Sports

Three GCMS/Fisher Middle School wrestlers earn IESA Class A state meet berth

COAL CITY — Three Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher Middle School wrestlers earned a trip to the IESA Class A state meet. 

Carson Maxey finished third in the 90-pound bracket at Saturday’s Coal City Sectional while Aiden Sancken (135 pounds) and Shawn Schlickman (75 pounds) each placed third as well.


Eagles fall to Mahomet 61-56 in regional game

RANTOUL — When a team loses a close game, a coach can point to many reasons. The Rantoul Township High School Eagles ended their season on Monday night with a 61-55 loss to the Mahomet-Seymour Bulldogs in the opening round of the Illinois High School Association Class 3A Regional, which was held at RTHS.


Bunnies fall to eventual regional champion Cissna Park Timberwolves, 76-44

FISHER — The Fisher High School boys basketball team was just no match against Cissna Park who it met in the second round on Feb. 20.

The Bunnies were trailing by 19 going into the locker room just after the first half, 42-23.


Rantoul girls coach Reed sees progress as season comes to an end

RANTOUL — It was a tough season for Rantoul Township High School coach Renee Reed’s girls basketball team and that’s putting it lightly given that their final record was 8-19, 2-7 in conference play.


Rantoul boys track team competes in second indoor meet of the year

Two indoor track meets down, four meets to go.                                  

The Rantoul boys track team competed in its second indoor meet of the year, the Normal West hosted Wildcat Invitational, which was held at Illinois Wesleyan University.


Rantoul boys track team competes in second indoor meet of the year

Two indoor track meets down, four meets to go.                                  

The Rantoul boys track team competed in its second indoor meet of the year, the Normal West hosted Wildcat Invitational, which was held at Illinois Wesleyan University.


One-man volleyball team to visit RTHS to talk about beating the odds

You wouldn’t think a volleyball team that consists of only one man would be very successful but that is not the case with Bob Holmes. Holmes is a one-man volleyball team and not only has he won volleyball games by himself, he’s won against professional teams such as the Redskins, Orioles and the Minnesota Vikings.


Bunnies Coach: Room for improvement

FISHER- Finishing your season 5-25 is a tough pill to swallow. That was the case for the Fisher High School girls basketball team this season.

Fisher coach Ken Ingold said he knew this year would be tough for his team because of its lack of varsity experience.


One-thousand points for Armstrong's Dalton Loschen

ARMSTRONG- Scoring a thousand points for a high-school basketball player is an accomplishment that isn’t easy. Dalton Loschen joined the elite 1,000-point club during Armstrong’s road game against Danville Schlarman on Feb. 1.


Rantoul Eagles win last home game of the season

RANTOUL- The Rantoul Township High School boys basketball team bounced back in a big way on Saturday against Bradley-Bourbonnais for its final home game after losing a tough game the night before.


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