Those with much can gain an appreciation for their good fortune by witnessing the happiness of those with little.
BLOOMINGTON — Anyone needing to boost their level of community pride this week may want to drive past Bloomington High School's Fred Carlton Field.
NORMAL — When Normal Community High School soccer coach Matt Chapman saw he had scorers, he looked for someone to set them up.
Normal Community's season came to an end after losing to Bradley-Bourbonnais, 3-2, in Class 3A super-sectional action on Tuesday night, Oct. 31, 2017 at NCHS.
NORMAL — When Michael Reibling scored his second goal of the match with just over two minutes left in the second overtime Tuesday, Normal Community moved to the brink of a berth in the Class 3A state soccer tournament.
JACKSONVILLE — Prior to the Class 3A Rock Island Sectional soccer final at Illinois College on Friday, Normal Community High School all-stater Josef Halcomb told his teammates that if they got behind, they’d be fine.
ROCK ISLAND — Michael Reibling served up three assists and a goal to power the Normal Community High School soccer team to a 5-0 victory over Joliet West in the Class 3A Rock Island Sectional semifinals on Tuesday.
A stalwart defense refused to yield as Peoria Manual shutout Bloomington 1-0 in an Illinois boys soccer matchup.
Gut-tough defense was the order of the day when Beardstown stuffed Stanford Olympia 10-0 to the tune of a shutout at Beardstown High on October 6 in Illinois boys high school soccer action.
No scoring allowed. That was the mantra Virden North Mac followed in overpowering Springfield Lutheran 1-0 in Illinois boys soccer action on October 6.
Beardstown awoke from an early slumber and cruised to a 3-1 win over Springfield Lutheran in an Illinois boys soccer matchup on October 4.
Dunlap's overpowering offense lit up the scoreboard to topple Bloomington 6-1 in Illinois boys soccer action on October 4.
A combination of goals and defense led to a knockout performance as Springfield Lutheran turned out the lights on Springfield Southeast 4-1 in an Illinois boys soccer matchup.
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Chicago DePaul College Prep and Elmhurst IC Catholic Prep battled in a seat-squirming duel that resulted in a 1-1 deadlock during this Illinois boys high school soccer game.
Oak Forest handed Chicago St. Rita a tough 3-1 loss in an Illinois boys soccer matchup on October 2.
No need for worry, Staunton's defense took care of business on Thursday, keying a 1-0 shutout of Pana in Illinois boys soccer on September 30.
Hoopeston Area left no doubt of its superiority in polishing off Danville Schlarman 8-1 in an Illinois boys soccer matchup.
Jacksonville and Beardstown completed a toss-up affair in a 0-0 deadlock in Wednesday's affair at Beardstown high school.
Springfield Lutheran wouldn't go away, but Pleasant Plains' early lead eventually stood up for a 3-2 verdict in Illinois boys soccer on September 29.
It was a quiet night for the scoreboard operators on one side, where the digit never moved off 0 in Springfield Lutheran's 4-0 beating of Argenta-Oreana in Illinois boys soccer on September 28.
Saturday's outing turned into an endurance test that Springfield Southeast passed in a 3-2 victory at Decatur St. Teresa's expense in Illinois boys soccer action on September 25.
Springfield Lutheran corralled Macon Meridian's offense and never let go to fuel a 7-0 victory in Illinois boys soccer action on September 23.
Early action on the scoreboard pushed Urbana to the front, and it stayed there to fend off Bloomington 2-1 on September 23 in Illinois boys high school soccer action.
Dominating defense was the calling card of Springfield Lutheran on Wednesday as it blanked Athens 2-0 for an Illinois boys soccer victory on September 22.
A suffocating defensive performance helped Bloomington blank Danville 4-0 in Illinois boys soccer on September 14.