Trixie Johnson didn’t appear to be in an enviable position during Friday’s 800-meter run at the IHSA Class 2A girls’ meet.

DECATUR — Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley’s Isaiah Chatman qualified for the Class 1A boys’ state track and field meet in three events on Friday at the 1A Maroa-Forsyth Sectional held at Millikin University, while teammates Aidan Laughery and Awstace Grauer will represent the Falcons in two events…

Mayor Bill Ingold told the Paxton City Council that it looks like the long-discussed first phase of the downtown streetscape improvement project will go forward this year. Ingold said Springfield has approved everything and that bids can be let soon for the more than $1 million project. The …

➜ Paxton-Buckley-Loda 18-10, Iroquois West 3-7. The host Panthers (13-6) steamrolled the Raiders (8-5) over four innings to win Game 1 of this Sangamon Valley Conference doubleheader, then outlasted them in the nightcap to earn a sweep. PBL scored at least three runs in each inning during th…

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- Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 5, Tri-Valley 4. The visiting Falcons (4-4) scored four runs in the top of the fourth inning and held on for a Heart of Illinois Conference win, as the Vikings scored twice in both the sixth and seventh innings. Braden Roesch threw five masterful innings for GCMS,…

WHEATON, Ill. – Freshman Sam Allen (Macomb HS, Macomb, Ill.) tied for first in the long jump and senior Wes Pulver (Dwight HS, Dwight, Ill.) placed second in the javelin Friday as Augustana competed at the Don Church Invitational at Wheaton College.