Each Wednesday, prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner will review volleyball action from the previous week:
CHAMPAIGN – Shelby Strang had 12 kills for Champaign Central in its 25-23, 25-17 win against Danville on Tuesday night in Big 12 Conference action.
RANTOUL – The best way to gauge a team's development is to compare previous results against the same opponent.
Rantoul's Eagles are showing their progress on the court.
Each Wednesday, prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner will review volleyball action from the previous week.
VILLA GROVE – And then, there was one:
One school without a roster listing in the program;
MAHOMET – Jillian Ryan had 18 digs to lead Mahomet-Seymour to a 25-23, 25-23 win against Prairie Central in Corn Belt volleyball play Thursday.
Dani Bunch added eight kills, three blocks, 16 digs and six service points for the Bulldogs. Corrie Magrini had 20 assists for M-S.
BISMARCK – Two sisters who were not born when their grandmother died will play volleyball against one another tonight in the gymnasium where the funeral was held.
The match between Bismarck-Henning and Hoopeston Area will take place three days before the 20th anniversary of Sara Eells' death from breast cancer at age 51.
Each Wednesday, prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner will review volleyball action from the previous week
URBANA – With the volleyball match on the line, Urbana found itself in position to win.
Junior middle hitter Mariah Burgess rotated to the front row Tuesday night with Danville holding a 19-16 third-set lead. That was the position which would best serve Urbana for its comeback bid.
DANVILLE – Michelle Wong earned tournament MVP honors to lead Urbana University High to first place at the Danville Christ Lutheran Crusader Invitational.
Wong compiled 84 assists, 18 digs and 10 aces in tournament play.