ST. JOSEPH — Monticello Middle School’s seventh grade girls basketball team took a one-point halftime deficit and turned it into a 25-16 regional title last week at St. Joseph.
CERRO GORDO — The Cerro Gordo-Bement Broncos went 4-0 to win their own tournament last week, which featured 10 teams. The Broncos started the season with a 70-55 win over LeRoy at the tournament.
PLEASANT PLAINS — A strong effort on both ends of the floor propelled the Monticello High School boys’ basketball team to a 54-35 win in its season opener at Pleasant Plains on Nov. 23.
In October, the top junior high baseball and softball players in the state of Illinois were nominated by junior high coaches to play in the All-State Showcase Tournament at Future Champions Sports Complex in Jacksonville. Selected players were assigned to regional teams, who then competed fo…
CERRO GORDO – Coaches around Central Illinois are still getting to know their new teams, but are excited to be back to a “regular routine,” after the COVID-19 pandemic played havoc with last year’s season.
FISHER — The Monticello girls (3-1) launched their 2021-2022 basketball season with a stunning debut in the Falcon/Bunnie Girls Basketball Tip-Off Tournament.
Monticello High School runner Rachel Koon signed a letter of intent on Nov. 11 to continue her running career at Division I Eastern Illinois University. Seen here with her parents, Kim and Mark Koon, Rachel will run both cross country and track and field at EIU, which is a member of the Ohio…
FARMER CITY — Blue Ridge High School’s volleyball squad earned not only its eighth straight regional title, but a 30th win for the season when it defeated Judah Christian in the culmination of the regional tournament at Blue Ridge two weeks ago.
MONTICELLO — The Monticello volleyball girls (20-16) reached the end of their outstanding season with a fatal blow from Maroa-Forsyth during their first Sectional game.
PANA — After starting the season 0-3 and beating the odds of making the Class 2A playoff, the Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond football team could not again beat the odds to upset the No. 2 seeded Panthers at Pana Friday night.
FARMER CITY — Blue Ridge won its eighth-straight IHSA Regional title on its home court by defeating DeLand-Weldon, LeRoy and Champaign Judah Christian this past week.
DECATUR — The Arthur-Lovington-Atwood- Hammond’s boys’ program won its second consecutive Class 1A sectional championship Saturday at Hickory Point Golf Course in Forsyth, with the Knights’ 75 points better than the totals of 19 other teams, including runner- up St. Joseph-Ogden.