Prep Girls Track

Prep notebook: Butcher retires from Illini West track, QND swims in postseason, changes to Lady Hornet Classic

Jerry Butcher knew the decision he had to make. That didn't make it any easier. After 21 seasons of guiding the Carthage and Illini West girls track and field team, Butcher retired last week from the position to focus on his administrative job as the principal at Carthage Middle School.