September 2, 2015
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Adam Weitzel knocked in a run as part of a 3-for-4 day.
Regan O’Fallon doubled twice and drove in two on the afternoon.
Lady Pirates cruise at Rochelle... Ottawa Soccer falls at IVC... Ottawa Cross Country sweeps at Mendota.
Three medalists for Ottawa... Seneca second, third at I-8 meets... Lady Bobcats edge Sandwich.
Tough day for volleyball in the City of Ottawa... Seneca holds off Serena... Streator and Sandwich hang on.
Shepherd visits Channahon Tuesday afternoon.
Lady Huskers win home opener... Shepherd Baseball falls at Coal City.
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Streator third at Rockford East Invite... Shepherd Baseball rolls again... IVCC Tennis opens year with win.
Abby Bukantis allowed only two hits over seven innings, striking out 12 in another dominating performance. 
PK dooms Huskers... Piercy, Soenksen solid as Ottawa Golf falls to Geneseo... Lady Pirate netters strong in victory.
New season, same results for Seneca.
Abby Bukantis tossed a gem for the Lady Rams.
Ottawa converted two of nine corner kicks on the day, but settled for a draw despite outshooting the Norsemen 20-12.
Little Ten sides win non-conference openers... Seneca Volleyball falls to Hall... Good showing for Seneca golfers.
Irish hold off Mendota, Hall... Lady Irish narrowly fall at Putnam County... Lady Indians lose at Lisle.
Soenksen fired a 5-over 77, six shots behind individual champion Jake Kennedy of Henry-Senachwine.
Austin Leiteritz and Logan Petre powered the Panthers' offense.
Runs came in bunches for the Rams and Panthers last week.
Birdies were in short supply for Ottawa.
The Lady Rams shook off another slow start, trailing as late as the third inning before exploding for six runs. 
 Kadon Harth, Noah Hardy and Luke Fleming each plated a pair of runs for the Rams.
Pirates sharp in triangular victory... Bobcats struggle with Amboy... Lady Irish have record-setting day.
The Lady Rams allowed all five of Parkside’s runs right out of the gate, but answered with five in the bottom of the first.
Fifth score gives Ottawa the win... Marseilles Baseball shuts out Marquette.
Ottawa scored a third-place finish at Tuesday’s Indian Invite at Edgebrook Golf Course. 
Rohder and DeGraff off to nice start for Seneca... Marseilles Baseball splits at MVK Invite.
Abby Bukantis and Kylee Zoran combined on a no-hitter as the Lady Rams routed Princeton.
It took the international team 13 attempts to beat the 2012 mark set by 138 skydivers.
The Titans face the tournament hosts from Hickory, Md., Friday at 9 a.m.
The Titans face the New Zealand representative at 2 p.m. Thursday.
The Titans scored four runs in the opening half-inning.
Illinois Valley will play their final round robin matchup on Wednesday against undefeated East Brandywine, Pa. 
The Titans take on the hosts from Hickory, Md. at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.
As a junior, Calvin starred at Chicago Hope Academy, averaging 18 points and 15 rebounds.
Ottawa Superintendant Michael Cushing said that LaSalle-Peru is currently not able to move forward with the cooperative.
Trez Rybarczky hit three solo home runs and also picked up the pitching win.
Masny has won two AAU national titles and has coached at the high school and collegiate level.
Snyder went 6-0 as a junior with a 0.75 ERA and 78 strikeouts.
The game will be played Saturday at Pontiac High School at 1 p.m. 
Competitions begin Friday at noon and conclude at noon on Sunday.
Successful seasons for Marquette’s baseball and softball teams ended with several selections to the All-Tri County Conference teams. 
Lady Bobcats game, but drop season's final game... Saint Bede fourth in 2A Baseball.
Somonauk will face Newman Central Catholic in the state semifinals Friday at 12:30.
Marquette routed in the rain... Somonauk moves on... McCormick takes state silver.
Big day for Somonauk... Rough day at State for Streator netters... MacBean leads trio of local athletes into T&F State Finals.
Durdan lifts Marquette... Ottawa Baseball, Softball eliminated in semifinals.
Less drives in four in the victory... Sandwich Softball eliminated.
Marquette ousted... Somonauk wins two regionals... Streator netters sending three to State.
Seneca will have six chances at state gold Saturday... Somonauk Baseball into regional final.
The Crusaders scored all five of their runs in the first two innings.
High seeds hold serve in softball regionals... Ottawa netters blanked at Mendota.
Moore becomes fifth coach of Lady Pirate hoops... OHS joins swim co-op with L-P... Sandwich Softball outscores Lisle.
Loudon-Brown, Pandey win Marathon... Woltering, Dzierzynski take down Half-Marathon... Seneca cruises at Sectional.
L-P takes advantage of Pirate miscues... Somonauk Baseball takes rare loss.
Cru wrap up 12-0 mark, Lady Cru to 11-1... OHS freshman softball defeats Minooka.
Cru clinch conference crown... Somonauk routs LaMoille-Ohio... Streator netters blank Ottawa.
The late-inning heroics ended a five-game losing streak for Ottawa.
The Bulldogs did not lose a set.
Marquette survives Pontiac, falls to Teutopolis... Lady Pirates run at NIB12 Meet... Corsairs netters place second in conference.
Win on Monday would clinch outright title for Cru... Somonauk baseball, softball score slaughter rule wins.
Crusaders cruise at Peoria Christian... Lady Pirates rally, fall in extras to Coal City... Sandwich Softball blanked by Westmont.
The Crusaders host a Class 2A regional, while the Marquette softballers play in the Class 1A Putnam County Regional.
Cru cruise... Streator netters clip Morris... Bulldogs third at Ottawa meet.
Fanti strong in Marquette win... Somonauk routs HBR twice... Streator strikes out in doubles play vs. Saints.
Lechtenberg's big day leads Cru... Dale and Tyndall place ninth at Lincoln-Way East Invite... Harcar posts a pair of top-four finishes at Mendota.
Quick fans six in win for Bucs... Cru rally for TCC sweep... Seneca track sweeps seven-team meet... Pirate netters fall to DeKalb.
Snyder big at the plate, on the hill for Marquette... Seneca winners over Lady Cru... Rare loss for Lady Bobcats.
Fanti sharp in Cru victory... Somonauk clipped by IC... Lady Bobcats rout T-Wolves... IVCC wins two to advance in Region IV playoffs.
Saltzman stifles T-Wolves... Lady Bobcats rout IC... Streator netters win twice.
Snyder fans 10 in Marquette victory... Somonauk rolls Crossroads... Ottawa tennis clipped by Yorkville.
No-hitter for Bobcats, shutout for Lady Bobcats... Lady Corsairs blank Kaneland.
The plan would limit teams to three days of live-contact practice a week. 
Cru brave the wind, outhit Panthers... Streator runners drop Herscher... Lady Corsairs rally past Sterling.
Seneca, Sandwich combine for 13 errors... Ottawa varsity, JV boys' tennis split with Princeton... IVCC halves twin bill with Kishwaukee.
It is the end of an era for Ottawa Lady Pirates basketball.
Nice showing for Bulldog netters... IVCC gets past McHenry.
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Nick Worley, center, flanked by Ottawa head coach Mark Andrews and his mother, Vanessa Worley. Standing back row: Kathy Long, Ottawa assistant coach, and Chelsea Gilliam, Union head coach.
Worley will be the first Ottawa student-athlete to bowl at the college level
Sterling singles sweep proves the difference.
Cru baseball, softball hammer Woodland... Mackey nearly perfect in Leafs' win over Ottawa... Krantz tosses no-no for Lady Bobcats.
Ottawa fell to 0-2 in conference play on the season.
Ottawa's Pond has big first game to lead Lady Eagles.
Simpson drives in two for Lady Corsairs... Crusaders roughed up by Peoria Notre Dame... Corsairs netters take first loss.
The Pirates won 13 of 18 events, including all four relay events. 
Few hits but plenty of runs for Marquette... Humes walk-off leads Somonauk.
Ottawa dumps archrivals... Somonauk doubles up Newark... Late offense leads Sandwich... IVCC sweeps twin bill.
Clean sheet for Ottawa girls' soccer against L-P... Geneva netters rout Streator.
Cook and Duffield lead Marquette... Viking netters rout L-P.
Mendota scratches out win in late innings... Fogarty tosses gem for Lady Pirates... Streator netters tipped by L-P.
Niemann cleared 33 feet, 8 inches to break the record, one of six personal-best efforts on the day for Ottawa. 
Fall's two-run single delivers title to Lady Bobcats... Sandwich struggles at Yorkville... IVCC men's tennis falls at Prairie State.
Snyder gives Rockford East fits... OHS Tennis wins first conference meet... Nice showing for Pirates, Lady Pirates at Title IX Meet.
First pitch the only hit for Rochelle in loss to Ottawa... Somonauk fights off Serena... Ottawa's Pond has big day for IVCC.
Hit batsman all that separates Fanti from perfect day... Double play spoils Ottawa rally... Somonauk rebounds against Serena.
Both the Marquette boys’ and girls’ track and field squads placed fourth of six teams at Tuesday’s meet at Sandwich. 
Ottawa Baseball cruises past Streator... More late heroics for Sandwich Softball... Freshman squads for Marquette, Ottawa roll.
Sandwich shocks Somonauk... Plano rallies against Somonauk... Marquette JV off to 2-0 start... IVCC sweeps twin bill
Clutch hitting absent for Pirates... Somonauk routs Plano
Snyder the difference as Marquette gets back on track... Streator Tennis struggles against Mendota.
Ottawa graduate David Dobrose went 2-0 in singles play and added two doubles victories as well.
Indian Creek rallies past Crusaders... Somonauk blanks Sandwich.
Wackerlin's big day leads Mendota past Marquette... Somonauk in familiar form in first win.
Baserunning mistakes were the story for Ottawa in their season opener Wednesday.
Overall, the Dolphins finished an impressive 12th of 39 teams.
It appears distance running will be a strength for the Marquette Crusaders this season. 
The Barbs plated eight runs in the home half of the second inning and pounded out 10 total hits on the afternoon. 
On a chilly and breezy first day of the season, Marquette fended off an early challenge from the Norsemen to pull away through the middle innings.
From the Associated Press
Nick Harcar and Kyle Mesarchik scored top-three finishes for the Bulldogs.
Isaac Gassman was one of five unanimous selections.
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Tristan Cunha, seated front row center, will suit up for the Panthers in the fall. Front left, Leslie Pool, Tristain's mother; front right, Laercio Cunha, Tristan's father; standing back row, Trent Swords, Ottawa head football coach.
Tristan Cunha is taking his talents to the Alleghenies.
Mindy McConnaughhay, Marquette Academy
The Marquette 8th-grade team won the regional championship Thursday night.
Marquette advances to sectional play, where they will face Pontiac St. Mary’s on Monday at Cornell.
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The Marquette senior averaged 12.8 points per game, 8.4 rebounds per game and 4.3 assists per game.
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Streator placed second of five teams at RCHS... Marquette Volleyball into regional championship game
Ottawa placed fifth of 10 teams overall.
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Ottawa's season ends at Moline.
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McGill, who also won the award last year, led the Knights to a second consecutive IESA Elite Eight appearance. 
Kaufmann finished her career with 989 points at the varsity level.
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The Crusaders will face No. 1 Newark for the regional championship Friday at 7 p.m. 
Wignes was a dominant force for the Lady Pirates in 2014-15.
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Pirates score in bunches at Streator... Marquette rolls in postseason opener... Leland-Earlville rallies to eliminate Serena.
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Fighting Irish and Bobcats each win quarterfinal games.
Kendall Brent scored 12 points to lead the Vikings.
The winner will be announced during the Class 3A State Championship game on Feb. 23.
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Close wrestles well in championship match loss.
DeKalb clips Pirates on Senior Night... OHS swimmers perform well but fall short of State... Vikings split at NIB12 tournament.
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Three Pirates, two area wrestlers through to quarterfinals... Somonauk cagers drop third straight... IVCC men win thriller after Lady Eagles routed by Highland.
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Ottawa finishes season 20-7... Sandwich moves into regional semifinals.
Pirates clinched Northern Illinois Big 12 crown... Putnam County wears down Serena... Somonauk drilled by Westminster Christian.
Corsairs edge Morris... IVCC men upset Kishwaukee.
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The Ottawa freshman boys’ basketball teams split with Rochelle on Monday.
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Reed leads Crusaders... Two section titles, three state qualifiers for Ottawa Wrestling.
Weary Lady Pirates grind past L-P... Marquette boys the No. 2 seed in regional tournament... IVCC falls twice at Black Hawk.
Herrmann's career night leads Lady Red Devils into regional championship.
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Wednesday's Scores  The Associated Press   BOYS BASKETBALL Ashton-Franklin Center 59, South Beloit 51 Calhoun 85, Gillespie 68 Chicago (Christ the King) 53, St. Benedict 32 Chicago (Clark) 73, Rickover Naval 33
Big third quarter for Stanley leads Lady Huskers... Marquette 8th-graders head to State... Two pins for Marseilles' Scott.
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Last-second free throws lift Kaneland past Ottawa... Seneca routs Herscher... Serena cruises past DePue.
Lady Pirates drop Kaneland in four overtimes... Seneca eliminated by Beecher.
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Big second quarter leads Seneca... Select Dolphins swim at Lucky Duck Invitational.
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Pirates send six wrestlers to sectional meet... Three OTHS keglers advance.
Three podium finishes for Pirates... Dolphins swim to second place.
Marquette goes for second straight trip to state... Wallace falls in IESA state semifinals.
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Bombs away from long distance as Marquette routs Midland... Free throws doom Seneca... Sandwich comes up short against Peotone... Somonauk races past Mooseheart.
McDonald, Gaul lead Wallace to State... Dougherty's big night leads Marquette sophs... Porter's 22 leads IVCC to win
Lady T-Wolves surrender double-digit lead, but hold on to topple Marquette.
Somonauk boys moves into Little Ten Tournament semis... Sandwich ladies falter against Reed-Custer
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Good showing for Lady Pirate bowlers... Plenty of firsts for Ottawa swimmers in loss to Pontiac... Shepherd volleyball teams split with Peru
Chilly start dooms Ottawa... Marquette rally comes up short against Putnam County... Serena routed by Morris... Somonauk downed by Plano
Sypniewski cans winner, clinching free throws in Marquette win... Kueteman leads Serena past Hawks.
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Kaufmann's 17 lead Marquette past Hope Academy... Worley places 37th at State Bowling Final... Ottawa one event shy of sweep at NIB12 tournament... IVCC women fall to Black Hawk East.
Marquette bounces back from conference tournament disappointment... Ottawa falls inches short vs. Normal West... Somonauk holds off Erie.
 
 
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