The Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team could be excused if it looked at the field in the Class 2A Riverton Sectional and sighed. On one side of the bracket are West Hancock and Pleasant Plains. The Raiders beat both teams last month. On the other side
A bill that calls for the creation of a new state government agency that would legislate high school athletics in place of the Illinois High School Association was expected to be called Wednesday afternoon.
A state representative from the south Chicago suburbs has introduced a bill that calls for the creation of a new agency that would legislate high school athletics in place of the Illinois High School Association.
Craig Anderson has noticed the empty seats. The Illinois High School Association's boys state basketball tournaments once filled Carver Arena's 11,000 seats for both weekends in Peoria, but in recent years, finding a seat hasn't been too difficult. The Cl
The Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team has a chance no team has had in more than 30 years. Win an outright conference championship. The Raiders play host to West Hancock on Thursday, and a victory would give them a 4-0 mark in their first season in the West Central Conference's North Division.
GRIGGSVILLE, Ill. -- Garrett White just knew. He was in his first year of teaching in the Griggsville-Perry schools in 2011-12, and he was particularly impressed by his kindergarten students. "True story," he said. "I told anybody who would listen that whe
A month has passed since the Illinois High School Association member schools voted to implement a district scheduling system for football starting with the 2021 season. The district football proposal passed by a vote of 324-307, with 69 schools...
One of the biggest challenges of Monday's doubleheader at the Bloomington Central Catholic Shootout was how to pass the time between games. After a victory over Farmington, the Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team left Cvengros Gymnasium
Bill Heisler hit one of the greatest shots in the history of the Illinois High School Association's state basketball tournament nearly 22 years ago. His 3-pointer at the end of regulation tied the 1997 Class A championship game, and he finished with 36 points as Warsaw defeated Spring Valley Hall 92-85 for the championship. He was named one of the "100 Legends of the IHSA Boys Basketball Tournament" in 2007.
One of Dave Hunziker's fondest memories as a young boy growing up in Kahoka, Mo., was when he'd crawl into bed with his father at night and listen to a St. Louis Cardinals game on the radio. One of his most difficult memories as a child was watching his f