Tennis

Thursday's highlights: Uni blanks Maroons in soccer

In volleyball

At Decatur. Centennial rolled to a 25-9, 25-3 win against Eisenhower behind Libby Cocagne's eight service aces and three kills.

At Rantoul. Chaquera Cross had 18 digs and Hannah Wascher six blocks for Rantoul in a 21-25, 32-30, 27-25 loss to Pontiac.


Wednesday's prep highlights: O'Brien, Taylor lead Sages

In boys' golf

At Savoy. Medalist DALY O'BRIEN (40) led Monticello to a 4-stroke victory against Champaign Central on the UI Orange. Teammate TYLER TAYLOR added a 41.

At Gibson City. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley compiled a 182 total to defeat Iroquois West, LeRoy and Fisher at Railside. KYLE POOL of Iroquois West earned medalist honors with a 40.


Champaign Central v. Normal West Tennis 2011

Champaign Central girls take on Normal West in tennis action at Lindsay Courts in Champaign, Ill on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. 


Tuesday's prep highlights: Cunningham sparks Rockets

In soccer

Unity 5, Meridian 0. LOGAN CUNNINGHAM had three goals and two assists to power Unity to a victory in the Okaw Valley Conference tournament.

St. Teresa 4, Sullivan/Okaw Valley 2. The Redskins got second-half goals from NATE HORTENSTINE and TANNER TYPER after falling behind 4-0 in the first half in the OVC tourney.


Bulletin board: M-S records fast feat

MAHOMET — Coach Neal Garrison's boys' cross-country team from Mahomet-Seymour placed 12th in last weekend's Peoria Notre Dame Invitational, but that doesn't reflect the team's prowess.


Athletes of the Week: Hendricks and Hansen

Marcus Hendricks, Urbana, Senior, Football

Recently: Returned a punt 81 yards for a touchdown, caught a touchdown pass and had an interception as the Tigers broke a long losing streak against Bloomington.


Kroner: GCMS tennis has strength in numbers

GIBSON CITY — It would be easy to misunderstand the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley girls' tennis team.

It is one of the state's smallest, yet at the same time, also one of the largest.

What appears to be incongruous is actually a testament to the manner in which the decades-old program is flourishing.


Monday's highlights: Hansen solves Baillon

In girls' tennis:

At Champaign. ALLISON HANSEN rallied to upend St. Thomas More's MADIE BAILLON 2-6, 6-3, 10-8 at No. 1 singles in Centennial's 9-0 victory against the Sabers. The third set was played as a 10-point tiebreak. Hansen's victory avenged several recent defeats against Baillon, including the final of last year's sectional.


Thursday's prep highlights: Cabutti lifts M-S

In volleyball

At Rantoul. Emma Cabutti had 15 kills and Hannah Charter 11 digs for Mahomet-Seymour in a 25-18, 22-25, 25-19 victory against Rantoul. Chaquera Cross had 16 digs for the Eagles.


Tuesday highlights: Wachtel powers Chargers

In volleyball

At Armstrong. LAURA GROSS had 13 kills in Schlarman's 25-16, 25-9 victory against Armstrong-Potomac.

At Normal. Kelly Wachtel had eight kills and five digs for Centennial in its 25-14, 27-25 victory against Normal West. Paulina Nottingham recorded 15 assists in the victory.


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