Stories about Coal City high school sports
With an army of highly seeded qualifiers, Minooka should make a strong run at team hardware at the IHSA State Meet this weekend. But the Indians are far from the only potential success story the area might see.
For much of Friday’s Class 2A Plano Boys Track and Field Sectional, the participating athletes not only had to battle tough competitors, but also adjust to strong, gusty winds.
Athletes from La Salle-Peru, Ottawa, Sandwich, Streator, Plano, Coal City, Joliet Catholic, Morris, Marmion, Benet and Providence Catholic competed in the Class 2A Track and Field Sectional on Friday, May 20, 2022 in Plano.
Tyler Colwell and Cael Hiser went 1-2 for Minooka in the 100- and 200-meter dashes Thursday to help the Indians capture the team title at the Class 3A Rock Island Sectional.
The Morris baseball team completed a 4-0 week with the one-hit shutout
Plainfield East boys volleyball made quick work of the field at the Bulldogs Invitational Saturday at Oak Lawn Richards. Plus more from baseball, softball, boys track and more.
Sage Mardjetko threw a no-hitter to help Lemont take down Oak Forest 1-0 at home. Plus more softball, baseball, girls soccer, boys volleyball and boys and girls water polo scores.
Plainfield North coach John Darlington earned his 500th career win with an 8-5 Southwest Prairie Conference victory over host West Aurora. Plus results in softball, boys volleyball and more.
The Coal City Coalers and Streator Diamond Dogs met Thursday to decide the Illinois Central Eight Conference championship, with host Streator tallying and then holding on for an 11-9 victory.
Clover Voulgaris’ three-run double in the top of the sixth inning lifted Lockport to a 6-3 win over host Homewood-Flossmoor. Plus results from baseball, girls soccer, boys volleyball and more in Tuesday's roundup.
Coal City senior Abram Wills faced 25 Lisle hitters and struck out 19 of them in the Coalers’ 3-1 win over the visiting Lions in an Illinois Central Eight contest Monday. That plus more from softball, girls lacrosse and more.
Plainfield East was the best finisher among local squads as the Southwest Prairie Conference girls track and field meet as the Bengals took third. Plus results from baseball and softball in Tuesday's roundup.
Plainfield North pitcher Brandon Bak struck out 12 to lead the Tigers to a 4-1 Southwest Prairie Conference victory over Minooka. Plus more results in baseball and softball in Monday's roundup.
The Lincoln-Way East baseball team got back on track in a big way as they cruised past Crete-Monee. That plus more from softball, boys tennis and more..
An 11-run outburst was all Coal City needed in the Illinois Central Eight rout of Herscher. That plus more from softball, boys tennis and more..