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Lang, Villalobos run for two touchdowns in 36-6 win

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 16th, 2014
OREGON -- Eddie Villalobos ran for two touchdowns on runs of 25 yards and five yards, while Rochelle's defense held Oregon scoreless in a 36-6 win to remain undefeated on Saturday afternoon.
Dallas List led the Junior Hubs (5-0) with 63 yards and scored a 40-yard touchdown in final minute of the first quarter. Noah Knight rushed for 60
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Navejas’ big runs lead Rochelle to victory

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 16th, 2014
OREGON -- Samuel Navejas ran for two touchdowns in the third quarter, 54 yards and 33 yards, to lead Rochelle to a 12-0 win over Oregon on Saturday afternoon.
Navejas led the Junior Hubs' rushing attack with 111 yards on the ground, followed by Dylan Moore with 50 yards, Ben Hickey with 36 yards, and Nick Albers with 11
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Injured Hubs claim fourth place in DeKalb tourney

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 16th, 2014
DEKALB -- Belvidere scored early and often to hand the Hubs a 6-1 loss in the third-place match at the DeKalb junior-varsity tournament on Saturday afternoon.
Rochelle's starting goal keeper Mark Bratko could not catch a break, leaving the first game after being kicked in the knee and the third game with an injured hand. Bratko stopped 12 shots,
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Hubs eighth at E-Rab invite

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 16th, 2014
ROCKFORD -- Zack Pauser could not quite find his rhythm last year at the Rockford East E-Rab Invitational as he shot a 101, but this year he was able to find a groove and shot an 86 to lead Rochelle to eighth place with 424 points in the small school division at Aldeen Golf Course.
Rochelle junior Alec Beach also
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Hubs run season-best across the board

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 16th, 2014
PEORIA -- For Rochelle head coach John Dobbs, his team's scores at the First to the Finish Peoria Invite at Detweiller Park did not matter as much as how each individual runner performer in what may be the biggest cross-country race in the country with a field of over 2,500 runners.
"Everyone on our team ran a season best," Dobbs
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Hubs dominate Yorkville at home

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 16th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Ehren Metzger and Ralfy Mancinas each ran for two touchdowns to lead Rochelle's freshmen team to a 44-14 victory over Yorkville on Monday night at Doug Creason Athletic Complex.
The Hubs (3-0) held the Foxes scoreless until the final two minutes of the third quarter when they scored from five yards out. The Foxes added another score
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Huskies earn 48-34 win at UNLV

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 16th, 2014
LAS VEGAS, The Northern Illinois University Huskies fought off a third-quarter comeback by UNLV to claim a 48-34 victory over the Rebels and improve to 3-0 on the 2014 season Saturday night at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.
After extending a 21-5 halftime lead to 28-5 on its first drive of the second quarter, the Huskies saw UNLV come
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Rochelle tennis team swept in NI Big 12 Conference play

Posted: Sunday, Sep 14th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Lady Hub tennis coach Katie Wessell knew her team was in for a tough week with Yorkville and LaSalle-Peru on the schedule, so she opted for a new philosophy for Rochelle to learn more about their play against tough opponents.
"Yorkville was a team we knew could out play us, so our strategy there was to take
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Hubs shutout L-P on the road

Posted: Sunday, Sep 14th, 2014
LASALLE -- It doesn't matter that Rochelle changed divisions in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference for Rochelle senior Miguel Casillas, he is still going to score.
Casillas scored two goals in each of the Hubs (3-5, 2-0) NI Big 12 East matchups this week, including a 3-1 win over Ottawa at home and a 3-0 shutout victory over
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Girls travel basketball tryouts today

Posted: Sunday, Sep 14th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- The Flagg-Rochelle Community Park District will host tryouts for its girls traveling basketball grades 4-8 on Sunday, Sept. 14 at Rochelle Township High School.
Tryouts for grades 4 and 5 will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. followed by grades 6-8 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. For more information, contact the park district main office at
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Rampage tryouts today

Posted: Sunday, Sep 14th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- The Rochelle Rampage traveling baseball and softball programs will host tryouts for interested participants ages 9 to 16 on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Rochelle Little League Fields on Eighth Avenue near Teen Town.
• The Boys 9U and 10U tryouts will be held at the minor and major fields, respectively from noon to 1:15 p.m.
• The
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Rochelle falls short in overtime thriller

Posted: Sunday, Sep 14th, 2014
YORKVILLE -- With no score in regulation and time ticking away in the fourth quarter, Rochelle took over on downs after stopping Yorkville on its own 20-yard line with just seconds remaining in the fourth quarter,
Rochele tailback Ehren Metzger connected with Alex Harvey on a 20-yard pass, but Harvey was tackled inbounds and coach Kyle Kissack to use
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Foxes slip past Hubs

Modified: Sunday, Sep 14th, 2014
YORKVILLE -- Rochelle battled back twice to cut the deficit to six points in the fourth quarter, but Yorkville slipped away with a 38-24 win in a NI Big 12 crossover showdown at Campbell Field on another rain-soaked Friday night.
Undefeated Yorkville's win over the Hubs (2-1) is only their second in the past nine seasons.
Trailing 22-8
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Hubs claim fourth at Oregon meet

Posted: Sunday, Sep 14th, 2014
OREGON -- Julian Hernandez once again led Rochelle with a time of 18:53.3 for 21st place overall and third place in the number one runner flight for the Hubs to claim fourth-place at the seven-team Oregon Invitational at Oregon Park West on Wednesday afternoon.
Sterling Newman looked to claim the team title, but its one and two runners were disqualified
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Hubs roll through East Aurora

Posted: Thursday, Sep 11th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Jarod Scarbrough scored Rochelle's first and last touchdown in a 50-12 blowout win at the Doug Creason Athletic Complex on Monday night.
Scarbrough ran for 70 yards on just four carries with two touchdowns, while Ralfy Mancinas also crossed the plane twice with a three-yard run and a 40-yard reception in the first quarter. Mancinas ran for 51
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Lady Hubs fall just short of win over Sycamore

Posted: Thursday, Sep 11th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- The Lady Hubs took former NI Big 12-East foe Sycamore down to the wire, but the Lady Spartans pulled out the win with a three-set victory (25-11, 22-25, 25-21) over Rochelle.
Rochelle found itself in an early hole after dropping the opening game, 25-11.
The Lady Hubs (6-6) rebounded with improved communication and consistency on the court.
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Jump, Geneseo top Rochelle at home

Posted: Thursday, Sep 11th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Austin Jump did what few long time golfers at Fairways Golf Course have done -- shoot even par. Jump's 36 over nine holes, earned him medalist honors and led the Maple Leafs to a 157-183 win over Rochelle on Tuesday afternoon.
Rochelle senior Zack Pauser shot a 41 and freshman Garrett Glosser marked a 42 in his
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Rochelle scores three unanswered goals, snaps four-game skid

Posted: Thursday, Sep 11th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- There is an adage, ‘if you don't succeed try, try again.'
And that's exactly what Rochelle (2-5) did with two goals off rebounds and another on a wild lob from midfield for three unanswered goals in the second half to snap its four-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over Ottawa to open up NI Big 12-West
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Rochelle shutout in defensive battle, remain winless

Modified: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
STERLING -- The fifth grade junior Hubs could not get anything going as they only rushed for 81 yards in a 6-0 loss to Sterling-Blue.
Sterling-Blue (3-0) dominated possession to keep the Hubs (0-3) off the scoreboard and the win column.
Tanner Lagen led the Hubs with 35 yards followed by Cooper Hasz with 24 yards, Shepard Hayes with
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Lady Hubs off their game at Harlem

Modified: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
MANCHESY PARK -- With Tatum Wagner out of the lineup, Rochelle head coach Katie Wessell mixed up her starting lineup for the first time this season.
Wessell stayed with Marina Eraas and Erin Esgar in singles match play and Veronica Avolio and Elora Berg at number one doubles, but moved Mercedes Castro up to number two doubles with Sarah
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Junior Hubs blanked 6-0

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
WINNEBAGO -- For the second straight week the fifth grade junior Hubs were shutout, this time a 6-0 loss at the hands of Winnebago.
The Junior Hubs (0-4) amassed 28 yards in the first quarter, but were unable to find the endzone. Winnebago (2-2) put only points on the board in the first.
Tanner Lager weaved his way through for
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Navejas, Junior Hubs run past Winnebago

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
WINNEBAGO -- Samuel Navejas ran for 115 yards and two touchdowns to lead Rochelle to a 24-8 win over Winnebago to remain undefeated.
The Junior Hubs' defense allowed 116 yards in first half and eight points, but flipped the switch in the second and held the Junior Indians (2-2) to -2 yards.
Navejas lit up the scoreboard for the
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Run game keeps Rochelle undefeated

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
WINNEBAGO -- The eighth grade Junior Hubs scored all three of their touchdowns on the ground in a 22-14 win over Winnebago to remain undefeated on the season.
Eddie Villalobos opened the scoring with a run from two yards out and Greg Ricketts muscled his way in for the two-point conversion at 5:33 in the second quarter.
Dallas List busted
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Albers, Harvey lead late comeback win

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
WINNEBAGO -- Trailing with three minutes left in the game the sixth grade Junior Hubs drove the ball down the field and Ethan Albers dove into the end zone to pull Rochelle within two points.
Gabe Neece ran into a brick wall on the two-point conversion, but then Kyler Lara recovered an onside kick on the 46-yard line.
A
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Rampage tryouts set for this Sunday

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- The Rochelle Rampage traveling baseball and softball programs will host tryouts for interested participants ages 9 to 16 on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Rochelle Little League Fields on Eighth Avenue near Teen Town.
• The Boys 9U and 10U tryouts will be held at the minor and major fields, respectively from noon to 1:15 p.m.
• The
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Undefeated Hubs win Oregon Tourney

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
OREGON -- Komla Gati and Luis Rios each scored six goals as Rochelle's junior-varsity soccer team won the Oregon tournament with 39 points.
Cruz Nava only allowed two goals in the tournament and stopped 30 shots in net for the Hubs. Gati and Rios led the Hubs' eight goal scorers with six goals each, while Noah Harin found the net
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Hubs seventh at Rock River Invite

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
ROCK FALLS -- Zack Pauser shot an 84 Saturday and Alec Beach followed with an 89 for Rochelle as the Hubs fell just three strokes behind Dixon for seventh place in the Big School division with a team total of 372, behind Dixon's 369.
NI Big-West foe Geneseo won the invite with a 314, followed by host Rock Falls (327),
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Walsh leads Royals in season opener

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
OREGON -- Eighth-grader Austin Walsh weaved his way through Oregon Park West in 9:25 for 10th place in Rochelle Middle School's season openin cross-country meet on Saturday.
Seven RMS boys and 10 girls competed in the one and a half-mile course. For eight of the Royal runners, Saturday's race was their first.
Uziel Zarate followed Walsh in 23rd place
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Rochelle falls to Ottawa in semifinals of 20th Lady Hub Invitational

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- The Lady Hubs advanced to the semi-finals with a four-match win streak, but fell to NI Big 12-West foe Ottawa 25-18 and 25-19 to knock them out of the 20th annual Lady Hubs Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
Sterling won the tournament with 25-18, 25-19 victory over Ottawa in the championship round. The Lady Warriors also defeated Ottawa in
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Huskies surge past Northwestern

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014

 
EVANSTON -- The Northern Illinois University Huskies used a 23-point second half offensive outburst and an unrelenting defense to defeat in-state foe Northwestern, 23-15, Saturday at Ryan Field in Evanston. 
The Huskies won their third consecutive game over a Big Ten Conference opponent after recording wins over Iowa and Purdue a year ago, and claimed their first
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Tennis Rainout

Posted: Sunday, Sep 7th, 2014
The Rochelle Lady Hubs tennis team match against Princeton at home Thursday afternoon was rescheduled due to weather for Thursday, Sept. 18. The Lady Hubs were scheduled to play in the Harlem Varsity Invite this Saturday. Here, Rochelle senior Sarah Antolik delivers a serve in a recent match. (Photo by Brandon Cain)
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Somonauk downs Rochelle 8-2

Posted: Sunday, Sep 7th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Somonauk scored early and often on Rochelle to hand the Hubs an 8-2 loss on Thursday afternoon.
The game was moved to the junior-varsity field after heavy rain showers swept through the area in the morning and officials deemed the field unfit for play.
Somonuak (6-0) scored three quick goals in the first half and poured it
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Aggressive Lady Hubs top Leland-Earlville

Posted: Sunday, Sep 7th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- KC Cavazos' team came out aggressive in a 25-12, 25-14 win over Leland-Earlville on Thursday night for their second win on the season.
The Lady Hubs (3-4) entered the contest after their second win on Tuesday against Dixon and showed added intensity against an unfamiliar opponent.
"The main focus is for all the girls to be
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Bowlers of the Year

Posted: Sunday, Sep 7th, 2014
Sarah Chisamore and Caleb Bryan (center) were both presented plaques on Thursday, Aug. 28 by Rochelle Bowling Association representative Heath Mickley for winning the 2013 Bowler of the Year award in their respective divisions. (Photo by John Shank)
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Rochelle runs for over 300 yards and six TDs in win

Posted: Sunday, Sep 7th, 2014
ROCHELLE --Jarod Scarbrough ran wild on East Aurora's defense for three touchdowns and Alex Harvey added two while Ehren Metzger got it started with one from four yards out in a decisive 44-6 win on Friday night.
Scarbrough led the Hubs (1-0) with 131 yards on just nine carries, averaging 14.6 per run with a long of 66 yards.
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Hubs pick off 14-7 win at home

Posted: Sunday, Sep 7th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- For a defensive back getting an interception is great, but two in one game is an indescribable experience.
It's even more exciting when you pick off two in the first half of your first varsity home game.
"I just boxed him out like in basketball and jumped up and got it," Rochelle junior Tyler Ryan said of
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Junior Hubs dominate Sterling-Blue in all phases

Posted: Friday, Sep 5th, 2014
STERLING -- Ethan Etes led the seventh grade junior Hubs down on the field on a 56-yard opening drive before crashing into the end zone from four yards. He later connected with Samuel Navejas for a 27-yard touchdown as Rochelle claimed its third straight win in a 14-0 victory over Sterling-Blue.
The Hubs' stout defense only allowed 10 yards
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Villalobos runs wild in return

Posted: Friday, Sep 5th, 2014
STERLING -- Eddie Villalobos rushed for 138 yards after coming back from injury to lead the eighth grade junior Hubs to a 32-26 win over Sterling-Blue.
The Hubs (3-0) rushed for over 330 yards with Noah Knight at 66 yards, Dallas List 62 yards, Louie Mancinas for 35 yards, and Greg Ricketts for 30 yards.
Edwin Vega led
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Harvey scores four TDs in season opener

Posted: Friday, Sep 5th, 2014
AURORA -- Alex Harvey scored a touchdown in every quarter except the second for the freshman team to take a 49-14 win over Marmion (Aurora) in its season opener.
Harvey rushed for three scores and pulled down a 35-yard pass from Noah Mershon for the other. Mershon passed 4-5 for 80 yards and two touchdowns through the air, while
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Hubs finding their swing

Posted: Friday, Sep 5th, 2014
OREGON -- With three holes left, Zack Pauser trailed by two strokes at +6 and despite a late surge he fell just one stroke shy of winning the Oregon-North Boone triangular with a 42 on Wednesday afternoon at Silver Ridge Golf Course.
"Zack made some corrections with his stance and posture towards the end that brought him back," Rochelle
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Girls traveling basketball tryouts set for Sept. 14

Posted: Friday, Sep 5th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- The Flagg-Rochelle Community Park District will host tryouts for its girls traveling basketball grades 4-8 on Sunday, Sept. 14 at Rochelle Township High School.
Tryouts for grades 4 and 5 will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. followed by grades 6-8 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
For more information, contact the park district main office at
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Doubles comeback gives Wessell her first victory

Posted: Friday, Sep 5th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Mercedes Castro and Sarah MacTaggart dropped their second set 6-2. but then mounted a comeback for a 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 win to hand Katie Wessell her first career victory at the helm of the Hub tennis program on Wednesday afternoon against Harlem in a make-up match from two weeks ago.
"I didn't take a deep breath until
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Ackland, Pointer make their debut

Posted: Friday, Sep 5th, 2014
SYCAMORE -- Julian Hernandez ran an 18:23 total for 55th place to lead the Hubs to 437 points and 17th place at the 18-team Sycamore Invite at Afton Forest Preserve Tuesday afternoon.
"He's going to do much better as the season goes on," Rochelle head coach John Dobbs said.
Vernon Hills won the meet with 42 points, NI Big
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Lady Hubs hold on to snap four-match losing streak

Posted: Friday, Sep 5th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Rochelle led the entire second set against Dixon at home Tuesday night until the visitors tied it 19-19 on a tipped ball past a diving Katie Roush. The two sides exchanged points, then Dixon took the lead with two straight points to force Rochelle head coach KC Cavazos to call timeout.
"We called that timeout there and
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