Colin Likas

Bunnies cruise past Urbana Uni High before falling to Lexington in regional semifinals

FISHER — A repeat performance would have gone over well with the Fisher girls basketball team last Monday as it opened its own Class 1A regional with a quarterfinal bout against Uni High.

Eagles bring back familiar face in Sean Taylor

RANTOUL — Sean Taylor has been around when it comes to high school hoops. His storied career along the sidelines, which landed him a spot in the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame's 2012 class, has taken him to seven different institutions as a preps leader.

Bunnies try to close with bang

FISHER — To say coach Ken Ingold's Fisher squad has a daunting slate to conclude the regular season would be an understatement. Ridgeview, Heyworth and Eureka are all teams that have been seen in the Associated Press voting conversation throughout the season, and the Bunnies will face the trio between Thursday and Feb. 1.

Trojans drop three straight at county tournament; drop to 8-12 on the year

DANVILLE — Freshman Lexie Breymeyer nailed six of her team-best 10 points in the fourt quarter as Hoopeston Area (8-15) dispatched Armstrong-Potomac (8-12) by a score of 34-29 in the fifth-place tilt of the girls’ Vermilion County tournament on Friday.

Trojans net back-to-back wins, defeat Westville to seal 5th place at county

DANVILLE — Senior Shawn Reardon threw down 13 points and junior Kyler Stephens added 11 as Armstrong-Potomac took care of Westville, 46-38 in the fifth-place showdown of the Vermilion County tournament on Saturday.

Bunnies regaining confidence

FISHER — Even before Fisher coach Cody Diskin's team dispatched Deer Creek-Mackinaw 70-67 on Tuesday in a thrilling Heart of Illinois Conference overtime affair, he felt his Bunnies were making strides in the correct direction.

Rockets power through Eagles' strength on boards

RANTOUL — It came down to rebounding in Monday's Illini Prairie Conference girls' basketball game between Unity and Rantoul.

Limping along: Bunnies fall to state title hopeful Monticello, HOIC leader Tremont

MONTICELLO — No one will ever mistake the Monticello boys' basketball team for a small group. The Sages list five players on their roster at 6 foot 3 or taller, and another three at or above the 6-0 threshold.

Tough tourney start: Trojans start Leader Classic 0-4

ST. JOSEPH — Prior to the final first-day game of the 29th annual Leader Classic on Wednesday, host St. Joseph-Ogden recognized "super fan" Juanita "Nita" Brooks, who died in July at age 79. After that touching moment, the Spartan boys' basketball team got down to business and never let up.

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