Ben Theobald

Don't wait to support this Illinois team

I’m still settling in here as the sports editor at the Rantoul Press as I enter my third week. I feel like I am still catching up and trying to figure things out. I hate disappointing people, whether it be my bosses or the people who read the newspaper. So bear with me where I am going with this.


One-man volleyball team to visit RTHS to talk about beating the odds

You wouldn’t think a volleyball team that consists of only one man would be very successful but that is not the case with Bob Holmes. Holmes is a one-man volleyball team and not only has he won volleyball games by himself, he’s won against professional teams such as the Redskins, Orioles and the Minnesota Vikings.


Bunnies Coach: Room for improvement

FISHER- Finishing your season 5-25 is a tough pill to swallow. That was the case for the Fisher High School girls basketball team this season.

Fisher coach Ken Ingold said he knew this year would be tough for his team because of its lack of varsity experience.


One-thousand points for Armstrong's Dalton Loschen

ARMSTRONG- Scoring a thousand points for a high-school basketball player is an accomplishment that isn’t easy. Dalton Loschen joined the elite 1,000-point club during Armstrong’s road game against Danville Schlarman on Feb. 1.


One-thousand points for Armstrong’s Dalton Loschen

ARMSTRONG- Scoring a thousand points for a high-school basketball player is an accomplishment that isn’t easy. Dalton Loschen joined the elite 1,000-point club during Armstrong’s road game against Danville Schlarman on Feb. 1.


Rantoul Eagles win last home game of the season

RANTOUL- The Rantoul Township High School boys basketball team bounced back in a big way on Saturday against Bradley-Bourbonnais for its final home game after losing a tough game the night before.


Fisher boys knock of visiting Minutemen

FISHER — The Fisher Boys basketball team


Eagles can't contain first-half momentum

RANTOUL — The Rantoul high school girls basketball team started the first half well against the Pontiac Indians, but lost the momentum in the second half.


Last-minute technical halts Rantoul Eagles comeback

RANTOUL — In basketball the outcome to a game can come down to the final minute. Each possession and call the referees make will matter. 


Don't hate me for being Cards fan

When the idea of me doing journalism started for me, my first thought was that I would be doing sports. That didn’t start out being the case in my first real professional job.

Since I graduated from Iowa State all my reporting and writing jobs have been dealing with covering news whether it be city council, crime or an election.


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