Thursday's highlights: McFarland, Hoel put on a show

In volleyball

■ Chrisman 2, Schlarman 0. Chrisman remained unbeaten at 14-0 and 5-0 in the Vermilion Valley Conference with a 25-20, 25-14 sweep of Schlarman. Kodey Bush set a balanced Cardinals’ attack with 12 assists and was one of five players with at least two kills. Elora Thomas’ four kills were tops for Chrisman in the win.

Get to know Central's Gavin Schrader, Centennial's Lauren Neitzel, and Argenta-Oreana's Gillian Jones

Get to know some of our top athletes. Which professional goalkeeper does Central backstop Gavin Schrader consider a role model? Where does Centennial tennis player Lauren Neitzel like to go in Champaign? What would Argenta-Oreana volleyball player Gillian Jones pick if she could choose one superpower?

Tuesday's highlights: Central swimmers edge rivals

In girls’ swimming & diving

Teams of the Week: M-S boys' soccer shows way

Mahomet-Seymour boys’ soccer
The Bulldogs picked up a big win, defeating Bloomington 1-0 behind a Nick Hellmer goal 10 minutes into the second half on Saturday. Aaron Penick picked up the assist, and Andrew Johnson notched his third shutout of the season.

Athletes of the Week: Seten and Bryant

Isabelle Seten
Centennial girls’ swimming  

Sept. 24 prep sports chat

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 12:30pm

Two area football games feature four unbeaten teams going against one another on Friday night. Who does preps coordinator Anthony Zilis like in the Okaw Valley Conference showdown featuring St. Joseph-Ogden at Monticello? Or in the Ford Country rivalry featuring Paxton-Buckley-Loda at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley? What other fall sports storylines are capturing his attention?

Monday's highlights: Watseka volleyball tops host Fisher

In volleyball
Schlarman 3, North Vermillion (Ind.) 0. Emily Christian had 26 assists as the visiting Hilltoppers (5-3) won all three sets against their Indiana opponent, 25-8, 25-18, 25-7. Janie Gross had 10 kills and Arieal Scott had eight kills.

Area prep statistics: Girls' tennis (Sept. 21)

(Minimum two matches)

Sophie Hafer, GCMS    No. 4    3-0    1.000
Gressa Olson, Centennial    No. 4    4-0    1.000

Saturday's highlights: Continued football games take stage

In football
Champaign Central 49, Urbana 0. The host Maroons made quick work of Urbana on Saturday morning in the resumption of their suspended Big 12 game, with Central adding a touchdown apiece in the third and fourth quarters after bolting to a 35-0 halftime lead on Friday night before inclement weather intervened.