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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 High School graduation  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — The Eureka High School graduation will be 3 p.m. May 20, 2018, at Eureka High School McCollum Field. In case of inclement weather, graduation ...



Youthful Eureka to have plenty of 'fight' | High School Football  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Although the Eureka High School football team will feature a number of inexperienced players, opponents of the Hornets can expect to be in for a ...



Monmouth-Roseville holds off Eureka in final minute  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — The second 10-win football season in school history and resulting state quarterfinal playoff berth were there for the taking for Eureka High School on ...



Meet the Eureka Hornets  Bloomington Pantagraph

Meet the Hornets. Head coach - Jason Bachman, 6th year (5-year record 18-29). Conference - Heart of Illinois Large. 2017 - 6-4 (3-2 HOIC) ...



Prep report 10/19/18: Eureka, Tri-Valley reach HOIC Tourney final  Bloomington Pantagraph

The top-seeded Eureka High School volleyball team, led by Hailey Flowers' 15 kills and 14 digs, edged No. 4 seed El Paso-Gridley, 29-27, 25-22, in the ...



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 ...



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

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



Thanks to foundation builders, Eureka football breaking through  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Building a high school football program into a traditional winner can take years and many players to create the platform for a breakthrough.



Prep report 10/17/18: Top-seeded Eureka volleyball wins tourney opener  Bloomington Pantagraph

The top-seeded Eureka High School volleyball team advanced to the semifinals of the McLean County/Heart of Illinois Conference Tournament at Mackinaw on ...



Eureka girls, Olympia boys run wild at regionals  Bloomington Pantagraph

Led by repeat champion Emma Argo, the No. 2-state ranked Eureka High School girls cross country team won the Class 1A Farmington Regional on Saturday ...



Eureka girls make school history in 4th  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 ...



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 ...



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.



Prep Report 9/9/18: Eureka girls, Olympia boys win titles  Bloomington Pantagraph

The Eureka High School girls cross country team and the Olympia boys both won Class 1A titles in the First to the Finish Invitational at Peoria's Detweiller Park ...



No. 4 Eureka girls win sectional thriller  Bloomington Pantagraph

FARMINGTON — Ranked No. 4 in Class 2A, the Eureka High School girls basketball team hasn't had to make many fourth-quarter comebacks.



Mangold streaks past Zobrist en route to Eureka steals record  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Mike Mangold, like any Eureka High School athlete, holds Ben Zobrist in the highest of regards.



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 ...



Prep Report 11/3/18: Pleasant Plains edges Eureka in 2A super-sectional  Bloomington Pantagraph

BEARDSTOWN — Hailey Flowers had a team-high 14 kills for Eureka High School's volleyball team Friday night in a three-set loss to Pleasant Plains in the ...



Eureka High School graduation set for Sunday  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 ...



Eureka to celebrate cross country state title at Wednesday assembly  Peoria Journal Star

Eureka High School will honor its state champion girls cross country team with an assembly at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday in the school gymnasium. The public is ...



High school students building tiny houses for homeless  KMOV.com

It's a whole new way of looking at hands-on learning. Hammering nails, donning hard hats, all in a day's work for the over two dozen students in a Eureka High.



Eureka girls repeat as County champions  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — Tessa Leman poured her heart out, literally, to will the Eureka High School girls basketball team to a 57-42 victory in the championship game ...



Leman's super night leads Eureka girls to state  Bloomington Pantagraph

JACKSONVILLE — With about four minutes left Monday, Tessa Leman appeared headed for a breakaway layup. Instead, the official called her apparent steal a ...



Photos: McLean County Track Meet at Eureka High School  Bloomington Pantagraph

The McLean County Track Meet was held Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Eureka High School.



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 ...



On a mission: Student learns life lesson in India  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Smiling, singing children bearing colorful floral necklaces provided a vivid image for a Eureka High School senior on a recent mission trip to India.



Flowers, Smalley head HOIC volleyball team  Bloomington Pantagraph

Seniors Hailey Flowers of Eureka High School and Carson Smalley of Deer Creek-Mackinaw were unanimous selections on the all-Heart of Illinois Conference ...



Ben Zobrists Eureka High School bobblehead available Friday  Peoria Journal Star

Attenion Ben Zobrist fans! A Ben Zobrist bobblehead, featuring the image of the Chicago Cubs' World Series MVP in his Eureka High School baseball uniform, ...



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 ...



Photos: Top girls in Class 1A golf battle a windy Prairie Vista Golf Course  Bloomington Pantagraph

Freshman Allison Pacocha of Eureka High School drives her ball from the sixth tee during the Central Catholic Class 1A Girls Regional Golf Tournament ...



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 ...



Eureka High School graduates  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Eureka High School will hold its graduation ceremony at 3 p.m. Sunday at McCollum Field.



2018 girls cross country preview: Five Things to Watch  Peoria Journal Star

1 Eagles not ready to land just yet. Defending Class 2A state champion Dunlap not only lost a strong senior class that earned three top-three trophies.



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 ...



Journal Star scholar-athlete of the week: Eurekas Natalie Bardwell  Peoria Journal Star

Journal Star scholar-athlete of the weekNATALIE BARDWELLEUREKA SENIORClass rank: FirstGrade-point average: 4.0Sports: Cross country — two-time state ...



Illinois Girls Basketball Team Shares Gospel at State Tournament  CBN News

An Illinois girl's basketball team chose to share the Gospel during their competition at the state tournament last week.



State cross country primer 11/2/18  Bloomington Pantagraph

Saturday start times: Class 1A girls – 9 a.m.; Class 1A boys – 10 a.m.; Class 2A girls – 11 a.m.; Class 2A boys – noon; Class 3A girls – 1 p.m.; Class 3A boys – 2 ...



Football Fever: Bachman, Eureka seek repeat playoff berth  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — A pair of unanimous all-Heart of Illinois Conference selections spearhead a solid group of returning veterans as the Eureka High School football ...



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 ...



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.



New Ben Zobrist Eureka bobblehead goes on sale Friday  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — A new version of the Ben Zobrist Eureka High School Bobblehead will go on sale Friday, with proceeds again benefiting the Eureka High School ...



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 ...



Rigsby's late 3 helps Prairie Central rally past Eureka  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Things looked their deepest, darkest and dreariest for the Prairie Central High School basketball team when the Hawks had five consecutive ...



Eureka sweeps to 2A state volleyball title  The Pantagraph

NORMAL — For much of the match it was Michael's missiles being countered by Rokey's rockets as a pair of Class 2A's premier outside hitters and their teams ...



Defense boosts solid start for Eureka  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Backs against their own goal line in the final minute Friday at McCollum field, the Eureka High School defense faced mounting tension with an ...



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.



Charlton keeps Eureka in state trophy picture  Bloomington Pantagraph

CHARLESTON — Led by quadruple qualifier Brett Charlton Jr., the Eureka High School track team kept its trophy hopes alive during the Class 1A preliminaries ...



Prep Spotlight: Ridgeview, Lexington team up for track success  Bloomington Pantagraph

COLFAX — You don't flip a switch and change rivals into friends.



Tribute touches Eureka's Meiss at 1,000th game  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Tim Meiss was hoping to keep the milestone quiet. It is in his DNA to try to stay under the radar and let his players take center stage.



MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for September 24, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 9/24-9/30)



Resilient Eureka gets past Dee-Mack for sectional title  Bloomington Pantagraph

FARMINGTON — The defending Class 2A state champions, Eureka High School's volleyball team possesses plenty of talent and physical proficiency.



SAR names high school award winners  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — Twenty Pantagraph-area high school seniors have received Outstanding Good Citizenship Awards from the Gen. Joseph Bartholomew ...



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 ...



First HOIC season still a challenge for Eureka  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — After four consecutive 2-7 football seasons in the Corn Belt Conference, Eureka High School enters 2016 with the highest enrollment ...



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 ...



Zobrist bobblehead to benefit Eureka athletics  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum and Eureka High School on Friday unveiled a limited-edition Ben Zobrist Eureka High School ...



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.



Nick in the AM: Cubs Ben Zobrist makes most of his first career ejection  Peoria Journal Star

Ben Zobrist might be one of the most mild-mannered players in major-league baseball. We'd like to think that's because of his Eureka upbringing, of course.



Eureka: Hannah Long  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • n/a. Sports • Cross country; track and field. Academic bio • Academic Honors; Renaisance Award; Rockwood Above and Beyond Award; ...



Area cheer squads relish state excitement  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — The resounding success of some recent University High School competitive cheerleading squads gave this year's team, composed primarily ...



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 ...



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!



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 ...



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.



Olympia girls, EPG boys run to victory  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 ...



MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for August 27, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 8/27-9/2)



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 ...



Eureka! Town celebrates World Series MVP Zobrist  The Pantagraph

EUREKA — Dana Wherley may never forget how she found out Eureka native Ben Zobrist was going to play for her Chicago Cubs.



Eureka: Nathan Ray Echard  STLtoday.com

Academic rank: n/a. Sports: football. Academic bio: Renaissance (honor roll) ... National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete ... academic all-state (three years) .



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.



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.



Prep Report 11/13/18: Hock, Fieldcrest open with tourney win  Bloomington Pantagraph

Madi Hock scored 17 points Monday night, including 5 of 6 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter, to lead Fieldcrest High School's girls basketball team to ...



Color war: Zobrist defies MLB again with black spikes  Bloomington Pantagraph

CHICAGO — Ben Zobrist was joined by Chicago Cubs teammates Kyle Schwarber and Steve Cishek in wearing black spikes on Monday despite a warning from ...



Eureka High School Sisters Lauren, Kathleen Oliver Remembered: "Our Hearts Ache"  Riverfront Times

When seventeen-year-old Kathleen Oliver performed with the Eureka High School cheerleading squad, her sister Lauren, eighteen, would always be in the ...



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.



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.



2017 Journal Star Girls Golfer of Year: Carolyn Pacocha of Eureka  Peoria Journal Star

Although Girls Golfer of the Year is an individual award, Eureka junior Carolyn Pacocha was all about her team this fall.The Hornets advanced to the Class 1A ...



Communities brace for rising water with sandbag walls  KMOV.com

Two cities along the Meramec River spent Sunday bracing for rising water.



College Signings for Feb. 7, 2018  CIproud.com

Here are the college signings from high schools in central Illinois for Feb. 7, 2018.



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 ...



Class 2 District 2 Tournament  STLtoday.com

Top 2 teams qualified for sectional tournament along with top 15 individuals not on a qualifying team; other teams that qualify at least four individuals advance ...



Pitching, defense fuel Eureka baseball run  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Encouraged by his team's defensive prowess, Eureka High School baseball coach Dane Wear wanted his pitching staff to put those defenders to ...



No. 7 large school: Offensive balance a focal point for Belleville West  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.



Local composer, junior high musicians to soar with 'Sky Bound'  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL — A concert Tuesday will be a celebration of talented Twin City junior high school musicians, a rising Eureka-based composer and the memory of two ...



High school graduation: Congratulations to the Class of 2017!  Peoria Journal Star

This special section is for you.In here you will find listings for graduation plus commencement information for high schools in Fulton, Peoria, Tazewell and ...



Prep report 8/27/17: U High girls tennis captures Springfield invite  Bloomington Pantagraph

The University High School girls tennis team edged Normal Community to win the Springfield Invitational on Saturday, capturing seven of the nine flights and ...



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.



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 ...



Top 20 NCAA Swimming Recruits in the Boys High School Class of 2019  SwimSwam

The Class of 2019 isn't an immediate-impact class on the men's side, but it's loaded with fast-rising talents.



STLhighschoolSPORTS.com | stltoday.com  STLtoday.com

Read the latest St. Louis high school sports, high school athlete stats, high school schedules, recruiting news, photos and video from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch ...



Area Illinois State Scholars announced | Local Education  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) has announced the names of the 2016-17 Illinois State Scholars.



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.



Luciano: Eureka mother, friend finally get to thank Samaritan who aided after fatal wreck  Peoria Journal Star

In a flash of twirled, tangled metal, 18-year-old Dustin Holmes of Eureka died behind the wheel. His mom lost her only son. His passenger, who crawled from the ...



LIST: Area road closures  KSDK

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



Nick in the AM: Ben Zobrist has been Ben Probrist this season for Cubs  Peoria Journal Star

Good morning, troops. It's Tuesday, Oct. 2.The Chicago Cubs might play their final game of the 2018 major-league baseball season tonight, a wild-card meeting ...



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 ...



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.



Eureka native appointed commander of Armys Old Guard  Peoria Journal Star

EUREKA — Sandi and Jerry Garkey had some friends over for rolls and coffee at their home in The Villages, Fla., last month to watch a special live event on ...



SAR names Good Citizens winners  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — Twenty Pantagraph-area high school seniors have received Outstanding Good Citizenship Awards from the Gen. Joseph Bartholomew ...



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