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Hubs football team toughens up to beat Ottawa

Rochelle struck first to take a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, but Ottawa remained within striking distance for the entire first half. Behind senior running back Ethan Harsted, who totaled 105 rushing yards and one touchdown in the game, the Pirates tied the Hubs in the second quarter, and Ottawa trailed by just seven points at halftime.

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Craven embracing leadership role with Lady Hubs volleyball team

Years before Sarah Craven entered Rochelle Township High School, her older sister Anna Craven donned the libero uniform for the Lady Hubs. A volleyball player since she was 10 years old, Sarah grew up playing club volleyball prior to entering high school, and she attended nearly every Rochelle varsity volleyball match and national club tournament her sister competed in.

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Harvey entering Millikin Athletic Hall of Fame

Millikin University will induct four new members in the Millikin Athletic Hall of Fame during the annual Alumni Awards and Hall of Fame Induction dinner on Friday, Oct. 6 in Decatur, Illinois. The event is part of Millikin 102nd Homecoming Celebration.

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Rochelle cross country girls excel at Byron Invitational

There were plenty of medals to go around for the Rochelle cross country team on Wednesday, with several girls bringing home awards after excelling in the varsity and open races at the Byron Invitational.

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Lenkaitis fills in for Hubs golf team

Junior Connor Lenkaitis earned his shot at the varsity level when the Hubs golf team faced the Sterling Golden Warriors on the road Tuesday evening.

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Lady Hubs tennis team hosts Geneseo

The Lady Hubs varsity tennis team faced its last Northern Illinois Big 12 West opponent on Tuesday, with Rochelle falling to the Geneseo Maple Leafs by a score of 5-0.

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Lady Hubs volleyball team starts strong in loss at Sterling

The Lady Hubs varsity volleyball team dropped its first set to the Sterling Golden Warriors on Tuesday, but head coach John Pfaff said he saw more confidence in his players during the set than he has at any point this season.

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Rochelle cross country team competes in Eddington Invitational

Junior Katherine Bakken and sophomore Santi Cordoba continued to lead the Rochelle cross country team this past Saturday, with the Lady Hub varsity runners finishing seventh out of 21 schools and the Hub freshmen and sophomores placing 13th in the Eddington Invitational hosted by Kaneland High School.

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Hubs soccer team loses rhythm against Golden Warriors

The Hubs varsity soccer team doesn’t play on turf very often, and the Rochelle boys had a tough time adjusting to the faster field conditions during their conference game against the Sterling Golden Warriors on Tuesday.

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Hubs football team set for battle with Ottawa

The Hubs varsity football team had no trouble avoiding a potential trap game at Ottawa last season, and the Rochelle boys will be looking to make another dominant stand against the Pirates this year, with Ottawa scheduled to arrive at Rochelle Township High School this Friday for Rochelle’s Homecoming game.

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Hubs golf team takes second in Princeton Invitational

The Hubs varsity golf team shot 341 on Saturday to finish second out of nine schools in the Princeton Invitational, with senior Noah Griffith shooting 82 to place seventh individually.

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Leininger, Rissman step up for Lady Hubs tennis team

Juniors Ashlynn Leininger and Jasmine Rissman stepped up for the Lady Hubs varsity tennis team Monday evening, winning their match at No. 3 doubles and helping Rochelle earn two points against the Streator Lady Bulldogs.

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Hubs edged by Morris in thriller

Trailing by four points with 1:04 remaining in a wild shootout with the Morris Redskins on Friday, the Hubs varsity football team needed 75 yards to complete a potential game-winning touchdown drive.

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Infante taking charge of Hubs soccer team

Jessee Infante was the only freshman on the Hubs varsity soccer team two years ago, and he was such an unknown player that Rochelle assistant coach Ryan Winterton couldn’t remember his name.

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Hubs soccer team comes just short at Kaneland

Hubs varsity soccer coach Brad Male emphasizes scoring first to his players, and while the Rochelle boys put themselves on the board early against the Kaneland Knights on Thursday, the purple and white were unable to secure the victory.

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Rochelle cross country team battles for the "Mud Cup"

Over 100 cross country runners from five different high schools gathered at Skare Park on a hot and sunny Thursday afternoon to battle for the “Mud Cup” in the annual Rochelle Invitational hosted by the Hubs and Lady Hubs.

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Lady Hubs tennis team falls to Sterling

The Lady Hubs varsity tennis team welcomed the Sterling Golden Warriors to Rochelle Township High School on Thursday, but the purple and white were unable to capture a victory, falling by a score of 5-0.

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Hubs golf team tops LaSalle-Peru on Senior Night

Garrett Glosser hadn’t been part of a conference victory in any of his first three years with the Hubs golf team. But Glosser and his Rochelle teammates broke that streak on Tuesday, with the Hubs shooting 172 to beat the LaSalle-Peru Cavaliers (186) in Rochelle’s “Senior Night” matchup.

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Infante, Flores lead Hubs soccer team against Geneseo

The Hubs varsity soccer team led Geneseo at halftime during conference action Tuesday evening, but the Rochelle boys were unable to hold off a sharp Maple Leafs attack in the second half, falling by a score of 4-2 to move to 7-2 overall on the season.

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Hubs football team preparing for unbeaten Morris

The Hubs varsity football team handed Morris its first loss of the season in 2016, and Rochelle will be looking to do the same when the boys head south for another tough conference matchup with the Redskins.

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Lady Hubs tennis team battles LaSalle-Peru

The Lady Hubs varsity tennis team continued conference play on Tuesday, falling to the LaSalle-Peru Lady Cavaliers by a score of 5-0. Rochelle will try for its first win of the season against Sterling on Thursday.

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Craven leads Lady Hubs volleyball team against Ottawa

Trailing 16-24 in the third set of a conference battle with the Ottawa Lady Pirates, the Lady Hubs varsity volleyball team looked to make one final stand on its home floor.

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Bakken leads cross country team in Peoria

Nearly 200 high school cross country teams competed in the First to the Finish Invitational at Detweiller Park this past Saturday, and the Rochelle Hubs and Lady Hubs were eager to join in on the action.

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Lady Hubs tennis team shows improvements against Dixon

The Lady Hubs varsity tennis team is still seeking its first victory of the 2017 season, but head coach Lizzie Cartwright said the Rochelle girls have improved since the beginning of the new school year.

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