Boys Golf

Boys Golf

Future of Villa Grove/Heritage co-op murky

The Villa Grove/Heritage co-op is up for renewal in the spring, but both districts want different things from the co-op moving forward.

Heritage Superintendent Tom Davis said his district would like the co-op to be a full co-op and include volleyball, common colors and a common mascot.

N-G All-Area Boys' Golf: Meet the 2016 team

First team
NAME    SCHOOL    YEAR

N-G Boys' Golf Coach of Year 2016: Central's Jeff Butts

Why he’s Coach of the Year: The Maroons finished seventh in Class 2A, and they did it without a singular star. On any given day, any of Champaign Central’s six varsity golfers could top the team score. A regional championship plaque also was added to the school’s trophy case.

N-G All-Area Boys' Golf: 2016 final leaders

Name, School    Rnds    Avg.
Chopra, University High    18    35.2
C. Miller, Arcola    18    35.5
Ellis, Sullivan    21    37.6
L. Richardson, Tri-County    24    38.0

N-G Boys' Golfer of Year: Chopra ready for next test

URBANA — The halfcourt scrimmage became heated as Uni High basketball practice neared its end at Kenney Gym on Tuesday, and senior Varun Chopra was among the most vocal players.

Athletes of the Week: William Powell and Faith Houston

William Powell

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State golf: Chopra fourth

BLOOMINGTON — Varun Chopra was 3 shots away from the top spot in Saturday’s Class 1A boys’ golf state tournament at Prairie Vista Golf Course, but his fourth-place finish made him a two-time all-stater.

Chopra fired a final-round 77, giving him a two-day score of 149. The winner, Byron’s Trent Snodgrass, shot a final 76 and compiled an overall 146 score.

Chopra second at state golf after one round

BLOOMINGTON — Varun Chopra knows a golf state championship can’t be won on the first day of the tournament. Tied for the lead through one round last year, the Urbana Uni High standout and Illinois commit finished second.

State golf: By the numbers

A by-the-numbers look on what to watch:

Tuesday's prep highlights: Hayasaki qualifies for state

In girls’ golf

■ At Springfield. Champaign Central golfer Mia Hayasaki carded a 10-over-par 82 at the IHSA sectional tournament to advance to state. Central’s Mackenzie McCoy shot an 89 and tied for 22nd. Alaea Francis’ round of 109 tied for 77th. Centennial’s top golfer, Claire Sherrick, also shot a 109.

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