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Prep football statistical leaders: Sept. 20, 2018

RUSHING LEADERS

Player,School Att Yrds TD AVG

Colvin, SJ-O 107 727 10 6.8

Grubb, Oakwd 83 683 6 8.2

T. Wilson, Fisher 119 681 12 5.7

Lahey, BH/RA 83 599 6 7.2

Hopkins, Arcola 84 597 10 7.1

T. Jones, PBL 58 558 6 9.6

Mkh. Stanley, A-O 34 504 6 14.8

Kerns, PrCntrl 78 482 2 6.2

Nightlife listings, Sept. 20-27, 2018

Bands, comedians, trivia, DJs and more. Here's your guide to a night on the town:

THURSDAY, Sept. 20

BAXTER'S AMERICAN GRILLE: Katie Flynn, 6 p.m.

BLACKBIRD URBANA: Tom Grassman (Free Music Thursdays), 9:30 p.m.

CANOPY CLUB: STS9 (exploratory and improvisation-based music with a fully immersive light show), 8:30 p.m.

Area history, Sept. 20, 2018

Today is Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1918, Company B, the local unit of the 10th Illinois Infantry of the National Guard, took first place in an encampment 4 miles north of Danville.

Collection of household hazardous waste set for Sept. 29 in Danville

DANVILLE — Do you have any old oil-based paint cans, cleaning products or expired medicine cluttering your shelves?

Then you may want to consider taking them to a free household-hazardous-waste collection set for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at Danville Area Community College, 2000 E. Main St.

Prep volleyball statistical leaders: Sept. 19, 2018

KILLS

Player, School Kills Avg.

Katelyn Young, Oakwood 132 4.71

Kennedy Bauer, Watseka 169 4.69

Sarah Porter, A-P 121 4.48

Taylor Powell, ALAH 125 4.46

Raeanne Allen, D-W 130 4.19

Savannah Matthews, M-S 185 4.02

Emily Meidel, BHRA 103 3.96

Allie Trame, STM 112 3.86

Area history, Sept. 19, 2018

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1918, voters were asked to approve a ballot measure in the fall to raise money to build hard roads across the state. The bonds would be paid off from motor vehicle license fees.

Area boys' soccer leaders: Sept. 18, 2018

GOALS

PLAYER, SCHOOL GOALS

Diego Camarena, Iroquois West 33

Luke Rudolph, Monticello 23

Drew Reifsteck, BHRA 17

Santiago Rodriguez, Ch. Central 16

Angel Barajas, Iroquois West 15

Dawson Rogers, Oakwood/SF 14

Reynaldo Zarco, Ch. Central 14

Caleb Bleich, Fisher/GCMS 13

Joe Sellett, STM 12

Area history, Sept. 18, 2018

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1918, after Mildred Buckles of Champaign enlisted in the Navy, she was appointed a corporal over a company of women stenographers serving in the Great War.

Single-vehicle accident blocks lane of I-57 near Champaign

CHAMPAIGN — State police were on the scene of a single-vehicle accident with injuries early Tuesday morning on Interstate 57 just south of Champaign.