Retiring executive sports editor Fred Kroner has seen a lot in his 34 years at The News-Gazette. Each Sunday until his last day, he'll share his most memorable stories:
Every day, it seems, is a memorable day for me. Maybe that’s because I still enjoy the job I do, even after four decades.
In girls’ basketball
■ Iroquois West 65, Herscher 44. Ariel Medina had 15 points and Grace Schroeder had 14 as Iroquois West recovered from a first-quarter deficit to beat Herscher in the championship game of the eight-team Raider Classic on Wednesday at Gilman. The Raiders (11-2) hit seven three-point shots.
Here's your final chance of 2014 to ask Executive Sports editor Fred Kroner your high school-related questions. Ask any time and he'll answer Thursday, starting at 12:30 p.m.
FISHER — Thirteen new members were inducted into the Fisher High School Athletic Hall of Fame last Saturday.
TEAM (PREVIOUS) RECORD
1. St. Thomas More (1) 11-1 For the holidays ... State Farm Classic, Bloomington-N.
2. Monticello (2) 6-0 For the holidays ... Monticello Holiday Tournament
3. Schlarman (3) 6-1 For the holidays ... Peoria Manual Tournament
MAHOMET-SEYMOUR BOYS’ BASKETBALL
Coach Chad Benedict’s short-handed team (5-2) prevailed twice — including an eight-point win at Normal University High — with Conner Diedrich and Jack Rettig averaging 20 points per game for the week.
OAKWOOD GIRLS’ BASKETBALL