Prep Sports

Fisher looks to secure first playoff berth in four years with win over LeRoy

Fisher Bunnies (5-3) vs. LeRoy Panthers (3-5)

Friday, 7 p.m.



Win, and you’re in. Lose, and ... well ... who knows?

Week 8 Football Previews

Rantoul Eagles (2-5) at No. 2 Unity Rockets (7-0)



Soap Box Derby racer sweeps weekend, reaches milestone

Joshua Ostrander, 14, of Rantoul, won all four soap box derby rally races at Bowling Green, Kent., on Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Eagles soccer falls on Senior Night

RANTOUL — The Rantoul soccer team struggled on Senior Night, falling to Bloomington Central Catholic 5-0 last Tuesday at Bill Walsh Field.

The Eagles (7-13) face Champaign Central in the regular season finale today (Wednesday) at home at Bill Walsh Field.

Trojans split; Rantoul goes 1-2; Fisher drops three straight

ARMSTRONG — The Armstrong-Potomac volleyball team defeated Westville last Tuesday in three sets but then dropped its third game against Milford in four tries on Thursday.

The Trojans (14-9) received 14 kills and four blocks from Sarah Porter and eight kills and two blocks by Maddie Buhr.

Volleyball regional brackets announced

All three area volleyball teams found out their postseason fates Friday afternoon.

Rantoul was given a No. 11 seed in its sub-sectional of the 3A Pontiac Sectional and was dropped into the Champaign Central Regional.

VanWinkle narrowly misses cut at 2A sectional

SAVOY — Trey VanWinkle was five strokes away from being the first Rantoul/Paxton-Buckley-Loda golfer to advance to the IHSA Class 2A state meet since Brock Peavler in 2012.

Movin' on up: Four Rantoul/PBL golfers advance to sectional; Fisher girls pair moves on

MAHOMET — Four Rantoul/Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys golfers will advance to the sectional round after playing in Tuesday's IHSA Class 2A Mahomet-Seymour Regional.

Trey VanWinkle finished tied for ninth place overall with a score of 82.

Brown leads Eagles in first-half shootout; BCC scores 41 unanswered points

RANTOUL — Angelo Brown carried the Rantoul football team with a monster first half, accounting for all of the Eagles’ 20 points via 33- and 1-yard rushing touchdowns followed by an 85-yard kickoff return touchdown.

Bunnies dig themselves out of early hole, but fall to No. 5-ranked Tri-Valley

DOWNS — Going up against a top-10 ranked 2A team for the second time in three weeks, it looked like the Fisher football team might pull off another program-building stunner.

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