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The Rochelle Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball team scored a 31-21 win over Belvidere South in North Central Junior Conference action on Tuesday evening.

Fifteen members of the Rochelle Hub varsity football team brought home All-Conference recognition from the Interstate 8/Kishwaukee River Blue Division coaches for the 2023 season.

Sophomore standout Roman Villalobos stepped into the circle against Yorkville Christian’s Jackson Allen on Tuesday as the last man standing between the Rochelle Hub varsity wrestling team and its first ticket to the IHSA Dual State Championships since 2018.

The Rochelle Lady Hub varsity bowling team didn’t lose any seniors after the 2022-23 season, when the purple and white advanced to the IHSA Sectional as a team.

The Rochelle Hub varsity bowling team turned in a double-digit winning season this winter, finishing second in the Interstate 8 Conference for the season and qualifying three bowlers for All-Conference recognition.

The Rochelle Wrestling Club sent five athletes to the 2024 Champaign Grappler at Centennial High School on Sunday. One athlete brought home a first-place finish, while two others secured second-place finishes and one took home a third-place finish.

Junior Kaiden Morris had his moment under the lights as wrestling fans from all over Illinois united at the State Farm Center for the IHSA State Championships on Saturday.

The Rochelle Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball team scored a 36-14 home win against Belvidere Central in North Central Junior Conference action earlier this week.

The IHSA State Championships resumed on Friday, with all four Rochelle Hub varsity wrestlers scheduled to take the mat. 

Byron senior Ryan Tucker has enjoyed a stellar season on the hardwood. The standout guard has eclipsed multiple school records, setting a new mark for career 3-pointers made and breaking a nearly 70-year-old career scoring record set by Marvin Dennis in 1956.

The Rochelle Hub varsity wrestling team has four athletes competing in the IHSA State Championships at the State Farm Center this weekend.

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is proud to announce that Girls Flag Football will be the latest sport to debut an IHSA State Series, as the IHSA will conduct its inaugural postseason, culminating with an IHSA Girls Flag Football State Champion being crowned, in the fall of 2024.

The Rochelle Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball team hosted Sycamore for a North Central Junior Conference game on Tuesday, falling 44-19.

The Rochelle Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball team defeated DeKalb Huntley 24-7 on Monday evening.

Junior Cassidy Vincent and senior Kenzie Liezert represented the Rochelle Lady Hub varsity bowling team at the IHSA Sycamore Sectional on Saturday.

The Rochelle Lady Hub varsity basketball team saw its season come to a close during Monday night’s IHSA 3A Rochelle Regional Semifinal game against Rockford Boylan.

Rochelle Lady Hub wrestler Dempsey Atkinson was eager to earn her rematch against Minooka’s Bella Cyrkiel during the IHSA Geneseo Sectional on Saturday afternoon. 

T-Byrd Lanes sent several youth bowlers to the 2024 Pepsi USBC Regional Championships at Forest Hills Lanes in Loves Park during the month of January.

A barrage of 3-pointers fueled a run of 22 consecutive points as the Rochelle Hub varsity basketball team found itself in an enormous early hole against DeKalb on Saturday.

A disastrous third quarter resulted in a lopsided loss during the Rochelle Hub varsity basketball team’s Interstate 8 Conference finale against Kaneland on Friday evening.

Three Rochelle Lady Hub varsity basketball players scored in double figures on Saturday evening, when the sixth-seeded purple and white tipped off the IHSA 3A Rochelle Regional with a quarterfinal-round matchup against the eighth-seeded Plano Reapers. 

Junior Xavier Villalobos emerged with a black and blue face after a thrilling semifinal battle against Rock Island’s Daniel McGhee at the IHSA 2A Sycamore Sectional.

Rochelle Little League will be holding tryouts for the 2024 season at The REC Center.

ROCHELLE — The Rochelle Middle School seventh and eighth-grade girls basketball teams continued North Central Junior Conference action this past week. The eighth-graders fell to Kaneland Harter …

Eight consecutive points to open the first quarter highlighted the Rochelle Lady Hub varsity basketball team’s season finale against the Dixon Duchesses on Thursday evening.

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