Stories about Ottawa (Marquette) high school sports
The Seneca boys and girls cross country teams — led by first-place finishes from Austin Aldridge and Evelyn O’Connor — capture the Tri-County Conference championships at the Seneca FFA Farm Lab on Tuesday afternoon.
Senior defensive back Conner Price had another solid game for the Ottawa Pirates — intercepting a pair of passes — despite Friday’s homecoming game loss to Kaneland. Price now has 11 career interceptions with at least four games to play this season.
The Marquette Academy volleyball responded after a slow start to top short-handed Hall, 25-17, 25-12, in Monday's match in Spring Valley.
The Ottawa Pirates won the 11-team Mendota Ryder Cup on Saturday.
Hope Academy used speed, disciple and strong defense to defeat Marquette in a battle of 1A unbeatens.
Times sports reporter Charlie Ellerbrock has live updates from Friday night’s Week 5 game between Marquette and Chicago Hope.
In a clash of Tri-County Conference undefeateds, Marquette used its blocking and block coverage against the ever-feisty Woodland Warriors to come away with a 25-17, 25-21 victory.
The host Pirates scored a 17-44 victory Thursday over La Salle-Peru, while the Ottawa boys lost a close one, 28-29, to L-P in cross country action, plus more from around the area.
Undefeated showdowns on the road are on tap for both Seneca and Marquette, with Ottawa hosting Kaneland and Streator visiting Manteno.
The Seneca boys golf team placed third in the Tri-County Conference Tournament on Wednesday, while Marquette's Carson Zellers finished fourth individually.
More from the Week 4 sideline across The Times area, including notes on the Marquette, FCW, Seneca, Ottawa and Streator football teams.
The Marquette volleyball team defeated Flanagan-Cornell in two sets on Monday in Flanagan.
Marquette dominated the clock with its running game to beat Annawan-Wethersfield 24-7 on Friday night.
The Sycamore High School football team played Ottawa in an Interstate Eight conference matchup Friday in Sycamore.
Somonauk dropped a tough LTC match to Hinckley-Big Rock on Thursday.