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Varsity boys bounce back to top Ottawa Marquette

Modified: Wednesday, Jan 18th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- After a hard-fought loss to LaSalle-Peru Friday night, the Hubs varsity basketball team returned to its home gym and got back on the winning track with a 73-63 victory over Ottawa Marquette.
Rochelle (12-4) led 41-34 at halftime and outscored its opponent 16-6 in the third quarter to go up 57-40. Senior Caleb Gould scored a team-high 29
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Sophomore Hubs extend win streak to three games

Modified: Monday, Jan 16th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The Hubs sophomore basketball team hit the 10-win mark on Saturday with a 58-53 victory over Ottawa Marquette.
Johnny Beck led the way with 29 points. The sophomores have now won three consecutive games and stand at 10-5 on the season.
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Lady Hubs exact revenge on LaSalle-Peru

Modified: Monday, Jan 16th, 2017
LASALLE -- Lady Hubs basketball coach Tony Rowan has been in the business for a long time, but one thing he's never done is take down the LaSalle-Peru Lady Cavaliers.
That changed Friday night when the girls took the lead in the first quarter and never looked back, defeating LaSalle-Peru 49-40 and moving up to 9-11 on the season and
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Hubs place 10th at Oregon regional to finish season

Modified: Monday, Jan 16th, 2017
DIXON -- Against a stiff field of competition, the Hubs varsity bowling team placed 10th in the IHSA Oregon Regional at Dixon's Plum Hollow Lanes this past Saturday after finishing sixth in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Meet on Thursday.
Sophomores Tyler Johnson and Brady Shank placed 36th and 39th respectively, with Johnson rolling a 1,098 six-game series and
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Chellettes take third at Fieldcrest Invitational

Modified: Monday, Jan 16th, 2017
MINONK -- The Rochelle poms team finished in third place at the Fieldcrest Invitational this weekend out of 18 total schools. The girls will look to keep their positive momentum rolling at the IHSA Sectional at Huntley High School on Saturday, Jan. 21. The team includes Erin Decker, Kaitlyn Drilling, Juliana Kann, Brandi Salinas, Erin Burgholzer, Tatianna Contreras, Hayley Davis,
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Lady Hubs place 13th at Morris Invitational behind Dummer's top-10 finish

Posted: Sunday, Jan 15th, 2017
MORRIS -- Junior Katie Dummer rolled a 1,215 series over six games to place 10th individually and help the Lady Hubs varsity bowling team finish 13th out of 20 teams at the Morris Invitational.
Dummer averaged 200 over her first three games before averaging 205 over her last three with a high game of 245. Junior Carlie Elder totaled a
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Harvey claims title, Hubs finish fifth at Mahomet-Seymour Invitational

Modified: Sunday, Jan 15th, 2017
MAHOMET-- Alex Harvey remained perfect on the season Saturday, improving to 19-0 overall and winning the 182-pound wrestling title at the Mahomet-Seymour Invitational.
Rochelle finished in fifth place out of 17 schools, with sophomore Eddie Villalobos taking second at 132 pounds and moving to 25-4 on the year. Juniors Ehren Metzger (27-3), Justin Hernandez (26-4) and Aidan Eckhardt (14-9) each
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Rochelle cheerleaders win conference championship

Modified: Saturday, Jan 14th, 2017
The Rochelle varsity cheerleading squad took first place on Saturday at the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference meet hosted at Rochelle Township High School.
Five girls also earned All-Conference honors, with Jovana Delatorre, Teddi Hacaga and Emma Mehrings receiving All-Conference recognition and Olivia Ramos and Ariana Ramos taking home Honorable Mention certificates.
The team includes Cristina Alfano, Lydia Ankney, Delatorre,
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Varsity team splits back-to-back conference matches

Modified: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017
DEKALB -- It's not always how you start, it's how you finish.
That was the case for the Lady Hubs bowling team this week, as the girls rebounded from a road loss to the Yorkville Lady Foxes on Tuesday to dominate Kaneland and take all 10 conference points on Wednesday.
The girls fell to Yorkville by a score of
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Sycamore nips Lady Hubs in physical conference battle

Posted: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017
SYCAMORE -- Things got a little chippy Tuesday night when the Lady Hubs varsity basketball team traveled to Sycamore High School for a Northern Illinois Big 12 game against the Lady Spartans.
In a hard-fought game where the officials let the girls battle it out, the Lady Hubs trailed by just four points entering the fourth quarter. But the Lady
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Bratko, Cook step up for Hubs in loss at Yorkville

Posted: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017
YORKVILLE -- With the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Meet on the horizon, the Hubs bowling team reacquainted itself with a familiar foe on Tuesday, traveling to Yorkville for a conference match against the Foxes.
Rochelle conceded all 10 points to Yorkville, falling by a series score of 3,525-3,028. Sophomore Brady Shank rolled his third consecutive 600 series, shooting a
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Sophomores finish strong in loss

Posted: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017
SYCAMORE -- The first chunk of Tuesday night's game against the Sycamore Lady Spartans may not have gone the Rochelle sophomore girls basketball team's way, but the Lady Hubs battled hard at the end, scoring a game-high seven points in the fourth quarter of the team's 37-13 loss.
The girls got off to a rocky start, with Sycamore jumping ahead
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Royals return to the mats for first match

Posted: Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- While the Rochelle Township High School wrestling team is flexing its muscles, the Rochelle Middle School team returned to the mats for its first match of the season on Monday, with several Royals earning victories in a meet with Burlington Central and Prairie Knolls.
Among the winners for the Royals were Ethan Tooley, Gio Romero, Grant Thompson, Lazaro
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Lady Hubs suffer close loss at Sycamore

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 10th, 2017
SYCAMORE -- The Lady Hubs varsity basketball team trailed by just four points entering the fourth quarter of Tuesday night's game against the Sycamore Lady Spartans, but the girls were unable to rally back, falling by a score of 54-46.
Sophomore Abby Lundquist scored 22 points on 8-of-16 shooting to lead the Rochelle squad, while junior Jacie Wyatt added 10
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Hub wrestlers reach 10 straight wins

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 10th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The victories are starting to come easy for the Rochelle varsity wrestling team, with the Hubs adding two more wins over Belvidere North and Winnebago to extend their streak to 10 straight and improve to 15-6 overall and 14-2 in nonconference competition.
Rochelle began its triangular meet on Tuesday with a 57-22 victory over Winnebago. Sophomore Eddie Villalobos
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Hubs squeak past Mendota in overtime

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 10th, 2017
MENDOTA -- Rochelle Hubs basketball coach Tim Thompson had initially planned to rest some of his players in Saturday's nonconference road game against the Mendota Trojans.
One hundred fifty points and an overtime period later, Thompson and the Hubs were glad they didn't stick to their previous strategy.
The Trojans gave Rochelle all it could handle on Saturday, but the
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Rochelle sweeps Sandwich, Rockford Jefferson

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 10th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The Hubs varsity wrestling team is catching fire, and neither Sandwich nor Rockford Jefferson could do anything to slow the purple and white down when the two schools traveled to Rochelle Township High School this past Saturday for a triangular meet.
Rochelle took down Sandwich by a score of 56-15 and blew past Rockford Jefferson 72-12. The Hubs
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Girls fall to tough Yorkville squad

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 10th, 2017
YORKVILLE -- The Lady Hubs varsity basketball team was given a tall order (literally) in taking down the Yorkville Lady Foxes on the road this past Saturday, a team that came into the game wielding a 14-1 overall record and a 5-0 record in conference play.
Despite a strong effort in the second half by Rochelle, the Lady Foxes led
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Latta notches double-double in loss

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 10th, 2017
YORKVILLE -- Mya Latta scored 10 points to lead the Lady Hubs sophomore basketball team against Mendota this past Thursday, and she was on top of her game again when Rochelle traveled to Yorkville on Saturday for a conference game with the Lady Foxes.
The Lady Hubs lost by a score of 40-22, with Latta recording a double-double with 12
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Sophomores blow out Mendota for win

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 10th, 2017
MENDOTA -- After suffering back-to-back losses against Rockford Guilford and Kaneland, the Hubs sophomore basketball team found its stride on Saturday with a 57-31 victory over the Mendota Trojans.
Rochelle overcame a slow start in the first half to run the Trojans out of their home building in the second half. Johnny Beck led the Hubs with 25 points and
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Freshman teams face Sterling on the road

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 10th, 2017
STERLING -- The Rochelle freshman boys and girls basketball teams hit the road on Monday for a pair of Northern Illinois Big 12 West games against the Sterling Golden Warriors, with the girls falling by a score of 36-25 and the boys dropping a game to their conference rival by a score of 59-40.
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The Lady Hubs got off
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Youth wrestlers battle in trio of tournaments

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 10th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- Things are picking up for the Rochelle Wrestling Club, as the group sent wrestlers out to three different tournaments in Oregon, Sycamore and all the way up in Baraboo, Wisconsin this past weekend.
The journey began on Saturday morning with 18 competitors duking it out at the Hawk Wrestling Club Invitational in Oregon. Several Rochelle kids brought home
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Boys bowlers honored on Senior Night

Posted: Sunday, Jan 8th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The Hubs bowling team celebrated Senior Night on Thursday, with parents and fans filling the seats inside Rochelle's T-Byrd Lanes to support their boys in the team's final home match of the season against the Streator Bulldogs.
Sophomore Brady Shank led the way for Rochelle, rolling a team-high 633 series two days after shooting a 638 series
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Hubs grind out home win over Kaneland

Posted: Friday, Jan 6th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The Hubs varsity basketball overcame some strange happenings during Friday night's game against the Kaneland Knights to emerge victorious by a score of 60-50 and improve to 10-3 overall on the season.
In a game that featured two injured Hubs, two technical fouls (one by each head coach), a flurry of turnovers and a barrage of missed shots,
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Short-handed Lady Hubs top Stillman Valley on the road

Modified: Friday, Jan 6th, 2017
STILLMAN VALLEY -- It may have been the strangest game of the season for the Lady Hubs freshman basketball team, but the victory was all that mattered.
With just six players dressing, Rochelle toughed out a 22-15 win over Stillman Valley in a game that featured two 20-minute halves and a Cardinals squad consisting of both freshmen and sophomores. The
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Hubs pin down Sycamore for first conference win

Posted: Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The Hubs varsity wrestling team extended its winning streak to six matches on Thursday, beating the Sycamore Spartans 43-33 and securing their first victory in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference this season.
Sycamore began the match with a 15-0 lead before wins by Justin Hernandez, Jacob Fore, Aidan Eckhardt, Ralfy Mancinas (forfeit), Ehren Metzger and Kaleb Simms
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Lady Hubs roll over Streator to snap losing streak

Modified: Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The Lady Hubs varsity bowling team stepped up its game on Thursday, defeating Streator by a score of 2,737-2,682 for its first victory since taking down the Ottawa Pirates on Nov. 29.
Rochelle took two of the first three games in the match, with junior Katie Dummer rolling the team's high score in the first game (191)
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11 players score as Lady Hubs trounce Mendota

Posted: Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- Lady Hubs head coach Tony Rowan called Tuesday's loss against the Kaneland Knights a "wake-up call" and the girls responded emphatically with a 56-22 victory over nonconference foe Mendota Thursday night.
11 different players scored for Rochelle including sophomore Abby Lundquist, who led the way with a game-high 22 points. Juniors Morgan Baker and Frantzcesca Vardman each added
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Knights control Lady Hubs

Posted: Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The Kaneland Knights brought a 12-2 record into Rochelle Township High School on Tuesday and showed once again why they're a force to be reckoned with in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference.
Looking for their ninth win over a 10-game span, the Knights controlled the game from the opening whistle, shutting down the Lady Hubs' offense all
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Juniors lead Rochelle against DeKalb

Posted: Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017
DEKALB -- It's been awhile for the Lady Hubs bowling team, but the girls returned to the lanes on Tuesday for their first action since taking on the Sterling Golden Warriors back on Dec. 15.
Rochelle faced the DeKalb Barbs on Tuesday, with the girls battling hard but conceding all 10 points to their Northern Illinois Big 12 foe
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Hubs roll to win over Cardinals

Posted: Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017
STILLMAN VALLEY -- After taking home third place in the LaSalle-Peru Holiday Tournament, the Hubs freshman basketball team continued its hot play over the winter break with a 41-24 victory over Stillman Valley on the road.
The boys managed to shake off some rust early in the game to shut down the Cardinals later on, with Rochelle's pressure giving the
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Shank, Johnson lead Hubs in home loss

Posted: Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017
ROCHELLE -- The last couple of tournaments have been tough for the Hubs bowling team, but a heavy dose of sophomores Tyler Johnson and Brady Shank gave Rochelle a chance for its first win of the season on Tuesday against a short-handed Huntley Red Raiders squad at Rochelle's T-Byrd Lanes.
Johnson strung four strikes in a row toward the end
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Four girls score in loss to Kaneland

Posted: Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017
The Lady Hubs sophomore basketball team faced a high-powered Kaneland squad Tuesday night, falling by a score of 52-17 with Kylee Muraira leading Rochelle with eight points in the game. Mya Latta (above) and Emilee Dueringer each added four points, with Makenna Ferrari chipping in one to round out the RTHS scoring column. (Photo by Russell Hodges)
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