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Eagles set records in the 4x200-meter relay, shot put competition, long jump and more at the Gene Armer and Field Invitational

Girls track team set records at Gene Armer Invitational By: BEN THEOBALD Rantoul Press Sports Editor CHAMPAIGN — It was another week of breaking records for the Rantoul girls track team at the 2019 Gene Armer Track and Field Invitational.


Rantoul’s Harper breaks track record by finishing first in the 400-meter dash at Charleston Invite

The Rantoul High School boys track team competed and once again continued to break records after participating in the 2019 Charleston High School Invite on Saturday.


Rantoul softball's offense dominates Hoopeston in five innings

The Rantoul Eagles softball team did not need seven innings to deal with the Hoopeston Cornjerkers on Thursday, due to its lineup running up the scoreboard.


Rantoul’s Hall, Harper, Gossett, Swift, Cunningham, Lewis, Bufford all get firsts in relay races at First to the Finish

On Saturday, the Rantoul boys track team got off to a fast start at its fourth indoor track meet, to say the least.

The 2019 First to the Finish Rantoul Indoor Invite got to a hot start for the Eagles when they obtained first place in the second section of the 4x800-meter relay, finishing with a time of 8:32.44, which broke a school record. The previous record was 8:39.


Rantoul Eagles baseball season officially starts

The 2019 season for the Rantoul Eagles baseball team will officially start on Thursday at Wabash Park against Bloomington with the first pitch scheduled to be at 4:30 p.m.


Fisher’s new baseball coach ready to start the season

The Fisher Bunnies baseball team will begin its season today if the weather permits on the road against Bismarck-Henning High School. First pitch will be at 4:30 p.m.

Coach Mike Callahan will be starting his first year as a baseball coach at Fisher.


Rantoul boy track team's Swift, Cunningham, Harper, Buford and Hall set school records

On Saturday, two new indoor school records were set by the Rantoul boys track team.

More might fall in the next two weeks, or maybe three weeks if you are fortunate enough to be included in the upcoming Top Times Meet, which will only invite you if you have one of the top 16 times in the state.


Eagles showed improvement as season progressed

RANTOUL — The Rantoul Township High School boys basketball team had a lot of issues to deal with as it played through its season.

Issues included injuries, dismissal of players from the team and losing key senior players from last year. The team found itself in a big slump starting its first half of the season at 2-10, but the team did not give up senior, Hayden Cargo said.


Fisher's Martin and Brozenec advance in sectional of Three-Point Showdown

COLFAX — Fisher High School basketball players Tyler Martin and Carson Brozenec will be heading to Peoria, after advancing in the three-point competition that took place during Friday’s sectional championship in Ridgeview High School.


Eagles' diamond season starts March 11

RANTOUL — The calendar year has entered into March, which means it’s time to break out the gloves, and the bats and hit the field because it is softball season.

The Rantoul Eagles softball team’s scheduled to have its season opener against Westville on Monday, March 11 at Wabash Park. Game time will be at 4:30 p.m.


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