Illini West girls beat C-SE for third time

January 29, 2015 0 Comments

Beating a team three times is never easy. Throw in the emotions of senior night and the difficulty increases exponentially. That’s the task the Illini West girls basketball team was faced with Thursday night. The Chargers had beaten Central-Southeastern two times before, including once in the championship game of the Lady Panther Classic, and were […]

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Illinois Boys Basketball Polls – Week of Jan. 26

January 27, 2015 0 Comments

Here are the boys prep basketball polls with rank, team, first-place votes, record and total points. Class 4A School    W-L    Pts    Prv 1. Stevenson (9)    17-2    99    1 2. Simeon (1)    18-2    89    2 3. St. Rita    15-2    81    3 4. Lake Forest    18-1    63    4 5. Rockford Auburn    18-1    52    5 6. Normal Community   […]

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Illinois Girls Basketball Polls – Week of Jan. 26

January 27, 2015 0 Comments

Here are the girls prep basketball polls with rank, team, first-place votes, record and total points. Class 4A School    W-L    Pts    Prv 1. Whitney Young (9)    19-1    90    1 2. River Forest Trinity    19-2    74    2 3. Fremd    18-4    62    4 4. Benet    21-2    56    3 5. Edwardsville    20-0    52    5 6. New Trier    19-1    […]

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Canton gets rematch with Palmyra, this time at full strength

January 23, 2015 0 Comments

The last time the Canton boys basketball team and the Palmyra boys basketball met on Dec. 5, the Tigers were shorthanded in a 58-52 loss in Canton, Mo. Canton was without point guard Logan Brown, meaning Cameron Durst and Gabe McKenzie took over ballhandling duties. McKenzie finished with a game-high 33 points in the loss […]

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Illinois Girls Basketball Polls – Week of Jan. 19

January 21, 2015 0 Comments

Here are the girls prep basketball polls with rank, team, first-place votes, record and total points. Class 4A School W-L Pts Prv 1. Whitney Young (9) 17-1 90 1 2. River Forest Trinity 17-1 78 2 3. Benet 21-1 68 3 4. Fremd 17-4 61 4 5. Edwardsville 17-0 56 5 6. New Trier 18-1 […]

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Illinois Boys Basketball Polls – Week of Jan. 19

January 21, 2015 0 Comments

Here are the boys prep basketball polls with rank, team, first-place votes, record and total points. Class 4A School W-L Pts Prv 1. Stevenson (10) 16-2 110 1 2. Simeon 16-2 96 2 3. St. Rita 14-2 90 3 4. Lake Forest 17-1 67 4 5. Rockford Auburn 14-1 60 5 6. Normal Community 17-1 […]

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Hancock County Invitational Tournament All-Tournament Team

January 17, 2015 0 Comments

Below is the five players named to the 2015 Hancock County Invitational Tournament All-Tournament Team. Nolan Ard — Illini West Braden Bennett — Illini West Jonny Dahl — Keokuk Cory Miller — Unity Winston Smith — Southeastern Tournament MVP: Jonny Dahl — Keokuk

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Winchester Tournament All-Tournament Team

January 17, 2015 0 Comments

Below is the 10 players named to the Winchester Tournament All-Tournament Team. Matt Muller — Porta Luke Gillingham — Carrollton Joseph Myers — Griggsville-Perry Taylor Hiemann — Central Michael Mast — Liberty Max Muller — Porta Hunter Flesner — Payson Seymour Gus Baalman — Hardin Calhoun Drew Burwinkel — Payson Seymour Manning Plater — Rushville-Industry

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Central Lady Panther Classic All-Tournament Team

January 17, 2015 0 Comments

Below is the 13 players named to the 2015 Lady Panther Classic All-Tournament Team. Names are in alphabetical order. Mallory Battefeld — Lewistown Aubrie Carlisle — Illini West Summer Burgard — South Fulton Kyle Crouse — South Fulton Josie Finch — Illini West Bella Fisher — Havana Michaela Gronewold — Illini West Jordan Hildebrand — […]

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Eating right key for area wrestlers at tourneys

January 17, 2015 0 Comments

West Hancock wrestler Will Lucie was at a loss for energy in his quarterfinal matchup Friday night at the Quincy Invitational. Winning his first match with a pin just 1 minute, 2 seconds into the match may have conserved him just enough energy to beat East Peoria’s Phoenix Stuart in the quarterfinals with a pin […]

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