Sports

Turnovers spoil potential upset bid as Sabers defeat Eagles 43-0

By ZACK CARPENTER

Rantoul Press sports editor

RANTOUL — “One step forward; two steps back” was once again Rantoul’s motto Friday night.


Spreading the wealth: Six different Bunnies tally goals in win; Eagles explode for seven goals

By ZACK CARPENTER

Rantoul Press sports editor

Fisher diversifies

Two nights after blowing away Mt. Pulaski in a 6-0 win, the Fisher Bunnies soccer team built on the momentum with another 6-0 win on Thursday.


Stung: Bunnies fall to Hornets in straight sets; A-P's three-game winning streaks comes to an end

By ZACK CARPENTER

Rantoul Press sports editor

FISHER -- Sometimes you are overmatched and you know it.

That was the case for Tricia Schwing's Fisher volleyball team against Eureka Thursday night.


Volleyball wrap-up: Eagles fall; Trojans win third straight

By ZACK CARPENTER

Rantoul Press sports editor

Following a 4-1 day at the PBL Invitational which saw them take their second straight third-place finish at the tournament, the Eagles volleyball team was unable to capitalize on the momentum Tuesday night.


Rantoul tennis update

By ZACK CARPENTER

Rantoul Press sports editor

The Rantoul Eagles women's tennis team is currently 2-6 on the season and have taken 32 out of 69 individual matches.


Hat trick: Bunnies secure third win in a row

By ZACK CARPENTER

Rantoul Press sports editor

FISHER -- Even throughout the early season struggles which seemed to lead to a gloomy horizon, Levi Horsch held confidence in his team.

After Tuesday's 6-0 win over Mt. Pulaski, you can see why the Fisher soccer head coach was keeping his head up.


'Quarterbacks on the court': ‘Little warrior’ Hall provides quiet leadership for Eagles at libero

By ZACK CARPENTER

Rantoul Press sports editor

RANTOUL — In a nonconference match against Decatur MacArthur last Thursday, there was a crucial play in the final stretch of the Rantoul Eagles’ three-set win over the Generals.


'Quarterbacks on the court': Spegal’s commitment, effort make her a ‘go-to player’ as a senior

By ZACK CARPENTER

Rantoul Press sports editor

RANTOUL — It’s not a secret that setters can often be overlooked on a volleyball court.


Hamble-Twins plus one: Unique family atmosphere fills the air in Armstrong’s gym

By ZACK CARPENTER

Rantoul Press sports editor

ARMSTRONG — One of the sisters turned to the other two and started laughing.

Her face turned a light shade of red as she struggled to find the right words to say.


Coaching Convo: Rantoul soccer head coach Tim Robinson

Each week our sports editor Zack Carpenter will pick the brain of an area coach. This week’s insight comes from Rantoul soccer head coach Tim Robinson.

Zack Carpenter: You guys struggled to an 0-7 start to the year. What’s changed? What’s been the biggest difference?


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