The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


February 18, 2014

Local Calendar


Prep Boys Basketball

Attica at Faith Christian, 5 p.m.

Covington at Benton Central, 5 p.m.

North Putnam at North Vermillion, 5 p.m.

Armstrong-Potomac at Hoopeston Area, 6 p.m.

Georgetown-Ridge Farm at Oakwood, 6 p.m.

Salt Fork at Bismarck-Henning, 6 p.m.

Schlarman Academy at Milford, 6 p.m.

Westville at Chrisman, 6 p.m.


Prep Boys Basketball

Chrisman at Salt Fork (Catlin), 6 p.m.

Georgetown-Ridge Farm at Armstrong-Potomac, 6 p.m.

Prep Girls Basketball

IHSA Class 4A Normal Community Regional: Danville vs. Normal Community, 6 p.m.

Men’s College Basketball

Lincoln College at Danville Area Community College, 7:30 p.m.

Illinois at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Women’s College Basketball

Lincoln College at Danville Area Community College, 5:30 p.m.


Men’s College Basketball

Iowa at Indiana, ESPN, 8 p.m.

Butler at St. John’s, Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.

Winter Olympics

Men’s hockey, NBC Sports Network, 6 a.m.

Men’s hockey, NBC Sports Network, 11 a.m.

Men’s speedskating, nordic combined, Chs. 2, 13, 17 (NBC), 2 p.m.

Women’s Alpine skiing, men’s freestyle skiing, women’s bobsled, women’s short track, Chs. 2, 13, 17 (NBC), 7 p.m.

Figure skating, Chs. 2, 13, 17 (NBC), 10:35 p.m.


Men’s College Basketball

DePaul at Xavier, CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m.

Northwestern at Ohio State, Big Ten Network, 6 p.m.

Illinois at Minnesota, WDAN-AM 1490, WDNL-FM 102.1, Big Ten Network, 8 p.m.

Notre Dame at Miami, Fox Sports Net Midwest, 8 p.m.


PGA Tour: WGC-Match Play Championship, first round, GOLF, 11 a.m.

National Basketball Association

Chicago Bulls at Toronto Raptors, Comcast Sports Net Chicago, 6 p.m.

Indiana Pacers at Minnesota Timberwolves, ESPN, 7 p.m.

Winter Olympics

Men’s hockey, quarterfinals, NBC Sports Network, 2 a.m.

Women’s curling, semifinals, USA, 4 a.m.

Men’s hockey, quarterfinals, NBC Sports Network, 6:30 a.m.

Women’s curling, semifinals, MSNBC, 8 a.m.

Women’s figure skating, NBC Sports Network, 9 a.m.

Men’s hockey, quarterfinals, USA, 11 a.m.

Men’s hockey, quarterfinals, MSNBC, 11 a.m.

Men’s curling, semifinals, MSNBC, 1:30 p.m.

Women’s speedskating, cross-country skiing, Chs. 2, 13, 17 (NBC), 2 p.m.

Men’s curling, semifinals, CNBC, 4 p.m.

Figure skating, men’s Alpine skiing, women’s bobsled, men’s snowboarding, Chs. 2, 13, 17 (NBC), 7 p.m.

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  • SPT- CN0419 - Bis-Henn Baseball photo 1 Taylor slows Blue Devils BISMARCK -- After a perfect game from Ross Learnard on Tuesday, the Salt Fork baseball team received another outstanding pitching performance on Friday from Cole Taylor, who struck out nine and allowed only one hit over five innings as the Storm beat

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  • SPT - CN0419 - Danville softball photo 1 Danville blasts three homers to beat Westville WESTVILLE -- Danville coach Corey Pullin knew it was just a matter of time until junior Alissa Peelman and sophomore Lindsey Lowenstein started seeing positive results at the plate. On Friday afternoon, the duo of Peelman and Lowenstein gave the Viki

    April 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • Danville girls track wins Raider Invitational BLOOMINGTON -- The Danville girls track team picked up four wins as they were able to beat the pack at the Lady Raider Invitational on Friday. Sadie Elliott won the 3,200 in 11 minutes, 51.75 seconds for Danville, while Aariona Graham won the long ju

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  • Friday's Local Scores PREP BASEBALL At Bismarck Salt Fork 15, Bismarck-Henning 0 Salt Fork 040 0(11) -- 15 14 0 Bis-Henn 000 0 0 -- 0 1 8 WP -- Cole Taylor. LP -- Dustyn Ingram. Two or more hits -- SF: Ross Learnard 3, Max Stutsman 3, Garrett McFadden, Lane West

    April 19, 2014

  • SPT- Cn0418 - Covington softball photo 2 Trojans cruise to victory COVINGTON, Ind. - The Covington softball team had a big first inning as they scored five runs on their way to defeating Attica 11-1. Attica threatened to score in the first, getting Karrah Pattengale to second, but they were unable to drive her home.

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • Lunger steps up for Buffaloes GEORGETOWN -- In only the second start of his career, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman pitcher Tyler Lunger pitched a five-hit complete game as the Buffaloes defeated Milford 8-2 on Thursday in Vermilion Valley Conference action. "I feel I threw well

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  • SPT - CN0418 - Danville boys tennis photo Maroons blitz young Vikings DANVILLE -- In the process of gaining experience, the Danville boys tennis team has taken a few lumps in the first few weeks of season. On Thursday afternoon, the Champaign Central Maroons delivered a few lessons to the younger Vikings with a 9-0 vic

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Peelman pitches no-hitter as Vikings beat Maroons CHAMPAIGN -- Alissa Peelman pitched a no-hitter as the Danville High School softball team beat Champaign Central 11-0 in five innings on Thursday in Big 12 Conference action. Peelman was also 3-of-4 with three RBIs for the Vikings while Mackenzie Kin

    April 18, 2014

  • Thursday's Local Scores PREP BASEBALL At Georgetown Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman 8, Milford 2 Milford 101 000 0 -- 2 5 10 GRFC 200 141 x -- 8 8 3 WP -- Tyler Lunger. LP -- Clayton Rieches. Two or more hits -- GRFC: Dylan Bina, Ethan Silva. 2B

    April 18, 2014

  • SPT - CN0417 - Andy Bott photo Better late than never for Bott BISMARCK -- Marshall golf coach Matt Grobe completely surprised Bismarck-Henning standout Andy Bott with an e-mail earlier this year. Bott, who is a three-time all-stater for the Blue Devils, was preparing to attend Illinois Wesleyan in the fall. "Ou

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NJCAA Tourney Photos 2014

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