Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Bulletin board: Judah duo earns all-state honors

CHAMPAIGN — Two Judah Christian High School student-athletes were selected to the Better Prep Success (BPS) Illinois Christian School all-state girls’ basketball team. Seniors Leslee Chambers and Kristina Lee were chosen for the 10-player first team.

All-Area Girls' Basketball POY: STM's Tori McCoy

CHAMPAIGN — Tori McCoy has grown accustomed to the spotlight.

That happens when you’ve been offered a scholarship to play in college before you’ve played your first high school basketball game.

That happens when two independent national scouting services have you ranked among the nation’s top 10 prep players in your class.

All-Area Girls' Basketball Coach of Year: STM's Chris Mennig

Why he’s coach of the year: Directed St. Thomas More to the Class 2A state championship in a season where the Sabers were top-ranked in every state poll. His 33-2 team also set the school record for wins in a season, which was one of 44 marks broken or tied.

Meet our All-Area girls' basketball team


For 37 years, we’ve named an All-Area girls’ basketball. For the first time, however, we’re unveiling our all-stars on video.

2014 News-Gazette Girls All Area Basketball Team

The News-Gazette introduces it's 2014 Girls All Area Basketball Team.

2014 News-Gazette Girls All Area Basketball Team

The News-Gazette announces it's 2014 Girls All Area Basketball Team

Growing UP: 2014 N-G All Area Girls Team

Family photos of members of the 2014 News-Gazette All Area Girls Basketball Team.

SVC, HOIC all-stars to square off

GIBSON CITY — Randa Harshbarger, from St. Thomas More’s Class 2A state championship girls’ basketball team, will be one of the headliners in Saturday night’s senior all-star basketball game at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School.

The 18th annual event matches top graduating players from the Sangamon Valley Conference against the stars from the Heart of Illinois Conference.

Final area girls' basketball statistics

The girls' basketball season is in the books. We crowned an area state champion — St. Thomas More — and we've named our All-Area team.

Here are some links to check out for our All-Area team:

MEET THE TEAM: http://www.news-gazette.com/sports/prep-sports/girls-basketball/2014-03-...