Prep Highlights: Unity has reason to celebrate

In volleyball

Prep Area girls' tennis leaders


(Minimum two matches)


Erin Wright, Urbana No. 2 2-0 1.000

Madison Scaggs, Centennial No. 1 13-1 .929

Mary Woods, Centennial No. 2 6-1 .857

Kayley Schacht, St. Thomas More No. 4 5-1 .833

Caroliine Waddell, St. Thomas More No. 2 6-2 .750

Prep highlights: STM volleyball sweeps Mahomet-Seymour

In Volleyball

Danville 2, Peoria Manual 0. The Vikings amassed 21 aces, including six from Jazzmyn Hicks and five more apiece from Kaitlin Loewenstein, Jaliyah Bankhead, and Audrey Hyde. Kelsey Wendell finished with three blocks and three digs as the Vikings won 25-5, 25-10.

Sept. 14 prep sports chat

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:30pm

The high school football season is heating up, along with other fall sports seasons in the area. What teams can make a postseason push? What potential college recruits are out there at area schools? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is here to answer any and all of your questions starting in his 12:30 p.m. chat on Thursday. Feel free to submit questions ahead of time.

Prep Highlights: Anderson helps G-RF volleyball win ninth straight

In volleyball

Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond 2, Sullivan 0.Taylor Powell and Hannah Wallen each compiled five kills for Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond and Madison Brown distributed 13 assists and made four digs, while five Knights each had two aces in a 25-11, 25-9 home win for ALAH (7-0) against Sullivan (0-9).

Prep Highlights: Maroons place first

In volleyball

Prep Highlights: Johnson gets 100th win for St. Thomas More

In volleyball

Centennial 2, Peoria Manual 0. Charger Senior outside hitter Sahirah Ellis returned from an injury to lead the team with seven digs, 11 service points and three aces in a 25-6, 25-6 win in a match played in Peoria. Junior setter Jenna Woods had 11 assists, 10 service points and four aces.

HS Girls Tennis: Centennial vs. Central

Centennial vs. Central in a prep girls tennis match at Lindsay Courts in Champaign on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017.

Faces of Fall 2017: Girls Tennis

The Faces of Fall 2017: Girls Tennis - Over 350 high school athletes showed up at the News-Gazette photo studio on Sunday August 28th for the Faces of Fall photo shoot.