IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight wins State Quarterfinal, falls to Springfield in Semis

Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight wins State Quarterfinal, falls to Springfield in Semis

After a come from behind, 30-26 victory over Champaign St. Matthew (20-6) in the Class 8-2A quarterfinal round of the IESA State Tournament at Mt. Pulaski High School, the Dwight Redbirds fell behind early to Springfield Christ the King (28-1) in the semifinal matchup, and weren’t able to contain the CTK offense falling 62-31 in action Saturday night.

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Junior High Boys Basketball: BUGC, Bishop Mac, Dwight 8th Grade All heading to State Finals

Junior High Boys Basketball: BUGC, Bishop Mac, Dwight 8th Grade All heading to State Finals

Wednesday night was good the Kankakee Area, with all three area teams vying for a spot in their respective 8th Grade Boys Basketball State Finals punching tickets to Saturday’s action.

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Junior High Boys Basketball: Kankakee 7th Grade set to play for State Championship

Junior High Boys Basketball: Kankakee 7th Grade set to play for State Championship

After quarterfinal and semifinal wins in Saturday’s IESA Class 4A State Final rounds at Normal Kingsley Junior High, the Kankakee Junior High 7th Grade boys basketball team will take their undefeated 22-win season into the state championship on Thursday night against Markham Prairie-Hills (24-0).

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Youth Hockey: Coyotes bring home Championships over MLK Weekend

Youth Hockey: Coyotes bring home Championships over MLK Weekend

The Martin Luther King Jr Holiday weekend was a busy one for the Kankakee Coyote Hockey teams, with the 10U Squirts and 12U Peewees bringing home championship hardware, and the 8U Mites capturing a 2nd Place finish.

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Junior High Wrestling: Reed-Custer competes in Warrior Invitational

Junior High Wrestling: Reed-Custer competes in Warrior Invitational

On Saturday, the Reed-Custer Wrestling Panthers traveled down the road to Coal City to compete in the Warrior Invitational.

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Youth Hockey: Little Blackhawks Learn to Play Program opens Registration

Youth Hockey: Little Blackhawks Learn to Play Program opens Registration

Registration for the Little Blackhawks Learn to Play class is now open! This class is designed for beginner skaters with birth dates between March 25, 2009 and March 24, 2014.

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Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight tops Bishop Mac after running IVC Table

Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight tops Bishop Mac after running IVC Table

After spending the past week running the table in their Illinois Valley Conference schedule, the Dwight Redbird 8th grade boys basketball team hosted Bishop Mac on Monday night, and came away with a 43-41 victory.

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Junior High Girls Basketball: St. George heading to State, Tri-Point Run falls Short

Junior High Girls Basketball: St. George heading to State, Tri-Point Run falls Short

Continuing their unbeaten run through the 2018 season, the St. George 8th Grade Lady Raiders defeated Markham Obama, 46-32 on Wednesday night to capture the Championship of the Lockport Taft Class 8-2A Sectional.

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