Lady Trojans advance to regional finals

MENDOTA – Mendota took advantage of wildness by Riverdale pitchers to claim an 8-3 win in the Mendota Class 2A Regional Softball semifinals on May 15 at the MHS field.

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MHS doubles team takes 2nd place in Corrigan Invite

MENDOTA – St. Bede dealt Mendota a 3-2 setback in varsity boys’ tennis action on May 6 at the MHS courts.

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Trojans wrap up regular season with 3 losses

Mendota concluded its home schedule with an 11-4 loss to North Boone in Big Northern Conference varsity baseball action on May 7 at the MHS field.

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Princeton nips Trojans in 1st round of regional

PRINCETON – Mendota saw its baseball season come to a close after Princeton edged the Trojans, 4-3, in the opening round of the Hall Class 2A Regional on May 13 at Princeton. The Trojans concluded the campaign with a 3-25 record.

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Lady Trojans end BNC softball slate at 10-9

MENDOTA – Winnebago and Mendota dueled each other in a slugfest that finally went to the Lady Trojans, 13-11, in a Big Northern Conference varsity softball game on May 9 at the MHS field.

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MHS girls fall in regional soccer final

CHILLICOTHE – The Mendota Lady Trojans saw their soccer season come to a close after a hard-fought 6-3 loss to Bloomington Central Catholic in the championship match of the Chillicothe (IVC) Regional on May 10.

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Mendota's Willis headed to state track meet in 2 events

LaSALLE – The Mendota Lady Trojans will have one representative in the IHSA State Track Meet after the team participated in the LaSalle-Peru Class 2A Sectional on May 8 at the L-P Sports Complex.

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Klema earns softball honor at Rockford U.

ROCKFORD – The Rockford University softball team had a pair of players recognized by the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference when the NACC released its all-conference awards on May 2.

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IVCC basketball recruit

OGLESBY – Former La Salle-Peru High School standout John Senica recently signed a National Junior College Athletic Association Letter of Intent to continue his basketball career at Illinois Valley Community College.

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Mowen Track Invite proves tough for Trojans

WINNEBAGO – Mendota was part of the highly-competitive field in the Mowen Boys’ Track Invitational on May 3 at Winnebago. The Trojans placed seventh out of eight teams with 23 points. Rockford Christian landed the top spot by a wide margin with 210 points.

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North Boone doubles up Trojans

POPLAR GROVE – North Boone posted a 4-2 triumph over Mendota in Big Northern Conference varsity baseball action on May 6 at Poplar Grove.

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Netters edge L-P; win tourney title

Mendota’s tennis team handed LaSalle-Peru a 3-2 loss on May 1 at LaSalle.

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Late goal propels MHS to 4-3 win

MENDOTA – Mendota and Rockford Christian locked horns in a Big Northern Conference girls’ soccer battle and the Lady Trojans won a 4-3 thriller on April 29 at the MHS field.

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Tillman claims IV Invite long jump title

OTTAWA – Mendota’s boys’ and girls’ track teams concluded the regular season by participating in the Illinois Valley Invitational on May 6 at Ottawa.

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MHS girls sweep Rockford Christian

MENDOTA – The Mendota Lady Trojans won a double-header over Rockford Christian in Big Northern Conference softball action on May 1 in Mendota.

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Mendota netters hit rough stretch

Mendota’s boys’ tennis team dropped all nine matches at Pontiac on April 16.

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Earlville's Larkin recognized for three-point shooting prowess

EARLVILLE – The Illinois High School Association’s March Madness has cooled down and state champions have been recognized in all four classes for both boys and girls. COUNTRY Financial is proud to sponsor high school teams and athletes throughout the year, including the IHSA State Tournaments for the last 42 years. In addition, COUNTRY has served as the sole sponsor of the IHSA Three Point Showdown since it began in 1992.

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Trojans drop pair to Dixon, Byron

Mendota hosted Dixon in a double-header and the Dukes came away with the sweep on April 16 at Faber Field.

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