Effingham Athletics


Avery Braunecker - News
On Friday, January 16, Effingham High School junior, Avery Braunecker swam at the Arena Pro Series swimming event in Austin, Texas.  Avery officially qualified for the 2016 Olympic Trials by swimming the 50 Freestyle race in a time of 26.16.  She will now be heading to Omaha, Nebraska in June of 2016 to swim for a chance to compete in the 2016 Olympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Avery Braunecker earns IHSA State Championships in two events.  She finished in first place in the 50 and 100 freestyle events.  She swam the 50 free in a time of 22.99 and in the 100 free her time was 50.40.  Congratulations Avery!

2014 IHSA Swimming State Meet - Avery Braunecker f 


Congratulations to the Lady Mustang 8th Grade Basketball Team!
They recently won the IESA 4A State Championship. 

 7th Grade Girls State Champs 2015 for web

Crossroads Classic Volleyball Tournament 2014

IHSA/IESA Pre-Participation Examination Form
Please note that Athletic Physicals are good for a period of 395 days from the time of the physical exam.  Students in Kindergarten, 6th Grade and 9th Grade, must have their physical done at their primary physicians office. 



The 2014 CARL P. KOERNER SPORTS SPECTACULAR was held on Thursday, September 11th at Effingham Country Club.  Effingham Community Unit #40 would like to thank the Effingham Sportsbackers, the St. Anthony Booster Club and Koerner Distributors for all of their efforts in raising much needed funds for our sports programs.  In addition, special thanks to those businesses who contributed in the event through hole sponsorships, prize donations and hole challenges.  Finally, a great big thank you to the players who participated in the event.  The Carl P. Koerner Sports Spectacular raised $30,000.00 for both Effingham and St. Anthony schools!

Congratulations to all and again, a special thank you to the Koerner family who continue to organize this excellent event! 


 Schedule Star Update

Schedule Star gives parents up to date access of event scheduling.  Parents and fans can also create a log in that gives them access to extra features like schedule changes being emailed directly to them.  Schedule Star has converted to updated software and is experiencing some difficulty with their website.  They are hoping to work out their problems in the near future.

Success After High School

Several Effingham High School athletes, upon their graduation from EHS have had the opportunity to continue their careers in college.  The following is a link to a list of EHS Athletes who have participated in their respective sport in college.  This list is from 1991 to present day.   The list includes the EHS athletes' name, graduation year, sport, and the college they attended.

PDF DocumentEHS College Athletes


Comp Cheer 2014 for web
EHS Competitive Cheer Squad


Pom 2014 for web
EHS Pom Pon Squad


Girls Var BBall 2014 for web
EHS Girls Varsity Basketball


Boys Var BBall 2014 for web 
EHS Boys Varsity Basketball


Wrestling 2014 for web
EHS Wrestling Team


Girls JV BBall 2014 for web
EHS Girls JV Basketball Team


Boys JV BBall 2014 for web
EHS Boys JV Basketball Team


Girls FS BBall 2014 for web
EHS Girls FS Basketball Team


Boy Soph BBall 2014 for web
EHS Boys Sophomore Team


Boys FR BBall 2014 for web
EHS Boys Freshman Basketball Team