Girls Golf

Girls Golf

STM's date with state awaits

Get to know more about the St. Thomas More girls' golf team — from left, (front row) Abby Ewing and Cassie To; (back row) Veronica Burton, Tessa Tomasco, Sammy Miller, Kait Asklund, Maeve Kirby, Alaina Bowie, Mia Kirby and Bri Hege — before the Sabers tee off at the Class 1A state tournament today in Decatur:

Maroons are going back for more

SAVOY — The cell phone Mike Osterbur carried with him on Monday started heating up once Justin McCoy did, too.

Osterbur, Champaign Central's boys' golf coach, doubled as the official scorer during Monday's Class 2A sectional the Maroons hosted at the University of Illinois Orange Course.

Prep highlights: Andrade, Centennial win big over Rantoul

In football
Lawrenceville 14, Blue Ridge 8. The host Knights kept it close, but couldn't pull out a nonconference win, falling to 2-5 on the season and getting eliminated from the playoffs in the process.

In girls' golf

Oct. 6 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 2:00pm

Will a quarterback change spark the Illinois football team Saturday at Iowa? Is there anything else Lovie Smith and Co. can do to right the ship? On the high school side of things, which teams and players are the ones to watch with postseason play beginning to get underway? Anything is fair game in sports editor Matt Daniels' weekly chat, which gets going at 2 p.m. on Friday.

Oct. 5 Prep sports chat

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:30pm

The golf postseason began this week. That just means the rest of the area fall sports are quickly approaching the big end of their seasons. Which teams (or individuals) are primed for the longest postseason run? Who might be surprise regional, sectional or even state champs? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis checks in at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Hayasaki's trying to loosen up her game

CHAMPAIGN — Normally, the wheels start spinning in Champaign Central golfer Mia Hayasaki's head as she approaches the final few holes of a round that's going well, although her level demeanor makes it difficult for even her father, Yoshi, to tell what she's thinking.

Prep Highlights: Central holds on against Urbana

In football

Champaign Central 35, Urbana 34. The visiting Maroons picked the right time to collect their second win of the season.

Prep Highlights: STM volleyball wins 11th straight

In volleyball

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Chrisman 0. Sarah Porter (nine kills), Maddie Buhr (five kills) and Tessa van Ostrand (12 digs) paved the way for A-P (12-6) to win 25-10, 25-10 at Chrisman (0-10).

Prep highlights: Central girls’ tennis blanks GCMS

In boys' golf

At Mattoon. Cody Richardson shot a 45 and Logan Richardson had a 46 to lead Tri-County to second place in a four-school tourney at Mattoon County Club. Mattoon beat Tri-County, Shelbyville and Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg 185-199-205-239.

Sept. 28 prep sports chat

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 12:30pm

A huge Week 6 football showdown awaits when Monticello and Unity duke it out this Friday night at Hicks Field in Tolono. Who wins between the two Illini Prairie Conference powers? What other area football teams could make a run to DeKalb later this season? How many area teams will make the playoffs? What other fall sports are worth monitoring?