Ottawa Sports News

Ottawa Sports News

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  • Friday Oct 19 | via The Times 

    Yorkville scores 7th victory, leaves Ottawa winless

    Ottawa running back Bryant Schomas uses a stiff-arm to try to make his way through the Yorkville defense Friday night during the Foxes' NIB 12 crossover win in Yorkville. Yorkville fullback Brandon Lee powers for a few extra yards against Ottawa defenders Andrew Dauter and Derrick Hobbs Friday at Yorkville High School.


  • Thursday Oct 11 | via The Times 

    Inside the Game: a stepping stone to greater things?

    Heck, just pick a sport and there's a new “best team in Illinois” just about every year, if not every few months. But to have a member of another state championship team, from another sport, of another gender, with a locker next to yours or sitting in the row next to you in class, that's something special.


  • Wednesday Oct 10 | via The Times 

    Ottawa, Streator will resume varsity football rivalr...

    Ottawa's Devon Jones and Alex Hinrichs team up to bring down Streator ballcarrier Nick Harcar in this Sept. 13, 2013, file photo from the last meeting of the Pirates and Bulldogs.


  • Saturday Oct 6 | via The Times 

    Mirror-image adversary for Pirates vs. Rochelle

    Friday night, the Pirates face the Rochelle Hubs - whose play resembles that of Geneseo - in their last Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference West Division game and on senior night at King Field. Rochelle is 3-4 overall and 2-1 in the NIB 12 West, with wins over Geneseo and La Salle-Peru .


  • Wednesday Oct 3 | via The Times 

    History favors Cru at River Valley

    The Marquette Crusaders went into last week's Northeastern Athletic Conference home game against Walther Christian not knowing much about the Broncos, and were forced to rely on what they do best on both sides of the ball. The result was a 54-6 win.


  • Wednesday Sep 26 | via The Times 

    Lady Pirates stumble in loss to Leafs

    Ottawa's Nikki Fahrion and Toni Froisland sky in an effort to block a spike attempt by a Geneseo hitter during Tuesday night's NIB 12 West battle at Kingman Gym in Ottawa. The Lady Pirates struggled throughout a 25-19, 25-12 loss to the Lady Leafs.


  • Monday Sep 24 | via The Times 

    Football Notes: Passing through some rare air for FCWRB

    Ottawa's Jared Herzog tries to stop Morris' Chatten Dryfhout on a first-quarter run at King Field in Ottawa last Friday. The Pirates travel to Sterling this Friday to take on the Golden Warriors.


  • Sep 21, 2018 | via The Times 

    Aggressive Lady Cru win battle with Putnam County

    Marquette's Aspen Johnson drops a shot over the attempted block by Putnam County's Morgan Hundley during Game 1 of their Tri-County Conference match at Bader Gym in Ottawa on Thursday. The Lady Crusaders claimed the win in close sets, 25-20, 25-22.


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