Girls Golf

Girls Golf

Monday's prep highlights: SJ-O soccer wins on big second half

In volleyball

Cissna Park Tip-Off Tourney

At Watseka

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Momence 0. Sarah Porter filled the stat sheet with 10 kills, six digs and two aces as the Trojans blitzed the Redskins 25-16, 25-18 in pool play. Hope Hambleton added 16 assists in the success.

Faces of Fall 2018: Golf

Faces of

Thursday's prep highlights: GCMS boys set school record

In boys' golf

At Findlay. Villa Grove/Heritage edged Okaw Valley by five strokes, posting a team score of 198 at Eagle Creek Golf Course. Medalist honors went to the Timberwolves' Case Crawford, who carded a 40, while the Blue Devils produced the two next-best scores with Jackson Vandeventer's 43 and Sam Reno's 45.

Prep highlights: Aug, 14, 2018

In boys' golf

At Monticello. Mahomet-Seymour edged second-place Monticello by seven strokes at a four-team tournament in Monticello. Alex Strube collected individual medalist honors with a nine-hole score of 38 to pace the Bulldogs to a victory. M-S produced a team score of 178, compared to 185 from the Sages, who were led by Garrett O'Brien's 42.

Bowie leads, Sabers follow

CHAMPAIGN — Alaina Bowie is a measured high school junior. Her words rarely are lined with bold proclamations or noticeable exaggeration.

That calm, methodical approach extends to the golf course as well.

Even after Bowie placed third at last year's Class 1A state tournament and helped St. Thomas More to fourth as a team.

Prep highlights: Aug. 13, 2018

In boys' golf

Maroons brother-sister duo opens new season today

CHAMPAIGN — Justin and Mackenzie McCoy faced a simple prompt Tuesday at the U of I Golf Course in Savoy.

Pick a club — a favorite club — from your respective bags for a siblings photograph.

Mackenzie made her choice first, while Justin went off to change out of a shirt he'd just worn during Champaign Central's golf team tryouts.

Prep golf storylines to watch: Plethora of area talent has graduated

Preps coordinator Colin Likas offers up four storylines to watch in 2018:

GRADS APLENTY

Bacys has Danville's seal of approval

DANVILLE — For the last 11 years, B.J. Luke sat at the top tier of Danville High School sports.

That changed last week when Luke retired from his role as athletic director. It didn't take him long to espouse the new man in charge.

"He'll do a nice job for us," Luke said. "And he dresses better than I do."