Athletes of the Week

Athletes of the Week

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Athletes of the Week

Tyler Buhs

GCMS senior, Baseball

Recently: Helped the Falcons to a five-win week. He pitched an eight-inning, three-hit shutout (10 strikeouts) in a 1-0 win against Woodland-Flanagan-Cornell. He also hit a home run in a 4-0 win against Deer Creek-Mackinaw.

Athletes of the Week

Doug Kyrouac

Champaign Central senior, baseball

Recently: had hits in 13 consecutive at-bats, a state record, which covered parts of four games.

Quote: "It's always been fun; sometimes the hits just fall."

My favorite band is ... Third Eye Blind.

My favorite athlete is ... Archie Manning.

My hero outside of athletics is ... Itch Jones.

If I were not competing I would be ... doing more with scholastic bowl.

Athletes of the Week

Ryan Anderson

Salt Fork junior, Basketball

Recent accomplishments: He scored a game-high 24 points in the Storm's sectional championship-game victory against Macon Meridian.

Quote: "It was a good night. I was hitting my shots after being in a bit of a slump, and my teammates had to carry the load."

My most memorable moment in athletics is ... winning state in eighth grade.

My favorite subject is ... U.S. history.

My favorite movie is ... "Law Abiding Citizen."

Athletes of the Week

Cameron Mammen and Jeni Free


Athletes of the Week

Salt Fork junior Joel Learnard and Champaign Central senior Kierra Robinson are our Athletes of the Week:


Athletes of the Week

GCMS/Fisher senior wrestler Guy Kirby and St. Joseph-Ogden senior basketball player Rachael Graham are our Athletes of the Week:


Athletes of the Week

Georgetown-Ridge Farm sophomore Korie Vire and Centennial freshman Katelynn Martinez are our Athletes of the Week:

Athletes of the Week

Rantoul junior wrestler Isaiah Butts and St. Thomas  More senior basketball player Gina Hinders are our Athletes of the Week: