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  • Haviland, Lakes top Elk Grove Nov 26, 2014 10:03 PM
    Ellie Haviland scored 16 points, as Lakes wrapped up play in the Turkey Thriller tournament with a 39-33 victory over Elk Grove.

  • Travlos’ triumph helps Lake Zurich roll on Nov 26, 2014 10:29 PM
    It was a routine jumpshot that Mike Travlos has made hundreds of times before. Right around the free throw line. Only this time, it went down in the record books with a bit more significance. It counted for his 1,000th career point, and it helped pave the way for Lake Zurich’s breezy 64-31 victory over Grant at the Grant Thanksgiving tournament.

  • Looks like a win for Travlos, Lake Zurich Nov 25, 2014 10:39 PM
    Lake Zurich senior Mike Travlos simply couldn’t help himself. As he drove toward the basket in the Bears second round game of the Grant Thanksgiving Tournament, he casually glanced at the scoreboard to see he was just shy of a career high in points. Indeed, that magic number of 30 was just calling out to him. “To be honest, I did look,” Travlos said later. “I have never broken 30 before, and I kind of wanted it.” Style points was about the only thing missing for the Bears. Travlos ended up tying his career-best with 29 points to lead Lake Zurich to an impressive 61-48 win over North Chicago Tuesday night.

  • Stevenson stays perfect, tops WW South Nov 25, 2014 11:14 PM
    Taylor Buford’s 11 points led a balanced attacked, and Stevenson’s girls basketball team remained undefeated with a 67-34 win over Wheaton Warrenville South at Schaumburg on Tuesday night.

  • Travlos, O’Neill pace Lake Zurich victory Nov 24, 2014 11:02 PM
    Jack O’Neill had a career-high 17 points to help Lake Zurich get a 62-57 victory in season-opening play against Waukegan at the Grant Thanksgiving tournament on Monday. Mike Travlos led the Bears with 20 points and Will McClaughry added 10.

  • Richardson, Stevenson handle Boylan Nov 22, 2014 11:37 PM
    Sophomore guard Ashley Richardson continued her strong play for Stevenson’s girls basketball team Saturday. Richardson scored 22 points, going 9 of 11 from the foul line while also hitting a 3-pointer, as the Patriots defeated Rockford Boylan 72-61 in Schaumburg’s Thanksgiving tournament.

  • Double-duty Duehr helps Antioch get it done Nov 21, 2014 11:35 PM
    Alexis Duehr recorded a double-double, and all five Antioch starters scored in double figures, as the Sequoits pulled away from Taft en route to a 71-47 win at Niles North on Friday night.

  • Girls basketball: Scouting Lake Zurich Nov 20, 2014 9:18 AM
    Here's what to expect from Lake Zurich's girls basketball team this season.

  • Boys basketball: Scouting the NSC Lake Nov 20, 2014 9:34 AM
    Here's what to expect from the boys basketball teams of the North Suburban Lake this season.

  • Season-opening win for Lake Zurich Nov 19, 2014 11:02 PM
    Lake Zurich has an experienced girls basketball team for the first time in three years, and the Bears’ veteran leadership was evident Wednesday night. Three-year varsity starter Abby Pirron scored 21 points, and the Bears opened their season with a 62-57 win over host Lakes in a game that was part of the Lake Zurich Thanksgiving tournament. Returning all-conference player Elly Daleske added 16 points, 12 rebounds and 4 steals for Lake Zurich, while fellow senior Rachel Dawson chipped in 13 points and 9 boards.

  • Planning agency to host Route 53 extension meeting Nov 18, 2014 7:28 PM
    The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and its partners will host the second public open house meeting for the Route 53/120 Corridor Land Use Plan on Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Lake Zurich High School cafeteria.

  • Clark’s vision includes forgiveness Nov 13, 2014 8:27 PM
    Former Lakes football star Dyrell Clark lost his right eye in a BB gun accident eight months ago. Yet, he hasn't lost sight of his goals. He's still determined to have a great football career as a running back at Winona State in Minnesota.

  • Boys cross country: Williamson steps up for Vernon Hills in 2A Nov 8, 2014 9:59 PM
    There were a lot of positives for Lake County’s boys cross country teams Saturday afternoon as runners attacked the 3-mile Detweiller Park course at the 69th annual boys cross country state meet. Vernon Hills sophomore Shane Williamson proved that he will be a force to be reckoned with for years to come as Williamson placed third in Class 2A in 14:37 to smash his previous best time by a whopping 17 seconds.

  • Schardt is sharp with seventh-place finish Nov 8, 2014 9:49 PM
    With a lot of confidence and plenty of determination, Lakes junior Kortney Schardt was ready to make headlines Saturday morning at the 36th annual girls cross country state meet. Schardt proved once again that she was ready for prime time as she ran a personal best time of 17:33, breaking her own school record by seven seconds on her way to a fantastic seventh place in the Class 2A state finals on the 3-mile Detweiller Park course. Yorkville continued its dominance with a fourth consecutive team title as the Foxes (79 points) easily outdistanced runner-up squad Lake Forest (165) for top honors.

  • Boys soccer: Lake County all-area team Nov 6, 2014 12:43 PM
    Introducing the boys soccer all-area team for Lake County, featuring players from the North Suburban Conference plus Carmel Catholic, Grayslake Central and Grayslake North.

  • Girls volleyball: Lake County all-area team Nov 6, 2014 9:00 PM
    Introducing the girls volleyball all-area team for Lake County, featuring players from the North Suburban Conference plus Carmel Catholic, Grayslake North and Grayslake Central.

  • Lake Zurich grad Walding giving Northeastern a big assist Nov 3, 2014 11:58 AM
    When she played for Lake Zurich’s girls volleyball team, Kristen Walding was referred to as an assist machine. She is still making her teammates look good — now at Northeastern University in Boston, Mass. After earning her seventh double-double of the season in a thrilling five-set win against Elon University (N.C), Walding was named CAA Rookie of the Week. The freshman setter collected 54 assists, averaging 6.75 per set and netted 20 digs as well as 7 kills in two weekend matches.

  • Girls cross country: Shepard, Lake Zurich advance Nov 1, 2014 5:56 PM
    Lake Zurich's girls cross country team earned a spot in the state finals field with a strong performance in the Schaumburg sectional on Saturday. The Bears' successful effort was led by junior Caitlin Shepard in 17th, junior Kristie Houghton in 40th, senior Laura McNair in 41st, and senior Nicole Syverson in 43rd.

  • Boys cross country: Lake Zurich earns downstate trip Nov 1, 2014 5:50 PM
    As is always the case, there was nothing left to chance, and no room for error Saturday morning in the Class 3A Schaumburg boys cross country sectional. When all was said and done, a 20-year old course record was broken and a Lake County area squad would be heading to the state meet for the seventh straight year. Temperatures in the upper 30’s made for a very fast 3-mile race at Busse Woods as McHenry senior Jesse Reiser set the course record in 14:32 to break the 1994 record of Prospect’s Lou Petricca by three seconds. Hersey captured the championship with 92 points to topple McHenry (109 points) in second place. Barrington took third place with 143 pointswhile Lake Zurich made it seven straight trips to Peoria’s Detweiller Park with a fourth-place score of 158 points. Hoffman Estates (170) earned the fifth and final team berth downstate.

  • Addison Trail beats Lake Zurich in defensive battle Nov 1, 2014 11:54 PM
    Addison Trail senior football player Bobby Rinaldi takes his important but slightly unusual two-way role in stride. “Coach is always giving me (a hard time), like (playing both) nose guard and kicker — that's the best nose guard/kicker ever,” Rinaldi said. “They always make fun of me, trust me.” On Saturday night Rinaldi used his abilities to help the Blazers defeat visiting Lake Zurich 7-3 in the first round of the Class 7A playoffs for their first playoff victory since 2004.

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