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In its two years in the Heart of Illinois Conference, Eureka's volleyball team now is 26-0 after claiming its second conference championship. Despite winning the... [Read More]
Brynn Nieukirk and two other senior starters have left the Washington volleyball program following Thursday's straight-set loss to Pekin, Nieukirk mother, Keely Nieukirk, confirms.Nieukirk helped... [Read More]
For some, it's the last game of their high school careers, for others, it's a battle for a spot in the playoffs and maybe a... [Read More]
Princeville (7-1) enters the Class 1A Associated Press football rankings at ninth. Annawan-Wethersfield (7-1), which handed the Princes their only loss, is fifth in Class... [Read More]
Peoria High found the end zone six times with its rushing attack to beat Champaign Central 54-36 on Saturday at Peoria Stadium.The Lions (5-3, 5-3)... [Read More]
Metamora head football coach Pat Ryan decided to do something different and fun because he felt his senior class earned it on its final game... [Read More]
Metamora got big plays when it needed and beat Pekin 44-34 on Friday night, denying the Dragons of a potential playoff appearance.Metamora (3-5, 3-3) put... [Read More]
PEORIA — Notre Dame's 1-3 football start may have been predictable after losing 3,600 yards from its backfield last season. The Irish (4-3) have won three... [Read More]
1. Richwoods playoff bound?Richwoods has an important road game against Normal West on Friday. The Knights (4-3) need to win their last two football games... [Read More]
Canton at Morton7:30 p.m. at Carper FieldRecords: Canton 4-3, 2-3; Morton 6-1; 4-1Last meeting: Canton won 20-14 in Week 8 in 2016Outlook: With the playoffs... [Read More]
Peoria High quarterback Coran Taylor has not been ruled out of Saturday's game against Champaign Central. Taylor injured his throwing (right) shoulder late in the... [Read More]
Only four Journal Star-area large-school football teams have been eliminated from playoff contention. Teams need five wins to become playoff eligible and six to clinch... [Read More]
With the volleyball is coming to a close, Metamora, Limestone and Pekin are competing for the Mid Illini Conference title with key matches in the... [Read More]
In a win over Morton last week, Limestone volleyball coach Shelly Stoner earned the 200th victory of her career. Following Tuesday night's win over Metamora,... [Read More]
Dunlap could have folded when senior leader Savannah Sullivan was lost for the season with a torn ACL."A lot of mental challenges," said Eagles volleyball... [Read More]
The regular season for high school football season is nearing its end. Journal Star sportswriters Aaron Ferguson and Stan Morris discuss the highlights and lowlights... [Read More]
Elmwood/Brimfield pressured Farmington in the first half, and sacked quarterback Hayden Bradt five times. The Farmers made some adjustments in the second half and used... [Read More]
PEORIA — Anthony Weldy's schedule is challenging enough as he tries to balance football and a rigorous International Baccalaureate program at Richwoods.Yet on top of his... [Read More]
Richwoods hosts Bloomington for an important Big 12 matchup with both teams sitting at 3-3 and needing two wins to become playoffs eligible.The visiting Raiders... [Read More]
Peoria High running back Geno Hess continues to rack up rushing yards and touchdowns.Hess needs three rushing touchdowns to move past Peoria High's John Zinser... [Read More]