Sports

Games of the Week: Rantoul welcomes St. Joe into the Eagles Nest

Fisher Bunnies v. Lexington Knights (girls basketball)
McLean County Tournament
@ 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21 at Fisher H.S

The Bunnies suffered a disappointing loss to Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley on Saturday, and Ken Ingold’s crew should be focused and ready to redeem itself against Lexington Wednesday night.


RTHS to decide if home-schooled students can participate in extracurriculars

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor


RANTOUL — A home-schooled student in the Rantoul area is interested in playing baseball for Rantoul Township High School this spring, and the school board will consider a resolution on the matter at the February meeting.


RTHS may close loophole that allows students to graduate without passing P.E

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor


RANTOUL — The Rantoul Township High School physical education department has a problem — many students are choosing to sit in the balcony of the gymnasium instead of wearing their uniforms and working up a sweat.


Boys Basketball: Fisher, LeRoy game as good as advertised

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports edito
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COLFAX — The hallways of Ridgeview High School were filled with conversations about Saturday’s game between Fisher and LeRoy. The sixth and final contest of the McLean County Tournament’s first round was as good as billed, with the LeRoy Panthers coming out on top 59-51.


Girls Basketball: Fisher has uncharacteristic performance at McLean tourney

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor


COLFAX — Whether it was the cold, small and dimly lit gym or it was just an off day, the Fisher girls basketball team did not look like itself in the 47-36 loss to Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley on Saturday at Ridgeview High School.


Girls Basketball: Westville suffers a 'Mak Attack'

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor


DANVILLE — Makenzie Vinson started Saturday morning’s game at the David S. Palmer Arena with a 3-pointer. For all intents and purposes, the junior ended the game with a one as well — well, three to be precise.


Boys Basketball: Eagles spread the wealth in 66-36 win

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor


MAROA — Friday was a banner night for the Eagles, who had their best game this season in a 30-point win against conference foe Maroa-Forsyth in high school boys basketball.


Boys Basketball: Fisher dropped by LeRoy in must-see game at McLean tourney

By BRENDAN QUEALY

Rantoul Press sports editor

COLFAX — Fisher held tough against rival LeRoy Saturday night in the marquee matchup of the McLean County Tournament’s first round, but the Panthers proved too much for the Bunnies in the 59-51 nightcap.


Girls Basketball: Bunnnies bounced by GCMS at McLean County Tournament

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor

COLFAX — The Fisher girls basketball team dropped its first-round game to the Falcons of Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley on Saturday, losing 47-36 at Ridgeview High School.

The Bunnies were hurt by several missed layups and close shots to the rim in the loss.


Girls Basketball: Vinson's trio of treys give Trojans victory

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor

DANVILLE — Makenzie Vinson started Saturday morning’s game at the David S. Palmer Arena with a 3-pointer. For all intents and purposes, the junior ended the game with a one as well — well, three to be precise.


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