Dunlap basketball teams kick off seasons

Adam Larck

The girls and boys basketball teams are kicking off its seasons this week.

The girls varsity team opened up the season on Tuesday against Galesburg at the Galesburg Thanksgiving Tournament.

They continue the tournament at 5:30 p.m. Friday against LeRoy and 1:30 p.m. Saturday against Springfield and 6 p.m. against Alleman.

The Eagles then get a week off before going back to the tournament at noon on Nov. 26 to face Illini West.

The team opens up Mid-Illini Conference play on Dec. 9 at Washington.

The first home game of the season is a day later against Morton.

Meanwhile, the boys start at 6 p.m. Friday with the Maroon & Gold Scrimmage at home

The team will start tournament play Tuesday at the Cavalier Classic Thanksgiving Tourney in LaSalle-Peru. The tournament will last until Saturday.

The Eagles then open up at home on Dec. 1 against Mid-Illini Conference opponent Morton before taking Washington on at home Dec. 9.

See next week’s edition of the Chillicothe Times-Bulletin for previews of both teams.