Archive for September, 2014

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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Games to watch for — Week of Sept. 29

September 29, 2014 0 Comments

Here’s a quick rundown of games and matches to look for this week. Monday, Sept. 29 Softball: Canton at Palmyra, 5 p.m., Monroe City at Highland, 6:30 p.m. Boys golf: Quincy at Western Big Six Conference Tournament, 10 a.m. Girls golf: Quincy in Western Big Six Conference Tournament at Westview Golf Course, 9 a.m. Girls […]

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Mikesell’s Football Predictions — Sept. 26

September 25, 2014 0 Comments

Last week had a tougher slate of games, but I managed to still pick 12 games correctly. Palmyra proved me wrong in its big Clarence Cannon Conference victory over Clark County while North Callaway and Athens were my other missed picks. We’re getting to the point in the season where teams are starting to talk […]

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Illinois Week 5 football rankings

September 23, 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 (13) (4-0) 146 1 2. Glenbard West (4-0) 129 2 3. Maine South (4-0) 115 3 4. Edwardsville (2) (3-1) 96 4 5. Homewood-Flossmoor (3-1) […]

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Mikesell’s Football Predictions — Sept. 19

September 18, 2014 0 Comments

Turns out I didn’t do as bad as I thought last week in missing just two games. So with my confidence brimming, I’m back for a second round of predictions. Some schools begin conference play this week like Quincy Notre Dame hosting Illini West in the West Central Conference and Central hosting Unity-Payson in the […]

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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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