RANTOUL – Chris Wagner didn't recognize Golden Hairston the first time he spotted the junior this fall, but the Rantoul boys' basketball coach liked what he saw.
URBANA – Lisa Boyce always has picked up on things pretty easily. She's always had a talent for seeing something once and almost immediately knowing how to conquer it.
The Urbana University High School junior began her swimming career at 3 and was in the pool competitively – and winning – at 5. That's about a year after her early entry into grade school. She tested out of a year of high school at Uni High, meaning the 14-year-old will start college (hopefully at UC Berkeley) at 16.
EVANSTON — Lisa Boyce’s first season as a high school swimmer ended in impressive fashion.
Boyce, the Urbana University High junior who competed for the Illineks for the first time this fall, finished fifth Saturday in the 100-yard backstroke at the state swimming and diving meet.
Cetin 'not happy' with diving results
By The News-Gazette
EVANSTON – Until this season, Urbana University High junior Lisa Boyce had never competed for her high school team.
Boyce spent her time in the pool as a member of the Champaign County Heat. She changed her mind this year and decided to join the Illineks for the fall season.
Girls' state swimming meet: Area Individual Qualifiers
Central wins title, sends large group to state meet
CHAMPAIGN – For Norah Cetin, Saturday was a very good day.
CHAMPAIGN – She has one of the most recognizable surnames in Champaign-Urbana.
Hobbs & Co. roll to league title; Chargers third
DANVILLE – On a landmark day for Danville High School, Mamie Hobbs and Champaign Central stole the show at the Big 12 Conference girls' swimming and diving meet Saturday.
NORMAL – Centennial diver Norah Cetin set a pool record in the 1-meter event Tuesday to help the Chargers beat Normal West 105-80.
Cetin scored 255.95 points with her dives.