Boys' Basketball

One-thousand points for Armstrong's Dalton Loschen

ARMSTRONG- Scoring a thousand points for a high-school basketball player is an accomplishment that isn’t easy. Dalton Loschen joined the elite 1,000-point club during Armstrong’s road game against Danville Schlarman on Feb. 1.


Rantoul Eagles win last home game of the season

RANTOUL- The Rantoul Township High School boys basketball team bounced back in a big way on Saturday against Bradley-Bourbonnais for its final home game after losing a tough game the night before.


Fisher boys knock of visiting Minutemen

FISHER — The Fisher Boys basketball team


Last-minute technical halts Rantoul Eagles comeback

RANTOUL — In basketball the outcome to a game can come down to the final minute. Each possession and call the referees make will matter. 


Rantoul dominates Olympia at home

RANTOUL — The Rantoul Eagles boys basketball team dominated Friday’s game against the Olympia Spartans with a 67-39 win.

By the end of the first quarter, Rantoul had scored 21 points while limiting the Spartans offense to only 4 points. In the second quarter, Rantoul again scored another 21 points ending the half with the score of 42-16.


Asmussen: Former Fisher great, current Illini Griffith acing different kind of test

CHAMPAIGN — Zach Griffith's two-game playing streak ended Wednesday night against Wisconsin. But he was still plenty active for the Illinois basketball team.

He jumped off his seat and participated in huddles. He encouraged his teammates when they struggled. He kept his head in the game.


Area roundup: GCMS/Fisher wrestling defeats Rantoul/PBL

GIBSON CITY — The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher High School wrestling team defeated Rantoul/Paxton-Buckley-Loda 60-21 in a dual meet on Thursday.

GCMS/Fisher's Hayden Workman pinned Seth Forbes in a time of 30 seconds in the 285-pound match. Kaden Gream pinned Keddrick Terhune in a time of 3:10 in the 138-pound match for the Falcons.


Eagles unable to respond as BCC dominates second half in 'championship game' atmosphere

BLOOMINGTON — Tommy Nelson and Luke Yoder have been sensational all season as the leaders of the Bloomington Central Catholic boys basketball team.


Trojan boys take fifth at county tournament

DANVILLE — In the final 39 seconds of the game, Kyler Stephens simply could not miss from the free throw line in the fifth-place game at the Vermilion County boys basketball tournament.

Stephens’ six free throws in the final minute pushed Armstrong-Potomac Trojans past Georgetown-Ridge Farm, 59-52, Saturday night.


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