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Former Lanphier athletes surprise 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, ...



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 ...



Springfield Sports Hall of Fame: Bob Erickson - Sports  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Southeast blows out Lanphier - Sports  The State Journal-Register

Coach Blake Turner said he hopes Tuesday will be the low-point this season for his Lanphier High School boys basketball team.It can't get much worse.



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 ...



Peoria police investigate reported battery involving Lanphier players  The State Journal-Register

The Peoria Police Department confirmed it has investigated a battery that occurred last month during what was described as an alleged "hazing" involving ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



LLCC rescinds agreement to host Adam Lopez basketball tournament  The State Journal-Register

This year's edition of a boys high school basketball tournament carrying the name of Adam Lopez was thrown into limbo Friday when Lincoln Land Community ...



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.



Lanphier wins City Wrestling Tournament - Sports  The State Journal-Register

Lanphier High School won the City Wrestling Tournament for the first time since 2015 and produced six individual City champions on Friday at Southeast High ...



Sisti picked to replace Lopez as school board vice president  The State Journal-Register

The Springfield School Board voted 4-2 Monday to make Jamie Sisti its temporary vice president. Board President Mike Zimmers explained the decision to vote ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Police investigating stabbing outside Lanphier after alumni basketball game  The State Journal-Register

Four people were stabbed outside Lanphier High School during a fight after an alumni basketball game Saturday night, police said.Two adults and two juveniles ...



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 ...



East St. Louis, Chicago Curie win on opening day of Abe's Roundball Classic  The State Journal-Register

Terrence Hargrove Jr., a 6-foot-6 senior forward at East St. Louis High School, scored 20 points and had 10 rebounds to lead the Flyers past Chicago Orr 68-65 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Ryan Mahan: Even at state, Lanphier is Playing for Page  The State Journal-Register

One person who desperately wants to be in Peoria Friday for Lanphier's Class 3A state tournament appearance can't be.He's trapped in a nursing home in Joliet ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Five Who Made a Difference: Lanphier ‘Stats Guys Moser, Bailey always know score  The State Journal-Register

Since the fall of 1986, Lanphier High School has had six head basketball coaches, eight head football coaches and three head boys track coaches. But over that ...



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 ...



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 ...



Cardell McGee, Lanphier edge MacArthur in tense contest  The State Journal-Register

Lanphier High School's Cardell McGee was honored for scoring his 1000th-point before the Lions' Central State Eight Conference, high-tension game against ...



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 ...



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.



Southeast tops Lanphier for sectional title  The State Journal-Register

DECATUR — Kobe Medley quieted the Lanphier High School crowd.Anthony Fairlee sent it to the exits.Moments after Lanphier got within three points — 39-36 ...



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 ...



Lanphier No. 1 in boys basketball poll; Southeast No. 5  The State Journal-Register

Lanphier High School, coming off its second straight Pekin Holiday Tournament championship, is ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press Class 3A boys state ...



Lanphier fades late, loses 3A third-place game to Bloomington  The State Journal-Register

PEORIA — Though each team struggled to come to terms with Friday's Class 3A state tournament semifinal losses, Saturday was one last time to shine — and to ...



For the first time, poms teams from all four schools will perform together at City  The State Journal-Register

At the end of this year's Springfield City Boys Tournament, there will be some crying — but not, as you might expect, from the players. Instead, it's probably going ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 advances to sectional title game with 2OT win over Champaign Central  The State Journal-Register

DECATUR — When Lanphier High School needed its biggest plays late in the fourth quarter Tuesday, it delivered.And incredibly, the Lions are still alive to play ...



Boys basketball roundup: Lanphier surges in second half for win  The State Journal-Register

PEKIN — Top-seeded Lanphier High School got off to a slow start, but thanks to a big third period, the Lions turned it up and defeated Chicago Mt. Carmel 64-40 ...



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 ...



Springfield teen killed in car crash  The State Journal-Register

A Springfield teenager was killed early Tuesday morning in a single-car accident east of Springfield.Jonathan Conkrite, 17, was a rear seat passenger in a car ...



Student arrested in Springfield schools bomb threats  The State Journal-Register

A 14-year-old Springfield School District student was arrested in connection with Thursday's bomb threat, which caused students at four schools -- Franklin ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Austin Bailey savors home-court advantage for state horseshoe tourney  The State Journal-Register

For someone coming off a recent career-best finish in a world championship, Austin Bailey still remembers where he came from.Bailey, a 28-year-old Lanphier ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hall of Fame inductee Finigan displayed heart of Lion as athlete, coach  The State Journal-Register

Gregg Finigan was going to attend last year's Springfield Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet. At least that was the plan before he was hospitalized for what ...



Springfield School Board, support staff reach contract agreement - News  The State Journal-Register

Springfield School Board members agreed Monday to a new contract with *Service* Employees International Union Local 15, which represents 560 non-teaching ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



P.J. Finigan named to SIU-C Hall of Fame  The State Journal-Register

CARBONDALE -- P.J. Finigan, a Lanphier High School graduate who went on to excel in baseball at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and pitched in ...



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 ...



Even though they cant vote, teens are still participating in the political process  The State Journal-Register

With the midterm election approaching, it's important to vote if you are able. But what about the voices of those not yet able to vote? Teens younger than 18 still ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Jim Ruppert: Boys City Tournament rewrites the record book  The State Journal-Register

Before the host school puts together the program for next year's Boys City Basketball Tournament, it will need to make sure to update the records page.



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 ...



Finalists named for Educator, Administrator of the Year  The State Journal-Register

Several District 186 teachers and administrators have been named finalists for the annual Horace Mann and Springfield Public Schools Educator of the Year, ...



Lanphier, Southeast bring intense city rivalry to Taylorville Sectional final  The State Journal-Register

Fittingly, Taylorville High School is located on Springfield Road. The Class 3A Taylorville Sectional title game Friday night will be the host for the third meeting ...



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 ...



Commentary: Contests over student section at Boys City Tournament can get nasty  The State Journal-Register

As a Southeast High School senior who has been to almost every Boys City Tournament since my freshman year, I am well aware that our student section isn't ...



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