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The NIU Huskies finished up spring practise yesterday as they held their 1st "Huskie Bowl".

The Black Team defeated the Cardinal Team 31-7.

Quarterback Drew Hare lead the Black Team as he was 7-10 for 143 yards and 1 TD. Sean Evans also had 2 interceptions for the Black Team.

NIU is coming off a (12-2) record last season which included their 2nd straight MAC Championship and a game in the Discover Orange Bowl game against Florida State.

NIU opens up the season on Saturday, August 31st, at Iowa. Their home opener is Saturday, September 21st vs Eastern Illinois. 4 of the 1st 5 games are on the road for the Huskies in 2013.

Baseball

Rochelle  at  Kaneland  (DH)  (Postponed due to a wet field)

Oregon        9   11            West Carroll    8   0
                     **2nd Game 5 Innings
Pleasant Plains Tournament:    Byron    7        Rochester    1
                                            Pleasant Plains   1    Byron        0
Sterling        5            Rock Falls    3
Yorkville    8        Plainfield Central    3
Hononegah    4        Wauconda        3
Freeport    3        Rockford Auburn    2

Softball

Byron Dawg Daze Tournament

3rd Place

Rochelle        9   (4-5)
Byron            2
**Rochelle: 6-run 1st Inning
**Christina Williams: 3 hits (Triple, Double, Single), RBI  (8-10 for the day)
**Tracy Ellis: 2 Singles, 3 RBI
**Lauren Murphy: Double, Single, 2 RBI
**Tracy Ellis: Fires a 2-Hitter  (1-1)

Pool Play:        Rochelle    11        North Boone    2
                           **Christina Williams: 2 Singles, Double, 2 RBI
                           **Brooke Miller: Winning Pitcher  (2-2)
                      Dakota        7        Rochelle    4
                           **Dakota: 6-Run 2nd Inning  (4 Unearned Runs)
                           **Talina Nava: 2-Run Home Run
                           **Christina Williams: Solo Home Run and Single
                           **Tracy Ellis: Losing Pitcher

**Byron:  Beat Pecatonica 4-0
              Lost to Rockford Boylan  5-2
**Championship Game:   Rockford Boylan    3        Dakota        2

DeKalb            6   8        Hononegah    4   9  (Split)
Barrington        6        Marengo    0
Sterling            9        Yorkville    4
Genoa-Kingston        7   9        Mendota    4   0
Milledgeville        13   8        South Beloit    1   0

Boys Track

Peterson Prep Invitational  (Kaneland High School)

1) Kaneland: 145 1/3 pts
2) DeKalb: 58 pts
3) Oswego East: 57 pts

11) Rochelle: 18 pts  (17 Teams)

**Rochelle:    1st place:    Chris Weber        High Jump  (6-2)
                    3rd Place:     Evan White        Long Jump
                    6th Place:     Vinny Singleton        110 High Hurdles
                                       400 Relay

Girls Track

Oregon Invitational
 Teams standings

1) Burlington Central: 135 pts
2) Oregon: 121 pts
3) Byron: 110 pts

8) Winnebago: 17 pts  (14 Schools)

**Oregon:    1st Place:    Cydney Long        100 hurdles, 200
                                     Gabi Ramirez        Discus
                                     Shannon Cullen     Shot Put
                                     400 and 800 Relays
        2nd Place:    Grace Nelson        Long Jump
                           Sarah Lauer        Triple Jump
                
**Byron:    1st Place:    Elyse Adkins        100  (2nd Place in 200)
                                  Challen Jackson        400
                                  1600 Relay
                 2nd Place:    Kelsey Hildreth        3200
                                    Jael Christensen    100 Hurdles
                                    Brooke Holloway    300 Hurdles
                                    3200 and 400 Relays

**Winnebago:    2nd Place:    Michele Polkowski    100

Jen Jenkins of Rochelle finished in 2nd place in 2 events yesterday at the Redbird Spring Invitational held at Illinois State University in Normal.

Jen took 2nd in the Long jump with a mark of 17-11.75 and 2nd in the Triple Jump at 37-4.

Jenkins is a Senior at ISU.

Girls Soccer

Barbfest Tournament  (DeKalb)

5th Place

Hinckley-Big Rock        3
Rochelle                     1   (1-7-1)
**HBR: Lead 2-1 at Half Time
    **Rochelle Goal:  Maddie Hanson

Pool Play

Rochelle            7
Hall                   0
**Rochelle: Lead 4-0 at Half Time
    **Abby Marquez: 2 Goals
    **Amy Cepeda and Abby Carlson: Goals
**Maddie Hanson: 3 Goals in the 2nd Half
**Rochelle: Out shot Hall 35-1

Stillman Valley        6        North Boone    0
Kaneland                8        IMSA        0


                
                
               

 

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