Seventeen departures from last year's 12-1 squad will force new players to step up in 2019 for Argenta-Oreana, our No. 5 team on our preseason Top 10 countdown.

Though Schlarman has been part of a football cooperative with Hoopeston Area and Armstrong-Potomac the last six seasons, the Hilltoppers have solo history to look back on — namely state championships in 1980 and 1981. Matt Blurton gets to head a revival of Schlarman football, as an 8-man gro…

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Though Schlarman has been part of a football cooperative with Hoopeston Area and Armstrong-Potomac the last six seasons, the Hilltoppers have solo history to look back on — namely state championships in 1980 and 1981. Matt Blurton gets to head a revival of Schlarman football, as an 8-man gro…

It’s been nearly a year since I wrote about the exploits of the Central Illinois United 2001 boys’ soccer program, so fitting they should be the topic of conversation again.

The schedules for the 2019 season are out, with the IHSA releasing them on Wednesday afternoon. Preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS picks one game each week he’s eagerly anticipating before he offers full breakdowns on all 37 area schedules