Thursday's highlights: Central tops Urbana in volleyball

In volleyball

■ Champaign Central 2, Urbana 0. Brittany Anglin had 12 assists and Maranda Day delivered nine digs, pacing the host Maroons to a 25-11, 25-17 victory. Ashia Ravanh had five kills for the Tigers.

Athletes of the Week: Wyatt Edwards and Kalista Klann

Wyatt Edwards
Bismarck-Henning football

Why he was chosen: The junior was efficient during the Blue Devils’ 42-0 home win against Oakwood last Friday. The 5-foot-3, 125-pound quarterback only threw three passes, but they all went for touchdowns in the second half. He tallied 117 passing yards to help B-H win its third consecutive game.

Wednesday's highlights: Iroquois West girls' golf tops GCMS

In boys’ golf
At Gibson City. Matt Hunt (43), Connor Birky (44) and Logan Davis (44) paced Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley at Railside, with Hunt taking medalist honors. The Falcons defeated Iroquois West 177-202. The Raiders were led by Jacob Reitz (47), Justin Kuipers (49) and Calvin Tammen (49).

Tuesday's highlights: Arcola boys' golf sets record

In volleyball
Champaign Central 2, Normal West 0. Maranda Day provided 14 digs and Taya Westfield slammed six kills for the Maroons as they clobbered Normal West 25-22, 25-21 in a match played at Normal.

Sept. 22 Prep sports chat

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 12:30pm

Which undefeated area football team has the best chance to still be unbeaten after Week 9? Can Cetennial use its momentum from beating Central to work toward securing another playoff berth? Who have been surprise standouts on the golf course and tennis courts? How many goals will Judah Christian's Max Berry score this year? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is taking your questions at 12:30 p.m.

Sept. 22 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 2:00pm

What's next for an Illinois football team after losing to a MAC team at home? Is the Big Ten West bad enough the Illini might be OK? How is recruiting going for Lovie Smith and Co? Who's the most surprising team in the area high school sports scene? What do you want to see in the pages of The News-Gazette Sports section?

Monday's highlights: Centennial girls' tennis tops STM

In volleyball
Watseka 2, Prairie Central 0. Katie Kidwell pounded 13 kills as the Warriors (16-2) captured a two-set sweep over the visiting Hawks, 25-22, 25-18. Emily Bunting had a double-double (16 assists, 11 digs) while Kennedy Bauer contributed nine digs and five kills.

Area prep statistics: Girls' tennis (Sept. 20)

(Minimum two matches)

Victoria Gonzalez, Centennial    No. 1    9-0    1.000
Sophia Sobeski, St. Thomas More    No. 6    3-0    1.000

HS Girls Tennis: Centennial vs. STM

St. Thomas More vs. Centennial at Atkins Tennis Center in Urbana on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016.

Prep preview, week of Sept. 19

Each Monday, prep sports coordinator Anthony Zilis will take a look at five area events to circle on the calendar: