MT. VERNON — District football could completely change what we know of as high school football in the state of Illinois. It’s a much-talked about issue, and it’s a divided issue. Let’s start with this, what is the resolution schools are voting on? The proposal directs the IHSA to implement a football scheduling system for regular-season
SESSER — The voting period continues for high schools in Illinois to decide if the IHSA should implement district play in football. We’re hearing from more coaches on what they think and how their schools will vote. Sesser-Valier-Waltonville coach John Shadowens says his school is a no vote. He says looking at the projects, the
TAYLORVILLE (RFD) — Trying to find the new normal. That’s what Ryan Brown is doing as head basketball coach at Taylorville High School. His central Illinois school and community are dealing with the aftermath of a powerful tornado that swept through town last weekend. Taylorville cancelled classes on Monday, but students were back in class
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Emma Moser, Brooke Cash, and Hannah Hamerski, three seniors for the Webber Lady Trojans basketball team on new coach Cheyenne Spurlock, and what they think of their team this year.
CARTERVILLE — The Carterville girls’ basketball team are seeing a sustained run of success any program around the state would love to have. The Lions have won their last six regional championships, and are looking to extend that streak in 2018-2019. Carterville coach Matt Crain has guided the program to the last five of those
MT. VERNON — As IHSA member schools across the state decide whether or not the state should implement district style football, some local coaches are speaking out on how it would affect their programs. Mt. Vernon head football coach Jerod Kessler says most of the South Seven would likely stay together with districts, and it
BENTON — The Benton Rangers wrestling team has a lot of talent returning this season, and the expectations are high this year. Benton wrestling coach Aaron Robinson is in his second year as head coach. He says his first goal was to recruit and get numbers, and he’s got plenty of talented wrestlers this year.
SESSER — The Sesser-Valier-Waltonville Lady Devils round out a four-games in six-days stretch tonight when they host Johnston City tonight. They started the stretch Wednesday by beating Woodlawn in Waltonville 48-32, then lost to Nashville Thursday 24-22, and finally notched a conference win over Chester 52-40 on Saturday. S.V.W. head coach Rick Metcalf says the
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Jacob Tucker, a senior small forward with the Waltonville basketball team about their team this year, and what all his team can do this season.
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Jayon Malone, a senior point guard with the Waltonville basketball team about their team this year, and what all his team can do this season.