Boys Soccer

Boys Soccer

HS Soccer: Mahomet-Seymour vs Danville

 Mahomet-Seymour Boys Soccer vs Danville High School, Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Mahomet-Seymour Soccer Field. 

Prep highlights: Centennial authors goal-line stand in victory

In football

Centennial 35, Peoria Manual 34. The Chargers' defense stopped a two-point conversion attempt with 1:16 left in the game to edge Peoria Manual in a Big 12 Conference showdown played at Peoria on Thursday night.

The Chargers jumped out to an early 21-0 lead before the Rams crawled back into the game.

Athletes of the Week ... and friends

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

Jake Sellett | St. Thomas More soccer

Tigers showing their stripes

URBANA — The season-ending loss a year ago was crushing, but the dreams for several members of an Urbana boys' soccer team that had designs on a run to state a year ago weren't diminished with a sectional semifinal defeat.

Prep highlights: Oakwood sweeps past Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin

In volleyball

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Hoopeston Area 0. The host Trojans cruised to a 25-14, 25-16 Vermilion Valley Conference win. Sarah Porter (10 kills, eight digs, four aces), Maddie Buhr (eight kills, three blocks) and Madi Gayheart (12 assists) sparked A-P (10-5) against the Cornjerkers (0-11).

Sept. 22 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 2:00pm

Will the bye week make a difference for Illinois football when it returns to action Sept. 29 against Nebraska? Is that a winnable game given the Cornhuskers' struggles? On the high school side, which teams and players are the ones to watch with postseason play approaching? Anything is fair game in sports editor Matt Daniels' weekly chat, which gets going at 2 p.m. on Friday.

Sept. 21 Prep sports chat

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:30pm

This week pushes area high school football teams past the halfway point of the season. Some teams are in good position for a postseason berth. Others have work to do. And speaking of the postseason, it's rapidly approaching for every other fall sport. Which of our area teams might have the best shot at some hardware?

Area prep boys' soccer stats

GOALS

PLAYER, SCHOOL GOALS

Colin Budd, ALAH 23

Joe Hoffman, St. Thomas More 20

Drew Reifsteck, BHRA 20

Rahi Miraftab-Salo, Urbana Uni 18

Alec Johnson, Fisher/GCMS 16

Kevin Sanchez, Danville 13

Caleb Bleich, Fisher/GCMS 12

Santiago Rodriguez, Champaign Central 12

Paul D'Angelo, Urbana Uni 11

N-G Top 10: Boys' soccer: Unity makes latest poll

TEAM W-L PREV. COMMENT

1. Urbana 8-2-1 1 Tigers host Danville at 6 p.m. today.

2. Uni High 12-2-1 2 Outscored foes 34-3 in last three wins.

3. St. Thomas More 13-2-1 3 STM currently on four-game win streak.

4. Mahomet-Seymour 8-2-1 5 Bulldogs haven't lost since Sept. 2.

5. Danville 6-4 4 Three road matches this week.

Prep Highlights: Unity has reason to celebrate

In volleyball