Girls Softball Season Summaries

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Season summaries include titles won (and the class they were won in), final place in state, final won-lost record, and head coach for all seasons submitted by the school or gathered from IHSA records.

A few titles are missing (complete list of missing titles). Changes and additions to these records may be made by school personnel through the IHSA Schools Center.

Key to titles: D–district, R–regional, S–sectional, U–super-sectional, Q–team qualifier for state finals, P–Chicago Public League champion (only when an automatic qualifier).

Fairbury (Prairie Central)

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
1985-86 A R   20 7   Darren Ropp
1986-87       17 12   Darren Ropp
1987-88 A R   24 6   Darren Ropp
1988-89 A R   17 8   Darren Ropp
1989-90 A R   16 3   Darren Ropp
1990-91       23 5   Darren Ropp
1991-92       21 6   Darren Ropp
1992-93       15 6   Darren Ropp
1993-94 A R   21 5   Darren Ropp
1994-95 A R   17 8   Darren Ropp
1995-96       22 6   Darren Ropp
1996-97 A R   28 8   Darren Ropp
1997-98 A R   29 6   Darren Ropp
Coach Total 270 86   13 yr   .758
1999-00 A R          
2001-02 A RS          
2003-04 A RS   30 6   Darcy Rigsby
Coach Total 30 6   1 yr   .833
2004-05 A R          
2007-08 2A R   20 17   Ryan Shiflett
2008-09       17 16   Ryan Shiflett
Coach Total 37 33   2 yr   .529
2015-16       14 15   Tim McGuire
Coach Total 14 15   1 yr   .483
School Total 351 140   17 yr   .715

Fairfield

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
1977-78   RSQ   9 4 1 Peggy M. Durst
Coach Total 9 4 1 1 yr   .679
1995-96 A R          
1999-00 A R          
2001-02 A R   15 11   Bob Wells
2002-03 A R   21 8   Bob Wells
2003-04       21 11   Bob Wells
2004-05       18 9   Bob Wells
2005-06       15 15   Bob Wells
2006-07       16 13   Bob Wells
2007-08       13 16   Bob Wells
2008-09       18 9   Bob Wells
2009-10 2A R   18 14   Bob Wells
2010-11 2A R   18 9   Bob Wells
Coach Total 173 115   10 yr   .601
2011-12             Jeremy Ellis
2012-13 2A R         Jeremy Ellis
2013-14 2A R         Jeremy Ellis
2014-15 2A RS         Jeremy Ellis
2015-16             Tonya Conrad
School Total 182 119 1 11 yr   .603

Farina (South Central)

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
1993-94 A R          
2006-07             Todd Venters

Farmer City (Blue Ridge)

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
1985-86       11 10   Wayne Brown
1986-87       7 12   Wayne Brown
1987-88       10 15   Wayne Brown
1988-89       5 12   Wayne Brown
1989-90       4 10   Wayne Brown
1990-91       9 9   Wayne Brown
1991-92       11 9   Wayne Brown
1992-93       8 7   Wayne Brown
1993-94       7 12   Wayne Brown
1994-95       10 8   Wayne Brown
1995-96       1 18   Wayne Brown
1996-97       6 19   Wayne Brown
1997-98       15 9   Wayne Brown
1998-99       16 11   Wayne Brown
1999-00       21 10   Wayne Brown
2000-01       27 7   Wayne Brown
2001-02       26 2   Wayne Brown
2002-03       13 19   Wayne Brown
2003-04       11 13   Wayne Brown
2004-05       13 16   Wayne Brown
2005-06       14 13   Wayne Brown
Coach Total 245 241   21 yr   .504
2006-07       21 11   Myron Schroeder
2007-08 1A R   22 13   Myron Schroeder
2008-09 1A RS   24 10   Myron Schroeder
2009-10       30 7   Myron Schroeder
2010-11 1A R   28 6   Myron Schroeder
Coach Total 125 47   5 yr   .727
2011-12 1A R   20 11   Wayne Brown
2012-13       9 17   Wayne Brown
2013-14 1A R   18 14   Wayne Brown
2014-15       13 17   Wayne Brown
2015-16       8 21   Wayne Brown
2016-17       9 23   Wayne Brown
Coach Total 77 103   6 yr   .428
School Total 447 391   32 yr   .533

Farmington

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
As Farmington (East)
1975-76       5 4   Toni Van Patten
Coach Total 5 4   1 yr   .556
1976-77       6 5   Sally Brown
1977-78       11 3   Sally Brown
1978-79       17 2   Sally Brown
1979-80       20 5   Sally Brown
1980-81       13 4   Sally Brown
1981-82       19 6   Sally Brown
1982-83       5 12   Sally Brown
1983-84       12 7   Sally Brown
1984-85 A R   12 9   Sally Brown
1985-86       13 7   Sally Brown
1986-87 A R   17 9   Sally Brown
As Farmington
1987-88 A R   26 3   Sally Brown
Coach Total 171 72   12 yr   .704
1988-89 A RSQ 1 28 3   Tom Wierzba
1989-90 A RSQ 4 22 3   Tom Wierzba
1990-91 A RSQ 1 24 4   Tom Wierzba
Coach Total 74 10   3 yr   .881
1992-93 A R          
1993-94 A R          
1994-95 A R          
1998-99       16 14   Jeni Clausen
1999-00       16 13   Jeni Clausen
2000-01       15 15   Jeni Clausen
2001-02 A RSUQ   17 14   Jeni Clausen
Coach Total 64 56   4 yr   .533
2002-03       27 3   Jeni Fauser
2003-04 A R   23 8   Jeni Fauser
2004-05       22 9   Jeni Fauser
2005-06 A R   19 15   Jeni Fauser
2006-07 A RS   27 5   Jeni Fauser
2007-08       24 8   Jeni Fauser
2008-09       23 7   Jeni Fauser
2009-10       24 8   Jeni Fauser
2010-11       28 1   Jeni Fauser
2011-12       23 9   Jeni Fauser
2012-13 2A R   22 7   Jeni Fauser
2016-17 2A R         Jeni Fauser
Coach Total 262 80   11 yr   .766
School Total 576 222   31 yr   .722

Fisher

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
2008-09       12 19   Ken Ingold
2009-10       14 16   Ken Ingold
2010-11             Ken Ingold
2011-12             Ken Ingold
2012-13 1A R         Ken Ingold
2013-14 1A R         Ken Ingold
2014-15 1A R   24 10   Ken Ingold
2015-16 1A RSUQ 4 29 8   Ken Ingold
2016-17 1A R   20 12   Ken Ingold
Coach Total 99 65   5 yr   .604
School Total 99 65   5 yr   .604

Fithian (Oakwood)

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
1977-78       8 4   Glen Keever
1978-79       8 4   Glen Keever
1979-80       8 2   Glen Keever
Coach Total 24 10   3 yr   .706
1985-86       16 4   Mike Waters
1986-87             Mike Waters
1987-88       16 6   Mike Waters
1988-89       15 11   Mike Waters
1989-90       14 13   Mike Waters
1990-91       17 6   Mike Waters
1991-92       18 5   Mike Waters
1992-93       14 7   Mike Waters
Coach Total 110 52   7 yr   .679
1993-94       13 6   Gary Wilsey
1994-95       18 5   Gary Wilsey
1995-96       9 14   Gary Wilsey
1996-97       5 16   Gary Wilsey
Coach Total 45 41   4 yr   .523
1997-98       4 13   Brent Vinson
Coach Total 4 13   1 yr   .235
1998-99       6 18   Rick Bough
1999-00       18 11   Rick Bough
2000-01       12 17   Rick Bough
2001-02       7 24   Rick Bough
2002-03       4 27   Rick Bough
2003-04       7 23   Rick Bough
2004-05       15 17   Rick Bough
2005-06       13 23   Rick Bough
2006-07       4 23   Rick Bough
2007-08       6 25   Rick Bough
2008-09       8 19   Rick Bough
Coach Total 100 227   11 yr   .306
2009-10       5 24   Jesse Johnson
2010-11       4 21   Jesse Johnson
2011-12       3 24   Jesse Johnson
2012-13       3 22   Jesse Johnson
2013-14       2 25   Jesse Johnson
2014-15       10 22   Jesse Johnson
2015-16       15 12   Jesse Johnson
2016-17       11 20   Jesse Johnson
Coach Total 53 170   8 yr   .238
School Total 336 513   34 yr   .396

Flora

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
1977-78       6 6   Mary Jo Hill
1978-79       1 4   Mary Jo Hill
Coach Total 7 10   2 yr   .412
1979-80       1 10   Chuck Buchanan
1980-81       4 8   Chuck Buchanan
1981-82       7 8   Chuck Buchanan
Coach Total 12 26   3 yr   .316
1982-83       5 8   Rick Porter
1983-84       10 7   Rick Porter
1984-85 A R   11 8   Rick Porter
1985-86 A R   15 3   Rick Porter
1986-87       8 7   Rick Porter
1987-88       11 6   Rick Porter
1988-89 A R   12 7   Rick Porter
1989-90 A R   9 4   Rick Porter
1990-91       9 9   Rick Porter
Coach Total 90 59   9 yr   .604
1991-92       4 9   Kathy Myers
1992-93             Kathy Myers
Coach Total 4 9   1 yr   .308
1993-94             Ann Jamieson
1994-95             Sherry Phillips
1995-96       3 14   Sherry Phillips
1996-97             Sherry Phillips
1997-98       0 18   Sherry Phillips
1998-99       3 14   Sherry Phillips
1999-00       8 11   Sherry Phillips
Coach Total 14 57   4 yr   .197
2000-01       15 6   Rick Batchelor
2001-02       13 7   Rick Batchelor
2002-03 A R   19 7   Rick Batchelor
2003-04 A R   18 9   Rick Batchelor
2004-05 A R   23 5   Rick Batchelor
2005-06 A R   24 5   Rick Batchelor
Coach Total 112 39   6 yr   .742
2006-07       16 11   Greg Schafer
2007-08       16 4   Greg Schafer
2008-09 2A R   20 5   Greg Schafer
2009-10       17 10   Greg Schafer
2010-11 2A R   19 9   Greg Schafer
2011-12       13 19   Greg Schafer
2012-13       7 17   Greg Schafer
2013-14       12 13   Greg Schafer
2014-15       17 7   Greg Schafer
2015-16 2A R   19 8   Greg Schafer
2016-17 2A R   21 4   Greg Schafer
Coach Total 177 107   11 yr   .623
School Total 416 307   36 yr   .575

Flossmoor (Homewood-F.)

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
1980-81   RSQ   26 9 1 Lyle Wathier
Coach Total 26 9 1 1 yr   .736
1981-82   R          
1994-95 AA R   32 4   David Holst
1995-96 AA R   30 4   David Holst
1996-97       26 10   David Holst
1997-98       26 9   David Holst
1998-99       23 11   David Holst
1999-00       23 11   David Holst
2000-01 AA R   25 9   David Holst
Coach Total 185 58   7 yr   .761
2001-02 AA R          
2002-03 AA R         David Holst
2003-04 AA R          
2010-11 4A R          
2014-15 4A R          
2015-16 4A R         Katherine Rice
School Total 211 67 1 8 yr   .756

Forreston

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
2007-08       5 20   Paul Everding
2008-09       18 14   Paul Everding
2009-10 1A RS   25 14   Paul Everding
Coach Total 48 48   3 yr   .500
2010-11 2A R   26 9   Charles Born
2011-12             Charles Born
Coach Total 26 9   1 yr   .743
2012-13       13 11   Michael Reagan
Coach Total 13 11   1 yr   .542
2013-14             Terry Pierce
2014-15             Jim Kann
2015-16             Tim Bukoski
2016-17       12 14   Larry Ingram
Coach Total 12 14   1 yr   .462
School Total 99 82   6 yr   .547

Fox Lake (Grant)

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
1975-76   R          
1976-77   R          
1986-87 AA R          
1987-88 AA R          
1994-95       9 13    
Coach Total 9 13   1 yr   .409
1995-96 AA R   17 13   Sue Wings
Coach Total 17 13   1 yr   .567
1996-97       11 15    
1997-98              
1998-99              
1999-00              
Coach Total 11 15   1 yr   .423
2001-02             Erin Notriano
2002-03             Erin Notriano
2003-04       16 18   Mike Dolezal
2004-05       18 15   Mike Dolezal
2005-06       23 9   Mike Dolezal
2006-07       19 13   Mike Dolezal
2007-08       17 18   Mike Dolezal
2008-09       19 15   Mike Dolezal
2009-10       21 13   Mike Dolezal
2010-11       17 16   Mike Dolezal
2011-12       18 16   Mike Dolezal
2012-13       23 8   Mike Dolezal
2013-14       23 10   Mike Dolezal
2014-15       10 22   Mike Dolezal
Coach Total 224 173   12 yr   .564
2015-16       18 14   Chris Van Alstine
Coach Total 18 14   1 yr   .563
School Total 279 228   16 yr   .550

Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East)

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
2001-02 AA RSUQ 1 23 11   Aimee Lonigro
2002-03 AA RS   27 6   Aimee Lonigro
2003-04       23 8   Aimee Lonigro
2004-05 AA R   21 12   Aimee Lonigro
2005-06 AA RS   23 9   Aimee Lonigro
2006-07 AA RSUQ   31 8   Aimee Lonigro
Coach Total 148 54   6 yr   .733
2007-08       18 9   Katie Meader
2008-09 4A R   25 5   Katie Meader
2009-10 4A R   23 9   Katie Meader
2010-11       22 7   Katie Meader
Coach Total 88 30   4 yr   .746
2011-12       26 5   Elizabeth Pawlicki
2012-13       19 8   Elizabeth Pawlicki
2013-14 4A RSUQ 4 27 12   Elizabeth Pawlicki
2014-15 4A RSUQ 2 31 4   Elizabeth Pawlicki
2015-16 4A RS   25 8   Elizabeth Pawlicki
2016-17 4A RSUQ 2 30 4   Elizabeth Pawlicki
Coach Total 158 41   6 yr   .794
School Total 394 125   16 yr   .759

Frankfort (Lincoln-Way North)

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
2008-09       13 19   Aimee Lonigro
2009-10       22 11   Aimee Lonigro
2010-11       19 11   Aimee Lonigro
2011-12       20 10   Aimee Lonigro
2012-13 4A R   20 10   Aimee Lonigro
2013-14       17 12   Aimee Lonigro
2014-15       17 15   Aimee Lonigro
2015-16       31 5   Aimee Lonigro
Coach Total 159 93   8 yr   .631
School Total 159 93   8 yr   .631

Franklin

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
1991-92 A R          

Franklin Park-Northlake (Leyden)

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
As Franklin Park (East Leyden)
1980-81   RSQ   19 8   Pat Owen
Coach Total 19 8   1 yr   .704
As Franklin Park-Northlake (Leyden)
1988-89 AA R          
2001-02 AA R          
2003-04 AA R          
2005-06       16 18   Kurt Schuett
2006-07       10 25   Kurt Schuett
2007-08       10 25   Kurt Schuett
2008-09       17 16   Kurt Schuett
2009-10 4A R   22 6   Kurt Schuett
Coach Total 75 90   5 yr   .455
2010-11 4A R          
2011-12 4A R          
2016-17 4A R         Kurt Schuett
School Total 94 98   6 yr   .490

Freeburg

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
1978-79       13 3   Fred Harth
1979-80             Fred Harth
1980-81       13 7   Fred Harth
1981-82       15 9   Fred Harth
1982-83       17 8   Fred Harth
1983-84       16 6   Fred Harth
1984-85 A RSQ 1 27 0   Fred Harth
1985-86             Fred Harth
1986-87       13 13   Fred Harth
1987-88       13 15   Fred Harth
Coach Total 127 61   8 yr   .676
1988-89 A R   20 13   Tom Lodes
1989-90       15 7   Tom Lodes
1990-91       16 10   Tom Lodes
1991-92       15 14   Tom Lodes
1992-93       16 9   Tom Lodes
1993-94       12 7   Tom Lodes
1994-95       7 14   Tom Lodes
Coach Total 101 74   7 yr   .577
1995-96       12 15   Missie Steve
1996-97       8 21   Missie Steve
1997-98       15 14   Missie Steve
1998-99       9 12   Missie Steve
Coach Total 44 62   4 yr   .415
1999-00       12 16   Dennis Dalke
Coach Total 12 16   1 yr   .429
2000-01       7 14   Missie Steve
Coach Total 7 14   1 yr   .333
2001-02 A R   21 8   Verna Dunnigan
2002-03       12 15   Verna Dunnigan
2003-04       9 15   Verna Dunnigan
Coach Total 42 38   3 yr   .525
2004-05       16 12   Jeff Buelhorn
2005-06       15 15   Jeff Buelhorn
2006-07       11 15   Jeff Buelhorn
2007-08 3A R   21 12   Jeff Buelhorn
2008-09       8 14   Jeff Buelhorn
2009-10       7 23   Jeff Buelhorn
Coach Total 78 91   6 yr   .462
2010-11       4 19   Melissa Leonard
2011-12       2 17   Melissa Leonard
2012-13       5 19   Melissa Leonard
Coach Total 11 55   3 yr   .167
2013-14       16 13   Ben Howes
2014-15       20 8   Ben Howes
2015-16 3A RS   25 7   Ben Howes
Coach Total 61 28   3 yr   .685
School Total 483 439   36 yr   .524

Freeport (Aquin)

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
2009-10       3 11 1 Romie Brubaker
Coach Total 3 11 1 1 yr   .233
2010-11       5 19   Mrs. Romie Brubaker
2011-12       6 21   Mrs. Romie Brubaker
Coach Total 11 40   2 yr   .216
2014-15             Carl Scace
2015-16       0 23   Carl Scace
2016-17       1 16   Carl Scace
Coach Total 1 39   2 yr   .025
School Total 15 90 1 5 yr   .142

Freeport (H.S.)

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
1982-83       25 4   Dennis Holsinger
1983-84       26 3   Dennis Holsinger
1984-85       17 12   Dennis Holsinger
1985-86       16 11   Dennis Holsinger
Coach Total 84 30   4 yr   .737
1986-87 AA R   20 8   Denny Holsinger
1987-88 AA R   18 9   Denny Holsinger
Coach Total 38 17   2 yr   .691
1988-89       21 7   Dennis Holsinger
1989-90       25 6   Dennis Holsinger
1990-91       26 5   Dennis Holsinger
1991-92       25 6   Dennis Holsinger
1992-93       25 6   Dennis Holsinger
1993-94       18 10   Dennis Holsinger
1994-95       17 10   Dennis Holsinger
1995-96       17 11   Dennis Holsinger
Coach Total 174 61   8 yr   .740
1996-97 AA R   25 6   Denny Holsinger
Coach Total 25 6   1 yr   .806
1997-98       18 10 1 Dennis Holsinger
1998-99       20 9   Dennis Holsinger
Coach Total 38 19 1 2 yr   .664
1999-00 AA R   24 6   Denny Holsinger
Coach Total 24 6   1 yr   .800
2000-01       26 5   Dennis Holsinger
2001-02 AA RSUQ   30 9   Dennis Holsinger
Coach Total 56 14   2 yr   .800
2002-03 AA R          
2003-04 AA R          
2006-07       20 13 1 Jeff Sands
2007-08 3A RS   25 11 1 Jeff Sands
2008-09       9 27   Jeff Sands
2009-10       22 15   Jeff Sands
2010-11       15 20   Jeff Sands
2011-12       20 16   Jeff Sands
2012-13       16 18   Jeff Sands
2013-14       13 20   Jeff Sands
Coach Total 140 140 2 8 yr   .500
2014-15       15 15   Chad Hersey
2015-16       21 9   Chad Hersey
2016-17       24 8   Chad Hersey
Coach Total 60 32   3 yr   .652
School Total 639 325 3 31 yr   .661

Fulton (H.S.)

Season Class Titles Place Won Lost Tied Coach
2008-09       7 23   Jennifer Pepper
2009-10       5 19   Jennifer Pepper
2010-11       8 19   Jennifer Pepper
2011-12       8 29   Jennifer Pepper
2012-13       3 11   Jennifer Pepper
Coach Total 31 101   5 yr   .235
School Total 31 101   5 yr   .235