CHAMPAIGN — Centennial volleyball coach Stan Bergman made a decision he had hoped to avoid.
Teams of the Week
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UNITY GIRLS’ CROSS-COUNTRY
Athletes of the Week
St. Joseph-Ogden, football
Recently: Rushed for 170 yards and scored two touchdowns as the Spartans shut out Monticello to reach the Class 3A quarterfinals.
WASHINGTON — Volleyball is not about how many points are scored. It’s about when the points are scored. Centennial’s Chargers discovered that fact Saturday in a three-set Class 3A super-sectional loss to LaSalle-Peru.
ARGENTA — The harsh reality of life in athletics is that the ultimate goal is never really achieved. Winners and losers alike strive to be the best, but in the final analysis, there is always something to improve.
St. Teresa defeated St. Joseph-Ogden 25-16, 25-20 Thursday in a Class 2A sectional volleyball title match at Argenta-Oreana’s Kimler Gymnasium.
CHAMPAIGN — When the going got tough, Centennial’s volleyball team got going.
The Chargers didn’t stop and are headed to the Elite Eight and a Class 3A super-sectional match Saturday night against LaSalle-Peru.
Centennial vs. Bloomington Central Catholic in thier IHSA Class 3A Sectional Championship match at Centennial High School in Champaign on Thursday, November 7, 2013.
DANVILLE — Four schools received sportsmanship recognition this week from the Vermilion County Principals’ Association.
Winners are chosen each fall for volleyball and football. The individual volleyball recipient is Armstrong-Potomac’s Rachel Miles. The football honoree is Westville’s Kyle Brazas. Both athletes are seniors.
ARGENTA — Shelby Simmons and her St. Joseph-Ogden volleyball teammates continued their late-season surge Tuesday night.
The Spartans overpowered Salt Fork 25-12, 25-13 in a semifinal match of the Argenta-Oreana Class 2A volleyball sectional. SJ-O carries a nine-match winning streak into Thursday’s championship match against St. Teresa.