped VIT 42-33, New Berlin-South County thumped South Fork/Edinburg 40-28, and Auburn was edged by Gillespie 55-51. On the boys’ schedule yesterday, Carrollton lost to Calhoun 67-49, […]

IBCA Hall of Fame Inductees include two from Franklin

By Gary Scott on November 30, 2022 at 12:18pm

This area is well represented in the latest Hall of Fame Class of the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association. The Winchester Invitational Tournament will be recognized for 100 years as an organization of the year by the IBCA. Two players from the area will be inducted. They are Ike Dodd of Waverly, and Tim Fischer of […]

2022 Waverly Girls Thanksgiving All Tournament Team

By Benjamin Cox on November 24, 2022 at 7:32am

The following players were named to the Waverly Girls Basketball Thanksgiving All-Tournament Team: Lauren Flowers – Carrollton Paige Henson – Carrollton Karlissa Clark – Auburn Addison Wheatley – Auburn Mae Bandelow – South County Caroline Peters – South County Gianna Pop – South Fork Abby Hendricks – North Mac Megan Reynolds – Triopia

Wednesday Sports

By Benjamin Cox on November 24, 2022 at 7:28am

Boys Basketball – Gene Bergschneider Tournament – New Berlin Routt 71 Springfield-Lutheran 28 South County 52 Triopia 47 New Berlin 42 Macon-Meridian 31 Boys Basketball – Beardstown Tournament Rushville-Industry 58 Mendon-Unity 52 West Central 64 Galesburg JV 35 Augusta-Southeastern 65 Beardstown 41 Boys Basketball – Pittsfield Tournament Western 47 Liberty 44 OT Pittsfield 51 Payson-Seymour […]

CS8 to Add Quincy-Notre Dame in Football Only in 2024

By Benjamin Cox on November 23, 2022 at 7:52am

Channel 1450’s Derek Parris reports that the Central State 8 Conference has announced the addition of Quincy-Notre Dame for football only starting in 2024. The addition of QND will bring the conference to 12 teams with the re-addition of Lincoln to the conference in 2023. The conference will go to two divisions in 2024. Weeks […]

West Central Athletics Advertises For New Softball Head Coach, Assistant

By Benjamin Cox on November 16, 2022 at 6:17am

The West Central Sports Co-op appears to be moving on from Head Softball Coach Kandice Kunkel. In a post to the Scott-Morgan Community District #2 Facebook Page yesterday, the district is advertising for a head coach and assistant coach for high school softball. Back in October, the Bluffs School Board voted against the Winchester School […]

Two From Jacksonville on All State FB teams

By Gary Scott on November 15, 2022 at 12:50pm

A Jacksonville High School senior has been named to a 5A all state football team. Senior quarterback Elijah Owens has been named to the Illinois High School football coaches association all state team. Owens is headed to Indiana State next year. He was the only player in the Central State Eight to make the 5A […]

ISVI Swimmer Finishes 4th At State

By Benjamin Cox on November 13, 2022 at 5:34pm

ISVI Sophomore Lexi Mitchell came away with a pair of medals at the IHSA state swimming and diving finals on Friday and Saturday in Westmont. Mitchell competed in the 50 & 100 yard Free Style events, becoming the fourth student-athlete in ISVI history to qualify for state. Mitchell clocked a time of 38.36 seconds in […]

Hance Picked Up by Jacksonville Jaguars

By Benjamin Cox on November 1, 2022 at 9:26am

Jacksonville High School and Northwestern Graduate Blake Hance has found a new team in the NFL. Hance was waived by the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday while the 49ers brought up Wide Receiver Willie Snead IV to help with injuries in their receiving corps. Hance was placed on outright waivers. Hance had been with the […]