Time to serve

Sports editor Matt Daniels looks at one regional to watch in each class as the volleyball postseason starts today — Full pairings, B-4.


A group effort from St. Thomas More

CHAMPAIGN — St. Thomas More senior Mica Allison is one of the best high school setters in the country.

She also happens to be one of the top high school opposite hitters in the country, as she showed when she started at the position for the U18 United States national team at the World Championships this summer.

Prep Highlights: Class 1A girls' tennis at state

In girls' tennis

At State

Class 1A. Uni High's Lindsay Huang won both of her matches on Thursday, headlining the area's five second-day qualifiers. Teammate Grace Qiu nearly did the same, losing narrowly in the second round before rebounding to advance in the consolation bracket.

HS Volleyball: Oakwood vs. Schlarman

Oakwood vs. Schlarman in a prep volleyball game at Schlarman Academy in Danville on Thursday, October 19, 2017.

Prep Highlights: Vermilion County Tournament

In volleyball

Vermilion County Tournament

HS Volleyball: Judah vs. Heritage

Judah Christian vs. Heritage in a prep volleyball match at Judah in Champaign on Monday, Oct. 16. 2017.

Prep Highlights: Maroons' rally falls short

In football

HS Volleyball:STM vs ALAH

The High School of St. Thomas More vs Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond in the Sixth Annual Morgan Buerkett Tournament, a sixteen-team Volleyball Tournament hosted by The High School of St. Thomas More. 

Prep Area volleyball stats


(Minimum 2.00 average)

Player, School Kills Avg.

Emily Duis, Milford 333 5.95

Savannah Matthews, M-S 286 4.85

Kennedy Bauer, Watseka 266 4.75

Maddy Hopkins, Blue Ridge 255 4.40

Gabby Wessels, Cissna Park 239 4.35

Alison Smith, Tri-County 221 4.17

Raeanne Allen, D-W 201 4.02