Stories about Newman Central Catholic high school sports
The Newman girls tennis team blanked Galesburg 5-0 on Monday afternoon at Sauk Valley Community College, but the Comets found different ways to win the matches on their way to the sweep, winning easily in singles play, but taking two of the doubles matches in third-set tiebreakers.
The Dixon volleyball team won the opening set, but couldn't keep it up in a nonconference road loss to Princeton on Monday night. In golf action, both the Sterling boys and girls finished fifth at the Western Big 6 Conference Meets, while Sterling's girls tennis and girls swimming teams both won duals.
The Fulton football team scored 28 second-quarter points – one touchdown rushing, one passing and two on interception returns – on its way to a 42-0 rout of Madison (IL) in a road game Saturday afternoon.
The Dixon boys golf team finished fourth at the Salley Wessels Invite at Sunset in Mt. Morris on Saturday, while Dixon girls golfer Katie Drew tied for second individually and the Sterling girls took third at the Geneseo Invite.
Sauk Valley Editor Troy Taylor has live coverage from Friday night’s Newman vs. St. Bede football game here
The Newman volleyball team rallied from a first-set deficit, then used that momentum to build a lead in the second set of a 25-23, 25-20 win over Princeton on Thursday night in a match between previously undefeated Three Rivers East teams at Prouty Gym.
The Sauk Valley volleyball team won in four sets on the road Wednesday to improve its record to 15-1. Newman boys golf won a tough triangular for the second straight day, and two Newman girls golfers placed in the top 10 at the Three Rivers Meet.
A look at Week 4 games around the Sauk Valley
Rock Falls' Tayli Hultin and Sterling's Dale Johnson won the individual titles at Centennial Park on Tuesday in the Twin Cities Meet, as Hultin's Rockets took the girls team title and Newman's boys rode pack running to a win.