Stories about Lockport high school sports
The Lockport football team did exactly what any program would hope to do with a experience laden roster in capturing a state championship. But sustaining a level of success will now lean on the next wave of Porters.
A total of 28 area softball players earned some sort of All-State recognition from the the Illinois Coaches Association.
Junior Reagan King pitched into the seventh inning Saturday to lead Lincoln-Way West to the program's first sectional title with a 5-3 win over top-seeded Lockport.
In two previous losses to Lockport this season, Lincoln-Way Central standout Lyndsey Grein wasn't at her best, but her tendency to rise to the occasion in the postseason showed itself again on Wednesday as the Knights beat the Porters 9-0.
An 11-run second inning propelled to Lockport baseball team into their own Class 4A Sectional title game on Saturday as it topped Joliet West 18-6 in Wednesday's semifinal round.
Lockport defeats Joliet West in 5 innings 18-6. Photos by Adam Jomant.
Joliet West baseball walked into a regional semifinal win in extra innings Friday. Plus results from boys state track, boys state tennis and more in Friday's roundup.
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.
Martin Kowalczyk had six kills and was a force on defense with six blocks to lift Lemont to a 25-21, 25-15 win over Richards on Tuesday at the Chicago Brooks Regional semifinal. Plus more postseason results in softball and girls soccer.
Lincoln-Way Central's Marla Hayes finished her high school track career with a flourish, winning the Class 3A Discus title to lead a day full of medal winning performances for area athletes at the IHSA State Track Meet on Saturday.
Lockport defeated Sandburg to win the title at the Do It Stevie's Way Tournament on Saturday. That and more results from baseball, softball, tennis and bass fishing.
Lincoln-Way Central’s Marla Hayes turned in a strong performance in the preliminary round of the IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet. Read Friday's roundup for results from state track along with postseason baseball, softball and girls soccer.
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.
Lincoln-Way East is looking to defend its Class 3A Girls State Track team title and looks to have the pieces in place to possibly do so in what should be a fiercely competitive battle for hardware at this weekend's IHSA State Track Meet in Charleston.
A well-timed home run from Emily Gad allowed Lockport to secure a narrow victory over Minooka on Friday.