Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

2016 Comet Classic

Judah Christian vs. Georgetown-Ridgefarm and Oakwood vs. Hoopeston during the 2016 McDonalds Comet Classic at Oakwood High School on Friday, Nov.18, 2016. 

Thursday's highlights: Raiders, Rockets set title date

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Fisher/GCMS Tournament

■ Iroquois West 63, Salt Fork 46. Meara Tilstra scored 29 points and Grace Schroeder put up 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Raiders (3-0) moved into the championship game with a victory at Gibson City. Lauren Cultra had six assists. Katie Witte (20 points) and Madison Kirby (12 points) were the Salt Fork scoring leaders.

10th Annual Tip Off Classic

10th Annual Lady Falcon & Bunnies Tip-Off Classic, Thursday, November 17, 2016 hosted by Fisher High School. 

Wednesday's highlights: Danville girls win opener

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North American Lighting Thanksgiving Tournament

Danvile 70, Rockville, Ind. 39. Mikala Hall made six field goals, including three treys, to finish with 18 points and lead the Vikings to a season-opening victory. Megan Burton had 15 points, and Jillean Cooper-Watson added 12 points for Danville.

First-week area girls' basketball storylines

With area teams beginning the 2016-17 season earlier this week, preps coordinator Anthony Zilis eyes three teams to watch:

Oakwood budding into dangerous team

FITHIAN — As teams discovered Oakwood’s Kylie Neuman throughout the 2015-16 girls’ basketball season, the then-freshman began to see teams shift their defenses toward her.

Tuesday's highlights: Rockets freshman leads way

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Fisher/GCMS Tournament

Nov. 17 prep sports chat

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 12:30pm

Can Monticello football make it to a state title game? What will the Sages have to do in order to slow down IC Catholic on Saturday afternoon? How many state titles might Urbana Uni High's Ema Rajic win this weekend in Evanston? What area boys' and girls' basketball teams should you watch for this winter?

HS Girls Basketball: Monticello vs. Leroy

Monticello vs. Leroy in as prep basketball game at Monticello High School on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016.

Monday's highlights: Scott shines in Urbana debut

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Clinton Turkey Tussle

N-G Top 10 girls' basketball rankings: Schlarman begins on top

Our first batch of rankings before the season gets going on Monday, courtesy sports editor MATT DANIELS:

1. Schlarman    27-3