The U-High Debate Team started strong this season at the Homewood Flossmoor Tournament on Saturday, October 14th. Senior Shaun Taxali placed 7th as a speaker while debate partner and junior James Han placed 2nd. The team finished first in the tournament with an undefeated 4-0 record! Congratulations to our incredible debaters!
Congratulations to the U-High boys golf team on finishing in third place at the Class 2A state golf tournament this past weekend at Weibring Golf Course. The team was led by Dallas Koth who shot a 141 total and finished in second place individually. The other Pioneers on the course finished as follows: Ethan Huynh (156); Brevin Knight (159); Alex Kullman (159); Tony Palumbo (164); and Ben Bazan (171).
The ISU School of Communication will be collecting items as part of Operation Santa at this Friday’s football game. The items will be packaged and sent to our deployed troops. Your donations are appreciated!
Dallas Koth of the U-High boys golf team has been named an Athlete of the Week by WJBC! Dallas fired a one-under par to finish as the individual runner up for the second straight year at the Class 2A finals at the Weibring Golf Club in Normal. Congratulations Dallas!
The U-High girls golf team finished this year’s Class 2A girls state golf tournament in 10th place. The tournament was held in Forsyth at the Hickory Point Golf Course. Maddison Murphy led the Pioneers and posted a 7-over-par 79 on Saturday. Overall scores were as follows: Lexi Onsrud (166); Jadyn Spinks (166); Jaiden Mapugay (172); Olivia Graham (180); and Abby Klein (199). Congrats on a successful season!
Congratulations to the U-High girls tennis team on winning the Class 1A sectional hosted by U-High. Abby Totten won the singles championship. She beat fellow teammate Amaya Fernandes in the final, but both will advance to the state tournament this weekend in Buffalo Grove. They will be joined by the runner-up doubles team of Grace Matheis and Anna Huber. Good luck ladies!
The U-High boys and girls cross country teams swept up the team and individual titles at the Central State Eight Conference meet in Decatur on Saturday. Both teams finished in first place and were led by first place finishes from Lyndsey Wolters and Jared Schuckman. Making the cut for the girls was Emmy Mussey (4th), Mackie Madix (5th), Tasha Schuckman (13th) and Ella Bittner (16th). Scoring for the boys team was Dane Alexander (3rd), Matt Zacharias (4th), Sean Supan (12th) and Harris Porter (13th). Congratulations Pioneers!
Congratulations to the U-High football team on their team 26-13 victory over Springfield Southeast on Friday. This win improved their record to 4-4. Quarterback Doug Holmes threw four touchdown passes, two to Mark Widdel along with Ty Ziebarth and Parker Mathieson. Good luck this Friday Pioneers!
The regular season finished up for the U-High boys soccer team with a 3-2 victory over Springfield Southeast. Cayden Redd, JD Kelley and Christian Lopez scored for the Pioneers. The team is now 18-6, 7-2 and will head into the post-season. The Pioneers play on Tuesday against Bartonville Limestone in the Class 2A Washington Regional. Congratulations and good luck Pioneers!
The U-High volleyball team participated in Plainfield Central’s Harvest Fest tournament. The team finished in third place and went 4-1. The Pioneers advanced to the gold bracket, making it to the semifinals. All-tournament pick Isabel Schaefbauer had 55 assists, Amber Juarez had 59 digs and Illyana Lin and Macy Tongate and 26 kills each. Way to go ladies!