Thursday, September 6, 2012

Wednesday, September 5

The U-High Varsity Girls Golf Team captured their 16th consecutive Intercity title with a convincing 37-stroke victory as all 6 members of the U-High team earned medals for finishing in the Top 10.

Team Scores
347 -  U-High
384 - Bloomington
395 - Central Catholic
421 - Normal Community
461 - Normal West

Top five individuals plus U-High
1. 79 - Sheinnera Gerongay
         - won sudden-death playoff on 1st hole
2. 79 - Sydney Tyler (Bloomington)
3. 83 - Sarah Bell (Central Catholic)
4. 87 - August Will
5. 88 - Sarah Lyman
7. 93 - Charlea Schueler
8. 94 - Erin Sondgeroth
9. 94 - Hannah Schueler

Read the full Pantagraph article HERE.

Saturday, September 1

Varsity at Homewood-Flossmoor Invite @ Green Gardens GC

This event was cancelled after 9 holes, as the remants of Hurricane Isaac passed through the area.

Wednesday, August 29

Varsity vs Pontiac and Central Catholic @ Weibring GC

Team Scores
173 - U-High
201 - Central Catholic
221 - Pontiac

U-High Scores
41 - Sarah Lyman (Medalist)
43 - Sheinnera Gerongay
43 - Hannah Schueler
46 - August Will
48 - Charlea Schueler
51 - Erin Sondgeroth

Friday, August 24

JV at Centennial Charger Invite @ Railside GC

Top three plus area of 16 teams
1. Quincy Notre Dame 348
2. Mahomet-Seymour 366
3. Central Catholic 395
11. U High (JV) 439
12. Normal Community (JV) 445
14. Normal West 470
15, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 499,

U HIGH scores
98 - Kneller
108 - Cutter
116 - Foley
117 - Stroyan

Thursday, August 23

Varsity at U-High Invite @ Weibring GC

Team Scores

2Quincy Notre Dame367
4Peoria Notre Dame394
5Normal Community416
7Normal West450

Top 10
1Jamie EhrhartQuincy Notre Dame82
2Sheinnera Gerongay UHigh 82
3Sarah LymanUHigh 84
4Lucy ClarkQuincy Notre Dame85
5Sydney TylerBloomington 87
6August WillUHigh 87
7Charlea SchuelerUHigh 90
8Hannah SchuelerUHigh 90
9Laura VerplaetseBloomington 92
10Cora BoldsPeoria Notre Dame94

RankCoach Greg Dennis
1Sheinnera Gerongay 824339
2Sarah Lyman844341
3August Will874344
4Hannah Schueler904446
4Charlea Schueler904446
6Erin Sondgeroth954649

Monday, August 27

JV vs Central Catholic @ Highland Park GC

Team Scores
 - U-High
 - Central Catholic

U-High Scores
 - Sydney Kneller
 - Hannah Foley
 - Margaret Cutter
 - Emma Stroyan
 - Halle Dennis

Saturday, August 18

Varsity at Alton Marquette Blast-off Tourney @ Lockhaven CC

Team Scores
322 - Springfield Sacred Heart - Griffin
330 - U-High
333 - Rochester
335 - Edwardsville
351 - Quincy Notre Dame
360 - Effingham St. Anthony
374 - Alton
379 - Alton Marquette
397 - Camp Pt Central
403 - Central Catholic
417 - Auburn
460 - Carrollton
461 - Granite City
485 - Civic Memorial
489 - Chatham Glenwood
497 - Hillsboro

U-High Scores
76 - Sheinerra Gerongay (T-2nd)
79 - Sarah Lyman (T-7th)
87 - Hannah Schueler
88 - Charlea Schueler
89 - August Will
94 - Erin Sondgeroth

From the Pantagraph ... Sheinerra Gerongay tied for second with a 4-over 76 as the Pioneers finished runner-up to Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin in the Alton Marquette tournament at Lockhaven Country Club in Godfrey.  Sarah Lyman tied for seventh with a 79 as the Pioneers posted a 330 total to finish eight strokes off the lead. Central Catholic (403) came in 10th in the 16-team event, led by Sarah Bell’s 84.

Friday, August 17

Varsity at Bloomington Best Ball Tournament @ Highland Park GC

Team scores (top 5 of 15 teams, area scores)
1. Highland Park 153
2. Glenbrook North 154
3. University High 157
4. Morton 167
5. (tie) Bloomington, Mahomet-Seymour 170
7. Normal Community 184
8. Central Catholic 187
12. Normal Community West 202
15. GCMS 233.

U-High Teams
78 - Sheinnera Gerongay - Hannah Schueler (4th place)
79 - Sarah Lyman - Charlea Schueler (5th place)
82 - August Will - Erin Sondgeroth (8th place)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Wednesday, August 15

Varsity vs Metamora at Weibring Golf Club

Team Scores
174 -  U-High
229 - Metamora

U- High - 174
38 - Sarah Lyman (Medalist)
44 - August Will
45 - Erin Sondgeroth
47 - Shenneirra Gerongay
47 - Charlea Schueler
47 - Hannah Schueler

Tuesday, August 14

Varsity vs Sacred Heart-Griffin, Rochester @ Piper Glen

Team Scores
165 - SH-G
181 - Rochester
188 - U-High

- August Will
- Sarah Lyman
- Hannah Schueler
- Erin Sondgeroth
- Charlea Schueler
- Shenneirra Gerongay

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Junior City Results

U-High was well represented at the 2012 Bloomington/Normal Junior City Golf Tournament at Ironwood Golf Course on July 23-24.

Junior Erin Sondgeroth posted a 100-93 - 193 to earn a 17-stroke victory and claim her first ever tournament title.

On the boys' side, senior Adam Baracani finished 2nd in the boys 16-18 division with a 72-73 - 145.  Senior Cole Sondgeroth carded 6 birdies on his Day 2 round to finish in 3rd with a 76-73 - 149.  Juniors Nolan Harris (73-77 - 150) and Evan Sloneker (83-84 - 167) also participated, giving the U-High "team" a 2-day total of 304-307 - 611.  Sophomore Mason Galvan carded a 89-85 - 174 while competing in the 13-15 division.

Complete results were printed in the July 25th edition of The Pantagraph.

Great Job Pioneers!

Friday, July 13, 2012

BNWGA Women's Medal Play Tournament

2012 Women’s City Medal Play – July 28 & 29

Hosted at Ironwood Golf Course, Normal, Illinois, 309-454-9620
Sponsored by the Bloomington-Normal Women’s Golf Association,

o Any female who is at least 14 years of age on or before July 28, 2012.
o Sanctioned handicaps are not required for gross score event, but needed for net score event.

Tournament Information:
o 36 Hole Stroke Play of 18 holes each day. Players will be flighted after first day of play.
o Two age divisions with Senior division beginning at age 50.
o Prizes for low gross scorers will be awarded across the field.
o Prizes for low net scorers having a CDGA or other sanctioned handicap will be awarded across the field.
o The champion will be the low gross winner across the field. Ties for overall Champion will be determined by sudden-death playoff. All other ties will be determined by scorecard playoff.
o Check-in begins 7:00 a.m. each day with continental breakfast.
o Choice of tee times begin at 8:00 a.m. Saturday. Tee times begin 8:00 a.m. on Sunday according to flights.

Entry Fee:
o $58 per player includes green fees and prizes.
o Traveling trophy will be awarded to Champion.
o Ironwood Gift Certificates to all other winners.
o Carts are available at $13 per player per day.

Special at The Links @ Ireland Grove

The Links at Ireland Grove is offering to great specials for local high school golfers ...
- $5 for a 9-hole round of golf
- $5 for a large bucket of balls at the range
In either case, the player is then allowed to work in the "private" short game area located south of El Toro Restaurant.

Just check in at the front desk and tell them that you are on the U-High Boys Golf team.  I gave them a list of all boys interested in playing at U-High next year.  If you have any questions, have them call me @ 309-530-2297.  Additionally, if you know of any incoming freshman who might want to take advantage of this offer, have them contact me at this e-mail and I will get their name added to the list.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Hepler Chooses Mizzou to Continue Golf Career, Education

U-High Senior Katherine Hepler has signed a letter of intent to play DI golf at the Universtiy of Missouri beginning in the fall of 2012. 

To find out more about her decision, read Randy Kindred's article in the Pantagraph.

2012 Central Illinois Golf Junior Tour

The first stop on the Central Illinois Golf Junior Tour was contested under cold and windy conditions at ISU's Weibring Golf Club on Sunday, April 22. But the poor conditions didn't stop 2 U-High golfers from experiencing some early season success.  Junior Sheinnera Gerongay won the girls 14-18 division, while junior Cole Sondgeroth finished in 3rd place in the boys 16-18 division.

For more information on the 2012 junior tour, visit their website Central Illinois Golfer.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

2012 COUNTRY Youth Classic

Entry forms for the 2012 COUNTRY Youth Classic are now available at www.countryyouthclassic.comThe tournament will take place June 25-27, 2012 in Bloomington-Normal, IL, USA.  If you register prior to April 15, you can take 20% off of your registration fee.  And every participant will receive outstanding tee gifts.

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Illinois Women's Golf Association Girls Junior Golf Tournament

The Illinois Women's Golf Association Girls Junior Golf Tournament will be held July 31 and August 1, 2012 at the University of Illinois Golf Course in Savoy, Illinois.  This is a very competitive tournament open to girls who reside in the state of Illinois. I have attached a poster and an entry form. I ask that you encourage the members of your girls golf team to consider participating in this premier event.  For those highly competitive players, we also run a State Amateur tournament, this year being held June 12 - June 15, 2012 at Ravisloe Country Club in Homewood, Illinois.

Please visit for more information on the tournaments and our organization.

44th Big I Junior Classic Golf Tournament

The local Big I Junior Classic Golf Tournament will be held at Kappa Golf Course, El Paso, IL on June 13, 2012.  It is open to all golfers through age 18.  Boys and girls participate in separate divisions and local qualifiers advance to the state tournament which will be held at Lick Creek Golf Course in Pekin, IL on July 11-12, 2012.  This year the qualifiers from the State Tournament will play at University of Texas Golf Club, Austin, Texas.
Paul Laiming, Laiming Insurance has been the Sponsor for this tournament over the last 20 years.  For more information or a registration form, please call 309-747-2133. Registration forms may also be found at:  

All golfers must pre-register with Laiming Insurance.  Registration fee is $30.00.