Glen Van Proyen was a professional baseball scout for 46 years. He signed Ron Kittle and Mike Marshall.
Illinois' all-time baseball team is unique for at least two reasons: It features eight Hall of Famers, including three from the Nokomis area.
From all indications, new Illinois football coach Tim Beckman appears to be doing most of the right things as he seeks to build firm relationships with high school coaches and media throughout the
Because she was almost 5-foot-10 as a high school freshman, Jan Heiteen was projected as a promising volleyball and basketball player.
The state high school basketball tournament has begun, Illinois' signature event, the original March Madness.