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CHAMPAIGN — Rantoul High School knew what to expect from Urbana.
“I watched four game films and saw them in person on Friday,” coach A.J. Richard said.
What the Eagles didn’t know was how well the Tigers would execute their game plan.
RANTOUL — The St. Malachy Tigers seventh-grade girls volleyball team defeated the No.1 seed Bement Bulldogs Wednesday night to take home the regional championship crown.
FISHER — Before Friday night’s regional championship game, the home crowd and the players were still buzzing about Grant Pointer’s last-second Hail Mary heave from near midcourt in last Wednesday’s semifinal game.
ARMSTRONG — They may not be Shawn Hunter and Cory Matthews of ABC’s 1990s hit “Boy Meets World,” but Armstrong Township High School’s Shawn Johnson and Corey Buhr are just about as close as best friends can be.
CATLIN — Down 11-2 after the first quarter and then 19-6 at the halfway mark, the Armstrong-Potomac boys varsity basketball team could have thrown in the towel against the Salt Fork Storm.
Instead, the Trojans (5-23) came out refreshed and made Salt Fork (22-8) work for their 57-40 victory during the first round of regional play at Catlin High School last Tuesday.
RANTOUL — Kolton Vermillion’s first word as an infant was “ball.” From the time he could pick up an object, that object was being thrown across the kitchen or the family room, and sometimes with enough force to cause some bodily injury to a family member.
GIBSON CITY – A trip to the IHSA Class 1A state duals was just not in the cards this year for the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher wrestling team.
One of the responsibilities of a reporter is to remain objective. For sportswriters, that means when you are covering a game, you are there doing your job, and you are not a fan.
We are not supposed to cheer for one team over another nor are we to show any emotion. We are to stay a stone-faced and silent observer. And I must say I have been quite good at that — for the most part.
Little League registration will open March 3 and close March 31. Call for prices and league information. If registering after the open dates, children will be placed on a waiting list.
Register for Rantoul Hurricanes swim team