Estella Miller is a sophomore cross country runner. A consistent top-tier varsity runner, Miller finished in sixth place at her Regional competition and landed tenth place at the Sectional meet that the Sages would go on to win. Miller also attended a non-IHSA-affiliated postseason competiti…

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Monticello High School senior Avery Oberheim announced recently that she would continue her academic and softball career at Heartland Community College in Normal. The Hawks are a member of the Mid-West Athletic Association and compete in men’s and women’s soccer, baseball, and softball.

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William Ross is a sophomore on the MHS Golf Team. Ross earned a spot on the First Team All Area for his success this year. He attained second place at the Conference Tournament, paving the way for a 3rd place finish for the Sages. At Regionals, he shot an 80 to grab fifth place, steering the…

Two Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond athletes announced intentions to play as Division I competitors at the collegiate level next year.

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The IESA Board of Directors met on Monday, Nov. 9 to address the the winter and spring sports schedules after the announcement two weeks ago by the Governor's Office that basketball had been moved to the higher risk category of the Illinois All Sports Policy and the subsequent announcement b…

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The Monticello girls’ and boys’ cross country teams competed in the Illinois Prairie Conference Varsity Championship meet at St. Joseph-Ogden High School Saturday.

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Monticello High School’s nine senior golfers celebrated senior night with victories on Thursday, Oct. 1 at the Monticello Golf Club.

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Several local area teams competed in the Lincoln Prairie Conference cross country meet at Crowder Park on Saturday.

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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors announced on Wednesday (Sept. 23), that they have voted to expand the IHSA State Series in two fall sports, adding a second round of postseason play in boys & girls golf and boys & girls cross country. There will be no ad…

The official grand opening of the Arthur ‘Buz’ Sievers Center has been set for Tuesday, Dec. 1. It will feature both girls and boys basketball games against Olympia. The girls game will tip off at 5:30 p.m., with the boys contest following at 7:15 p.m.

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The Monticello High School girls’ and boys’ cross country teams competed in the Olney Invitational at Olney Central College Saturday, Sept. 19, and a meet at St. Joseph last Tuesday.

The Monticello High School girls’ and boys’ cross country teams competed in the Olney Invitational at Olney Central College Saturday, Sept. 19, and a meet at St. Joseph last Tuesday.

As a former professional baseball player, Chris Basak began his dream of building an indoor training facility with that sport in mind. But as he ran across others in different disciplines, he found there was a need for a more wide-ranging effort.

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Ashley Long was on fire as she entered the final three holes of a golf match at Lake of the Woods Golf Course last week. With four birdies in the first six frames on her scorecard, it was looking like a good day indeed.