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Murphysboro High School in Murphysboro, IL is an educational institution that prides itself on fostering a positive and enriching environment for its students. The school's commitment to excellence extends to its athletics programs, which are known for their passion, skill, and sportsmanship. Murphysboro High School's athletics teams participate in a variety of competitive sports, offering students a wide range of opportunities to showcase their talents and develop important life skills. As a member of the state athletics association, Murphysboro High School's athletics programs adhere to the highest standards of integrity and fair play. The school's dedication to sportsmanship is evident in the way it encourages its athletes to compete with respect and honor, whether they are playing in front of a supportive home crowd or representing their school on the road. Murphysboro High School's commitment to sports extends beyond the playing field, as it also emphasizes the importance of academic success and personal growth for its student-athletes. With a strong emphasis on teamwork and character development, Murphysboro High School provides a nurturing environment where students can excel both academically and athletically.


  • Murphysboro High School
  • 50 Blackwood Dr Murphysboro, IL 62966
  • Red Devils
  • Illinois High School Association
  • Coach "Doc" Bencini, Bob Graeff, Tom Ashman, Tim Bowers
  • 2019-20 Red Devils Football ~ IHSA State Class 4A Runner-Up, 2010-11 Red Devils Boys Basketball ~ IHSA State Class 2A Runner-Up, 2015-16 Red Devils Wrestling ~ IHSA State Class 1A 3rd Place, 2015-16 Red Devils Baseball ~ IHSA State Class 2A 4th Place.
  • Vision: Murphysboro High School is a progressive school that is unified in our commitment to educational excellence. As a team that looks at data for improvements, we challenge ourselves, each other, and our students, utilizing technology to leverage our goals, allowing our students a safe environment to reach their highest level of achievement. Mission: Murphysboro High School, in active partnership with family and community, shall empower individuals to become part of a larger learning community and develop confidence in their skills in order to meaningfully participate in a changing society. Utilizing cloud-based computing, we extend our learning opportunities beyond the traditional school structure, assisting in the development of personalized learning networks for each individual.



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