Cross Country

Cross Country

Prep pulse: Sept. 17, 2018

Our first-ever radio show dedicated entirely to high school football has gotten off to a roaring start.

Through three episodes of the "Loman-Ray Insurance Prep Football Confidential" series, Jim Rossow and I have chatted with coaches and athletes from 18 different area schools — and we have many more to go.

Cross-country leaders: September 13, 2018



G. Dixon, Monticello 15:30

Powll, Mahomet-Seymour 15:30

Lalwani, Uni High 15:55

Moreman, Danville 15:59

Manolakes, Centennial 16:05

Oakley, Danville 16:11

Hile, Danville 16:13

Hall, AL/AH 16:16

Brewer, Bement 16:21

Kraatz, Uni High 16:21

Tuesday's highlights: Rodriquez leads Maroons with hat trick

In volleyball

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Schlarman 0. Hope Hambleton tallied 14 assists and Sarah Porter added 11 kills and 10 digs to give the Trojans (5-4, 3-0) a 25-19, 25-19 Vermilion Valley Conference win at home over the Hilltoppers (4-7, 0-2).

Monday's prep highlights: BHRA ends Fisher/GCMS' soccer run

In volleyball

Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond 2, Sullivan 0. Taylor Powell posted a well-rounded effort of seven kills, three aces and two digs as the Knights (6-5) turned away the Redskins (0-8) by a 25-12, 25-14 score in non-league play. Makenzie Brown added three kills, two aces, a dig and a block for ALAH.

Saturday's prep highlights: Maroons volleyball captures title

In football

Orrick (Mo.) 68, Judah Christian 6. Joe Myhre returned a kickoff 54 yards in the second quarter for the lone touchdown by the Tribe (1-1) in an 8-man football game loss in Shelbyville, Mo.

In volleyball

Likas | Salt Fork's Rogers stays busy as three-sport fall athlete

Even in an era of specialization, multi-sport high school athletes aren't impossible to find. That's especially true in east central Illinois' smaller communities.

What Dawson Rogers is undertaking goes a step further.

Cross-country leaders (As of Sept. 6, 2018)


Boys Leaders

(3-mile courses)


G. Dixon, Monticello 15:30

Powell, Mahomet-Seymour 15:30

Moreman, Danville 16:09

Hall, AL/AH 16:16

Manolakes, Centennial 16:26

Hile, Danville 16:29

Lalwani, Uni High 16:32

Tuesday's prep highlights: Bowie, Kirby lead Sabers in local bout

In volleyball

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Westville 0.

Hope Hambleton tallied eight points, two aces, 13 assists and 10 digs in a convincing 25-16, 25-16 victory for the Trojans (3-4, 1-0) over their Vermilion Valley Conference foe. Madison Brown notched 14 digs for the visiting Tigers (1-2, 0-1).