All Prep Sports Content

All Prep Sports Content

Sangamon Valley preview

A preview of the Sangamon Valley Conference

Okaw Valley preview

A preview of the Okaw Valley Conference

Heart of Illinois preview

Heart of Illinois football preview

Preseason football polls

For the sixth consecutive year, prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner contacted every football coach from conferences in our area for their thoughts on the upcoming season. Here they are, league by league:

Vermilion Valley preview

A preview of the Vermilion Valley Conference

Little Okaw Valley preview

A preview of the Little Okaw Valley Conference

Volleyball preview: Area notes

Time and again, Champaign Central's Shelby Strang has passed one of the hardest tests in volleyball. She has successfully returned a spike attempt from an opposing player and put the ball in position where the Maroons' setter can do her job.

Strang "digs" volleyball like no other player in Central's volleyball history. She will soon become the school's first member of the 1,000-dig club (she has 985).

Volleyball preview: League polls

Coaches Corner

For the fifth consecutive year, prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner contacted every volleyball coach from conferences in our area for their thoughts on the season:

Volleyball preview: Key dates

Dates to remember

 

Volleyball preview: Top 50 players

News-Gazette preseason Nifty 50