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Iguodala book provides unflinching view of his youth in Springfield  The State Journal-Register

Andre Iguodala credits, and blames, Springfield for the person he has become.The 35-year-old Iguodala's autobiography "The Sixth Man: A Memoir," ...



Twilight Parade kicks off Illinois State Fair  The State Journal-Register

It isn't every day you see a horse with a red, white and blue mane, forelock and tail, with stars painted on its hindquarters.But there was Rocky, from Riverside ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Basketball brings McBride, Freeman back to Lanphier  The State Journal-Register

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



COLLINSVILLE COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 10: CUSD 10 Introduces New Administrators for 2019-20  Metro East Sun

As we begin the 2019-20 school year, Collinsville Community Unit School District #10 is pleased to announce the following new positions in our administrative ...



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, ...



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 ...



Inspiration Award: Lanphiers Lillianna Maguire  The State Journal-Register

Lillianna Maguire hates asking for help.No matter how painful or unfortunate, she privately endures every challenge.Even something as simple as getting to ...



Offseason transfer Jaden Snodgrass leads Lanphier over his old SHG team  The State Journal-Register

Jaden Snodgrass might not have had Tuesday night circled on his calendar, but the Lanphier High School junior knew it would be an interesting evening for him ...



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 ...



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 ...



Gill presents first phase of District 186 facilities improvement plan  The State Journal-Register

The first phase of the Springfield School District's proposed master plan to improve its facilities will prioritize security upgrades and adding elevators and ramps ...



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 ...



I'm Practicing! High School E-Sports Rewarding  NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

Video games have always been a popular pastime among children and adults. It's clear they are not going away anytime soon. Honestly there's a great chance.



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.



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 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 ...



Higher gear: Springfield Highs Williams, Lanphiers Ross win first place at boys state track meet  The State Journal-Register

CHARLESTON — Perhaps Khalil Ross and Robert Williams can try to outbid one another for prime real estate for their green highway signs outside Springfield ...



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 ...



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 ...



Tye Banks lifts Lanphier over Rochester - Sports  The State Journal-Register

Lanphier High School's Tye Banks scored a game-high 24 points and the Lions defeated Rochester 66-46 in a Central State Eight Conference boys basketball ...



Man pleads guilty to Springfield womans 2016 murder  The State Journal-Register

A Belleville man was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for the 2016 murder of a Springfield woman.Devante Taylor, 25, pleaded guilty but mentally ill to ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 senior tapped as 2017 Student of the Year  The State Journal-Register

A mixture of excitement and relief flooded over 18-year-old Dominique LaSalvia when she learned Tuesday she was Sangamon County's 2017 Student of the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Teacher uses dance to buoy her through battle with brain tumor  The State Journal-Register

Kim Drewes came up with the dance routine lying flat on her back in a hospital bed in Chicago, a little over a month after her second craniotomy.At the time, the ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



Commentary: High school freshmen dos and donts  The State Journal-Register

High school doesn't involve nearly as many flash mobs or swirlies as I was expecting. If you're an incoming high school freshman, you might be anticipating ...



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 ...



15 for 15: Lanphiers Andre Iguodala is Springfield basketballs greatest success story  The State Journal-Register

When the 21st Century was beginning to unfold, Andre Iguodala's basketball career was kind of like Michael Jordan's.No, not the Michael Jordan who became ...



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 ...



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 ...



Springfield shows its Irish spirit during annual parade  The State Journal-Register

Kids — and some adults — positioned themselves for candy and beads on the route for the 35th annual St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Springfield on ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



LLCC no longer hosting tournament after Lopez investigation  FOX Illinois

Lincoln Land Community College is pulling out of the Adam Lopez/SNAP Fitness Thanksgiving Tournament. This comes days after the investigation into Adam ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Michael Moe Obituary - Chatham, IL | The State Journal-Register  Legacy.com

Michael (Mike) Theodore Moe 1955 - 2019 Chatham, IL—Michael (Mike) Theodore Moe, 64, of Chatham, passed into Heaven on Friday, June 28, 2019 after a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Springfield Sports HOF friends of sport: Gary Moser and Larry Bailey, Lanphiers statisticians  The State Journal-Register

Even Bill Self has called them the best stat team in Illinois.For more than 30 years, Gary Moser and Larry Bailey have pumped out stats for Lanphier High School.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Local Business Notes: Rail project provides clear passageway between east, west  The State Journal-Register

When Gov. J.B. PRITZKER signed a $45 billion capital plan into law Friday, it was fitting that he did so at the Lincoln Depot historic site, which is adjacent to the ...



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 ...



Lanphier, Lincoln resume basketball rivalry tonight  The State Journal-Register

One school has eight state basketball finals appearances, one state title and three second-place finishes. The other has no titles but six state finals appearances.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Rodden-Little  Jacksonville Journal Courier

Katelynn Elizabeth Little and Thomas Earl Rodden were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 4, 2017, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Springfield. The bride ...



Lanphier football coach resigns after win over MacArthur  The State Journal-Register

Jason Nikson won his first game as Lanphier High School football coach in 2011 over Taylorville, and Friday night Nikson won the last game he will coach at ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Springfield police officer accused of sex-related crimes against teen resigns from position  The State Journal-Register

A Springfield police officer was indicted by a Sangamon County grand jury Wednesday on charges that he had sexual contact with a 17-year-old girl who ...



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 ...



From the battlefield to the basketball court – Arlyn Lober survived WWII and dedicated himself to teaching  The State Journal-Register

Arlyn Lober is a familiar name to many in central Illinois. He taught at Lanphier High School for 33 years, from the early 1950s through the mid-1980s, and was a ...



Springfield Sports Hall of Fame: Corey Erickson always took professional approach  The State Journal-Register

Corey Erickson was the fourth member of his family to play professional baseball.His brother Casey became the fifth.But the soon-to-be Springfield Sports Hall of ...



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 ...



Soon-to-open South Grand restaurant gives back on Thanksgiving  The State Journal-Register

The seed for Thursday's free Thanksgiving dinner at Nickey's Southern Style Kitchen was planted about 20 years ago.Back then, Nickey Alexander and her ...



Chernis gets three years in prison in Pillsbury asbestos case  The State Journal-Register

A federal judge on Monday sentenced Joseph J. Chernis IV of Sherman to three years and one month in prison for illegal asbestos removal at the former ...



First Citizen finalist: Bunn executive Logsdon serves community, grooms future leaders  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 ...



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 ...



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