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Monmouth College Women’s Basketball Continues Recent Run of Success

Monmouth College women’s basketball coach Megan Jones ended her first season as the Scots leader of the program with an appearance in the Midwest Conference Tournament championship game, one game short of a NCAA Division III national tournament berth. The Scots won the conference tournament and went to the national tourney in 2020 and was…
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Paul Bubb Named Director of WIU Intercollegiate Athletics

Paul Bubb has been named director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Western Illinois University, effective June 27. Former Director Danielle Surprenant has been serving in a part-time interim capacity since mid-March after leaving Western to take a position off campus. Bubb has served as the executive director of development at WIU since February 2018. In this…
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Monmouth College Football Looking to Get Back on Top of the Midwest Conference in 2022

The Monmouth College Fighting Scots football squad has claimed the Midwest Conference championship 3 times in the past 6 years. The 2020 season was canceled due to coronavirus pandemic. The Scots have won seven total titles since 2005. Current head coach Chad Braun has won the past three titles and has been in the conference…
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Track & Field and Cross-Country Camp for Grades 7-12 at Monmouth College

June 27-30, 2022Entering Grades 7-126:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Monmouth College Huff Athletic CenterThe Fighting Scots Track & Field, Cross Country program is for boys and girls entering grades 7-12. The program features individualized instruction in each athlete’s area of interest. Instruction will focus on both theory and application of the fundamentals involved in successfully competing…
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2-Time College World Series Participant Kal Youngquist Hopes to Keep His Baseball Career Going

2017 United High School graduate Kal Youngquist’s highly successful college baseball career ended on June 6th in the NCAA Division II World Series with a University of Illinois/Springfield 3-2 loss to Rollins, Florida. During his 3-year career at UIS, Kal was a first-team All-American, blasting 27 home runs, while hitting .371 and amassing an amazing…
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IBCA 50th Anniversary Reunion

Honoring: All 50 Classes of the IBCA Hall of Fame Who: All Basketball Fans are invited! Where: McLean County Fairgrounds Expo Center – Bloomington, Illinois When: Saturday, July 9, 2022 Open House/Social 1:00 – 5:00 The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association, after 50 years of serving our basketball community, is ready to celebrate! The IBCA will…
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Monmouth Cowboy JFL Football Program Making a Comeback

After a two-year hiatus, the Monmouth Cowboys JFL football program is making a comeback. The Cowboys had a long and successful run in both the Galesburg Tackle JFL Organization and the Macomb Junior Football League, before the Macomb League transitioned to a modified football league, essentially a flag football league in 2018. The Cowboys switched…
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Knox Lombard Hall of Fame Spotlight: Nathaniel Logie

Nathaniel Logie ’16 is the leading goal scorer for the Prairie Fire men’s soccer program, but more importantly, was part of a class that changed the trajectory of Knox College soccer and paved the way for the success of the last eight seasons. Logie also participated in men’s track and field. Logie arrived on campus…
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Former Naperville Central HS and WNBA Star Candace Parker Named One of the IBCA’s 60-Most Influential People of the Last 50 Years

It would be hard to dispute that Candace Parker may be the greatest Women’s basketball player to come out of Illinois.  Candace earned every honor possible in leading Naperville Central to state titles in 2003 and 2004. Besides being an All-Stater and prep All-American her greatest honors were being selected Ms. Illinois Basketball in 2002,…
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Owner of the Western Illinois Fieldhouse in Alexis has Big Plans for the Future

Alexis-native and former Alexis Cardinal high school sports standout Kyle Flowers purchased the Fieldhouse in Alexis from Rick Bertelsen in February of 2021. Flowers officially renamed the property the Western Illinois Fieldhouse and immediately started doing improvements and renovations on the building and grounds. According to the website https://westernillinoisfieldhouse.com/ Flowers says his goal, or mission,…
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Galesburg’s Grant Aten Named to IHSBCA Class 3A All-State Baseball Team

Last week, the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA) announced their class 1A and 2A all-state teams. This week, the organization announced their class 3A and 4A all-state teams. Recent Galesburg High School graduate Grant Aten was named to the 3A squad. Grant’s older brother Connor Aten was named to the 2019 IHSBCA 3A…
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Dan Le Joins IHSA Staff In Assistant Executive Director Role

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for its regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on Monday, June 13, 2022, where Dan Le (right) was approved by the Board to join the IHSA staff as an Assistant Executive Director. Le becomes the 36th individual in the IHSA’s history to…
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