BLOOMINGTON — Varun Chopra knew as soon as his par putt on the 18th hole lipped out that his state-title chances had evaporated.
BLOOMINGTON — Get a good night’s sleep and a good meal in his system.
Oh, and finish some homework.
Westville finished third at the Class 1A Schlarman Regional behind a strong all-around performance, with Nick Pinter posting an 80, Tyler Strako carding an 82 and Anthony Glass coming in with an 89.
Six honored by Urbana athletics
Four former multi-sport athletes were inducted into the Urbana Hall of Fame last Friday during halftime of the Tigers’ football game against Peoria Notre Dame.
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10-13-15 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast. Matt Daniels and Anthony Zilis review a very exciting week seven of High School Football and preview week 8 as the season is nearing the playoffs. The guys also have a few comments on other fall sports in the area.
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The high school football season is winding down. What area teams have clinched playoff berths? What teams can make a deep run in the playoffs? How about boys' golf? Which area individual has a good shot at taking home a state title this weekend? Will the Uni High soccer team lose again?
In boys’ golf
■ At El Paso. While Urbana Uni High junior Varun Chopra was winning medalist honors by 7 shots on Monday, after a 70 at a Class 1A sectional, Bismarck-Henning’s all-underclassmen team secured the school’s fourth state berth in the past five years.
Area boys’ and girls’ golfers — a total of 125 — are slated to tee off Monday in a quest to reach the state tournament this weekend. For boys, the destination is Bloomington-Normal. The girls will try to make the trek east to Decatur.