Stories about wrestling
Here's a look at area wrestling regionals. Princeton will compete out of the Polo Regional (held at Eastland) while St. Bede and PC-Hall wrestle at Kewanee.
The Ottawa, Streator, Seneca and Sandwich wrestling squads are all gearing up for regionals, sectionals and hopefully a trip to state.
Marengo's boys basketball team got its first win of the season, a 44-34 decision over Richmond-Burton on Wednesday. And lots of Fox Valley Conference girls basketball in the high school sports roundup.
Saturday will be a homecoming for both Jordan Blanton and Ryan Prater when the Marian Central co-coaches lead their team to the Class 1A Richmond-Burton Regional. Plus more on McHenry, Dundee-Crown, Richmond-Burton and crossing county lines.
Buried behind state hopefuls, Sycamore wrestler and future Marine Gabriel Crome hasn’t wrestled much varsity this year but has done everything in his power to not just improve himself, but help the other Spartans wrestlers improve in the room as well.
Sycamore wrestler Gabriel Crome at practice Tuesday at Sycamore High School. Crome, a senior, will be joining the United States Marines after he graduates.
Ottawa and Seneca competed in a wrestling meet on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023 at Seneca High School.
The Sterling wrestling team placed sixth at the eight-team Western Big 6 Conference Meet on Saturday in Quincy, claiming one individual title, two runner-up finishes, a third place and five fourths.
Joliet Catholic captures East Suburban Catholic meet. Plus more scores and results from around the area.
The Dixon wrestling team claimed its fourth consecutive Big Northern Conference championship with a triangular sweep Thursday night in Byron, defeating Winnebago 66-9 and the host Tigers 54-15.
Cary-Grove co-op's boys swimming team celebrated senior night with a dominant 129-41 Fox Valley Conference dual win against Jacobs co-op. Plus results in wrestling, basketball and more in Thursday's prep roundup.
McHenry faces Dundee-Crown in a Fox Valley Conference varsity wrestling Thursday night, Jan. 26, 2023, at Dundee-Crown High School in Carpentersville.
McHenry's year-long goal of redemption and winning the Fox Valley Conference came true Thursday after the Warriors defeated Dundee-Crown 54-19.
A big fourth quarter and an equally big night from Isabella Turner led the Timberwolves to a 44-38 win over Hiawatha in a Little Ten Conference contest Thursday night.
The Rock Falls wrestling team beat North Boone at its home triangular, while the Oregon girls basketball team triumphed against Hinckley-Big Rock on Wednesday night.