The Williamsville Bullets varsity boys basketball team hit as many 3-pointers as the Riverton Hawks scored points (six) in the second half as Nick Beard’s squad rolled to a 54-19 win over Matt Mead’s bunch Friday night in the consolation championship game of the Sangamon County Tournament.

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The New Berlin Pretzels varsity boys basketball team scored the first 10 points of the game and never trailed, but had to survive a furious Williamsville rally in the final stanza before holding on for a 50-44 win on the opening night of the Sangamon County Tournament at Cass Gym.

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All-tournament team member Maddie Roberts tallied 26 points, and the Williamsville High School girls basketball team recovered from a tough loss to open the Carlinville Holiday Tournament to defeat Greenfield-Northwestern 55-48 Thursday to claim the championship.

Hunter Riley scored 21 points, including the game-winning basket with 1:47 remaining, as the sixth-seeded Williamsville High School varsity boys basketball team finished the game on a 12-2 run to steal a 46-44 win over Havana on the first day of the Williamsville Holiday Tournament.

Maddie Roberts scored 27 points and Char Gleason 15, and the visiting Williamsville High School girls basketball varsity team turned 20 Riverton turnovers into 29 points last Thursday in a 53-37 Sangamo Conference win.

The Williamsville High School varsity boys basketball team erased a 10-point deficit in the final four minutes of the third period, but never took the lead in the final stanza as the host Pleasant Plains Cardinals claimed a 61-58 Sangamo Conference win Friday night.

Williamsville football coach Aaron Kunz felt pretty good going into halftime despite being down 14-7 at Tolono Unity Saturday, but the second half proved to be a different story.

Williamsville High School football coach Aaron Kunz emphasized the importance of a quick start this week against the visiting Fairfield Mules, especially after a poor start last week against the Beardstown Tigers.

The phrase “survive and advance,” made famous in an ESPN 30 for 30 about North Carolina State and its late coach Jim Valvano, could have applied to Aaron Kunz’s Williamsville Bullet football team Saturday.

Louisa Wilson won the Class 1A Elmwood Sectional Saturday for the Williamsville High School girls cross country team and helped lead the Bullets to a team berth at state this weekend at Peoria’s Detweiller Park.

The Williamsville High School girls cross country team edged past Elmwood to win the Class 1A Farmington Regional Saturday.

The second-seeded Beardstown varsity soccer team scored twice in the second overtime, and the Tigers defeated No. 3 seed Williamsville 3-1 Saturday in the finals of the Class 1A Williamsville Regional.

Brooklyn Holdener had nine kills and Riley Holliday 23 assists as the host Williamsville High School varsity volleyball team defeated Deer Creek-Mackinaw 25-19, 25-20 last Wednesday.

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Jake Seman threw for 297 yards and three scores, and Will Kistner scored three straight touchdowns as the visiting Williamsville Bullets varsity football team raced past North Mac 52-28 Friday.

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Cameron Frye scored four goals to become the all-time single season and career record holder, and the visiting Williamsville Bullets boys soccer team finished off an unbeaten Sangamo Conference slate with a 4-0 win at Athens Thursday.

The Williamsville Bullets football team wants to play at a blazing pace on offense, but after a huge defensive stop early in the fourth quarter Friday night vs. Maroa-Forsyth at Paul Jenkins Field, Aaron Kunz’s team showed patience, and they ran off the final eight-plus minutes in a 21-14 vi…

Dalton Root had three hits and three ribbies, and Dax Buttry struck out six in six innings as the Williamsville Junior High baseball team drilled New Berlin 9-1 Saturday to win the Class 3A Glenwood Sectional.

Cameron Frye netted a hat trick and had two assists, and Jorge de Castro added a pair of goals as the Williamsville High School varsity boys soccer team routed St. Teresa 8-0 last Tuesday in Macon County.

The Williamsville Bullets boys soccer team scored the only goal in the first half Saturday in the championship game of the Four Corners Classic, but SHG netted three unanswered goals in the second half to claim a 3-1 win.

Elle Smithers tossed a three-inning perfect game with seven strikeouts, and the host Williamsville Junior High softball team ripped Lincoln Magnet 15-0 last Wednesday.

Tylie Barton finished with four hits and six RBI last Wednesday as the Williamsville Bullets varsity softball team drilled visiting New Berlin 16-6 in six innings.

Current WHS volleyball assistant Courtney Beard was hired Monday night to take over as head coach, replacing longtime coach Stacey Carlson.

The Williamsville Bullets football team did not get the chance to repeat as Class 3A state champions because of the shortened season, but Aaron Kunz said the seniors’ legacy is “cemented” in the annals of Bullet football.

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In this week's Sun-Times, the school board story said that the baseball, softball, and soccer fields will all be getting lights as part of the construction upgrades. However, those items were on an older 'alternate' list, and have since been removed from the construction plans. The newspaper…

Williamsville football coach Aaron Kunz admitted this year has been different, but practices going into the Maroa-Forsyth game Saturday were the best they had been all year, and that carried over to Saturday as the Bullets blitzed the host Trojans 59-28 at Walter Boyd Field in a matchup on S…

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The host Williamsville Bullets football team forced five turnovers in the first half and scored the final 41 points of the game Friday to roll past Auburn 65-12 at Paul Jenkins Field.

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It was not quite the state championship comeback vs. Byron, but Conor McCormick marched the Williamsville Bullets football team down the field Friday night for a game-winning score with just 36 seconds left as the Bullets rallied past North Mac 42-35 in Sangamo Conference action.

Stephen Gleason ran for 188 yards on only six carries, and the Williamsville High School defense allowed New Berlin only 24 yards rushing Friday night in a 55-0 Sangamo Conference win at Paul Jenkins Field.

The Williamsville High School varsity football team needed only 59 seconds to score its first touchdown, and the Bullets rolled from there in a 64-20 rout of host Du Quoin Saturday at Van Metre Field.

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Sam McCoy led three players in double figures with 13 points, and the Williamsville Bullets varsity boys basketball team ended its season at 9-5 after defeating host Midwest Central 53-45 Friday.

Hunter Riley finished with 15 points and 17 rebounds, and the Williamsville varsity boys basketball team overcame some shaky free throw shooting late and held off Riverton 54-48 Friday at Dave Root Court.

Sam McCoy had 19 of his 23 points in the first half, and the visiting Williamsville Bullets varsity boys basketball team rolled past Illini Central 62-36 Friday.

Ty Beck scored all 19 of his points in the first half, including five 3-pointers, and the host Williamsville Bullets varsity boys basketball team cruised past Tri-City 62-27 Friday night.

The Williamsville High School girls cross country team finished sixth at the Elmwood Sectional Saturday.

The Williamsville High School boys cross country squad finished off an unbeaten Sangamo Conference slate Saturday at Auburn, rolling to its eighth straight triangular win.

Led by three finishers in the top six, the Williamsville High School boys golf team took second at the Illini Bluffs Regional Tuesday in Bartonville to clinch a spot in the sectional all the way up in Sherrard Monday.

Izzy Nowack fanned a dozen and gave up only two hits, and the Williamsville Junior High softball team finished its season at 11-1 after routing Lincoln Magnet 8-1 in a regional final Saturday.

Ryan Mendenhall tossed a two-hitter and struck out five, and the Williamsville Junior High baseball team finished its season at 12-2 Saturday with a 2-0 regional title win over Rochester.

Izzy Nowack struck out 10 in her no-hitter, and the host Williamsville Junior High softball team blanked New Berlin 12-0 last Wednesday.

The Quincy St. Peter seventh grade volleyball team did not trail past the midway point of the first game Monday night and remained unbeaten in 22 matches after defeating Williamsville 25-18, 25-17 in the Lincoln Sectional.

Williamsville High School boys basketball coach Nick Beard thought a third quarter-ending triple just before the horn by SHG’s Jack Thoma was so key to the rest of the game that he mentioned it multiple times in his postgame interview.

Williamsville boys basketball coach Nick Beard would have liked his chances to stay close if he knew that Riverton stars Travis Hogan and Spencer Yoggerst would each finish with six points Tuesday night in their Sangamo Conference clash at Dave Root Court.