Area athletes commit to DACC
DANVILLE – At least three area athletes are expected to join what could be at least an 11-person recruiting class for Danville Area Community College women's basketball coach Lyle Hicks.
BLOOMINGTON – Eighteen area schools will have representatives in Friday's Class 1A or 2A boys' or girls' indoor state track and field meets, sponsored by the Illinois Prep Top Times.
Player of the Year Adrienne GodBold headlines the 31st News-Gazette All-State Girls' Basketball team. Here are the lists:
CHICAGO – She hasn't yet played a basketball game for the University of Illinois, but Adrienne GodBold already is trying to have an impact on the program's future.
The Chicago Marshall senior is displaying many of the same traits that made Dee Brown a wildly popular fan favorite during his four years on campus. GodBold has a similar magnetic personality and is trying to encourage some of the nation's other premier players to become her teammate.
The first team
Area Players of the Year
BISMARCK – Hannah Ohl never intended for her uniform number to be a graphic representation of her goal in basketball.
"My favorite number is 13 and I always wore No. 13 in previous years," the Bismarck-Henning senior said. "Once I got into high school, the only sport where I could get No. 13 was volleyball, so I took it.
Members of the 32nd N-G All-Area girls' basketball team
Girls' basketball all-conference teams
Their teams not known for threes
NORMAL – The three-point shot wasn't the primary offensive weapon for the Centennial or Mahomet-Seymour girls' basketball teams this season.