Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Prep highlights: Scott, Schlarman blast Rantoul

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At Saber Classic

Schlarman 61, Rantoul 27. Arieal Scott lit up the scoreboard with 32 points, including six three-pointers, to lead the Hilltoppers past the Eagles. Sierra Bell scored 10 points, and Laura Gross added nine points for the Hilltoppers. Mikala Hall led the way for the Eagles with 11 points.

Saber Classic: Schlarman vs. Rantoul

Schlarman vs. Rantoul in a game at the Saber Classic tournament at The High School of St. Thomas More in Champaign on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

Wednesday's prep highlights: Stoller sparks Cissna Park

CISSNA PARK — Addison Stoller had 16 points and nine rebounds as Cissna Park won its second girls’ basketball game in three days, 47-34 in Wednesday against Herscher in the Timberwolves’ tournament.

Lexi Knake had 12 points and Stephanie Fehr nine rebounds for Cissna Park, which led 16-3 after one quarter.

17-19-14 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast

17-19-14 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast: Play now!

11-19-14 Prep Sports Podcast.  Fred Kroner and Scott Richey look at the High School Football playoffs and the start of Girls and Boys Basketball.


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Tuesday's prep highlights: M-S rides big first quarter to win

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Tournament play

HS Girls BKB: SJO vs. Villa Grove

St. Joseph-Ogden vs. Villa Grove in a prep basketball game at the 8th Annual Lady Falcon and Bunnies Tip-Off Classic at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley high school in Gibson City on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. 

N-G Top 10: Area girls' basketball teams

Fred Kroner ranks the area’s top girls’ basketball teams with the season officially underway:

Team, Comment

1. St. Thomas More: Two seniors on varsity roster

2. Watseka: Six seniors on varsity roster

3. Monticello: Four seniors on varsity roster

4. Schlarman: Three seniors on varsity roster

Prep highlights: Girls' basketball underway again

In girls’ basketball

Tournament play

At GCMS/Fisher Tournament

HS Girls Basketball: Tip-Off Classic 2014

The 8th Annual Lady Falcon and Bunnies Tip-Off Classic at Fisher high school in Fisher on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.

2014 preseason Top 5: No. 1 St. Thomas More

Tori McCoy, Lexi Wallen and Liz Bristow of defending state champion St. Thomas More talk about their team’s No. 1 ranking in the N-G preseason girls’ basketball poll.