N-G Teams of the Week
Susan Kentner has built a powerhouse in Vermilion County, the Blue Devils racking up five straight county titles. B-H last week won its regional to run its winning streak to 17 matches, an impressive feat no matter who you're playing against. It's a program that can serve as a model for others in the area, one built on integrity and consistency.
URBANA UNI BOYS' CROSS-COUNTRY
The Illineks captured their first sectional crown in the sport since 1984 when they won the event at PBL on Saturday. Uni has a top-notch runner at No. 1 (Malcolm Taylor) and a solid pack that finished within 53 seconds of one another. With another strong effort at the state meet in Peoria, it wouldn't be surprising to see the Illineks take home a trophy
ST. THOMAS MORE VOLLEYBALL
The Sabers' athletic teams have had an autumn to remember. They added another chapter Saturday when the volleyball team stopped St. Joseph-Ogden 25-23, 25-23 to capture their first regional championship in the sport. Across the board, STM's teams are beginning to emerge as major players in the state
Yes, the Vikings' season ended with a 7-0 loss against Big 12 co- champion Normal Community. But the Vikings couldn't have done themselves more proud in defeat. They had a huge edge in first downs and total yards but couldn't find a way into the end zone. No matter. The future is bright. Danville's one of the teams to beat in 2009.