Articles filed under Antioch High School District 117

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  • Candidates line up to get on ballot in Lake County Dec 15, 2014 5:17 PM
    A few political showdowns surfaced Monday in Lake County as candidates began filing for the April 2015 consolidated election. The hottest action on the first day of filing was for the Wauconda village board race, where eight candidates filed for four trustee seats.

  • String of ages, birthdays makes 11-12-13-14-15 for Antioch sisters Dec 13, 2014 7:45 AM
    They were born four years apart, but two Antioch sisters on Saturday will be celebrating a shared birthday with a numerical twist. Jenna and Jessica Lamberty will turn 11 and 15 respectively for a quirky straight: 11-12-13-14-15. “We’ll buy a lottery ticket on Saturday,” says mom, Julie.

  • Images: Antioch vs. Lakes football Oct 17, 2014 11:02 PM
    The Antioch Sequoits hosted and lost 45-18 to the Lakes Eagles for football action on Friday, October 17 in Antioch.

  • Images: Team Dance Illinois’ Grand Championship Mar 3, 2014 6:21 PM
    Team Dance Illinois' Grand Championship was held Sunday, March 2 at the Peoria Civic Center. The event showcases Illinois’ best dance, pom, drill and guard teams competing throughout the event.

  • Images: Libertyville vs. Antioch girls basketball Jan 8, 2014 8:47 PM
    The Libertyville Wildcats hosted the Antioch Sequoits for girls basketball action on Wednesday, January 8.

  • Antioch teen involved in fatal street race told to follow rules at treatment center or return to jail Oct 15, 2013 4:19 PM
    An Antioch Township man awaiting trial for his role in a drag race that killed a friend was given one last chance to follow the rules of a Lake Villa behavioral health center or go to jail. Jeremy Betancourt, 17, was warned by Lake County Judge George Bridges that his bond will be increased if he continues to break the inpatient counseling centerís rules banning use of cellphones and social media.

  • Lakes Volley-For-the-Cure: Sep 16, 2013 4:04 PM
    Lakes Community High School will participate in its fifth annual Volley-For-the-Cure match on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

  • Antioch lifts community alert regarding suspicious man Sep 9, 2013 1:50 PM
    The Antioch Police Department has issued an “all clear” regarding a suspicious man seen speaking with a female runner on the Antioch High School cross county team Friday. Police Chief Craig Somerville said the driver of the white van flagged down several people — including the runners — in an effort to locate a business. He has been cleared of suspicion of wrongdoing.

  • Possible plea in fatal crash: Sep 4, 2013 6:20 PM
    Attorneys said a plea deal may be near for a man accused of drag racing that eventually led to the death of a 16-year-old Antioch girl.

  • Retired Antioch High yearbook adviser awarded lifetime achievement award Sep 3, 2013 5:31 AM
    Mark Thompson decided as a senior at Buffalo Grove High School in the 1970s that he wanted to be a teacher, but that he also wanted to be a yearbook adviser. “I just connected with yearbook and my yearbook adviser, so I decided it was something I wanted to do,” he said. “It was through a yearbook that I found my first job at Antioch High School, and I stayed ever since.”

  • Cops: Teen likely driving 100 mph-plus in fatal crash Aug 13, 2013 10:19 PM
    An inexperienced teenage driver likely was traveling at more than 100 mph when he struck a tree in a fatal crash in February in Antioch Township, according to a Lake County sheriff's office investigation. “Use it as an example to maybe find some greater good to prevent it from happening to someone else,” Deputy Chief Brian Keller said Monday.

  • Antioch teen charged in fatal racing crash remains free on $100,000 bail Jul 16, 2013 7:14 PM
    Despite a second attempt to increase bail, it will remain the same for a 17-year-old Antioch Township boy charged with aggravated DUI in the death of a teenage girl during a street race in Gurnee last month. Lake County Judge Raymond Collins said Jeremy Betancourt can remain free on $100,000 bail but said it will be reviewed again when the former Antioch High School student completes treatment at a Streamwood behavioral health facility.

  • Dist. 117 to swear in new board member Jun 5, 2013 7:09 PM
    A new Antioch-Lake Villa Area High School District 117 board member is expected to be sworn in during the next board meeting on June 11.

  • Embattled president re-elected to Dist. 117 board Apr 9, 2013 10:48 PM
    Despite being mired in controversy, incumbent school board President Wayne Sobczak held onto his seat on the Antioch-Lake Villa High School District 117 board Tuesday. With all 33 precincts counted, Sobczak collected 2,115 votes, making him the second top vote-getter behind fellow incumbent board member Ron Vickers.

  • Endorsements: Vickers, Sobczak, Guttschow, Winkler for District 117 school board Mar 20, 2013 2:17 PM
    The Daily Herald endorses Ron Vickers, Wayne Sobczak, Geoffrey Guttschow and Bart Winkler for Antioch-Lake Villa High School District 117 school board.

  • Former Antioch Rescue Squad chief: I took the fall Mar 19, 2013 9:08 AM
    Retired Antioch Rescue Squad Chief Wayne Sobczak said he was the "sacrificial lamb" when punishment was handed out in the wake of misconduct allegations involving the squad last year. In his first public statements about the controversies, Sobczak said squad officials were victims of political sabotage, but added that he and the rest of the squad are still loved by the community.

  • Investigators look at speed, weather in fatal crash Feb 20, 2013 5:12 PM
    Lake County Sheriff investigators say they are looking at speed and weather in trying to determine the cause of a single-vehicle crash that killed two teens in Antioch Township this week. Lake County Chief Deputy Coroner Orlando Portillo said Wednesday autopsies will not be done on Wittkamp and his passenger, Ashley Seay, 17, of Lindenhurst. Authorities said the teens were pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Geoffrey Guttschow: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:22 PM
    Candidate information for Geoffrey Guttschow, running for Antioch-Lake Villa High School District 117 Board Member (4-year Terms)

  • Bart Winkler: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:22 PM
    Candidate information for Bart Winkler, running for Antioch-Lake Villa High School District 117 Board Member (4-year Terms)

  • Wayne Sobczak: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:22 PM
    Candidate information for Wayne Sobczak, running for Antioch-Lake Villa High School District 117 Board Member (4-year Terms)

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