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  • Lake Zurich High School performs in the Varsity Flag Open Flag category during the TEAMDance Illinois 2014 Grand Championship in Peoria, Sunday March 2nd.

    Images: Team Dance Illinois’ Grand ChampionshipMar 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    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.

  • Athletes, from left, Olivia Jakubicek of Cary-Grove High School, Meri Bennett-Swanson of Vernon Hills High School, and Ashley McConnell of Fremd High School pose for pictures during the Daily Herald Prep Sports Excellence event at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates on Sunday.

    Top moments in high school sportsApr 30, 2013 12:00 AM
    High school athletes across the suburbs face off on basketball courts, football fields and baseball diamonds; they size each other up in tennis matches, around golf tees and across wrestling mats. The give it their all for their schools, their teams, their classmates and their coaches. The Daily Herald put together a video to honor athletes at our suburban high schools. Watch this feature to see some of the top moments in high school sports.

  •  Courtney Lindfors (24), playing for Driscoll in the 2009 Class 2A state championship game, has transferred to Loyola University from Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

    Lindfors transfers to Loyola Jun 15, 2012 12:00 AM
    Former Elk Grove and Driscoll girls basketball star Courtney Lindfors is moving closer to home to continue her college basketball career. Lindfors, one of the top post players in the Horizon League, has decided to transfer to Loyola from Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

  • Wheaton Academy athletes going to great lengths to Lead May 2, 2012 12:00 AM
    Wheaton Academys baseball game May 7 against Aurora Christian is not your normal game. To be played at Elfstrom Stadium in Geneva starting with the sophomores at 4:30 p.m. and varsity at 6:30, it will serve as a fundraiser for Wheaton Academys Project Lead (Leadership Education and Development), which branches into global, local and campus concerns.

  • As a Catholic schoolgirl who grew up in Itasca and is studying to be a dentist, Christina Rafidia says her new role as Miss Arab USA will allow her to change some stereotypes of Arab women.

    Itascan Miss Arab USA wants to challenge stereotypesSep 18, 2011 12:00 AM
    As a girl in Itasca, Christina Rafidia introduced hummus to classmates in her Catholic grade school. Now, as the newly crowned Miss Arab USA, the 22-year-old is still educating folks about what it means to be an Arab woman.

  • Who’s competing Mar 6, 2011 12:00 AM
    Who will be competing in the Team Dance Illinois championships on Sunday in Peoria.

  • The Lake Park Lancettes open dance team performs “Wavin' Flag,” which they will reprise in Peoria.

    Suburban high schools flock to TeamDance championships in Peoria Mar 6, 2011 12:00 AM
    Poms, flag teams and dancers from more than 100 high schools throughout Illinois are converging on the Peoria Civic Center today for one of prep sports' most colorful state championships. But if you think “best in poms” means a traditional halftime routine, think again. Just the name of the sanctioning organization — TeamDance Illinois — reflects the trend. In all, more than 2,000 students will be competing, as they showcase the best dance, flag and poms routines from throughout the state.

  • Peg Senese

    Driscoll alum helped save school's spirit Nov 23, 2010 12:00 AM
    It's hard to tally all the hearts that were broken the day officials announced Driscoll Catholic High School had to close in May 2009. The 43-year-old Addison school graduated thousands of students, drew scores of parents and staff into its community, and launched several state champion sports teams, including a 7-year football dynasty.

  • Former Driscoll student Veronica Togtman hugs family friend Dave Faydash as demolition work began Monday morning at the former Driscoll Catholic High School in Addison. In about two weeks, Driscoll supporters can pick up bricks from the building at Addison Public Works.

    Driscoll community says last goodbye Nov 15, 2010 12:00 AM
    They all parked on the north side of the former Driscoll Catholic High School building Monday, which still bears a sign telling the world it's the “Home of the Highlanders” and another message board reading “Live Jesus in our hearts forever.” Then roughly 30 Driscoll alumni, former staff members and Addison officials trekked to the south side of the building at 555 N. Lombard Road to watch it begin to crumble.

  • The volleyball, food different in JapanMay 28, 2010 12:00 AM
    Kelsey Robinson has probably kicked carbs for good after a week in Japan.

  • The official opening of the Driscoll Legacy Hall, shown here in-progress, will be at 7 p.m. Friday

    Driscoll's legacy lives on in tribute to former schoolApr 16, 2010 12:00 AM
    With more than a year having passed since Driscoll Catholic High School in Addison closed abruptly, school alumni and supporters finally have a reason to celebrate.

  • Addison officials may buy the former Driscoll Catholic High School site at 555 N. Lombard Road.

    Addison kicking tires of former Driscoll High School siteMar 3, 2010 12:00 AM
    Addison officials say they're exploring the possible purchase of the former Driscoll Catholic High School site and options for how they might use the land in the future.

  • Driscoll Catholic High school girls basketball hard coach Steve McCuiston in the back, and his girls basketball team celebrates their State champions class 2A, Tuesday, during a rally at the school, in Addison.

    McCuiston watches with a whole new perspectiveFeb 19, 2010 12:00 AM
    Steve McCuiston does ponder the year gone by from time to time and wonders what if. This week he thinks about it a little more.

  • Work is about 75 percent finished at the Driscoll Legacy Corridor inside Addison village hall. Organizers say the official opening for the homage to the shuttered Driscoll Catholic High School is set for April.

    Driscoll Catholic High exhibit to open in AprilJan 21, 2010 12:00 AM
    Although the project is behind schedule, alumni and supporters of the Driscoll Legacy Corridor in Addison are still thrilled to watch their homage to the shuttered Driscoll Catholic High School become a reality.

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