Teams of the Week: Unity bass fishing in spotlight

The Rockets qualified for state (May 9-10) by winning their second consecutive sectional championship at Lake Vermilion. C.J. Parks and Ryan Spencer teamed up to catch fish weighing 9 pounds, 2 ounces.


Wednesday's prep highlights: Chargers tennis team cruises

In boys’ tennis
■ At Danville. Patrick Kearney led Centennial to a 9-0 victory against the Vikings. Kearney won his singles match 6-0, 6-0. Kearney and Andrew Scaggs teamed up for a 6-0, 6-0 victory in doubles. Matthew Scaggs and Sunny Singh each had 6-0, 6-1 singles victories.

HS Tennis: Danville vs. Centennial

Danville vs. Centennial in a prep tennis meet at the Danville Tennis Club in Danville on Wed. April 30, 2014. 

News-Gazette April 30 prep sports podcast

Sports staffers Bob Asmussen, Matt Daniels and Fred Kroner talk about the exploits of area high school athletes and teams during their weekly prep sports podcast, available here

Tuesday's prep highlights: Centennial's Martin sparkles

In baseball
■ Centennial 5, Danville 3. Anthony Martin struck out eight and did not allow an earned run in pitching a complete game for the host Chargers. Quin Nottingham and Jeff Lindgren paced the Centennial attack, each getting two hits and driving in two runs.

Monday's prep highlights: Walder deals gem for PBL

In baseball
■ Cissna Park 13, Armstrong-Potomac 6. The Timberwolves scored in every inning. Wyatt Froehling was 2 for 3. Ben Jennings had two hits and two RBI. Jason Sollars had two hits and two RBI for A-P.

■ Bismarck-Henning 3, Schlarman 1. Mo Abbed allowed two hits and struck out 12 for B-H. Michael Feeney had two hits for the Blue Devils.

Friday's prep highlights: GCMS' Doran delivers

In baseball

■ Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 8, Fieldcrest 4. Axel Doran was 3 for 4 for the Falcons. Brady Fleming had two hits and two RBI.

■ Tuscola 13, Meridian 6. Blake Woodard had four hits and four RBI for the Warriors. Austin Martin had two home runs and four RBI.

■ Monticello 11, Sullivan 1. Matt Crook had two hits and four RBI for the Sages.

Thursday's prep highlights: Brillhart brilliant for Centennial softball

In baseball
■ Urbana 7, Danville 6. The host Tigers held off a seventh-inning rally by the Vikings to claim a Big 12 win. Jon Tauber threw the first six innings for Urbana, had two hits and drove in a run before Kiel King recorded his second save of the season. Austin Wolfe and Nolan First each had two hits and two RBI for Danville.

Wednesday's prep highlights: Koss lifts SJ-O

In baseball
■ St. Joseph-Ogden 16, Cissna Park 3. Winning pitcher Dylan Koss tossed a four-hitter, striking out eight, and he also delivered two hits, including a three-run homer, to lead the host Spartans. Jake Stewart added three hits for the Spartans.