Swimming and Diving

Swimming and Diving

Area girls' swimming leaders: Sept. 24, 2018

200 Medley Relay

Swimmer/School    Time

Centennial    1:56.54

Central    2:00.09

Danville    2:02.89

Uni High    2:06.76

Urbana    2:16.86

St. Thomas More    2:29.29

Mahomet-Seymour    2:31.27

Thursday's prep highlights: Knights win 22nd match

In volleyball

Argenta-Oreana 2, Decatur LSA 0. A double-double from Camilyn Newbanks (14 assists and 11 digs) helped A-O sweep LSA 25-14, 25-10 in Little Okaw Valley Conference play. Morgan Klover led the Bombers (11-8, 2-1) with six kills.

Champaign Central at Centennial girls' swim and dive highlights

Video highlights from a girls' swimming and diving meet between Champaign Central and Centennial on Sept. 18, 2018, at Unit 4 Pool, with post-event reaction from Maroons coach Katie VanHootegem and athlete Maddie Hieser, as well as Chargers coach Courtney Lehmann and athlete Lizzie Gile.

Deep Maroons roster overcomes Chargers' many wins


It's the number of times in a Tuesday girls' swimming and diving dual between rivals Champaign Central and Centennial that the host Chargers topped an event leaderboard.

When all was said and done at Unit 4 Pool, however, the Maroons boasted a 95-88 victory.

How was it possible?

HS Girls Swim: Centennial vs. Central

Centennial vs. Central in a girls prep swim meet at Unit 4 pool in Champaign on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. 

Area girls' swimming leaders: Sept. 17, 2018

200 Medley Relay

Swimmer/School Time

Centennial 1:56.54

Central 2:00.09

Danville 2:02.89

Uni High 2:06.76

Urbana 2:16.86

St. Thomas More 2:25.98

Mahomet-Seymour 2:31.27


200 Freestyle

Sally, Ma, Uni HIgh 1:58.25

Lizzie Gile, Centennial 2:00.01

Ally Miller, Central 2:07.01

Prep pulse: Sept. 17, 2018

Our first-ever radio show dedicated entirely to high school football has gotten off to a roaring start.

Through three episodes of the "Loman-Ray Insurance Prep Football Confidential" series, Jim Rossow and I have chatted with coaches and athletes from 18 different area schools — and we have many more to go.

Wednesday's prep highlights: Blue Ridge coach gets 200th win

In volleyball

St. Joseph-Ogden 2, Danville 0. The Spartans (12-2) collected a 25-21, 25-23 road victory over the Vikings (5-6). Kelsey Wendall had 10 kills for Danville. Jenna Albrecht, Emory Ericksen and Payton Vallee each had four kills for SJ-O.

HS Girls' Swim: Central vs. Urbana

Central vs. Urbana in a prep swim meet at Urbana's Indoor Aquatic Center on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.