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In The Corner Podcast - Episode 8 - Ken Ingold

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Sports Editor Brendan Quealy drops by Fisher High School for a chat with head softball and girls basketball coach Ken Ingold to talk a little about family and sports, but a lot more about books.

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Softball: Smith clicks the right 'Lynx' with Lindenwood

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor


RANTOUL — Back in November when Jordan Smith signed her letter of intent to attend and play softball at Lindenwood-Belleville, putting ink on that piece of paper was more than just a signature — it was a guarantee of life after high school.


Women's Basketball: Wascher earns NJCAA honors

CHAMPAIGN — Hannah Wascher of Rantoul, a member of the Parkland College Cobras Women's Basketball Team, recently joined her teammates in receiving top recognition from the National Junior College Athletic Association.


Baseball: Eagles escape with 12-9 win against Trojans

By BRENDAN QUEALY
Rantoul Press sports editor


RANTOUL — Last year, the Rantoul baseball team put an all-out drubbing on Armstrong-Potomac, winning 39-1. Monday afternoon, the Trojans looked to erase that piece of history but fell short, losing 12-9 in a competitive game between the two area ball clubs.


Softball: Eagles blast Blue Devils

RANTOUL — The Eagles got home runs from Rheanna Jones and Logan Wascher in their 10-2 home victory Monday.

Jones, Allie Jordahl, Jordan Smith and Harley Denny each had two hits.

Jordahl pitched a complete game and struck out 14 batters


Baseball: Fisher loses big to Monticello

MONTICELLO — A 13-run first inning from the Sages effectively put the game away Monday as Fisher lost 14-1 on the road.

Five hits, including a 3-run home run from Austin Hopper, five walks and two errors hurt Fisher’s chances for a win.

Zach Griffith took the loss in the shortened five-inning game.


Baseball: Rogers' 6 RBI lead Fisher to win against Bombers

OREANA — Ten runs in the final three innings were enough for the Fisher Bunnies to walk away with a 12-5 win on the road against Argenta-Oreana.


Ragle resigns as Fisher boys basketball coach

FISHER — Marking the second major coaching change in the last two weeks, Ron Ragle resigned from his position as the head coach of the Fisher boys basketball team Friday.

“It was very difficult, very tough and emotional,” Ragle said of his decision to step down. “I’ve devoted 10 years of my life to it. I’m probably the only one in my family who agrees with the decision.”

 


Softball recaps; game postponements

Rantoul Eagles – 16

Schlarman Hilltoppers – 2

Kaylee Denton homered for the Eagles as the softball team cruised in a nonconference win against Danville Schlarman on Wednesay.  Denton, Allie Jordahl and Rheanna Jones all drove in three runs to lead Rantoul.

 

Fisher Bunnies – 17


Softball: Bunnies strike early in 11-6 win against Rantoul

RANTOUL — A Fisher team walked into Wabash Park for the second time in less than a week, but this time the Bunnies left with a win.

After the Fisher baseball team lost to Rantoul last Friday 7-1, the Fisher softball team grabbed an 11-6 victory against the Eagles (2-1) in a game that was much closer than the score indicated.


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