Rock Falls native Jakob Junis had mixed results in his last two outings for the San Francisco Giants, suffering a loss to the Dodgers on Thursday night after a strong start against the Cubs last Saturday.
Sterling native Ember (Schuldt) Holloway has been hired as an assistant golf coach at the University of Georgia, the school and head coach Josh Brewer announced Friday.
Several local athletes made their college choices recently, to continue their athletic and academic careers at the next level.
'Super special' Led by junior Lani Breedlove, who was fourth place individually, the Oswego girls bowling team took third place at the state tournament in Rockford – the program's first state trophy since Breedlove's aunt and the 1998 team won the state title.
Youth bowler Landin Jordan, of Sycamore, became the 2022 Professional Bowlers Association Junior National Champion. Sycamore city officials say Landin will be getting his own honorary street sign that will recognize his achievement.
Sterling standout receiver Carter Ryan has signed to play football next year at Concordia University St. Paul, the school announced Wednesday.
This Saturday morning when 13 high school boys bowling teams arrive at Channahon Lanes to compete in the IHSA’s Minooka Regional, the La Salle-Peru Cavaliers will be one of them. The Streator Bowlin’ Bulldogs will not.
Led by individual champion Lani Breedlove, Oswego's girls bowling team won the team title at Sycamore's Matt Clark Invitational at Mardi Gras Lanes.
Yorkville junior bowler Dale Horstmann, who won the individual championship at the Freeport Invitational, is the Record Newspapers Athlete of the Week as voted on by readers.
Oswego's wrestlers took second place at the Russ Erb Tournament at Glenbrook South, Jaden Schutt scored 23 points for Yorkville Christian in a loss to Madison LaFollette in Wisconsin and individual champion Dale Horstmann led Yorkville's bowlers to fourth place at the Freeport Invitational in Saturday's prep sports roundup.
Led by Lani Breedlove's high series, Oswego's bowling team stayed unbeaten with a win over Plainfield East, Newark girls basketball beat Hiawatha, plus results from Yorkville girls basketball and Oswego and Sandwich wrestling in Thursday night's prep sports roundup.
Mikayla Walls and Kayla Birdsong each scored 10 points to lead Plano to a 34-32 win over Morris, while Ethan Potts' 609 series led Oswego East's bowlers past Plainfield East in Wednesday's prep sports roundup.
Oswego East girls basketball rallied to beat Yorkville 50-46 while Oswego boys and girls basketball both lost close games to West Aurora in Tuesday's prep sports roundup.
Newark girls basketball easily beat Dwight, Oswego East lost to Nazareth and Yorkville boys bowling won a dual with Plainfield North in Monday's prep sports roundup.