The Rochester High volleyball team ran its record to 9-0 on the season by sweeping five straight matches to win the title of the Champaign Centennial Charger Invitational Saturday.
If anyone ever doubted that the Rochester High football program is willing to take on any opponent in the state of Illinois, that question was answered Saturday.
Hank Beatty passed for three touchdowns and ran for two more as the Rochester Rockets kicked off the 2021 season with a convincing 56-21 road win over Jacksonville Friday.
Peyton Purves drove in Molly Eichholz with the winning run in the bottom of the 7th inning Monday as Rochester knocked off Lincoln by a 3-2 final. It was the fifth straight win for the RJHS softball girls, who are 6-2 on the season.
Samantha Kerley pitched a no-hitter as Rochester Jr. High’s softball girls rolled to a 10-0 shutout win over North Mac in five innings last Friday.
Jeff Ramsey and the Ramsey family will be honored with the naming of Field No. 3 at Rochester Community Park as Ramsey Field by the Rochester Youth Athletic Association and the Village of Rochester.
On the morning of June 26, 17 youngsters enjoyed sunny weather between storms and partcipated in the 13th annual Rochester Youth Fishing Derby at Community Park.
Nolan Mrozowski went 2-2 in four bouts at 120 pounds at the Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association Individual State Finals at the BOS Center in Springfield last Thursday.
Nolan Mrozowski and Tyler Vollintine of Rochester qualified for the Illinois Wrestling Coaches Association Individual State Finals with top four finishes at the Class 1A Sectional held at Lawrenceville Saturday.
Rochester High School qualified six wrestlers for the Illinois Wrestling Coaches Association Individual Sectional to be hosted by Lawrenceville High School Saturday, June 19.
Friday was another record-setting day for RHS sophomore Colleen Zeibert as she medaled in two events at the IHSA Girls Class 2A State Track and Field Meet at Charleston.
Rochester High sophomore Colleen Zeibert qualified for the IHSA Class 2A Girls State Track and Field Meet in two events from last Friday’s Sectional hosted by East Alton-Wood River.
After capturing the Class 3A Regional title Friday, Rochester High’s softball Rockets extended their season with a dramatic 5-4 extra-inning road win over Mt. Zion in Tuesday’s Sectional semifinals.
Paxton Garland-Sutter of Rochester qualified for the IHSA Class 1A Boys Tennis State Tournament by placing fourth in singles at the Sectional hosted by Chatham Glenwood Saturday.
Colleen Zeibert won two events to lead the Rochester High girls track and field team to a fourth place finish in the CS8 Conference Meet held in cool and windy conditions Friday at Rocket Booster Stadium.
Matt Herren and Hank Beatty won two event each to lead the Rochester High boys to a triangular meet win May 11 at Rocket Booster Stadium. The Rockets scored 82 points to defeat Normal U. High (71) and Riverton (24).
Rochester High’s softball team split four games last week, all against CS8 opponents, with wins coming against Decatur MacArthur (17-1) and Jacksonville (10-0).
The Rochester Rockets saved their best effort of the abbreviated 2021 season for the final chapter, a 60-14 demolition of Chatham Glenwood Friday at Rocket Booster Stadium.
The Rochester High volleyball team put an exclamation point on an unbeaten 2021 season by defeating Normal University in two thriling sets, 28-26, 25-21, for the CS8 Tournament title Thursday at the RAC.
Rochester defeated Normal University in three sets last Thursday to win the Central State 8 volleyball title, 26-24, 17-25, 25-16 for the first time.
Rochester rallied from a first set loss to defeat Glenwood 21-25, 25-17 and 25-21 Tuesday and clinch at least a share of the Central State 8 Conference title.
The Friday Night Lights were shining again in Rochester and a layoff of 474 days since winning the Class 5A championship ended as the Rockets returned to action with a 39-14 victory over Jacksonville at Rocket Booster Stadium.
Rochester held on to defeat Hillsboro 47-45 in a thrilling season opener Monday at the RAC, as two late shots by the visitors came up empty.
Rochester CUSD 3A Superintendent Dan Cox confirmed on Monday to the Times that the Rochester School District will follow IDPH guidelines as it relates to the upcoming boys and girls basketball seasons.
Rochester High sophomore Colleen Zeibert completed an unbeaten season by taking first place at the IHSA Class 2A Cross Country Sectional Saturday at Olney Central College.
Colleen Zeibert of Rochester stayed unbeaten on the season with a first place finish at the IHSA Class 2A Regional at Jacksonville Saturday. The sophomore, second at the Regional a year ago, led from start to finish and won with a time of 17:34.82 over the 2.9 mile course. Lincoln’s Becca He…
Rochester High senior Karlie Schnepp completed her outstanding career by winning the individual title at last Thursday’s Class 1A Girls Golf Sectional at The Rail.
Karlie Schnepp of Rochester qualified for the Class 1A Girls Golf Sectional as an individual from last Wednesday’s Regional held at Lake Shore Golf Course in Taylorville. Schnepp shot an 80 to finish tied for third overall and advance as the second individual from a non-qualifying team. COVI…
Ben Drendel of Rochester qualified as an individual for the Class 2A Boys Golf Sectional by shooting an 81 at Monday’s Regional held at the Lincoln Oaks.
Both Rochester High cross country teams were second to Glenwood in a dual meet Saturday at Community Park but the majority of the RHS runners ran their best times of the season.
Rochester High’s boys cross country team won a triangular meet at Taylorville last week, scoring 20 points to defeat the host Tornadoes (46) and Porta (70).
Rochester High senior Mollie Morrisey won the No. 1 singles title at the Central Illinois Invitational held Saturday at the Velasco Center in Springfield’s Washington Park.
Karlie Schnepp fired a one-over par 73 to earn medalist honors and lead Rochester to the team title of Saturday’s nine-team Rocket Invitational at Lincoln Greens.
Matt Herren and Colleen Zeibert were individual winners for the Rochester High cross country teams as the Rockets opened the 2020 season with a dual meet against Lanphier Saturday at Community Park.