WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The revenge was complete.{/div} {div}After Purdue dominated in all phases in a 69-40 rout of No. 5 Virginia on Wednesday night, sophomore guard Sasha Stefanovic was doused with a water shower in the locker room. There were smiles and hugs as Purdue avenged its heartbre…

DANVILLE — Junior guard Erin Houpt scored 11 of her game-high 33 points in the fourth quarter but it wasn’t enough for the Danville Vikings in their home opener.

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL At St. Joseph Toyota of Danville Classic

DANVILLE — The Danville Vikings have dreams of playing for a state championship at Carver Arena in Peoria.

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois coach Brad Underwood blamed himself for Monday’s performance against Miami as the Fighting Illini suffered a 81-79 loss to the Hurricanes in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at the State Farm Center.

LINCOLN — Some lessons are easy to teach, while the others have to be taught the hard way.

DANVILLE — Led by senior point guard Drew Reifsteck, the Bismarck-Henning boy’s basketball team took home the championship in the annual Topper Classic after finishing with a clean 4-0 record.

CANCUN — Schlarman Academy alum Anaya Peoples had 19 points with nine rebounds and three steals as the Notre Dame women’s basketball team ended the Cancun Challenge on a high note on Saturday with a 67-51 win over No. 21 South Florida.

Native Americans considered the month of December as the “Month of Death” as many animals that are weak, sick, wounded, and underweight succumb to the falling temperatures during this period.

LINCOLN — Thanksgiving tournament games are opportunities for coaches and players to learn about their team in a competitive environment.

LINCOLN — Outscoring your opponents is always a good thing in basketball.

LINCOLN — Almost seven months to the date of a massive knee injury that nearly cost Danville junior Tevin Smith his junior season, the 6-foot-4 forward not only returned to the court in a competitive contest, but he showed no ill effects.

LINCOLN — It wasn’t the prettiest of beginnings, but the Durrell Robinson era at Danville High School started with a 72-61 victory over Champaign Centennial at the Lincoln/Eaton Thanksgiving Tournament.

CHAMPAIGN — The Fighting Illini eclipsed the century mark for the second time in as many games, as they routed the Division II Lindenwood Lions 117-65 on Tuesday night at the State Farm Center in Champaign.

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Obituaries

Dorothy Alice Skinner, 71, of Perrysville, Ind., died Tuesday evening, December 3, 2019, at Franciscan Health East, Lafayette, Ind. She was born June 25, 1948, east of Danville, Ill., the daughter of Daniel Lawrence Mitchell and Myrtle Alice Taylor Mitchell. Dorothy graduated from Westville …

Barbara Ann Kester, 89,of Veedersburg IN, died December 4, 2019 at the Waters of Covington. Funeral service 1:00 PM Saturday December 7, 2019 Dickerson Funeral Home, in Veedersburg. Visitation begins at 11:00 AM Saturday