Friday, February 11, 2011
Joliet West 47, Lincoln-Way Central 41. Knights go cold in fourth quarter as Tigers pull away in Southwest Suburban Blue.
- Ken Ryan
Friday, February 11, 2011
The Hot Read: Joliet West scored the first seven points of the fourth quarter to open up a bit of breathing room in its 47-41 boys basketball victory over Lincoln-Way Central on Friday night. Up to that pont, two two were locked in a tight matchup.The Tigers spoiled Lincoln-Way Central’s Senior Night celebration. The Knights led 11-9 after one quarter, 20-18 at halftime and enjoyed their final lead of the game at 30-28 with 2:10 left in the third quarter. Joliet West’s Remy Roberts-Burnett scored the final basket of the third quarter to put the Tigers ahead 34-31. He opened the fourth quarter with a three-pointer. Joliet West went on a 7-0 run and extended its lead to 41-31. The Knights never got closer than the final score. Patch’s MVP: …
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Youth served as Indians roll past Knights 3,089-2,805 at Channahon Lanes.
The varsity boys bowling lineups for Lincoln-Way Central and Minooka high schools during their non-conference dual Wednesday at Channahon Lanes did not feature many upperclassmen. In fact, of the 12 varsity bowlers in the lineups, just four were seniors. That means both teams gained some valuable experience during Minooka's 3,089-2,805 victory. "We start two freshmen and two sophomores on the varsity level," Minooka coach Derrick Rapsky said. "They are still learning the competitiveness of the sport. We're young, but we are getting better." "We bowled well," Lincoln-Way Central coach Ken Fiore said. "We have a young team, and we're also trying to work through some injuries on the varsity level. We bowled 1,025, which is the first time we'…
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Top-ranked Minooka battling absence and injury to start the wrestling season.
Champions make no excuses, and you won't hear any from the wrestling team at Minooka, Illinois' defending Class 3A champion. "No matter who we put out on the mat, we expect to win," Indians senior Blake Montella said. "We've got guys coming in off of football and we're trying to get into shape, but we still have to do the same things we've been doing the last couple of years." Minooka opened its season Wednesday at Glenbard North's annual Fulk Quad, along with Batavia and Lincoln-Way Central. Missing starters Kalvin Hill, Bobby Zabel and Leo Ruettiger, the Indians won 42-21 against Batavia to start the night. That set up a dual between the top-ranked Indians and No. 2 Glenbard North, but the host Panthers wasted no time in establishing …