‘Bluest’ Streak Remembered for Love of WHS

‘Bluest’ Streak Remembered for Love of WHS

Best known as one of Woodstock High School’s biggest supporters – a teacher who never stopped teaching – Harlow “Bud” Swartout, died Monday, Nov. 20, at the age of 90. “We’re all Blue Streaks, but Bud was the bluest,” said former WHS athletic director Doug Smith....
Teams Take the Court for ’17 Hoops Season

Teams Take the Court for ’17 Hoops Season

All three girls basketball teams have at least five games under their belt this season, each starting out with Thanksgiving weekend tournaments. Marian Central Catholic and Woodstock North high schools traveled to Elgin to compete in the Harvest Christian Academy...
Wrestlers Prep for the New Season

Wrestlers Prep for the New Season

Wrestlers throughout the area have been hard at work getting ready for the winter 2017-18 season. Meets will begin this week for wrestlers from Marian Central Catholic High School, Woodstock High School and Woodstock North High School. WNHS is the first to hit the...
Boys Basketball Begins with Hoops for Healing

Boys Basketball Begins with Hoops for Healing

Marian Central Catholic High School, Woodstock High School and Woodstock North High School boys basketball teams will kick off their seasons in a tournament that has encourage sportsmanship and supports cancer awareness and fundraising. They will play in the annual...
Streaks Football Coach Thompson Steps Down

Streaks Football Coach Thompson Steps Down

WHS begins search for new head coach After three years of heading up the Woodstock High School varsity football team, Tommy Thompson announced his resignation as head coach of the Blue Streaks. Thompson cited a desire to spend more time with his family as the reason...
Losses End Volleyball Season for All

Losses End Volleyball Season for All

All three area volleyball teams faced season-ending losses this past week in their respective IHSA regional playoff matches. At the IHSA Class 3A Woodstock High School Regional, the Woodstock North High School Thunder (20-16-1 overall, 5-7 Kishwaukee River Conference)...
Late Rally Not Enough as Streaks Lose Sectional

Late Rally Not Enough as Streaks Lose Sectional

If the first 74 minutes of the boys soccer sectional game between Woodstock and Lakes high schools were uncharacteristically poor for WHS, the last six were vintage Blue Streaks. For a team that started the game with a 23-0 record, those 6 minutes were nearly enough....
Streaks Win Regional Title

Streaks Win Regional Title

As the high school boys soccer season winds down, Woodstock High School is thriving. The seemingly unstoppable Blue Streaks headed to Loves Park to face the 10-9-2 Bucs from Belvidere Oct. 21, hoping to claim the 2A regional championship, a title the school hasn’t...
Skyhawks Stop the Streaks

Skyhawks Stop the Streaks

The Woodstock Blue Streaks were defeated 42-20 by the Johnsburg Skyhawks Oct. 6 in Johnsburg The loss was the Streaks third, dropping them to 4-3, and 2-2 in the Kishwaukee River Conference. Head coach Tommy Thompson said the team’s biggest challenge going into the...
H.S. Golfers Advance to Sectionals

H.S. Golfers Advance to Sectionals

All area high school golfers played in regional matches last week, with several golfers, boys and girls, advancing to sectionals. Marian girls The Marian girls team had a strong showing at the IHSA Class 2A Regional tournament Oct. 4, at Park Hills Golf Course in...

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