Roman Named Illinois College Athletic Director

By Benjamin Cox on November 30, 2021 at 4:43pm

Illinois College made a little history today in its athletic department. Interim Athletic Director Meghan Roman saw the college drop the interim tag today, and promote her to the permanent position of Director of Athletics. Roman had been serving as interim director since June when former athletic director Mike Snyder resigned to become the athletic […]

Monday Results

By Benjamin Cox on November 30, 2021 at 6:25am

In boys’ basketball last night, Brown County slipped by Camp Point Central 47-43, Pleasant Plains over Calvary 52-43, and Southeast beat Urbana 75-70. In girls’ action last night, Pleasant Plains beat North Mac 52-14, Auburn won over Illini Central 59-21, North Greene bested Lincolnwood 35-30, Bushnell-Prairie City stopped Beardstown 47-45, QND crushed Western 71-17, and […]

Owens and Others make FB All State

By Gary Scott on November 16, 2021 at 11:23am

Jacksonville has a player on the Illinois Football Coaches Association all-state team.             Junior Elijah Owens was named to the 5A team. He is the only CS8 player on the 5A team.             But, Rashad Rochelle of Springfield made the 6A team, and four players from the CS8 were named to the 4A team. They […]

World of Outlaws Late Model Series Coming to Jacksonville Speedway in 2022

By Benjamin Cox on November 12, 2021 at 8:50am

The World of Outlaws will be returning to Jacksonville next June, albeit in a different fashion. World of Outlaws will be returning next year on Sunday, June 26th. Ken Dobson of the Jacksonville Speedway says a new group of fans will get a taste of some of the best dirt racing in the country: “Usually […]

Dobson Signs Letter To Play Golf At Mizzou

By Benjamin Cox on November 11, 2021 at 5:48pm

Routt Senior Golfer Addie Dobson today signed a letter of intent to Golf for the University of Missouri. Dobson has had a long journey with golf since she shot her first round as a freshman at Routt in 2018, eventually advancing to the Sectional Final that year. Dobson became the first Routt golfer to ever […]

VB Wrap from Last Night

By Gary Scott on October 27, 2021 at 6:37am

Jacksonville pulled a big defensive upset against Glenwood in Chatham last night, winning 25-14, losing the 2nd game 25-17, and winning the decider 29-27.             In the other match, Springfield blasted Lanphier             At Lutheran, Greenfield-Northwestern thumped Greenview 25-6, 25-19 and  Routt blew past Bunker Hill 25-15, 25-19.             At Triopia, Camp Point stopped North […]

Post Season VB

By Gary Scott on October 26, 2021 at 6:41am

Triopia stopped West Central last night at Triopia 25-17, 23-25, 25-21.             At Lutheran New Berlin dropped Calvary.             At Edinburg, Lincolnwood rolled Mount Olive, and Nokomis clipped Edinburg.             At Glenwood, Lanphier tripped Southeast in two sets. Pittsfield eliminated Rushville Industry.             Tonight, we have action from Triopia and Glenwood. Jacksonville plays Glenwood in […]

Post Season Volleyball Begins Tonight

By Gary Scott on October 25, 2021 at 6:46am

Volleyball post season begins tonight.             Triopia stays home at the Triopia regional to play West Central tonight. The match starts at 6. The pregame show begins about 5:40 on WEAI.             At Lutheran tonight, New Berlin plays Calvary at 6.             South County plays at Edinburg. The Vipers won’t play until tomorrow night.

Playoff pairings set for area football

By Gary Scott on October 24, 2021 at 1:29pm

Jacksonville will play in its first playoff game since 2016 next Saturday night. The Crimsons will head to unbeaten Mahomet Seymour at the 5A level. The game will be played at 7 PM Saturday. Not too far away, West Central heads to Arcola for a 2 PM game Saturday. Carrollton will stay home to host […]

Thursday VB Wrap

By Gary Scott on October 22, 2021 at 6:33am

Triopia downed West Central 25-21, 26-24.             Elsewhere, Jacksonville stopped Mount Pulaski 25-23, 25-14, Routt was rolled by New Berlin 25-17, 26-24, Pittsfield beat Brussels, Carrollton lost to Greenfield-Northwestern in three sets, Brown County defeated Beardstown in two sets, and South County was stopped by Porta/AC in two sets.