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  • O’Brien, Palatine work through another MSL title Oct 18, 2014 4:55 PM
    Palatine junior Kelly O’Brien made it look easy early, but she had to work hard late. On a cool and damp morning, O’Brien jumped out to a comfortable lead in the first mile in the Mid-Suburban League girls cross country conference meet on Saturday at Busse Woods. But Fremd senior Ayako Higuchi made her work in the final 2 miles. The two ran neck-and-neck in the final mile before O’Brien made a final surge with 20 meters remaining to secure the MSL title in 17:52 leading Palatine to its third consecutive MSL triumph with 40 points.

     
  • Prospect in close trophy proximity once again Oct 17, 2014 9:01 PM
    Prospect’s bid for a fourth straight trophy at the Class AA state girls golf finals is within makeable putting distance. Led by senior Kacie O’Donnell’s 79 and three scores of 84, the defending state champs are 9 strokes off the lead and only 3 strokes from third place after the first day of action at the Hickory Point Golf Course (par 72) in Decatur. O’Donnell’s 79 put her in a tie for 17th while senior Isabella Flack, sophomore Kate Ponzi and sophomore Samantha Accardi each landed in a seven-way tie for 46th with their 84s. The highest-finishing Mid-Suburban League representative on day one was conference champion Reena Sulkar. The Barrington sophomore fired a 5-over 77, good for a 3-way tie for ninth place.

     
  • Rolling Meadows finishes strong against Elk Grove Oct 17, 2014 11:59 PM
    Alumni came from as far as Louisiana to witness Rolling Meadows’ homecoming game with rival Elk Grove. They were not disappointed. The Mustangs escaped with a 28-21 win in the last minute of the game Friday to clinch at least a tie for the Mid-Suburban East title. Antonio Atencio (18 carries, 119 yards) scored the game winner for the 7-1, 4-0 Mustangs on a 5-yard run with :53 left.

     
  • Football: Scouting Week 8, Northwest Oct 17, 2014 1:41 AM
    Here's what to expect in Week 8 of the high school football season for team in the Mid-Suburban League plus St. Viator, Leyden, Maine West and Christian Liberty.

     
  • Defending champ Prospect likes where it’s headed Oct 16, 2014 4:56 PM
    As the girls golf season wound down, Prospect coach Jim Hamann made a particular comment more than once. “We are excited about the direction we are going,” he has said while watching continuous improvement from his players in the final month. The Knights also know the directions quite well to the city where they’ll swing their clubs this weekend. For the fifth straight year, they have arrived in Decatur for the Class AA state finals.

     
  • Hersey’s program perfect against MSL East Oct 17, 2014 12:03 AM
    Hersey’s streak of 12 straight Mid-Suburban League East girls volleyball championships is quite the feat. The Huskies program added another rare accomplishment on Thursday. With its freshman and sophomore teams pulling out three-set wins at Rolling Meadows on Thursday, all levels combined for a 50-0 record this fall. The varsity squad completed its 10-0 run with a 25-12, 25-15 triumph as Liz Fuerst put down a match-high 12 kills.

     
  • Zahn, Palatine edge out Conant Oct 17, 2014 12:02 AM
    Senior year got here early for Palatine’s Lily Zahn. Though in just her third season as a key member of the Pirates’ girls swimming and diving team, Zahn in is her last year of high school competition. She’ll graduate early in pursuit of greater classroom challenges in advance of a promising collegiate future. “I love having Lily,” said Palatine coach Brittany Berleman, “because she shows that you can do it well, athletically and academically, at the same time.” The athleticism was on display during Palatine’s senior night, as the Pirates wrapped up their Mid-Suburban League duals with a 98-88 victory against visiting Conant.

     
  • Prospect extends downstate reign Oct 14, 2014 9:44 PM
    The rain would not stop at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee on Tuesday. Neither would Prospect’s streak of trips to the Class AA state finals at the Hickory Point Golf Course in Decatur. The Knights will pack their bags for the fifth straight time, thanks to the score of 330 they shot on Monday at the Warren girls golf sectional. Four teams were unable to finish their rounds on Monday due to the rain.They took the course in the same wet conditions on Tuesday. When the scores were finally completed, Prospect’s 330 was good for second place behind champion New Trier (323).

     
  • Lillie leads St. Charles North to runner-up sectioanl finish Oct 13, 2014 11:29 PM
    It was a scramble from start to the finish at the Conant girls sectional golf meet at Fox Run in Elk Grove. Maine South won the team title with a 328, while St. Charles North was second with a 331. The scramble began at third place, where both Wheaton Warrenville South and Oak Park tied with a 337. Wheaton Warrenville South was awarded the final team spot at this weekend’s Class AA state finals based on the fifth score, as Emma Field’s score was lower than the 101 from Oak Park’s Sophie Mouros. Tying for the 10th and final individual qualifying berth were Glenbard West’s Samantha Moody, Elk Grove’s Erin Walz, Lake Park’s Nicole Hansen and Burlington Central’s Josie Kurosky. Each shot an 84 - they will try to settle the issue with a playoff beginning at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

     
  • Barrington scores an MSL title, with Hersey close behind Oct 11, 2014 6:41 PM
    Although it was one of the closest team scores in years, Barrington still was able to net a 20th consecutive Mid-Suburban League girls tennis championship, posting 53 points at Schaumburg on Saturday afternoon to complete the three-day tournament. Hersey followed with 46 points for second place, and Fremd was third with 38, just ahead of Buffalo Grove (36).

     
  • Complete effort helps Hersey past Elk Grove Oct 11, 2014 12:03 AM
    Hersey put it all together to keep its playoff and Mid-Suburban East football title hopes alive with a 42-7 homecoming victory over Elk Grove Friday at Roland Goins Stadium. At 4-3 overall, 2-1 in the East, the Huskies will face Wheeling and Rolling Meadows ahead, but they still control their own destiny.

     
  • Schaumburg earns share of West title Oct 9, 2014 11:55 PM
    The Schaumburg girls volleyball team clinched a tie for first in the Mid-Suburban West on Thursday night with a 25-23, 25-9 victory at Hoffman Estates. Senior Oyinkan Akinola put down 8 kills for the Saxons while Mallory Gerber and Lexi Ross each added 3. Schaumburg improved to 16-6 and 8-1 in the West, one match ahead of Fremd (7-2) and Palatine (7-2) with one to play.

     
  • Football: Scouting Week 7, Northwest Oct 10, 2014 1:09 AM
    Here's a look ahead at the Week 7 matchups of the high school football season involving teams from the Mid-Suburban League plus St. Viator, Maine West, Leyden and Christian Liberty Academy.

     
  • Make its 12 straight MSL East titles for Hersey Oct 9, 2014 11:21 PM
    The longest division winning streak in Mid-Suburban League girls volleyball history is alive and well.Hersey made it 12 straight East crowns on Thursday night when the Huskies rallied from a second-set loss and a 10-7 deficit in Set 3 to post a 25-18, 20-25, 25-12 victory at Buffalo Grove.

     
  • Prospect passes key test against Hersey as Liva soars Oct 9, 2014 10:19 PM
    Last season, Prospect ended Hersey’s six-year string of girls swimming and diving championships in the Mid-Suburban East. This fall, it looks like Prospect has started a streak of its own. On senior night for the Knights at Wheeling’s pool, Prospect used a 1-2-3 finish in the 100-yard backstroke to pull away from Hersey 101-85 in the matchup pitting the top two teams in the MSL East. Prospect still needs a victory against Wheeling next week for an outright championship, but the toughest obstacle to repeat has been cleared — and in breathtaking fashion. Knights senior diver Dana Liva made sure of that, hitting all six of her dives on the way to breaking her own team and pool records with a 311.65 score. The lowest score the Wisconsin-bound standout received on any dive was a 6. She was awarded nothing below an 8 on her first dive, a back dive in the pike position.

     
  • Sulkar, Barrington lead the way in Lake Forest regional Oct 8, 2014 10:16 PM
    There was plenty of drama at Wednesday’s conclusion of the Lake Forest regional at Deerpath Golf Club in Lake Forest. When the final scores were entered in the clubhouse, the Fillies were one stroke better than Deerfield (359 to 360) to win their 15th title in 28 seasons under Hall of Fame girls golf coach Jodi Schoeck.“It was thrilling when we realized that we had won it,” Schoeck said. “When we saw the scoreboard was completed, it was a sigh of relief because we were not sure what was going to happen.”

     
  • Barrington takes aim at 20th straight MSL title Oct 8, 2014 10:52 PM
    The next few weeks will be intense for the Mid-Suburban League and other northwest suburban girls tennis teams as the postseason begins with conference tournaments. The MSL teams will compete at Schaumburg today through Saturday. Barrington (16-5) has established quite a reliable trend, having won the league title for 19 straight years. The Fillies have already gone 5-0 to secure the MSL West Division title and will be tough to beat as they go after a 20th consecutive overall league crown.

     
  • Hersey secures share of East title Oct 7, 2014 11:32 PM
    Senior Night proved to be a big hit for Hersey’s girls volleyball team at the Ken Carter Gymnasium in Arlington Heights. Providing some of the biggest hits were Liz Fuerst (7 kills), Caity Strozewski (6), Gabri Olhava (4) and Kelly Hill (3) as the Huskies posted a 26-24, 25-18 victory over visiting Wheeling. Hersey (18-4, 8-0) clinched a tie for its 12th straight Mid-Suburban East crown under coach Nancy Lill.

     
  • Prospect, Barrington win boys golf regionals Oct 7, 2014 7:27 PM
    Prospect's Robert Garmoe and Barrington's Tom Calbi each won medalist honors in Class 3A boys golf regionals while helping their teams advance to next week's sectional round of the state series.

     
  • Northwest roundup Oct 6, 2014 9:32 PM
    Led by Megan Kopeny’s round of 45 on the Medinah Course 2, Hersey won the Lake Park Quad with a score 191 to defeat Conant (200), Elk Grove (208), Lake Park (231).

     
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