CHICAGO–Michelle Ludwig, a 2014 Galena High School graduate, used to set her alarm so she could wake up in the middle of the night to tune in to hockey games and catch scores of NHL games.
With the 2015 NUIC baseball season officially under wraps, following another stellar regular season from area power house Warren-Stockton and a Cinderella run in the post season from River Ridge-Scales Mound, the IHSA has officially announced the NUIC all-conference selections.
LA CROSSE, Wis.–Scales Mound standout athlete Brittany Davis has put together quite the career for the Hornets over her four years of varsity sports.
Following a softball season that served as a complete program turnaround for Scales Mound-River Ridge, the NUIC West all-conference teams have been announced.
CHARLESTON–The Galena-East Dubuque-River Ridge track and field teams have seen their fair shares of success on the track throughout the last few years.
LENA–Last season, River Ridge/Scales Mound looked poised to capture a regional crown as they took the Le-Win Panthers in the championship game.
GALENA–St. Matthew Lutheran Church is set to host their 10th annual golf outing at the Galena Golf Club.
LANARK–The Galena Pirates entered the Eastland baseball regional in hopes of knocking off the home team in the opening round.
GALENA–The Galena Lady Pirates jumped out to a fast start against the higher-seed Scales Mound/River Ridge on Tuesday, May 19 in Galena.
EAST DUBUQUE–Following impressive high school basketball careers, several East Dubuque Warriors will continue their playing careers at the college level.
SCALES MOUND–Former Hornet and junior varsity volleyball coach Nicole Winter will take on the head coaching job of the varsity girls volleyball team during the 2015 season.
GALENA–Galena girls varsity basketball head coach Jamie Watson will host the annual Galena youth basketball camp, which will be held from Monday, June 1 through Thursday, June 4.
GALENA–The 20th annual Galena Triathlon and Duathlon marked a special day for many of those who played a part in the success of the annual event.
HANOVER–As the clouds rolled away and gave way to sunny skies and warmer temperatures, the girls track and field teams from the all over the region gathered at the River Ridge field on Friday, May 15.
EAST DUBUQUE–Alec Monahan connected for three doubles, Brian Welp pitched a strong game on the mound and the East Dubuque Warriors steamrolled the Eastland Cougars on Thursday, May 7 at home.
GALENA–At the age of 23, Galena resident and former Pirate student-athlete John Hermsen ventured into the world of bodybuilding.
GALENA–The Galena Lady Pirates couldn’t shake off a rough first inning, falling at home to the West Carroll Thunder on Tuesday, April 28.
GALENA–The Galena Pirates have found themselves just one or two runs shy of victory more times than they would care to discuss during the 2015 baseball season.
GALENA–The Galena boys high school basketball program will host a basketball camp for incoming sixth graders to seniors from June 2-4 at Galena High School.
HANOVER–One year ago, River Ridge/Scales Mound senior pitcher Josh Crist was wrapping up a fantastic high school sports career.
HANOVER–The River Ridge/Scales Mound co-op boys baseball team couldn’t seem to get out of a funk as they hosted the East Dubuque Warriors on Thursday, April 23.
ELIZABETH–May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, and is a perfect time to enjoy the spring weather and beautiful scenery in Northwest Illinois.
HANOVER–The Galena-River Ridge girls soccer team officially has four games under their belt, posting an impressive 2-1-1 record through four games.
HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–Just one day after the Pirates of Galena suffered a narrow 6-5 loss to Pearl City, they hoped to put away a border battle victory over Southwestern on Friday, April 17.
GALENA–After two innings of shutout softball in cold, windy conditions, the Scales Mound/River Ridge Lady Hornets blew the game wide open with a 10 run third inning to grab a 12-0 victory over the Lady Pirates on Tuesday, April 7.
GALENA–Galena senior Adam Gronewold has compiled quite the list of accomplishments during his football career for the Pirates.
GALENA–East Dubuque’s Abby Berryman and Galena’s Sophie Hefel dueled for seven innings, surrendering just five runs between the two of them in a thrilling, 4-1 East Dubuque victory on Thursday, April 2.
GALENA–The Galena Pirates and the East Dubuque Warriors squared off on Thursday, April 2 in Galena, with the Warriors of East Dubuque putting on a hitting clinic in a 16-3 victory.
EAST DUBUQUE–Following a 29-4 season that included a share of the conference crown and a regional championship, Warrior head coach Eric Miller has been named district coach of the year by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association.
GALENA–In the back room of Gobbie’s Sports Pub and Eatery, an emotional Scott Schaber thanked his family in front of a crowded room.
After yet another snow-covered February that hung around through the first half of March, warmer weather has brought a breath of fresh air through Jo Daviess County.
GALENA–Galena girls basketball coach Jamie Watson came in to his coaching position with a difficult task ahead of him.
Galena’s Carina Ludwig received this year’s Shelley Glover Award for Commitment for the Chestnut Mountain ski team.