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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 ...



Grammy-winning Lauren Daigle headed to Grossinger Arena  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — Tickets go on sale Friday for two-time Grammy Award winner Lauren Daigle, who will bring her world tour to Grossinger Motors Arena in ...



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.



Eureka's Heffren resigns to become volleyball coach at ICC  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Tracy Heffren, who has guided Eureka High School's volleyball team to a more than 200 wins and a state championship in 10 seasons, has ...



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 student becomes first female to make the school's all-male baseball team  KMOV.com

EUREKA, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A Eureka High School student became the first female to make the school's all-male baseball team.



Prep Spotlight: Eureka relay stars putting coach's record in jeopardy  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — While Brett Charlton, the track coach, embodies a one-man connection between Eureka High School's past and present glory, he is making life ...



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.



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 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 ...



Smell from consumer economics classroom causes concern at Eureka High School  KMOV.com

Emergency crews were called to Eureka High School after reports of people feeling ill.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

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



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 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.



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 ...



Dedicated employees prevented bad flood damage at Eureka High School  KMOV.com

The Rockwood School District said a small group of dedicated employees prevented Eureka High School from suffering widespread flooding damage.



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  East Peoria Times-Courier

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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Flowers, Smalley head HOIC volleyball team | High School Volleyball | pantagraph.com  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 ...



Floodwater ruins three gym floors at Eureka High  STLtoday.com

Students returned from winter break Tuesday. Crews spent several days sanitizing and cleaning the building.



Unbeaten Eureka softball savoring a season to remember  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA — Even if Eureka High School's 22-0 softball team wins all of its remaining games, there is something 13th-year coach John Stromberger is dreading.



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 ...



Seven to compete for McLean County Fair title  The Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — Seven people will compete Wednesday for the chance to be McLean County Fair queen.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Edwardsville High School evacuated after written threat  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

EDWARDSVILLE, Il. - Administrators added additional security after threatening statement written on an Edwardsville High School bathroom stall. A statement ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Notebook: Eureka goes old school to reach semis; Pattonville gets another shot at Vianney  STLtoday.com

EUREKA • Brendan Schlittler prefers no-frills football.



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.



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 ...



Unexpected home return gives thankful Eureka a thrill  STLtoday.com

EUREKA • Less than two months ago, the Meramec River crested at 46 feet, flooding portions of Eureka High School and destroying the school's main gym floor.



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.



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.



Hall of Famer Thome brings local flavor to Best of Preps  Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA — Jim Thome had to decline last year when asked to be the keynote speaker for the Journal Star Preps Best of Illinois. He had another obligation at ...



GCMS, Fieldcrest earn McLean County quarterfinal wins | High School Basketball  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — It took a half for Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School's basketball team to get reacquainted with the Shirk Center on Tuesday night.



Top-seeded GCMS edges EPG for McLean County Tournament boys' crown  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — Bryce Barnes was called for a charging foul with 1:01 left in Saturday night's tense championship game in the 108th McLean County ...



Nick in the AM: How much longer will Ben Zobrist make Cubs wait?  Peoria Journal Star

Good morning, troops. It's Friday, July 26.Waiting for Ben Zobrist to return to the Chicago Cubs is becoming like "Waiting for Godot."It's assumed the Eureka ...



Area cheer squads relish state excitement | Recreation sports  Bloomington Pantagraph

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



SAR names high school award winners | Local Education  Bloomington Pantagraph

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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: Ben Zobrists wife, Julianna Zobrist, files for divorce  Peoria Journal Star

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.



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 ...



Former student runs from officers at East Alton-Wood River High School  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

WOOD RIVER, IL - A former student at East Alton-Wood River High School ran from officers after being spotted on campus Friday morning. Wood River Police ...



Schools along Meramec River mostly spared from flood damage  STLtoday.com

As the Meramec River rose on Wednesday night, the superintendent of Valley Park schools barely slept, wondering if the muddy river would spill over the ...



Zobrist remains quiet as he begins his minor-league assignment with South Bend  Bloomington Pantagraph

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The sounds of baseball were everywhere Friday night at Four Winds Field, from the cracking of bats during batting practice to the ...



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 ...



Police investigate student matter at Granite City school  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

GRANITE CITY, IL - There is a police presence at Granite City School District 9 Friday. The Superintendent stresses that Granite City Coolidge Middle and High ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



State Farm Foundation scholarships awarded | Local Education  Bloomington Pantagraph

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



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.



Report: 30 percent of 2015 Richwoods High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  Peoria Standard

In a year when 88 percent of Richwoods High School seniors graduated on time, 30 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had to enroll in ...



Boys Class-By-Class Nation-Leading No. 1s For The '19 Season  MileSplit

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A Eureka family made a special connection with Anthony Bourdain. Now, they mourn him.  STLtoday.com

Anthony Bourdain wanted the Piña-White family of Eureka to enjoy the best food they could as they cruised through Europe on a Make-A-Wish Foundation trip.



Litchfield schools placed on lockdown after ammo found in bathroom  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

LITCHFIELD, Ill. - Two pieces of ammunition were found in the men's bathroom at Litchfield High School Wednesday morning. According to police, the discovery ...



Teen in custody after making threat closing two Belleville High Schools  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

BELLEVILLE, Ill. - Classes are canceled Wednesday for thousands of students at Belleville East and West high schools after what was called a "credible threat" ...



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 ...



New Meramec River forecasts show record or near-record crests coming in Eureka, Valley Park  STLtoday.com

Crests now expected to reach or surpass levels from December 2015 flooding.



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.



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 ...



Barth hopes to lead Eureka College football revival  Bloomington Pantagraph

EUREKA - When Todd Stewart heard Eureka College hired a new football coach he wasn't sure what to expect.



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.



From Pages Past 8/9/19 | From Pages Past | pantagraph.com  Bloomington Pantagraph

5 years ago (2014): Former Illinois State golfer and PGA Tour professional D.A. Weibring is among six inductees in the 18th Missouri Valley Conference Hall of ...



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 ...



Student under arrest after threat of school shooting in Vandalia, IL  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

VANDALIA, IL –A school threat in Vandalia, Illinois earlier this week turned out to be a prank, but police are taking it very seriously. Police Chief Jeff Ray says ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



O’Fallon Illinois High School on lockdown after bank robbery  fox2now.com

O'FALLON, IL (KTVI) - A high school was on a precautionary lockdown after a bank robbery in O'Fallon, IL. Police have indicated the investigation is early and ...



Students rejoice after teachers’ jobs saved at O’Fallon Township High School  fox2now.com

O'FALLON, IL (KTVI) - A sigh of relief for some teachers at O'Fallon Township High School whose jobs were on the chopping block. This comes after O'Fallon ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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