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MHS girls blast Rockford Christian; lose pair to Amboy

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 24th, 2015
The Mendota Lady Trojans started the home portion of their softball schedule with a bang by posting an 11-1 five-inning victory over Rockford Christian on March 19 at Strouss Park.
Christian broke on top with a run in the first before Mendota's offense went to work. In the bottom of the frame, Morgan Marquis led off with a walk and

Trojans earn DH sweep over Amboy

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 24th, 2015
The Mendota Trojans opened the 2015 baseball season with a 7-4 loss to Rockford Christian on March 19 at Rockford.
The Trojans collected seven hits in the contest, including doubles by Evan Weber, Michael McLachlan and Mason Marquis.
Jaron Robinson got the start on the hill and gave up two hits, four runs (one earned), walked two and struck

Holzman resigns as head coach of Spikers

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 24th, 2015
MENDOTA, Mendota Spikers' head volleyball coach John Holzman has resigned from the position after five years as head coach.
During that span, Holzman's teams compiled a 112-61-5 record and won one regional championship.
"Over the last 15 years of coaching volleyball it has been my pleasure to work with great coaches, administrators, and athletic directors, along with groups of excellent

MHS girls finish fourth at Byron Indoor

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 24th, 2015
BYRON, The Mendota Lady Trojans took on five other teams in the Byron Indoor track meet on March 23. MHS scored 25 points and finished in fourth place. Byron took top honors with 42.5 points.
Mendota's Emily Ross was the lone first-place finisher for the squad, winning the 3200-meter run in a time of 13:57.36.
The Lady Trojans finished second

Dessings pull off bowling miracle

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 24th, 2015
MENDOTA, A hole-in-one in golf. A no-hitter in baseball. A hat trick in hockey. All magnificent feats that few people ever achieve. In bowling, the rarity is a perfect 300 game, knocking down all 10 pins 12 straight times. Doesn't happen very often.
What's even more rare about a 300 game in bowling is for two people to pull off

MHS cagers earn all-state recognition

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 24th, 2015
MENDOTA, Several Mendota High School basketball players and a coach were recognized by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association for their achievements during the 2014-15 season.
For the girls, three Lady Trojans earned IBCA 3A/4A All-State honors. Ally Bromenschenkel was named to the fourth team, while Abby Bromenschenkel and Amy Devitt were Special Mention selections. Also making the Special Mention list

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