Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

HS Girls BKB: Arcola vs. Sullivan

Arcola vs. Sullivan in game No. 1,000 in the coaching career of Arcola coach Nancy Stiff at the high school in Arcola on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014.

Girls' basketball highlights: St. Thomas More blasts Danville

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St. Thomas More 72, Danville 34. Tori McCoy scored 18 of her game-high 22 points in the first half as St. Thomas More overpowered Danville in the Saber Classic at St. Thomas More. Elizabeth Bristow and Lexi Wallen each had nine points. Michaela Jones and Alexis Hoskins led the Vikings with nine points apiece.

Best of Fred, No. 37: Stories about my old paper carriers

My first memory of the Donley children — besides looking out the front window and seeing them chase one another around the yard at their house — was as my News-Gazette paper carriers.

“You were on Route 3036,” Kendra Donley Free said.

Friday's prep highlights: SJ-O earns tourney title

In girls’ basketball

St. Joseph-Ogden 57, Iroquois West 44. Asyia Jacobs hit four three-pointers en route to a game-high 29 points as St. Joseph-Ogden won the championship of the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher tournament. Mady Poulter scored 13 points for SJ-O. IW was led by Andrea Fuoss’ 16 points.

Schlarman freshman Scott sparkles

CHAMPAIGN — If there is a transition time required for a high school freshman to make an impact in basketball, then the message didn’t get to Schlarman’s Arieal Scott.

One night after scoring 32 points in her varsity debut, she scored a game-high 29 points on Friday as Schlarman stayed unbeaten with a 53-25 triumph against Urbana in the Saber Classic at St. Thomas More High School.

Prep highlights: Scott, Schlarman blast Rantoul

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At Saber Classic

Schlarman 61, Rantoul 27. Arieal Scott lit up the scoreboard with 32 points, including six three-pointers, to lead the Hilltoppers past the Eagles. Sierra Bell scored 10 points, and Laura Gross added nine points for the Hilltoppers. Mikala Hall led the way for the Eagles with 11 points.

Saber Classic: Schlarman vs. Rantoul

Schlarman vs. Rantoul in a game at the Saber Classic tournament at The High School of St. Thomas More in Champaign on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

Wednesday's prep highlights: Stoller sparks Cissna Park

CISSNA PARK — Addison Stoller had 16 points and nine rebounds as Cissna Park won its second girls’ basketball game in three days, 47-34 in Wednesday against Herscher in the Timberwolves’ tournament.

Lexi Knake had 12 points and Stephanie Fehr nine rebounds for Cissna Park, which led 16-3 after one quarter.

17-19-14 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast

17-19-14 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast: Play now!

11-19-14 Prep Sports Podcast.  Fred Kroner and Scott Richey look at the High School Football playoffs and the start of Girls and Boys Basketball.


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Tuesday's prep highlights: M-S rides big first quarter to win

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Tournament play