Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Tuesday's area highlights: Cultra, Kohlbecker hit milestones

In girls’ basketball

Class 1A regionals

At Casey

Familiar foes to meet in Fisher Regional finals

Pair of routs sets up familiar final match


FISHER — If you’re looking for something new and different for Fisher High School in the postseason, wait until next year. At least.

After Tuesday’s semifinals in Fisher’s Class 1A girls’ basketball regional were completed, there was a familiar pairing.

Girls' basketball Top 10: STM still the team to beat

Fred Kroner checks in with area girls' basketball rankings with regionals in full swing:


1. St. Thomas More (1) 23-3

2. Cissna Park (2) 25-2

3. Sullivan (3) 22-4

4. Tuscola (5) 21-5

5. Schlarman (6) 19-5

6. Iroquois West (7) 24-3

7. Watseka (8) 19-8

8. Salt Fork (9) 24-4

Area Teams of the Week (Feb. 11): Rantoul boys' basketball finds stroke

Fred Kroner checks in with another four area teams that had an outstanding previous week:



Bulletin board: News and notes from around the area (Feb. 11)

Sectional wrestling lineup set

A total of 103 area wrestlers remain in contention for state medals.

The group includes one in Class 3A, 30 in Class 2A and 72 in Class 1A.

Athletes of the Week: Tim Finke and Taylor Cultra

Tim Finke

Centennial boys’ basketball

Why he was chosen: The freshman was the only Charger to hit double figures in both wins last week against Twin City rivals Urbana and Central. Finke scored 13 points in the win against the Tigers and had 19 — including a tie-breaking three-pointer in overtime — to beat the Maroons.

HS Girls's Basketball: Fisher Regional

Leroy vs. Farmer City and Fisher vs. University High in Class 1A regional semi-final games at Fisher high school in Fisher on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015.

Feb. 12 high school sports chat

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 12:30pm

Executive Sports Editor Fred Kroner is at a high school girls' basketball game every night this week. Ask our resident prep guru on what he's seen so far, what area wrestlers have a shot at state and what's he think of Centennial knocking off Central twice so far this season in boys' basketball. Feel free to submit questions ahead of time.

Monday's prep highlights: Chrisman rallies in second half

In girls’ basketball
Class 1A regionals
At Casey

HS Girl's Basketball: Unity Regional

 Unity vs. Westville and Oakwood vs. Georgetown-Ridgefarm at the girl's 2A basketball regional at Unity in Tolono on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.