Local Sports Archives for 2020-08

Miller Media Group Radio Stations To Air Weekly Player Spotlights Featuring Taylorville, A&M, and Shelbyville Starting August 28

With the absence of high school football play-by-play this fall, the Miller Media Group radio stations in Taylorville and Shelbyville have announced they'll produce and air Player Spotlights featuring interviews with players and coaches of sports not being played this fall, every Friday night at 7 starting August 28th.


The Player Spotlights will air on the stations that normally follow area teams. 



NEWSTALK WTIM's many platforms on AM, FM, and on-line, will air the weekly Taylorville Tornado Player Spotlight.



WMKR Genuine Country 94.3, the Voice of the Central A-and-M Raiders, will interview Raider players and coaches. 



WSVZ Cruisin' 98.3 will broadcast weekly Player Spotlights featuring players and coaches from the Shelbyville Rams fall sports' teams that aren't playing.


Each week's Player Spotlights will also be streamed on each station's streaming platform from taylorvilledailynews.com.

Teutopolis High School Joining Apollo Conference For Everything But Football In 2020-2021

A new school will be joining the Apollo Conference for this year. By vote, Teutopolis High School has been accepted into the Apollo Conference for all sports, except for football. This will be effective only for the 2020-2021 school year. This move helps ease scheduling concerns and becomes effective immediately.


Teutopolis will join current members including Taylorville, Charleston, Effingham, Lincoln, Mahomet-Seymour, Mattoon, and Mount Zion. 


According to the press release, Matt Hutchison, Taylorville Principal and President of the Apollo Conference wrote the Teutopolis Administration saying, “We look forward to the competition and sportsmanship that Teutopolis will bring to the conference.”

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