University High School, Normal, Illinois



U-High has a long and rich history which dates back to the founding of Illinois State University in 1857. Since then, it’s had its share of storied graduates, teams, athletes and, of course, proud alumni.

Many accounts have been written over the years to capture this history, and information on this site has been pulled from a wide range of sources including:

Additional thanks to:

  • Photography by Kent (Rualani) for supplying many of the great team photos
  • Faculty (and yearbook sponsor) Amy Reiman for providing access to years of photos

U-High digital history

From the founding of ISU in 1857, and through the decades since, U-High has been reborn on more than one occasion, but throughout, has remained consistent in its mission to educate students and train teachers.

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Athletic Champions

Click below to take a look back at U-High’s District, Regional, Sectional and State Champion teams dating back to 1911.

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