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MLS Cup 2019: A meeting of two “underdogs”

Evan Wyatt, staff writer

November 1, 2019

The Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC in the MLS Cup Finals? Sound Familiar? For the third time in four years, the two powerhouses will be taking part in the final on November 10. The teams met in the final two years in a row in...

2019 girls’ tennis season comes to an end

Amelia Symons, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

On October 19, the 2019 Girls’ Tennis team played their last matches. It was a sectional meet at Quincy High School. The Girls’ Tennis coach, Joe Brooks, took the top six players to this match. These players include Jaylen He...

Jacksonville teams support the pink ribbon

Claire Van Aken, staff writer

October 18, 2019

The Jacksonville area is just getting started in the month of October and showing plenty of support for breast cancer. There are many events that take place all through this month where entire schools dress in pink, host fundraisers...

Swim meet celebrates senior girls’ performance

Bre Scott, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

As the girls’ swim season comes to an end, seniors have been making the best out of their last season as a Jacksonville High School swimmer. This was seen at JHS’s Senior Girls’ swim meet on October 17 against rival school...

Jacksonville Football accomplishes 4-3 record

Kylie McCaherty, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Friday night, October 11th, the Crimsons beat Springfield Southeast in a tough game. In the first half of the game, Jacksonville was down 28-7. Late into the second quarter, junior Chris Pulley scored a touchdown making the s...

NFL Experiences Heartaches and Heartbreaks

Jackson Graham, Staff writer

September 20, 2019

Many things went totally wrong and totally right last week in the NFL. Dolphins fans were not very pleased to get blown out by the New England Patriots 43-0. However, the Dolphins did win their first game against the Titans 2...

Jacksonville High School Cheer begins new cheer season

Kylie McCaherty, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

Jacksonville High School cheerleader Cheney Brewer is taking on her senior year football/basketball cheer season this school year. I decided that this would be a good time to interview her to see where her thoughts are on this ...

The NFL Is Underway!

Jackson Graham, Staff writer

September 6, 2019

The regular season for the NFL is underway and most of America is excited for the season to come.  Multiple multi-million dollar contracts have gone down in the books this summer as Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas got a ...

Memorable girls’ tennis season begins

Maycee Hurt, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

The Jacksonville High School girls’ tennis team has started off with a bang! With three games already under their belt, this dedicated team will do anything to stay on top! Coach Joe Brooks has been pushing these girls to the...

Crimson football starts new season

Michael McNulty, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

I got to interview Head Coach Mr.Grounds of the JHS Crimsons. This is for the readers to get his perspective on the 19-20 football season. Read on to get the quotes and information about the main question who have been asking...

Will it be a two-horse race again this year?

Evan Wyatt, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

The English Premier League has started and Matchweek 3 has ended. Right now the league is led by Liverpool, last year’s runner ups, who are the only team to have won all three games so far: a brilliant 4-1 opening day win a...

J’ettes place seventh at IHSA State

Claire Van Aken, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

The Jacksonville J’ettes competed at the IHSA State Competition for dance on January 25 and 26, 2019. The competition was held at Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington, Illinois. The girls competed their Pom/Dance routine in the ...

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