Cross Country

Cross Country

Athletes of the Week ... and their friends

Shanice Garbutt | Danville cross-country

Why she's our Athlete of the Week: The junior shattered a school record by 31 seconds when she finished third at the Class 2A First to Finish Invite last Saturday at Detweiller Park in Peoria with a time of 17 minutes, 19 seconds. He broke the previous mark of 17:50 set by Mercedes Elliott in 2012.

Prep Highlights: Maroons place first

In volleyball

Faces of Fall 2017: Boys Cross Country

The Faces of Fall 2017: Boys Cross Country- Over 350 high school athletes showed up at the News-Gazette photo studio on Sunday August 28th for the Faces of Fall photo shoot.

Faces of Fall 2017: Girls Cross Country

The Faces of Fall 2017: Girls Cross Country - Over 350 high school athletes showed up at the News-Gazette photo studio on Sunday August 28th for the Faces of Fall photo shoot.

Athletes of the Week ... and their friends

Danville cross-country's Michael Moreman (and his teammates)

Sept. 7 Prep sports chat

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:30pm

The high school football season will be a third of the way complete after this season. Which teams have made an early statement? Who finds themselves in an early hole? What other teams and athletes are playing well so far this fall? After Danville guard Kendle Moore's commitment to Drake, who might be the next area high school athlete to go D-I?

Sept. 8 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 2:00pm

It might be just the first full week of September, but The News-Gazette sports staff is knee deep in Illinois and area high school athletics. What teams have stood out through the first few weeks? Which developing storylines might be of the most importance as the fall seasons progress? Who are the early breakout players?

Prep Highlights: Oakwood wins home opener

In football

Oakwood 55, Pawnee 6. The host Comets (2-0) had little difficulty in their home opener, leading 34-0 at halftime and cruising to a nonconference win.

In volleyball