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13U boys bow out at Central Region Championship

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 26th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- The Rochelle 13U boys baseball team's magical postseason run has finally come to an end.
After defeating the host team Kalamazoo and falling to Michigan in the winner's bracket, the boys looked to keep their Central Region Championship hopes alive by battling through the loser's bracket.
The boys started off strong with a 18-13 victory over
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Rochelle's 13U team still alive in Michigan

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 26th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Fresh off a state championship victory and a send-off rally at the Rochelle Little League fields, the Rochelle 13U boys baseball team is fighting hard to keep its magical postseason run alive at the Little League Central Region Championship in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Rochelle began the tournament with a first round victory over host team Kalamazoo by a score
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Rochelle Jr. All-Stars knocked out by Streator

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 26th, 2016
PERU -- After a thrilling 7-6 extra-inning win over Moline in the Peru Jr. League Sectional Tournament last Thursday night, Rochelle's Jr. All-Stars split two games over the weekend to get to the tournament finals, but were eliminated on Monday night in a tough loss.
Rochelle ran into a tough Streator team on Saturday morning, falling 11-1 to the District
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Headon shines at Junior Nationals

Posted: Saturday, Jul 23rd, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Hubs track and field star Aubrey Headon continues to make it look easy.
The Paralympic athlete was outstanding at the 2016 Adaptive Sports Junior Nationals in Middleton, Wisconsin this past weekend. She began the competition on Thursday and immediately made her presence known, winning three gold medals in the shot put, the long jump and the 200-meter dash.
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Another district title for Rochelle

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- It's been nothing but domination by the Rochelle Little League All-Stars at the district level this summer.
That trend continued on Sunday, with the 11-12 boys All-Star team defeating Sterling 4-1 to give Rochelle its fifth district championship in 2016 and improve the league's post-season record to a perfect 16-2.
The boys will advance to the sectional tournament
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All-Stars compete in sub-state tournaments

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Fresh off of two district championships, the Rochelle Little League 9-10 and 10-11 boys All-Star teams took to the field last weekend in the Elgin Classic and Rock Falls sub-state tournaments.
Both teams went undefeated in district play, finishing 3-0 and winning the district title to clinch a spot in sub-state play.
9-10 Boys
The boys began
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13U players ramped up for National tournament trip

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016
THE ride has been sweet for the Rochelle 13U boys baseball team, and it's about to get a whole lot sweeter.
After winning four straight games to win the 2016 Intermediate Illinois State Championship in Quincy, head coach Rich Harvey and his boys were back on the practice field Monday preparing for the Little League Central Region Championship in Kalamazoo,
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Track Club stands out at DuPage meet

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Members of the Rochelle Area Track Club strapped on their spikes last weekend at the 2016 DuPage Track Invite at Lake Park High School in Roselle.
Leiya Smith took fourth in the 8-and-under girls 100-meter dash with a time of 18.23 and fifth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 38.33. Leiya also won the 8-and-under girls
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Another district title for Rochelle Little League

Modified: Sunday, Jul 17th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Make it 16-2 for the Rochelle League All-Star baseball teams in post-season play, as the local 10-11-12 squad completed a three-game sweep on Sunday afternoon with a 4-1 win over Sterling.
Rochelle took a 2-0 in the third inning and scored two more in the top of the sixth to hold of Sterling in a well-played game by
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13-U state champ team accepting donations

Posted: Saturday, Jul 16th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Rochelle Little League will be accepting monetary donations of any amount to help defray the expenses for another week of great baseball and memories.
The Rochelle Little League 13U boys baseball team is fresh off a state championship victory in Quincy, and the boys will represent Rochelle and the state of Illinois in the Intermediate Central Region Tournament
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District champions

Posted: Saturday, Jul 16th, 2016
ROCK FALLS -- After a rocky start, the Rochelle Little League junior boys All-Star team erased an eight-run deficit late in the game and went on to a 29-18 romp over Rock Falls to capture the district tournament.
Rochelle pitchers struggled for the first few innings to find the small and elusive strike zone, giving up several free passes and
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11-12 All-Stars cruising through district tournament

Posted: Saturday, Jul 16th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- The Rochelle Little League 11-12 boys All-Stars are continuing the Rochelle hot streak with two victories in the first two rounds of the district tournament.
The boys defeated Sterling on Thursday, and followed up with another win over Rock Falls on Friday to reach the district championship game on Sunday. A win on Sunday will send the team
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Rochelle Rays shine at community swim meet

Posted: Thursday, Jul 14th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- The Rochelle Rays swim team enjoyed a great amount of success at their annual community swim meet on Thursday, July 7.
Tori Johnson took first in the girls 200-meter SC freestyle with a time of 2:44.31, while Josh Bunger won the boys 200-meter SC freestyle and the 15-18 boys 100-meter SC breaststroke. Kylie Smith finished first in the
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Junior All-Stars blast Freeport in district semis

Posted: Thursday, Jul 14th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- The Rochelle Little League boys junior league All-Stars reached the district championship finals on Tuesday with a 21-4 thrashing of Freeport.
Mason DeLille took over for Rochelle, going 4-for-6 with three singles, a double and a game-high five RBIs. Anthony Hueramo went 2-for-5 with four RBIs, while Xavier Contreras scored twice and drove in two runs in the
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9-11 All-Stars win in style

Posted: Thursday, Jul 14th, 2016
The Rochelle Little League boys 9-11 All-Stars pose with their 2016 district championship banner last week. The boys went 3-0 in the district tournament, defeating Rock Falls and Freeport to reach the title game and topping Rock Falls a second time to advance to the sub-state tournament hosted in Rock Falls. Pictured above are Garrett Gensler, Bradley Cooney, Ryan Simmons,
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13U boys win state title

Modified: Wednesday, Jul 13th, 2016
QUINCY -- The Rochelle Little League 13U boys baseball team defeated Evergreen Park 10-0 on Wednesday to win the 2016 Intermediate Illinois State Championship.
The boys began the state tournament with a 5-4 victory over Evergreen Park. Rochelle then topped Elgin Classic 6-3 in the second round to advance to the winner's bracket semifinals, where the team beat Adams
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