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DWIGHT— The Rantoul Township High School wrestling team went 3-0 to open the season by beating Unity, Hoopeston and Dwight all by 10 or more points.
GALESBURG — Rantoul Township High School head coach A.J. Richard was happy to get his first-career win as the boys basketball team defeated United Township High School 68-55 Nov. 27 at the Galesburg Tournament.
The Eagles (2-3) trailed the Panthers (0-5) early in the contest, but possessed the resilience to bounce back.
By RYAN FERGUSON
For Rantoul Press
GIBSON CITY – So far, the Fisher boys basketball season feels like a battle on a see-saw.
One night, the Bunnies are down. The next, they’re up. Then, down. Then, back on top.
PAXTON — The Armstrong-Potomac boys basketball team didn't get a win until the end of last season.
This year, the Trojans (1-3) were able to by game four.
A-P got that coveted win in a 47-38 triumph over Grant Park (0-4) at the PBL/Manteno Interstate Classic in Paxton.
ARMSTRONG — The Armstrong-Potomac girls basketball team has played seven games thus far.
And A-P head coach Nick Hipsher could not be happier with the results as the Trojans are 5-2.
FITHIAN— Head coach Mike Glosser has one simple quality he wants all of his Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac wrestlers to have.
"I want them to be tough," Glosser said. "Not just physically tough, but mentally tough also. That is the most important. Also, we want them to become better wrestlers from the beginning of the season to the end."
By CECELIA VERMILLION
For Rantoul Press
The seventh graders at Gifford Grade School earned their second win of the season downing Judah Christian 51-30 on Nov. 12. Gifford scored 21 points in the third quarter to put the game out of reach.
FISHER — The Fisher girls basketball team placed second in the seventh annual Lady Falcon & Bunnies Tip-Off Classic last week.
The Bunnies (3-1) defeated Centennial's junior varsity Nov. 18 (54-13), Villa Grove/Heritage (47-10) Nov. 19 and St. Joseph-Odgen Thursday (45-43) before falling to Iroquois West 56-34.
CHAMPAIGN — The Rantoul Township High School girls basketball team began the season 1-3 in the Blue Star Classic tournament this past weekend at St. Thomas More and Parkland College.
The Eagles defeated Urbana 45-35 Friday, but lost to Champaign Central 50-40 Thursday and Danville Schlarman 38-31 Saturday.
CHAMPAIGN —After the Rantoul Township High School girls basketball team played its game Saturday during the Blue Star Classic, I stuck around to see one of the best young talents in the nation.
St. Thomas More's Tori McCoy (6-foot-4), arguably the top sophomore in the United States.
McCoy is a center who flat out dominates the competition.