IHSA Girls Basketball
Falcon Bunnie Tip Off
PBL def Fisher 51-38
Mackenzie Bruns led with 19 points
Villa Grove/Heritage def Unity 40-38
Salt Fork def Iroquois West 55-26
St. Joe Ogden def GCMS 66-39
Peyton Crowe had 22 points
Cissna Park Tip Off
Bismarck Henning/ Rossville Alvin def Armstrong Potomac 53-27
Watseka def Herscher 44-30
Kennedy Bauer led with 13 points
Tri Point def Cissna Park 46-30
Decatur MacArthur def Rantoul 72-23
Seattle def Green Bay 27-24
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illinois senior guard Nick Allegretti was named one of 20 semifinalists for the prestigious Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year Award, the award's selection committee announced Thursday. The award is the first college football honor to focus primarily on a player's leadership, both on and off the field.
Allegretti has been voted a captain by his teammates for two straight seasons and leads the team with 34 consecutive starts. A 2017 honorable mention All-Big Ten performer, he is also the team leader when it comes to community service initiatives.
2A GCMS at Lanark Eastland Pearl City 2pm
3A Carlinville at Monticello 2pm
Big Ten Football
Northwestern at Minnesota
Michigan St. at Nebraska
Ohio St. at Maryland
Penn St. at Rutgers
Iowa at Illinois
Wisconsin at Purdue
Indiana at Michigan
Minnesota at Chicago
Tennessee at Indianapolis
Saturday on WPXN its On the Sidelines from 7:15 til 8am brought to you by Compass Insurance Partners in Cissna Park, Paxton, and Gibson City.
Then it’s a special christmas Live Action Auction from 8-10am. Bid Buy and Save on Gift certificates and items from area businesses.
Then its Fighting Illini Football as Illinois hosts Iowa on Senior Day. Pregame at 1:30 with kickoff at 2:30.
On Sunday it’s the Monster Energy Ford ECO Boost 400 NASCAR Championship race from Homestead with a 12:30 start time