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Holiday Basketball Tournaments

Nov 20, 2009 • Illinois
Several schools across the iHigh.com network will be participating in holiday basketball tournaments over the next few weeks. More

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Peoria intersection to be named for Wayne McClain

Jan 9, 2015 • WREX-TV
McClain was an assistant coach at Illinois from 2002 through 2012. He made his reputation as a coach at Manual High School, where he won state titles there in his first three seasons in the mid-1990s. McClain returned to Champaign-Urbana to become head ... More

Peoria honors coach Wayne McClain

Jan 15, 2015 • Peoria Public Radio
The City of Peoria formerly honored a well-known former Manual High School basketball coach who died last year. Coach Wayne McClain led Peoria Manual to three consecutive state championships from 1995 to 97. City Councilwoman Denise Moore says ... More

Illinois House makes 'Wayne McClain Day' official

Dec 3, 2014 • Peoria Journal Star
McClain began his coaching career as an assistant for the boys basketball team at Peoria Manual High School in 1977, according the House resolution. In each of McClain's first three years as head coach, starting with the 1994-95 season, Manual won the ... More

Legendary Peoria Manual coach Wayne McClain dies at 60

Oct 15, 2014 • Pekin Daily Times
Before spending 10 years as an assistant coach at Illinois, McClain made his reputation at Peoria Manual High School, where he coached teams to state titles in his first three seasons in the mid-1990s. He also helped maintain a pipeline of Peoria ... More

Wayne McClain

Oct 19, 2014 • Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
He continued his leap into sports while attending Bradley University, where he earned his bachelor's degree in physical education, but was not satisfied and went on to earn his master's degree from Illinois State University in Bloomington. Coach ... More

Rock Island Football Player's Fundraiser Continues in Peoria

Sep 12, 2014 • CIproud.com
PEORIA - A Rock Island running back is benefitting from ongoing fundraising efforts from one of his opponents. Prince Gbeddeh dislocated his knee during the first football game of the season versus Manual High School. As a result, Gbeddeh lost ... More

Ex Illini Coaches Mourn Passing of Wayne McClain

Oct 22, 2014 • CBS Local
McClain was from Peoria, an industrial city in central Illinois. He first made his name in coaching as an assistant and then as head coach at Peoria Manual High School. There, he won three straight state titles there as coach in the 1990s, and was an ... More

In the Spotlight: Many agree with principal about District 150's 'toxic ...

Dec 19, 2014 • Peoria Journal Star
A recent Spotlight contributor (Suzanne Mullen, Dec. 13, “A contrary view of Peoria school, former principal”) claims that Charter Oak School's former principal allowed ISAT scores to be altered so that her son and 25 other special ed students would ... More

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