Wrestling: Capes clinches Rochelle win over Rock Falls

Zack Capes stepped into the ring against Rock Falls heavyweight Tristan Shaw with an opportunity to clinch the dual match victory for Rochelle when the Hubs and Rockets squared off in nonconference action Wednesday night.

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Girls Basketball: Lady Hubs hosting 2nd Annual Gift Games

The Rochelle Township High School girls basketball program will host Indian Creek on Tuesday, Dec. 10 for the 2nd Annual Gift Games at 5:30 and 7 p.m.

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Basketball: Rand selected for IBCA Hall of Fame

There haven’t been any basketball players at Rochelle Township High School who could score and rebound the way Ben Rand could. In fact, not many boys in the state of Illinois could produce the way he did throughout his remarkable time with the Hubs.

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Girls Bowling: Lady Hubs drop season-opener against Morris

The winter sports season at Rochelle Township High School has entered full storm as the girls bowling team hosted the Morris Redskins at T-Byrd Lanes on Monday for the program’s first match of the 2019-20 season.

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Boys Basketball: Genoa-Kingston press flusters Rochelle

The Hubs were flying around the court midway through Tuesday’s nonconference game against Genoa-Kingston. The Cogs responded with their three-quarter court press, though, and the Rochelle boys were unable to adjust to the slower pace of play.

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Boys Bowling: Rochelle falls in rematch against Sycamore

The Rochelle boys bowling team hosted Sycamore at T-Byrd Lanes on Tuesday, with the Spartans sweeping the season series by topping Rochelle 3,472-2,783 and dropping the Hubs to 0-7 overall.

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Boys Bowling: Ortega leads Rochelle at Harlem Invitational

Senior Logan Ortega was the high roller for the Rochelle boys bowling team on Saturday, when the Hubs took 21st out of 24 schools in the Harlem Invitational at Forest Park Lanes. Rochelle totaled 4,641 pins over six team games.

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Boys Basketball: Hubs settle for sixth at Strombom tourney

Rebounding has hurt the Rochelle boys basketball team throughout the Strombom Thanksgiving Tournament, and the Hubs were pushed aside on the boards once again when the purple and white faced the Sycamore Spartans in the fifth-place consolation game Saturday evening.

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Add-A-Tude: Harvey shows sportsmanship as IHSA mascot

There weren’t any Rochelle Township High School student-athletes competing in the IHSA State Football Championships this past weekend, but one Lady Hub found a fun and inspiring way to contribute to the festivities at Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium.

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Wrestling: Rochelle freshmen medal at Rockford East invite

Four Hubs earned medals including Wesley Brown, who took first place in the 126-pound “B” bracket with two victories in the tournament. Brown received a first-round bye before defeating Warren Township’s Andrew Burson and Waubonsee Valley’s Shiv Shah by fall to win the title. Both pins came in less than 60 seconds.

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Boys Basketball: Hubs blow out Belvidere in Strombom opener

The season couldn’t have started any better for the Rochelle boys basketball team, as the Hubs dominated on both ends of the floor to earn a decisive victory against Belvidere in the opening round of the Strombom Thanksgiving Tournament on Tuesday.

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Girls Basketball: Rochelle snaps winless streak with victory over Morrison

Junior forward Elise Hayenga does whatever she can to keep her body on an opposing player. Her work in the post and on the glass helped lead the Rochelle girls basketball team to its first victory of the season Tuesday evening.

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Ohlinger inducted into Kishwaukee College Athletic Hall of Fame

The emotions were hard for Jackee Ohlinger to hold back Tuesday evening, when the Flagg-Rochelle Community Park District executive director was honored as the newest member of the Kishwaukee College Athletic Hall of Fame for her achievements with the Kougars.

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Wrestling: Hubs start strong with win over Burlington Central

It was quite the debut for Rochelle sophomore Caleb Nadig when the Hubs began the 2019-20 season with their annual triangular meet with Dixon and Burlington Central on Tuesday.

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Girls Basketball: Spacing hurts Rochelle in loss to Winnebago

Spacing was the main concern for the Rochelle girls basketball team when the Lady Hubs continued the Forreston Thanksgiving Tournament against Winnebago on Monday.

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Boys Bowling: Upperclassmen step up against Oregon

Senior Logan Ortega and junior Keith Holland each cleared the 600-pin threshold when the Rochelle boys bowling team took over T-Byrd Lanes for a nonconference home match against the Oregon Hawks on Monday.

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Swimming: Cole medals in two events at IHSA State Championships

Rochelle swimmer Alli Cole medaled in two events at the IHSA State Championships in Winnetka this past weekend. Cole competed in the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle for athletes with disabilities.

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Girls Basketball: Kerns bringing player's mentality to Lady Hubs

Former Rochelle point guard Abby Kerns remembered starting each varsity basketball season at the Forreston Thanksgiving Tournament when she played for the Lady Hubs. Kerns was back on the sideline during Rochelle’s game against Eastland on Thursday, only this time she was giving instructions to the Lady Hubs as opposed to receiving them.

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Girls Basketball: Eastland smothers Rochelle in Forreston tourney opener

The Rochelle girls basketball team’s inexperienced backcourt was immediately put to the test when the Lady Hubs tipped off the Forreston Thanksgiving Tournament against 2018-19 IHSA 1A State Championship runner-up Eastland on Thursday.

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Swimming: Cole reaches third straight IHSA State Championship

Rochelle swimmer Alli Cole entered the water at the IHSA Jefferson Sectional on Saturday looking to become only the second student-athlete in school history to qualify for three consecutive state championships.

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Football: Four Hubs earn Interstate 8 First Team honors

The Rochelle football program was well represented on the Interstate 8 All-Conference roster this season. Four Hubs received First-Team recognition while five more boys took home Honorable Mentions for their efforts this fall.

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Girls Bowling: Lady Hubs back on the lanes

Winter sports are in full effect after the Rochelle girls bowling team hosted its first practice of the season at T-Byrd Lanes on Monday. The Lady Hubs will open the 2019-20 campaign against Kaneland on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 4 p.m.

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Basketball: Rochelle teams play Purple vs. White scrimmages

Members of the Rochelle boys and girls basketball teams took the court for some friendly competition Friday evening, when the Hubs and Lady Hubs hosted their annual Purple vs. White scrimmage games at RTHS to wrap up the 1st Annual Winter Meet the Hubs event.

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