Villa Grove Blue Devils

Villa Grove Blue Devils

Tuesday's prep highlights: Bowie, Kirby lead Sabers in local bout

In volleyball

Armstrong-Potomac 2, Westville 0.

Hope Hambleton tallied eight points, two aces, 13 assists and 10 digs in a convincing 25-16, 25-16 victory for the Trojans (3-4, 1-0) over their Vermilion Valley Conference foe. Madison Brown notched 14 digs for the visiting Tigers (1-2, 0-1).

High school football scoreboard: Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2018

A hero's welcome greeted Jason Seaman Friday night at Mahomet-Seymour football's home opener.

Seaman, a 2007 M-S graduate, stopped a school shooting in late May by tackling the shooter inside Seaman's classroom at Noblesville (Ind.) West Middle School.

That's a wrap: Week 2 prep football roundup

A glance at the results of Friday's area Week 2 games:

Danville 21, Urbana 20

URBANA — The visiting Vikings used a 44-yard touchdown run from Devin Miles and a subsequent extra point for the go-ahead lead early in the third quarter, holding on for a Big 12 win.

Thursday's prep highlights: STM wins three-set thriller

In volleyball

Argenta-Oreana 2, Meridian 1. Camilyn Newbanks finished with 30 assists, nine digs, three kills and three blocks in a 25-19, 18-25, 25-12 victory for the Bombers (6-2).

Prep football statistical leaders: August 30, 2018


Player,School Att Yrds TD AVG

Hopkins, Arcola 20 206 3 10.3

J. Wiliams, A-O 12 203 3 19.2

Ahlden, IWest 22 188 2 8.5

T. Wilson, Fisher 32 185 5 5.8

Lapin, GRF/C 22 176 2 8.0

Kerns, PrCntrl 29 148 1 5.1

Tuesday's prep highlights: SJ-O, STM volleyball stay unbeaten

In volleyball

Argenta-Oreana 2, Central A&M 0. Camilyn Newbanks accounted for 18 of the Bombers' 20 assists, helping Argenta-Oreana (5-2) to a 25-13, 25-21 victory at home.

Monday's prep highlights: Blue Ridge volleyball defeats Fisher

In volleyball

Bement 2, Sullivan 0. A tightly contested affair went to the Bulldogs (2-5), as the hosts garnered a 25-23, 26-24 win over the Redskins (0-2). Shelby Strack recorded five kills and 12 digs for Bement, while Tatum Auth added 14 assists and two digs.

Prep pulse: August 27, 2018

Among the many pieces we dedicate to area high school sports is our Athlete of the Week feature, which began last Wednesday with Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys' golfer Connor Birky and Tuscola girls' golfer Claire Ring.

Saturday's prep highlights: Arcola football overwhelms South Beloit

In football

Arcola 42, South Beloit 0. Austin Hopkins rushed for 206 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries to lift the host Purple Riders (1-0), with Beau Jones throwing for 103 yards and two touchdowns. Pedro Guana added 86 rushing yards and a TD.

In volleyball

Crosstown Classic

High school football scoreboard: Aug. 24-25, 2018

The first kickoff of the 2018 prep football season is in the books.

And for the next eight weeks weeks, is your place to find scores involving area high school football teams.

On the first Friday night of the season, 25 area games were played, with one area team, Arcola, kicking off at 2 p.m. Saturday against South Beloit.