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Offense shines in 2 softball wins

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
Mendota's bats came back to life as it blasted Dixon, 18-8, in a Big Northern Conference varsity softball game on May 12 at the MHS diamond. The game was stopped because of the 10-run rule when the Lady Trojans plated four runs in the bottom of the sixth.
Dixon had four hits and scored four runs in top of the

Trojans end BNC play at 10-4

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
Mendota made short work of Stillman Valley, drilling the Cardinals 12-2 in a Big Northern Conference varsity baseball game on May 12 at the MHS diamond. The contest was halted in the fifth inning by the 10-run rule.
Each team scored unearned runs in the first inning before the Trojans exploded for six tallies in the bottom of the second.

Netters drill Pontiac, Dixon

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
Mendota's varsity boys' tennis team continued its winning ways by downing host Pontiac, 8-1, on May 12.
The Trojans captured five of the six singles matches, with James Carroll, Krueger Keene, Lukas Brandner, Joe LaShonse and Tyler Doughty picking up wins.
Mendota went unscathed in the three doubles matches, as the teams of Keene-Brandner, Carroll-Joey Meyer and LaShonse-Jake Spanier posted

Soccer team falls in regional final

Modified: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
MOLINE -- Mendota took care of Princeton, 3-2, in the opening round of the Rock Island (Alleman) Class 1A Regional Soccer Tournament on May 12 at Moline.
Mendota's Ally Bromenschenkel started the scoring when she booted home a goal past the Princeton goalie just five minutes into the game.
Princeton had several scoring opportunities in the first half but was

Willis headed to state track meet for third straight year

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
PLANO, For the third straight year, Mendota's Elizabeth Willis will make the trip to the IHSA State Track Meet after she competed in the Plano Class 2A Sectional on May 15.
Willis finished second in both the shot put and discus in the sectional meet. In the shot put, the MHS junior threw qualifying distance in the preliminaries and finished

Two Trojans nab firsts at BNC meet

Modified: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
WINNEBAGO, The Mendota Trojans went up against their counterparts in the Big Northern Conference track meet and finished in fourth place on May 14 at Winnebago.
The Trojans scored 78 points to finish behind champion Dixon (143), Byron (104) and Winnebago (84). Rounding out the standings were Oregon (52), Rock Falls (49), Stillman Valley (27) and Rockford Lutheran (20).

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