All Miscellaneous Content

All Miscellaneous Content

Bulletin board: GCMS adds to Hall

GIBSON CITY — Three former Gibson City athletes are receiving a second Hall of Fame invitation.

Question of the Week: Would M-S be a good fit for the Big 12?

Staff writer TONY BLEILL SAYS ... Why NOT?

I think the Bulldogs would fit in well, perhaps better than they would expect. In terms of travel costs, it's a no-brainer. Mahomet-Seymour sits in the middle of the conference, with reasonable drives to Decatur, Danville and Bloomington-Normal.

Congrats to Uni soccer ...

Prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner's list of high school highlights from the recently completed week:

1. Urbana Uni High boy's soccer. The Illineks won their own four-team round-robin, outscoring the competition 15-2.

And the football trophy goes to ...

The lineup is not set. There's still time for the players to change.

The IHSA needs a new home for its annual eight-class football championships because the UI's Memorial Stadium will only be available on alternating years after 2012 due to late-season Illini football home games.

Girls' Athlete of Year: Lindsay Troike

When I look back on my high school career, it seems as though most of my memories revolve around sports. That is not to say that "sports were my life," but I enjoyed them while I participated and took from them precious moments that I will have forever. First and foremost, I remember the pride I felt putting on my Warriors jersey.

Kroner: Ruedi packs boat for college

CHAMPAIGN — Looking for a good fish story?

Daniel Ruedi can tell you a whopper.

Teams of the Week

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The top-ranked Hilltoppers (36-2) posted two one-run wins at sectionals to move into the school's first super-sectional and Elite Eight appearance in the sport.

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Bulletin board: Leach, IU class recognized

Leach, fellow recruits cited

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — An Indiana recruiting class that includes Centennial senior Morgan Leach was selected by to its highest honorable mention list.

Chart toppers: Teams to watch in spring 2012

No. 1

Centennial girls' soccer

If you think the Chargers are salty this year, just wait. Only two starters will graduate from the team that won the Class 2A sectional championship on Saturday. Plus, one can reasonably expect the Chargers will get a full season from a healthy Dagny Olson, which didn't happen in 2011.

Chat with Kroner — and listen to him, too

Each Thursday, prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner will answer any high school question that you might have. Wanna know why we cover the games we do? Why we don't cover others? Or tell us what we're missing.

Click here to reach Kroner. His chat starts at 12:30 p.m.