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Wilmington picks up two wins at Braidwood Shootout
WILMINGTON GUARD Luke Mann avoids pressure from a defender during the Braidwood Shootout. Photo by Brent Sumner.
WILMINGTON GUARD Luke Mann avoids pressure from a defender during the Braidwood Shootout. Photo by Brent Sumner.
After Wilmington's varsity boys basketball team's dismal season last year, where they went 2-23 overall, the turnout of the Braidwood Shootout left a big question in the air. How was the team going to compete after losing some seniors and acquiring a new coach?

The Wildcats answered the question on Saturday, as they won both of their first games to reach the quarterfinals of the Braidwood Shootout.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Local athletes represent schools at KCC Showcase
Coal City, Wilmington and Reed-Custer High Schools were represented well during the Kankakee Community College Summer Showcase, which took place June 16-18.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Wildcats, Comets prepare for Braidwood Shootout
The Braidwood Shootout will enter its 21st year with partners Country Financial and Exelon, to continue their successful summer basketball tournament.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
IHSA limits full contact during football practices
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors approved a joint recommendation from the IHSA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and Football Advisory Committee to limit the number of hours and days each week that an IHSA member school football team is allowed to have full live contact during full-pad practices.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
IHSA adds Sub-Sectional to bracketed sports
Beginning in 2015-16, high school baseball, basketball, soccer, softball and volleyball teams in Class 1A and Class 2A will be assigned to two Sub-Sectionals that feed into the Sectional sites.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Roark watch
Wilmington native Tanner Roark got another start on Friday, as the Washington Nationals defeated the Chicago Cubs, 7-5.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Six Wildcats selected for All-Conference
Six athletes from the Wilmington baseball and softball teams received All-Conference honors this week.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
His goal is to make you a better golfer
Golf can be a sport of frustrations, whether it be dealing with a swing that slices, finding bunkers, or attempting to avoid water hazards.

However, for Scott Hogan, a PGA professional, he seeks to help local golfers get over those challenges through his lessons at Cinder Ridge.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Lady Wildcats bumped in Sectional championship
Wilmington's varsity softball team was silenced Saturday when they lost 8-0 to Bishop McNamara in the Sectional championship played at Seneca.


Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Mud run attracts 2,000 to local area
More than 2,000 racers from several states were registered to compete Sunday in the Down and Dirty Obstacle Race held in Wilmington.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Lady 'Cats vying for sectional title
Wilmington's varsity softball team will play in Sectional championship Saturday at 11 a.m. after defeating Beecher Tuesday, 8-6.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015


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