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Three MHS JV runners earn all-conference honors

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
ROCKFORD, The Mendota High School cross country runners participated in the Big Northern Conference meet on Oct. 18 at the Fuller Forest Preserve near Rockford.
The day began with Kitty Allen of Marengo earning the conference crown in the varsity girls' race, completing the 2.85-mile course in 16:37. She was followed by Jordan Peterson of Harvard in 17:26 and Breanne

Spikers split BNC matches

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
Mendota held off Stillman Valley for a 25-23, 25-21 victory in Big Northern Conference varsity volleyball action on Oct. 14 at the MHS gym.
The Spikers displayed a strong net game with Amy Devitt leading the way with seven kills. Ally Bromenschenkel added six kills and three blocks, while Abby Bromenschenkel supplied six kills. Other top performances belonged to Mari

Late touchdown spells defeat for Trojans

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
MENDOTA, It's no secret what a John Bothe-coached football team wants to do. He's cut from the same cloth as his high school coach, Don Wyzgowski of Amboy High School, a program for which Bothe starred during the Clippers' glory days back in the mid-1980s.
Pound, pound, pound the football on the ground with a physical style of play that

Early goal propels Princeton past Trojans in regional final

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
MENDOTA, Princeton scored early and made that goal stand up as it posted a 1-0 shutout victory over Mendota in the championship game of the Mendota Class 1A Boys' Regional Soccer Tournament on Oct. 18 at the MHS Athletic Complex.
Just 1:58 had elapsed from the clock when Princeton's Tanner Kuhne snuck a shot past Mendota goalie Jesus Delao for

Spikers get out the broom

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
MENDOTA, The Mendota Spikers swept through five straight opponents to capture the championship of the Mendota Varsity Rally Tournament on Oct. 18 at the MHS gym.
The Spikers began their quest with three consecutive wins in pool play. The first victim was Streator, 25-11, 25-15. Mari Biers had a big match with five kills, eight service points and five digs.

Three MHS girls headed to state tennis tournament

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
OTTAWA, Three Mendota Lady Trojan tennis players earned trips to the state tournament after they competed in the Ottawa Sectional on Oct. 17-18.
Junior Whitney Lewis finished second in singles competition, falling to Selin Sipahi of Bradley-Bourbonnais in the championship match. The top four players in each division qualify for state.
Mendota's other entry in the state tournament is the

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