The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Sports

February 13, 2013

Cards pull off big upset

CHRISMAN — The Chrisman boys basketball team is starting to come up at the right time.

After defeating then No. 5 in Class 1 A Salt Fork last week, the Cardinals rallied late to defeat Class 2A No. 10 ranked Westville 43-42 on Tuesday in Vermilion Valley Conference action.

Chris Hoult had 21 points for Chrisman, who was down all game before taking the lead with just over a minute left.

“We are playing our best basketball of the season and we are just playing harder,” Chrisman coach Greg Gissinger said. “Westville is a good team and put us off for most of the game, but we just fought hard.”

Layn White and Robert Elliott each had 10 for Westville, who was without Jeffery Thompson.

The Cardinals are 15-11 and will face Georgetown-Ridge Farm while the Tigers will travel to Salt Fork on Friday.

Schlarman 64

Milford 50


DANVILLE — Schlarman Academy’s Andrew Kelley and Austin Calhoun made their Senior Night one to remember as they combined for 38 points as the Hilltoppers won over Milford.

Kelley had 21 while Calhoun had 17 for Schlarman, who was up 30-28 at halftime but outscored Milford 34-22 in the second half. Michael Simmons and Chris Kuchefski each had 10 for the Hilltoppers and the only other senior, Maher Samawi, added two.

Jeff Cann had 18 to lead the Bearcats while Alex Portwood had 13 and Jacob Rogers added eight.

The Hilltoppers will play Oakwood on Friday while Milford will play Hoopeston Area on Friday.

Georgetown-RF 57

Oakwood 46


GEORGETOWN — Kyle Coburn had 24 points in his final home game as the Buffaloes defeated the Comets.

Dylan Bina had 16 points for Georgetown-Ridge Farm, who was down 22-15, but scored 29 points in the fourth quarter, while Tyson Reed added eight.

Parker Lee and Kyle Elliott each had 17 for Oakwood, while Andrew Curley had eight.

The Buffaloes will travel to Chrisman on Friday.

A-P 45

Hoopeston Area 39


ARMSTRONG — Wade Rogers had 19 points as the Trojans won their first game of the season.

Shawn Johnson had 11 points and 13 rebounds for Armstrong-Potomac, who pulled away in the fourth quarter with a 15-5 run, while Dentler Loschen had 10 points.

Mason Layden had nine points for Hoopeston Area, while Brennan Crose had eight and Joe Warner added seven.

The Trojans will travel to Bismarck-Henning on Friday.

First Baptist 56

Illinois Central 28


WASHINGTON — Jonathan Garver had 18 points as the Knights defeated Illinois Central.

Jermaine Brooks had 12 points for First Baptist while Zane Bumpus and John Martin each had six and Michael Young added five.

The Knights are 15-6 and start regional play on Friday.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • SPT- CN0420 - Danville baseball photo 1 Vikings continue to learn Vikings continue to learn BY AARON PATTERSON sports@dancomnews.com

    April 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • SPT- CN0420- NV Softball photo 2 The Mustangs, Falcons split twinbill VEEDERSBURG, Ind. - Too many mistakes cost the Fountain Central softball team any chance of defeating North Vermillion in the first game of their double header. At least that is how Mustang head coach Allison Alexander saw the game. "We had nine erro

    April 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • Salt Fork softball continues with strong start CATLIN -- The Salt Fork softball team continued its undefeated start with a sweep of Unity on Saturday by identical 10-0 scores. In the first game, Kayln Learnard had a triple and two RBIs while Kaylee McFadden, Lea Hall, Kylie Summers and Camryn Tod

    April 20, 2014

  • Saturday's Local Scores PREP BASEBALL At Danville Stadium Game 1 Normal Community 8, Danville 1 Normal Community 400 003 1 — 8 11 0 Danville 100 000 0 — 1 4 2 WP — Mike Shepard (3-1). LP — Mike Vascura. Two or more hits — NC: Luke McC

    April 20, 2014

  • 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

    April 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • 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

    April 19, 2014

  • 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

    April 18, 2014

E-edition
NCAA basketball
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
Raw: More Than 100,000 Gather for Easter Sunday Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
NDN Video
Jabari Parker's Top 5 Plays From Duke Career Kourtney Kardashian Is a Bikini Babe More Manpower Than Ever Expected At 4/20 Rally Debunk'd: Miley Cyrus AIDS, Cheeseburgers Cause Cancer, Military Warning Bill Previewing the NBA playoffs Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite My name is Cocaine Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Lohan Gets Candid About Her Sex List The 2014 New York Auto Show Meet Johnny Manziel's New Girlfriend Chelsea Clinton Announces Pregnancy Funny: Celebrating Easter with Martha Stewart and Friends Man Accuses 'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer of Sexually Abusing Him As a Teenager Man hit with $525 federal fine after he doesn't pay for soda refill Lea Michele & Naya Rivera Feuding? Jabari Parker declares for the NBA draft Singing Nun Belts Out Cyndi Lauper New West, Texas Explosion Video Swim Daily, Throwback Thursday