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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 ...

Boys’ track season begins

Claire Van Aken, staff writer

March 2, 2019

The JHS boys’ track team kicked off their 2019 season with an indoor track meet on March 1, 2019. The meet was held at Illinois College at Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center. The JHS boys’ track team competed in both ...

J’ettes repeat at IDTA State

Claire Van Aken, staff writer

February 22, 2019

The Jacksonville J’ettes took back their state titles at the IDTA State Finals on February 9, 2019. After setting the bar high at IHSA State, the team came together one last time to recreate their victories of 2018 and make Jack...

Hope through sports

Evan Wyatt, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

Going on four years, the Middle-Eastern nation of Yemen has been engulfed in an absolutely brutal civil war. An Iranian, Hezbollah, and North Korean backed Houti movement has split from the internationally recognized and US Saudi Hadi go...

State champs kick off new competitive season

Claire Van Aken, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

The Jacksonville J’ettes kicked off their new year and competitive season on Saturday, January 5, 2019. They attended the Illinois Dance Team Association’s Edwardsville contest and competed two fresh and clean routines. T...

Jacksonville Cheer advances to ICCA State Finals

Claire Van Aken, staff writer

December 20, 2018

Jacksonville put their best foot forward at the New Berlin Cheer Invitational last weekend, December 16, 2018. The team brought home a first place ranking in the medium varsity category and ultimately qualified for the State final o...

Jacksonville Cheer advances to ICCA State Finals

Claire Van Aken, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018

Jacksonville put their best foot forward at the New Berlin Cheer Invitational last weekend, December 16, 2018. The team brought home a first place ranking in the medium varsity category and ultimately qualified for the State final o...

Cross Country: Running to the finish line

Camri Anderson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

The JHS Cross Country team had its final race Saturday, October, 27; however, the girls' team did not advance to the State competition. The girls’ team finished 5th place out of 12 teams in their Regional race the previous Satu...

JHS Golf: Swinging into the 18th hole

Camri Anderson, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

The Jacksonville High Schools’ golf team swung its last club this month, as the season came to an end this weekend. The golf team has made tremendous growth within the last two years by hiring Adam Cisne, as the new golf coa...

Manchester City: Kings of England

Jake Hall, Staff Writer

May 12, 2018

This year’s Premier League season is coming to an end. Teams are being relegated and some are in a higher position than they’ve ever dreamed of being. This year’s season has come with many surprises and some despairing m...

Gliding through the National Championships

Sarah Miner, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018

Over the course of the past week, the US Figure Skating National Championships were held in San Jose, California. Nationals are held every year in order to declare the best athletes in the country. Because it is an Olympic year, ...

Boys swim starts with a splash

Claire Leanard, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017

The boys swim season started just a week or two ago and so far the season is looking bright. The coach, Sam Black, stated that he believes the season will go well due to the mix of veterans and determined new swimmers. They a...

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