Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

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 clikas@news-gazette.com.

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."

News-Gazette All-Area content from 2017-18 school year

We're getting close to starting another school year, which means prep sports are on the horizon. When area golf teams are able to kick off their respective campaigns come Aug. 9, things officially will be in full swing.

2017-18 Prep Year in Review

TEAMS OF THE YEAR

1. Schlarman girls' basketball. Keith Peoples' Hilltoppers, led by Player of the Year Anaya Peoples, suffered just one loss all year en route to a Class 1A state title, the first in program history.

STM's James Johnson picks his World Cup favorites

At least according to James Johnson, who knows what it's like to win soccer matches. The St. Thomas More coach for both the boys' and girls' programs guided the Sabers to a combined 44-8-2 record this past school year. Before the 2018 World Cup starts at 10 a.m.

2018 N-G All-Area Girls' Soccer team

A photo collection of The News-Gazette's 21st All-Area girls' soccer team

Get to know the N-G all-area girls' soccer first team

Emma Blomberg

St. Thomas More, D, Sr.

Sky high: Mahomet-Seymour's Johnson-Monfort shines on and off the field

MAHOMET — Deja vu couldn't have struck at a worse time for Meredith Johnson-Monfort.

N-G Final Top 5: Girls' soccer

1. Mahomet-Seymour (21-3); Previous: 1

COMMENT: Despite Meredith Johnson-Monfort's late-season injury, the Bulldogs still collected their third consecutive Class 2A regional title.

2. St. Thomas More (21-5-1); Previous: 2

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