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Hubs looking to start off strong

Posted: Thursday, Aug 25th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- The level of excitement inside the locker room at Rochelle Township High School is growing by the day as the Hubs football team prepares to face Corliss High School in its first game of the season on Saturday afternoon. The game is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m.
"They've been hitting each other [in practice] now for over
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Sycamore tops Hub linksters

Posted: Thursday, Aug 25th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- After teeing off the fall season against Dixon and Freeport on the road, the Hubs boys golf team returned home to Fairways Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon looking to notch its first win of the season against a talented Sycamore team.
The Hubs totaled 195 strokes against Sycamore, one stroke lower than its total last Thursday. But the
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Girls tennis team improving

Posted: Thursday, Aug 25th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- The Lady Hubs tennis team was a few players short on Wednesday, but the girls rebounded from Monday evening's 5-0 loss to Harlem with a spirited effort against DeKalb. While the girls dropped the match 4-1, the No. 2 doubles pair of juniors Jasmin Galvan (left) and Alex Nava won their match in three sets to earn the
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Girls RYBA sign-ups start next Monday

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 23rd, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Rochelle Youth Basketball Association league sign-ups for the girls program are running from Aug. 29 through Sept. 3 at Meyers Furniture in Rochelle.
One league will consist of girls in grades 3-4, while the other will consist of athletes in grades 5-6. Games begin on Saturday, Oct. 15 and end on Saturday, Dec. 3. All games are
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Girls tennis team opens play against Harlem

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 23rd, 2016
ROCHELLE -- The setting couldn't have been any better for the Lady Hubs girls tennis team as it opened up the season at home against Harlem on Monday evening.
Under beautiful sunny skies, the girls took on Harlem in both singles and doubles play. The Hubs fielded three doubles teams and were headlined in singles by seniors Julia Frey and
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Hubs tune up for Corliss opener

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 23rd, 2016
ROCHELLE -- The Hubs football players got their first taste of game action this season when the boys took the field at Douglas Creason Sports Complex last Friday for the team's annual Purple and White scrimmage game.
After the freshmen and sophomores scrimmaged at 5 p.m., the varsity squad stepped on the field at 5:30 p.m. and played for roughly
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Team captains looking to continue tradition

Posted: Saturday, Aug 20th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Hubs senior football players Matt Albers, Steven Eychaner and Riley Williams are no strangers to one another.
The three seniors have been playing football with each other for several years. From their early days in the Rochelle Junior Tackle program to their final year of high school, the self-proclaimed "Rollers of Catastrophe," a nickname donned by Albers and
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Flyers ready to soar over Rochelle

Posted: Saturday, Aug 20th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- For the past few decades, daredevils and other thrill-seekers have been jumping out of airplanes at various heights looking for the next adrenaline rush to push their bodies and minds to their limits.
But over the past several years, the art of skydiving has given birth to a new and increasingly popular form that has grown to become
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Hubs play first match vs. Dixon, Freeport

Posted: Saturday, Aug 20th, 2016
DIXON -- The Hubs varsity and junior varsity golf teams competed in their first matches of the season against Dixon and Freeport at Timber Creek Golf Course on Thursday afternoon.
The Hubs shot 196 on the varsity level, finishing third place behind Freeport (176) and match winner Dixon (151). The junior varsity team shot around 230, with Freeport and Dixon
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Archery classes this fall

Posted: Saturday, Aug 20th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- The Flagg-Rochelle Community Park District is offering a fall archery class this year.
Archery will be held on Tuesdays at VFW Park from Aug. 30 through Oct. 4 from 6:15-7:15 p.m. Class is open to ages 8-18. Price of the class is $36 for residents and $41 for non-residents. Classes are taught by Dan and Tina Vincent.
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Fish available for stocking

Posted: Saturday, Aug 20th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- On Sept. 24, the Rochelle Wildlife Conservation Club, along with Pete Reiff and the Logan Hollow Fish Farm, will be providing fish for pond stocking and restocking.
Channel catfish, hybrid sunfish, fathead minnow, sterile grass-eating carp, hybrid redear, redear sunfish, largemouth bass, bluegill and black crappie will be available in a variety of sizes.
Information can be obtained
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Tennis players excited to return to the court

Posted: Thursday, Aug 18th, 2016
ROCHELLE --Anna Carpenter began playing tennis just last season, and what began as an idea to get around her school schedule quickly turned into an opportunity of a lifetime.
"Honestly it was about getting out of study hall instead of P.E. class," she said as she shared a brief laugh. "But my cousin was playing so that was a good
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Cross country runners a humorous but competitive bunch

Posted: Thursday, Aug 18th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Running roughly 40 miles per week is a more than difficult task, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the faces of the Hubs boys and girls cross country teams.
The runners gathered outside the main gym at Rochelle Township High School on Tuesday afternoon before departing on a long jog over to Cooper Park. While they
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Lady Hubs volleyball team looking to play with energy

Posted: Thursday, Aug 18th, 2016
THE Lady Hubs closed out volleyball practice on Tuesday with a, exhilarating team scrimmage that included a myriad of spikes, screams, tough digs and loud cheers from the girls.
Celebrating after each point, communicating loudly and cheering on their teammates, the girls played with an extra dose of energy on Tuesday, something senior leaders Ali VanVickle and Paige Myroth are
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Hubs’ Purple and White scrimmage Friday

Posted: Thursday, Aug 18th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- The Rochelle Township High School Hubs will host the Purple and White Scrimmage Friday night at the Douglas Creason Athletic Complex.
What was once a Saturday event for Rochelle football, the event was moved to Friday evening last year due to conflicts for many parents with the Rochelle Jr. Tackle program.
Practices for the Hubs' football teams will
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Football team moving closer to season opener

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- With less than two weeks until the Hubs play their first regular season game against Corliss, head coach Kevin Crandall said the team still has plenty of work to do as the boys worked through double practices on Monday.
"We had a good first week," Crandall said. "We just have a whole lot of stuff we need to
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Eighth grade team tops Morrison to begin season

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
MORRISON -- The Rochelle Junior Tackle eighth grade football team was one of two teams to pick up victories over Morrison last weekend, defeating Morrison by a score of 38-22.
Rochelle gained 354 total yards on the ground, with Morrison netting 134 rushing yards. Ben Harvey led the way for Rochelle, running for 197 yards and three touchdowns on just
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Seniors looking to lead soccer team to the top

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
SENIOR defender Bryan Garcia has high hopes for the Hubs boys soccer team as the boys began their second week of practice Monday afternoon.
"We have big plans for this season," Garcia said. "We plan on going far, farther than any team has."
Garcia is one of several upperclassmen returning to the Hubs this season. Senior goalkeeper Cruz Nava and
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