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Girls Golf

2019 N-G All-Area girls' soccer Coach of the Year: Mahomet-Seymour's Kelsie Briggs

Coach of the Year | Mahomet-Seymour's Kelsie Briggs

Why she's Coach of the Year: Briggs' first campaign in charge of her alma mater included plenty of hig

Final N-G girls' soccer Top 10: June 9, 2019

Preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS takes one final look at the area's girls' soccer programs following the postseason for our All-Area team:


1. Mahomet-Seymour, 24-2 (1)

Bulldogs couldn't find enough offense versus Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin in Class 2A sectional semifinal, still dominated locally.

Monticello's trophy trove

Plenty of folks throughout Monticello are no doubt thrilled after getting to stake their claim to some athletic history. The high school in Piatt County — and Loren Tate's alma mater — hosted a trophy giveaway on Wednesday, necessitated by some housekeeping tied to a renovations referendum that was approved last year.

Likas | Thinking back on the last year of prep sports action

Thinking back on the cheers, tears and titles

Local IHSA participation concluded this past Monday when two baseball teams and one softball team fell short in their small-school super-sectional games.

Those results put the finishing touches on a busy and largely successful 2018-19 school year, from an area athletic standpoint.

Area golf: 2019 tournament schedule

Events can be emailed to This list will run periodically throughout the golf season


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.

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

Alaina Bowie, Jr. | St. Thomas More

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