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  • Morris' Thorson able to coach Friday's football game vs. DeKalb

    MORRIS — Normally, when a player or coach is ejected from a football game, or any other Illinois High School Association contest, that player or coach ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 2:53 pm
  • Morris volleyball wins Reed-Custer Tournament

    BRAIDWOOD — The roller-coaster season that the Morris girls volleyball team has been having is back on the upswing after the Redskins took first place ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Wilmington football coach Reents reaches 200-win milestone

    SENECA – Wilmington football fans may be forgiven if they take coach Jeff Reents for granted.After a ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 6:00 am
  • Morris football defense keys win over Yorkville

    MORRIS — On a night when the offense struggled to move the ball, the Morris football team's defense gave the Redskins a boost in a 20-13 win over York ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:58 am
  • Offense shines for Minooka football in SPC win over Plainfield Central

    PLAINFIELD – Minooka christened Plainfield Central's new turf field with a 56-28 victory Friday night in Southwest Prairie action.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 6:04 am
  • Wilmington football strikes early, often to topple Seneca

    SENECA — Wilmington defeated Seneca, 43-6, Friday night for its 45th straight Interstate Eight Conference Small football victory, its 15th straight de ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:08 am
  • Coal City volleyball gets past Seneca to remain unbeaten in I-8

    COAL CITY — The Coal City volleyball team continued to be a force in Interstate Eight Conference play Thursday, defeating Seneca 25-13, 25-16 to remai ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Watch live: Week 5 Grundy County high school football games

    The 2016 high school football season continues tonight with the fifth week of play for Grundy County teams.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 1:08 am
  • A look at how Zebco started reeling in customers

    Business has always fascinated me. I love to hear how mighty corporations got their start. It usuall ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Morris keyed-up for NIB 12 East rival Yorkville

    MORRIS – One game that the Morris football team had circled on its calendar entering this season was the Week 2 matchup with Washington. That worked o ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 1:40 am
  • Yorkville sends Morris boys soccer to fourth straight loss

    MORRIS — It's a rare occasion when a coach views a loss that extends a losing streak as a good thing, but that's exactly what happened Tuesday in the ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Morris girls, boys both finish fourth at R-B cross country invite

    COUNTRYSIDE — The Morris boys and girls cross country teams both put forth solid showings at the Riverside-Brookfield Bulldog Invite at Sundown Meadow ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Sharing the offensive wealth has Seneca football off to surprising 3-1 start

    SENECA – Seneca entered 2016 fresh off of a two-win football season and with numbers so low it could not field separate freshman and sophomore teams. ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • Minooka girls 2nd, boys take 3rd at own invite

    CHANNAHON – On Saturday, Minooka hosted its annual cross country flight invitational at Community Park.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 6:47 am
  • Football: Seneca powers past Westmont, improves to 3-1

    SENECA — Westmont could not keep pace with Seneca in what looked like a shootout early, and the host Fighting Irish pulled away for a 55-24 Interstate ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Morris football suffers first loss of season to Rochelle

    ROCHELLE – The Morris football team had a chance at the end Friday night, but passes on both third and fourth down from the Rochelle 6-yard line fell ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Football: Miller's 6 TD passes power Plainfield North over Minooka

    MINOOKA — In a game that, on paper, was bound to feature a contrast of styles, the Plainfield North football team took a strong step forward in its qu ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • Watch live: Week 4 Grundy County high school football games

    The 2016 high school football season is scheduled to continue tonight with the fourth week of play for Grundy County teams.
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 1:20 am
  • Morris to hit the road to take on Rochelle

    MORRIS – Through three weeks this season, the Morris football team has been able to meet and overcome all challenges, winning all three of its games b ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Morris volleyball finishes second at Pontiac Tournament

    PONTIAC – Weekends have been good for the Morris girls volleyball team. After taking first place in the Silver Bracket at the Benet Tournament last we ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Coal City’s Johnson returns home to QB position

    COAL CITY – From the time Christian Johnson started playing football around second grade until his varsity debut with Coal City last fall, he says he ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • A well-spent weekend on Lake Mendota, Wisconsin

    I had been planning a trip to fish the Mississippi River, but with all the rain and high water, those plans were scratched.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • G-SW's Galloway wins Panther Invitational race

    GARDNER — Senior Daly Galloway of Gardner-South Wilmington took first place at the Panther Invitational on Tuesday, finishing more than a minute ahead ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 4:11 pm
  • Bettenhausen Memorial Classic begins this weekend at Grundy Speedway

    MORRIS – On Saturday, racing will come to an end for 2016 at the Grundy County Speedway. That’s when the 1⁄3-mile paved oval will host the 55th annual ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 6:45 am
  • Klank, Minooka volleyball sweep Joliet Central on Hits for Hugs night

    MINOOKA – Four hitting errors. One serving error.At the beginning of Tuesday’s Hits for HUGS match a ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Morris volleyball takes second at Pontiac Tournament

    PONTIAC — Weekends have been good for the Morris girls volleyball team.After taking first place in the Silver Bracket at the Benet Tournament last wee ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • Football: Fast start, big finish adds up to Morris victory

    MORRIS – The Morris football team started fast and finished strong Friday night in a 48-7 nonconference win over Quincy Notre Dame. That was more than ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 6:07 am
  • Morris football overpowers Quincy Notre Dame

    MORRIS — The Morris football team started fast and finished strong Friday night in a 48-7 non-conference win over Quincy Notre Dame. That was more tha ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Quick start leads Coal City football past Streator

    COAL CITY – Though they started Friday night 2-0, the Coal City football team had only a one-point lead after the first quarter against Reed-Custer in ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Fast start ends in Minooka football win over Plainfield East

    PLAINFIELD – Within the first five minutes, Minooka football scored touchdowns on its first two possessions, then added a blocked punt return for a sc ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Morris girls tennis enjoys solid week

    NEW LENOX — The Morris girls tennis team had a good day last Saturday at the Lincoln-Way Central quad. The Lady Redskins tennis took second place, goi ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • Watch live: Week 3 Grundy County high school football games

    The 2016 high school football season continues tonight with the third week of play for Grundy County teams.
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 1:48 am
  • Morris’ next task: Avoid a letdown after a big win

    MORRIS – Since the end of last season, the Morris football team had been looking forward to its Week 2 matchup with Washington.
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 6:15 am
  • Kohlmeyer's school record leads Morris girls' swim team to win

    MORRIS – The Morris Lady Redskins swim team won its season opener Tuesday, beating LaSalle-Peru/Ottawa, 104-78. Leading the way for Morris was Madi Ko ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Morris shows its balance in impressive win over Washington

    MORRIS – There was no shortage of standout performances to choose from Friday night in the Morris football team’s 20-3 win over state-ranked Washingto ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Morris volleyball suffers setback to Bradley-Bourbonnais

    MORRIS — The Morris volleyball team won the first game of its match with Bradley-Bourbonnais in thrilling fashion Tuesday night, picking up a 27-25 vi ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • Danta's Late Model win highlights Grundy Speedway's Night of Features

    MORRIS – In most of the races in the Late Model division at Grundy County Speedway this season, it didn’t matter where Anthony Danta started. The safe ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 7:02 am
  • Morris girls second, boys third at Seneca's Twilight in the Woods

    SENECA – Year in and year out, Seneca’s Twilight in the Woods is a good meet for cross country teams to judge where they are at in the early season. F ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 6:51 am
  • Joliet Central football scores first, but Minooka takes over

    JOLIET – Jomarre McNair's 61-yard interception return for a touchdown early in the second quarter Friday night gave Joliet Central a 7-0 lead over Sou ...
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 3:07 am
  • Morris football dominates Washington

    MORRIS — Coming off an uncharacteristic 4-5 season, the Morris football team showed the rest of the state that they are ready to take their accustomed ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 6:49 am
  • Watch live: Week 2 Grundy County high school football games

    The 2016 high school football season continues tonight with the second week of play for Grundy County teams.
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 2:49 am
  • Morris volleyball wins Silver Bracket at Benet Invite

    LISLE – The Morris girls volleyball team got off to a rough start Friday at the Benet Invitational, but rebounded, winning its last three matches to t ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Morris football faces tough test vs. Washington

    MORRIS – The numbers for the Morris football team’s offense after the season-opening 62-0 win over Chicago Austin were crazy.
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Seneca football goes through full range of emotions in win vs. Dwight

    SENECA – Although Jacob Bruce is a senior, Friday’s game against Dwight was his first as a member of the Seneca football team. Bruce had played golf p ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Area high school sports schedule

    THURSDAY’S EVENTSBOYS GOLF4 p.m. – Minooka at Joliet Catholic Academy4 p.m. – Newark at Reed-Custer4 ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • More school fishing clubs means more need for volunteers

    In most places around the country, school is in full swing. With the academic year underway, kids are exploring their options. Is there a sport they w ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Volleyball: Minooka wins last two sets to rally past Joliet Catholic

    MINOOKA – One side of the gym started chanting, “Overrated.” The other responded even louder, “We can’t hear you.” Pretty soon, the
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Morris volleyball tops Andrew for fourth straight win

    MORRIS — Coming off of a season that saw them reach the Class 3A sectional championship match, the Morris volleyball team had high expectations this y ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 8:58 pm
  • Coal City trips up Reed-Custer in season football opener

    BRAIDWOOD – Reed-Custer scored first to lead 6-0 in Friday night's football opener for both teams, but Coal City responded to grab a 21-6 halftime lea ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • VanOudt leads Morris boys soccer team to War on 34 tourney title

    EARLVILLE — Comebacks, overtimes, penalty kicks. That was the formula for the Morris boys soccer te ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 8:28 pm