Category: Eagles

Friday’s Class 4A state semifinal clash between Southwest Suburban Blue Conference rivals Orland Park Sandburg (24-15) and Lincoln-Way East (27-11) at EastSide Centre was dominated by Eagles senior pitcher Sarah Herold. She limited the Griffins to four hits in the 5-1 victory as Sandburg advances to the IHSA state title game Saturday against Gurnee Warren (28-9). Herold gave up four hits, struck out six and walked one, and also added three hits of her own. The only run was unearned in the fifth and came on an RBI single by Alana Selvaggio bringing home Nicole O’Donnell. Junior first baseman Katie Krzus led the Eagles with three hits including a two-run homer and 4 RBI’s.

-Bob

The Illinois Central College Lady Cougars (12-2) defeated the second ranked Kirkwood Community College Eagles 65-53 Monday night to capture the Stoney Creek Inn Cougar Holiday basketball tournament. Sophomore forward Chanta Wright paced the Cougars with 16 points and 13 rebounds, Gabby Williams added 10 points and 14 boards, and April Gebke chipped in 11 points and five assists. ICC held Kirkwood to 24.6 percent shooting (14-for-57) from the floor. The Eagles were led by freshman guard Tyra Polite with 16 points and sophomore Danielle Woolfolk added 13 points.

-Bob

The Elmwood Lady Trojans 7th grade girls basketball team defeated the Oak Grove Eagles 26-23 Thursday night in a overtime thriller. Here are a few of my photo’s from the IESA game. Click here to view more photo’s from the game.

-Bob


The Peoria Notre Dame Lady Irish (2-3) softball team brought there hitting shoes with them as they defeated Dunlap 14-4 in a non-conference game Monday afternoon at Laura Bradley Park. Sophomore first baseman Chloe Petersen led the Irish offense with three hits and four RBI’s. Mikkinzie Stokes and Annie Fleming combined to limit the Eagles offense to four hits.

-Bob


Kirkwood Community College (13-3) jumped out early for a double-digit first half lead using a 16-0 run that spanned 8:42 and held on to defeat the hosts ICC (13-3) 59-41 in the championship game of the Fairfield Inn and Suites Cougar Holiday Tournament at Lorene Ramsey Gymnasium. The Eagles had a rebounding advantage (52-34) and shot 47.9 percent from the field, led by Kianna Jacobs’ game highs with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Helena Rodriguez led the Cougars in scoring with 12 points.

-Bob

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