Madisyn Walton talks with Rantoul assistant coach Rich Thomas after hitting a base hit during Wednesday’s game against Danville. The Eagles won 17-6.
TOLONO — After competing in the IHSA sectional meet in Tolono Unity on Thursday, it’s official. Five athletes from the Rantoul Township High School girls track team are going to state.
RANTOUL — Lexi Sherrick got it done in both the batter’s box and on the mound for the Rantoul Eagles softball team last Wednesday against the Prairie Central Hawks.
The Rantoul Eagles baseball team finished in second place with a 5-2 record in the Illinois Valley Conference and 14-10 overall. The Eagles defeated Bloomington Central last Wednesday 10-5. Then on Thursday the team took care of business against Pontiac Indians with a 7-4 victory. The Eagles…
ST. JOSEPH — The St. Joseph Ogden sectional was the last chance of the season for the Fisher Bunnies girls track team to compete and set personal records.
RANTOUL — The Rantoul Eagles softball team fought back, but just couldn’t hold on at the end in a heartbreaker against the Lockport Porters Saturday.
TOLONO — It was a high scoring game to say the least in the Eagles softball team’s 15-12 loss to the Tolono Unity Rockets last Monday.
RANTOUL — Rantoul Township High School senior Nolan Roseman made it official after signing a letter of intent on Wednesday that he will be taking his baseball career to Quincy University.
COLLINSVILLE — The Rantoul Eagles track team brought only 14 players with them to the Collinsville Invitational on Saturday, which meant everyone that could compete had the chance to.
RANTOUL — The Eagles softball team had no answeragainst the pitching of the Illinois Valley Central’s Grey Ghosts at during their Saturday conference game against Illinois Valley Central’s Grey Ghosts.
ST. JOSEPH — The Rantoul Eagles track team showed how competitive it can be no matter what race or field event put in front of it. The Eagles finished second out of 25 teams at the Spartan Boys Classic held on Friday.
RIDGEVIEW — It took a bit longer than they probably wanted, but the Fisher Bunnies finally got their first win of the season.
FISHER — The Fisher Bunnies softball team bounced back on Saturday winning both of its double-header games on Saturday by double digits.
EDWARDSVILLE — The Rantoul Eagles boys track team received notable performances at the Winston Brown Invitational that was held in Edwardsville on Saturday.
SCHLARMAN — The Armstrong-Potomac Trojans softball game against the Schlarman Hilltoppers was a battle. By the end of the game, if you were to look at the final score, it seemed like a game of football.
FISHER —It didn’t matter that Taylor May was 0-4 in her first four at bats for the Fisher Bunnies, because her final at bat would decide the outcome of the game.
ARMSTRONG — Armstrong-Potomac senior Sarah Porter will be taking her volleyball career to Millikin University in Decatur after she signed a letter of intent on Thursday.
RANTOUL — The Rantoul Eagles (7-6) softball team had no way to answer to the Olympia Spartans on Thursday. The Eagles were held scoreless at home by the Spartans 9-0.
SPRINGFIELD — The Rantoul High School boys track team wasn’t in full force at the Capital City Classic meet in Springfield on Saturday.
FISHER — Fisher’s Dalton Burk finished in first place in both the 100-meter dash and the 200-meter dash at the Mens Invite on Thursday at Fisher High School. Burk’s final time for the 100-meter was 10.96 seconds and 23.18 seconds in the 200-meter.
Editor's note: The original article said that the Rantoul Eagles finished third in the Rantoul Invite when they actually finished second. The Rantoul Press deeply regrets this error.
RANTOUL — The Rantoul Eagles softball team started off the first couple of innings strong, but couldn’t pull out the win at home against the U-High Pioneers Saturday.
RANTOUL — The Rantoul Eagles baseball team went to Alabama to participate in the 2019 Gulf Shores High School baseball tournament over the spring break. The tournament included over 40 high school baseball teams from all around the country.
POTOMAC — It was the bottom of the seventh inning. The bases were loaded for the Armstrong-Potomac Trojans softball team, who were down against the Hoopeston Cornjerkers 8-6 on Friday.
RANTOUL — This Friday there will be a 5K run and walk race and a 1K kids fun run at Rantoul Township High School. The 5K will start at 5:45 p.m. and afterward the 1K will start at 7 p.m.
PONTIAC — The Rantoul Eagles softball team had no trouble in their game against the Armstrong-Potomac Trojans on Thursday with an 11-0 win.
RANTOUL — As the outdoor track season begins with the Rantoul Invite on Saturday at the Roger Quinlan Track and Field Complex, that means indoor season is officially over for the Rantoul Township High School boys track team.
FISHER — The Fisher High School Bunnies baseball team found itself down early, but fought back on its own field against the Armstrong-Potomac Trojans on Wednesday, coming up short at the end.
PAXTON — After 12 years as Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School’s head football coach, it was hard for Jeff Graham to envision working anywhere else this upcoming fall. Then the opportunity to work in the dual capacity of superintendent/principal at Ludlow Grade School came up, and he had his off…
BLOOMINGTON — The sound of Rantoul Township High School indoor school track records breaking could almost be heard in Rantoul. On both the boys and the girls level. All the way from Illinois Wesleyan University’s Shirk Center in Bloomington.
RANTOUL — The Rantoul Eagles and Fisher Bunnies softball game got off to a quiet and slow start.No runs were scored in the first two innings. Both teams struggled to put the ball in play, leaving runners stranded on the bases.Fisher strikes first
RANTOUL — The Rantoul Eagles baseball team did not let an inning go to waste when it came to scoring on Thursday against Decatur Eisenhower Panthers. The Eagles defeated the Panthers in just five innings, 11-1. The game ended early, because of the 10-run rule.
FISHER — Lucas Chittick has been having quite the year on the Fisher High School boys track team, to say the least.Chittick finished second in the 3200-meter race at Saturday’s Illinois Prep Top Times Class AA Meet.Chittick finished with a time of 9:35, beating his previous record (9:52) for…