Stories about Newman Central Catholic high school sports
The host Erie-Prophetstown Panthers won four events at the 1A boys track sectional, while Morrison won three events and put up three more state-qualifying marks
The Newman baseball team clinched the first sectional title in program history Friday, grabbing an early lead and tacking on later to defeat Aquin 7-4 in their Class 1A sectional final in Sterling.
Local tennis players from Dixon, Sterling and Newman wrapped up their season Thursday at the Class 1A state meet in the Chicago suburbs
The Erie-Prophetstown wrestling team defeated West Carroll 56-21 in a dual on Wednesday, while Polo fell to Stillman Valley.
Five local players will open the state tennis tournament this week, including sectional singles champion Brecken Peterson from Sterling.
Newman starter Elias Henkel kept working out of jams, and the Comets responded with plenty of run support, beating Warren-Stockton on Wednesday 12-3.
The Newman softball season saw their season come to an end in a 1-0 loss to Princeville in a Class 1A sectional semifinal Tuesday in Sterling.
The Oregon softball team scored a run in the top of the seventh inning to break a tie and defeated Richmond-Burton 4-3 in a Class 2A sectional semifinal on Tuesday.
Wolfe hurls gem for Comets
Newman softball took a back-and-forth battle to win 7-5 at West Central to take a regional title; Five area tennis players are headed to state with Sterling's Brecken Peterson headed to the suburbs as a sectional champion.