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  • History repeats as Antioch comes back on Lakes Oct 25, 2014 11:34 PM
    Antioch found itself trailing rival Lakes in the regional final, just like last year. But the Sequoits once again rallied to produce a come-from-behind victory. Iven Hernandez scored the winning goal to lift top-seeded Antioch past No. 8 seed Lakes 2-1 in a Class 2A regional final in Lake Villa on Saturday night.

     
  • Top-seeded Stevenson gears up for playoffs Oct 25, 2014 11:39 PM
    There have been undefeated football seasons at Stevenson in the past. There have also been too many conference titles to count and a 26-year consecutive playoff streak that is among the best in the state. But one item is missing from Stevenson’s resume, and it’s a pretty big one at that: a state championship. With one of their best teams in program history, the Patriots are hoping to finally add that elusive piece of hardware to their trophy case, and on Saturday night they learned the path they’ll have to take to do so. The IHSA announced the 256 teams across eight classes that make up its state playoff field. At 9-0, Stevenson was the top-ranked team in Class 8A and will face No. 16 Lyons (5-4) in Lincolnshire.

     
  • Lakes wraps up unbeaten Prairie run Oct 25, 2014 12:16 AM
    Lakes 52, North Chicago 0: Special teams delivered, as the host Eagles completed a 6-0 run in the North Suburban Prairie Division for the third straight year. Lakes finished the regular season with an 8-1 record, while North Chicago ended up winless (0-9, 0-6). Lakes blocked the first two punts of the game. The second block was returned for a touchdown by Dave Boudart. On North Chicago’s third punt, Jake Balliu returned it 42 yards for a TD. Lakes led 28-0 after one quarter and 49-0 at halftime. Balliu finished with 3 touchdowns, as he also scored on receptions of 13 and 41 yards. Lakes quarterback Jordan Mercure was 7-of-11 passing for 109 yards and 3 TDs. He also scored on a 37-yard run.

     
  • Football: Scouting Week 9, Lake County Oct 23, 2014 8:23 PM
    Here's a look at what to expect from Week 9 of the high school football season from the perspective of teams in the North Suburban Conference, plus Carmel Catholic, Grayslake Central and Grayslake North.

     
  • Boys soccer / Lake County roundup Oct 21, 2014 11:07 PM
    Max Warren scored in the first overtime, lifting Stevenson’s boys soccer team to a 1-0 upset of fourth-seeded Barrington in a Class 3A regional semifinal at Barrington on Tuesday night.

     
  • Sectional title is patient Warren’s reward Oct 18, 2014 11:07 PM
    It was worth the wait for Warren’s girls tennis team. Morning rain showers pushed back the start of the final day of the Lakes sectional in Lake Villa on Saturday. After the resumption of play by midafternoon, matches didn’t conclude into the evening hours under the lights at Lakes. Warren advanced both of its singles players and doubles team to this week’s state tournament. The Blue Devils won the sectional with 35 points, Antioch was distant second with 17 and Grayslake Central placed third with 16 in the 10-team field.

     
  • Lake Zurich reclaims NSC boys cross country title Oct 18, 2014 7:49 PM
    After taking second place to Vernon Hills last year, the Lake Zurich boys cross country team returned to the league mountain top Saturday afternoon at the North Suburban Conference meet in Lake Forest. The Bears outdistanced the runner-up Cougars this time around as Lake Zurich captured the championship of the 13-team meet with 43 points, well ahead of VH’s 96, in the 3-mile race on the grounds of the west campus.

     
  • Girls cross country: Repeat NSC title for Lake Zurich Oct 18, 2014 8:09 PM
    After winning the North Suburban Conference title by 26 points last year over Vernon Hills, Lake Zurich knew it was definitely a contender to make it two in a row Saturday afternoon at Lake Forest’s west campus. And the determined Bears did exactly that on the slightly muddy and damp 3-mile course as they earned a third NSC championship in the last four years, finishing with 68 points to 89 for runner-up Warren. It turned out to be an epic battle for that second-place finish in the team standings as the Blue Devils edged Libertyville (93 points) in third, the host Scouts (94) in fourth, and Vernon Hills (96) in fifth.

     
  • Top 5 prep football games you don't want to miss tonight Oct 17, 2014 3:58 PM
    High school football week 8 brings some great matchups to the field all across the suburbs. Elgin and Larkin play for the Town Jug, and undefeated Batavia takes on Geneva, who only has one loss. Get all the details here.

     
  • Images: Antioch vs. Lakes football Oct 17, 2014 11:02 PM
    The Antioch Sequoits hosted and lost 45-18 to the Lakes Eagles for football action on Friday, October 17 in Antioch.

     
  • Rivalry classic favors Lakes Oct 18, 2014 12:14 AM
    As if the game itself wouldn’t have been memorable enough, Lakes senior Jake Balliu added a striking personal touch Friday night in Antioch. Now, it will be next to impossible for him to keep his final crosstown football rivalry game off his list of all-time favorites. As Antioch was scrambling to get a score in the final moments, Balliu intercepted a pass at the 1-yard line and ran 99 yards in the other direction for a touchdown. It was the sparkly red bow that wrapped up a 45-18 Lakes victory over District 117 peer Antioch.

     
  • Football: Scouting Week 8, Lake County Oct 16, 2014 8:43 PM
    Here's what to expect in Week 8 of the high school footall season for the teams in the North Suburban Conference plus Carmel Catholic, Grayslake North and Grayslake Central.

     
  • Lakes High freshman preparing to compete in baton twirling world championship Oct 16, 2014 8:46 AM

    By Abby Scalf

    Troy Kraly was 4 years old when he held his first baton that was given to him by his older sister, Tess. Now the Lake Villa teen will be twirling and tossing this baton before a worldwide audience. The 14-year-old will represent the United States' junior men's team at the World Twirling Championship next April in Italy.

     
  • Sakowicz, Wauconda rise up against Lakes Oct 15, 2014 9:31 PM
    It looked like anything but just another ho-hum match as visiting Lakes, a 27-game winner, took a 23-18 lead in set one of a pivotal volleyball match at Wauconda. After all, the North Suburban Conference’s Prairie Division crown was up for discussion on Wednesday night. And then Wauconda’s LeAnne Sakowicz went into serve for the trailing team.

     
  • Girls tennis: With authority, Stevenson takes NSC title Oct 11, 2014 9:07 PM
    After having to settle for a first-place tie with Lake Forest last year, Stevenson wanted to make sure it didn’t leave anything to chance Saturday afternoon at the North Suburban Conference girls tennis meet. And the Patriots proved they were a cut above the rest in the 14-team meet, as they easily clinched the title over the runner-up Scouts by a comfortable 38-25 score. Warren and Libertyville battled down to the wire with the Blue Devils holding off the Wildcats 23-21.5 for third place. Lake Zurich captured fifth with 16 points.

     
  • Radtke, Stevenson in fine form at Glenbrook North Oct 11, 2014 9:47 PM
    Jori Radtke was nearly unstoppable for Stevenson’s girls volleyball team in the Glenbrook North tournament. The Patriots wrapped up play by outlasting Morton 30-32, 25-14, 25-19, as Radtke slammed 14 kills for the third time in four matches. She also had 14-kill efforts against Glenbrook North and Glenbrook North’s JV. Stevenson (18-13) won its final two matches, including a 25-23, 26-24 decision over Buffalo Grove. Radtke’s 7 kills led the way against the Bison.

     
  • Lakes takes another victory Oct 11, 2014 12:45 AM
    As the old saying goes in football, “Take what they give you.” That was the motto of the Lakes’ offense Friday night as the Eagles visited Round Lake in this North Suburban Prairie Division game. Unlike weeks past when Lakes used more running than passing, the Eagles chose to go mainly to their air attack as they built a commanding 45-0 halftime lead before rolling to a 52-0 victory.

     
  • Football: Scouting Week 7, Lake County Oct 9, 2014 10:42 PM
    Here's a look ahead to the Week 7 matchups of the high school football season for teams in the North Suburban Conference plus Carmel Catholic, Grayslake North and Grayslake Central.

     
  • Football: Lake County notes Oct 9, 2014 10:33 PM
    Lakes is battling more than its fair share of injuries, but the Eagles are still confident they've taken a big step forward based on recent results.

     
  • Girls volleyball: Lake County roundup Oct 8, 2014 10:55 PM
    Alex Basler pounded 9 kills, and Libertyville’s girls volleyball team stayed perfect in the North Suburban Lake Division with a 25-14, 25-10 win over Mundelein on Wednesday night.

     
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