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Tennis

Bulletin board: M-S volleyball dedicates season to coach's brother

MAHOMET — Mahomet-Seymour volleyball coach Chandra Steers didn’t know it was coming, but her team was ready and organized.

Before a home match against Champaign Central two weeks ago, an announcement was made that the Bulldogs would dedicate their season to Steers’ younger brother, Roudey Hensley, who was killed in a car accident by a drunken driver during the summer.

Monday's highlights: Klann assists PBL volleyball

In volleyball
■ Cissna Park 2, Bismarck-Henning 0. Sophomore Gabby Wessels had eight kills and senior Addison Stoller landed seven as Cissna Park (10-1) topped Bismarck-Henning (4-7) 25-10, 25-18 in Bismarck. Anna Kaeb had 21 assists and Taylor Hasselbring six digs for the Timberwolves. B-H’s Lindsey Andrews had six digs and Catie Spicer had five assists.

Area prep statistics: Girls' tennis (Sept. 14)

SINGLES
(Minimum two matches)
PLAYER, TEAM    POS.    W-L    PCT.

Holly Arends, GCMS    No. 2    3-0    1.000
Jacklyn Gunn, Centenn.    No. 5    5-0    1.000

Saturday's highlights: Central takes volleyball invite

In football
■ St. Joseph-Ogden 42, Monmouth-Roseville 8. Ty Brown scored three first-half touchdowns as the Spartans surged to a 36-0 lead, giving them plenty of points in a rout of Monmouth-Roseville. Brown ran for 166 yards before the day was over as St. Joseph-Ogden moved to 3-0.

Prep Teams of the Week (Sept. 9)

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Paxton-Buckley Loda football

The Panthers topped Bismarck-Henning for the second straight year, pulling away for a 35-21 win against the Blue Devils on four first-half touchdowns, including a 52-yard run from Paul Bigham and an 81-yard pass from Dalton Coplea to Jordan Kietzman. It’s just the fifth 2-0 start for PBL since 2000.

Sept. 10 prep sports chat

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 12:30pm

Prep sports coordinator Anthony Zilis had a whirlwind weekend with all the weather playing havoc with area football schedules. What did he learn after Week 2? How good is the Champaign Central football team? What other fall sports are catching his eye? Anything is fair game in his weekly chat, which gets started at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, and pepper him with questions beforehand.

Girls' tennis storylines: Big competition, high expectations

CHAMPAIGN — Having a seasoned veteran ahead of her in the pecking order has its benefits for Centennial sophomore and returning state qualifier Madison Scaggs

But she’s not the only one benefitting from the competition. All-Area player of the year Lauren Neitzel, coach Teri Scaggs said, is a better player because of her younger teammate and challenger.

2015 Faces of Fall: Girls Tennis

The News-Gazette presents the Faces of Fall 2015: High School Girls Tennis

Area prep statistics: Girls' tennis (Sept. 7)

SINGLES
(Minimum two matches)
PLAYER, TEAM    POS.    W-L    PCT.

Holly Arends, GCMS    No. 2    3-0    1.000
Jacklyn Gunn, Centenn.    No. 5    4-0    1.000