TEAM (PREVIOUS) COMMENT
1. Mahomet-Seymour (1) No. 2 state-rated Bulldogs have six runners under 16 minutes
2. Monticello (3) No. 3 state-rated Sages won Cowchip and Spartan Classic meets
3. Unity (2) No. 5 state-ranked Rockets won PBL Invitational
HOOPESTON AREA BOYS’ SOCCER
The Cornjerkers (11-5) stayed unbeaten in Vermilion Valley Conference play, not allowing a goal in the first half of either match. Skyler Barnard scored the first goal in both matches. Chase Bouse also scored in each match, and goalkeeper Bryce Leigh got the shutout against Georgetown-Ridge Farm.
RANTOUL — Danny Brown (Class of 1980), Kindi Schlittler Kooi (Class of 2002) and Randy Wright (Class of 2001) were inducted into Rantoul High School’s Hall of Fame last week in conjunction with the school’s homecoming.
■ Central 2, Urbana 0. Dana Westfield had 10 kills, Kelly McDonald contributed 11 assists and Virtuous Thomas had eight digs and three aces as the Maroons swept the Tigers 25-14, 25-10.
■ Bloomington 2, Centennial 1. Jordyn Jones had five kills and Jaime Johnson had 16 assists in the Chargers’ 25-21, 15-25, 25-15 loss.
The Illinois baseball team will take its first foreign trip in the modern era with a November tour to the Dominican Republic. The trip will run Nov. 22-29 and include games against several Dominican Summer League teams.
CHAMPAIGN — As simple and obvious as it sounds, Illinois is built for Big Ten play.
That play? It’s a physical, grind-it-out style.
These Illini? It’s what they do best.
CHAMPAIGN — Wes Lunt didn’t feel quite right when he stood up after a second-half hit against Texas State.
The Illinois quarterback’s right knee bothered him.