Stories about Neuqua Valley high school sports
'She lit up the world tonight' Sophomore guard Brooke Carlson poured in 32 points, and Batavia held off Neuqua Valley 63-56 in the season-opening game for both teams.
Maine South jumped out to a two-touchdown lead Saturday and then held Neuqua Valley, 14-13, to advance to the Class 8A semifinals.
Mark Mennecke threw for 188 yards and a touchdown, and ran for a touchdown, and Neuqua Valley shut out Wheaton Warrenville South until the final minute of a 26-7 win on Friday in Wheaton.
Sports reporter Jake Bartelson has live coverage from Friday night’s Wheaton Warrenville-South vs. Neuqua Valley football game here
Neuqua Valley victimized Oswego with several big plays, holding off a Panthers' comeback for a 37-26 win on Friday in Naperville.
A deep and talented DuPage Valley Conference makes it one of the most unpredictable conferences in the state.
Madi Reeves struck out 13 batters and took a perfect game into the seventh inning, leading Yorkville's softball team past Neuqua Valley 4-0 to the first sectional championship in program history.
Brooke Miller scored a goal and assisted another, and Neuqua Valley reversed its regular-season outcome with Oswego East by beating the Wolves 3-1 in Friday's Class 3A regional final, in the process denying the Wolves in their bid for the program's first regional title.
The Wildcats returned two interceptions for scores, the difference in a 28-21 road win over the Barbs on Friday despite three touchdowns, one on a 99-yard kickoff return, for Toriano Tate.
Naperville Central and Marmion will play a nonconference game Saturday after each school lost its scheduled Week 2 opponent to COVID-19 protocols.