Taylorville Daily News Sports http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2015-08-29T07:41:55Z Shelbyville football Shelbyville: 20 Pawnee: 14 Shelbyville defeats Pawnee This game was broadcast on New Country WSVZ 98.3. 2015-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187250 Taylorville Football As heard on Newstalk WTIM 96.3, Taylorville defeated Mt. Vernon by a final score of 21 to 14. 2015-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187249 Illinois Head Football Coach Tim Beckman Dismissed; OC Cubit to Serve as Interim Coach <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187240" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8281520834-Illini.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> University of Illinois Athletic Director, Mike Thomas, issued a statement on Friday afternoon that Illinois Head Football Coach, Tim Beckman, has been dismissed. The reason for Beckman&rsquo;s dismissal is due to preliminary results of an external ... 2015-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187240 Upcoming Football Broadcasts for Shelbyville and Central A&M The Shelbyville Rams will be at Pawnee on Friday night, and you can listen to the game on 98.3 WSVZ New Country, with the pre-game show starting at 6:45 p.m. On Saturday, Moweaqua Central A&amp;M will be at Milford. The game will be broadcast on Gen... 2015-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187127 Taylorville to Host Mt. Vernon Friday Night in Home Opener <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187117" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8271535550-tornado.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Following the 2015 Purple and Gold Scrimmage last week at Taylorville High School, the Tornadoes will not be facing each other as teammates on Friday night. They will face a real opponent from two hours away, and that is the Mt. Vernon Rams. The R... 2015-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187117 14 Teams Compete at John Macek Invite; Results Released The John Macek Invite High School Golf results have been released. Teams in our Regional Radio listening area that competed were Taylorville, Effingham, Effingham St. Anthony, and Mattoon. There were a total of 14 teams that competed and the par for ... 2015-08-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186831 Taylorville JV Football Game with Bartonville-Limestone Cancelled; Game Secured with Central A&M on Labor Day <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=186830" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_82515114808-tornado.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> According to Taylorville Athletic Director, Paul Held, the JV Football game that was scheduled with Bartonville-Limestone on Saturday, September 5 has been cancelled due to a lack of players at Limestone. Held stated they have secured a JV game at... 2015-08-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186830 2015 Purple & Gold Football Scrimmage This Friday at Taylorville High School <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=185938" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8171532628-tornado.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Taylorville High School Athletic Director, Paul Held, has released details regarding the 2015 Purple and Gold Football Scrimmage this Friday at Taylorville High School. The public is encouraged to come out and support the freshman, JV and varsity f... 2015-08-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=185938 Former EIU Receiver Drake Signs with Kansas City Chiefs; Charleston, IL Native According to Eastern Illinois Athletics, former Eastern Illinois University wide receiver, Adam Drake, signed with the Kansas City Chiefs over the weekend. Along with Drake, the Chiefs also signed offensive tackle, Anthony Dima, a three year starter ... 2015-08-11T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=185351 Coach Odam Reports Summer Practices and 7-on-7’s Went Well; First Game August 28 <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=185006" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8081594418-tornado.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> August is a symbolism of many things. The summer is wrapping up, kids going back to school and high school football starting up toward the end of the month. Coach Jeb Odam, Head Coach of the Taylorville Tornadoes told Regional Radio that summer pra... 2015-08-08T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=185006 Taylorville High School Golf Team to Hold Meeting on August 12 <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=184028" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7281522251-tornado.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Taylorville High School Athletic Director Paul Held has announced there will be a THS Golf team meeting on Wednesday, August 12 at 10:30 a.m. at Lakeshore Golf Course. Practice will commence on that same day at 11 a.m. at the course. Jim Brusveen i... 2015-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184028 Taylorville High School to Host Varsity Golf Tryouts <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=183773" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7281522251-tornado.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Taylorville High School will hold varsity golf tryouts at the Lakeshore Golf Course. The tryouts will begin on Wednesday, August 12 at 10:30 a.m.&nbsp; 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=183773 Taylorville’s Dave Taylor Finishes 22nd at Illinois State Amateur Championship Taylorville native, Dave Taylor, finished 22nd at the 85th Annual Illinois State Amateur Championship last week at the Panther Creek Country Club in Springfield. He finished with 292 strokes, after notching 63, 73, 75 and 75 in the four rounds respec... 2015-07-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=182659 Winners Announced in Menard County Youth Classic <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=181212" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7061511040-MenardCountyYouthClassicpixJul615.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> GREENVIEW/PETERSBURG - Country Hills Golf Course and Shambolee Golf Course hosted the fourth annual Menard County Youth Golf Classic June 29 and 30. Participants played Country Hills on Monday and Shambolee on Tuesday, and then the scores were com... 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=181212 Taylorville little league baseball 6/11 In little league baseball Thursday night as heard on New Country 104.1, Green Hundai defeated Cleaton Sanitation by a final score of 12 to 4. 2015-06-11T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=178525 27th Annual West Central Illinois All- Star Football Game Set for June 13 The 27th Annual West Central Illinois All-Star Football Game will be played Saturday, June 13, at 5 p.m. The game is being played at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School's West Campus in Springfield. It will feature 101 senior high school players from th... 2015-06-10T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=178346 Okaw Valley Baseball Team Earns 4th Place in Class 1-A State Finals The Okaw Valley Baseball Team lost their 3rd place game in the Illinois High School Class One-A State Finals at Dozer Park in Peoria on Saturday, to Fulton County. The T-Wolves were defeated by a final score of 11 to 7. The T-Wolves on Friday lost t... 2015-06-06T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=177891 Okaw Valley Baseball Team Loses Class 1-A Semi; Plays in 3rd Place Game Saturday As heard on WSVZ NEW Country 98.3, Okawville defeated Okaw Valley in the Class 1A State Semi-Finals on Friday, by a final score of 5 to 3. Okaw Valley plays for 3rd place, at Dozer Park in Peoria, Saturday morning at 9. &nbsp;The game will be broadc... 2015-06-05T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=177802 WSVZ NEW Country 98.3 To Broadcast Okaw Valley Baseball State Final Games <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=177565" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_6021584945-OkawValleymascotlogo.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Okaw Valley Baseball Team is playing this weekend in the Illinois High School Association Class One-A State Finals at Dozer Park in Peoria. Their Friday semi-final game pits the Timberwolves, from the Bethany-Findlay area, against Okawville at n... 2015-06-03T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=177565 Okaw Valley Baseball Team Going to Class 1A State Finals <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=177442" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_6021584945-OkawValleymascotlogo.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Okaw Valley Baseball Team, from the Bethany-Findlay area, has earned a birth in the Illinois High School Association Class One-A state finals, after beating Princeville in the Champaign Super-Sectional at the University of Illinois Tuesday aftern... 2015-06-02T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=177442