Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

Saturday's highlights: Danville baseball sweeps Big 12 matchup

In baseball

Eureka Round-Robin

Bulldogs win twice. Mahomet-Seymour (11-9) defeated Tremont 16-2 and Eureka 19-2, both five-inning wins, as Brooks Coetzee and Bradley Hamilton each went 3 for 4 with three RBI in the win against Tremont. Kyle Kinney went 2 for 4 with four RBI against Eureka.

Thursday's highlights: Blue Ridge's Jayne hurls no-hitter

In baseball

Blue Ridge 12, Armstrong-Potomac 0. Freshman pitcher Aaron Jayne fanned nine batters while firing his first varsity no-hitter as the Knights blanked the Trojans. Alec Lyle smashed a single and a triple, and Drew Wells scored a run for the Knights (12-10). The Trojans are now 1-10.

Bulldogs hold off late charge to salvage tie

CHAMPAIGN — A row of Mahomet-Seymour girls’ soccer players flung themselves toward the ball time and again as it bounced around the penalty area like a pinball with the score tied in the final two minutes of Wednesday’s game at Centennial.

Athletes of the Week (week of April 20)

Nicholas Jackson

Champaign Central track and field

Why he was chosen: The Maroons senior established himself as a possible state title contender in the high jump in Class 2A when he cleared 6 feet, 8 inches at the Urbana Open to tie a school record.

Area prep girls' soccer statistics


Player, School           Goals

Woods, Centennial 17

Johnson-Monfort, Mahomet-Seymour 13

G. Olson, Centennial 12

Maupin, Monticello 10

W. Olson, Centennial 9

Schmitt, St. Thomas More 8

Ruckman, Uni High 7

Dullerud, Uni High 7

N-G Top 5: Girls' soccer (April 19)

Mahomet-Seymour and Centennial meet today in a showdown between our top two teams. Our latest poll, courtesy sports editor MATT DANIELS:


April 20 prep sports chat

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:30pm

Believe it or not we're a month away (or less) from the start of postseason action in all area prep sports. Which teams are positioning themselves the best to make a run whether it be baseball, softball, girls' soccer or track and field? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is here to take any and all questions regarding the local high school sports scene during his 12:30 p.m. chat on Thursday.

April 20 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm

The regular signing period is well underway. What moves might Brad Underwood make to round out his first Illinois roster? Can Illinois softball keep rolling in the Big Ten? Will Illinois baseball build off its Big Ten series victory against Northwestern? Which high school spring sport teams have shown the most so far?

Monday's highlights: Gavin gives Sullivan baseball walk-off win

In baseball

Hoopeston Area 2, Salt Fork 0. Brady Gaddis pitched a two-hit shutout as the Cornjerkers (8-3) won at home. Gaddis struck out six and walked one. Bailey Crose had two hits for Hoopeston.