Taylorville

High School Football UPickEm: Round One

The playoffs have arrived! DP, Jay Philly, JT and Dave Kane talk about the round one games and make their picks. Don't forget to make your picks too.

Second Season Matchups: Taylorville vs IVC

  Taylorville enters the 4A south bracket as a 16 seed with a 5-4 record. The Tornadoes will travel to Illinois Valley Central to take on the Grey Ghosts this Saturday in Round One. The Grey

The Official 2019 Playoff Hype Piece

  It’s time! For 12 teams in our coverage area, the second season starts now. Here’s a hype video with highlights and big plays from the teams looking to book a trip to Dekalb

Flaming Hearts Torch Taylorville To Stay Unbeaten

  Effingham held Taylorville to just one touchdown on their way to a 48-6 win over the Tornadoes to stay unbeaten in Week Seven. The Flaming Hearts, led by quarterback Nathan Shakelford were up

Small Schools Shine At Rochester Rocket Cross Country Invite

  On the girls side, the Carolines headlined the show, as Williamsville’s Caroline Gwaltney and Pleasant Plains’ Caroline Jachino placed first and second, respectively. On the boys side, Taylorville’s Chris Cherry and Rochester’s Matthew

Pounding Pavement Podcast: Taylorville Tornadoes

  Pounding Pavement Podcast: One of our last stops on the Pigskin Preview tour came from Taylorville where the Tornadoes were gearing up for the 2019 season. Listen in as we talk everything Tornadoes

Pigskin Preview: Taylorville Tornadoes

  School: Taylorville Mascot: Tornadoes Head Coach: Jeb Odam Years at School: 10 Overall Record: 66-38 Assistant Coaches: Lee Mateer, Brian Blomquist, Brian Sample, Alex Siempelkamp, Caleb Worsham, Kyle Owens, Jason Handegan, Ben Althoff, Jeremy Alwerdt, John

Fishing Frenzy: Taylorville vs Rochester Girls

  The Route 29 rivalry was back on for another Fishing Frenzy and this time it was the girls who took their talents out on the pond. The Rockets and Tornadoes both showed the

2019 Do Or Die Bowl Sights

  There’s not many things better then some Friday night lights in June and at this year’s Do Or Die Bowl, we made sure we had our cameras ready for the biggest plays, hits

Fishing Frenzy: Rochester vs Taylorville

  Since they’re teammates for the East side’s Do Or Die Bowl 2019 squad, we had to split them up for a Fishing Frenzy this week. It’s the Route 29 rivalry at the pond