WHS Beats WNHS, Marian Places 3rd at Invite

Woodstock High School ended its regular season with a sweep of rival Woodstock North May 4, defeating the Thunder 7-0 at home. The win left the Blue Streaks undefeated in the Kishwaukee River Conference. “This was our best performance of the year,” said Jacob Porter,...
Little League Holds 63rd Season-Opener

Little League Holds 63rd Season-Opener

Heavy rain over the weekend dampened baseball fields, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of about 110 Woodstock Little League players who attended the league’s annual opening day ceremony April 29. Cold, wet weather forced the relocation of the event from Merryman...

Streaks Take Crosstown Tennis Match

A crosstown tennis matchup between the Woodstock Blue Streaks and Woodstock North Thunder came down to the very last set, with WHS earning a narrow 4-3 victory April 18 at WNHS. “While we’ve beaten every team in conference play so far, we respect every team and know...

WHS Inducts 6 Into Athletic Hall of Fame

Six former Blue Streaks have been inducted into the Woodstock High School Athletic Hall of Fame’s class of 2017. Kayla Beattie, Matt Lehl, Rob Mecklenburg, Jen Nichols-Hogle, Niki Schulty and Becky Wagenaar all were honored during an induction ceremony held in...

Thunder Softball Season Opener Snowed Out

Softball teams from the Kishwaukee River Conference were scheduled to play in a tournament at Lippold Park March 15 to 17, but Old Man Winter foiled the plan by snowing out the tourney, which would have been the Thunder’s season-opener.  Woodstock North High School...
Northwood’s Vela Wins State Wrestling Title

Northwood’s Vela Wins State Wrestling Title

Northwood Middle School eighth-grader Isaiah Vela pinned his opponent with 28 seconds left in the third period to win the 126-pound championship in the Illinois Elementary School Association state wrestling tournament. “I was definitely a little skeptical and a little...

WNHS, WHS Boys Begin Regionals This Week

Woodstock and Woodstock North were due to face each other in the first round of boys basketball regionals this week. In the run-up to the postseason, the Thunder lost their final home game — by tradition, Senior Night — falling to the Johnsburg Skyhawks in a...
Girls Hoops Teams Salute Seniors

Girls Hoops Teams Salute Seniors

Varsity girls basketball teams throughout Woodstock celebrated their seniors last week during the last home games of the regular season. Woodstock High School honored 12th-graders Gabriella Scolio, Diana Spokas and Lena Vogel with posters and photos displayed during a...
Young Dancers Learn From High-Schoolers

Young Dancers Learn From High-Schoolers

By the look on the young dancers’ faces, dreams were in the making Feb. 4 at Woodstock and Woodstock North high schools.  Dance clinics were held that day for girls in kindergarten through eighth grade. Both high schools’ dance teams choreographed and...

North Wrestlers Takedown Woodstock at Crosstown Meet

Both Woodstock and Woodstock North gave up forfeits in their crosstown wrestling meet at WHS Jan. 27, but WNHS came out on top, winning 51-24. The meet was the last of the regular season for both teams. “We knew going into four of our matches we had pretty good...

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