Boys' Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Nick Griffith is a beast of a Bunnie

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor


FISHER — Nick Griffith woke up last Tuesday morning with a nasty case of the flu that had him expelling more fluids from his body than he could take in.

But the Fisher High School junior was intent on getting to school so he could suit up for the Bunnies that night against the LeRoy Panthers.


Boys Basketball: Bunnies bounce back in big way

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor


FISHER — Panthers beware. Coming face to face with a Bunnie may not be the brightest idea right now.

The Fisher boys basketball team is riding high heading into its game against Tri-Valley Friday after defeating the Panthers of both LeRoy and Paxton-Buckley-Loda.


Leader Classic Preview: Plucky Trojans can't be overlooked

By ANDREW ROSTEN
Paxton Record sports editor

ST. JOSEPH — As PBL found out in its 72-61 win over Armstrong-Potomac in the Interstate Classic, the Trojans can shoot.


Games of the Week: Dec.17-23

Armstrong-Potomac Trojans v. Bismarck-Henning Blue Devils (girls basketball)
@ 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 18

When the Armstrong-Potomac and Bismarck-Henning girls basketball teams get together on the court, there usually is some tension built up.


Athlete of the Week: Isaiah Robles is coming into his own

ARMSTRONG — Isaiah Robles has a long and lanky build, but his strength is what makes him an athlete — and his confidence is what has made the Armstrong-Potomac junior one of the early surprises of the 2014 boys basketball season.


Boys Basketball: Eagles splashed by Green Wave in home opener

RANTOUL — The road from young and inexperienced to veteran and savvied is not an easy one to travel, and Rantoul boys head basketball coach AJ Richard and his players may understand that better than most.


Boys Basketball: No rhythm and all blues for Fisher against El Paso-Gridley

FISHER — After a decisive victory against Grant Park at the Interstate Classic, the Fisher boys basketball team has stumbled a bit in its first two games of confer-
ence play. The Bunnies (2-4) fell to Tremont 34-50 on the road last Tuesday before coming home Friday night where they were defeated by the Titans of El Paso-Gridley 34-54.


Boys Basketball: Easy-to-like Trojans headed in right direction

ARMSTRONG — The Troans of Armstrong-Potomac may be winless this season (0- 5), but they have become a team the opposition cannot overlook.

With a starting lineup featuring veterans Dentler Loschen, Dustin Nixon and Jason Sollars along with varsity rookies Kinman Owens and Isaiah Robles, the Trojans have shown they will embody the “grinder” mentality night in and night out.


Fisher to 'Orange Out' for MS Friday, Dec. 5

Fisher High School is urging all fans to wear orange to the boys basketball JV and varsity basketball games starting at 5:30 p.m. this Friday at Fisher High School. The goal is to support awareness for Multiple Sclerosis.

The FHS volunteer club organized a weeklong event to raise awareness and help find a cure for the disease.


RTHS basketball holding 'Toys for Tots' drives Dec. 6 and 11

Rantoul Township High school boys and girls basketball will be hosting "Toys for Tots" drives at both JV and varsity games this month.


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