Teams of the Week: CG/D-W/Bement football in spotlight

The area’s lone unbeaten after 10 weeks, the Broncos piled up 384 rushing yards in a first-round Class 2A playoff win against New Berlin. “I think we do what we do about as well as any team I’ve been around,” coach Andy Kerley said. Area rushing leader Steve Isbell is 223 yards from  2,000 for the year.


Athletes of the Week: Davis and Richardson

Jon Davis
Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac, cross-country

Recently: Won the individual sectional championship at Decatur, with the fastest Class 1A time (14 minutes, 46 seconds) from the state’s five sectionals.

Prep Volleyball 3A Sectional: Centennial vs. Metamora

Centennial vs. Metamora in their class 3A volleyball Sectional semi-final game at Centennial in Champaign on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.

Simmons carries Spartans to regional crown

GIBSON CITY — St. Joseph-Ogden’s volleyball team is young, but it doesn’t lack confidence.

The fourth-seeded Spartans, behind Shelby Simmons’ 18 kills and 15 digs, defeated third-seeded Unity 25-11, 15-25, 25-20 to win a Class 2A regional championship Thursday night.

Chargers keep motoring along

CHAMPAIGN — Last year is a memory, a uniquely significant one, for current members of Centennial’s volleyball team.

Prep Volleyball 3A Regional: Central vs. Centennial

Centennial vs. Central in the Class 3A Regional at Central in Champaign Thursday, October 31, 2013. 

Bulletin Board: Davis to be honored by IBOA

Officials association schedules inductions
CHAMPAIGN — Three men will be feted for their contributions to basketball in tonight’s 27th tipoff meeting for the Illini Basketball Officials Association at Jupiter’s at the Crossing.

AOTW: D-W's Randolph, Urbana's Huart

Chandler Randolph
DeLand-Weldon, Senior

Recently: Had team-high totals of 19 kills, 10 blocks and four aces in the championship match of the ECIC tournament against Judah Christian.
In her own words: “We play as a family. We’re very close.”
I’m driving ... a Dodge Avenger
My last text went to ... Jay
For Halloween, I’m going as ... a cat

Tuesday's highlights: Central, Centennial showdown in works

Class 3A Regionals

■ Centennial 2, Urbana 0.
The top-seeded Chargers rolled to a 25-11, 25-8 semifinal victory at Champaign Central behind Ayla Dew’s six kills and Jaime Johnson’s four service aces.

Prep Volleyball 2A Regional: PBL vs. Unity

Paxton-Buckley-Loda vs. Unity  during their prep volleyball 2A regional game at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley high school in Gibson City on Tuesday, October 29, 2013. 

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