After a tight first half, the Monticello High School boys' basketball squad outscored Unity 34-19 in the final two quarters to capture a road win at Tolono on Monday (Feb. 18).
Area high school girls' basketball teams will hit the court for post-season action next week. Here is the when and where they will begin their regional journeys.
Monticello rallied from a 13-point deficit early in the fourth quarter to take a 1-point lead with three minutes remaining, but a couple mistakes and a travel call on the potential game-tying basket ended the Sages’ hopes in a 52-50 road loss to Paxton-Buckley-Loda on Friday.
Monticello senior athletes Mattie Lieb and Emelia Ness signed their letters of intent to compete with the Illinois State women’s track and field program Friday at a ceremony in the Monticello High School media center.
There’s a list of names that come to mind when discussing the Monticello cross-country program. IHSA state standouts Steve Schroeder and Hannah Houska are perhaps at the top of the list.
It had been more than four decades since DeLand-Weldon last won a regional championship in volleyball. All it took was outstanding performances from four seniors to rewrite the record books.
A week after suffering a sprained neck in a game against Rantoul that sent him to the hospital, Monticello senior Matt Kerr was back on the field making big plays in front of a homecoming crowd Friday.