Stories about Oswego high school sports
Mark Melton ran for 203 yards and two touchdowns, Cameron Grays' pick-six highlighted three Oswego interceptions and the Panthers regained supremacy in the Oswego crosstown rivalry and clinched at least a share of the SPC West title with a convincing 38-14 win over Oswego East.
Friday Night Drive’s Josh Welge has live coverage from Friday night’s Oswego East vs. Oswego football game here
Oswego junior Audra Soderlind won the girls race at Friday's Southwest Prairie Conference meet, while the Oswego boys won the team title at Channahon. Oswego East's girls were second, with Yorkville third and Oswego East's Parker Nold second.
Here are previews of all the Week 8 football games from around the Record Newspapers coverage area.
Oshobi Odior, who scored the game-winning touchdown for Oswego East in last spring's crosstown game, is making an impact on defense this fall at linebacker. That, Division I tight end prospect Deakon Tonielli pinch hits at quarterback and Plano shows progress in a close loss in Joshua Welge's Record Newspaper football notes.
With Oswego without the services of its top two quarterbacks, running back Mark Melton shouldered the load, carrying the ball 28 times for 171 yards in the Panthers' 26-7 win at West Aurora.
Yorkville junior Mia Natividad fired a 2-under par 70 for a one-shot lead after the first round of the Class 2A state tournament on Friday at Hickory Point Golf Course.Natividad, making her first state tournament appearance, leads Geneva senior Reese Clark, Mascoutah junior Sophia Florek and Barrington senior Mara Janess going into Saturday’s final round. Two other players are two shots back.
Here are previews of all the Week 7 football games around the Record Newspapers coverage area.
Lincoln-Way Central rallied back from an early deficit at home by scoring three unanswered to pick up a 3-1 win over crosstown foe Lincoln-Way West on Tuesday in New Lenox.
Yorkville holds on to beat West Aurora 14-13 in an emotional Homecoming win huge for the Foxes' playoff hopes, how Austin King came through for Oswego in overtime against Plainfield North and the Panthers' young defensive players are growing up in Joshua Welge's Record Newspapers football notes.