Playoff Shutout Ends Thunder’s Season

Playoff Shutout Ends Thunder’s Season

The odds were drastically stacked against Woodstock North High School going into the first round playoff game against the Lemont Indians, but giving up is not found anywhere in the North football playbook. Ultimately, the Thunder lost to the Indians in a 50-0 shutout...
A Homecoming Dance ‘How It Should Be’

A Homecoming Dance ‘How It Should Be’

Luis Padilla and Nikki Durante have much in common. Both are students at Woodstock North High School. Both take part in school activities. Both plan to attend college in Wisconsin. So when Nikki asked Luis to the school’s homecoming dance last month, he gladly...
Athlete of the Week: Collin Mergl

Athlete of the Week: Collin Mergl

Athlete of the Week October 18, 2017 Sponsored by: Sports City Academy Congratulations to Collin Mergl, a senior on the Woodstock North High School football team. Collin had 150 rushing yards in the win over Burlington Central as well as a rushing and passing...
Woodstock Runs Strong at Conference Meet

Woodstock Runs Strong at Conference Meet

Overcast skies and temperatures in the mid-60s were ideal weather conditions for the runners in the Kishwaukee River Conference Championship cross-country meet, hosted by Woodstock High School Oct. 14 at Emricson Park. Boys and girls teams from WHS and Woodstock North...
Student of the Week: Paiton Wood

Student of the Week: Paiton Wood

Student of the Week October 18, 2017 Sponsored by: Aurora University Paiton Wood is a sophomore at Woodstock North High School. Paiton is the daughter of Michael and Jennifer Wood, Wonder Lake. “Paiton exhibits the Thunder Way by having PRIDE in all that she does in...
Thunder Shut out Streaks

Thunder Shut out Streaks

North loses quarterback Mergl to serious injury “I’m heartbroken,” said Woodstock North High School head football coach Jeff Schroeder after his team’s 21-0 victory over the Woodstock Blue Streaks Oct. 13 at Larry Dale Field. The Thunder claimed the First National...
North Scores a ‘W’ Against Rockets

North Scores a ‘W’ Against Rockets

Woodstock North High School bounced back from recent losses with a 17-7 victory over the Burlington-Central Rockets Oct. 6 in Hampshire. The Thunder are 4-1 in the Kishwaukee River Conference. Rain and wind throughout the evening was a factor in the game, often...
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...
Skyhawks Attack Thunder for a Loss

Skyhawks Attack Thunder for a Loss

Woodstock North High School’s attempt to put a stop to the undefeated Johnsburg Skyhawks – currently in first place in the Kishwaukee River Conference – was unsuccessful, ending in a 41-7 loss. What the team lacked in touchdowns, it made up for with Thunder homecoming...
5k Aims to Close Gap in Early Diagnosis

5k Aims to Close Gap in Early Diagnosis

An expected 2,000 runners and walkers will converge at Woodstock North High School to raise money for breast cancer screenings, exams, education and mammograms. Family Health Partnership Clinic will host the 17th annual Care4 Breast Cancer 5K at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct....

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