TriCounty Nancy Meyer's Illini Bluffs girls softball team finished the season with a 32-4 record and took home a 4th place IHSA Class A state tournament trophy.
Nancy's Tigers blew away the ICAC and Tomahawk conference competition, winning both, while also walking away with titles from the Delavan and Washington tournaments. In addition, her volleyball team captured a regional title while completing a 16-9-1 campaign.
Meyer, currently in her 6th season, has carved a 134-26 career softball record at the Glasford school.
Nancy Meyer's Illini Bluffs girls softball team finished the season with a 32-4 record and took home a 4th place IHSA Class A state tournament trophy.
|2007 Tri-County Male Coach of the Year|
In his 11th season at Bradley, DeRose steered the Braves to the NCAA Elite Eight, with a postseason run that included come-from-behind victories over former national champions Indiana and Maryland. After the tragic death of Danny Dahlquist on the eve of the season, DeRose pulled his players together to win a share of their third consecutive Missouri Valley Conference regular-season title, their first MVC tourney crown and their first NCAA tourney win.