Prairieland Conference

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The Prairieland Conference within Illinois

The Prairieland Conference is a high school conference in western central Illinois. The conference participates in athletics and activities in the Illinois High School Association. The conference comprises small public high schools with enrollments between 50-400 students in portions of Fulton, Knox, Mason, McDonough, Peoria, Schuyler, and Warren counties.

Current membership[edit]

School Location Mascot Colors Enrollment IHSA Classes 2/3/4[1] IHSA Music Class[2] IHSA Football Class[3] IHSA Cheerleading Class[4]
Abingdon
High School
Abingdon, IL Tornadoes               
Black, Yellow, Hunter
289 A/1A/1A C 1A Small squad
Astoria
High School
Astoria, IL Rebels          
Purple, Green
122 A/1A/1A
(VIT Coop - A/1A/1A)
D 1A
(VIT Coop - 1A)
Small squad
Brimfield
High School
Brimfield, IL Indians          
Red, White
230 A/1A/1A
(Elmwood Coop- A/1A/2A)
C 1A
(Elmwood Coop- 2A)
Small squad
Bushnell-Prairie City
High School
Bushnell, IL Spartans               
Red, White, Blue
244 A/1A/1A
(Avon Coop- A/1A/1A)
C 1A
(Avon Coop- 1A)
Small squad
Cuba
High School
Cuba, IL Wildcats          
Red, Black
168 A/1A/1A
(SRV Coop- A/1A/1A)
D 1A
(SRV Coop- 1A)
Small squad
Elmwood
High School
Elmwood, IL Trojans          
Orange, Black
201 A/1A/1A
(Brimfield Coop - A/1A/2A)
C 1A
(Brimfield Coop - 2A)
Small squad
Havana
High School
Havana, IL Ducks          
Maroon, White
335 A/1A/1A
C 2A
Small squad
Knoxville
High School
Knoxville, IL Blue Bullets          
Navy Blue, Old Gold
332 A/1A/1A
C 2A
Small squad
Lewistown
High School
Lewistown, IL Indians          
Scarlet Red, Columbia Blue
231 A/1A/1A
C 1A
Small squad
Peoria Heights
High School
Peoria Heights, IL Patriots               
Red, White, Blue
230 A/1A/1A
C 1A
Small squad
Spoon River Valley
High School
London Mills, IL Vikings          
Black, Orange
148 A/1A/1A
(Cuba Coop- A/1A/1A)
D 1A
(Cuba Coop- 1A)
Small squad
VIT
High School
Table Grove, IL Rebels               
White, Purple, Green
123 A/1A/1A
(Astoria Coop- A/1A/1A)
D 1A
(Astoria Coop- 1A)
Small squad

Sources:IHSA Conferences,[5] IHSA Coop Teams,[6] and IHSA Member Schools Directory[7]

  • Astoria+VIT=South Fulton
  • Cuba+Spoon River Valley=North Fulton
  • Havana+Illini Central for boys wrestling only
  • Brimfield and Elmwood do not coop for basketball

Competitive Success[edit]

The Prairieland Conference has won 8 state championships in IHSA sponsored athletics and activities.[8]

State Champions[edit]

Boys Baseball

  • Lewistown (1992-1993 A)

Boys Cross Country

  • Elmwood (1977-1978 A)
  • Elmwood (1983-1984 A)
  • Elmwood (1984-1985 A)
  • Elmwood (1985-1986 A)
  • Elmwood (2006-2007 A)
  • Elmwood (2008-2009 1A)
  • Elmwood (2013-2014 1A)

Boys Golf

  • Havana (1998-1999 A)

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