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  • Palatine handles PRMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM

  • Experience delivers for Pirates in MSL InviteMar 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Leaning on its experience, Palatine’s girls track and field teamed up with a stellar performance at the Mark Saylor Mid-Suburban League Indoor meet on Saturday. The Pirates won five events and finished second in six others while running away to the title with 132 points at North Central College in Naperville.

  • Reigning MSL champ Fremd doesn’t miss a beatMar 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Fremd, the reigning two-time defending Mid-Suburban League outdoor boys track champion, didn’t disappoint on Saturday at the Jim Nagle MSL Indoor Invite. The Vikings showed their depth from start to finish in capturing the title with a commanding 106 points at North Central College in Naperville.

  • Conant edges St. Charles North in tough early testMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    There will likely come a time when Conant and St. Charles North will meet on a much bigger stage, with more at stake. But for now, Conant will gladly celebrate a 3-2 victory for a day or two. Two of the best girls soccer programs in the state put on a quality 80-minute show Thursday night in Hoffman Estates, with junior Leah Celarek’s double the difference as Conant improved to 2-0-0 in a hard-fought contest.

  • Softball: Scouting NorthwestMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Here's a look at the high school softball season ahead from the perspective of teams in the Mid-Suburban League plus St. Viator, Leyde, Maine West and Christian Liberty.

  • Baseball: Scouting NorthwestMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Here's a look at the high school baseball season ahead from the perspective of teams in the Mid-Suburban League plus St. Viator, Leyde, Maine West and Christian Liberty.

  • Palatine powers past FremdMar 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Omar El Hoffi scored a game-high 7 goals and Wally Kleinfeldt had 5 to help Palatine past 17-8 in Mid-Suburban West boys water polo action on Wednesday.

  • Fremd’s Nicole Degla leads a fastbreak during Wednesday’s water polo game at Palatine.

    Palatine, Conant earn MSL West winsMar 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Palatine and Conant each earned victories over two of the Mid-Suburban West’s recent girls water polo powers on Wednesday.

  • Senior all-arounder Matt Swanson of Hersey figures to be one of the Mid-Suburban League’s top competitors this season. Here, Swanson spins through a vault effort during last week’s MSL East vs. West meet at Barrington.

    Boys gymnastics: Scouting NorthwestMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Here's a look at the boys gymnastics season ahead, from the perspective of teams in the Mid-Suburban League.

  • Mohansrinivas Chennakesavalu

    Conant High School student earns perfect score on ACT examMar 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Conant High School student is joining a growing list of District 211 students who have achieved a 36 on the American College Test exam, the highest possible composite score.

  • Twenty years later, Conant’s ’93-94 team still stands tallMar 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Stories of past glory often get embellished. The tales get taller as the years pass. So, in January when Michael Tierney got ready for the 20-year reunion for the best Conant’s boys basketball team in school history, his wife reacted with some skepticism. The best team ever? She didn’t believe it. Tierney said his wife ultimately came around to understand this wasn’t just any team. The 1993-94 Cougars were state-ranked, won 27 games and are the only ones in school history to make the boys basketball Elite Eight.

  • Brian Burke, president and CEO of Links Technology Solution, congratulates the 2014 state championship coed cheerleading squad from Conant High School on Tuesday. The team was honored by the Schaumburg Business Association during its monthly breakfast meeting.

    Schaumburg Business Association cheers on Conant cheerladers, Ala CarteMar 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    For once it wasn’t the Conant High School cheerleading squad leading the chorus of applause Tuesday. The Schaumburg Business Association cheered on a pair of local success stories at its monthly breakfast meeting, including the coed Conant squad that won the state championship in last month’s IHSA competitive cheerleading finals.

  • Offensive struggles costly as Morton tops ConantMar 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Missed shots and costly turnovers were Conant’s demise at Morton on Friday night. The Cougars had been hoping to advance to the Bartlett sectional, but those plans were dashed when the Cougars lost to the No. 4-seeded Mustangs in Class 4A regional final action in Cicero 36-24.

  • Alondra Chavarria

    Girls basketball: All-area team, NorthwestMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Introducing the Daily Herald's Northwest all-area girls basketball team.

  • Matt Acevedo

    Boys basketball: All-area team, NorthwestMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Introducing the Northwest boys basketball all-area team.

  • Conant ends Bartlett’s seasonMar 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    After going into halftime down by just one point the Bartlett Hawks found themselves in a massive cold streak offensively in the second half. A cold streak that saw their season slip away as the Hawks lost 46-33 to the Conant Cougars in the Class 4A Morton regional semifinal Tuesday night.

  • 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.

  • Fremd and Matthew Ochoa, shooting while being guarded by Prospect’s Bobby Frasco in the Mid-Suburban League championship game, begin their postseason with a Tuesday regional matchup at Hersey. The unbeaten Vikings are the No. 2 seed in the Lake Zurich sectional.

    Strong field assembled for Lake Zurich sectionalMar 1, 2014 12:00 AM
    There’s sure to be some exciting boys basketball in this year’s Class 4A Lake Zurich sectional. Mid-Suburban League champion Fremd (25-0) is seeded No. 2 behind state power Stevenson, while St. Viator is No. 5. The sectional also features a surging Lake Forest team and a skilled group from Zion-Benton.

  • National power OPRF too much for ConantMar 1, 2014 12:00 AM
    Conant came to the Class 3A dual-team wrestling state tournament hoping to put a dent in the side of the favored club from Oak Park-River Forest. But in the Cougars' quarterfinal opener at U.S. Cellular Coliseum, Conant was in a hit-and-run with the Huskies, who rolled right past the MSL champions, as well as two other subsequent foes, en route to a state title late Saturday night. The No. 1-ranked Huskies (28-1-0) sent out a strong message to their latter victims, Hononegah and Marist, after rolling over Conant 59-9 to start their day.

  • John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.comBobby Alexander of Conant High School is declared the winner after beating Ameen Hamdan of Marist High School Saturday in the 132-pound weight class third place match of the wrestling IHSA Class 3A state tournament at State Farm Center in Champaign.

    State team wrestling: Scouting NorthwestFeb 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    Conant's never-say-die wrestling team is looking forward to the challenge it faces in Saturday's dual-team state quarterfinals against Oak Park-River Forest.

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