Boys Golf

Boys Golf

Maroons, Sabers finish out strong

NORMAL — The goal to win a state championship didn't materialize for the Champaign Central boys' golf team.

Nor the St. Thomas More girls' golf team.

But their final-day performances on Saturday at their respective state tournaments left both coaches of their respective programs more than pleased.

Prep Highlights: Maroons' rally falls short

In football

Central's date with state awaits

Get to know more about the Champaign Central boys' golf team — from left, (front row) Noah Brunson, Sam Watts, Justin McCoy and coach Mike Osterbur; (back row) Conor Butts, Hayden Cekander and Cage Sestak — before the Maroons tee off at the Class 2A state tournament today in Normal:

Maroons are going back for more

SAVOY — The cell phone Mike Osterbur carried with him on Monday started heating up once Justin McCoy did, too.

Osterbur, Champaign Central's boys' golf coach, doubled as the official scorer during Monday's Class 2A sectional the Maroons hosted at the University of Illinois Orange Course.

HS Golf: Central boys reach state

Area teams compete in the IHSA Class 2A Champaign Central Sectional at the University of Illinois Orange Course in Savoy on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. The host Maroons won the team title to advance to state.

A reluctant golfer is now breaking records

MONTICELLO — Noah Wright didn't like golf as a 12-year-old.

That's why he was bummed out when his mother decided to buy the restaurant at the same country club where his father worked as a golf pro. It meant that he had to spend all day every day at the country club.

Prep highlights: Andrade, Centennial win big over Rantoul

In football
Lawrenceville 14, Blue Ridge 8. The host Knights kept it close, but couldn't pull out a nonconference win, falling to 2-5 on the season and getting eliminated from the playoffs in the process.

In girls' golf

Athletes of the Week ... and their friends: Oct. 4, 2017

This school year, we're giving our weekly honorees a chance to show off their teammates. This week:

Isabelle Shelmadine (here with her teammates on Tuesday)

Tuscola volleyball

Advancing to the sectional round

MAHOMET — The good news for Mike Osterbur is the walk from Savoy to his home in Tolono isn't too far.

If the Champaign Central boys' golf coach chooses to opt for that mode of transportation next Monday.

Prep highlights: Rockets knock off rival SJ-O in volleyball

In volleyball

LOVC NW Tournament
Sangamon Valley 2, Cerro Gordo 0. Anna Peter had five kills and Sydney Walker managed four kills, but the Broncos (10-13) lost 13-25, 12-25 in the title match in Bement.