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Football Standings and Results Page Now Available
The 2014 HOIC Football Standings/Results page is now available on the football page of the website. You can access it by clicking on Sports, then Football, then Standings. You can also click here for quick access (click "open with" to open the pdf document). The page will be updated after each week of games.
Tremont wins Baseball and Softball Regular Season Titles
The Tremont Turks won both the baseball and softball HOIC regular season championships with a combined record of 21-1. The baseball team finished the conference season 10-1 to win its first HOIC title since 2008 while the softball team won its second consecutive HOIC title by going undefeated (12-0). Congratulations to both teams and good luck to all HOIC teams in the postseason.
Baseball and Softball Tournaments Begin May 12th
The HOIC baseball and softball tournaments will begin Monday May 12th and run throughout the week. Final games will be played on Saturday May 17th. Brackets for each tournament will be set after games played on Thursday May 8th and will be made public on Friday May 9th. Check back to this website for bracket updates on the baseball and softball pages. Updates will also be available via Twitter @HOIconference. Brackets will be set after Thursday even though there are still games to be played on Friday and some make-up games on Saturday. This is to help schools prepare transportation, hosting arrangements, and dismissal times for the tournament which begins on Monday. This also helps umpires and fans prepare for traveling to their respective games. Current standings are available on the baseball and softball pages of this website. Click on Sports and follow the appropriate links to each page. UPDATED BRACKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON EACH SPORT'S PAGE OR BY CLICKING THE LINK IN THE TWITTER FEED. These will updated throughout the tournament.
GCMS Girls, Tremont Boys Win McLean County Track Meet
The GCMS girls track and field team edged Tremont 91-90 to win the 2014 Girls McLean County Track Meet. It marked the 5th consecutive year that GCMS won the girls meet. Fieldcrest finished third with 69 points. On the boys side, Tremont scored 135 points to take their 4th title in the last 8 years since the HOIC conference formed. The Turks last win was in 2012. El Paso-Gridley finished second with 93 points and GCMS was third with 80 points. Congratulations to all the teams and individuals on a great day.
Heyworth Boys Basketball Finishes as 1A State Runner-Up
Heyworth's boys basketball team had a great run to the Class 1A state championship game before falling to Mooseheart. Congratulations to the Hornets for their great season and for representing the HOIC in the post-season. HOIC schools have now won 32 IHSA state trophies (1st -- 4th place) since the conference began play in 2006-2007.