Marmion CadetsMarmion High School • 1000 Butterfield Rd, Aurora IL 60504 • Phone: 630-897-6936
Colors: Red/Blue • Conference: Suburban Christian • Stadium name: Fichtel Field • Enrollment: 1597
Directions: From Randall Rd., take Rt. 38 east and turn right on Rt. 25 and follow into Aurora. Then turn left on Butterfield Rd. The school is on the left.
Jake Ruddy succinctly recounts the moment that transformed his above-the-rim attitude about PE basketball and threatened his senior track season at Marmion.
AURORA – Marmion junior left-handed pitcher Alex Troop handcuffed West Aurora’s lineup for chunks of Monday’s postseason opener, striking out three Blackhawks apiece in the second and fourth innings and allowing only one extra-base hit on the day.
AURORA – Geneva resident John King wasn't sure how he'd fit into the powerhouse Marmion boys tennis program as a freshman.
DeKALB – It took less than a minute for the St. Charles North girls soccer team to set the tone and take control of Wednesday’s IHSA Class 3A DeKalb Regional semifinal against DeKalb.
DeKALB – The Burlington Central softball team scored two runs in the seventh inning Monday to knock off DeKalb, 5-3, for a nonconference win.
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MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland girls soccer team shut out Sycamore for the second straight day, but this time the Knights scored a goal, defeating the Spartans, 1-0, in Wednesday’s regular season finale.
ST. CHARLES – Neuqua Valley right-hander Cody Coll, a Western Kentucky recruit, limited the St. Charles East baseball team to two hits Monday as the Saints lost, 4-0, in an Upstate Eight Conference crossover.
The athletic landscape is about to shift markedly for the area's numerous private high schools.
AURORA – Thursday’s baseball game between Marmion and Aurora Central Catholic started off well for the Chargers, got better for the Cadets in the middle and finished ... well it never did finish.
MAPLE PARK – Curtis Thorson pitched into the seventh inning, Joe Komel delivered a clutch hit and Tyler Carlson proved the final bit of defense.
SYCAMORE – Matt Limbrunner homered and was the tough-luck loser on the pitching mound Tuesday as the Kaneland baseball team fell to Sycamore, 2-1, in Northern Illinois Big 12 East play.
AURORA – The pressure on Marmion's second doubles team of Ricky Angsten and Luke Hoss was stepped up a notch during the championship round Saturday afternoon at West Aurora High School’s Blackhawk Invitational.
BURLINGTON, Iowa – The St. Charles North girls soccer team allowed its first goal in the run of play all season Friday but still beat Collinsville, 2-1, at the Tournament of Champions.
AURORA – Steady play boosted the Marmion boys tennis team past Suburban Christian Conference rival St. Francis on Thursday, as the Cadets continued their bid for a fifth straight league title.