Oct. 22 prep sports chat

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 12:30pm

It's Week 9 of the high school football season. How many teams are already in the playoffs? Who has work left to do? And who wins the annual rivalry game between Centennial and Central? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is here to deliver answers to any of that and whatever other preps-related topic is on your mind. His weekly chat gets started at 12:30 p.m.

Saturday's highlights: Mahomet-Seymour runners sweep event

In volleyball
Vermilion County Tournament
Armstrong Potomac 2, Bismarck-Henning 0. Mackenzie Vinson had a double-double with 12 assists and 11 digs — while chipping in four kills — to lead Armstrong-Potomac to a 25-21, 25-23 sweep.

Thursday's highlights: Baker, Michael lift SJ-O

In volleyball

■ St. Joseph-Ogden 2, St. Thomas More 0. Kylie Michael had nine kills and five digs, with Karlie Baker finishing with 22 assists in St. Joseph-Ogden’s 25-17, 25-18 sweep. Hayes Murray finished with 12 assists for the Sabers, while Mica Allison had eight kills and two blocks.

High School Volleyball: SJO vs STM

St. Joseph-Ogden Spartans take on the St. Thomas More Sabers in volleyball action at St. Joseph-Ogden High School in St. Joseph on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. 

High school bulletin board: Urbana athletics honors six

Six honored by Urbana athletics
Four former multi-sport athletes were inducted into the Urbana Hall of Fame last Friday during halftime of the Tigers’ football game against Peoria Notre Dame.

Area prep statistics: Volleyball (Oct. 14)

(Minimum 2.00 average)
Player, School    Kills    Avg.

Libby Wikoff, D-W    246    4.56
Kylie Michael, SJ-O    185    4.30
Shelby Mascari, Oakwood    147    4.20

Prep Athletes of the Week: Michael Behrensmeyer and Marissa Morrisey

Michael Behrensmeyer
St. Thomas More soccer/golf

Tuesday's highlights: Chrisman, Hoopeston runners win VVC

In volleyball
Sangamon Valley tournament
Watseka 2, Dwight 0. The Warriors used nine kills from McKensie Hagen and eight from Katie Kidwell in a 25-12, 25-20 win. Emily Bunting added 23 assists and two aces.

Oct. 15 prep sports chat

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 12:30pm

The high school football season is winding down. What area teams have clinched playoff berths? What teams can make a deep run in the playoffs? How about boys' golf? Which area individual has a good shot at taking home a state title this weekend? Will the Uni High soccer team lose again?

Monday's highlights: 18 area golfers headed to state

In boys’ golf
At El Paso. While Urbana Uni High junior Varun Chopra was winning medalist honors by 7 shots on Monday, after a 70 at a Class 1A sectional, Bismarck-Henning’s all-underclassmen team secured the school’s fourth state berth in the past five years.