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Ben Carson for President

October 12, 2015 by Jerald Jacobs (Register to contact)

Jerald Jacobs, class of 1971, has been named to run as alternate for Ben Carson for President.

Jerry is presently working on railroad relocation project in Springfield.

Working for Infrastructure Engineering Inc.

July 13, 2014 by Jerald Jacobs (Register to contact)

Although I live in Springfield, IL presently I am doing construction observation as a subconsultant to IDOT for the IL Rte 116 bridge replacement in East Peoria.

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Hawkeyes, Illini seek 1st league triumph

January 10, 2018 by Danville Commercial News

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois freshman Da'Monte Williams is not used to losing. In his high school career at Peoria Manual, his team was 70-20 in games that Williams played for the Rams. So in his first season of collegiate basketball, the freshman guard ...Frazier arriving at right time for IlliniHerald & ReviewIowa Hawkeyes - 2018 Schedule, Stats, Team Leaders & News | HERO SportsHERO SportsIllinois Fighting Illini - 2018 Schedule, Stats, Team Leaders & News | HERO SportsHERO SportsSports Reference -Sports Referenceall 57 news articles »

High school wrestling regionals one month away, assignments posted

January 3, 2018 by Morton Times-News

The high school wrestling postseason begins in 30 days with area teams competing in eight regionals. Here's a look at where Journal Star-area programs are assigned: Class 1A. AT PRINCETON: Kewanee, St. Bede, Princeton. AT TAYLOR RIDGE: ROWVA. AT ...

Illinois Basketball: Jaemyn Brakefield is the big man the Illini need in 2020

January 3, 2018 by Writing Illini

Writing IlliniHe transferred up there this past season from Manual High School in Peoria, Illinois. He is a four-star recruit who is the No. 32 player in the class of 2020 and the No. 1 player in the state of Illinois. The other big-time recruit in the Land of ...

Peoria native's calendar pinup to help cheer up vets

November 11, 2017 by Peoria Journal Star

Peoria Journal StarPEORIA — Tess Rutherford, who graduated from Manual High School in 1995 and then spent four years in the U.S. Marine Corps, is part of a unique group of women who dress more like the Andrews Sisters than Taylor Swift. It's for the Pin-Up for Vets ...

Illini Basketball Player Preview: Da'Monte Williams

October 12, 2017 by The Champaign Room

The Champaign RoomWell, not much, to be honest. Williams was a highly regarded recruit going into his senior year at Peoria Manual High School, but tore his ACL early on in the season in a game on December 2, 2016. But if you look at his highlight reel from his junior ...

Fast start powers West in rout of Manual

October 6, 2017 by Bloomington Pantagraph

Bloomington PantagraphNormal West High School's Adriel Fussell, right, protects the ball against Peoria Manual's Shawn Wright in the first half of Friday night's game at Normal West. STEVE SMEDLEY, FOR THE PANTAGRAPH. NCWEST vs MANUAL 2 SAS. Buy Now. Normal West's CJ Davis ...

Illinois freshman Da'Monte Williams expected to be fully cleared in September

August 3, 2017 by BT Powerhouse (blog)

BT Powerhouse (blog)Illinois freshman point guard Da'Monte Williams is expected to be cleared to return to action by September; Brad Underwood told FanRag Sports' Jon Rothstein on Monday. Williams tore his ACL this past high school season in December and was unsure as to ...

Super soph Adam Miller visits Illinois

June 7, 2017 by (press release)

from Peoria (Ill.) Manual just finished up his freshman year of high school, but he already holds an offer from the Illini. Miller was in Champaign for an unofficial visit on Tuesday, his first chance to spend time getting to know Brad Underwood and ...

Summer program begins for 22 Peoria students

June 5, 2017 by Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA — The latest group of area high-schoolers to take part in the Mayor's Summer Youth Program were introduced Monday at a news conference at the Gateway Building in Downtown Peoria. Twenty-two students, selected from more than 50 applicants from ...

Hodge, Verplaetse earn MD degrees

May 26, 2017 by Quad-Cities Online

Quad-Cities OnlineA member of the Emergency Medicine Interest Group, Wilderness Medicine Interest Group, the American College of Emergency Medicine Physicians, and the Manual High School Science Enrichment Program, he is specializing in internal medicine-pediatrics at ...

Remember When: A look back at Manual High School

May 19, 2017 by Peoria Journal Star

Peoria Journal StarPeoria Public Schools held all three graduations Saturday at Bradley University's Renaissance Coliseum. Manual Academy's Class of 2017 numbered 124. Manual Training High School was built in 1907 on Lincoln Avenue. It was demolished in 1963 when Manual ...

Journal Star high school boys track and field honor roll: May 7, 2017

May 6, 2017 by Peoria Journal Star

Peoria Journal Star:39.7 — Stephon King (4) Manual. :40.2 — Tracker Harris (4) Dunlap. :40.3 — Drake Simpson (4) Dunlap. :40.4 — Joe Boyer (4) Limestone. 4x100-METER RELAY. :43.1 — Illini West (Sargent, Artman, Norman, McKee). :43.5 — Richwoods (Leathers, Diekhoff ...

Caterpillar hiring more than 200 positions in Central Illinois

May 2, 2017 by

CENTRAL ILLINOIS - Caterpillar is looking for hundreds of employees in welding and production, all in the Peoria area. CAT announced the positions during a presentation at Manual High School Tuesday afternoon. "There's opportunities available today ...

Two decades ago, Peoria Manual basketball capped its run of four straight IHSA state titles

March 16, 2017 by Peoria Journal Star

Peoria Journal Star... four-year Illinois high school career, and he remains the only one to post a 32-0 postseason record as a starter. Over the next two seasons, the Rams would win 62 games and lose three; the three losses by a total of eight points. Two of the losses ...

The Chicago Tribune named the state's best 100 high school basketball players ever. How did Peoria rate?

March 3, 2017 by Peoria Journal Star

Peoria Journal StarThe Chicago Tribune on Friday announced its list of the state's best 100 high school basketball players ever, on which seven former city of Peoria players were included. Current NBA player Shaun Livingston of Peoria High (2004 graduate), and former ...

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