Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Best of Fred, No. 33: Finishing on a roll

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.

Friday's prep highlights: Trimble sparks SJ-O

In boys’ basketball

At Leader Classic

Thursday's prep highlights: Maxwell, Duncan energize Unity

In girls’ basketball

Wednesday's prep highlights: Iroquois West wins tourney

In girls’ basketball

RAIDER CLASSIC

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.

Fred Kroner's December 18 prep sports chat

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 12:30pm

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.

Bulletin board: Fisher adds to Hall

FISHER — Thirteen new members were inducted into the Fisher High School Athletic Hall of Fame last Saturday.

N-G Top 10: Girls' basketball rankings — STM at top


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

Teams of the Week: M-S boys' basketball in spotlight

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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.

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OAKWOOD GIRLS’ BASKETBALL