The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Sports

June 12, 2014

Prep Softball Honors

Big 12 Conference

First team Year School

Renee Ariola junior Normal

Korren Baltimore senior MacArthur

Krista Broom junior Urbana

Megan Burton freshman Danville

Reganne Camp sophomore Normal West

Destiny Clemons senior MacArthur

Taylor Clugston junior Bloomington

Ali Domkuski junior Normal

Lexi Hall senior Centennial

Lindsey Henderson senior Bloomington

Amy Janson sophomore Centennial

Casey Jefferson senior Normal West

Taylor Lovett senior Urbana

Lindsey Lowenstein sophomore Danville

Kiara Moses sophomore Urbana

Reni Nugent sophomore Central

Alissa Peelman junior Danville

Hannah Ploense junior Bloomington

Kennedy Richards sophomore Danville

Ellie Sonetz sophomore Normal West

Danielle Staske junior Centennial

Elexis Swartzentruber sophomore Normal

Sara Whiteley junior Normal West

Honorable mention — Claire Ambrose, junior, Normal West; Kristen Anderson, senior, Eisenhower; Brooke Arnold, sophomore, Bloomington; Brooklyn Bane, sophomore, Normal West; Lexi Beach, junior, Normal; Makena Brillhart, sophomore, Centennial; Julea Buob, junior, Bloomington; Madison Castillo, junior, Bloomington; Dana Conway, senior, Bloomington; Megan Cooney, junior, Bloomington; Becca Crisman, senior, Central; Keegan Fields, freshman, Normal; Kourtney Kaisershot, sophomore, Normal West; Mackenzie King, sophomore, Danville; Nicole Lewis, sophomore, Normal; Imani Maatuka, junior, Central; Maddie Omer, sophomore, Central; Makayla Perkins, senior, Urbana; Brianna Perry, senior, Centennial; Rachel Richter, senior, Normal; Chelsea Skinner, senior, Urbana; Jenni Sola, senior, Central; Aolani Sprout, junior, Centennial; Lauren Summers, senior, Bloomington; Brittany Turner, senior, Normal.

Vermilion Valley Conference

First team Year School

Lanie Andrews senior Bismarck-Henning

Joslyn Dietzen junior Schlarman

Mindy Garrelts senior Milford

Lea Hall senior Salt Fork

Brittany Hay senior Geo-RF/Chrisman

Ji’Cee Lacey junior Westville

Kalyn Learnard junior Salt Fork

Rylee Martin junior Hoopeston Area

Kaylee McFadden junior Salt Fork

Maria Rangel senior Schlarman

Brittany Ribbe senior Bismarck-Henning

Logan Sanford sophomore Salt Fork

Lexi Sliva senior Geo-RF/Chrisman

Morgan Zindars senior Armstrong-Potomac

Special mention — Megan Cain, junior, Armstrong-Potomac; Morgan Gallion, sophomore, Westville; Ashley Gayheart, sophomore, Armstrong-Potomac; Kylie Harden, sophomore, Oakwood; Emmie Hawkins, junior, Bismarck-Henning; Emilie McFadden, senior, Salt Fork; Erin McNally, senior, Milford; Makenzie Vinson, sophomore, Armstrong-Potomac.

Text Only
Sports
  • SPT - CN0820 - BisHenn photo 1 Going the extra mile BISMARCK — Bismarck-Henning coach Mark Dodd has really enjoyed the last few years.Not just because of the two straight Vermilion Valley Conference titles and a almost three-year unbeaten run in regular season action, but because of working with playe

    August 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • LOCAL ROUNDUP: Trojans defeat Chargers in volleyball opener CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — It took all five sets but the Covington Lady Trojans opened the year with a hard-fought 24-26, 25-22, 25-21, 19-25, 16-14 victory over the North Montgomery Chargers in prep volleyball action on Tuesday night.Brooke Ahrens led t

    August 20, 2014

  • SPT - CN0819 - Seeger photo 1 Patriots make changes WEST LEBANON, Ind. – Success for the Seeger Patriot football team this season will depend on two things.They will rely on technique and teamwork to reach their goals.“We’ve got a little bit of size, a little bit of speed and a few guys with a lot of

    August 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • B-H's Warren claims Urbana Kick-Off Classic URBANA — Bismarck-Henning’s David Warren kicked off his senior season in style, winning the Urbana Kick-Off Classic at the Urbana Country Club.Warren shot a 4-over 76 to earn a one-stroke victory over Champaign Centennial’s Isaac Overman (77), while

    August 19, 2014

  • SPT - CN0817 - North Vermillion photo 1 Trying to fill big holes CAYUGA, Ind. — Brayden Woodard and his senior teammates on the 2013 North Vermillion football team left their mark on the Wabash River Conference.The Falcons won back-to-back undefeated league titles and they enter this season with a 15-game winning

    August 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • SPT - CN0816 - Fountain Central photo 2 New names, same goals VEEDERSBURG, Ind. — While the names might change, the goals and expectations for the Fountain Central football team remain the same.The Mustangs, who went 11-2 last year with a sectional championship, are looking to replace 60 percent of their offens

    August 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • SPT- CN0815 - Covington football photo 1 Trojans' experience could be key COVINGTON, Ind. – The Covington football team enters this season on a positive note. The Trojans lost only five seniors to graduation, so team hopes to build on its many returning players.“We’re a year old and stronger,” said Covington head coach Tra

    August 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Voles set to host Jamboree DANVILLE — For the eighth year, the Vermilion Voles Vintage Base Ball club will invite other clubs in the Midwest to Kennekuk County Park on Saturday for the “Uncle Joe” Cannon Base Ball Jamboree.The event will feature four teams with the Voles, the

    August 15, 2014

  • No Headline Provided HELP WANTEDThe Danville Commercial-News is seeking sports-minded individuals to cover local sporting events this school year. An individual should have their own transportation, and be able to work nights and weekends.Anyone interested in the opportu

    August 13, 2014

  • SPT - CN0812 - High School football photo 1 Young Vikings get started DANVILLE — For the second year in a row, high school football teams in Illinois have had to make a change in their preseason practice schedules.A year ago, the IHSA developed a new policy when it came to acclimatization period of early-season practic

    August 12, 2014 2 Photos

E-edition
NJCAA Tourney Photos 2014


Check out the action at the NJCAA Division II National Men's Basketball Tournament March 18-22 at DACC. Buy photos from the Commercial-News here: http://smu.gs/1iCWKnP

Must Read
AP Video
US Mission to Rescue Hostages in Syria Failed Manfred, Torre and MLB Take Ice Bucket Challenge Bank of America Reaches Record $17B Settlement Holder Reassures Ferguson Community With Visit GlobalPost CEO Remembers Foley As a Brave Man Seth Meyers Rolls Out Emmy Red Carpet Obama: World Is Appalled by Murder of Journalist Israel, Militants Trade Fire After Talks Fail Pres. George W. Bush Takes Ice Bucket Challenge Pierce Brosnan's Call to Join the Expendables Changes Coming to No-Fly List Raw: IDF Footage Said to Show Airstrikes Police: Ferguson More Peaceful Raw: Aftermath of Airstrike in Gaza Raw: Thousands March on Pakistani Parliament Raw: World's Oldest Man Lives in Japan Fire Crews Tame Yosemite Fire Raw: Police Weapon Drawn Near Protesters, Media Raw: Explosions in Gaza As Airstrikes Resume Charter Schools Alter Post-Katrina Landscape
NDN Video
US Mission to Rescue Hostages in Syria Failed Reggie Jackson's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Are Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Breaking Up? Motorcyclist Sticks Landing This 'Breaking Bad' Reunion is the Most Hilarious Thing You'll See All Day! President Obama talks about who James Foley was Nicki Minaj Unleashes Her 'Anaconda' On the World Watch Helicopter Perform Aerial Ballet Can Buckeyes fill Miller's void? Victoria's Secret Models Prove They're in Fighting Shape How Brian Hoyer Stacks Up With Johnny Manziel Taylor Swift Reveals New Album 1989 is Full-On Pop Crews rescue elderly woman trapped inside flooded minivan Man Poses for New Mugshot Photo Wearing Shirt with Old Mugshot Photo On It Disquieting times for Malaysia's 'fish listeners' Caught On Camera: Johnny Manziel Obscene Gesture Rita Ora Embraces the Ice Bucket Challenge Bird surprises soccer player Ashley Young during game Chapter Two: Never too late to become an artist Ice Bucket Challenge Goes Viral, Raises Over $15M For ALS