Author Archives: Tony Bianchi

Thursday Sports Update

The World Series is tied at a game apiece following the Tampa Bay Rays’ 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Brandon Lowe drove in three runs with a pair of homers while the Rays were building a 5-0 lead. Joey Wendle added a two-run double and three RBIs for Tampa Bay. Game Three is…Read more »

Wednesday Sports Update

Yesterday The L-P  co-op swim team lost to Bloomington Central Catholic 79-49 in their final regular-season meet at the Illinois Valley YMCA. Peyton Heagy won the 100-yard breaststroke and placed second in the 200 individual medley and the 100 butterfly. Addie Duttlinger earned a second-place finish in the 100 freestyle    The Dodgers pounded the…Read more »

Tuesday Sports Update

The Illinois High School Association board of directors will meet October 28 to determine the plan for winter sports for the 2020-21 school year and to announce more details on a plan moving forward. The board also granted athletes in what will be spring and summer sports in 2021 the ability to play for both…Read more »

Monday Sports Update

The Lady Pirates earned their 4th straight tennis  title in the  class 1A sectional on their home courts at Ottawa High School with a team score of 32 on Saturday. Ella Marvel was crowned the Sectional Champion in Singles  In doubles the team of Mary Riva and Kyleigh Olszewski finished taking 2nd place. Partners Marta…Read more »

Thursday Sports Update

A decision could be coming soon on winter high school sports. IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson said Wednesday that the IHSA and Governor’s office have had recent conversations, but not anything he would describe as “active.”   That statement was made after the Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said more information about…Read more »

Wednesday Sports Update

Seneca & Marquette golfers competed at Ironhorse Golf Course in the Tuscola Class 1A Sectional.  Seneca’s A.J Stiegler tied for fifth out of 81 athletes  with a final score of 81..  Stiegler is only the fifth golfer in Seneca High School history to qualify for state. Marquette’s Carson Zellers finished the day shooting 113.  …Read more »

Tuesday Sports Update

The Ottawa Pirates Finished with a score of 335 and placed 6th in golf at the class 2A Freeport Sectional. Ottawa’s Drake Kauffman shot a 78 and finished 5th overall.  Drake Stoudt placed 8th with a 79.   The Streator Bulldogs Jacob Magana shot an 88 and Noah Colter finished with a 94 on Monday…Read more »

Monday Sports Update

The IVCC men’s golf team placed second at the NJCAA Region 4 Championship to earn a bid to the NJCAA National Championship in May. The Eagles Ian Roach won with a 229 and Clay Wells placed 6th with a 239.   At the Interstate Eight Conference Tournament in Tennis at Ottawa High School  The Lady…Read more »

Friday Sports Update

The Streator cross country teams were in action at Princeton. The boys placed 1st with the Bulldogs Kody Danko winning the race. The girls team finished in 2nd place Lady Bulldog Abby Seaton led all girls with a 1st place finish.    Tri-County Conference girls meet in McNabb, Seneca clinched first with 32 points, Marquette…Read more »

Thursday Sports Update

 The Lady Pirates Golf team finished the season with a team score 434 in the Class 2A regional at the Minooka Golf Course.   Ottawa’s Zoe Harris led the team with a final score of  98      The Streator Bulldogs golf team scored a 345 to place third at the Class 2A Regional at…Read more »