Jordan J. Wilson

Jordan J. Wilson

Stringer, McCoy near the top at Rantoul Regional

RANTOUL — Mike Osterbur doesn't want to see "superheroes" on his golf course.

The Champaign Central boys' golf coach has spent the past several weeks driving that message home with his golfers, preaching for them to avoid trying to do what they can't and instead focus on playing inside their capabilities.

Hunt delivers for GCMS; Nelson wins individual title

DANVILLE — Guy Percy isn't sure Matt Hunt ever once took his hands off the regional trophy.

Saturday's prep highlights: Knights, Broncos to meet in NW final

In football 

Red Hill 56, Blue Ridge 6. The Knights (1-5) threw for a touchdown in the first quarter but didn’t score again after a failed two-point conversion on the drive, giving way to 40 unanswered points for Red Hill.

In volleyball 

Defense carries Bears to first win of Nagy era

Trey Burton and the Bears held on for a 24-17 victory Monday night over the Seahawks at Soldier Field. Sports copy editor JORDAN J. WILSON weighs in on the Bears:

Trials of Trubisky

Tuesday's highlights: Rodriquez leads Maroons with hat trick

In volleyball

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Schlarman 0. Hope Hambleton tallied 14 assists and Sarah Porter added 11 kills and 10 digs to give the Trojans (5-4, 3-0) a 25-19, 25-19 Vermilion Valley Conference win at home over the Hilltoppers (4-7, 0-2).

Tuesday's prep highlights: Bowie, Kirby lead Sabers in local bout

In volleyball

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Westville 0.

Hope Hambleton tallied eight points, two aces, 13 assists and 10 digs in a convincing 25-16, 25-16 victory for the Trojans (3-4, 1-0) over their Vermilion Valley Conference foe. Madison Brown notched 14 digs for the visiting Tigers (1-2, 0-1).

Tuesday's prep highlights: SJ-O, STM volleyball stay unbeaten

In volleyball

Argenta-Oreana 2, Central A&M 0. Camilyn Newbanks accounted for 18 of the Bombers' 20 assists, helping Argenta-Oreana (5-2) to a 25-13, 25-21 victory at home.

Walker turning back the clocks

CERRO GORDO — Nick Walker has some trouble keeping to himself when he steps out into the Cerro Gordo and Bement communities.

Illini soccer stuns No. 3 Duke on the road

DURHAM, N.C. — Two minutes, one second.

That’s all the time the Illinois soccer team was willing to let No. 3 Duke  hold onto its lead Sunday afternoon.

After the Blue Devils netted the first goal in the 16th minute, the Illini sprung back and netted two of their own before halftime, then held out defensively to shock a top-three team for the first time since 2012.