Girls Golf

Girls Golf

Area golf: 2019 tournament schedule

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April 17 Women's Association Kick-Off Lake Of The Woods 217-586-2183

April 20 MGA-4 Person Scramble Harrison Park 217-431-2266

April 27 Royal Giant Outing Willow Pond 217-893-9000

Outgoing LOVC members name new conference

Fifteen members of the present-day Little Okaw Valley Conference now have a new banner under which they’ll compete moving forward.

Starting with the 2019-2020 school year, these institutions will be part of the Lincoln Prairie Conference. League president Matthew Shoaff, Okaw Valley’s principal, announced the title through a Tuesday press release.

News-Gazette All-Area content from 2018-19 school year

Below is All-Area content from the 2018-19 high school sports season, put together by members of The News-Gazette staff. Spring sports packages will be available by, at the latest, early July.

Prep pulse: Dec. 24, 2018

Overshadowed by recent news of IHSA football going to a district scheduling format was a report just a short time earlier that affects many other high school sports.

Last Monday, the IHSA released enrollment classifications for fall sports during the 2019-2020 and 2020-21 school years. This is the first piece of the IHSA's new two-year classification format.

Final area girls' golf leaders: Nov. 13, 2018

Name, School Rnds Avg.

Bowie, STM 27 37.9

McCoy, Central 11 40.4

Stringer, Monticello 19 43.0

Mi. Kirby, STM 26 43.6

Ring, Tuscola 10 44.3

Sherrick, Centennial 18 44.9

Long, Monticello 19 45.2

Spangler, GCMS 17 45.3

Ma. Kirby, STM 27 45.5

Miller, STM 27 45.5

Moody, GCMS 17 45.5

Schroeder, Watseka 10 45.5

2018 All-Area girls' golf teams

All-Area First Team


Alaina Bowie Jr. St. Thomas More

Mia Kirby So. St. Thomas More

Mackenzie McCoy Sr. Champaign Central

Claire Sherrick Sr. Centennial

Shannon Spangler Sr. GCMS

Molly Stringer Jr. Monticello

All-Area Second Team


Sidney Hood Jr. Fisher

Meet the first team | 2018 N-G All-Area girls' golf

Alaina Bowie, Jr. | St. Thomas More

Signing Day 2018-19: Locals heading to college

Photos from local high school athletes during the 2018-19 school year signing with their various colleges to continue athletic careers. Submit your photo at

Area golf leaders: Oct. 15, 2018


Name, School Rnds Ave.

C. Ellis, Sullivan 18 35.7

Pinter, Westville 18 36.6

Richardson, Tri-County 17 37.7

McCoy, Central 28 37.8

Nelson, University High 22 37.8

Birky, GCMS 16 37.9

Kilcullen, Prairie Central 12 38.6

Z. Rogers, Bement 17 39.3

Vanwinkle, Rantoul/PBL 19 39.9

Prep pulse: Oct. 15, 2018

A pair of unusual scenes unfolded at three different golf courses Friday afternoon.