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Eureka High School graduates  Peoria Journal Star

Commencement: 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Eureka High School McCollum Field.Size of class: 117Valedictorians: Emma Argo, Kate Blunier, McKenna Coartney ...



Eureka High School graduation | Local Education | pantagraph.com  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Eureka High School will hold its graduation ceremony at 3 p.m. May 19 at Eureka High School McCollum Field. In case of inclement weather, ...



Eureka High School students experience a drunk driving crash reenactment  CIproud.com

Prom season is here and school leaders are making sure students have fun, but stay safe.



Former Eureka High student dies in Alabama dirtbike accident  week.com

EUREKA, Ill. (WEEK) -- A former Eureka High School student gave the gift of life to others on Wednesday after a dirt bike accident in Alabama over the.



Prep Spotlight: Eureka baseball team makes winning a habit  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — The fact Eureka High School's baseball team only lost three players to graduation off last year's 23-6-1 squad helps explain why the Hornets win so ...



Eureka senior Zimmerman reaching new heights | High School Basketball  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Keegan Zimmerman's long-range goal is to become a pilot. There may have to be some accommodations in the cockpit for that.



Eureka High School - Special  Peoria Journal Star

Commencement: 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Eureka High School's McCollum FieldSize of class: 138Valedictorians: Branden Adams, Natalie Bardwell, Quincy ...



Eureka survives Dee-Mack rally to take sectional volleyball title  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Just when it seemed Eureka High School's volleyball team was about to cruise into the Elite Eight, Deer Creek-Mackinaw had other ideas ...



Eureka dominated the prep sports landscape in 2018, and its girls basketball team started the trend  Peoria Journal Star

EUREKA — Athletic success and Eureka have gone hand-in-hand in 2018.Emma Argo's individual state title helped lead the girls cross country to the Class 1A ...



Argo, Eureka girls help each other win 1A titles  Bloomington Pantagraph

PEORIA — It turns out the target on Emma Argo's back was actually a pair of wings.



No. 1 Eureka, El Paso-Gridley earn semifinal wins in girls McLean County Tournament  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — The weight of carrying the No. 1 state ranking in Class 2A did not seem to burden the Eureka High School girls basketball team in the ...



Radford recruit Flowers makes noise with her play for Eureka volleyball  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Hailey Flowers shouldn't be judged by her quiet exterior.



Bloodied Brown helps lead Eureka to victory against Summit in season opener  STLtoday.com

EUREKA • It wouldn't be a stretch to say Eureka High junior forward Audrey Brown bleeds for her team.



Photos: Photos: Donkey basketball at Eureka High School  Peoria Journal Star

Spectators filled the gym at Eureka High School for Donkey Basketball on Thursday. The event, which was planned by the school's Future Farmers of America ...



No. 1 Eureka girls top EPG for third straight title  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — The Cinderella run of the No. 7-seeded El Paso-Gridley High School girls basketball team through the 39th annual McLean County ...



Eureka High School graduation set for Sunday | Local Education  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Eureka High School will hold its graduation ceremony at 3 p.m. Sunday at McCollum Field. Valedictorians are Emily Ausmus, Chloe Bruell, Emily ...



14 Peoria area schools 'exemplary' on Illinois Report Card data  Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA — Fourteen schools in the Tri-County Area have been listed as "exemplary" on the new Illinois Report Card, released this week by the Illinois State ...



Brittain, Bachman join forces one last time in Shrine Game  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — Alex Brittain couldn't ask for a better way to conclude his high school football career.



Area roundup: Eureka scores last to slip past LeRoy  Bloomington Pantagraph

Eureka High School's football team scored a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns, including one in the final minute, to rally past LeRoy, 19-14, in a season-opening ...



Eureka High School briefly on lockdown after hunters spotted near school  fox2now.com

EUREKA, MO (KTVI) - Eureka High School was on lockdown after someone spotted men with guns near the building. This morning a motorist passing by Eureka ...



Eureka High School Exceeds St. Jude Fundraising Goal  CIproud.com

A school of just about 500 students has pulled off one of the largest St. Jude teen-led fundraisers in the country, and their passion was pretty contagious.



Eureka girls make school history in 4th | High School Girls Basketball | pantagraph.com  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — When the basketball season ended for Eureka High School's girls on Saturday, their post-game press conference dealt more with what they'd done ...



Five teens arrested in Eureka High School vandalism  STLtoday.com

EUREKA • Police have arrested five students as suspects in vandalism at Eureka High School early Sunday morning. Vandals smashed windows and covered ...



Pantagraph names all-area volleyball team 12/14/18 | High School Volleyball  Bloomington Pantagraph

6-0, Sr., OH, Hartsburg-Emden. Memphis recruit led area with 6.1 kills per game for 36-5 Class 1A state runner-up. Hailey Flowers. 6-0, Sr., OH/MH, Eureka.



Competitive Cheerleading: Dwight gets early start, earns spot in final round  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — Dedication is vital to success in all competitive sports.



Memorial Day ceremonies abound this weekend in the Peoria area  Peoria Journal Star

The public is invited to a variety of activities for the Memorial Day weekend in the Peoria area. Several ceremonies will be held at Peoria's Springdale Cemetery, ...



Six area teams set for Competitive Cheerleading state finals  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — Six area teams, including four from the Intercity, will compete in the Illinois High School Association Competitive Cheerleading State Finals ...



Nick in the AM: Eureka, Roanoke-Benson schools consider consolidation  Peoria Journal Star

The Eureka-Congerville-Goodfield and Roanoke-Benson school districts don't need to merge. Both are in good shape financially, according to authorities.



Ben Zobrist was on the verge of quitting baseball in 2000. But a $50 tryout put him on the path to the major l  Chicago Tribune

Here's how Ben Zobrist, Bob Gold and Elliott Johnson, then the baseball coach at Olivet Nazarene in Bourbonnais, remember the tryout that kept Zobrist in ...



Not your average geometry class — St. Louis-area students build tiny houses for homeless  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The new "Geometry in Construction" class shows students how to apply math to real-world problems.



Eureka suspends teacher over class being shown 'Daily Show' episodes  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA -- A Eureka High School teacher has been suspended until Nov. 28 for showing three segments of "The Daily Show" in his government and law class ...



Lafayette Lancers at Eureka Wildcats  STLtoday.com

What: Class 6 District 1. When: 7 p.m. Friday. Seeds, records: No. 4 Lafayette 7-3; No. 1 Eureka 10-0. Next week: Winner of Lindbergh-Kirkwood in district final.



Photos: Pantagraph Images of the Month - February 2019 📷 | Local News  Bloomington Pantagraph

Pantagraph photojournalists David Proeber and Lewis Marien share 20-something of their best photos from the second month of 2019. See more collections ...



Haskins rushes for two touchdowns, Eureka holds off Lafayette  STLtoday.com

EUREKA • The Class 6 District 1 semifinal football game Friday at Eureka came down to the last second. Literally.



U High girls run close 2nd in sectional track  Bloomington Pantagraph

METAMORA — Securing state track meet scoring opportunities was more important than scoring points for University High School's girls, who nevertheless did ...



Cleve In The Eve: Softball gods were in our dugout; dynasty teams reach GPSHOF  Peoria Journal Star

The inductions are Saturday.But for several great teams from the Peoria area's past, the celebration commenced Friday night.The 1997-98 and 1998-99 ICC ...



Five questions with Asher Wiegand, Eureka wrestling  Peoria Journal Star

Asher Wiegand is a junior captain on the Eureka High School wrestling team. He is a two-time state qualifier and is currently 18-0 this year at 126 pounds, with ...



Salukis release 2019 football recruiting class  KFVS

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Southern Illinois University has released its complete list of 2019 athletes for signing day. The Salukis have recruited some local ...



New Oakwood superintendent has ties to many area districts  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

OAKWOOD — One Vermilion County school district has wrapped up its search for a new leader, while another district will be launching one. The Oakwood ...



HOIC makes power grab in state prelims | High School Track & Field  Bloomington Pantagraph

CHARLESTON — The Heart of Illinois Conference strutted its stuff during the Class 1A preliminaries of the 125th boys state track meet on Thursday.



Drive Your Tractor to School Day  CIproud.com

Eureka High Schoolers opted out of taking the school bus or driving a car to school Tuesday. Instead, some of the students drove their tractors!



Nick in the AM: Ben Zobrist makes a great impression at Cubs Convention  Peoria Journal Star

Over the past few baseball seasons, Chicago Cubs fans have discovered something people around Eureka have known for years: Ben Zobrist is a genuine, nice ...



Eureka College athletics making giant steps upward  Peoria Journal Star

EUREKA — All it took was a perfect storm. As if those happen every day.The rebirth of Eureka College athletics was a labor of love and commitment that has ...



What wind? Pontiac's Schrock fires 69 to win regional  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — On a day of high wind and high numbers, Pontiac High School's Ali Schrock kept the ball low Wednesday in the Class 1A Central Catholic ...



Pantagraph All-Star Game a father-son moment for Shorts  The Pantagraph

NORMAL — Normal Community High School baseball coach Ryan Short has a close relationship with all eight of the Ironmen who will play in Sunday's ...



Welcome home: Ben Zobrist feted by hometown Eureka  The Pantagraph

EUREKA — The usual sea of green in Eureka was replaced with waves of blue for Ben Zobrist on Saturday.



Twin City Memorial Day parade steps off at 9 a.m. Monday  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — The annual McLean County Memorial Day parade will step off at 9 a.m. Monday, proceeding along Front Street through downtown ...



Bloomington Memorial Day parade steps off Monday morning downtown  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — Military veterans throughout Central Illinois will lead Memorial Day events to honor those who died fighting America's wars.



Saints, Pontiac freshman Schrock earn Class 1A state golf titles  Bloomington Pantagraph

DECATUR — A year ago, Central Catholic High School had high hopes entering the Class 1A Girls State Golf Tournament.



Oakwood names Maynard as superintendent | Local News  Danville Commercial News

OAKWOOD – Larry Maynard, a longtime school administrator in east central Illinois, will become Oakwood's new superintendent of schools starting July 1.



Carls, Goodrich lift Fieldcrest in McLean County girls tournament  Bloomington Pantagraph

EL PASO — Alyx Carls sank a pair of free throws with 19 seconds remaining Monday to lift No. 6 seed Fieldcrest High School to a 43-42 win over Tremont.



Man identified in fatal shooting by police in Eureka  STLtoday.com

EUREKA • A man fatally shot here by police after a pursuit Friday was identified by authorities Saturday as Jose H. Garcia, 49, of Des Plaines, Ill., near Chicago.



Ottawa High names Hall of Fame inductees  MyWebTimes.com

Six individuals and one team have been selected as 2019 inductees to the Ottawa Township High School Hall of Fame. A banquet is scheduled Saturday, Feb.



Wounded warrior relies on what the Marines taught him: Never give up  STLtoday.com

Jay Vermillion's father served his country as a U.S. Marine and hoped Jay would choose an easier path in life. “I would say, 'Dad, I want to be a Marine,' and for ...



2016 Journal Star Volleyball Player of the Year: Lauren Rokey, Eureka  Peoria Journal Star

At 6-feet tall and reaching nearly 10 feet with her vertical leap, Lauren Rokey has the ability to hit the ball a lot higher than most on the volleyball court.



Most of ACT perfect scores come from the St. Louis area  STLtoday.com

Of the 82 Missouri students who graduated in May and scored perfectly on the American College Test, 46 of them were from the St. Louis area, according to the ...



Eureka eager to step onto state's big stage  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL — Sarah Morin is familiar with the state volleyball tournament. It has drawn her to Redbird Arena the past two years.



Photos: IHSA Competitive Cheerleading State Finals | High School Sports  Bloomington Pantagraph

Cheerleaders from across Illinois gathered in Bloomington to perform in the IHSA Competitive Cheerleading State Finals.



Nick in the AM: No disrespect intended to Ben Zobrist, but ... the clock is ticking  Peoria Journal Star

Good morning, troops. It's Monday, June 10.Nick in the Morning has returned from about a week's vacation to find Ben Zobrist's playing status for the Chicago ...



2018 Journal Star high school golf preview  Peoria Journal Star

FIVE THINGS TO WATCH1. New rules in place for IHSAThe Illinois High School Association announced that there will be a cut for players after the first day of ...



Nick in the AM: Ben Zobrists wife, Julianna Zobrist, files for divorce  Pekin Daily Times

The reason for Eureka native Ben Zobrist's absence from the Chicago Cubs has become apparent.His wife wants a divorce. And so might he, apparently.



Eureka grad completes basic military training, heads to Texas  CIproud.com

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic ...



Underdog role doesn't bother Eureka College's football team  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — The first NCAA Division III playoff football game in Eureka College's history isn't supposed to go well ... at least if you believe everything you read on ...



Nick in the AM: Teacher, ex-Eurekan accused of underage solicitation  Peoria Journal Star

A former Eureka resident and high school athlete has been accused of soliciting underage girls online.Andrew Eeten, 30, of Monmouth was arrested earlier this ...



Aggressive serving powers Eureka's sweep of Northwest  STLtoday.com

EUREKA • The Eureka High girls volleyball team emphatically erased any previous struggles from the *service* line on Tuesday.



Eureka teen was texting before fatal accident, coroner says  Peoria Journal Star

They held a candlelight vigil, they released purple balloons and they told stories, but nothing will replace their friend Alyssa Burns, who was killed when her car ...



Family focuses on fun night as Eureka beats Roanoke-Benson  Peoria Journal Star

When Eureka hosted Roanoke-Benson on Thursday night, there were strong family ties between the coaches and two players. Eureka coach Tracy Heffren and ...



State Farm Foundation scholarships awarded | Local Education  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — State Farm Companies Foundation has announced winners of its scholarships.



Haskins leads Eureka to blowout win over Fort Zumwalt West  STLtoday.com

EUREKA • Eureka's Hassan Haskins called it a night at halftime of the Wildcats' season opener against Fort Zumwalt West on Friday.



2017 Small-School Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Tessa Leman, Eureka  Peoria Journal Star

Tessa Leman did it all for Eureka. She scored 16.5 points per game, crashed the glass for 8.9 rebounds, swiped the ball for 2.4 steals, and dished to teammates ...



Eureka girls golf team second at Class 1A El Paso Regional  Peoria Journal Star

Hayley Coffman shot 7-over-par 78 at El Paso Golf Club and Carolyn Pacocha shot 81 to lead Eureka to second place Wednesday in the Class 1A El Paso ...



No. 2 large school: East St. Louis kicks it up a notch  STLtoday.com

Follow along each day for the countdown of the STLhighschoolsports.com preseason large-school rankings. The No. 1 team will be unveiled Aug. 23.



Robert 'Bob' J. Lederle III, 43, Eureka  Leader Publications

Robert “Bob” J. Lederle III, 43, of Eureka died Sept. 25, 2017, in Wildwood. Mr. Lederle loved his two daughters, playing guitar, singing, riding four-wheelers, ...



Parkway West Showdown: Liberty (Wentzville) 65, Lafayette 49 | Lafayette High School  STLtoday.com

Lafayette senior Trey Griffey (42) puts up a shot against the defense of Liberty junior Jayce Catchings (32) and senior Jarring McKeithen (20) during the first ...



Dee-Mack boys land first regional crown | High School Cross Country | pantagraph.com  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — We must learn to walk before we can run. That said, Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School's fast-improving boys cross country team walked away with ...



Ben Zobrist's journey to Cubs a family homecoming  Chicago Tribune

When versatile free-agent Ben Zobrist signed with the Cubs, it was a dream come true for the Eureka, Ill., native and his family.



Eureka maneuvers into 1A trophy chase | High School Track & Field  Bloomington Pantagraph

CHARLESTON — The coach is more cautious than the kids, but both parties are optimistic about Eureka High School's trophy chances after a strong showing in ...



Photos: The baseball career of Ben Zobrist | Photo Galleries  Bloomington Pantagraph

Eureka native Ben Zobrist, the versatile second baseman for the Chicago Cubs, has helped the team advance to its first World Series appearance in 71 years.



Sanchez sentenced for sex crimes | News  Emporia Gazette

I'm sorry. I'm very sorry for what I did. I know it was horrible and it will never happen again,” sobbed an emotional Kourtnie Sanchez as she was sentenced in.



Photos: Prom season kicks off in BN | Local News | pantagraph.com  Bloomington Pantagraph

In this April 28, 2018, photo, Katie Latta, owner of Churchill's Formal Wear, made final adjustments to the prom outfit of Mayson Lehman, a then-senior at Eureka ...



Illinois Class 7A quarterfinal:Mount Carmel 29, East St. Louis 19  STLtoday.com

East St. Louis running back Treven Swingler (10) breaks a tackle against Mt.Carmel's Daniel Morales (21) in a 7A quarterfinal state playoff game at Gatley ...



LIST: Area road closures | ksdk.com  KSDK

Floodwaters have closed roadways in the St. Louis area, and are expected to close more as waters continue to rise.



Class 4 District 3 championship: MICDS 25, Hazelwood East 14 | Hazelwood East  STLtoday.com

MICDS' Graham Bundy Jr. (5) runs the ball in for a score during a Class 4 playoff game at SLUH on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at SLUH in St. Louis, Mo.



Prep Spotlight: Lexington's Standish on a roll as a role model  Bloomington Pantagraph

LEXINGTON — Researching what makes Jayden Standish tick as an athlete, one gets sidetracked by stories about Jayden Standish the person.



Relay rivalry: Eureka, Dee-Mack running hot at state meet  Bloomington Pantagraph

CHARLESTON — Eureka High School was the established power in the girls 3200-meter relay a year ago and Deer Creek-Mackinaw was the upstart with big ...



Olympia girls, EPG boys run to victory | High School Cross Country  Bloomington Pantagraph

EL PASO — While opponents had lineups missing key components for various reasons, Olympia High School's girls and host El Paso-Gridley's boys stepped ...



Class 4A Belleville West Regional, first round: O'Fallon 46, Belleville East 44  STLtoday.com

Khalifah Muhammad of Belleville East takes a shot as Caleb Burton and Shaun Riley of O'Fallon defend during the Class 4A Collinsville Regional on Monday, ...



No. 9 small school: Last year's lumps could propel Columbia back to prominence  STLtoday.com

Follow along each day for the countdown of the STLhighschoolsports.com preseason small-school rankings. The No. 1 team will be unveiled Aug. 23.



Edwardsville, Triad take aim on advancing past dual sectionals  STLtoday.com

The Edwardsville High wrestling team has won eight consecutive Southwestern Conference championships and eight successive Class 3A regional titles.



Rock Island teacher to become new Midland Elementary’s first principal  Peoria Journal Star

VARNA — The first principal of the new Midland Elementary School under construction in Lacon will be a Rock Island teacher and Quad Cities native who also ...



Eureka to Wrigley, what a journey it has Ben  The Pantagraph

EUREKA — When the topic is Ben Zobrist, words like "surreal" and "unbelievable" get tossed around like a baseball.



Two teen sisters, friend killed in Wildwood car crash  STLtoday.com

WILDWOOD • Students at Rockwood high schools on Friday mourned the deaths of two recent graduates and a current senior after a terrible one-car crash ...



Maynard hired as Potomac Grade School superintendent/principal  Rantoul Press

POTOMAC — A veteran area school administrator has been hired to lead Potomac Grade School as superintendent/principal.Larry Maynard, a former ...



Eureka teen to study at Rochester, NY ballet company  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Rhea Keller has started the adventure of a lifetime: a year-long apprenticeship at the Rochester (N.Y.) City Ballet.



Annual WIU Marching Band Classic is Oct. 21  Western Illinois University News

MACOMB, IL – The 36th annual Western Illinois University Marching Band Classic, for high school bands, will be held beginning at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 ...



Eureka College's Durley sets NCAA passing record in Lincoln Bowl win  Bloomington Pantagraph

GALESBURG — Sam Durley was so busy trying to win the inaugural Abraham Lincoln Bowl on Saturday, the Eureka College quarterback lost sight of just how ...



Football Fever: Previews of B-N, area high school teams  Bloomington Pantagraph

Our Football Fever series provides a look at all five Intercity and 20 area high school football programs. Look for more previews Wednesday and Thursday.



Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois names Class of 2017  Chicago Daily Herald

Golden Apple announces the induction of the 2017 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program, a group of 234 young people who have chosen to ...



Re-Rank: Top 20 Boys NCAA Swimming Recruits, Class of 2019  SwimSwam

NCAA recruiting churns on, and so do our yearly recruit rankings. We've already ranked out the top recruits in the current high school sophomore and junior ...



Kindred: For Zobrist, 'Who would have thought it?'  Bloomington Pantagraph

After Ben Zobrist tossed his glove high into the New York air and pointed to the heavens, after he jumped up and down with other grown men as if they.



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