On The Road with Dwight Redbirds
Here you will find directions to all the schools we travel to throughout the sports seasons. We hope you will find it helpful as you travel to our out-of-town games.
Bourbonnais Liberty (6th Grade Basketball & Volleyball)
1690 Career Center Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
East on Rt. 17 to Warner Bridge Road. Turn left on Warner Bridge Road and go 7 miles to IL-102. Right on IL-102 and go 7 miles to Career Center Rd. Take left on Career Center Rd. and go 1.2 miles.
Route 17 to Rte 45/52. Turn left. Go 3.3 miles to John Casey Road. Turn left. School is on your right.
Head East on Route 17 to Kennedy. Turn Left, going all the way to Broadway. Make a Right and follow Broadway under viaduct around curve (curve to Right). Turn Left on Liberty. School is on Liberty, pull in alley. Fields are in back.
For other events:
Rte. 17 East to Kennedy Avenue. Turn Left. Go to Broadway. Turn Right. Go to Wabash. Turn Left. Go 1 block and you will see the school
I-55 North to Bluff exit. Take a Left youâll travel past the golf course until you come to Rt. 6. Continue across Rt.6 (Bluff turns into Navajo). Continue on Navajo to second stop sign. Take right at second stop sign (Sioux). School will be on right hand side. Use the 4th entrance into the school.
Wrestling is @ Pioneer Path School - Corner of Rt. 6 and Tryon
Take Bluff Rd exit and turn left on Route 6, turn right on Tryon St. Three Rivers School will come up on your left hand side.
Clifton-Nash Middle MAP
1134 E 3100 N Road
Clifton, IL 60927
Turn onto IL-47 South. Go left onto E 2700 Rd. N. Go Right onto Locust Street (becomes N 3300 Rd. E). Go left on E 2500 Rd. N. (becomes E 4100 N Rd/W 8000 S. Rd, then becomes Main Street). Take a right on Chestnut Street/S 2210 W. Rd. Take first left onto CR-37. First right onto S. Oak Street. Left onto Cr-29. School is on the left.
If you are coming from the EASTâ¦you will come through town and proceed west past the high school and go SOUTH about Â¾ of a mile and the schoolâs on your left.
If you are coming from the WESTâ¦you will be coming toward town on Rt. 113â¦the road just before the high school is Carbon Hill Rd. turn Right and go South about Â¾ of a mile and the school will be on the left.
Take Rt. 17 West to Rt.170. Take left on Rt. 170 and head South approximately 8 miles which will take you to Rt. 23. Turn right on Rt. 23 and proceed west approximately 4 miles which will bring you into the town of Cornell. Take a right on 7th Street and the school will be 2 blocks down the street.
I55 South to Rt. 9 (Exit 160). Take Rt. 9 West. Follow all signs for Rt. 9 West until you enter Mackinaw (you have to take one right hand turn to stay on Rt. 9 at the junction of Hwy 122). Once in Mackinaw, turn right on Orchard St. Continue several blocks north on Orchard St. until you reach 5th St. Turn right on 5th St. and the High School is 2 blocks down on the right hand side.
I55N to the Wilmington exit, take a right at the off ramp. Go 3-4 miles to River Road, turn left at the stop sign. Continue on to the stop sign at Rte 53N. Turn left. Go to St. Louis Street, turn left. Go to Mississippi Street, turn left. Go to the stop sign at Chicago Street, turn right. The school will be on your left.
Eureka Middle School MAP
2005 S. Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530
Go South on I-55 toward Bloomington. Take Exit 187, US-24 toward Chenoa /El Paso. Turn Left onto US-24W toward El Paso. Turn left onto County Road 1625 E. Turn right onto county Road 800 N. County road 800 N becomes 4H Park Rd. Turn left onto S. Main St/IL-117. The school is on the left.
Take Rt. 17 East 13 miles. Turn left to remain on Rt. 17 East and go another 20 miles into Wenona. The first stop sign you come to will be at the intersection of Rt. 17 and Rt. 251. You will see the school across this intersection to the right.
West on Rt. 17 to I 55 (South). Exit ramp to HWY 116 (West). Turn Right onto HWY 116 (West). Travel 9.7 miles into Flanagan. 202 E. Falcon Hwy. is on the right. Flanagan High School/Middle School is on the right.
I-55 to Gardner Exit (Rt. 53). Take right off merge. Go to stop sign and take left on State Route 29. Turn right onto N. Monroe St. Turn left at W. North St. Turn left at N. Elm St.
Grand Ridge School MAP
400 W. Main Street
Grand Ridge, IL 61325
Go North on IL-47. Turn left onto Grand Ridge Road/North Street. Take Grand Ridge Road approximately 21 miles into Grand Ridge. The school is on the corner of Grand Ridge Road and IL-23 on right.
Gridley Junior High School MAP
403 McLean Street
Gridley, IL 61744
Take I55 South. Take Exit 187 toward Chenoa. Turn left onto US-24 toward Gridley/El Paso. Turn Left on Woodford Street. Take the 3rd left onto E 3rd Street. Turn right onto McLean Street. The school will be on the left.Take Rt. 17 East from Dwight.
Take Rt. 17 East from Dwight. Turn Right (South) onto Herscher Rd. Follow Herscher Rd. into Herscher. Turn Right (West) onto 115 in Herscher. Go 1 block & turn Left at the Amoco. (Main Street).
School is 1 block South on the Right-across from the Catholic Church.
Lexington Junior High School MAP
100 East Wall Street
Lexington, IL 61753
Take I-55 South toward Bloomington. Take Exit 178 toward Lexington. Turn Left onto PJ Keller Hwy. Turn Right to stay on N 2450 E Rd/N Spencer Street. Turn Right onto Old Route 66. Turn Left on Dameron Road. Take an immediate Right onto N 2400 Rd. The school is on the left.
Travel East on Rt. 17 approximately 25 miles to Limestone School Road (N 5000 W. Rd.). Turn left and go one mile North. Limestone Grade School is located on the right side of the road.
5207 Center Ave
Lisle, IL 60532
Take I55 north. Take exit 269 toward I-355. Take right toward I-355 North toward Northwest Suburbs. Keep Left at the fork in road. Follow signs for I-355 N/Northwest Suburbs and merge onto I-355 N. Take Maple Street exit. Turn Left onto Maple Avenue. Turn Right on Lincoln Avenue/Main Street. Take 2nd right onto Main Street. Take 1st right on Jonquil Avenue (this road changes to Center Avenue).
Travel East on Rt. 17 to Warner Bridge Road. Turn left on Warner Bridge road and head north. Go through both the 113 and 102 intersections. Approximately 3 miles north of the 102 exit you will come to County Hwy 9. Take a right on County Hwy 9 (W 9000 N Rd.) and head east. Contineu on County Hwy 9 over I-57 and into Manteno. Once in Manteno, take a left on Poplar street and head north. School is approximately 1 block down on the right hand side.
Take Rt. 47 North to Mazon. Turn Left on Grand Ridge Rd. Travel to 1st Right turning after Com Ed. (Not Guard Rd.) Turn Right at stop sign and go about 1 mile. Turn Right at next stop. This road brings you into Marseilles. Turn Right. When you get to the âCitgo/Burger Kingâ (Chicago St.) This road brings you directly to the school (on Right).
For 6th Grade events & all wrestling & baseball
I-55 N to I-80 West, I-80 to the Minooka Exit, turn left (South). Go to the McDonalds and turn Left (East). Go to Casey's and turn Left (North). Go 2 blocks to Minooka Intermediate School.
For all other events (7th& 8th Grade basketball, volleyball, track)
I-55 N to I-80 West, I-80 to the Minooka Exit, turn left (South). Go to the second stop sign, turn Left. School is on your left at corner of Ridge Road and McEvilly.
Take Rt. 47 North to Grand Ridge Road (West) or Left. School is on left about Â½ mile down.
Take Rt. 47 North to Grand Ridge Road. Turn on Grand Ridge Road (West). Turn Left at Mazon St. Bank.
Northlawn Junior High MAP
202 E. 1st Street
Streator, IL 61364
Take IL-17 West. Turn right onto IL-18. Take IL-18 into Streator. turn right onto Park Street. Take a slight left onto Renz Drive. Take the 2nd right onto E. 1st Street. The school will be on the left.
Take either Rt. 66 or Interstate 55 (South) to Odell.
The road forks at the welcome to Odell sign, take the road to the right, it will go into town, past the square, and Caseyâs (Morgan St.). Go 2 blocks and turn Left on Scott St.
Dwight to Rt. 23 in Streator. Rt. 23 North to Ottawa. Go to second stoplight once in Ottawa. This stoplight will be McKinley Rd. Take right on McKinley (landmark = Kroger's). Go approximately one block past Baptist Church to Ottawa Shepherd Junior High School.
Peotone Junior High
No. 1 Blue Devil Drive
North on Old Rt. 66 to Gardner. Turn on to Rt. 53 N in Gardner and continue through Wilmington. Once through Wilmington, you will come to a stoplight at W. Peotone Rd. take right on W. Peotone Rd. Go 18 miles into Peotone. Turn left on S. West. St. Take first left onto Blue Devil Lane. School will be on left side.
Pontiac Junior High MAP
Take US-66 South. turn left on N1600 E. Road. Continue onto Aurora Street. turn left onto E. Indiana Avenue. Take the 3rd right onto E. Elm Street. Turn left onto E. North Street. Right onto N. Morrow Street. The school is on the left.
South on I-55, take Illinois 116 exit at Pontiac. Go East on Illinois 116 to the first stop light (corner with Hardeeâs, McDonaldâs, Bowling Alley, and Bank).Turn Left and continue to the first stop light.Turn Right onto Howard St. /Illinois-116.Continue on Howard St. to Main St. (second stop light).
Turn left onto Main St.; the school is located directly behind St. Maryâs Church at the corner of Main and Howard Streets.
Take 47 South approximately 25 miles. Once in Forrest, turn right onto West John St. School is on corner of John and Wood St.
Take Rt. 53 North into Braidwood to Main St. (4-way stop). Take a Right and follow Main St. until you get to Comet Dr. Take a Right. Middle School is on Comet Dr.
I-55 N to I-80 E. I-80 East approximately 5 miles to IL-7 S. Larkin Avenue. Go south 0.5 miles on S. Larkin. Turn left on Meadow Ave. and proceed 0.3 miles. School will be on left side of road.
600 Wells Street
Sandwich, IL 60548
Take IL-47 North. Go through Morris. take a left on Walker Road. Bear left onto IL-71. Take a right on Millbrook Road. Take a Left onto Fox River Drive. Take a right onto Witfield Road. Take a left onto Rogers. Take a right onto E 30th Road/County Line Road/Millington Road. Take a right onto S. Wells Street.
Saunemin Grade School MAP
39 Main Street
Saunemin, IL 61769
Take IL-47 South. Turn left at Rt. 116/Main Street. There will be a Marathon Gas Station at this intersection. Turn right into school driveway.
Take Rt. 17 West to Rt. 170. Turn right (North) on Rt. 170.
7th & 8th play at S. Campus on Rt. 170 (South end). Just across river look to the right.
6th play at North campus. Take Rt. 170 to shipyard Rd. Turn East on Shipyard. Go one block and turn left on Oak St. North campus is a Â½ a block on right.
Baseball Field is on Rt. 170 between both schools. Parking Lot- turn East on Shipyard Rd, just past the first house on right is the parking lot entrance.
Track Meets are held at Seneca HS. Take Rt. 170 to Scott St., turn East and you will run right into the school.
Travel North on Rt. 47 through Morris and over I-80. It is about a mile or so past Romines. It will be on your Left.
Take Rt. 47 North to Morris and continue through town to the junction of Rt. 47 and Rt. 6. Turn left onto Rt. 6 going West. Go beyond the stoplight at Rt. 6 and Lisbon for two more âlong â blocks to Union St. Turn left onto Union, go one block, turn right onto school St. The driveway for all after school activities is the first left turn. The baseball and softball fields are on the East side of the building and the entrance for our building is in the back on the Southwest corner.
Sheppard Middle School MAP
701 E. McKinley Rd
Ottawa, IL 61350
Take IL-17 west toward Streator. Turn right onto IL-170 (toward Ransom). Turn left onto N.21st Road. Turn right onto E. 25th Road. Take a slight left on N 2653 Road. Continue onto E. McKinley Road. The school is on the left.
Northlawn is located at the North end of town off of Rt. 23 (Bloomington St.) The parking lot entrance is located next to Busterâs Restaurant. The baseball field is located North of the parking lot.
Track Meets are held at Streator Township High School
The high school is located South of Northlawn off of Rt. 23. Heading South from Northlawn turn right at Morrell St. (the street before the high school). Track & field facility will be straight ahead.
Wilmington Middle School MAP
715 S. Joliet Street
Wilmington, IL 60481.
Exit onto I-55 Northbound. Take Exit 236-IL 113 toward Coal City/Kankakee. Turn right onto W. Coal City Rd/IL 113. Continue on this road for 2.6 miles. Turn a slight Left onto IL-53. Go 2.3 miles on IL-53. Turn right onto S. Joliet Street. The school is on the left.
Woodland Junior High MAP
5800 E. 3000 North Road
Streator, IL 61364
Take IL-17 west. Turn left onto IL-17 at intersection. Continue on IL-17. School is on the left.