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  • A Stampede of record efforts at Buffalo Grove Sep 27, 2014 4:53 PM
    The records continue to fall at Buffalo Grove’s new swimming and diving facility. As the Bison hosted the first large invitational meet in their new digs, 12 teams gave their best mid-season efforts, with four impressive performances earning acclaim as the best yet in the eight-lane, all-deep water facility. Wheeling senior Theresa Godlewski left her mark with a pair of records, winning the 100-yard backstroke in 59.67 and the 50 free in 24.70. Hersey freshman Olivia Kusio won the 100 breaststroke in a record 1:09.06, also a season-best for her. And Prospect senior Dana Liva came up with a big effort in diving, winning the 11-dive event with 499.50 points.

  • Hilmer, Palatine stay the course at Conant Sep 27, 2014 12:38 AM
    Michael Hilmer made good not once, but twice, on his shot at redemption Friday night. After missing badly on an extra point attempt in the first quarter due to a troublesome snap and hold, the Palatine football team’s junior place-kicker nailed field goals of 26 and 32 yards to help the Pirates prevail 19-14 over host Conant.

  • Week 5 urgency as MSL East, West races get started Sep 25, 2014 3:35 PM
    It’s time to get down to business in the Mid-Suburban League. After four weeks of nonconference football games, teams from the MSL will kick it off against conference foes beginning this week. Not only are conference titles in the East and the West to be contested, with the winners getting automatic postseason berths, but teams will also be jockeying to win enough games and thus playoff points to qualify for the playoffs with at-large bids.

  • Football: Scouting Week 5, Northwest Sep 25, 2014 3:05 PM
    Here's a look at Week 5 of the football season involving teams from the Mid-Suburban League plus St. Viator, Leyden, Maine West and Christian Liberty.

  • BG Invitational offers intriguing matchups Sep 25, 2014 4:30 PM
    Several Mid-Suburban League teams are looking forward to an appearance in the Buffalo Grove Invitational on Saturday. There’s the obvious universal allure of competing in a delightful, brand new facility which has already proven to be conducive to putting up fast times. And it’s also an opportunity for two of the Mid-Suburban East’s top teams to get a sneak peek at one another before they meet in a dual setting that will likely decide the divisional championship.

  • Conant, Hoffman Estates getting it write Sep 24, 2014 10:46 PM
    If a book were coming out on how to improve your golf game, the top scorers for the Conant and Hoffman Estates girls teams certainly qualify to write a chapter. Junior Megan Nagorzanski led Conant with a medalist score of 39 as the Cougars posted a 183-208 triumph over Hoffman Estates at Highland Woods on Wednesday, The Hawks were led by senior Maeve Prunscik’s 48.One year ago at the Rockford Guilford Invite, Nagorzanski shot a 102. At the same tournament last Saturday, she came home with a career-best 76.

  • Buffalo Grove looks strong in victory against Hersey Sep 23, 2014 10:43 PM
    Buffalo Grove continued to flex its muscle in a Mid-Suburban East boys cross country dual meet against defending East champion and host Hersey. Junior Kevin Salvano (15:37) led the Buffalo Grove attack, taking first ahead of Hersey senior David Rodriguez (15:50) and propelling the Bison to a 19-44 victory at Melas Park.

  • Talbot, Barrington right on target Sep 23, 2014 10:14 PM
    The Barrington girls volleyball team was connecting just as well as Megan Talbot’s jump serve on Tuesday night in the Fillies gymnasium. Talbot, the Fillies’ junior middle blocker, excited the crowd with 3 aces in a row to give the hosts a 4-point cushion early in the second set and they never looked back en route to a 25-17, 25-18 triumph over visiting Conant.

  • Spring title falls to Conant’s Dale Sep 20, 2014 6:18 PM
    Conant senior Zach Dale entered the season as one of top returning runners in Illinois, and on Saturday at the Peoria Notre Dame Richard Spring Invitational he lived up to his billing. Dale cruised to the title in 14:29 on the state course at Detweiller Park. Close behind him in an impressive second-place run was Hersey senior David Rodriguez (14:34).

  • Hersey gives fans a kick with overtime win Sep 20, 2014 12:43 AM
    Defense was the name of the game on Friday night at Hersey’s Roland Goins Stadium. And the names of Chase Bandolik, Will Trossen and Kamil Jackowski were among the key players in the overtime session who helped lift the Huskies to a dramactic 6-3 victory over visiting Conant.

  • Football: Scouting Week 4, Northwest Sep 18, 2014 3:18 PM
    Here's what to expect from the Week 4 football matchups involving teams from the Mid-Suburban League plus St. Viator, Leyden, Maine West and Christian Liberty.

  • Elite Conant student insists baton twirling is a sport Sep 18, 2014 5:30 AM
    Competitive baton twirler Chase Dorn knows full well that some people don’t think of her sport as, well, a sport. The 17-year-old from Elk Grove Village, recently named Illinois' Distinguished Young Woman for 2015, knows better. “It’s a sport because it takes just as much agility and training and coordination and fitness as any sport — as soccer, as basketball, as cheerleading, as dance,” the Conant senior said.

  • Schaumburg, Hersey perfect after MSL’s first half Sep 18, 2014 11:28 PM
    Schaumburg’s girls volleyball team advanced through the first half of its Mid-Suburban West schedule undefeated after posting a 25-21, 25-11 victory over Hoffman Estates on Thursday night, and Hersey stayed perfect in the East by beating Buffalo Grove.

  • Hersey, Wheeling gets MSL East wins Sep 18, 2014 10:06 PM
    Hersey’s girls swimming and diving team picked up a Mid-Suburban East dual win against visiting Rolling Meadows on Thursday, winning 126-56 at Olympic Pool in Arlington Heights. Other MSL winners included Wheeling, Prospect, Palatine and Conant.

  • Hersey takes charge in MSL East Sep 16, 2014 11:49 PM
    Eleven-time defending Mid-Suburban East girls volleyball champion Hersey is once again in the driver’s seat for another crown.Rallying from a first-set deficit, the Huskies came up with a 25-22, 25-17 victory at the Ken Carter Gymnasium on Tuesday night.

  • Lillie, St. Charles North shine on cloudy day Sep 16, 2014 1:01 AM
    Kate Lillie is one of those golfers who doesn’t mind bad weather.So Monday was just what the doctor ordered for the St. Charles North sophomore. Lillie shot a 1-under par 34 to win the individual title and lead the North Stars to their second-straight team championship of the South Elgin Invitational at the cold and damp Elgin Country Club.

  • Conant, Wheeling turn out to be evenly matched Sep 16, 2014 10:27 PM
    Who knew match night in the Mid-Suburban League on Tuesday could be so much fun? Wheeling and Conant kept a nice crowd at Charles Feutz Stadium in Hoffman Estates occupied, but after entertaining the fans for 100 minutes, the clubs shared points after a 2-2 draw.

  • Conant wins a wild one at Buffalo Grove Sep 13, 2014 12:41 AM
    Conant had the upper hand, let the game get away and reclaimed it — all in the final minute. The visiting Cougars let a 28-0 halftime lead evaporate into a 31-28 deficit with 59.9 seconds left to an invigorated Buffalo Grove, yet Conant still found a way to put the winning touchdown on the board.

  • Football: Scouting Week 3, Northwest Sep 11, 2014 4:36 PM
    Here's a look at Week 3 in the high school football season for the Mid-Suburban League plus St. Viator, Maine West, Leyden and Christian Liberty.

  • District 211 announces ‘Those Who Excel’ candidates Sep 10, 2014 5:13 PM
    Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 is poised to be well represented among recipients in the Illinois State Board of Education’s 2014-2015 “Those Who Excel” education awards program.

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