Speech Co-Op

Orangeville is part of the Speech Co-Op with Lena-Winslow High School.  Information about the speech team & schedule can be found on their webpage here.

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*Dates & times subject to change. Most up-to-date information can be found on the website or Facebook link above*

Date Meet Location
Oct. 28 Huntley
Nov. 18 Rochelle Novice
Dec. 2 Stockton
Dec. 9 Rochelle
Dec. 16 Byron
Jan. 6 Lena
Jan. 13 River Ridge
Jan. 19/20 Downers Grove South
Jan. 27 Rockford Jefferson
Feb. 3 Regionals in Freeport
Feb. 11 Sectionals in Huntley
Feb. 16-17 State Tournament in Peoria

2017-18 Season:

*What an end to the season! Justin Malone finished in 5th place at State in Peoria on Feb. 16-17, in Radio Speaking!  The Lena-Winslow/Orangeville Speech Team finished the season tied for 27th overall out of 86 teams.

Justin Malone, winner of 5th place in Radio Speaking at the State Speech Tournament in Peoria.

*Justin Malone won the Sectional Championship in Radio Speaking at the Sectional Speech Tournament held at Huntley High School on February 10th.  Justin will advance to the IHSA State Speech Tournament to be held in Peoria – the first Orangeville student to ever do so!

Justin Malone after his sectional win in Radio Speaking at Huntley.

*Lucas Boomgarden & Justin Malone competed in the Regional Speech Tournament at Freeport HS on February 3rd.  Justin finished 1st in Radio Speaking and 2nd in Oratorical Declamation and will advance to the Sectional Speech Tournament.  This is Justin’s second consecutive Regional Championship award in Radio Speaking. 

*Justin Malone received 1st and 2nd place finishes at the Rockford Jefferson Speech Tournament on January 27th. The team ranked 2nd place overall in the small school division.

*Justin Malone competed at the large Downers Grove South Speech Tournament on January 20th.  He placed 7th out of 93 contestants in the Radio Speaking category.

Justin Malone at the Downers Grove South Speech Tournament on January 20th

*At the River Ridge Speech Tournament on January 13th, Justin Malone finished had a first place finish in Radio Speaking and 2nd place in Oratorical Declamation, and Lucas Boomgarden placed 6th in Impromptu Speaking. The Le-Win/Orangeville team ranked 3rd place overall.

*Justin Malone received a 1st place finish in Radio Speaking and a 2nd place award in Oratorical Declamation at the home meet on January 6th.

Justin Malone with his two first place medals at the Byron Speech Tournament on 12/16/17.  His top prizes were in Radio Speaking and Oratorical Declamation.

*Justin Malone received two first place finishes in the Byron Speech Tournament on Dec. 16, 2017.  His top prizes were in Radio Speaking and Oratorical Declamation.  The speech team finished in 6th place out of a field of 17 teams.

Le-Win/Orangeville Speech Team after team 1st place ranking at the Stockton Speech Tournament on Dec. 2nd.

*Results from the Dec. 2 Warhawk Pow Wow (Stockton) Speech Tournament:  Overall Team Ranking: 1st
Dramatic Duet Acting: Abby Strominger/Maddie Meador 4th (Varsity)
Dramatic Interpretation: Mollee Brumfield 2nd (Varsity)
Extemporaneous: Ashlyn Enck 2nd (Varsity)
Humorous Interpretation: Asa Lake 1st (Varsity)
Impromptu: Lucas Boomgarden 4th (Varsity)
Informative: Jennifer Swedlund 4th (Novice)
Original Comedy: John Jurkovic 3rd (Varsity), Lucas Schoaf 4th (Varsity)
Oratorical Declamation: Justin Malone 2nd (Varsity)
Original Oratory: Alysse Potter 5th (Varsity)
Poetry: Abby Strominger 1st (Varsity), Mollee Brumfield 4th (Varsity)
Prose: Lucas Boomgarden 5th (Varsity)
Radio: Justin Malone 1st (Varsity), Lucas Boomgarden 2nd (Varsity)
Special Occasion Speaking: Ashlyn Enck 3rd (Varsity)

Justin Malone with asst. coach Eric Dobner at the Huntley Speech Tournament on October 28.

*Results from the Oct. 28 Huntley Speech Tournament:
Dramatic Duet Acting: Abby Strominger/Maddie Meador- 2nd (Novice)
Poetry Reading: Abby Strominger- 3rd (Novice)

Highlights of the 2016-17 Season:


The Orangeville members of the Le-Win/Orangeville co-op speech team: [L-R] Noah Asche, Justin Malone, Lucas Boomgarden, and Sierra Hildebrand.

*Justin Malone finished 4th in Radio Speaking, and the Dramatic Duet Acting team of Sierra Hildebrand and Lucas Boomgarden finished in 11th place at the Huntley Sectional Speech Tournament on February 11th.

Speech Regional Justin2

Congratulations to Justin Malone for his tournament championship in radio speaking, earned at Saturday’s Freeport Regional Speech Tournament. Justin advances to the Huntley Sectional Speech Tournament to be held next Saturday, Feb. 11.

*Results from the Feb. 4 IHSA Freeport Regional Speech Tournament:
Overall Team Ranking: 3rd out of 11 (This is our 8th top 5 finish in the past 9 years). The following students are advancing to the Huntley Sectional Speech Tournament:
Humorous Duet Acting: Asa Lake & Eiley MacDougall (2nd place)
Humorous Interpretation: Asa Lake (4th place)
Impromptu: Hope Enck (1st place)
Original Comedy: John Jurkovic (3rd place)
Poetry: Adisyn Hoff (4th place)
Radio: Justin Malone (1st place)
Special Occasion Speaking: Adisyn Hoff (3rd place)

*Justin Malone had a 4th place finish in Radio Speaking and Sierra Hildebrand & Lucas Boomgarden got a 7th place award in Dramatic Duet Acting at the Jefferson High School Speech Tournament on January 28th.

Speech Regional

Members of the Le-Win/Orangeville Speech team that competed at the Regional held at Freeport High.

*Justin Malone had a 5th place finish in Radio Speaking at the Waubonsie Valley Speech Tournament on January 14th.

*Justin Malone earned a first place award in radio speaking at the Saturday, January 7th Le-Win/Orangeville speech tournament. Also, placing 6th in Dramatic Duet Acting were Sierra Hildebrand and Lucas Boomgarden!

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Members of the team at the Le-Win/Orangeville Speech Tournament held Jan. 7 at Lena-Winslow High School.

*Justin Malone received a 3rd place varsity award at the Dec. 17th Byron Speech Tournament.  Also participating were Noah Asche and Lucas Boomgarden.

*Justin Malone had a 6th place Varsity finish in Radio Speaking at the Rochelle Speech Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 10th. Also participating were Noah Asche, Lucas Boomgarden, and Sierra Hildebrand.

Speech Rochelle

Pictured here are the Le-Win/Orangeville award winners (from left) Justin Malone, Adisyn Hoff, Mollee Brumfield, and Alec Aurand at the Rochelle Speech Tournament.