Boys Soccer

Boys Soccer

2017 All-Area Boys' Soccer

All-Area Boys Soccer shoot, Sunday, November 19, 2017, Champaign, Illinois.

Playoff loss marks end of Urbana boys' soccer coach's 32-year career

URBANA — The emotions hadn't sunken in yet for Urbana boys' soccer coach Randy Blackman, who joked around quietly with his assistants after giving a somber postgame speech no different from the ones he's given in years past following Friday's 2-0 loss to Chatham-Glenwood in the Class 2A Urbana Sectional final.

VIDEO: The plays that swung Urbana's boys soccer sectional title loss

Urbana had its chances but couldn't pull of a sectional title comeback. Check out five plays that swung Chatham-Glenwood's 2-0 win in the Class 2A Urbana Sectional championship.

HS 2A Soccer Sectional: Urbana vs. Chatham Glenwood

Urbana lost 2-0 to Chatham Glenwood in Class 2A sectional championship match at McKinley Field in Urbana on Friday Oct. 27, 2017.

Whether rain or shine, Urbana boys' soccer answers the bell

URBANA — The weather conditions on Tuesday evening might have prevented some of Randy Blackman's previous Urbana boys' soccer teams from playing.

Uni High boys fall in soccer super-sectional

EAST PEORIA ­— Omeed Mir­af­tab-Salo took a dribble to the corner of the box, fired a shot into the upper netting and ran to the bench to emphatically high-five each of his teammates with 29 minutes left in the first half of Tuesday night’s Class 1A Peoria Christian Super-Sectional.

HS 2A Soccer Sectional: Urbana vs. Rochester

Urbana defeated Rochester 2-0 in a Class 2A sectional semifinal match at McKinley Field in Urbana on Tuesday Oct. 24, 2017.

Area prep boys' soccer stats



Joe Hoffman, St. Thomas More 43

Colin Budd, ALAH 36

Rahi Miraftab-Salo, Urbana Uni 36

Drew Reifsteck, BHRA 31

Chase Stiner, St. Joseph-Ogden 25

Austin Carr, Mahomet-Seymour 24

Paul D'Angelo, Urbana Uni 22

Kevin Sanchez, Danville 21

Francisco Andrade, Centennial 20

Urbana has championship pedigree

CHAMPAIGN — A piece of the blueprint to containing the Urbana boys' soccer team's offensive attack became clear late in Saturday's Class 2A Champaign Central Regional final match.

Don't foul the Tigers within shooting range.

Class 2A Regional Boys Soccer:Urbana vs Centennial

Class 2A Regional Title Match featuring Urbana vs Centennial, Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Franklin Field. The Tigers defeated the Chargers 4-0.