CLINTON — Clinton knocked off Central A&M 13-9, the Maroons' first win against the Raiders in 10 years thanks to a superb defensive effort.
Clinton held the Raiders to 149 yards of offense and forced two turnovers.
Alec Cooley finished with 92 rushing yards on 14 carries, including a 61-yard touchdown run in the third quarter to give Clinton a 13-2 lead.
OMAHA, Neb. — There was no letdown this time for the No. 16 Illinois volleyball team. After winning their first two sets in a match against Creighton on Friday, the Illini put away the Bluejays in four.
MAHOMET — Keith Pogue sees Tom Kenney make great plays regularly in practice during the week. But there are times on Friday nights when the Mahomet-Seymour junior makes a play so spectacular that even the head coach, who figured he had seen it all, is left picking his jaw up off the ground.
CHAMPAIGN — The Twin City football championship could have been determined Friday night.
Instead, Centennial extended the drama.
Scoring 20 points in each half, the state’s fourth-ranked Class 6A team handed previously unbeaten Central a 40-14 homecoming loss in front of an estimated 4,000 spectators at Tommy Stewart Field.
Executive sports editor Fred Kroner has been covering high school football since, well, Loren Tate was still hitting slow-pitch home runs at Dodds Park. So believe him when Kroner says it's rare to see Centennial and Champaign Central so good in the same season.
CHAMPAIGN — The top Illinois wideout this season will miss the first game of his career Saturday.
No. Name Ht. Wt. Class Hometown
12 Wes Lunt 6-5 225 So. Rochester