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Coaler tennis places second in Sectional, send three to State
COAL CITY TENNIS players (from left) Trent Sula, Nick Holmes and Mike McGinn will compete at state this weekend after securing second during the Sectional. Holmes will be the first boys tennis player in 29 years to advance to the state tournament in singles compeition; for Sula and McGinn, this will be their second consecutive trip to state. Courtesy photo.
COAL CITY TENNIS players (from left) Trent Sula, Nick Holmes and Mike McGinn will compete at state this weekend after securing second during the Sectional. Holmes will be the first boys tennis player in 29 years to advance to the state tournament in singles compeition; for Sula and McGinn, this will be their second consecutive trip to state. Courtesy photo.
After finishing the regular season 11-7, the best the Coal City varsity boys tennis team has finished in eight years, they set their sights on winning their first Sectional title.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Lady Coalers sweep LaSalle-Peru, fall to Beecher
After a loss earlier in the week against Beecher, Coal City's varsity softball team got back on track on Saturday, sweeping LaSalle-Peru in a weekend doubleheader.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Coalers upend Joliet Central
Coal City's varsity baseball team gained some steam heading into the Regional tournament by defeating Joliet Central on Friday, 4-1.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Coalers trounce Reed-Custer, fall to Peotone, Plainfield East
Coal City's varsity baseball team suffered a loss to Plainfield East on Monday, 6-5, but made certain seniors got some playing time during senior day.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Lady Coalers go eight innings in victory over Reed-Custer
The Coal City softball team bounced back from two consecutive losses through the week, as they defeated Reed-Custer 7-6 in eight innings on Friday. Coal City trailed for the majority of the game, before tying it up in the sixth inning.


Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Coaler tennis prepares for Sectional
Coal City's varsity boys tennis team finished the regular season this past week with wins over Romeoville (5-2) and Lisle (4-1), improving their record to 11-7 overall.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Lady Coalers continue to dominate the I-8
Coal City's varsity softball team never trailed during their battle with Seneca on Monday, routing the Irish, 8-2. The Lady Coalers (21-5 overall, 11-2 conference) stayed on top, scoring three runs in the first, thanks in part to a two-run homer from Abby Olsen.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Coalers fall to Manteno, defeat Wilmington, Seneca
The rain wasn't enough to deter Coal City's varsity baseball team from receiving a win over Seneca on Monday.

The game lasted six innings before it was called due to the rain, but by that time the Coalers (19-8 overall, 9-4 conference) had already sealed the 6-1 victory.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Coaler runners place during I-8 track meet
Coal City's varsity boys and girls track teams traveled to Seneca Friday to compete in the Interstate 8 Conference meet. The Coalers and Lady Coalers competed against the 11 other teams in the conference, with the boys team claiming eighth, and the girls team taking 10th.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Lady Coaler kickers drop two, prepare for Regional action
Coal City's varsity girls soccer team dropped their last game of the regular season on Thursday, falling to Herscher, 1-0.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Girls soccer Regional pairings announced
The varsity girls soccer season will enter Regional competition on Friday, May 6, which will be hosted by Coal City.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016


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