Boys' Basketball

Boys Basketball: Fisher pushes streak to 4 with win against Heyworth

FISHER — The Fisher boys took care of business Friday night as they dropped the Heyworth Hornets at home 58-44. The Bunnies now sit at 14-9 on the season and re 5-6 in the Heart of Illinois Conference.


Boys Baksetball: Eagles take care of Rockets on the road

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor

TOLONO — Kevonte Williams may have put the exclamation point on Friday night’s game between Rantoul and Unity when he grabbed a steal, gathered himself and threw down a monstrous dunk to send the Eagles’ bench and crowd into a frenzy.


‘GRAND’ Pointer: Fisher’s Grant Pointer scores 1,000th point in win against rival STM

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor

FISHER — Grant Pointer needed 22 points Tuesday night to eclipse the 1,000-point mark for his career.

The Fisher senior scored 27.


Athlete of the Week: Kevin Williams big on talent, potential

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor


RANTOUL — Kevin Williams is a big kid, but the Rantoul Township High School sophomore is a bit quiet when it comes to talking about himself. Or so it seemed. His head coach had a bit of a different opinion.

“Really? Well, you should interview him during class then,” AJ Richard said with a laugh.


Boys Basketball: A-P still looking for its style

By BRENDAN QUEALY

Rantoul Press sports editor


DANVILLE — Saturday’s fifth-place game of the McLean County Boys Basketball Tournament was not a pretty one for Armstrong-Potomac.

The Trojans trailed 21-4 after the first quarter, and things would get worse as the game went on. A-P lost 61-26 to the Oakwood Comets.


Boys Basketball: Fisher nets signature win with McLean County consolation title

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor


COLFAX — A first-possession 3-ball from Grant Pointer cleared the cobwebs for Fisher in its Saturday morning game, and it cleared the way for a 20-point win against El Paso-Gridley for the McLean County  Tournament consolation title.


Boys Basketball: Eagles get all 'fouled' up

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor


RANTOUL — With the biggest crowd in attendance in quite some time, the Eagles Nest was roaring on Friday as Rantoul took on the Spartans of St. Joseph-Ogden in a vital conference high school boys basketball matchup.


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.


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.


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