SCHOOL SPORTS

Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight moves to 7-1 with pair of conference wins

Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight moves to 7-1 with pair of conference wins

With a pair of home wins this week over conference foes Gardner and MVK, the Dwight Redbirds 8th grade boys basketball team moved their record to 7-1 on the season.

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Junior High Girls Basketball: Area Roundup

Junior High Girls Basketball: Area Roundup

In 8th Grade Girls action Kankakee dominated Grant Park while Dwight fell to MVK.

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Junior High Softball: Manteno advances, Dwight falls

Junior High Softball: Manteno advances, Dwight falls

With Saturday’s 7-3 victory over Peotone, the Manteno junior high softball team will head to the Class AA Regional Championship game Monday night to face host, and top-seed Beecher.

For Dwight, Saturday saw the Redbirds season come to an early close falling 5-4 in a defensive battle with MVK. The Mavericks will face No. 1 seed Pontiac St. Mary’s in the Class A Seneca Regional Championship.

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Junior High Softball: Dwight Captures IVC Title

Junior High Softball: Dwight Captures IVC Title

The Dwight Lady Redbirds traveled to Seneca as the top-seed in Saturday’s final rounds of the Illinois Valley Conference A-Softball Tournament, topping MVK 10-0 in the quarterfinal, and defeated the host Seneca 12-2 in the Championship Final.

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JH Track & Field: Area Class A State Qualifiers to Compete this Weekend

JH Track & Field: Area Class A State Qualifiers to Compete this Weekend

ThisThis past Saturday, area junior high track teams participated in the Watseka Glenn Raymond Class A Sectional.

Individuals from Bishop McNamara, Cissna Park, Donovan, Dwight, Gardner, Grant Park, Mazon-Verona-Kinsman, St. Anne, Tri-Point, and Watseka Glenn Raymond qualified for the Class A State Track and Field Meet to be held Friday and Saturday, at EastSide Centre in Peoria.

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Junior High Girls Basketball: Dwight handles MVK to advance in IVC Tourney Action

Junior High Girls Basketball: Dwight handles MVK to advance in IVC Tourney Action

The 8th Grade Lady Redbirds opened Illinois Valley Conference Tournament action on Saturday with a 24-17 victory over Mazon-Verona-Kinsman.

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Junior High Softball: Roe Notches 11 K's as MVK Tops Ransom

Junior High Softball: Roe Notches 11 K's as MVK Tops Ransom

Mazon-Verona-Kinsman hurler Taya Roe went the full seven innings in the circle for the Mavericks, allowing just one hit en route to a 3-0 victory over Ransom in Wednesday night softball action.

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Junior High Softball: Dwight's Offense Continues to Roll, top MVK 21-8

Junior High Softball: Dwight's Offense Continues to Roll, top MVK 21-8

A Rachel Heath double down the left-field line in the top of the second inning scored Dwight’s Isabelle Schultz, opening the floodgates for a 21-run offensive barrage as the Redbirds topped Mazon 21-8, Tuesday night.

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