Illinois Week 9 football rankings

October 22, 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. Stevenson (10)    (8-0)    117    1 2. Glenbard West    (8-0)    104    2 3. Maine South (1)    (8-0)    92    3 4. Loyola    (7-1)    84    4 5. Edwardsville (1)    […]

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Mikesell’s Football Predictions — Oct. 17

October 16, 2014 0 Comments

We’ve reached the final week of the regular season in Missouri, while Illinois has two weeks to go. In the final week we have some intriguing matchups that have postseason implications. There’s also history on the line. Quincy High School can win its first Western Big Six conference title outright with a victory over Galesburg, […]

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QND volleyball wanting more attacking options for postseason

October 15, 2014 0 Comments

For the Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team to have postseason success, coach Rich Meyer knows they’ll have to be multidimensional. That means not always relying on a Kendra Gengenbacher to Riley Hummert connection for points. “If we’re going to be any good at all, we have to have three or four girls through every night […]

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Illinois football Week 8 rankings

October 14, 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. Stevenson (11)    (7-0)    126    1 2. Glenbard West (1)    (7-0)    115    2 3. Maine South    (7-0)    99    3 4. Loyola    (6-1)    81    6 5. Edwardsville (1)    […]

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Hannibal volleyball gets chance to improve at Quincy Invitational

October 11, 2014 0 Comments

The Hannibal volleyball team has struggled with teams outside of the North Central Missouri Conference this season. The Quincy High School Invitational at K&L Arena Saturday allowed Hannibal to compete against different schools and improve. A sixth-place finish and finishing runner-up in the silver bracket was pleasing for coach Kelsey Ortwerth. Hannibal moved to 13-14 […]

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Mikesell’s Football Predictions — Oct. 10

October 9, 2014 0 Comments

We’re down to two weeks left in Missouri and three in Illinois. Last week, we saw Central get its sixth victory to clinch a spot in the postseason, while Brown County’s loss but them out of postseason eligibility. Palmyra got a huge victory over Centralia on the road and Hannibal continues to roll through the […]

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Illinois football Week 7 rankings

October 7, 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. Stevenson (11)    (6-0)    117    1 2. Glenbard West    (6-0)    108    2 3. Maine South    (6-0)    90    3 4. Edwardsville (1)    (5-1)    72    4 5. Waubonsie Valley    […]

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Games to watch for — Week of Oct. 6

October 6, 2014 0 Comments

Here’s a rundown of games and matches to look for this week. Monday, Oct. 6 Volleyball: Unity at Payson Seymour, 7 p.m., Illini West at Central, 7 p.m. Softball: Knox County at Canton, 5 p.m., Tennis: Quincy Notre Dame at Quincy High School, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7 Volleyball: Southeastern at Quincy Notre Dame, 7 […]

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Mikesell’s Football Predictions — Oct. 3

October 2, 2014 0 Comments

We’re really coming down to the last few weeks of the season. Missouri schools are pushing to be prepared for district tournament runs while in Illinois they’re pushing for enough victories and playoff points to get into the postseason. Illini West got back on track with a victory over Macomb after losing two straight. Quincy […]

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Illinois football Week 6 rankings

September 30, 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. Stevenson (12)    (5-0)    136    1 2. Glenbard West    (5-0)    123    2 3. Maine South    (5-0)    111    3 4. Edwardsville (2)    (4-1)    86    4 5. Waubonsie Valley    […]

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