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Bullets stun Spartans in super

Williamsville senior first baseman Danielle Dennis said she was just trying to hit the ball hard and find a hole in the stout St. Joseph-Ogden defense with the Bullets down to their last strike in the Athens Supersectional Monday.

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Monday 05/21/2018
Baseball Bullets rally past North Mac
Posted: May 21, 2018

The Williamsville Bullets baseball team rallied from a 6-2 deficit last Wednesday and eked past North Mac 8-7 in Sangamo Conference action.

Monday 05/14/2018
Boys track second at county, conference meets
Posted: May 14, 2018

For the second time in three days, the Williamsville High School boys track team finished in second place at a major meet, with only Pleasant Plains in front of them.

Monday 04/23/2018
Lady Bullets rally past Mt. Zion
Posted: April 23, 2018

The Williamsville varsity softball team scored seven unanswered runs to end the game and defeated Mt. Zion 7-4 last Wednesday in a battle of unbeatens.

Monday 04/16/2018
Bullet boys track wins home quad
Posted: April 16, 2018

Finally getting to perform in an outdoor meet, the Williamsville High School boys track team won a home quadrangular last Thursday.

Bullet baseball trounces Tremont
Posted: April 16, 2018

Josh Gray went 4-for-5 at the plate, scored three times and knocked in seven runs Saturday afternoon for the Williamsville High School varsity baseball team as the Bullets trounced Tremont 21-4.

Monday 04/09/2018
Long no-hits Illini West
Posted: April 09, 2018

Payton Long tossed two no-hitters, and the Williamsville Lady Bullets varsity softball team won three times at the PORTA Slam at UIS Saturday.

Monday 04/02/2018
Newton, Bullets blank Bombers
Posted: April 02, 2018

Bryce Newton tossed six scoreless innings and struck out five, and the host Williamsville varsity boys baseball team blanked Argenta-Oreana 7-0 last Wednesday.

Monday 03/26/2018
Lady Bullets nip Olympia
Posted: March 26, 2018

Molly Walter drove in Mackenzie McCormick with the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning Thursday as the visiting Williamsville Lady Bullets softball team nipped Olympia 2-1.

Monday 03/12/2018
Bullets ousted in sectionals by Dee-Mack
Posted: March 12, 2018

The Williamsville Bullets boys basketball team was outscored 12-4 in the second period and never recovered in a 54-43 loss to eventual Class 2A Farmington Sectional champion Deer Creek-Mackinaw last Wednesday.

Monday 03/05/2018
Bullets rally past Cardinals for regional crown
Posted: March 05, 2018

The top-seeded Williamsville Bullets boys basketball team exploded for 30 points in the fourth quarter Friday night to rally past Pleasant Plains 63-55 in the finals of the Class 2A Auburn Regional.

Monday 02/19/2018
Bullets nip Hawks with late rally
Posted: February 19, 2018

Riverton boys basketball coach Kody Kirkpatrick said his team was “two turnovers away from playing about as good a game as we have played all year.”

Monday 02/12/2018
Lady Bullets rip North Mac
Posted: February 12, 2018

Olivia Felts and Mackenzie McCormick combined for almost as many points as visiting North Mac last Thursday night as the Williamsville Lady Bullets girls basketball team finished the regular season with a 64-44 Sangamo Conference win.

Monday 02/05/2018
Bullets slip past Pretzels
Posted: February 05, 2018

Watching the Williamsville boys basketball team can try people’s patience, admitted coach Nick Beard, because “we play ugly a lot.”

Monday 01/22/2018
New Berlin edges Bullets in county finals
Posted: January 22, 2018

Down 10 and scuffing mightily on offense, Williamsville boys basketball coach Nick Beard sought any opening to try to rally his unbeaten Bullets against Blake Lucas’ New Berlin Pretzels Friday night in the championship game of the Sangamon County Tournament.

Monday 01/08/2018
Bullets win own tournament for first time
Posted: January 08, 2018

Casey Tuttle and his Williamsville boys basketball teammates were pumped up all day before Saturday night’s Williamsville Holiday Tournament championship game, and the Bullets were able to harness that excitement and claim the school’s first-ever title with a 46-38 win over Peoria Quest Charter Academy.

Monday 12/25/2017
Lady Bullets rally past Riverton
Posted: December 25, 2017

Olivia Felts scored 16 points and Lilly Doneghue 14, and the visiting Williamsville Lady Bullets girls basketball team went on a 17-2 run in the second and third quarters to take the lead for good in a 47-42 win over Riverton last Thursday in Sangamo Conference action.

Monday 12/18/2017
Bullets outlast Cardinals in four OTs
Posted: December 18, 2017

If for some reason a spectator had left the Williamsville-Pleasant Plains Sangamo Conference boys basketball showdown Friday night after the first quarter, he or she likely would have been surprised to hear that the game did not end in regulation.

Monday 12/11/2017
Lady Bullets rally past T-C/SV
Posted: December 11, 2017

The host Williamsville Lady Bullets varsity girls basketball team scored all 10 points in the fourth quarter Monday to defeat Tri-City/Sangamon Valley 31-22 in a battle of unbeatens.

Monday 12/04/2017
Lady Bullets win Pana Tournament
Posted: December 04, 2017

The Williamsville High School girls basketball team finished off a perfect 5-0 run through the Pana Thanksgiving Tournament Saturday, defeating Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran 48-44 in double overtime.

Wrestlers edge past Southeast in season opener
Posted: December 04, 2017

The Riverton/Williamsville wrestling team opened its season last Wednesday with a split of two dual meets at Southeast.

Monday 11/27/2017
WHS girls open with four wins
Posted: November 27, 2017

Lilly Doneghue, Alyssa Hergert and Olivia Felts all tossed in 13 points as the visiting Williamsville varsity girls basketball team cruised to a season-opening 62-30 win over Argenta-Oreana Thursday night.

Monday 11/20/2017
Bullets' season ends in quarterfinals
Posted: November 20, 2017

Usually when a team does not punt, that bodes well, but not for the Williamsville Bullets football team on a beautiful Saturday at Paul Jenkins Field.

Monday 11/13/2017
Bullets pull away from Saints
Updated: November 13, 2017 - 2:35 pm

A late touchdown by the visiting Bloomington Central Catholic Saints led to a tighter game at halftime and a “down” Williamsville locker room, according to coach Aaron Kunz.

Monday 11/06/2017
Bullets rout Red Devils in playoff opener
Updated: November 06, 2017 - 10:25 am

It is always nice when a coach can say his team played a “complete game,” and Williamsville coach Aaron Kunz used those words to describe his Bullets after their 52-6 rout of the Spring Valley Hall Red Devils in a Class 3A first round playoff game at a chilly Paul Jenkins Field Saturday.

CC girls win first-ever sectional title
Posted: November 06, 2017

The Williamsville High School girls cross country team made school history Saturday, winnings its first sectional ever.

Monday 10/30/2017
CC girls win regional
Posted: October 30, 2017

The Williamsville Lady Bullets girls cross country won the Class 1A Quincy Notre Dame Regional and qualified for the Elmwood Sectional this Saturday.

Monday 10/23/2017
WHS CC girls win conference
Posted: October 23, 2017

The Williamsville High School girls cross country had five of the top eight finishers last Wednesday en route to a Sangamo Conference title at Illini Central.

Monday 10/16/2017
WJH CC boys win sectional
Posted: October 16, 2017

The Williamsville Junior High boys cross country team won its first sectional title in school history Saturday at Rushville. 

Monday 10/09/2017
Bullets slip by Pretzels
Posted: October 09, 2017

The Williamsville Bullet offense has scored a bunch of points this year, clearing 40 points every game.

Monday 10/02/2017
Bee Bees fall in state quarterfinals
Posted: October 02, 2017

The Williamsville Junior High softball team managed only three hits Friday and lost 3-0 to two-time defending state champion Frankfort Hickory Creek in a Class AA state quarterfinal at Champion Fields in Normal.

Monday 09/25/2017
Softball girls win sectional title
Posted: September 25, 2017

Maranda File drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning, then escaped a harrowing jam in the seventh as the host Williamsville Junior High softball team edged Monticello 5-4 to win the Class AA Sectional and earn a state berth Friday at Champion Fields in Normal.

Bee Bees win regional title
Posted: September 25, 2017

Three Williamsville pitchers combined on a five-hitter, and the Bee Bees claimed a 3-1 Class 3A regional final win over Lincoln Magnet Monday.

Monday 09/18/2017
Lady Bullets slip past Riverton for first win
Posted: September 18, 2017

The visiting Williamsville Bullets varsity volleyball team picked up its first win last Thursday, edging past Riverton 28-26, 25-22 in Sangamo Conference action.

Monday 09/11/2017
Lady Bullets win Rochester Invite
Posted: September 11, 2017

The Williamsville High School girls cross country team had seven of the top 21 finishers Saturday at the Rochester Invitational and earned first place honors.

Monday 09/04/2017
Bullets cruise past Hawks in season opener
Posted: September 04, 2017

Williamsville football coach Aaron Kunz is “really excited” about his defense, and that unit did not disappoint Friday as the Bullets blanked Riverton 48-0 in the Sangamo Conference season opener for both squads.

Monday 08/21/2017
WJH CC boys finish fourth at Trojan Invite
Posted: August 21, 2017

The Williamsville Junior High boys cross country team finished in fourth place Saturday at the 19-team Washington Trojan Invite.

Monday 06/05/2017
Witts wins state pole vault title
Posted: June 05, 2017

For the second year in a row, the Williamsville High School boys track team has a state champion.

Monday 05/29/2017
L. Henrikson, Scarbrough earn state medals
Posted: May 29, 2017

The Williamsville High School girls track team finished its season Saturday afternoon with two state medalists, both freshmen.

Monday 05/22/2017
Lady Hawks edge Lady Bullets for first regional title
Posted: May 22, 2017

It took a while for the Riverton Lady Hawks soccer team to beat the seemingly impenetrable wall known as Lilly Doneghue, but Anika Duncan scored with 22:45 remaining and the goal stood up in a 1-0 win over Williamsville Friday.

Monday 05/15/2017
Lady Bullet track second at conference, third at county
Posted: May 15, 2017

The Williamsville Lady Bullets girls track team earned a second place finish at the Sangamo Conference meet last Tuesday, its 94.5 points behind only host Pleasant Plains’ 142.

Monday 05/08/2017
Bee Bees sweep six-team home meet
Posted: May 08, 2017

The Williamsville seventh grade girls track team won a six-team home meet on a windy Thursday last week.

Monday 04/24/2017
Witts sets new school pole vault record
Posted: April 24, 2017

Cameron Witts set a new school record in the pole vault by clearing 14 feet, six inches, and the Williamsville High School boys track team finished sixth at the 15-team Lewistown Invite Thursday.

Monday 04/17/2017
Bullets edge Athens to win home quad
Posted: April 17, 2017

The host Williamsville boys track team won three relays, and Brad Olysav won both the shot put and discus as the Bullets edged past Athens by 1/2 point Thursday at a quadrangular meet.

Lady Bullets win home quad
Posted: April 17, 2017

The Williamsville Lady Bullets girls track team won seven events en route to a quadrangular win Thursday.

Monday 04/10/2017
Bullets nip Mt. Zion
Posted: April 10, 2017

Cody Womack scattered two hits and struck out two as the host Williamsville Bullets varsity baseball team nipped Mt. Zion 1-0 Saturday.

Monday 04/03/2017
Ferrier, Bullets outslug Bombers
Posted: April 03, 2017

Justice Ferrier knocked in six runs, and the visiting Williamsville varsity baseball team scored in every inning in a 17-8 win over Argenta-Oreana Friday afternoon.

Monday 03/27/2017
Lady Bullets rally past Olympia
Updated: March 27, 2017 - 10:21 am

Olivia Felts laced a double to the fence to score Skylar Dees with the winning run Thursday, and the host Williamsville Lady Bullets softball team rallied for a 6-5 win over Stanford Olympia.

Monday 03/13/2017
Turks edge Bullets in sectional semifinal
Posted: March 13, 2017

The Williamsville Bullets boys basketball team nearly overcame a 10-point deficit, but a potential Jake Pennell game-winning 3-pointer in the final seconds hit the rim in three different spots before bouncing out as Tremont escaped with a 45-43 Class 2A Olympia Sectional win last Wednesday night.

Monday 03/06/2017
Bullets win regional title
Posted: March 06, 2017

The Williamsville Bullets boys basketball team has not played without Jake Pennell in key moments until Friday night, but after the senior standout fouled out, his teammates stepped up and would not let their season come to an end.