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Hubs fall to Golden Warriors 62-48 on Senior Night

Posted: Friday, Feb 24th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- There was a great deal of emotion in the building when the Hubs varsity basketball team faced off against the Sterling Golden Warriors during its Senior Night game at Rochelle Township High School on Friday.
Maybe a little too much emotion.
Behind a 15-0 run to start the first quarter, the Northern Illinois Big 12 West champion Golden
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Bryan rolls 300 game, 800 series

Posted: Friday, Feb 24th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- Local league bowler Caleb Bryan had a career night on Thursday when he rolled games of 234, 279, 300 in the Thursday Night Classic League for an 813 series.
The three-game total was Bryan's first 800 series of his career and the 300 game was his second career perfect score. (Photo by John Shank)
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Dukes muscle past Hubs in team sectional

Posted: Thursday, Feb 23rd, 2017
ROCHELLE -- If there's one thing Rochelle head wrestling coach Rich Harvey always preaches to his kids, it's to wrestle hard from the beginning of the match to the end.
And even though the Hubs lost to the Dixon Dukes Tuesday night by a score of 46-24 in the IHSA Class 2A Team Sectional at Rochelle Township High School, Harvey
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Boys split games at NIB-12 Tournament

Posted: Thursday, Feb 23rd, 2017
The Hubs freshman basketball team kicked off its run in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Tournament this past Saturday, splitting two games against the Morris Redskins and the DeKalb Barbs to go 1-1 on the day.
Rochelle began the tournament with a thrilling victory over Morris, winning in overtime by a score of 52-51. The Hubs squeaked by the
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Rochelle defense smothers Dixon in win

Posted: Thursday, Feb 23rd, 2017
ROCHELLE -- While there are plenty of boys on the Hubs varsity basketball team that can score points, head coach Tim Thompson has always wanted his players to control the game on the defensive end.
Let's just say Rochelle was in charge of the joystick when the boys took on the Dixon Dukes Wednesday night in nonconference action at Rochelle
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Beck puts on scoring display in close loss

Posted: Thursday, Feb 23rd, 2017
ROCHELLE -- Johnny Beck was having his way with the Dixon sophomore boys basketball team Wednesday night, but despite a 37-point outburst from the Rochelle forward, the Hubs came up just short, falling to the Dukes by a score of 60-55.
The Hubs found themselves down by six points after the first quarter, trailing 17-11 with Kade Coffey scoring 12
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Rochelle competing in Battle of the Fans

Posted: Thursday, Feb 23rd, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The Rochelle Super Fans are always there to support their school, and the purple and white fanatics are putting their team spirit to the test as they battle in a 64-fan field with other Illinois high schools in the Comcast SportsNet Chicago Battle of the Fans competition.
The contest kicked off this Tuesday, with students from four different
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Royals shoot past Belvidere Central

Posted: Thursday, Feb 23rd, 2017
ROCHELLE -- Fresh off a three-game stint at the Oregon Tournament this past weekend, the Rochelle Middle School seventh and eighth grade girls basketball teams returned to action Tuesday night against Belvidere Central, with the Royals combining to win three games while surrendering only one loss.
Seventh grade
After winning the Oregon Tournament with a perfect 3-0 run, the seventh
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Rochelle defense smothers Dixon in win

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 22nd, 2017
ROCHELLE -- While there are plenty of boys on the Hubs varsity basketball team that can score points, head coach Tim Thompson has always wanted his players to control the game on the defensive end.
Let's just say Rochelle was in charge of the joystick when the boys took on the Dixon Dukes Wednesday night in nonconference action at Rochelle
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Dukes muscle past Hubs in team sectional competition

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
ROCHELLE -- If there's one thing Rochelle head wrestling coach Rich Harvey always preaches to his kids, it's to wrestle hard from the beginning of the match to the end.
And even though the Hubs lost to the Dixon Dukes Tuesday night by a score of 46-24 in the IHSA Class 2A Team Sectional at Rochelle Township High School, Harvey
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Hub captains shine at state championships

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
CHAMPAIGN -- Over 400 matches between nearly 700 competitors were conducted at the IHSA State Finals this past weekend, with Rochelle junior Alex Harvey and sophomore Eddie Villalobos joining in on the three-day tournament along with family and friends.
Harvey (33-5 at 182 pounds) qualified for the state championships after finishing third at the IHSA Class 2A Individual Sectional at
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St. Paul girls win Meridian Conference title

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
The St. Paul Lutheran School girls basketball team took down Creston in an exciting championship game this past Thursday, winning by a score of 27-25 to claim the conference title and clinch a spot in the Illinois Lutheran State Championship Tournament beginning Friday, March 3. The team features Zoe Hardcastle, Megan Thompson, Ashley Knight, Liberty Hayes, Hailey Jones, Heidi Cruz,
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Royals take home Oregon title

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
OREGON -- The Rochelle Middle School seventh grade girls basketball team has been picking up wins left and right this season, and the Royals added more accolades to their resume with a 3-0 run at the Oregon Tournament this past weekend to finish in first place and take home a big trophy.
The girls began the tournament with a close
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Hubs cruise to remain perfect at home

Modified: Monday, Feb 20th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- Kyle Seebach has been the Hubs varsity basketball team's primary low-post scorer this season, but the 6-foot-8 senior showed a little bit of his range when Rochelle took on the Princeton Tigers Friday night at Rochelle Township High School.
Seebach turned in a season-high 28 points and knocked down three 3-point shots to lead the Hubs to an
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Nine boys score in victory over Tigers

Posted: Saturday, Feb 18th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The Hubs sophomore basketball team got back on the winning track Friday night, taking down the Princeton Tigers 55-38 in nonconference play.
Rochelle outscored Princeton 25-8 to start the game, and the Hubs frustrated the Tigers all night with their defensive pressure, according to head coach Josh Johnson.
"We kept building our lead the whole game and we
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Horner finds his groove in loss to Sterling

Posted: Saturday, Feb 18th, 2017
Evan Horner (right) caught fire during the Hubs freshman basketball team's game against the Sterling Golden Warriors Thursday night, scoring nine of his team-high 15 points in the fourth quarter of Rochelle's 69-37 loss. Austin Brown added eight points for the Hubs, while Seth Gould and Austin Greifenkamp each chipped in five points. Traevon Voss totaled four points to round
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Rowan aiming to improve teamís shooting

Posted: Saturday, Feb 18th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- There were certainly highs and lows for the Lady Hubs varsity basketball team this season, but head coach Tony Rowan was pleased with how his girls continued to fight throughout the year.
Finishing 11-17 overall and 3-10 in conference play might sound like much, but for Rowan and the Lady Hubs it was a big accomplishment considering the
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Lady Hubsí Payton showing grit and leadership through adversity

Posted: Saturday, Feb 18th, 2017
CHRISTINA Payton understands what it feels like to battle through difficult circumstances.
A four-year Lady Hub basketball and softball player, Payton has fought through far more losses than victories throughout her career at Rochelle Township High School. The Lady Hubs varsity basketball team brought home just four wins over her sophomore and junior years, and a brutal right knee injury
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Lady Hubs ready to reload roster for next season

Posted: Saturday, Feb 18th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The Lady Hubs bowling team put a lot of work in this season, and head coach Joey Johanning is hoping the girls continue to get after it as the team transitions into the offseason.
Rochelle brought home four victories this season, sweeping the Ottawa Lady Pirates at T-Byrd Lanes to start the season while racking up two more
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Hubs top Tigers to remain perfect at home

Posted: Friday, Feb 17th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- Kyle Seebach has been the Hubs varsity basketball team's primary low-post scorer this season, but the 6-foot-8 senior showed a little bit of his range when Rochelle took on the Princeton Tigers Friday night at Rochelle Township High School.
Seebach turned in a season-high 28 points and knocked down three 3-point shots to lead the Hubs to an
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Hubs squash late rally to beat LaSalle-Peru

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- Caleb Gould knew the Hubs varsity basketball team had to respond after a tough loss to the Geneseo Maple Leafs on the road this past Friday.
And despite another barnburner inside the main gymnasium at Rochelle Township High School, the boys followed their senior captain's lead and got back on the winning track with a 67-64 victory over
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Cardinals top Lady Hubs in regional semis

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
ROCKFORD -- Most high school teams might find themselves shutting down after succumbing to a 20-point deficit in the first quarter, but not the Lady Hubs.
Caught in a deep hole early in Wednesday night's IHSA Class 3A Regional Semifinal against the Stillman Valley Cardinals at Rockford Lutheran High School, the purple and white mounted a furious rally over the
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Royals face Sycamore, DeKalb Rosette in conference play

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The Rochelle Middle School seventh and eighth grade girls basketball teams have been busy this week, facing off against both Sycamore and DeKalb Rosette on back-to-back nights in North Central Junior Conference competition.
Seventh grade
The seventh grade A team lost a tough game to an undefeated Sycamore squad by a score of 33-20 on Monday. Josie Lundquist
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Three sophomore boys reach double figures in loss

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The Hubs sophomore basketball team lost a tough game to LaSalle-Peru on Tuesday by a final score of 53-38.
Rochelle trails 26-20 at halftime before Johnny Beck scored six of his team-high 15 points to tie the game up. The Cavaliers would outscore the sophomore Hubs 27-12 the remainder of the way, however.
Noah Knight and Kaleb
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Wyatt's season high propels Lady Hubs over Harvard

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017
ROCKFORD -- Things weren't running very smoothly on the offensive end for the Lady Hubs varsity basketball team Monday night.
That's when Jacie Wyatt took matters into her own hands.
The junior forward scored 14 of her season-high and team-high 20 points in the first half, and her effort helped propel Rochelle to a 66-44 victory over the Harvard Hornets
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Harvey, Villalobos qualify for state wrestling tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017
STERLING -- It's been seven years since Rochelle Township High School qualified a varsity wrestler for the IHSA State Championships, and it's been eight years since RTHS sent more than one wrestler to the state tournament in the same season.
Both of those streaks came to an end this past weekend.
Sophomore Eddie Villalobos (32-9 at 132 pounds) and junior
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