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High School Football Playoffs Tuscola vs. Maroa-Forsyth
A trip to Champaign is on the line in class 2-A, and for both teams the chance for a state title is no mystery.
The Tuscola Warriors, two time IHSA football champions and three-time runner-up in the last eight years will take on Maroa-Forsyth who won state championships in 2006 and 2009.
The Trojans championships were in this class, while Tuscola is playing their fi ... READ MORE >>
CHS Head Football Coach Brian Halsey Fired
Wednesday night the Charleston School board voted to fire Brian Halsey after 15 seasons as the Trojans head coach.
Athletic Director Jim Wood wouldn't comment on a reason for Halsey's firing.
He will remain as a social studies teacher at the school.
As the head football coach Halsey earned a 75 and 75 record with the team, however the last two seasons have been ... READ MORE >>
IHSA State Back In Champaign
The teams that win Saturday in the IHSA Football Playoffs will return to Champaign for the state championship, after one year away from Memorial Stadium due to the Big Ten expansion.
Last season, Huskie Stadium hosted the event in Dekalb and NIU will continue to do so on odd years until 2021.
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Eastern Illinois Mens Basketball takes one at home
Twelve players in the scoring column helped the Eastern men's basketball team with a win Monday against Eureka College.
Chris Olivier lead the way with 13 points.
This one was no contest as the Panthers get the win 81 to 51 ... putting EIU 8-0 all time against Eureaka.
Eastern has now won three of their last four home opening games.
The team sits at o ... READ MORE >>