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Joey Rowe safely slides into third during Wednesday's Class 2A Byron Sectional semifinal against Erie-Prophetstown. Oregon won 7-1. The box score is going to have a hard time conveying the role Joey Rowe played in Oregon's 7-1 victory over Erie-Prophetstown on Wednesday.
Concordia Chicago isn't going to the NCAA Division III World Series after a 7-3 loss Saturday to top-seeded Webster in the final game of the Central Regional at Augustana in Rock Island.
It took Marian Catholic just three playoff games to equal the number of wins it had the entire regular season.
The PHS senior captured first place in the long jump in Tuesday's Peoria Journal Star Honor Roll Meet in East Peoria, using her last jump to set a school record of 17 feet, 11 1/4 inches.
St. Bede advanced to the Oregon 2A Sectional softball finals behind the right arm of senior Lainie Schweickert and the bats in the bottom half of their order on the way to a dominating 6-0 victory Tuesday over Rock Island Alleman.
The Loyola and New Trier girls soccer teams have met in a sectional final each of the last four years, and they will continue that trend at 7 p.m. Friday.
It's postseason time for high school spring sports, and we want to keep you updated on the progress of our local student-athletes. Here's a quick and easy way to track the teams for Oak Forest , Andrew and Tinley Park high schools.
UPDATE : The softball regional semifinal Wednesday, May 22, between Oak Forest and Bremen has been postponed because of rain.
Lincoln-Way West's Danny Murphy is a four-year varsity player. Never, though, had the outside hitter booked a trip to a regional final.
Much of the success during that span can be attributed to an improved pitching staff, led by Ryan Wasso, Erik Callaghan, David Calderon and Josh Pieck.
The Bloom Blazing Trojans' recently wrapped up their regular season and with it, one player completed 'the perfect season,' notching a hit in every game.
Kornacker, a junior, led the Vikings to a 14-0 thumping of previous No. 1 Lincoln-Way North.
It's where 1 troublesome inning, a bad pitch, fielding miscue, poor at-bat, baserunning gaffe, or missed sign can lead to a quick and painful end.
Projected staff ace Kyle Czeszewski hasn't thrown a pitch all season, and No. 2 Dan Hlad has been out six weeks.
Two Bolingbrook High School individuals and a relay team qualified for the IHSA state boys track finals next weekend with strong performances at the Downers Grove North sectional Friday.
Eastland's Ramsay Truckenmiller rounds second base during the Cougars' 12-4 win over Amboy on Saturday in the 1A AFC Regional championship game.
Dixon's John Thomas lines a triple down the right-field line during Monday's Class 3A Rochelle quarterfinal game against Rochelle at Veterans Memorial Field.