Cross Country

Cross Country

'The University of Illinois is where I belong’

CHAMPAIGN — Two years ago, Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond senior Logan Hall posted an Instagram photo of himself on the state meet podium next to then-Oakwood runner Jon Davis.

Charting their own course

Bulldogs could be in for a special season

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?

A league of her own

TUSCOLA — Jordan Harmon's 15- to 20-yard lead throughout most of Saturday's Tuscola Cross- Country Classic may have looked comfortable. But it wasn't.

Lurking behind her was the two-time defending Class 1A 800-meter champion, Uni High senior Arielle Summitt. And for the Unity junior, that was enough to keep her from relaxing.

Tuscola Classic Boys & Girls Cross Country

Tuscola Classic Boys and Girls Cross Country Meet, Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Wimple Park in Tuscola. 

Prep Area Cross-country leaders

Boys Leaders

(3-mile courses)

Runner, School Time

Lo. Hall, ALAH 14:49

G. Dixon, Monticello 15:20

Hodge, Mahomet-Seymour 15:42

Powell, Mahomet-Seymour 15:42

Moreman, Danville 15:46

Fortune, Mahomet-Seymour 15:50

Carter, Urbana 15:53

Williamss-Davis, Danville 15:58

Prep highlights: STM volleyball sweeps Mahomet-Seymour

In Volleyball

Danville 2, Peoria Manual 0. The Vikings amassed 21 aces, including six from Jazzmyn Hicks and five more apiece from Kaitlin Loewenstein, Jaliyah Bankhead, and Audrey Hyde. Kelsey Wendell finished with three blocks and three digs as the Vikings won 25-5, 25-10.