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FINAL: Friday night football scoreboard 10/12/2012

Here is where we will post in-game high school football scores during the fall 2012 season.

SVC turns down Monticello, Unity

RANTOUL — The Sangamon Valley Conference will not add new members any time soon. In a three-hour Wednesday meeting, the eight league principals voted not to accept applications for admission from Monticello, Unity and Dwight. In votes taken separately, none of the  schools received the required six votes to be admitted to the Sangamon Valley Conference.

Kroner's Week 8 football storylines

Milford: Win and Bearcats might  be in playoffs

Chart toppers: Football's playoff bubble teams, courtesy Fred Kroner

There are three sets of potential bubble teams: 1. Six schools that currently have five wins and need only to go 1-1 during the final two weeks to assure themselves of a playoff game; 2. Five schools with four wins. They still control their own destiny, if they capture victories each of the next two Fridays; and 3.

Bulletin Board: PBL's Overstreet steps aside

PAXTON — John Overstreet’s duties at Paxton-Buckley-Loda changed in late September. When he added activities director to his title as athletic director, he was asked to relinquish coaching duties.

Saturday's prep highlights: Hansen, Danville shine on court

In girls’ tennis

Memory Lane: Battle of Champaign

EACH WEEK, WE’LL TAKE A LOOK BACK AT A MEMORABLE MOMENT IN PREPS HISTORY, THANKS TO THE WORDS OF THE NEWS-GAZETTE

Big 12 roundup: Collier delivers for Danville; Urbana clinches playoff spot

CHAMPAIGN — If it’s important to play like you practice, then Danville’s Chris Collier would have been in trouble.
“I haven’t thrown a pass since two-a-days,” the Danville junior said.
For the second week in a row, however, Collier was summoned in relief at quarterback and helped the Vikings secure a 44-17 Big 12 Conference football win over Central on Friday at Tommy Stewart Field.

Unity rallies past rival — again

MONTICELLO — The streak lives on.

Unity’s Justin Deters hit wideout Derek Hooker in stride for a late fourth-quarter touchdown to rally the Rockets past Monticello 18-14 to spoil the Sages’ homecoming.

That's a wrap: A rundown of how area teams fared in Week 7

SJ-O    27
Watseka    19

WATSEKA — In a Sangamon Valley showdown, St. Joseph-Ogden saved its best for last.
Scoring 20 points in the fourth quarter, the Spartans remained undefeated and dealt their league rival a blow in the process.