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Spikers claim home opener; 9th in tourney

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
The Mendota Spikers played in front of the home crowd for the first time this season and notched a straight set 25-10, 25-20 victory over Harvard on Sept. 4.
The Spikers were never seriously threatened in the easy game-one win, but had a little more trouble putting Harvard away in game two. The Hornets held a 17-14 lead when the

Johnsburg rolls over Trojans

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
MENDOTA, Moving the chains is a phrase often used in football.That is a major objective of an offense, with end results hopefully being scoring points and wearing down the defense.
Johnsburg conducted a clinic in moving the chains against Mendota, leaving the Trojan defense exhausted and befuddled, and the chain gang happy they have two weeks off before the next

MHS doubles team wins title

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
The Mendota Lady Trojans competed in the Newman Girls' Tennis Invitational on Aug. 30 at Sterling.
Bloomington Central Catholic captured the championship of the eight-team event with 32 points. BCC was followed by Rockford Lutheran (22), Belvidere (21), Mendota (20), Newman (20), Princeton (15), Kewanee (7) and St. Bede (6).
In No. 1 singles, Mendota's Whitney Lewis took third place

Soccer team posts two wins

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
Mendota and Rockford Lutheran locked up in a tight boys' soccer battle and the Trojans came out on top, 2-1, on Sept. 2 at Rockford.
The Trojans collected goals from Javier Rosales and Chapo Hernandez, while assists went to Davy Arteaga and Dominique Gashi.
Jesus Delao was in net and recorded 10 goalie saves.
Mendota was also victorious in the

MHS golfers outshine three foes

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
The Mendota Trojan golfers got back into the win column as their score of 166 easily outdistanced opponent Winnebago's 191 in varsity golf action on Sept. 2 at Winnebago.
MHS's Jaron Robinson landed meet medalist honors with a round of 37. Nathanael DeLong had the Trojans' only birdie on the day and finished with a 40. Rounding out Mendota's lineup

MHS's Ross races to cross country victory

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 9th, 2014
OTTAWA, Four area school cross country teams convened at Ottawa's Catlin Park course for a race on Sept. 2. Athletes from Mendota, Plano, and Hall High School competed against host school Ottawa.
In the three-mile girls' run, Mendota's Emily Ross picked up the early season victory in the field of 29, traversing the course in 22:08.
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