Fisher, BHRA football debut in 2018 AP polls

Both Fisher and Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin cracked their respective top 10s in the latest Associated Press prep football polls, which came out Tuesday afternoon.

The Bunnies and Blue Devils checked in at No. 9 in Class 1A and 2A. Both teams are off to a 4-0 start this year.

N-G football Top 10: Sept. 18, 2018

The season is at the halfway point, and preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS is back with his latest area rankings of top teams:


1. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, 4-0 (1)

Falcons cruised past Fieldcrest and have allowed just 18 points thus far. Major test this week with Fisher.

Prep pulse: Sept. 17, 2018

Our first-ever radio show dedicated entirely to high school football has gotten off to a roaring start.

Through three episodes of the "Loman-Ray Insurance Prep Football Confidential" series, Jim Rossow and I have chatted with coaches and athletes from 18 different area schools — and we have many more to go.

Rockets football stuck in reverse

ST. JOSEPH — Little to no noise emanated from the visiting bleachers at St. Joseph-Ogden's football field by the time Friday night's game wrapped up.

Unity fans seemed more shocked than upset.

A 38-14 loss at the hands of rival SJ-O in Week 4 placed the Rockets in a stunning situation: Win out or miss the postseason.

2018 football, volleyball, boys' soccer schedules/results


Aug. 25    vs. South Beloit        W 42-0        1-0

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The Champaign Central football team trickled into Tommy Stewart Fieldhouse at McKinley Field three Saturdays ago, hours before the sun rose to the smell of breakfast burritos.

HS Football: Champaign Central vs. Urbana

Champaign Central beat Urbana 42-14 at Tommy Stewart Field to win the Twin City Championship trophy Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Champaign.

High school football scoreboard: Sept. 14-15, 2018

No high school football team was able to clinch a playoff spot with a win this weekend.

Colin Likas' Helmet Stickers: Week 4 2018

Preps coordinator Colin Likas' latest edition of Helmet Stickers honors athletes from Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, Oakwood, Argenta-Oreana, Watseka and St. Joseph-Ogden.

Unity at St. Joseph-Ogden football highlights

Video highlights from a prep football game between Unity and St. Joseph-Ogden, with postgame reaction from Spartans coach Shawn Skinner and Rockets coach Scott Hamilton.