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Athlete spotlights of the week: TFS’ Eion Ikner and Rayvan Rush

LANSING, Ill. (February 15, 2024) – Each week, the Lansing Journal will spotlight notable performances by athletes in our coverage area. Coaches and athletic directors may submit nominations by noon Monday via email to: [email protected].

Male Athlete Spotlight for February 5-10

Eion Ikner, TF South boys basketball
The junior scored a team-high 18 points in a 60-55 loss to Eisenhower. He also had two points, four rebounds, and four blocks in a 51-30 defeat against TF North.

Eion Ikner. (Photo provided by TF South)

Female Athlete Spotlight for February 5-10

Rayvan Rush, TF South girls basketball
The senior had a program-record 14 steals along with 20 points, four rebounds. and seven assists in a 91-12 win against Eisenhower. She also had 17 points and four rebounds in a 44-42 win against TF North, and contributed eight points, two rebounds, four assists. and two steals in a 59-34 victory vs. Bremen. Additionally, the Southwestern Michigan recruit was named South Suburban Blue Player of the Year.

Rayvan Rush. (Photo: Mike Clark)


Mike Clark
Mike Clark
Mike Clark is a veteran journalist who has been covering sports in the Chicago area and beyond, from preps to pros, for more than four decades.