Illinois Week 4 football rankings

September 16, 2014 0 Comments

Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters. School    W-L    Pts    Prv 1. Stevenson (12)    (3-0)    145    2 2. Glenbard West (1)    (3-0)    133    3 3. Maine South    (3-0)    109    5 4. Edwardsville (2)    (2-1)    101    4 5. Homewood-Flossmoor    (2-1)    83    […]

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Games to watch for —Week of Sept. 15

September 15, 2014 0 Comments

Here’s a quick rundown of games and matches to look for this week. Monday, Sept. 15 Volleyball: Illini West at Quincy Notre Dame, 7 p.m. Softball: Canton at Highland, 6:30 p.m. Girls tennis: Quincy High School at Quincy Notre Dame, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 Volleyball: Sacred Heart-Griffin at Quincy, 6 p.m. Boys soccer: Quincy […]

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Confidence brimming at Highland

September 12, 2014 0 Comments

The confidence of the Highland softball team was at a low after it dropped a 7-0 decision to Centralia last Wednesday. It might’ve turned out to be a blessing in disguise. The next night, the Lady Cougars knocked off a solid Brookfield team 5-3 and followed that with a fourth-place finish in last weekend’s Troy […]

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Mikesell’s Football Predictions – Sept. 12

September 11, 2014 0 Comments

After three weeks on the Missouri side and two in Illinois, I’ve decided to take my shot at the prediction game. Though it’ll be tough to replicate the prediction numbers former Herald-Whig sports writers Blake Toppmeyer and Josh Rizzo put up. There’s a lot of intriguing games on both sides of the river this week. […]

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Illinois Week 3 football rankings

September 9, 2014 0 Comments

Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters: Class 8A School    W-L    Pts    Prv 1. Loyola (13)    (2-0)    156    1 2. Stevenson (3)    (2-0)    143    2 3. Glenbard West    (2-0)    113    5 4. Edwardsville    (1-1)    101    T3 5. Maine South    (2-0)    […]

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Games to watch for — Week of Sept. 8

September 8, 2014 0 Comments

Here’s a rundown of some key prep games and matches this week. Tuesday, Sept. 9 Volleyball: Moline at Quincy High School, 7 p.m.: Quincy looks to stay perfect through two matches in Western Big Six play while hosting the Maroons. Boys golf: Quincy Notre Dame, Springfield Southeast at Jacksonville, 4:15 p.m.: After dueling with QHS […]

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Youth is served at Lady Suns Classic

September 6, 2014 0 Comments

Dakota Limkemann laughed when she was told she was the only senior among the Southeastern, Unity and Payson Seymour starting lineups at the Lady Suns Classic. “It’s pretty scary for the future,” the Southeastern outside hitter said. “I’m glad I’m getting out when I am because it’s going to be crazy.” Of the 18 starters […]

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Tourney is postseason primer for QHS

September 6, 2014 0 Comments

While the Quincy High School volleyball team may not have gotten first place at the QHS Early Bird Tournament, the Blue Devils were able to plan for the road ahead. The Blue Devils saw a preview of teams that they might run into in the playoffs. Quincy beat Pekin 25-15, 25-16 in the semifinals Saturday […]

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Defense sets tone for Illini West

September 6, 2014 0 Comments

Moweaqua Central A&M’s offensive backfield was a little intimidated Saturday afternoon. Seeing nothing but navy blue and orange — the colors of Illini West’s uniforms — had something to do with that. The Chargers’ defense made sure there was no room for the Raiders to run. Moweaqua manged only 5 yards on its first 10 […]

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QHS midfielders making fans take notice

September 5, 2014 0 Comments

Some fans may be mesmerized by the midfield combination of Quincy High School’s Riley Roth and J.D. Sohn and what they’re able to do. Count QHS coach Matt Longo as one of them. “Those two really make a lot of things click,” Longo said. “Theyre fun to watch. They’re pretty quick with their feet.” It […]

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