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Athletes of the Week

Jack Plunk, Blue Ridge, Senior, Basketball

Recently: Scored 35 points in a double-OT regional semifinal and added 33 points and eight assists in a regional title-game win.

I'm driving ... a Honda Civic.

I'm always texting ... my brother Christopher. He's a senior at Illinois.

Teams of the Week



Regional champions have a deceiving 17-14 record. Seven of the regular season losses were to opponents that captured regional titles last week.



Central's Stewart keeps his eyes on prize, takes third

WINNETKA – When Sam Stewart dived into the water Saturday at the state finals, goggles – as always – covered his eyes.

When the Champaign Central swimmer came up to take his first stroke, they had slipped down to his chin.

Skelton wins state diving crown

WINNETKA – When Kegan Skelton recounts details of his state diving title in the years to come, surely the tale will include his suit's malfunction.

Specifically, the drawstring that broke as the Centennial senior was getting suited up in the New Trier High School locker room minutes before the start of warmup dives on Saturday.

Centennial's Skelton on brink of state title

WINNETKA – Three dives away from his first state championship, Kegan Skelton isn't feeling much pressure.

Skelton diving right in

CHAMPAIGN – Kegan Skelton has been climbing the diving ladder – figuratively as well as literally – at the state meet since he was a freshman.

Bulletin Board: Waybright dives into finale

CHAMPAIGN – After nearly four decades of developing some of the state's best high school divers, Don Waybright will be on the pool deck as a Centennial coach for the final time this weekend.

Chart toppers: Best area hopes at state swimming & diving

Today's topic:

Best area hopes for this weekend's IHSA boys' swimming and diving state meet, courtesy Jeff Huth

No. 1

Kegan Skelton, Centennial