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After 43 years, Jerry Cougill to hang coaching hat
AFTER 43 YEARS of teaching at Reed-Custer, along with coaching the varsity baseball team, Cougill will officially retire duing the July school board meeting. File photo by Brent Sumner.
AFTER 43 YEARS of teaching at Reed-Custer, along with coaching the varsity baseball team, Cougill will officially retire duing the July school board meeting. File photo by Brent Sumner.
In the wake of winning a state championship, Reed-Custer's baseball program will be left with a hole in their hearts as head coach Jerry Cougill recently announced his retirement.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

IDNR working to bring back a once extinct gar
Sportsmen could start seeing more of a prehistoric fish in the next decade if Illinois lawmakers have it there way.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Baseball, softball All-Conference announced
The Interstate 8 Conference has named All-Conference players for baseball and softball during the 2016 seasons.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Home advantage may favor the Comets
If there's no place like home, then the Reed-Custer football program had better make the best of things from the get-go as they'll start with back-to-back home games.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
R-C volleyball sees growth through summer camp
Reed-Custer's volleyball program had its annual summer camp come to an end on Thursday.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Comets go 3-2 in Braidwood Shootout, work on filling key roles
Reed-Custer's varsity basketball team did not look like the same team that played in the Clifton Central sectional.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Weaver places seventh in state track
For the 26th consecutive year, Reed-Custer High School sent athletes to participate in at the IHSA State Track and Field Meet.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Coaches turned fathers
Three coaches, one each from Wilmington, Coal City and Braidwood, have recently, or will recently become fathers, and while they are used to coaching high school athletes, it's a whole new experience at being a dad.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
STATE CHAMPS
Throughout the season Reed-Custer baseball coach Jerry Cougill praised his seniors on the veteran leadership. Therefore, it was fitting that his seniors took charge during the IHSA Class 2A State Championship game in Peoria.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Earl Folkstead: Just a fan in the stands
It was 31 years ago when Reed-Custer's baseball team brought home its first-ever state championship. And few fans have remained as faithful to the Comets since then as Earl "Red" Folkstead.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Comets among Final Four in the state
For the first time since 2007, Reed-Custer's baseball team will be heading back to State, thanks to their Super Sectional win over DePaul College Prep on Monday, 5-0.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016


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