Stories about Ottawa (Marquette) high school sports
Athletes from Streator, Sandwich and Marquette earned all-state honors Saturday at the IHSA State Meet in Charleston.
During the past two softball seasons, Marquette Academy and Newark have produced a pair of epic championship matchups with each school winning once. Add another thrilling title tilt to the list with the Crusaders now owning the advantage over the Norsemen.
A look at area baseball postseason results/pairings, Saturday, May 27
The Marquette Crusaders suffered a tough 3-2, 12-inning loss to Hope Academy at the Elgin Harvest Christian 1A Sectional on Thursday.
A roundup of sports for Thursday and Friday, including boys state track and tennis.
A look at area baseball postseason results/pairings, Thursday, May 25
Kaylee Killelea fanned 11 of the 13 Serena batters during the last four innings, while Marquette Academy also took advantage of five Serena errors to earn a 6-2 victory in the Class 1A Walther Christian Sectional semifinal Tuesday afternoon at Triton College in River Grove.
A look at area baseball postseason results/pairings, Wednesday, May 24
Congratulations to The Times Athlete of the Week, Marquette softball's Taylor Cuchra!
Behind Taylor Waldron's pitching, Marquette won its seventh straight 1A regional with a 4-0 win over St. Bede.
Marquette was energetic, efficient and just plain overpowering, using a five-inning, no-hit shutout from Kaylee Killelea and scoring in every turn at bat to dismiss Illinois Lutheran 10-0 for the 1A Grant Park Regional title.
Princeton will send senior ace Danny Cihocki to the mound seeking its first regional title in 18 years when the 2005 squad won the sectional.
A roundup of Times-area sports for Friday, May 19, 2023, including Seneca softball, baseball and state girls track and field.
The Woodland/Flanagan-Cornell and Seneca softball teams captured regional openers, while 13 area male athletes advanced to the state meet on Wednesday, plus more results from around the Times area.
The Marquette Academy softball team — highlighted by a walk-off grand slam by Kaylee Killelea — topped Donovan 12-0 in Tuesday Class 1A Grant Park Regional opener, plus more results from around the Times area.