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Canton

All sporting events are located at Canton High School with the exception of basketball, which is held at Alice Ingersoll gym and golfing events, which are held at Canton Country Club.

Directions to Canton High School:

  • Take I-74 W toward Peoria.
  • Merge onto I-474 W via Exit 99 on the left toward Moline-Rock Island/Pekin.
  • Take the US-24 W exit (6A) toward Bartonville.
  • Turn right onto US-24 W/Mckinley St. Continue on US-24 until it becomes IL-9.
  • Turn right onto IL-78/IL-9.
  • Turn left onto E. Locust St.
  • Turn right onto N. Main St. where the school will be on the right.

Directions to Alice Ingersoll Gym:

  • Take Rt. 9 into Canton
  • At 4-way stop, go straight. Continue across railroad tracks.
  • At the 3-way stop by cemetery, turn right onto Main St.
  • Continue past BP gas station and over railroad tracks
  • Continue 2 blocks - turn left at the 4-way stop.
  • Ingersoll gym is the second building on the left.

Directions to Canton Country Club for Golf

  • Take IL-9 to Canton.
  • Take IL-78 past the high school.
  • Golf course is 1 mile north of the school.

 



Dunlap
All sporting events are located at Dunlap High School with the exception of golfing events, which are held at Arrowhead Country Club.
 

Directions to Dunlap High School:

  • Take I-74 W to I-474 N.
  • Exit Rt. 150 (War Memorial Dr.)
  • Turn right at stoplight
  • Turn left onto Rt. 91
  • High School is on the right as you enter Dunlap.
  • Turn right onto Legion Hall Road.  Enter high school on right.

Directions to Arrowhead Country Club for Golf:

  • Take Rt. 29 to Chillicothe
  • At 1st stoplight, turn left
  • At next stoplight, turn right
  • Continue on past the high school
  • Take a left at the "T"
  • Continue on Princeville Blacktop for approx. 5 miles until you get to the course.

 



East Peoria
All baseball, football, softball, volleyball, track, and soccer events are held at the Eastside Sports Complex.  Basketball, wrestling and tennis are held at the High School.  Golf is at Quail Meadows, and Cross Country meets are on the ICC campus.
 

Directions to East Peoria High School:

  • Take I-74 W to East Peoria
  • Take East Washington St. - Exit 96
  • After taking exit, continue on as the road curves right
  • The school will be on the left.

Directions to Eastside:

  • Take Jackson St. (Rt. 150) into East Peoria.
  • Eastside Sports Complex Entrance will be on the right.

Directions to ICC Cross Country Course:

  • Take I-74 to exit 95B (Metamora Rt. 116).
  • Turn right onto Centennial Dr. and follow past the main campus.
  • Turn left (East Campus)

Directions to Quail Meadows for Golf:

  • Take I-74 to exit 95B (Metamora Rt. 116)
  • Turn right onto Centennial Dr.  and follow to the course.

 



IVC
All sporting events take place at IVC high school with the exception of golfing events which are held at Arrowhead Country Club.
 

Directions to IVC High School:

  • From Il 29, take Cloverdale Rd.
  • Continue west to Bradley Ave.
  • Take Sycamore St. west to Bradley Ave.
  • IVC High School is on the corner of Bradley and Sycamore.

Directions to Arrowhead Country Club for Golf:

  • Take Rt. 29 to Chillicothe
  • At 1st stoplight, turn left
  • At next stoplight, turn right
  • Continue on past the high school
  • Take a left at the "T"
  • Continue on Princeville Blacktop for approx. 5 miles until you get to the course.

 



Limestone
All sporting events at Limestone are held at Limestone High School.  The only exceptions are golf at Newman Golf Course and cross country at Alpha Park. 
 

Directions to Limestone High School:

  • Take I-74 West
  • From I-74, take I-474 West
  • On I 474 W, take Exit 5 (Airport Rd.)
  • Turn left on Airport Rd. and continue to Limestone High School. 

Directions to Newman Golf Course:

  • Take 74 into Peoria.
  • Take first University St. exit.
  • Newman Golf Course is located on Sterling Ave. across from the old Peoria Stadium.

Directions for Cross Country at Alpha Park:

  • Take I-74 West
  • From I-74, take I-474 West
  • On I 474 W, take Exit 5 (Airport Rd.)
  • Turn left on Airport Rd.  
  • To to Alpha Park, cross country events are held across from Alpha Park Library

 



Metamora
All baseball, football, softball, soccer, and tennis events are held at the Metamora Sports Complex.  Basketball, volleyball, track, and wrestling events are held at the high school.  Golf is at Snag Creek and Cross Country is at Black Partridge Park.
 

Directions to Metamora Sports Complex:

  • Take Rt. 150 to Washington.  Continue on Washington Blacktop north through Washington.
  • Go left on Rt. 89 by turning at the stoplight just past the Metamora Square.
  • Follow Rt. 89 for 1/4 mile before veering to the left.
  • Continue to the sports complex. 

Directions to Metamora High School:

  • Take Rt. 150 to Washington.  Continue on Washington Blacktop north through Washington.
  • Go north on Hanover Street
  • Continue to Madison Street
  • High School is on the right. 

Directions to Snag Creek Golf Course:

  • Take Rt. 150 to Washington.  Continue on Washington Blacktop north through Washington.
  • Continue through Metamora towards Washburn.  Approx. 4 miles before entering Washburn, turn right at the sign for Snag Creek.
  • Course is 1/2 mile ahead on the left.

Directions to Black Partridge Park:

  • Take Rt. 150 to Washington.  Continue on Washington Blacktop north through Washington.
  • Cross Rt. 116 at stop sign, take left onto Progress
  • Turn right at 3-way stop by cemetary.
  • Black Parkridge is 1/2 miles on the left.

 



Pekin
Baseball, basketball, softball, volleyball, soccer, wrestling, football, track, and tennis events are at the high school.  Boy's Golf is at Lick Creek, and Girl's Golf is at Parkview. 
 

Directions to Pekin High School and Stadium:

  • Go north on I-55 to I-74 West to I-55 South
  • Rt. 9 West to the school
  • The school is on Parkway and Court St.

Directions to Lick Creek:

  • Leave Morton on IL-98 (Birchwood).
  • Turn left on N. Parkway Drive
  • Continue one mile. Golf course is on the left. 

Directions to Parkview:

  • Take 55 South to Broadway.
  • Turn right on Broadway.
  • Golf course is on the left as you enter Pekin.

Directions to Cross Country Events

  • Leave Morton on Broadway Rd.
  • Continue on Broadway toward Pekin.
  • Turn left onto Parkway, Cross Country course is located a short distance from this intersection.  Park in the grass.

 



Washington

All events at Washington are held at the high school with the exception of golf, which is held at Fairlakes.  Softball and cross country are also exceptions and are held at Lincoln Park.

Directions to Washington High School:

  • Leave Morton on Jackson St. east to Washington Blacktop
  • Take a left on Washington Blacktop and continue to the Washington square.
  • Exit the square west onto Rt. 24.
  • Turn right onto Bondurant St.
  • The school will be on the left. 

 Directions to Fairlakes for Golf:

  • Take Jackson St. (US-150)
  • Turn right on N. Morton Ave.
  • Take exit #112 toward Goodfield
  • Turn left on IL-117
  • Turn right on E. Center St. (US-24)
  • Turn right on CR-2150 E
  • Arrive at the center of 61771

 

Directions to Lincoln Park:

  • Take Washington Blacktop into Washington.
  • Go around the square and exit square to the north.
  • At second block past the square, take a left onto Jefferson St.
  • Go across railroad tracks
  • At the 3-way stop, turn right onto Lincoln St.
  • Lincoln Park is about 1/2 mile on the left.

Contacts:

    Principal Michael Gourley email
Asst. Principal Kirk Edwards email
Asst. Principal Deidre Ripka email
Athletic Director Scott Jones email

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