High Schools Kick off Fall Sports Season

High Schools Kick off Fall Sports Season

As school resumes this week, so does a new year of high school sports. Marian Central Catholic High School, Woodstock High School and Woodstock North High School kick off the fall 2017 sport season with girls tennis, swimming, volleyball and golf, and boys soccer,...
Streaks XC Meet to Include Dedication

Streaks XC Meet to Include Dedication

The Woodstock High School Blue Streaks cross-country team will kick off its competitive season and honor the legacy of alumni who have excelled in the sport with the annual Blue/White/Silver run at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Emricson Park. Alumni, former coaches,...
Erwin Retires After Three-Decade Coaching Career

Erwin Retires After Three-Decade Coaching Career

Thirty-three years ago, when he was settling into his first year of teaching, Woodstock High School math teacher Steve Erwin did not expect the mid-year favor asked by Athletic Director Jim Shipley. Girls track and field head coach Dave Lichtenheld was retiring, so...
D-200 Hires New WHS Athletic Director

D-200 Hires New WHS Athletic Director

A new athletic director will join the staff at Woodstock High School after the Woodstock School District 200 Board of Education approved the hire June 13. Chris Kirkpatrick, currently the athletic director at LaSalle-Peru Township High School, will replace outgoing AD...
Maidment Earns Second All-State Medal in High Jump

Maidment Earns Second All-State Medal in High Jump

For a fan of the Woodstock High School Blue Streaks track team to find an athlete who earned two field event medals before Saturday, May 27, 2017, you would have to go back to the 1930s. With his second high jump state medal in as many years, WHS senior Will Maidment...
Wrestling Clinic Held in Honor of Fallen Marine

Wrestling Clinic Held in Honor of Fallen Marine

Wrestlers and coaches came together at Woodstock High School to participate in a wrestling clinic honoring a fallen war veteran who loved the sport. Before Major Doug Zembiec was serving his country as a U.S. Marine, he was an unstoppable force on the wrestling mat....

Runners, Jumpers Advance to State

The boy’s track and field sectionals took place May 20 at Rust-Oleum field, Vernon Hills High School, despite rain, cold temperatures and high winds. The conditions resulted in very few personal best times and distances but the three Woodstock-area schools still...
Three Medal at State Track Finals

Three Medal at State Track Finals

At the state finals, all competitors have the same goal: win a state championship in their chosen event.  But if that isn’t in the cards, their goal is to at least earn all-state status and leave Eastern Illinois University’s O’Brien Field with...
WHS Athletic Director Takes Job at Huntley

WHS Athletic Director Takes Job at Huntley

Woodstock High School Athletic Director Glen Wilson is set to leave his position at the end of the school year after accepting the position of AD at Huntley High School. Wilson, a former Blue Streak, began teaching social studies at WHS in 2000. He taught U.S. History...

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...

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