FISHER – The Fisher Bunnies girls basketball team took it’s seven-game win streak into a high-profile match up with one of the best teams in the area, the Tuscola Warriors, on Thursday.
FISHER – The Fisher Bunnies and Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley Falcons boys basketball teams met in front of a near-capacity crowd on Tuesday night. The Falcons’ were able to claw their way to a 70-56 win in the rivalry game.
FISHER – Anytime someone scores 1,000 points in a high school career it is a special moment. For Fisher’s Sidney Hood it was special, but even more so because of the family ties to the program. When Hood hit the milestone last month against Cissna Park, the Bunnies’ sideline was emotional. …
The Rantoul Eagles girls basketball team started out the week at home last Monday against Unity. The Eagles fell to the Rockets 50-40. Myejoi Williams led Rantoul in scoring with 13 points while also bring down nine rebounds. Jazmeon McClyde had nine points and three boards for the Eagles. A…
ARMSTRONG — The Armstrong-Potomac Trojans and Fisher girls basketball teams have both got off to slow starts in the 2019 portion of the season. It was never about a lack of effort for either team, and that showed when the two teams met for their first game of 2020.
PAXTON – Trey Van Winkle is normally on Rantoul’s side when it comes to sports. The Panthers senior was a standout on the golf course for the Rantoul-PBL golf team in the fall.
RANTOUL — Brett Frerichs is no longer the Rantoul boys’ basketball coach, with Eagles athletic director Travis Flesner confirming Friday that Frerichs resigned last month.Frerichs stepped down from his role on Dec. 20 after four-plus seasons in charge during his second stint leading the Rant…
CHAMPAIGN — In real life a Bunnie wouldn’t have much success in a fight with a saber — unless quickness won out. That, unfortunately, proved to be true last Tuesday when the Fisher boys basketball team took on the St. Thomas More Sabers.
There is a lot of promise when it comes to sports in the area. I have talked about it before, but the most promising thing for the area in my opinion is the sports complex that is being built here in Rantoul.
RANTOUL — Eagles and Bunnies don’t interact very often, at least off the court. That was not the case when Fisher and Rantoul girls basketball met on the hardwood on Saturday afternoon.
For the last two years Donald Robertson, father of former Rantoul Township High School student-athlete Donnell Robertson, has donated $500 towards a scholarship in honor of Donnell. This year’s recipients of the Donnell Robertson scholarship are Jerry Harper and Kam Rome. Each student will …
CHAMPAIGN — For Zach Griffith, playing for the Illini has always been a dream come true. Scoring has never been a need for Griffith at the college level, but it is now a part of the dream.
GIBSON CITY — The Fisher Bunnies boys basketball team offensive attack was solid all week in Gibson City, The Bunnies defense struggled in pool play causing Fisher to drop to 0-3. The Bunnies picked up the first win of the season in 7th place game defeating the Armstrong-Potomac Trojans 80-61.
ARMSTRONG — The Armstrong Township High School boys basketball team went 7-25 last season. The Trojans were young, but the best thing about young teams is that they get older.
ARMSTRONG — Coming off of a 13-16 2018-2019 campaign, the Armstrong Township High School girls basketball team is looking towards three returning starters to lead this year’s squad.
The MLB does a great job of finding ways to keep their scandals out of the season so by the time the season come around people will have forgotten about it.
FISHER – Will Delaney is fresh off leading the Bunnies football team to an 8-3 record and a second-round playoff berth. But Delaney doesn’t have much time to relax as he will be tasked with leading Fisher’s basketball team as the Bunnies point guard.
FISHER — Most teams coming off a sub-.500 season don’t have high expectations for the upcoming season. The Fisher Bunnies girls basketball team is not one of them.
RANTOUL – When the Rantoul Eagles boys basketball team held its annual Meet the Eagles scrimmage Saturday night the goal was to “entertain and for the kids to have fun,” head coach Brett Frerichs said.
FISHER — The Pirates of Toledo Cumberland came into Fisher looking to plunder a playoff game from a Bunnies team that beat them in a first-round playoff game last year. It didn’t work out for Cumberland, but the Pirates gave Fisher quite a tussle before falling 26-14.
METAMORA — Senior Johnathon Gossett qualified for the cross country sectional round Saturday for the second straight year with his performance in the Metamora Regional.
FISHER — The Fisher Bunnies football team is headed back to the playoffs for the third year in a row. The Bunnies will host Toledo Cumberland for the second straight year in the first round. The Bunnies would not of had the opputunity to host with out taking down the Leroy Panthers 55-36 on …
FISHER – The Fisher Bunnies football team will host Toledo Cumberland for the second straight year in the first round of the IHSA playoffs.