Prep volleyball statistical leaders: Sept. 19, 2018


Player, School Kills Avg.

Katelyn Young, Oakwood 132 4.71

Kennedy Bauer, Watseka 169 4.69

Sarah Porter, A-P 121 4.48

Taylor Powell, ALAH 125 4.46

Raeanne Allen, D-W 130 4.19

Savannah Matthews, M-S 185 4.02

Emily Meidel, BHRA 103 3.96

Allie Trame, STM 112 3.86

Champaign Central at Centennial girls' swim and dive highlights

Video highlights from a girls' swimming and diving meet between Champaign Central and Centennial on Sept. 18, 2018, at Unit 4 Pool, with post-event reaction from Maroons coach Katie VanHootegem and athlete Maddie Hieser, as well as Chargers coach Courtney Lehmann and athlete Lizzie Gile.

Deep Maroons roster overcomes Chargers' many wins


It's the number of times in a Tuesday girls' swimming and diving dual between rivals Champaign Central and Centennial that the host Chargers topped an event leaderboard.

When all was said and done at Unit 4 Pool, however, the Maroons boasted a 95-88 victory.

How was it possible?

HS Girls Swim: Centennial vs. Central

Centennial vs. Central in a girls prep swim meet at Unit 4 pool in Champaign on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. 

Fisher, BHRA football debut in 2018 AP polls

Both Fisher and Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin cracked their respective top 10s in the latest Associated Press prep football polls, which came out Tuesday afternoon.

The Bunnies and Blue Devils checked in at No. 9 in Class 1A and 2A. Both teams are off to a 4-0 start this year.

Boys' and girls' golf pairings released for 2018 regionals

Local prep boys' and girls' golf teams on Monday learned where their respective postseason runs would begin, as the IHSA released regional pairings and sectional sites.

N-G football Top 10: Sept. 18, 2018

The season is at the halfway point, and preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS is back with his latest area rankings of top teams:


1. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, 4-0 (1)

Falcons cruised past Fieldcrest and have allowed just 18 points thus far. Major test this week with Fisher.

Area boys' soccer leaders: Sept. 18, 2018



Diego Camarena, Iroquois West 33

Luke Rudolph, Monticello 23

Drew Reifsteck, BHRA 17

Santiago Rodriguez, Ch. Central 16

Angel Barajas, Iroquois West 15

Dawson Rogers, Oakwood/SF 14

Reynaldo Zarco, Ch. Central 14

Caleb Bleich, Fisher/GCMS 13

Joe Sellett, STM 12

Monday's prep highlights: VanWinkle's 33 top medalist tally

In volleyball

Blue Ridge 2, Villa Grove 0. The Knights (20-3) outlasted the Blue Devils (5-8) in a 25-12, 25-13 nonconference outcome as Hannah Brackenhoff collected nine digs, Polly Reynolds notched seven kills and two blocks, and Avery Fisher posted 20 assists.