Boys Golf

Sebens, Keenan lead familiar faces at UI Open

SAVOY — For about a three-week stretch early this spring, Corbin Sebens didn’t swing a golf club. It was during that time, however, that the 2008 Monticello graduate says his game took a step in a positive direction.

Salt Fork product claims NJCAA golf title

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Parkland College sophomore David Keenan made history Friday.

Keenan carded a 1-under-par 71 at Goose Pond Colony to win the NJCAA Division II tournament, becoming the first Cobras golfer to accomplish the feat.

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URBANA — Senior Cameron Mammen, who won all 33 of his wrestling matches as a senior, was chosen as the Class 2A Outstanding Wrestler by the Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association. He received his award Sunday at the all-state banquet in Countryside.

Prep notebook: Bloch scores high marks

Bloch enters elite group

Boys' Golf Coach of the Year: B-H's Terry French

Coach of the Year:
Bismarck-Henning’s Terry French

Boys' Golfer of the Year: B-H's Andy Bott

BISMARCK — Andy Bott is not certain how it got started, not certain why he started hitting a golf ball from the left side.

Not sure either why he writes with his right hand or throws a baseball with his left hand or shoots a basketball with his left hand.

He’s even less sure why he serves a tennis ball with his left hand but shifts the racquet to his right for a forehand shot.

Saturday's highlights: Rainy day for state golf

Heavy rain and occasional thunderstorms forced the cancellation of the final round of the IHSA boys’ golf state tournaments on Saturday in the Bloomington-Normal area.
The girls’ tournaments in Decatur were plagued by soggy weather, too, but were completed after delays.

Monday's prep highlights: Peavler, Thompson lead golf contingent

In boys’ golf
At Savoy. One year ago, Brock Peavler fell 1 stroke short of qualifying for the state tournament. The Rantoul/PBL senior took the memory of that near miss onto the University of Illinois Orange Course on Monday.
“He’s been looking forward to this thing for about 365 days,” Eagles coach Travis Flesner said.

Boys Golf: 2A Sectional at Savoy

The IHSA 2A (Champaign Centennial) Sectional was held at the UI Orange Course on Monday Oct. 8, 2012.

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