Tuesday's highlights: Dahlke paces M-S volleyball

In volleyball

Arthur-Lovington 2, Chrisman 0. KARLY GOODMAN had 12 kills and SHERELLE COLLER had 18 assists for the host Lancers in a 25-12, 26-24 win. BRETT BISHOP had eight kills and five blocks for the Cardinals.

Saturday's prep highlights: Schuring paces A-L/A-H football

In cross-country

Normal West Invite. Paced by fourth-place finisher REIS DeSANTIS, Centennial finished third in the team standings. AARON MILLER was seventh and ALEC SHEDELBOWER was 12th for the Chargers.

In the girls' race, Centennial's REBECCA KAEFRING was third and JAKI VIPOND 10th.

In football

Thursday's prep highlights: Centennial starts with sweep

In volleyball

St. Thomas More 2, Urbana 0. The Sabers outbattled visiting Urbana 25-18, 25-20 behind Lexi Wallen's nine kills and Katie Kulas' five service aces and five kills. Alayana Jackson had five kills and three blocks for the Tigers, who received seven kills from Kelsea Bishop.

Memory Lane: Chrisman Cowchip Classic


This week: Labor Day around these parts usually means it's time for the Chrisman Cowchip Classic

Date: Sept. 4, 2005

Headline: Hilltopper wearing it well

Wednesday's prep highlights: PBL runners sparkle

In cross-country

At Paxton. Paxton-Buckley-Loda won the boys' and girls' team titles at its own invitational. AUDREY BLOOMQUIST was fourth to lead the Panthers in the girls' race. Schlarman's JESSE HAHNE won the boys' race. PBL's HAYDEN YOUNG, NICK PORTER and GRANT IVERSON finished second through fourth, respectively, in the boys' race.

Tuesday's prep highlights: Wallen shines for Sabers

In volleyball

Bloomington 2, STM 1. Lexi Wallen had 18 kills and 14 digs for visiting St. Thomas More in a 23-25, 25-18, 25-11 loss. Hannah Murray contributed 20 assists and 12 digs for the Sabers.

Career path keeping Lee on the move

FITHIAN — Cameron Lee is the All-Star of the All-Stars.

The recent Oakwood High School graduate is well-credentialed.

Last weekend, he was the starting right tackle for the victorious East squad in its 24-23 victory in the Order of the Eastern Star game in Decatur.

Girls' Athlete of Year: SJ-O's Chelsea Blaase

We asked Chelsea Blaase to describe what high school sports meant to her. She said:

Boys' Athlete of Year: Monticello's Steve Schroeder

We asked Steve Schroeder to describe what high school sports meant to him. He said:

Through such a simple act came so much opportunity and growth.

Preps Year In Review: Blaase, Schroeder show way

What a school year! State championship teams, state championship individuals, top-ranked teams. Underclassmen who have already committed to Division I universities. Athletes who are being wooed by Division I coaches. Some memories are still vivid in our minds. Some had almost been forgotten.