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Hubs win Assumption Invite title, White named ‘Athlete of the Meet’

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014
ROCK ISLAND -- Evan White led the Hubs with 34 points en route to a first place team victory with 187 points at the Assumption Invite at Augustana College on Saturday.
White's 34 points led all male athletes to earn "Athlete of the Meet" honors as he won the 100m dash with a time of 11.28, the
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Lady Hubs finish eighth in team race

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014
ROCK ISLAND -- The Lady Hubs saw nine athletes separate athletes place as they finished eighth out of nine teams with 16 points at the Assumption Invite at Augustana College on Saturday afternoon.
Leading the way for the Lady Hubs was the 800m spring medley team of Nancy Torres, Rita Walsh, Lexie Watson, and Sarah Ramos with a third
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Hubs’ three-game win streak snapped in NI Big 12 opener

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014
LASALLE --Rochelle's varsity boys baseball team entered NI Big 12 conference play on a three-game winning streak, but a five-run second inning by LaSalle-Peru snapped it on Saturday afternoon.
Jake Ryan was the only Hubs player to register a hit in the first two innings with a single, but was left on base after back-to-back strikeouts.
In the
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New age division provides more playing time, safety

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- The Rochelle Little League program will feature a new Junior League Divsion this year for 13 to 14-year-old players.
According to Little League President Jason Knight this addition to the diamond is much needed.
"It lets the 13 and 14-year-olds play sooner because they don't have to wait until high school gets done like in the past,"
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Making the catch

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014
The Rochelle Railers 13U travel team started its season this past weekend. The Railers played a double-header on the Rochelle Little League Junior League field Saturday and one game at Cannonball Ridge Park in Yorkville on Sunday, its first league game of the season in the KCBL. Above, Eddie Villalobos makes a jumping catch off a Yorkville batter to make
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Lady Hubs pick up one win against NIC-10 trio

Posted: Monday, Apr 14th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- It was anything but a routine day on the diamond for the Lady Hubs infielders, in a 5-1 loss to Belvidere North Friday afternoon.
"Defensive miscues, we had more than are fair share of them today," Rochelle head coach Adrian Smith said. "A couple of those runs should not have scored, those were unearned runs. That's defensive
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Morris blank Lady Hubs 2-0

Posted: Monday, Apr 14th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Morris rang two shots off the crossbar and failed to convert several chances in the first half before they scored a goal in the 57th and added another in the 78th minute to win the first meeting against Rochelle with a 2-0 victory Thursday afternoon.
The Lady Hubs (1-3, 0-2) have been blanked in their last
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Hubs drop second straight conference meet

Posted: Monday, Apr 14th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Rochelle's double team of Miguel Astudillo and Mario Belmonte battled back-and-forth, but came up short 7-6, (7), 6-1; which gave Yorkville the 3-2 win over the Hubs Thursday afternoon.
"A few points here and there decided the match," Rochelle head coach Mike Pence said. "They really battled and scrambled and were behind the whole match, but
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Hubs win third straight

Posted: Monday, Apr 14th, 2014
STERLING -- For the second time in as many weeks, Hubs baseball coach Nick Reineck handed Doug Johnson the ball, who allowed only one earned run in a 13-4 victory over Sterling in the NI Big 12 Conference play opener.
Aaron Mehrings walked then scored on Dylan Hopkins single to left tie it 1-1 after the first inning.
With two
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Hub boys track team wins big meet!

Posted: Saturday, Apr 12th, 2014
Congratulations to the RTHS boys track team which won the Assumption Invite held today at Augustana College!
The Hubs scored 187 points as a team to claim first place while many individual performers had great efforts, including senior Evan White who was named "Athlete of the Meet" with first place finishes in three running events and a fourth place in
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Picks up big split

Posted: Monday, Apr 7th, 2014
Local bowler Ryan Messer picked up the rare 7-10 split a week ago Thursday night at T-Byrd Lanes during league action. It was the second time Messer converted the split, but the first time in a sanctioned league. Earlier this season Messer also rolled a perfect 300 game. (Courtesy Photo)
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Lady Hubs mentally ready for outdoors

Posted: Monday, Apr 7th, 2014
ubs finished their indoor season two weeks ago at the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference meet and will begin their outdoor season on Monday against conference foes LaSalle-Peru, Sterling and host Ottawa.
With the two week wait, Rochelle head coach Kyle Kissack has added intensity to the team's workouts while resting them to prevent injuries.
"We are currently
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Johnson hits game-winner for Hubs’ 2-1 comeback win over Belvidere

Posted: Monday, Apr 7th, 2014
BELVIDERE -- The Hubs bounced back from a tough outing earlier in the week to pull out a squeaker over Belvdere on Wednesday .
Down 1-0 in the late innings, Aaron Mehrings walked then stole second base to put two runners in scoring position for senior Doug Johnson.
With two-out, Johnson ripped a two-run RBI single down the first
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Rochelle aims to impress at first indoor meet

Posted: Monday, Apr 7th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- During the harsh winter and into the bitter cold this spring, John Dobbs has taken the Hubs track team outdoors to prepare for the cold temperatures and blistering wind gusts they may face at the start of the outdoor track season, which begins on Monday at Ottawa.
"We will practice in any weather right now, so I would
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