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Heart of Illinois Conference
Baseball and Softball Champs
LeRoy and Blue Ridge were co-champions for the regular season in HOIC baseball this year. Both finished with 10-1 conference records. It is the second consecutive baseball title for LeRoy and the first in baseball for Blue Ridge. In softball, Tremont finished 10-1 to take its fifth HOIC softball regular season title. It also is Tremont's fourth consecutive softball championship. Congratulations to the 2015-16 baseball and softball champions.
LeRoy Wins 1A Boys Basketball State Title
LeRoy's boys basketball team finished off a terrific season and impressive post-season run by edging Chicago Leo 38-35 in the Class 1A Boys Basketball State Championship. The Panthers finished 28-5 for the season, including a 9-3 mark in HOIC play. It was the third straight year that the HOIC was represented in the 1A state tournament (Heyworth finished 2nd in 2014 and Ridgeview finished 3rd in 2015). It was also the fourth time in the last six years (Dee-Mack finished 4th in 2011). Congratulations to the Panthers and the entire LeRoy community. Thank you for representing the HOIC in such a positive way.
EPG Girls, Tremont Boys Win Conference Track Meet
The El Paso-Gridley girls and Tremont boys took home top honors at the 2016 McLean County/HOIC Track Meet on Tuesday May 3rd in Tremont. GCMS was the runner-up for both the girls and boys meet. Ridgeview edged out Dee-Mack for third place on the girls side while EPG finished comfortably in 3rd place on the boys side. Good luck to all track and field athletes in the post-season.
Regular Season Basketball Champs
The Flanagan-Cornell boys basketball team finished the HOIC season with a record of 10-2, earning them the regular season championship. Congratulations to the Falcons for winning a very competitive conference.
On the girls side, LeRoy and Tremont each finished 11-1 to share the regular season title. Congratulations to the Panthers and Turks for being co-champions this year.