Swimming and Diving

Swimming and Diving

Thursday's prep highlights: Crowe, Knudsen both tally 1,000th point in IPC play

In boys' basketball

LeRoy 75, Blue Ridge 30. Nick Perry put away four three-pointers to help the host Panthers (10-4) to a non-league win over the Knights (10-9). Perry finished with 24 points, and Nate Sammer contributed nine points to aid LeRoy's cause. Zach Stephens piled up 13 points for Blue Ridge.

Area boys' swimming and diving leaders: Jan. 8, 2019

200 Medley Relay

School Time

Champaign Central 1:48.11

Centennial 1:48.48

Urbana 1:54.40

Mahomet-Seymour 2:02.13

Danville 2:14.28

200 Freestyle

Swimmer, School Time

Lane Wagner, Danville 1:49.75

Ryan Wierschem, Champaign Central 1:50.23

Cole Grimes, Centennial 1:54.90

Saturday's prep highlights: Six Hawks take wrestling titles, Makail Stanley shines

In boys’ basketball

Taylorville Shootout

Centennial vs. Champaign Central boys' swim & dive highlights

Video highlights from a boys' swimming and diving meet between Centennial and Champaign Central on Jan. 2, 2019, with post-meet reaction from Chargers coach Courtney Lehmann and athlete Cole Grimes, as well as Maroons coach Dave Young.

Chargers outlast Maroons in matchup of Unit 4 'friendly' competitors

CHAMPAIGN — When Centennial and Champaign Central meet up in the pool, the atmosphere tends to be different from that of some other sports.

Chargers junior Cole Grimes, for example, likes to "look at it as we're Champaign" and not a pair of rivals.

Doesn't mean Grimes and his Charger pals can't enjoy spoiling the Maroons' senior night.

HS Boys Swimming: Central vs. Centennial 2019

The Central/Centennial boys swim meet at Unit 4 pool in Champaign on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.

Area boys' swimming and diving leaders: Jan. 1, 2019

200 Medley Relay

School Time

Champaign Central 1:48.11

Centennial 1:49.30

Urbana 2:00.62

Mahomet-Seymour 2:03.17

Danville 2:14.28

200 Freestyle

Swimmer, School TimeLane Wagner, Danville 1:49.75

Ryan Wierschem, Champaign Central 1:51.55

Cole Grimes, Centennial 1:54.90

Saturday's prep highlights: Centennial hoops takes fifth in Kankakee Holiday Tournament

In boys' basketball

Centralia Holiday Tournament

Belleville West 57, Champaign Central 24. The reigning Class 4A state champions disposed of the Maroons to end their three-game win streak. Ray Weatherall (eight points) and Gus Rossow (five points) keyed Central offensively.

Prep pulse: Dec. 24, 2018

Overshadowed by recent news of IHSA football going to a district scheduling format was a report just a short time earlier that affects many other high school sports.

Last Monday, the IHSA released enrollment classifications for fall sports during the 2019-2020 and 2020-21 school years. This is the first piece of the IHSA's new two-year classification format.

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