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SJ-O softball's Mickaela Fleming and Salt Fork track & field Alec Dutton

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Athletesof the WeekEllie EnglandUrbana, JuniorSoccerRecently: Had two goals and two assists for the Tigers in a 7-0 win against Danville.In her words: "We have a lot of potential. We will get better as the season goes along."I’m driving ... a Subaru Forester.I’m dying to see ... "Pitch Perfect." Again.

Athletes of the WeekChantal MeachamCentennial, SeniorBasketballRecently: Lock-down defender hit three three-pointers in back-to-back postseason games as the third-ranked Chargers won their third consecutive regional championship.

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Tanner VanDalsenMonticello, SeniorWrestlingRecently: Followed up on regional title with a sectional crown, decisioning the same 195-pound foe in the finals in consecutive weeks. He’s ranked sixth this week entering state.In his own words: "All the hard work I put in paid off. I wrestled all year long, giving up football."

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URBANA – The names are ones of multi-sport Urbana High athletes from nearly a quarter of a century ago: Kirk Mammen, Mark Mammen and Dave Williams.The individuals are ones, however, who are still prominent in the sporting community.They might be more recognizable by their stage names as SuperDome, Tanglefoot Jones and Six-burgh.

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Steve WillardARMSTRONG – Bob Bezely started teaching and coaching in the Armstrong school district in 1957. More than a half-century later, he remains active with the district as a bus driver. His lengthy tenure means one thing: He has seen hundreds and hundreds of athletes.