No breaks for Raiders in postseason this year
David Adam

No breaks for Raiders in postseason this year

The Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team could be excused if it looked at the field in the Class 2A Riverton Sectional and sighed. On one side of the bracket are West Hancock and Pleasant Plains. The Raiders beat both teams last month. On the other side

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House bill to replace IHSA with new agency goes nowhere
David Adam

House bill to replace IHSA with new agency goes nowhere

A bill that calls for the creation of a new state government agency that would legislate high school athletics in place of the Illinois High School Association was expected to be called Wednesday afternoon.

House bill calls for replacing IHSA with new agency
David Adam

House bill calls for replacing IHSA with new agency

A state representative from the south Chicago suburbs has introduced a bill that calls for the creation of a new agency that would legislate high school athletics in place of the Illinois High School Association.

IHSA may shake up state basketball tournament format
David Adam

IHSA may shake up state basketball tournament format

Craig Anderson has noticed the empty seats. The Illinois High School Association's boys state basketball tournaments once filled Carver Arena's 11,000 seats for both weekends in Peoria, but in recent years, finding a seat hasn't been too difficult. The Cl

Beyond the Boxscore: QND to play for first conference title since 1987
David Adam

Beyond the Boxscore: QND to play for first conference title since 1987

The Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team has a chance no team has had in more than 30 years. Win an outright conference championship. The Raiders play host to West Hancock on Thursday, and a victory would give them a 4-0 mark in their first season in the West Central Conference's North Division.

State title has Griggsville-Perry excited for future
David Adam

State title has Griggsville-Perry excited for future

GRIGGSVILLE, Ill. -- Garrett White just knew. He was in his first year of teaching in the Griggsville-Perry schools in 2011-12, and he was particularly impressed by his kindergarten students. "True story," he said. "I told anybody who would listen that whe

Creation of football districts may lead to other changes
David Adam

Creation of football districts may lead to other changes

A month has passed since the Illinois High School Association member schools voted to implement a district scheduling system for football starting with the 2021 season. The district football proposal passed by a vote of 324-307, with 69 schools...

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