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STATE CHAMPS!!!
STATE CHAMPS!!!
REED-CUSTER defeated St. Joseph-Ogden on Saturday to clinch the IHSA 2A State Championship. The Comets battled through eight innings, winning on a walk off single from Jordan Walden, as they downed the Spartans, 7-6. Members of the Comets include: (Kneeling, from left) Tyler Duha, Tyler Richey, Justin Weitzel, Dan Fierro, manager Jon Phebus, Hunter Murawski, Adam Wright, Sam Lepper and Mason Roach. Standing: assistant coach Rich Walden, assistant coach Jake Evans, head coach Jerry Cougill, Josh Loomis, Parker Dransfeldt, Eddie Wilkins, Jordan Walden, Brent Headrick, Jacob Beyer, Tommy Shaw, Neil O'Donnell, Carson Anderson, Travis Schoonover, assistant coach Chris Vidmar, assistant coach Bill Asbridge and assistant coach Jeff Richey. Photo by Brent Sumner.


Comets go 3-2 in Braidwood Shootout, work on filling key roles
LAYING IT IN  Cory McGregor fights for a lay-up during the Braidwood Shootout this past weekend. The Comets kicked off the tournament against Lake Michigan Caholic, where they won 77-45. Photo by Brent Sumner.
LAYING IT IN Cory McGregor fights for a lay-up during the Braidwood Shootout this past weekend. The Comets kicked off the tournament against Lake Michigan Caholic, where they won 77-45. Photo by Brent Sumner.
Reed-Custer's varsity basketball team did not look like the same team that played in the Clifton Central sectional.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

R-C volleyball sees growth through summer camp
Reed-Custer's volleyball program had its annual summer camp come to an end on Thursday.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Weaver places seventh in state track
For the 26th consecutive year, Reed-Custer High School sent athletes to participate in at the IHSA State Track and Field Meet.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Coaches turned fathers
Three coaches, one each from Wilmington, Coal City and Braidwood, have recently, or will recently become fathers, and while they are used to coaching high school athletes, it's a whole new experience at being a dad.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
STATE CHAMPS
Throughout the season Reed-Custer baseball coach Jerry Cougill praised his seniors on the veteran leadership. Therefore, it was fitting that his seniors took charge during the IHSA Class 2A State Championship game in Peoria.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Earl Folkstead: Just a fan in the stands
It was 31 years ago when Reed-Custer's baseball team brought home its first-ever state championship. And few fans have remained as faithful to the Comets since then as Earl "Red" Folkstead.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Comets among Final Four in the state
For the first time since 2007, Reed-Custer's baseball team will be heading back to State, thanks to their Super Sectional win over DePaul College Prep on Monday, 5-0.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Lady Comets fall to Peotone
The Reed-Custer softball team saw their season come to a close on Wednesday, as they dropped their opening Sectional game to Peotone, 4-1.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Lady Comets clinch the Regional title
They came, they conquered!Reed-Custer's softball team traveled to Wilmington Saturday where they defeated the hosts 5-4 to earn the Regional championship.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Comets earn Regional championship
Reed-Custer's baseball team claimed the Regional championship on Saturday, defeating Bishop McNamara, 3-1.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Coalers spoil win streak for the Hustlin' Comets
The Reed-Custer varsity baseball team was riding a 12-game win streak after clinching the Interstate Eight South Division title Friday.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016


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