Monday's prep highlights: Fox's double-double leads Bombers to win

In volleyball

Arcola 2, Uni High 0. Olivia Key's four kills were tops for the visiting Purple Riders (8-20) in a 25-10, 25-9 win over the Illineks (1-17) in nonconference play. KayLee Hohlbauch contributed two kills and two aces to the winning effort, while Delaney Melton potted five aces.

Illini tight end transferring

CHAMPAIGN — On the heels of a tough loss on homecoming, the Illinois football team lost even more Monday night.

Sophomore tight end Lou Dorsey announced Monday night via Twitter his decision to leave the program and transfer to another school.

Illini moving on after blowout loss

Illinois football coach Lovie Smith reflects on Saturday's 46-7 loss to Purdue while looking ahead to the challenge the Illini will face this Saturday at No. 23 Wisconsin.

2018 football, volleyball, boys' soccer schedules/results


Aug. 25    vs. South Beloit        W 42-0        1-0

'Major power outage' shuts down UI athletic facilities; tennis center still closed

URBANA — A “major power outage” shut down multiple athletic facilities Monday morning on the University of Illinois campus, with Atkins Tennis Center remaining closed until at least Tuesday afternoon.

Our pick to click: Andres Feliz

In his weekly podcast, 'Inside Illini Basketball,' beat writer Scott Richey was asked about the breakout player on Brad Underwood's team. His choice:

Oct. 17 Illinois basketball, volleyball & football chat

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 12:30pm

The countdown continues (now less than a month) until the season opener for Illinois men's basketball. Meanwhile, Illinois football is reeling after a blowout loss to Purdue and Illinois volleyball might be back on track after getting a top 10 win against Wisconsin after getting swept by Minnesota.

Area golf leaders: Oct. 15, 2018


Name, School Rnds Ave.

C. Ellis, Sullivan 18 35.7

Pinter, Westville 18 36.6

Richardson, Tri-County 17 37.7

McCoy, Central 28 37.8

Nelson, University High 22 37.8

Birky, GCMS 16 37.9

Kilcullen, Prairie Central 12 38.6

Z. Rogers, Bement 17 39.3

Vanwinkle, Rantoul/PBL 19 39.9

Area girls' swimming leaders: Oct. 15, 2018

200 Medley Relay

Swimmer/School Time

Centennial 1:56.54

Central 2:00.09

Uni High 2:01.39

Danville 2:02.89

Urbana 2:16.86

Mahomet-Seymour 2:18.14

St. Thomas More 2:25.67

PBL 2:42.73


200 Freestyle

Sally, Ma, Uni HIgh 1:58.25

Lizzie Gile, Centennial 2:00.01

N-G volleyball Top 10: Oct. 15, 2018

The final week of the regular season is upon us, with St. Thomas More trying to push back toward the top of our ranks. Preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS is trying to come up with a firm top 10 as postseason action nears later this month:


1. St. Joseph-Ogden, 21-2 (1)