Kevin Taylor stepped aside to spend more time with his family, while Arteaga is moving on from multiple coaching asments at Westville.
Allen participated in soccer, basketball and baseball for the Maroons throughout his high school career, making the All-Area first team twice on the pitch and helping the baseball team to a Class 3A regional championship. Preps coordinator Colin Likas breaks down the local high school sports season that was, shining a spotlight on some of the best and brightest from fall, winter and spring athletics.
A handful of Unity athletes — some of them graduates — represented the school Thursday during its second consecutive victory in The News-Gazette's Program of the Year chase. The Maroons graduate has been a longtime assistant coach in three sports, but now he'll oversee the school's boys' basketball program.
One athlete with local ties ended her involvement in the Tokyo Olympics on Friday, while another hopes to extend his participation on Saturday. Dylan is off to the Braves organization, while Mark plugs away as BHRA's football and baseball coach: 'We all just feel very, very blessed'.
Family and friends of Bailey Dee, a former Champaign Central and Danville Area Community College basketball player who was shot dead in Atlanta last weekend, remembered him Thursday and spoke against gun violence. From his small-town roots to his close family ties, incoming St. Joseph-Ogden junior Ty Pence is making a name for himself. And Division I college basketball coaches are taking notice.
Local senior football players will have one last chance to impress, while area basketball coaches did just that during the shortened season. The Spartans junior-to-be took an unofficial visit to Illinois' campus on Wednesday and came home with his first Power 6 offer. He guided the program to four regional championships in his six-season tenure. The National Federation of State High School Associations on Wednesday announced it'll permit a second shot clock for any states that want to utilize one.
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Breaking News. For Tuscola's Quinn, relationship with Loyola's Valentine seals college deal. Arteaga replaces Taylor as St. Joseph-Ogden girls' basketball coach. Aug 12, Top of the Morning, Aug. Aug 8, Aug 4, Aug 1, The Latest. As repeat Program of the Year, Rockets 'don't apologize for being the best'.
Summer youth programs
Rantoul's Schilb shines against U. Jul 31, He's finally at the top: Central's Nix pumped for first chance as head coach. Jul 30, Nix tabbed to lead Central basketball.
Jul 23, Longtime assistant announced as interim boys' coach. Payan gladly lends helping hand to numerous Judah Christian sports programs. Jul 22, From the sports editor's desk Dodd family cherishing this moment. Jul 18, Tuscola's Quinn picks up first out-of-state Power 6 offer. Jul 12, Star basketball player now possesses 13 offers overall. Jul 2, Jun 29, From the sports editor's desk Should Champaign be destination for football and boys' basketball state series? Jun 27, A decorated group of sportswriters across the state weigh in on the debate. From the Sports Editor's Desk Quinn's recruitment staying busy — and picking up steam.
Jun 20, Tuscola standout has plethora of Division I offers. Catching up with Colin: Shrine Game players announced, hoops coaches honored. Jun 13, Danville's Tevin Smith commits to Denver men's basketball program. Jun 4, Jun 2, SJ-O standout receives one after unofficial visit on Wednesday. Finke steps down as Champaign Central boys' basketball coach.
May 27, May 16, Catching up with Colin: More accolades bestowed upon former area prep standouts. May 9, May 2, Rolling Meadows' Max Christie le latest group of Illinois' best. Top of the Morning, May 2, Sabers hire familiar faces Martin, Easton to coach basketball teams.
May 1, Dec 31, 1 min to consume. Prep Boy's Basketball: Unity vs. Rantoul Prep Boy's Basketball: Central vs. Prep Boy's Basketball: Danville vs.
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