O'FALLON, Mo. — There is no question in Bill Wissler's mind.
Freeburg's Eli Hill signed to play baseball at Eastern Illinois while classmate Lizzy Ludwig signed to play softball for the University of Kansas.
The Gateway Metro Conference will begin play in the fall of 2022. The league will not sponsor football.
Mack Ivory never strayed too far from the baseball field despite five surgeries on his throwing elbow that forced him to stop playing the sport.
Mark Reeder was prepared to take some time away from the diamond.
Wentzville's fourth and newest high school has a unique nickname (Grizzlies) and a staff of coaches meticulously hired for inaugural school year.
All-Metro baseball player of the year made a habit of delivering in the clutch for 2A state champs.
All-Metro pitcher of the year Luc Fladda was 9-1 with an area-leading 94 strikeouts and an 1.17 ERA.
JOLIET — O'Fallon High senior shortstop Garrett Meyer knew there would be better days ahead.
The Midgets (36-3), who won their final 15 games, claimed their second state crown to go along with a title in 1989.
NORMAL — Freeburg High senior catcher Hayden Ott didn't give it a second thought.
NORMAL, Ill. — It stung as Luke Deakos stood on the field, but he smiled through the pain.
NORMAL — Nathan Terhaar figured he would be cheering on his teammates from the bench Thursday morning.
A Stitch plush toy has become the team's good luck charm as it has marched back to 2A final four. A potent offense hasn't hurt, either.
In just their second season as a program, the Griffins are in the Class 1A state tournament for the first time.