Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Bulletin board: Urbana looking for girls' hoops coach

URBANA — Urbana athletic director Steve Waller knew for a little over a month that the Tigers would have an opening for their girls’ basketball coach after Jamal Maatuka handed in his resignation late in the regular season.

Athletes of the Week: Woods and Franklin

Payton Woods
Champaign Central swimming


Why he was chosen: The senior pulled off a feat no other Maroon had done in a decade by winning a state title in the 50-yard freestyle. Woods became the fifth swimmer in Champaign Central history to achieve the accomplishment.

HS Boys 3A Regional: M-S vs. Mt. Zion

Mahomet-Seymour vs. Mt. Zion in a 3A regional semi-final at Rantoul on Wednesday, March 2, 2016.

March 3 prep sports chat

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 12:30pm

What's next for state champion swimmer Payton Woods? Which area boys' basketball team has the best shot at extending its postseason run? Have thoughts turned to spring sports yet? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis has the area high school sports scene covered, so ask him about it in his 12:30 p.m. chat Thursday.

Parkland men, women take conference titles

CHAMPAIGN — Parkland College men’s basketball saw a golden opportunity in its game Saturday against Danville Area Community College. Taking advantage of that chance garnered them a conference title.

Schlarman's Scott goes distance

NORMAL — She would have rather played with her team Friday afternoon at Redbird Arena.

But Arieal Scott was able to represent the Schlarman girls’ basketball team in a big way despite the Hilltoppers’ superb season ending earlier this week in a Class 1A super-sectional loss to Seton Academy.

Price leaving STM

CHAMPAIGN — A day after the St. Thomas More girls’ basketball program suffered a season-ending Class 3A sectional championship defeat, the Sabers received some more life-altering news on Friday afternoon with the resignation of Jay Price.

McCoy's STM career over

CLINTON — The gravity of the moment didn’t sink in as the final buzzer sounded.

Tori McCoy’s eyes remained dry while a few of her senior teammates sobbed as a Lincoln student section that stretched up to the rafters of the Clinton gym stormed the court.

Area girls' basketball leaders (Week of Feb. 22)

SCORING
(Minimum 9.0 ppg)
Player, School     FG     FT     TP     AVG     HG

Maynard, PBL    230    112    597    22.1    36

HS Girl's 3A Sectional Final: STM vs. Lincoln

St. Thomas More vs. Lincoln in the 3A Sectional final game at Clinton High School in Cinton on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016.