Rossville High School offered the boys sports of basketball and track. It is believed that baseball and possibly
football were also offered. Unfortunately the only sport recognized on the IHSA web site (www.ihsa.org
) is boys track. If you have ANY other information regarding the great teams in Rossville High School history please
share with us.
Boys Track & Field
Three male athletes brought home a total of four medals from the IHSA State 'B' Meet. Their excellent accomplishments
are listed below.
1913-14 Individual Medalist
High Jump 2ND Place
1918-19 Individual Medalists
?? Thomas Discus 3RD
Shot Put 3RD Place
High Jump 4TH Place
We were not able to find any other information of the Basketball program at Rossville High School other than the
fact that they did offer it. On February 4, 1930 the RHS team had a hard fought game with Catlin in which the score at the
end of regulation was 0-0! In the overtime play, Rossville was able to score five points to win the game
Searching For More Information
There are a lot of untold stories and memories regarding Rossville High School that need to be researched by a local
resident or alumnus. The great athletic teams and many accomplishments attained at Rossville High should be recorded
and remembered forever. Please e-mail information to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
. You can also write to us via real mail at:
Illinois HS Glory Days
6439 N. Neva St.
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