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Beardstown's Music Man, Landon Wink

June 21, 2017 by Beardstownnewspapers

Landon Wink, 18, a recent graduate of Beardstown High School, is a tall, unassuming young man. He is polite, well-spoken, and will be attending Western Illinois University in the fall. As a student at BHS he was active on the student council and he was ...

4-H members hone speaking skills

June 21, 2017 by Jacksonville Journal Courier

Jacksonville Journal CourierShe said her public-speaking skills have empowered her to seek leadership positions at Beardstown High School and in Illinois 4-H. Littig, a member of Neighborhood Guys and Gals 4-H Club in Scott County, has been doing public speaking for several years.

East St. Louis moves down in basketball, track; Althoff, Gibault hit by success factor

June 14, 2017 by

STLtoday.comGibault's Aaron Grohmann (23) celebrates the team's first goal against Beardstown in the Class 1A Granite City Super-sectional on Tuesday, October 25. ... The Illinois High School Association released its updated classifications for activities Wednesday.

Ag Boosters award scholarships, more

May 31, 2017 by Beardstownnewspapers

The Beardstown Ag Boosters FFA Alumni awarded its first annual scholarship to Beardstown High School senior, Dara Morris. Dara plans to attend the University of Arkansas in the fall to pursue veterinary studies. The Ag Boosters FFA Alumni also ...

Beardstown Class of 2017 small, competitive

May 29, 2017 by Jacksonville Journal Courier

Jacksonville Journal CourierMaria Hymes hugs Edgar Cortes on Sunday after Beardstown High School's graduation ceremony. Cortes graduated ... Goodrich plans to attend Western Illinois University in the fall to major in computer science and minor in criminal justice. Growing up ...

Prep Scoops: Plains received fourth-most walks against QND

May 28, 2017 by The State Journal-Register

When Pleasant Plains received 18 walks by Quincy Notre Dame pitchers in Saturday's Class 2A Beardstown Sectional title game, it tied for the fourth-most in one game in state history according to the Illinois High School Association record list. Despite ...

Missed chances cost Pleasant Plains baseball in sectional loss to Quincy Notre Dame

May 27, 2017 by The State Journal-Register

BEARDSTOWN -- Five Quincy Notre Dame High School pitchers combined to give Pleasant Plains 18 walks on Saturday -- plus two batters hit by pitch. But as Plains senior shortstop Cole Greer lamented in the aftermath, the Cardinals just couldn't cash in ...

Plains, Routt go after sectional baseball hardware

May 26, 2017 by The State Journal-Register

The State Journal-RegisterPleasant Plains and Jacksonville Routt Catholic high schools have shown they know their ways around postseason baseball brackets. But while the Cardinals have made deep tournament runs almost every season, the Rockets have gotten sidetracked on ...

Illini West aiming to win state track championship

May 24, 2017 by Herald-Whig

Herald-WhigIllini West's 4x800 relay of Bryan, Cayden Kirkham, Chase Grainger and Clayton Grainger enters the state meet as the top seed with a time of 8 minutes, 14.99 seconds at Beardstown. The relay is nearly four seconds faster than Sterling Newman Central's ...

Pleasant Plains rolls to 9-1 sectional win over Williamsville

May 24, 2017 by The State Journal-Register

The State Journal-RegisterBEARDSTOWN -- Just four days after a cakewalk victory for a regional baseball championship, Williamsville High School was on the wrong end of a snowball inning Wednesday that signaled the end of the Bullets' season. Williamsville, which scored 13 ...

Rushville-Industry track sends four relays, five individuals to state

May 20, 2017 by The State Journal-Register

BEARDSTOWN -- Rushville-Industry High School qualified four relays and five individuals to state Friday at the Class 1A Beardstown Boys Sectional Track and Field Meet. Beardstown junior Isaac Riddle won the pole vault with an effort of 11 feet 11 ...

Rockets take second

May 19, 2017 by Jacksonville Journal Courier

Jacksonville Journal CourierBut in the end, the Carthage Illini West boys' track and field team managed to edge Rushville-Industry 128-118 for the team title at the Beardstown Sectional Friday night. Rushville-Industry still will be well-represented at next weekend's Illinois ...

Illini West boys win Class 1A track sectional

May 19, 2017 by Peoria Journal Star

BEARDSTOWN — The Illini West boys track and field team won its second sectional title in three seasons, edging Rushville-Industry to win the Class 1A Beardstown Sectional on Friday night. The Carthage school will have athletes in nine events at the ...

Local student chosen to participate in NRA Youth Education Summit

May 17, 2017 by Beardstownnewspapers

Natalie Seaman, a junior at Beardstown High School, was selected to participate in the National Rifle Association's annual National Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.). Y.E.S. is a seven-day, expense paid educational experience in Washington, D.C. for ...

Pilger 95th Birthday

May 10, 2017 by Beardstownnewspapers

BeardstownnewspapersShe graduated from Beardstown High School with the Class of 1941. Maxine married Daryle Pilger on April 11, 1942. They are the parents of five children: Richard (Marilyn) Pilger of Beardstown, Mary Ann (Larry) Lambert of Eureka, Barbara Lovekamp of ...

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