Tennis

Tennis

Girls Tennis: Big 12 tennis meet

Area girls compete at the Big 12 tennis meet at Atkins Tennis Center in Urbana on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. 

Tuesday's prep highlights: Centennial wins golf regional

In boys’ golf

■ At Savoy. Christian Khachaturian shot a 73 and Isaac Overman fired a 79 to lead Centennial to first place at the Class 2A Regional at the University of Illinois Blue Course.

High school notebook: Rantoul grad lands new coaching gig

Ex-Eagle steps in at Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE — Rantoul High graduate Sean Taylor — who coached Quincy boys’ basketball the past 11 years — was hired to rebuild a Jacksonville program that is coming off an 11-19 season and has finished below .500 eight of the past nine years.

Tuesday's prep highlights: Central stays on volleyball roll

In volleyball
■ Central 2, Urbana 0. Dana Westfield had 10 kills, Kelly McDonald contributed 11 assists and Virtuous Thomas had eight digs and three aces as the Maroons swept the Tigers 25-14, 25-10.

■ Bloomington 2, Centennial 1. Jordyn Jones had five kills and Jaime Johnson had 16 assists in the Chargers’ 25-21, 15-25, 25-15 loss.

Monday's prep highlights: Pearl, Blue Ridge volleyball win 20th

In volleyball
Watseka 2, Donovan 0. The Warriors made seriously quick work of their road match, knocking off Donovan 25-7, 25-7. Taylor Bauer had eight kills and six digs for Watseka, while Maddie Pfingsten led the Warriors with 15 assists and three aces.

Saturday's prep highlights: LeRoy football rallies for big win

In football
■ At Concord. As Triopia fullback Matt Parker barreled across the goal line for a two-point conversion and a 22-8 lead with 5:59 left in regulation, things looked grim for the LeRoy Panthers.

As the sun beat down, the Panthers buckled down behind quarterback Bryce Dooley to mount an unlikely comeback that culminated in a 30-28 LeRoy road win.

Kroner's memory lane: No. 45

This week’s edition can be called Coaching Capers.

Thursday's prep highlights: Mumm nets four in win

In volleyball

Centennial 2, Peoria Central 0. Kelly Braghini had seven kills, and Alivia Dew and Devin Kyler each had five kills to lead the Chargers (13-5) past Peoria Central 25-13, 25-6.