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HEYWORTH — For the second year in a row the LeRoy girls are regionals champs. And for the second year in a row they will face a talented Cissna Park team to open up sectional play.
The girls staved off a fourth quarter rally from the Heyworth Hornets Thursday night to take the 45-40 victory and the regional championship plaque.
BLOOMINGTON — The LeRoy High School co-ed cheerleading team will compete at state Friday afternoon for the first time in the program’s history.
The appearance at state is part of a new tradition in LeRoy High School competitive cheerleading which began this year.
By Myron Schroeder|For the Press
DOWNS — Following another double digit loss Monday night, the Tri-Valley Lady Vikings honored Lauren Walters, their lone departing senior.
BLOOMINGTON – The LeRoy Panthers shot well and the Blue Ridge Knights did not.
That, coupled with the towering post presence of Matt Chastain, led the No. 4 seed LeRoy boys to the 66-44 victory Friday night at Illinois Wesleyan’s Shirk Center.
BLOOMINGTON – The rest of the LeRoy crowd held their breath, but Skielyr Trenkle and Danielle Cooley were nothing but cool confidence.
FARMER CITY — The Ridgeview School Board has voted to extend a football co-operative with Lexington but not Blue Ridge, the Blue RIdge School Board learned this week.
Free throws propel Knights to win
COLFAX — In the last five minutes of action between the eight-seeded Knights and nine-seeded Bunnies, the Blue Ridge boys didn't convert a field goal. But they did outscore the Fisher boys 12-5 to take the 61-53 victory Saturday afternoon to open McLean County Tournament action.
It’s tournament day, but unfortunately I’m a little more disappointed than excited this year.
With myself as much as anything.
In the days since covering Tri-Valley vs. Flanagan-Cornell at Downs and writing a column about the exchange, I’ve heard from various people from those I respect to those I’ve never met.
I’ve learned some things.
FARMR CITY — Matt Chastain didn't shoot particularly well — by his standards at least — but he still ended up taking over the game Thursday night against Blue Ridge.
The game was uncharacteristically low scoring for both squads as the Panthers won 45-35 on a night where the shots weren't falling on either side.