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Prep Scoops: Riverton announces shooting pairings - Sports  The State Journal-Register

Pairings and schedule have been announced for the Riverton Subway Shootout scheduled Feb. 9 at the Hawk Center at Riverton High School.There will be ...



Williamsville shuts down West Central at Riverton Shootout  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON -- Williamsville High School didn't view Saturday's game against Winchester West Central as an assignment against a smaller, lesser opponent.



Riverton taking flight with juniors Travis Hogan, Spencer Yoggerst  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — Kody Kirkpatrick can understand how some opposing coaches might be getting tired of making game plans to contain Spencer Yoggerst and ...



Joe Stevens steps down as Riverton football coach  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — Joe Stevens has resigned as head football coach at Riverton High School after the Hawks struggled to an 0-9 finish this season and a combined ...



Four area teams are in lineup at Riverton Shootout  The State Journal-Register

Five state-ranked boys basketball teams and five squads that have earned No. 1 sub-sectional seedings for Class 1A and 2A postseason play will be at Riverton ...



Jason Nikson hired as Riverton football coach  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — After one season away from football entirely, followed by another season as an assistant coach, Jason Nikson believed he was ready to face the ...



Fletcher, Tavernor lead Riverton boys soccer past SHG for regional title  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — Brady Fletcher put Riverton High School ahead and Seth Tavernor added not one but two insurance goals Saturday as the Hawks beat Sacred ...



Zach Hinds, Spencer Yoggerst help Riverton to 2 OT win over Auburn  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON -- Zach Hinds emerged as a third important weapon for Riverton High School's boys basketball team Tuesday night.But the Hawks' original big two, ...



Riverton hires Molly Hartke as girls basketball coach  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — Molly Hartke, a coach in the Riverton school district the past three years and a teacher and coach for 11 years overall, has been approved as the ...



Plains pulls away from Tremont for sectional title  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON -- On its first two trips down the court Friday night, Pleasant Plains High School used the direct approach.It would set the tone for the game, and it ...



Coady steps down as Riverton volleyball coach - Sports  The State Journal-Register

Staci Coady, who guided Riverton High School to a combined 45-21 girls volleyball record the past two seasons, recently resigned as the Hawks' coach.



Riverton teen arrested after Snapchat threat - News  The State Journal-Register

A Riverton High School student was charged with disorderly conduct Tuesday after the 16-year-old allegedly posted a picture of an assault rifle on Snapchat and ...



ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: Annual Earth Stewardship Day Draws Area Fourth Grade Students to the Illinois State Fairgrounds  Prairie State Wire

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency issued the following announcement on May 14. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Illinois ...



Big lead slips away, but Raiders recover in overtime  Herald-Whig

Pleasant Plains' Corgan Greer lunges for the ball as Quincy Notre Dame's Grant Hyer passes it away during the Riverton Subway Shootout at Riverton High ...



Prep spotlight: New Berlin boys basketball escapes at Riverton  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — New Berlin High School won a tough Sangamo Conference boys basketball game 51-43 over Riverton by sticking to the plan and playing its ...



John Hambelton out as Riverton football coach - Sports  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON -- Despite being recommended for rehiring by school administrators, John Hambelton was dismissed as Riverton High School's head football coach ...



Five Who Made a Difference: Retiring principal Bill Lamkey credits pride of Riverton community  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — Bill Lamkey served as athletic director and then principal at Riverton High School over a 21-year span that has just a few days left before his ...



Boys basketball shootout set for Feb. 11 at Riverton  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON -- The schedule and pairings have been finalized for the Coaches vs. Cancer/Subway Riverton Shootout scheduled Feb. 11 at Riverton High ...



Riverton overcomes slow start, takes second straight regional volleyball title  The State Journal-Register

WILLIAMSVILLE — Not only was Riverton High School frettting about trying to beat a good team three times in one season; the Hawks didn't want to fall short of ...



Denise Reavis named principal at St. Aloysius  The State Journal-Register

Denise Reavis has been named the principal at St. Aloysius Grade School for the 2019-2020 school year.A Springfield native, Reavis has spent the last 23 ...



BOS '18: Arts, Culture & Music  Illinois Times

BEST BASS PLAYER Eric Tinsley A longtime member of the local music scene, Eric has played in more bands than you can shake a Chapman Stick at (inside ...



Area volleyball preview: Staci Coady hopes to end Riverton coaching carousel  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — Staci Coady is the latest in a series of new volleyball coaches at Riverton High School, where at one time championships and coaching stability ...



Riverton Hawks state hopes soaring with 800 leader Shane Yamco  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON -- In this, his first season as the boys track and field coach at Riverton High School, Jeremiah Williams hoped to set a foundation to rebuild the ...



John Hambelton hired as Pleasant Plains head football coach  The State Journal-Register

PLEASANT PLAINS — Given the conclusion of his last head coaching experience, no one could blame John Hambelton if he hesitated to throw his hat into the ...



Former Riverton football standout Beauchamp dead at 32  The State Journal-Register

Andrew Beauchamp was a football star at Riverton High School. But Beauchamp, who died at age 32 on Saturday after a five-year battle with cancer, didn't let ...



Josh Lee named new Mascoutah football coach  Belleville News-Democrat

Lee takes over Indians program from Scott Battas, who resigned following the 2015 season Lee was the head coach at Riverton High School from 2008-2013, ...



Williamsville softball trio cant give up basketball  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — The Williamsville High School softball team will be a senior-dominated bunch when the Bullets hit the field next spring.But only three of those ...



Riverton earns first girls basketball regional title since 2004  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — It took three-plus years, but Carlie Cuffle finally got to hoist a regional championship plaque for Riverton High School on Thursday night.



Riverton Shootout: Lanark Eastland’s Shaner sinks Lutheran with late 3  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — Lanark Eastland High School boys basketball coach Tony Dunlap wondered if he should have called a timeout with 2.9 seconds left Saturday ...



Pleasant Plains closes out both volleyball games for Sangamon County title  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — Auburn High School seemed poised to snatch victories as each game wound down in Monday night's Sangamon County Volleyball Tournament ...



Riverton’s graduating seniors remember late classmate  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — A blue cap and gown lay on the chair where Ryan Spencer would have sat with his classmates for Sunday's graduation ceremony at Riverton ...



MetroNet now scheduling installations in Zionsville | Business  timessentinel.com

As part of efforts to bring dedicated fiber optic, high-speed internet, no contracts and competitive pricing to Zionsville, MetroNet Inc. recently announced it is ...



Cuffle brothers up for big job of officiating state basketball  The State Journal-Register

Brothers Brian Cuffle and Kurt Cuffle and their officiating partner Carl Repking had finished working the Class 1A supersectional boys basketball game Tuesday ...



This I Believe Illinois  NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

This I Believe Illinois is our annual essay program for Illinois high school seniors. An expression of where their minds are as they prepare to enter the.



District 205 School Board introduces supt. finalists  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — The District 205 Board of Education on Tuesday presented its three finalists for the superintendent of schools position that will open on July 1.



Dave Bakke: Riverton native Mitch Pugh guides Pulitzer winnner  The State Journal-Register

Riverton native Mitch Pugh and I have a lot in common. He worked for this newspaper. I work for this newspaper. He worked for the Sioux City (Iowa) Journal.



Is Oilfield School a Path to a Working-Class Future or an Anchor to the Past?  Smithsonian.com

A new federal program designed to train the next generation of Wyoming oil workers signed up lots of eager students. Will any jobs await them?



2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...



Rural crash sends two men to hospital  timessentinel.com

A crash involving a tow truck and Ford Mustang sent two men to a hospital Monday.



SHG names new principal; will be first lay person to lead school  The State Journal-Register

Kara Rapacz admitted Monday she was a little surprised to learn she got the job as the new principal at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School.Her hire, after all, ...



Sangamon County Boys Basketball Tournament brings back memories  The State Journal-Register

Whether they made a crucial shot a decade ago or rode the bus to Springfield when Lyndon Johnson was in the White House, players who participated in the ...



Female teacher in Utah accused of sexually abusing high school girl  New York Daily News

A popular math teacher and basketball coach in Utah has been charged with sexually abusing a 17-year-old student. Courtney Jarrell is facing five years to life ...



Four new Springfield police officers sworn in  The State Journal-Register

For the four new Springfield police officers sworn in Thursday, the term “typical day” probable won't have much meaning.Depending on the situation, they'll be ...



Gillespie grad Bilbruck named Miners football coach  The State Journal-Register

At age 29, Jake Bilbruck is less than half the age of one of his primary football-coaching mentors, Don Dobrino.But Bilbruck said if he can bring half of the ...



Prom queen gives crown to special-needs classmate  New York Daily News

A high school junior relinquished her prom queen crown to a special needs student who had been voted the first runner-up by their classmates at Riverton High ...



Outstanding Lincoln Land grads making a difference  The State Journal-Register

Catherine Wittler, 20, and Brandon Lewis, 21, have both left their mark on Lincoln Land Community College.Over the past two years, they've excelled ...



End of an era: Sister Sorge retiring as principal of St. Agnes School  The State Journal-Register

Sister Mary Joan Sorge admitted she had a little trepidation when her Springfield Dominican religious community asked her to be a principal at Holy Family ...



Sherman police officer, village in divisive fight over job performance  The State Journal-Register

SHERMAN — A Sherman police officer faces possible termination for alleged reckless behavior, while officials of the union that represents him argue the conflict ...



Bill Normand returns to Romeoville educational roots  Suburban Life Publications

ROMEOVILLE – Bill Normand is a team player. There is no other way to describe the Martinez Middle School assistant principal, who has been teaching and ...



Mattoon Middle School Purrfections head to state | News | jg-tc.com  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

RIVERTON (JG-TC) — The Mattoon Middle School Purrfections will perform at the IDTA Junior High/Junior Varsity State on Saturday.



Former ZWMS teacher charged with child solicitation | Local News  timessentinel.com

The Zionsville West Middle School orchestra teacher who stepped down earlier this month, citing personal reasons, has been arrested on four counts of child ...



EJHS, T-town, Altamont Nab Girls Sectional Championships  Effingham's News Leader

Published on December 11 2014 3:47 am. Last Updated on December 11 2014 5:15 am. Written by Millie Lange. Effingham's eighth-grade team heads to the ...



Nation's Top 50 Boys Outdoor Returnees By Event: Spring Season Is Already Here (For Some)!  MileSplit

Tyrese Cooper (now competing at Miami Norland High School) has the nation's fastest returning times in both the 200 (20.46) and 400 (45.26), while has the ...



Work begins on new Zionsville Town Hall | Local News  timessentinel.com

Behind the existing Zionsville Town Hall, on the far side of parking lot, a two-story steel structure provides a glimpse of what the new Zionsville Town Hall will ...



Sheriff asks for thoughts and prayers for daughter | Local News  timessentinel.com

Boone County Sheriff Mike Nielsen took to social media late Tuesday to ask for support for his daughter Taylor Nielsen as she struggles with post-traumatic ...



Family grieves for slain mother and son | Local News  timessentinel.com

Zionsville — A Zionsville mother and her small son, apparently murdered by a relative over a trust fund, will be laid to rest with joint services planned for Sunday.



Sports Hall of Fame inductee Donnie Beechler made his mark at Indy 500  The State Journal-Register

Donnie Beechler had never watched a race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway until he showed up at the mecca of auto racing as a driver.While the Springfield ...



This I Believe 2016 essay winners  The State Journal-Register

Every year, The Voice partners with WUIS in their This I Believe program. The program asks senior high school students all over central Illinois to submit essays ...



Inaugural Tri-County team to be quick | Basketball | jg-tc.com  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

OAKLAND -- Tri-County boys' basketball coach Blake Doehring starts his third year with nearly 40 players in the program. This is due to the fact Shiloh is now in ...



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