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Basketball brings McBride, Freeman back to Lanphier  Lincoln Courier

Lober-Nika Gymnasium still beckons to a couple of Lanphier High School all-timers, former boys basketball standout Rich McBride and former girls basketball ...



Police investigating battery between Lanphier High basketball players  newschannel20.com

UPDATE: Peoria Police Department confirm they did receive a report of a battery that occurred to a basketball player during a hazing. Police said everyone ...



Teen arrested after Lanphier High social media threat  FOX Illinois

UPDATE:The Springfield Police Department tells us a juvenile male was arrested for transmitting a threat. There was no threat to students or the school at this ...



Rev. Trudy A. Peterson - WISC  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Titonka, Iowa – The Rev. Trudy A. Peterson, age 63, of Titonka, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019, after a three year struggle with ALS.



City Tournament: Lanphier turns to defense to stop Springfield High  The State Journal-Register

Lanphier High School avoided going winless at the Boys City Basketball Tournament for the first time since 2009 after the Lions defeated Springfield High 38-36 ...



Chad Saner pitches Lanphier over Southeast in City Series  The State Journal-Register

The spotlight might have been on Eddie Saner before the game, but the star of the game was Chad Saner.Lanphier High School senior pitcher Chad Saner ...



Former Lanphier athletes surprise longtime track coach Mike Garcia  The State Journal-Register

As former track and field athletes and coaches began to gather at Memorial Stadium at the beginning of the Capital City Classic boys track meet on Saturday, ...



Terrence W. Drengwitz  Pontiac Daily Leader

Terrence Wayne Drengwitz, 66, known to his family and friends as Terry, passed away at his home in Loveland, Colo. on Sunday, May 26, 2019. Terry was born ...



Glenwood defense shuts down Lanphier  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM -- The Lanphier High School boys basketball team couldn't find a hot hand.Chatham Glenwood's defense flustered the Lions throughout the night ...



Cody Trigg is Lanphiers new athletic director  The State Journal-Register

Lanphier High School has a new athletic director.Cody Trigg was approved at the June 18 Springfield School Board meeting to take over for Brian Caton.



First Citizen finalist: For Coach Collins, its about getting kids on right path  The State Journal-Register

Editor's note: This article profiles one of the five finalists for the 2018 State Journal-Register First Citizen Award. The finalists will be celebrated and the award ...



School board blues  Illinois Times

I have long believed that the death penalty is insufficient for the most egregious crimes. Adam Lopez. Don't send rapists and murderers and former governors to ...



Springfield Highs Zaire Harris named Student of the Year  The State Journal-Register

Just before being called up to the stage Wednesday as one of five finalists for the 2019 Sangamon County Susan Cook House Educational Trust Student of the ...



Audit could clear up Lanphier tournament controversy, Lopez says  The State Journal-Register

Financial records from the last three Adam Lopez Thanksgiving Tournaments at Lanphier High School could be audited, Lopez said at Monday's Springfield ...



Lanphier grad Xavier Bishop transferring to Montana State  The State Journal-Register

BOZEMAN, Montana -- Lanphier High School graduate Xavier Bishop, a 5-foot-8 guard who played basketball the last three years at the University of Missouri at ...



Lanphier grad McGee leaves college team - Sports  The State Journal-Register

VINCENNES, Ind. -- Vincennes University men's basketball coach Todd Franklin confirmed that Cardell McGee, a 2018 Lanphier High School graduate, has left ...



District 186, LLCC to coordinate Thanksgiving basketball tournament  The State Journal-Register

The Springfield School District and Lincoln Land Community College announced Wednesday they will work together to coordinate a Thanksgiving week high ...



Adam Lopez basketball tournament moving to Lincoln Land  The State Journal-Register

The Adam Lopez Thanksgiving Tournament has a new sponsor, a new home and a new rule, but the tournament's sponsor said the quality would remain.



Lanphier High School boys win track sectional team title  The State Journal-Register

Thanks to 15 state-qualifying performances by its competitors, Lanphier High School won big at the Class 2A Lanphier Sectional track and field meet Thursday ...



Photos: District 186 Commencement  The State Journal-Register

The Springfield School District 186 conducted commencement ceremonies for Lanphier, Southeast and Springfield High Schools at the Bank of Springfield ...



Class 3A regional baseball roundup: Lanphier outlasts Jacksonville in quarterfinals  The State Journal-Register

JACKSONVILLE -- Lanphier High School's Austin Tomko stepped up to the plate with two outs in the ninth inning and drove the ball to third base, scoring Zach ...



Former Springfield police officer convicted of soliciting sex act from teen  The State Journal-Register

A former Springfield police officer pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of solicitation of a sex act and was sentenced to two years probation. Groth, 48, was ...



Businessman questions Lopezs involvement in Lanphier basketball tournament  The State Journal-Register

A Springfield businessman accused District 186 School Board President Adam Lopez of perpetrating a “scam” using taxpayer money with the Adam Lopez ...



Should you ditch? Local high school seniors decide whether to skip class  The State Journal-Register

To ditch or not to ditch? That is the question. With Ditch Day season upon us, Springfield-area high school seniors are answering it for themselves.



Lanphier grad Larry Austin Jr. helps MAC to third place in 3X3U National Championship  The State Journal-Register

MINNEAPOLIS — Springfield's Larry Austin Jr. wrapped up his college basketball playing career Sunday with a third-place win in the 3X3U National ...



Police investigation leaves Adam Lopez Thanksgiving Tournament in limbo  FOX Illinois

Lincoln Land Community College cut ties with Adam Lopez Friday. Lopez is a prominent Springfield businessman and vice president of the District 186's School ...



Lanphier staffer hired to be Glenwood High principal; scoreboards OKd  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM – The Ball-Chatham School board chose an assistant principal from Lanphier High School Monday to serve as the new principal of Glenwood High ...



Lanphier girls claim first regional basketball title since 2006  The State Journal-Register

Lanphier High School entered the Class 3A Lanphier Regional at 13-13 and as the No. 7 seed in the Lincoln Sub-Sectional B.But the Lions got 19 points from ...



City Tournament: Lanphier runs past Springfield High from the start  The State Journal-Register

It didn't matter to Lanphier High School what Springfield High tried to do, the Lions kept scoring.And when the Lions' applied their defense, the Senators rarely ...



Springfield Sports Hall of Fame: Bob Erickson  Lincoln Courier

Many Springfield Sports Hall of Famers are celebrated for their accomplishments on the high school, college and professional levels. Bob Erickson qualified in ...



Don Goff officially hired as new Lanphier football coach  The State Journal-Register

Lanphier High School athletic director Brian Caton couldn't have been happier at Monday's Springfield Public Schools board meeting.The most pressing issue ...



Springfield man honors late son with new childrens book  The State Journal-Register

Leonard Shanklin Sr. considered some pint-size wisdom in determining whether the children's book he wrote featuring his late son was ready for the world to ...



Aundrae Williams on a mission to return city title trophy to Lanphier  The State Journal-Register

Aundrae Williams knows what it is like to celebrate a City Tournament championship, but it's the losses that really torment the Lanphier High School senior guard ...



Lanphier girls track team excited, confident for state  The State Journal-Register

Excitement was in the air as Lanphier High School girls track athletes arrived at Memorial Stadium for practice Wednesday afternoon.They were eager to begin ...



Local students disagree on value of class rank  The State Journal-Register

The class rank system in high schools fosters unhealthy competition more than it encourages high achievement, and it has also shifted students' focus from ...



Photos: George HW Bush in Springfield  The State Journal-Register

Former President George H.W. Bush appeared in Springfield several times throughout the years. The 41st president, Bush died Friday at his home in Houston.



Adam Lopez must resign: improper advertising contracts with school, allegations of $615000 missing…  Edgar County Watchdogs

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) –. Adam Lopez, Springfield School District 186 Board Member: was recently terminated as a Country Financial agent,; is currently ...



Lanphier, Southeast grads overcame long odds to get to top colleges  The State Journal-Register

On a whim, Southeast High School senior Alexa Brown thought it would be fun for her and two friends, Lanphier High School seniors Eric Mason and Kanicia ...



Class 2A, 3A boys state track and field meet qualifiers  The State Journal-Register

Where: O'Brien Stadium, Eastern Illinois University, CharlestonWhen: Today (prelims) and Saturday (finals)Today's 2A schedule: 8 a.m. — High jump, long jump ...



Local author releasing book about his years at Lanphier  The State Journal-Register

Ken Mitchell learned the hard way the difference between scrappy and truly tough on a short walk home from school in February 1959.A younger boy threw a ...



Lanphiers Karl Wright, AJonte Lee excel in high jump in final year together  The State Journal-Register

Not many can rise above the rim like Karl Wright.The 6-foot-6 Lanphier High School junior can electrify games with his high-flying acrobatics and alley-oop ...



Teen arrested in connection with school bomb threats  FOX Illinois

3:12 p.m. update:A 14-year-old boy was arrested in connection with District 186 bomb threats. He was charged with four felony counts of disorderly conduct and ...



Lanphiers Yaakema Rose signs with Texas junior college  The State Journal-Register

Don't make plans to see Yaakema Rose play a sophomore season of basketball at Ranger College. He doesn't expect to stick around that long — and neither ...



District 186 residents weigh in on school facilities at meeting  The State Journal-Register

If Springfield Public Schools is going to renovate its athletic facilities, residents attending Wednesday's facilities committee meeting want the district to go big.



Springfield school board member accused of theft | Top Stories  WAND

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A leader on Springfield's school board is under fire and recently lost his job.



Former Adam Lopez basketball tournament starts at LLCC  FOX Illinois

Lincoln Land Community College will be hosting the Abe's Roundball Classic Basketball Tournament this week. The tournament was formally known as the ...



Lanphier girls basketball weathers adversity on way to sectional semis  The State Journal-Register

Coach Doug Collins had tears of joy last week after the Lanphier High School girls basketball team won its first regional title since 2006.It was a genuine ...



Yaakema Rose, No. 5 Parkland blow past Loggers  The State Journal-Register

Yaakema Rose drained five 3-pointers and scored 17 points to lead nationally-ranked Parkland College past Lincoln Land 91-59 Wednesday night in a men's ...



Adam Lopez tourney to get new name in 2018  The State Journal-Register

Lanphier High School's Adam Lopez Country Financial Thanksgiving Tournament, which had come under scrutiny because of its association with its sponsor, ...



Springfield Sports HOF: T.J. Jumper lived up to his name  The State Journal-Register

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of articles profiling this year's Springfield Sports Hall of Fame inductees. A ceremony to honor them will be held April ...



4 arrested for stabbing outside Lanphier High School | Top Stories  WAND

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Police arrested four people for a recent stabbing outside Lanphier High School over the weekend. Police say they responded to the ...



District 186 graduates staying near, going far for more education  The State Journal-Register

A total of 817 District 186 high school graduates will receive diplomas Saturday at the Bank of Springfield Center.Many of them have plans after graduation: ...



Here's who's retiring in District 186 - News  The State Journal-Register

At an event earlier this month, the Springfield School District honored employees who are retiring or have retired over the past year. They are:Lee Adams, ...



Metro Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Lanphiers Yaakema Rose  The State Journal-Register

Blake Turner, the Lanphier High School boys basketball coach, always expects big things from his team.And in 2016, those expectations seemed realistic.



15 for 15: Former Lanphier all-state hoops star Richard McBride wants to be remembered as winner  The State Journal-Register

The NBA thing never happened for Richard McBride.If one could transport this fact back in time to, say, 2000 or 2001, it would shock a good number of folks who ...



Adam Lopez terminated as Country Financial agent, faces investigation  The State Journal-Register

Springfield School Board member Adam Lopez has been terminated from his position as an agent with Country Financial, and the Bloomington-based insurance ...



Award-winning artists return to Old Capitol Art Fair  The State Journal-Register

Artist Meghan Tippy Reese of Pawnee handcrafts award-winning jewelry that has been displayed at the Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair since 2011. “This is my ...



School board votes to fire Lanphier study hall supervisor  The State Journal-Register

Ed Horton was fired from his job as a Lanphier High School study hall supervisor Tuesday, two months after authorities alleged he yelled profanities at officers ...



CS8 boys basketball: Jaden Snodgrass to transfer from SHG to Lanphier  The State Journal-Register

Jaden Snodgrass, a sophomore basketball player at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School, posted on Twitter Tuesday (April 24) that he plans to transfer from SHG to ...



Discovery recount requested in Ward 2 city council race  The State Journal-Register

An attorney for Springfield Ward 2 candidate Shawn Gregory on Friday filed a petition for a discovery recount in the race that, according to unofficial totals, ...



Pawnee man gets 45 years for 2016 stabbing death  The State Journal-Register

A Pawnee man found guilty of first degree murder in connection with the 2016 stabbing death of a 31-year-old Pawnee woman was sentenced Wednesday to 45 ...



Program helping at-risk Washington Middle School students to continue  The State Journal-Register

A program aimed at helping at-risk students at Washington Middle School succeed academically is getting the green light for a full year, District 186 officials said ...



Five Who Made a Difference: When Lanphier basketball needs something, Al Page has always been there  The State Journal-Register

Editor's note: This is the third of five articles in our annual "Five Who Made a Difference" series, which honors local folks who work on the sidelines or behind the ...



Lopez tournament in limbo  Illinois Times

Amid accusations of skullduggery by a Republican businessman, Springfield School District 186 no longer will put the name of Adam Lopez, a Democrat who is ...



Lyn Williams is new principal at Southeast  The State Journal-Register

The Springfield School Board approved several administrative changes Monday, including naming a new principal at Southeast High School.Lyn Williams, an ...



Five named as 2018 First Citizen finalists  The State Journal-Register

Five community leaders have been named as finalists for The State Journal-Register's First Citizen Award, an annual recognition of a person whose volunteer ...



For the first time, Southeast will have no Mr. McLaughlin teaching  The State Journal-Register

Next year, for the first time, there will not be a McLaughlin teaching at Southeast High School. Greg McLaughlin, the chair of the social studies department, ...



Springfield man sues Adam Lopez over alleged financial exploitation  The State Journal-Register

A Springfield man has sued District 186 School Board vice president Adam Lopez for financial exploitation of the elderly, alleging Lopez took about $69000 from ...



Cardell McGee taking leadership reins for Lanphier basketball  The State Journal-Register

Basketball teams come and go. Basketball programs go on and on, are able to withstand a bump in the road and an occasional losing season.Basketball ...



Second student sues district, ex-teacher Jennifer Tyree  The State Journal-Register

A second Lanphier High School student who allegedly had a sexual relationship with a former teacher is suing the Springfield School District for damages in ...



Cardell McGee scores 16 in Lanphiers championship win  The State Journal-Register

Like a maze, just when Lanphier High School had its path to victory figured out, the boys basketball team hit a brick wall.But the Lions kept turning back, ...



Coach has a past  Illinois Times

Blake L. Turner, coach of the top-ranked Lanphier High School boy's basketball team, has a criminal record stretching back to 1995 that includes at least 11 ...



School swap: Going to Rochester High School was an eye-opening experience  The State Journal-Register

I went to Rochester High School with my fellow Voice correspondent Bethany Everson to get firsthand experience with the type of ed-chaw-cation that teens who ...



ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: Annual Earth Stewardship Day Draws Area Fourth Grade Students to the Illinois State Fairgrounds  Prairie State Wire

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency issued the following announcement on May 14. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Illinois ...



Jim Ruppert: Lanphier on pace to join elite  The State Journal-Register

The time has come to start thinking about where this Lanphier High School basketball team ranks in the history of one of the city's two most storied basketball ...



Lanphier’s McMath carries on family’s athletic tradition  The State Journal-Register

There are names that have played a significant role in the history of Springfield sports.Not a lot of names, but the generational impact of the athletes with those ...



Dave Kane: Mickey Madison always took full swings at life  The State Journal-Register

Mickey Madison's athletic trajectory was slowed by a series of knee injuries spanning grade school through college.So conversations about the 1957 Lanphier ...



School board to vote on reassigning principals, including Springfield Highs Grossen  The State Journal-Register

Several Springfield public schools, including Springfield High School, could be led by new principals next school year, under a reshuffling plan the school board ...



Lanphier grad takes his experience to the written page  The State Journal-Register

One of Brian Wells' most endearing memories of growing up in Springfield was when his father, the Rev. Delbert Wells, volunteered at the Salvation Army Thrift ...



Pawnee man convicted in 2016 stabbing death of girlfriend  The State Journal-Register

A Sangamon County jury Thursday found a 31-year-old man guilty of first degree murder in connection with the 2016 stabbing death of a 31-year-old Pawnee ...



John Eck Sr. named 2018 First Citizen  The State Journal-Register

A community leader who compassionately offers financial advice to struggling nonprofits and performs other volunteer projects was named The State ...



Bernard Schoenburg: Sangamon County Democrats get blue wave funds  The State Journal-Register

The Sangamon County Democratic Party has gotten something tangible from the “blue wave” push to elect Democrats across the state.The party's central ...



Adam Lopez files discrimination complaint against Country Financial  The State Journal-Register

Springfield School Board vice president Adam Lopez filed a complaint with the Illinois Department of Human Rights on Tuesday, alleging his termination from ...



Jim Ruppert: Local hero Andre Iguodala brings back more than trophies  Lincoln Courier

Friday it was the Stanley Cup that made an appearance in Springfield. Saturday both the Lawrence O'Brien Trophy and the trophy that goes to the Bill Russell ...



Young Springfield actor wins Daytime Emmy Award  FOX Illinois

A showstopper from Springfield is making it big in Hollywood!26-year-old Rome Flynn just won a daytime Emmy for his work on the hit drama, The Bold and the ...



Marcia Martinez: Thank you, Springfield  The State Journal-Register

It's the summer of 1998 and weeks after graduation from the University of Missouri. My 23rd birthday sat a few weeks ahead. Working as an intern at The State ...



LLCC names Chuck Shanklin mens basketball coach  The State Journal-Register

Chuck Shanklin, a well-known name in city high school basketball circles, is looking forward to coaching at the next level.Shanklin, a former head coach at ...



Six named to 2019 Order of Lincoln  The State Journal-Register

A Springfield hospital executive, a former Illinois Supreme Court justice, a former Chicago Bulls player and a nationally known columnist are among the six ...



State plans to offer more ways to gain high school equivalency  The State Journal-Register

There could be other ways to earn your high school equivalency certificate in Illinois than passing a test in 2018.The Illinois Community College Board says it ...



Dave Lett changes mind on Lanphier football job, wont coach there  The State Journal-Register

Citing time demands that were greater than he first anticipated, Dave Lett said Tuesday he has resigned from the Lanphier High School football head coaching ...



Mayors Youth Council seeks to bridge citys high schools  The State Journal-Register

When the Mayor's Youth Council members talked to each other, there were two themes that came up frequently: the city is divided into silos based on high ...



Local teens say lack of sleep no big deal  The State Journal-Register

Teens are notorious for getting much less sleep than is necessary. Although most teens are aware of the negative effects of sleep deprivation, getting to bed at a ...



Plains Brock Brummett named Sangamon County Student of the Year  The State Journal-Register

Brock Brummett, a 2018 graduate of Pleasant Plains High School, appeared pretty calm Tuesday when he learned that he was the 2018 Sangamon County ...



High price for high schools  Illinois Times

Lanphier High School, a three-story building that was originally built in 1937, doesn’t have elevators. Students with injuries or disabilities are asked to study ...



No free time, tech use has teens reading fewer books  The State Journal-Register

One of every three teenagers has not read a book for pleasure in the past year, a study shows.Local teens attribute this statistic — from an American ...



Teens deal with pressure of standardized tests  The State Journal-Register

For some high school juniors and seniors, standardized tests are a measure of self-worth.The ACT and SAT do play a role in college admissions and ...



RI County drops sex abuse charges against former teacher  Quad City Times

Rock Island County prosecutors have dropped two counts of criminal sexual assault against a former Springfield, Ill., teacher accused of sexually assaulting a ...



Volleyball coach Wible going from Lanphier to Rochester  The State Journal-Register

Bruce Wible will continue coaching in the Central State Eight Conference, and he will still be able to wear orange.But the four-year Lanphier High School coach ...



Springfield School Board OKs superintendents principal changes; SHS basketball coach not approved  The State Journal-Register

Pleas from three parents Monday night weren't enough to sway the minds of Springfield School Board members to retain Mike Grossen as principal at ...



Springfield High senior named Student of the Year, wins $10,000 scholarship  The State Journal-Register

Ejehi Erewele, a senior at Springfield High School, has been selected as recipient of the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln $10000 Student of the ...



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