Hurricanes Ground Hawks in Second Round

Hurricanes Ground Hawks in Second Round

Marian Central’s defense was in solid control of Hillcrest’s offense the night of Nov. 4, when the Hurricanes won their second-round game in the IHSA Class 5A football playoffs 30-14. The only points in the first half came from an 11-yard pass to Marian...

North Falls to Olympians in First Round

The Woodstock North Thunder finished their 2016 season at 6-4 after a 28-0 loss in the first round of the IHSA Class 5A playoffs Friday night. The home game against the Rich Central Olympians of south suburban Olympia Fields was the last game for the Thunder’s seniors...

Running Game Propels ‘Canes to Playoff Victory

Marian Central quarterback Gavin Scott started his first IHSA Class 5A playoff game of the 2016 postseason with back-to-back incomplete pass attempts against Chicago’s Payton College Prep Oct. 28. With the passing game not creating an immediate spark, Scott tried the...
Blue Streaks Fall to Rockets, Miss Playoffs

Blue Streaks Fall to Rockets, Miss Playoffs

A Blue Streaks loss to Richmond-Burton High School Oct. 21 meant Woodstock High School fell short of making the playoffs. The Streaks lost 34-20 at home to the Rockets. WHS ended the season 4-5 overall and 2-4 in the Kishwaukee Valley Conference. A win over KRC foe...

Marian Central Football Earns Playoff Berth

The Marian Central Hurricanes needed victories in their last two games of the season, and they came through, earning a trip to the IHSA Class 5A playoffs. The ’Canes defeated conference rival St. Patrick 21-14 in an away game in Chicago Oct. 22. Quarterback Gavin...
Streaks Dominate Thunder in Crosstown Game

Streaks Dominate Thunder in Crosstown Game

The inaugural First National Crosstown Challenge ended in victory for the Blue Streaks, as they took down the Thunder 34-6 Oct. 14 at Woodstock North. The win was the first for Woodstock High School over WNHS since 2009. The Streaks looked strong from the beginning,...
Blue Streaks Fall to Johnsburg Skyhawks

Blue Streaks Fall to Johnsburg Skyhawks

They lost by a wide margin, but Woodstock High School accomplished what four other teams could not this season, denying Johnsburg a shutout en route to a 46-7 loss to the Skyhawks Oct. 7. The dominant Skyhawks blanked their opponents in the four consecutive games...
'Canes Fall to Carmel in Double OT

'Canes Fall to Carmel in Double OT

A double overtime nail-biter of a game sunk Marian Central’s homecoming hopes as the Hurricanes lost to East Suburban Catholic Conference Rival Carmel Oct. 7 at George Harding Field. The hard-fought game saw the ’Canes start slowly — they were down 14-0 in the...
Johnsburg Blanks Thunder Football 56-0

Johnsburg Blanks Thunder Football 56-0

What started as a football game for Woodstock North seemed to end in a boxing match Sept. 30 as heavyweight contender Johnsburg clobbered the visiting Thunder 56-0. WNHS senior quarterback Matt Zinnen had some teeth knocked loose and junior running back Collin Mergl...

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