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Olympia High School graduation  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — Olympia High School graduation will be at 3 p.m. May 20, 2018, at the school gym in Stanford.

New Olympia coach eyes losing streak's end  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — When asked if Olympia High School's 18-game losing streak will end this season, first-year coach Eric Lyons had a quick response.

Upcoming entertainment events in the Peoria area: Feb. 8, 2019  Peoria Journal Star

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Olympia ends skid with win over Central Catholic  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — In one fell swoop, the Olympia High School football team ended two losing streaks with a 22-15 victory over Central Catholic that caused Spartan ...

Upcoming entertainment events in the Peoria area: Jan. 25, 2019  Peoria Journal Star

Items for the Cue calendar need to be submitted 10 days prior to publication. Send information to Sally McKee at or by mail to the Journal ...

Fire destroys Stanford auto body shop; cause under investigation  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — Investigators still don't know what caused a Tuesday night fire that destroyed an auto body repair shop near Stanford.

Meet the Olympia Spartans | High School Football |  Bloomington Pantagraph

Head coach - Eric Lyons, 1st year. Conference - Illini Prairie. 2017 - 0-9 (0-9 in Illini Prairie). Roster. SENIORS. Matthew Cooksey, RB/DB/K, 5-7, 170; Lane Miller ...

Olympia tabs Bloomington assistant to lead football program  WJBC News

By Eric Stock. STANFORD – Olympia has a new football coach. The school board has hired Bloomington assistant coach Eric Lyons. Lyons has been on the ...

Kindred: Big game, big strides for Olympia's Cooksey  Bloomington Pantagraph

Matthew Cooksey crafted a game with his face and footprint Friday, piling up 365 all-purpose yards and scoring four touchdowns in a 36-28 overtime loss at ...

Fire Destroys Stanford, IL, Auto Body Shop  Autobody News

Local news stories affecting the collision repair industry in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, ...

Seasons past: Memorable moments in high school football  Bloomington Pantagraph

With another high school football season underway, relive some memories from years past.

Olympia High School graduates | Local Education |  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD – Olympia High School will hold its graduation ceremony at 3 p.m. Sunday in the school gym. Valedictorians are Emily Risinger and Dallas Spencer ...

Olympia crowns prom king, queen  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — Brock Gottschalk and Morgan Aldridge were crowned the king and queen of Olympia High School's "Night of a Thousand Lights" prom Saturday ...

Built for success: Olympia wrestling gets it together  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — It takes a lot of puzzle pieces locking together to build an elite wrestling team like the 27-1, No. 5-state ranked one Olympia High School has this ...

Olympia High School graduates for 2012 | Local Education  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — Olympia High School will hold its graduation ceremony at 3 p.m. Sunday (May 20, 2012) in the school gym.

Nominations sought for Washington High Schools inaugural Hall of Fame class  Peoria Journal Star

WASHINGTON — Washington Community High School has a Hall of Fame.Nobody has been inducted, but that will change this fall when the inaugural class is ...

New Olympia teacher contract bases pay on incentives  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — The Olympia school district is doing away with the traditional salary schedule generally used in public school systems and adopting a pay system ...

Football Fever: Olympia's co-op with Delavan alters attitudes  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — As it enters the first year of a two-year co-op with Delavan High School, Olympia's football program may have stumbled upon a way to boost ...

Girl swimmers Olympia winners | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Area girls were Olymp-ic winners recently at the Stanford Olympia swimming meet.

Olympia students show concern for others, support each other  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — To many students at Olympia High School in rural Stanford, the idea of showing compassion is nothing new.

Olympia's Payton thriving in new setting  The Pantagraph

STANFORD — Charles Payton turned more than a few heads when he transferred to Olympia High School from Bloomington. Just ask fellow senior Luke ...

Retiring Olympia coach had guiding hand in making winning program  Bloomington Pantagraph

After seven years as Olympia High School's head baseball coach, Ron Smith had one 20-win season. Five times, the Spartans were .500 or below.

Four-time champ Hoselton among 27 1A qualifiers  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — The number of stepping stones to the top is shrinking for Drew Hoselton.

Olympia hires new high school principal  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — An Olympia High School graduate with 24 years of educational experience is the school's new principal.

Kindred: 15 years later, Olympia 'double' still special  Bloomington Pantagraph

Tricia Gaither is Tricia Gale now. When she isn't chasing after her three young children, she is running half-marathons and teaching fitness classes.

No. 4 Monticello roughs up Central Catholic  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — The shorthanded Central Catholic High School football team that entered this season short on time to learn a new system collided with a No.

Stephanie D. Bowman | Monticello Herald Journal

Stephanie D. Bowman. Stephanie D. Bowman, 56, Greenwood, passed away at Hospice House in Bloomington on Nov. 13, 2018. Born Nov. 4, 1962, she was ...

Big-bodied Olympia faces numbers game  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — Depending on how you look at it, this year's Olympia High School football team is either the smallest or the largest Mike Rathbun ...

Olympia girls, EPG boys run to victory  Bloomington Pantagraph

EL PASO — While opponents had lineups missing key components for various reasons, Olympia High School's girls and host El Paso-Gridley's boys stepped ...

Olympia’s Siltman setting a winning example  Bloomington Pantagraph

STANFORD — Olympia High school senior Shelby Siltman doesn't mind being the eldest of nine sports-loving siblings.

Something special: Athletes score big at SO Summer Games  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL — Kyle Tuckey beamed at his coach after completing an impressive stunt on gymnastic rings Saturday.

Upcoming entertainment events in the Peoria area: Dec. 7, 2018  Peoria Journal Star

Items for the Cue calendar need to be submitted 10 days prior to publication. Send information to Sally McKee at or by mail to the Journal ...

IWU tabs ex-ISU, Olympia star Prager as softball coach  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — Former Olympia High School and Illinois State softball star Tiffany Prager has been named head softball coach at Illinois Wesleyan, athletic ...

NGSS Begins Releasing Sample Science Standard Bundles  T.H.E. Journal

The organization behind the Next Generation Science Standards has begun releasing sample "bundles" of standards to help people move away from thinking ...

School Shop to reopen in June under new ownership  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — As The School Shop prepared to close its doors for good, Charmaine Ringer stepped in to keep the business alive.

Tazewell County residents call wind farm a good neighbor  Peoria Journal Star

HOPEDALE — Bob Betzelberger is familiar with two electricity-generating wind farms and knows the “vast difference” between them. One casts shadows from its ...

Geothermal energy systems paying off big for school districts  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL — The sizzling temperatures aren't bothering students in a summer gymnastics program at Oakdale Elementary School, nor do they affect staff ...

'Hoovey' premieres at Normal Theater  Bloomington Pantagraph

Eric "Hoovey" Elliott greets family and friends before the premiere of "Hoovey" on Saturday at the Normal Theater. "Hoovey," based Eric's story of surviving a pair ...

Prophetstown grad Shaner happy to find right fit at DHS

The lure to return closer to home was too much for Jared Shaner to resist. The people he's met since then made his decision pretty easy. The Prophetstown ...

Hoovey's slam dunk: Story of faith set to score with moviegoers  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL – As Eric “Hoovey” Elliott stands next to the poster for the movie about him – the one currently in the outside display case of the Normal Theater –

For many, summer school courses can be completed online  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL — For an increasing number of students, like Frank Cordero, sitting in a classroom lecture to earn vital summer school credits is a thing of the past.

On Duty 6/26/17  Bloomington Pantagraph

DANVERS — U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Sarah C. Frey, the daughter of Cathy and Lowell Frey of Danvers, has graduated from basic ...

Nick in the AM: Miniers Brian Foley set to become Tazewell coroner  Pekin Daily Times

Brian Foley is in line to become the next Tazewell County coroner, but it's a temporary assignment — only eight months in 2018. That's fine with him."I think an ...

Good health on display at Lake Run  Bloomington Pantagraph

LAKE BLOOMINGTON — When you have your health, you have everything.

Riverton School Board picks new superintendent, retains two principals  The State Journal-Register

RIVERTON — A high school principal from the Olympia School District has been tapped as the next superintendent of Riverton schools. Meanwhile, the school ...

Duties, presence of cops on rise in area schools  Bloomington Pantagraph

Years ago, a principal asked Bloomington police officer Brian Evans to park his car behind the school so no one saw it. Schools and police didn't work as ...

The last ride: Paul Lewis heads into the sunset  Bloomington Pantagraph

CLINTON — Old cowboys don't die. Nor do they fade away. They just saddle up and ride off into the horizon. In the case of Clinton's Paul Lewis — an.

Dow AgroSciences Announces Three Winners in Power to Do More Contest  CropLife

Thousands of votes have been cast and three farmers have been awarded the power to do more with a $10,000 donation to their community. Of the 10 finalists ...

Experts: Fidget spinners are toys, not tools  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — When Alex Olson saw a fidget spinner for the first time early this year, he thought it was cool because the owner had made it.

Good news: 2017's most uplifting local stories... so far!  Bloomington Pantagraph

Everyone could use a little good news. That's why we've compiled some of 2017's most uplifting local stories! Guaranteed to brighten your day.

In remembrance: Locals who passed on in September  Bloomington Pantagraph

September 2017 obituaries and announcements in the Bloomington–Normal area. View obituaries any time at

Football Fever: Previews of B-N, area high school teams  Bloomington Pantagraph

Get a look at Bloomington-Normal's intercity and area high school football programs for 2016 throughout the week as we preview the upcoming season that ...

In remembrance: Locals who passed on in July  Bloomington Pantagraph

July 2017 obituaries and announcements in the Bloomington–Normal area. View obituaries any time at

Cue calender  Peoria Journal Star

Compiled by Mickey Wielandof the Journal Star Items for the Cue calendar need to be submitted 10 days prior to publication. Send information to Mickey ...

Five local students among SIU's 2014 Chancellors Academic Scholars  The Southern

CARBONDALE – Exceptional efforts in the classroom and in their communities are among the qualities of each of this year's SIU students named Chancellor's ...

Nation's Top 100 Senior Girls Recruits Returning For Indoor Track & Field

Check out the nation\'s top 100 senior girls recruits by event returning for the upcoming indoor track & field.

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