Monday's prep highlights: Central blanks SJ-O

In volleyball

Champaign Central 2, St. Joseph-Ogden 0. Maddie LeGrande’s 10 kills and Katie Sloniger’s 10 digs propelled the Maroons to a 25-23, 25-21 road win. Kelley McDonald and Emma Atkinson combined for 21 assists for Central.

Saturday's prep highlights: M-S runners take title

In cross-country
At Metamora. ALEX KEEBLE was second, JACKSON POWELL seventh and WILLIAM WOLF eighth as Mahomet-Seymour won the 22-team boys’ race at the Runnin’ Red Invitational. COREY WHITE was 12th for ninth-place Champaign Central. Central’s HANNAH WRIGHT (18:04) placed 12th as the Maroons finished 14th in the girls’ race.

Friday's prep highlights: Chargers win soccer tourney opener

In boys’ soccer

Centennial 3, Lincoln 1. Diamond Williams and Thomas Hazlewood each scored in the first half, leading the Chargers to victory in the first round of the Jacksonville High School soccer tournament.

Thursday's highlights: Central, Centennial sweep matches

In volleyball

■ Urbana 2, Decatur MacArthur 1. The Tigers battled to a 27-25, 22-25, 25-11 road win behind Anna Billman’s 12 kills and nine blocks. Michelle Driscoll had 24 assists for Urbana.

Tri-County wins marathon match

CERRO GORDO — In what will be remembered as The Match That Would Not End, Tri-County ultimately repeated as Little Okaw Valley Conference volleyball champion.

The Titans claimed a 21-25, 25-22, 33-31 triumph Thursday night against an Arthur-Lovington team they had split with in the regular season.

Prep Volleyball: LOVC Championship 2013

Tri-County vs. Arthur-Lovington during their LOVC Championship game at Cerro Gordo on Thursday, October 10 , 2013. 

True or False? (podcast)

We put prep sports coordinator Fred Kroner and one-time Big 12 beat writer Bob Asmussen on the spot during this week's 25-minute podcast. Will Central win the Twin City title? Will Jimmy Fitzgerald commit to Illinois? Will M-S win the Corn Belt? 

Preps Podcast 10-10-13

Preps Podcast 10-10-13: Play now!

Jim Rossow, Fred Kroner and Bob Asmussen discuss the latest in high school football, volleyball, golf, cross country and more.


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Wednesday's prep highlights: Quintas delivers for Centennial

In boys’ soccer

■ Centennial 4, Charleston 0. Alfonso Quintas had three goals and one assist for the visiting Chargers, who scored all of their goals in the second half. Sammy Lack had two assists for Centennial (4-7-2).

“I was very pleased with our teamwork and effort (Wednesday night),” Chargers coach Andrew Peralta said.

Bulletin Board: The end (of an era) is near

ATWOOD — The Oct. 18 football homecoming game at Atwood-Hammond will be a special one: It will be the school’s final one.

A year ago, Atwood-Hammond teamed with Arthur-Lovington for a co-op in most sports. In June, A-H will close and become part of the Arthur-Lovington district.