Football

Football

That's a wrap: Monticello dominant again

A glance at the results of Friday's area Week 5 games:

Monticello 49, Bloomington CC 28

MONTICELLO — A 74-yard catch-and-run touchdown by Alek Bundy near the end of the first half and a 91-yard kick return score by the junior to start the second half turned a close game into a lopsided contest for the hosts.

'A gutsy' win for Mahomet-Seymour

MAHOMET — Mahomet-Seymour football coach Keith Pogue didn't know what to expect heading into this season from a young, inexperienced team that had talent to spare.

And to Pogue, Friday's 40-21 win over Mattoon typified that mindset. While mistakes existed, the Bulldogs recovered onside kicks, forced three interceptions and pulled away late.

Game of the Week: Mahomet-Seymour vs. Mattoon Football

Mahomet-Seymour pulled away late in a 40-21 win over its new Apollo Conference rival. Check out all of the highlights here.

The 'Gauntlet' no match for these Warriors

TUSCOLA — The Central Illinois Conference title is as up for grabs as in any year since the league's inaugural season in 2014, when eight teams broke away from the now-defunct Okaw Valley Conference.

Prep football 2017: Week 5 Helmet Stickers

Sports editor Matt Daniels hands out helmet stickers to five high school football players with noteworthy performances following Week 5 of the regular season.

High school football scoreboard: Sept. 21-23, 2017

A jam-packed Friday night of high school football took place after Centennial started Week 5 off with a 35-34 win against Peoria Manual at Peoria Stadium on Thursday night, thanks to a late defensive stand and impressive play from emergency quarterback Jaden Roberts-Thomas.

With Centennial already having played, 25 area games are on the docket for Friday night.

HS Football: M-S vs. Mattoon

Mahomet-Seymour vs. Mattoon in a prep football game at Mahomet-Seymour High School on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

Blue Devils keep holding steady

BISMARCK — Injuries to two key skill position players could deflate most small-school high school football programs.

Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin isn't like most small-school high school football programs, though.

Prep highlights: Centennial authors goal-line stand in victory

In football

Centennial 35, Peoria Manual 34. The Chargers' defense stopped a two-point conversion attempt with 1:16 left in the game to edge Peoria Manual in a Big 12 Conference showdown played at Peoria on Thursday night.

The Chargers jumped out to an early 21-0 lead before the Rams crawled back into the game.

Area prep football leaders: Week 5

RUSHING LEADERS
Player,School    Att    Yrds    TD    AVG
Lahey, B-H/R-A    107    1075    14    10.0
Migut, Unity    63    681    11    10.8