Monday's prep highlights: Robinson, Maroons win close one

In baseball

Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 4, Oakwood 0. Wade Edwards struck out seven in throwing a six-hit shutout and helped himself at the plate by going 2 for 4 with an RBI for the Blue Devils (16-8-1) in a Vermilion Valley Conference road win. Chase Vinson went 2 for 3 with a double for the Comets (12-11-1).

Colin's Best Of The Bunch: May 7, 2018

Preps coordinator Colin Likas returns with Best of the Bunch, which pays homage to athletes from Paxton-Buckley-Loda, Uni High, Judah Christian, Argenta-Oreana and Mahomet-Seymour, among others.

Tuesday's prep highlights: Centennial runs wild en route to Twin City meet victory

In baseball

Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 4, Hoopeston Area 0. Thomas Savage plated three runs with a sixth-inning home run; part of a four-run inning that ultimately turned the tide in favor of the Blue Devils (15-7-1) in an otherwise scoreless ballgame. The Cornjerkers (12-5) were held to four hits, one of which was a double from Brayden Bouse.

Area boys' tennis honor roll, April 30-May 6, 2018


Hotsinpiller, Danville No. 6 11-0 1.000

Sexton, Danville No. 2 11-0 1.000

Rossow, Central No. 5 9-0 1.000

Mineyev, Urbana No. 4 9-0 1.000

Patel, Urbana No. 5 9-0 1.000

Baillon, STM No. 1 6-0 1.000

Subbiah, Uni High No. 4 5-0 1.000

J. Arend, Urbana No. 3 9-1 .900

Scaggs, Centennial No. 1 6-1 .857

Colin's Best Of The Bunch: April 30, 2018

Preps coordinator Colin Likas returns with Best of the Bunch, highlighting the efforts of athletes from Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, St. Thomas More, Danville, Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin and Monticello, among others.

Saturday's prep highlights: Tuscola's 39-game streak snapped

In baseball

Paris Round Robin

Paris 10, Oakwood 0. Noah Ruch, Brayden Hobick and Nick Grubb collected the only three hits of the game for the Comets (8-10-1), as they were defeated by Paris in their first of two games.

Thursday's prep highlights: Harris tosses no-hitter, homers

In baseball

Arthur Okaw Christian 9, Arcola 6. Derrick Shetler plated three runs for the Conquering Riders as they moved past the Purple Riders for a nonconference win. Arcola was paced by Beau Jones, who drove in two runs.

The Locker Room With ... Danville Boys' Tennis

Preps coordinator Colin Likas returns with The Locker Room, chatting with Danville boys' tennis coach Scott Burgess and athletes Jaren Hotsinpiller and Bradlee Sexton.

Wednesday's prep highlights: Frerichs plays hero for Comets

In baseball

Armstrong-Potomac 11, Westville 8. Shawn Reardon had a double and three RBI, while Zane Wright and Nick Cannon each drove in two runs for the host Trojans (3-10) in a Vermilion Valley Conference win. Hayden Davis chipped in two RBI for the Tigers (2-16).