The IHSA has offered guidance about contact days this fall for sports that are not in season
They don't know if they'll have a season yet, but the Bloomington High School boys soccer team is learning to social distance to get in shape.
Four Mattoon and three Charleston soccer players were awarded all-conference honors.
The Green Wave lost, 6-0, and ended an impressive regional title streak.
The Green Wave will try and claim their fourth straight regional title Friday night against Chatham Glenwood after a 5-0 win over Charleston in the semifinals.
Before Lance Thorne was Mattoon soccer’s inspiration and behind-the-scenes valued teammate, he resented the family hobby that he had no idea was a family itself.
Mattoon is seven points back of first-place Mahomet-Seymour.
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Shane Ghere reminded everyone that Shane Ghere is uniquely himself, and not just because of his unmistakable curly blond mane. Thing is, he and his brother's records and success are intertwined.
Mattoon falls to 1-1-1 in conference and 6-2-1 overall.
Ghere bested the record set a year ago by his brother, Jake.
Saturday and Monday's results
CHARLESTON -- Mattoon's soccer team nipped Effingham 3-2 Saturday in the championship of the Charleston Red and Gold Tournament. it was the sixth straight tourney title for the Green Wave.
CHAMPAIGN --Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond junior Kenli Nettles and Tri-County's Kaylenn Hunt, a sophomore at Oakland, were on the 14-member first team Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette Area Girls' Track and Field squad.
Eight total soccer players from Mattoon and Charleston were named to All-Apollo Conference postseason teams.
Mattoon soccer's season ended in the sectional semifinals with an 8-0 loss to Troy Triad Wednesday.
Each week the Journal Gazette/Times-Courier features some of the top performances of local high school athletes. Here is the list from May 6 to May 11:
CHARLESTON — Mattoon shut out Charleston 3-0 Tuesday in Apollo Conference action.