Week 3 Results Do Little In Shaking Up Coaches’ Poll

By Benjamin Cox on September 15, 2021 at 8:32am

Week 4’s Top 10 AP High School Football Polls has the WIVC taking over in Class 1A. Most of the remaining classes remain relatively unchanged as we head into mid-season. Springfield High (3-0) overcame some suspended players to thump Decatur-Eisenhower 57-13 last week. The sizable victory saw the Senators leap one spot in Class 6A […]

Wednesday Sports

By Gary Scott on September 15, 2021 at 6:43am

Jacksonville downed Lanphier in volleyball last night 25-18, and 25-14.             Greenfield-Northwestern downed Routt 26-14, 15-25, 25-16.             Elsewhere, South County beat Mount Olive, Triopia fell to Calhoun in two sets, Porta/AC was tripped in three games by Williamsville, and Pittsfield was beaten by Brown County.             Tonight, Routt goes to Griggsville Perry, Beardstown is […]

Tuesday Sports

By Gary Scott on September 14, 2021 at 6:34am

Triopia knocked off North Greene last night at home, and it took three sets 20-25, 25-18, 25-16.     Elsewhere in volleyball, Beardstown fell to Illini West, South County nailed Nokomis, and Pittsfield fell to West Central.            Tonight, we have volleyball on both stations tonight.             Jacksonville stays home to play Lanphier. The game will be […]

Thursday Sports Results

By Gary Scott on September 10, 2021 at 6:37am

Last night in volleyball, Jacksonville fell to Pleasant Plains in two sets, Triopia beat Western in two sets, Pittsfield dropped Brussels, South County fought off Calvary, Porta/AC fell to Lutheran in three sets, North Greene lost to Carrollton, West Central was beaten by Calhoun, and GNW stopped Bunker Hill in three.             The JHS golf […]

Friday Football

By Gary Scott on September 10, 2021 at 6:30am

Jacksonville celebrates homecoming tonight with a Central State Eight opponent.             Jacksonville invites in Glenwood from Chatham. The game will be broadcast on WLDS, starting at 6:30.             The feature game on WEAI comes from Palmyra where Greenfield-Northwestern hosts North Greene in south division play in the Western Illinois Valley Conference.             Elsewhere, Routt heads […]

Week 2 Football Results See 2 Local Teams Creep Into AP Top 10

By Benjamin Cox on September 9, 2021 at 11:14am

Week 3’s AP State Top 10 Football poll saw a couple names from the area creep into the rankings after dominant performances last week. Springfield High continued their ascent into the Top 10 in Class 6A this week, moving up two spots from #7 last week to #5 this week. Springfield High dominated Lanphier last […]

Pritzker, IHSA Leaves Sports Up to Local Districts As COVID Concerns Mount

By Benjamin Cox on September 2, 2021 at 9:19pm

Governor J.B. Pritzker says he’s leaving the call of sports up to local school districts. Currently, the IHSA doesn’t have a uniform policy on quarantine and suspension of play when it comes to current sports seasons. According to IHSA Assistant Executive Director Matt Troha, there is no specific policy for exposure, quarantine time, or return […]

Central State 8, WIVC Maintain Presence In AP State Rankings

By Benjamin Cox on August 31, 2021 at 8:31pm

The Central State 8 and WIVC Conference continue to place multiple teams in the AP State Ranking Coaches poll for Week 2. The rankings released today showed a few moves from the preseason ranks released last week. Springfield High jumped from #10 up to #7 in Class 6A this week after their 39-36 victory over […]

Card’s Tokyo Olympics Bid Comes To Close

By Benjamin Cox on July 31, 2021 at 11:30am

Carlinville’s Kelsey Card bid for a medal at the Tokyo Olympics came to an end yesterday. Card finished in 28th place, well out of the Top 12, to qualify for the finals on Monday. Card’s best throw was 56.05 meters just behind teammate Rachel Dincoff. Teammate Valerie Allman of Austin, Texas leads the list in […]

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 […]