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Hoopeston Police Report 1/18/2023

Traffic Accident Hit and Run H23-200

Time: 2:41PM

Location: 300 W Penn St

Unit 2: 2007 GMC Yukon parked by Desideria Paredes(F)of Hoopeston

Details: Unit 2 stated that her vehicle was parked out front of her residence. Unit 2 noticed

damage to the vehicle. Unit 2 is insured, Investigation continues.

Hoopeston Area Soccer and volleyball reports


Hoopeston Area defeated Schlarman by the score of 3-1. Cornjerkers got on the board with 33:17 left in the first half on a head shot by Owen Crase thanks to a chip pass from Gavin Montez. Just before half Talan Nelson-Gredy scored to make the game 2-0 at half. 

Second half didn't see any scoring until half way through when Owen Root found the back of the net with a great pass from Cameron Zorns. Danville Schlarman kept fighting and with 4:40 left Liam Rome got his team on the board with an outstanding play by Chris Brown.

Owen Root was the winning goalie for the Cornjerkers. Hoopeston Area improved their record to 5-2 overall, and 3-1 in the VVC. The next game will be Thursday night as the Cornjerkers host Bismark-Henning Rossville-Alvin at 4:30. 


Varsity Scoring

First Half

HA-Goal Owen Crase assist Gavin Montez

HA-Goal Talan Nelson-Gredy unassisted


2nd Half

HA-Goal Owen Root assist Cameron Zorns

SHS-Goal Liam Rome assist Chris Brown


JV Game

The Cornjerkers won 1-0. Keygan Field scored with fifteen seconds left in the game. Dylan Judy was the winning goalie saving all three shots from the Hilltoppers. 

Hoopeston Area JV record is 1-0 on the year.



HA-Keygan Field unassisted 



Hoopeston Area returned to the court tonight to face the Cardinals of St. Anne at John Greer gym, the Cornjerkers' temporary home. Behind the stellar serving of Bre Crose and Laci Breymeyer as well as a flexible defense that responded well to the varied St. Anne attacks, Hoopeston Area prevailed 25-14, 25-15. The Cornjerkers next travel to Westville on Thursday to face the Tigers in their first Vermilion Valley conference match.


Cornjerkers was back in action on Friday night looking to break a two game losing streak against St. Anne. The only goal on the night came from freshman Bricyn Jones with his first goal of the year with just twenty-eight minutes left in the first half. 
Preston VanDeVeer and Owen Root combined for the shut-out. Owen Root got the win by saving all six shots taken by the Cardinals in seventy-three minutes in goal.
Cornjerkers goes to 4-2 overall and 2-1 VVC play. The Cornjerkers will host Danville Schlarman at home on Tuesday with a 4:30 start.



Hoopeston Area traveled to St. Joe on Thursday and came up short by the score 1-0. The only goal came from St. Joe's Ryker Lockhart scored on a great shot just outside of the box. Owen Root had eight saves on the night including a save on a penalty kick to keep the score 1-0. 

The Cornjerkers are 3-2 overall and 2-1 in the VVC. The Cornjerkers will be back in action Friday at home against St. Anne. Game time 4:30 



Hoopeston returned to action at home tonight after their first place finish at the Blue Ridge tournament on Saturday, facing a scrappy and determined team from Fisher. Behind ten kills from Kaitlynn Lange, four total blocks from Logan Watson, fifteen digs from Bre Crose and thirteen service receptions from Emmalee Bruens, the Cornjerkers (7-1) outlasted the Bunnies (3-4) 25-19, 14-25, 25-16. Hoopeston next plays Tuesday, facing St. Anne in a non-conference matchup at home.

Hoopeston Area Soccer reports

Hoopeston Area Soccer hosted Rantoul-PBL Saturday morning and the Cornjerkers found a way to walk away with their third win on the season by the score 2-1. Eagles Olivia McDermott got the scoring started after she set up Jeferson Soto to make the Eagles up 1-0. Just under twelve minutes left Talan Gredy-Neslon scored when Gabriel Joneikis made a great job of getting Talan open for his shoot. Seven minutes later Joneikis got his second assist of the game to help Gredy-Nelson score. Cornjerker goalie Owen Root won his three game of the year by stopping ten shots. 

Cornjerkers are 3-0 overall and still are sitting at a 2-0 record in the VVC.  

Cornjerkers will travel to Kankakee on Monday to take on Bishop McNamara. 



1st half 

Rantoul/PBL-Goal Jeferson Soto assist Olivia McDermott

HA-Goal Talan Nelson-Gredy assist Gaberial Joneikis

HA- Talan Nelson-Gredy assist Gaberial Joneikis


2nd Half

The Cornjerkers were back in action Tuesday night after the game with Bishop Mac was  canceled due to the weather. The Cornjerkers had a tough opponent in Oakwood/Salt Fork. OSF made the score 1-0 with just twenty minutes left in the first half when Grant Powell and Brody Taflinger made a great play to score. 

Second half was very tight with both teams having great opportunities to score. The game stayed 1-0 until Brody Teflinger made it 2-0 with three minutes and forty-one seconds left. The Comets capped the game when once again Powell and Taflinger connected to make the final score 3-0. Owen Root had saved twelve while facing fifteen shots on goal from the Comets.

Hoopeston Area is 3-1 overall and 2-1 in the VVC. The Cornjerkers will travel to St. Joe on Thursday. 



1st Half

OSF-Goal Grant Powell assist Brody Taflinger


2nd Half

OSF-Goal Brody Taflinger unassisted

OSF-Goal Grant Powell assist Brody Taflinger


No Scoring

Cornjerker Volleyball had a big weekend!

On Saturday,Hoopeston Area travelled to Blue Ridge High School in Farmer City, IL to participate in their Early Bird Varsity Invitational. The Cornjerkers returned home with the first place trophy with a record of 5-0. Hoopeston started the day by downing Lowpoint-Washburn 25-9, 25-14, followed by Urbana Uni High (25-18, 25-13), a tenacious match with Champaign Judah Christian (21-25, 25-18, 15-10), and Donovan (25-4, 25-16). They took the championship match in two sets from Villa Grove 25-21, 25-18. Seniors Bre Crose and Logan Watson were named to the all-tournament team, and they were aided by the invaluable contributions of the entire team. Hoopeston returns to action Thursday at home against Fisher.


Cornjerkers kick off volleyball and soccer seasons

In their first match of the 2022 season, the Cornjerkers travelled to PBL to face the Panthers in a non-conference tilt. Hoopeston Area departed with an extremely close loss, 23-25, 25-19, 19-25. The Cornjerkers return to action Thursday at John Greer gymnasium in Hoopeston where they will face Attica (IN) at 5PM Central.



Hoopeston Area opened up with Watseka who was coming into play with a 1-0 record. First half was a very tight contest with both teams having an opportunity to score multiple times. Cameron Zorns got the Conrjerkers on the board with five minutes and forty seconds before half.

Second half Talan Gredy-Nelson scored his first goal of the year within less than five minutes. Talan later made things 3-0 with an assist from Harrison Woods.

Cornjerkers are 1-0 overall and 1-0 in the VVC. They will travel Thursday to play against Georgetow Ridge-Farm/Westville. 



1st Half

HA Goal Zorns unassisted


2nd Half

HA Talan Gredy-Nelson unassisted

HA Talan Gredy-Nelson assist Harrison Woods


Timberwolf Tipoff night 2 results

Match 1 - Cissna Park defeats Fisher - 25-4, 25-11

Stat Leaders for Cissna Park

Aces - Mikayla Knake - 3

Kills - Addison Lucht - 8

Assists - Mikayla Knake - 26


Match 2 - Kankakee defeats Fisher - 25-8, 25-19


Match 3 - Cissna Park defeats Kankakee - 25-21, 25-13

Stat Leaders for Cissna Park

Kills - Brooklyn Stadeli - 8

Assists - Mikayla Knake - 22

Digs - Morgan Sinn & Brooklyn Stadeli - 5 each

Timberwolf Tipoff night 1 results

Results from the Columbia Pool:

Match 1

Watseka def GCMS 25-18, 25-19


Match 2

Bishop McNamara def. GCMS 25-21, 25-13


Match 3

Watseka def. Bishop McNamara 22-25, 25-22, 25-18

Highschool Basketball results from 2/8/22

Boys Basketball:


Watseka 55 Hoopeston Area 39


Iroquois West 62 Milford 55


Cissna Park 55 Tri point 45


Girls Basketball:


Hoopeston Area 57 Danville Schlarman 10


Cissna Park 61 Christman 19

Highschool Basketball results from 2/7/22



Bismarck holds off Milford 49-45 in a very intense game.  Both teams played extremely determined. 


Sawyer Laffoon led the Bearcats 21-7 with 19 points 




Hoopeston 49 Georgetown 33 Tori Birge 13 points 8 rebounds 6 steals Claire Dixon 11 points 2 assist 6 steals Bre Crose 9 points



Mikayla Knake 11 pts, 4 reb, 2 stl Brooklyn Stadeli 8 pts, 9 reb Addison Seggebruch 7 pts, 7 reb, 2 stl Emma Morrical 4 pts, 11 reb Below is our book for the night. Cissna Park 10-14(4-5) Cissna Park 35 Watseka 40

Milford defeats the Cornjerkers

Milford wins number 20-6 over hoopeston 45-39 


Adin Portwood led the Bearcats with 17 Nick warren had 9 points and 11 rebounds. Sawyer Laffoon added 10 points and 8 assists.  


Brown led hoopeston with 21.  

Highschool Girls Basketball results from 1/27/22

Hoopeston 45 Iroquois west 38

Claire Dixon 16 points 3 assist
Klaire Pilcher 15 points 14 rebounds



Cissna Park 45 Milford 51


Mikayla Knake 13 pts, 6 reb

Morgan Sinn 13 pts, 2 stl

Addison Seggebruch 8 pts, 5 reb, 2 stl




Cissna Park 7-12(3-3)



Highschool Boys Basketball results from 1/26/22

Hoopeston 58 Cissna Park 51


Milford wins 47 to 36 over central in a physical affair. 


Adin Portwood had 22 points.  Will Teig had 11 rebounds 

sawyer Laffoon had 7 assists.   Bearcats move to 17-6.

Girls and Boys basketball from Monday 1/24/22

Boys Basketball:


Hoopeston 72 uni high 65


Girls Basketball: 


Mikayla Knake 26 pts, 5 reb, 9 stl
Brooklyn Stadeli 7 pts, 6 reb
Addison Seggebruch 5 pts 8 reb

Cissna Park 7-11(3-2)

Cissna Park 49 Oakwood 44




Hoopeston 31 Bismarck 19 Claire Dixon  10 points 6 assist, klaire Pilcher  8 points 12 rebounds

Area Highschool Basketball from 1/6/22



Milford wins a physical low scoring game at salt fork 39-38.  

Milford moves to 13-5.


Oakwood 57 Hoopeston 45




Hoopeston 37 Monticello 42 Tori Birge 16 points  11 rebounds Claire Dixon 7 points  

Lady Cornjerkers win a close one over PBL

Hoopeston 44 PBL 43 Bre Crose 12 points 4 steals 4 assist and 7 rebounds Tori Birge 9 points 9 rebounds Claire Dixon 8 points 4 assist 7 rebounds

Highschool boys basketball update

Hoopeston Area defeated Westville 64-58


Milford defated Georgetown 81-50 and Milford set a school record with 15 threes (7 in the first quarter) on their way to the vermilion valley conference win.  


Cissna Park beat Chrstman 63-37

Highschool Boys Basketball results from 12/7/21

The Bearcats move to 3-4 on the season with 43-34 win over Westville. Bearcats were led by Portwood 18pts 5 rebounds, Teig 12pts 4 rebounds and Nick Warren 9pts 10 rebounds and nick won the Ken Leonard award tonight.  


BHRA beat Cissna Park 64-40


SJO beat hoopeston area 75-46

Timberwolf Tipoff finals

Game 1

BHRA  49

Momence  19


Game 2

Cissna Park  57

Tri-Point  17


Game 3

Bishop McNamara  34

Milford  46


Game 4

Armstrong-Potomac  29

Watseka  32


All-Tournament Selections (No particular order)

Sophia Rome- BHRA

Melina Schuette- Tri-Point

Mikayla Knake- Cissna Park

Emmaleah Marshino- Milford

Mallory O'Connor- Bishop McNamara

Caley Strahan- Bishop McNamara

Carlyn Crozier- Armstrong-Potomac

Allie Hoy- Watseka

Kyla Bullington- Armstrong-Potomac

Addi Edwards - Watseka

Mattie Kennel- Armstrong-Potomac

Sydney McTaggart- Watseka

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