Category: Sports

Seneca HS Softball Results – May 21 – Lady Irish Advance in Sectional – Move to 33 – 3!

 May 21, 2024

  Dwight Varsity Lady Trojans fell to St. Bede 7-3 Taylor Heath pitched for the Trojans. She gave up seven hits, four runs, two walks, & had 12 strikeouts. Heath also lead at the plate with 2 hits, a single…

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Tracer Brown and Luke Gallet Lead Trojans to Regional Championship

 May 20, 2024

      After going 4-4 in game 1 of the regional. Tracer Brown knocked in the first run of the championship game with a double in the first inning.         Luke Gallet struck out six in…

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DTHS Varsity Softball – Regional Champs – May 18

 May 19, 2024

May 18 Dwight Lady Trojans beat Gardner- South Wilmington 7–4 for the Regional Championship! On the mound was Madi Ely. She gave up 4 hits & 4 runs over 7 innings while striking out 14 & walking 3. Hitting for…

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GSW Varsity Softball – Regional Semi-Final May 14

 May 16, 2024

  Recap March 15 Panthers fell 9-3 to Streator Woodland in Fridays game. Maddie Simms was a force at the plate not getting out a single time. She went 2-2 with a triple, a walk, and a run scored. Makaila…

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DTHS Track Team Results from May 9

 May 10, 2024

May 9 The Lady Trojans competed in the El Paso sectional Thursday May 9 in windy and at times wet conditions. They handled the weather and competition with great courage. They finished 4th while having only athletes to battle with….

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GSW Varsity Baseball – May 8

 May 10, 2024

            

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600th Career Win for Jerry McDowell!

 May 7, 2024

Dwight baseball coach Jerry McDowell picked up win number 600 after the Dwight Trojans defeated Streator Woodland  8–5 .  McDowell is pictured here with longtime friend / coach Brett Lardi. Jerry McDowell (right) and Brett Lardi.

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Seneca’s Josh Lucas Signs to Play Football at College of DuPage

 April 15, 2024

Front Row – Millissa Downey, Josh Lucas, Tom Downey Back Row -Terry Maxwell, Ted O’Boyle

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Seneca’s Faith Baker Signs with Lakeland Muskies to Play Volleyball

 April 8, 2024

Front Row-Deb Baker, Faith Baker, Brian Baker Back Row-Noah Champene, Paige Baker, Coley Reel, Ted O’Boyle

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DTHS 2024 Softball Team

 March 26, 2024

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DTHS 2024 Track Team

 March 24, 2024

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Dwight Grade School Redbird Sports and Activity Report – March 8

 March 8, 2024

March 7 Scholastic Bowl:   SchoBo traveled to Mazon last night and Varsity went in to win their match    Scoring toss ups were Walter Bradley with 6 and Nichole Moldovan with 3 JV  lost a close match. Scoring toss ups were…

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GSWB VOLLEYBALL – FINAL RESULTS

 March 6, 2024

  March 5 Last night the 8th VB season ended with a loss to St. George in regionals. Callie Robison had 1 ace and 2 kills. Olivia Buck had 2 aces and 3 digs. Sienna Burke had 1 kill. Kaitlynn…

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Dwight’s Dalton DeLong Qualifies for IESA State Wrestling Finals.

 March 3, 2024

Dalton DeLong qualifies for the IESA state wrestling finals. The Redbirds traveled to East Peoria for the sectional tournament on March 2. Competing were Dalton DeLong, Addie Avilez, Hudson Clay and Kimari Nelson-Smith. Dalton took 4th place to qualify for…

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Redbird Wrestlers Qualify Four For Sectionals

 February 25, 2024

On Saturday, February 24, the Redbird Wrestling Team traveled to Pontiac for regionals. The Redbirds came home with four sectional qualifiers. Addie Avilez took 3rd place to qualify at 119. She did so by pinning Alex Hoegger and Ryder Longtin. Kimari…

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Varsity Girls Basketball Results – Feb 16

 February 16, 2024

Feb 15 Seneca vs Peotone Regional championship Lady Irish        6    12    8   4     30 Peotone          11   16    8   12    47 Leading scorers Alyssa Zellers…

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Seneca HS Wrestling Feb 10

 February 13, 2024

    Feb 10 At IHSA Chicago Hope Academy Boys Wrestling Sectional The Fighting Irish were led by 2 championship performances by Gunner Varland at 157 and Chris Peura at 215.  The Irish set a school record qualifying 5 individuals…

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Dylan Crouch Headed to State Again

 February 10, 2024

  Feb10 What an exciting weekend of wrestling in Chicago for the Sectional Wrestling Tournament. Dylan Crouch earned a first round bye because of his Regional title win. He won his opening match 16-0 and had a first period pin…

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DTHS Inducts Three Into Athletic Hall of Fame 2024

 February 5, 2024

DTHS Inducts Three Into Athletic Hall of Fame 2024 Three new members were inducted into the Dwight Township High School Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony held Saturday, February 3, 2024 just prior to the Varsity basketball game vs….

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MVK 8th Grade Boys Basketball – Feb 2

 February 2, 2024

Feb 1 Ottawa Marquette defeated MVK 38-11 in Marquette 8th grade regional championship. Breckin Anderson and Colton Baudino each scored 4 points for MVK. They finish the season with a record of 12-9. Jan 30 The MVK 8th grade boys…

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GSWB Boys Basketball – Jan 31

 February 1, 2024

1/31 GSWB 8th Grade Boys vs Marseilles 2A Regional The GSWB Tigers fell in the semi final round to Marseilles 36-34 in overtime.   The tigers trailed the first half and went into the locker room down 16-13.   Marseilles…

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Gardner Grade School Dodgeball Champs!

 January 29, 2024

Gardner Grade School held its 2nd annual Dodgeball Tournament on January 28th.  The tournament had 19 teams ranging from grades 2-8.  Area students from Braceville, Coal City, Dwight, Gardner, MVK, Reed-Custer, & South Wilmington were represented well in the tournament. …

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Seneca Senior Gracie Steffes Signs to Run Cross Country and Track at Ripon College.

 January 19, 2024

Front Row-Emiley Steffes-Mom, Gracie Steffes, Jason Steffes-Dad Back Row-Ruthie Steffes-Sister, Kim Foster-XC Coach, Terry Maxwell-Track Coach, Eva Bruno-Track Coack, Ted O’Boyle-Athletic Director

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Slammers Hire New Manager with Joliet Ties

 January 16, 2024

Slammers Hire New Manager with Joliet Ties Mike Pinto, the winningest manager in Frontier League history, to lead the team JOLIET, IL -The Joliet Slammers are excited to announce the hiring of Mike Pinto as the team’s manager.  Pinto started…

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GSWB Volleyball Teams 8th and 7th Grade

 January 8, 2024

8th Grade- Back Row: Coach Muzzarelli, Bella Serena, Lilly Scheuber, Jaci Wilkey, Alexa Dougherty, Coach Gleason Front Row: Ilana Trosper, Aubrie Porras, Lily Buck, Lacey Rodriguez, Marissa Bafia 7th Grade- Back Row: Coach Muzzarelli, Coach Siano, Leah Olson, Brynn Christensen, Makayla…

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Dwight Youth Wrestling Club Season is Underway!

 January 8, 2024

The Dwight Youth Wrestling Club again has over 50 wrestlers this year and they have been practicing and competing hard. The team overall and each wrestler has shown lots of growth this year already. This season we are also very…

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Dwight Lady Trojans 2023 – 2024

 December 7, 2023

Bottom row L to R: Kit Connor, Dori Wilson, Sophie Buck, Kassy Kodat, Njomza Asllani, Ella Legner, Lilly Duffy, Addy Sulzberger Top Row L to R: Emerson Peters, Cloe Gall, Mikayla Chambers, Izzy Bunting, Olivia Valdez, Ryan Bean, Claire Sandeno,…

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GSWB Sports Results – Nov 17

 November 21, 2023

Nov 20 11/20 Home vs. Odell The 7th Grade Tigers improved to 5-2 on the season with a 40-37 win over Odell.   A total team effort was needed to win the game as the two teams found themselves tied at…

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Two Lady Trojans Awarded TCC Honors

 November 16, 2023

Two Lady Trojans have been awarded Tri-County Confernce County Volleyball Team honors. Claire Sandeno received Honorable Mention All-conference honors and Kassy Kodat received 2nd team All-conference honors. Both young ladies worked hard all season to earn these honors from the…

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Chambers Represents at State!

 November 7, 2023

Mikayla Chambers had a quality performance for her first showing at the state meet as a freshman on Saturday 11/4.   The race at Detweiller in Peoria was a fast one for the top runners in the state.  This helped…

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MVK Girls Conference Champs!

 November 3, 2023

   The MVK Mavericks 8th Grade Girls Basketball Team won the conference Championship against Saratoga. The final score was 18-7. The first half ended at 4-3, but the girls’ 13 steals and tenacious defense held Saratoga to 7 points in…

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Mikayla Chambers Qualifies For State Cross Country Meet

 October 30, 2023

Oct 28 Mikayla Chambers saw huge sectional success as a freshman runner by qualifying for the state cross country finals next week!  Mikayla ran an impressive time of 20:26 to finish 9th in the field of 148 runners.  Her ninth…

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Seneca Girls Qualify for State Meet / O’Connor Individual Champ!

 October 30, 2023

Sat Oct 28 The Seneca Cross Country Girls Team is headed to the State Meet after finishing 2nd at the IHSA Oregon Sectional this morning. Evelyn O’Connor was the individual champion winning the race with a time of 19:07. The…

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