North Egypt Conference

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North Egypt Conference
(NEC)
Established 1929
Folded 2003
Members 8
Region Southern Illinois
Locations
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The North Egypt Conference (NEC) was an Illinois high school athletic conference in existence from 1929 to 2003.[1]

Former Members[edit]

School Location
(Population)
Nickname(s) Colors Years Member Current Conference
Carmi-White County High School Carmi, Illinois
(5,442)
Bulldogs
     Maroon
     White
1957 - 2003 Black Diamond Conference
Centralia High School Centralia, Illinois
(13,032)
Orphans
Orphan Annies
     Cardinal
     White
1929 - 1938 South Seven Conference
East Richland High School Olney, Illinois
(8,631)
Tigers      Orange
     Black
1929 - 2003 Little Illini Conference
Fairfield Community High School Fairfield, Illinois
(5,421)
Mules      Red
     Black
1929 - 2003 Black Diamond Conference
Flora High School Flora, Illinois
(5,086)
Wolves      Blue
     Orange
1929 - 2003 Little Illini Conference
Lawrenceville High School Lawrenceville, Illinois
(4,745)
Indians      Red
     White
1929 - 2001 Little Illini Conference
Mount Carmel High School Mount Carmel, Illinois
(7,982)
Golden Aces      Maroon
     Gold
1929 – 2003 Big Eight Conference (IHSAA) (Indiana)
Mt. Vernon Township High School Mt. Vernon
(15,269)
Rams
Lady Rams
     Orange
     Black
1929 – 1938 South Seven Conference
Red Hill High School Bridgeport, Illinois
(2,168)
Salukis      Red
     White
     Blue
1929 - 2001 Little Illini Conference
Salem Community High School Salem, Illinois
(7,909)
Wildcats      Green
     Red
1929 - 2003 Apollo Conference

State Titles (while a member of the NEC)[edit]

School Sport Titles Years Total
Carmi Boys Golf
5
1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979
5
Lawrenceville Boys Basketball
4
1972, 1974, 1982, 1983
4
Mount Carmel Football
1
1981
1

Additionally, the following trophies were won by NEC member schools while members of the conference (not necessarily in NEC-sanctioned sports):

School Sport Titles Years Total
Bridgeport (Red Hill) Boys Basketball
1
1960 (2nd, as Bridgeport)
1
Carmi (C.-White County) Boys Gymnastics
1
1952 (3rd)
5
Softball
2
1991 (4th, Class A), 1997 (3rd, Class A)
Baseball
1
1993 (3rd, Class A)
Boys Golf
1
2001 (3rd, Class A)
Fairfield Scholastic Bowl
1
1997 (4th, Class A)
1
Flora Scholastic Bowl
1
1999 (4th, Class A)
1
Lawrenceville Boys Basketball
2
1932 (3rd), 1976 (3rd, Class A)
7
Wrestling
5
1939 (2nd), 1940 (2nd), 1942 (3rd), 1984 (3rd, Class A), 1985 (4th, Class A)
Mount Carmel Baseball
3
1957 (2nd), 1979 (2nd, Class AA), 1980 (Class A)
6
Football
3
1974 (2nd, 3A), 2001 (2nd, 4A), 2002 (2nd, 4A)
Olney (East Richland) Boys Basketball
1
1930 (3rd)
3
Boys Tennis
1
1957 (3rd)
Baseball
1
1997 (3rd, Class A)
Salem Boys Basketball
1
1943 (3rd)
2
Scholastic Bowl
1
1987 (2nd)

State Titles (not while a member of the NEC)[edit]

School Sport Titles Years Total
Centralia Boys Basketball
3
1918, 1922, 1942
3
Mount Carmel Boys Basketball
1
1927
2
Boys Golf
1
2010
Mt. Vernon Boys Basketball
4
1920, 1949, 1950, 1954
4
Salem Boys Bowling
1
2007
1

References[edit]