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  • George Kotsiopoulos talks about 'Fashion Police' exit, new QVC line Feb 10, 2015 6:16 AM
    Skokie native George Kotsiopoulos might have left E!'s "Fashion Police," but he's still quite busy in the fashion world, including the launch of a new women's fashion line for QVC. He's staying mum about why he's no longer on "Fashion Police" and claims he hasn't seen the revamped version. “I'm trying to decide what my next move will be on television,” he said last week.

  • Shanahan, Mundelein claim regional championship Feb 3, 2015 10:58 PM
    Taylor Shanahan is finding out that being on Mundelein’s girls gymnastics team was a good move to make in her sophomore year after spending the previous year as a Mustangs cheerleader. She still gets to cheer a bit — for her team, as it’s been concentrating on taking a successful next step in the state series. For the second straight year, Mundelein is a regional champion. The Mustangs scored 142.275 to edge Warren (121.1) i nthe regional hosted by Mundelein on Tuesday. Niles West finished at 134.2 and Evanston 124.6.

  • Schaumburg finds winning blend against Niles West Jan 24, 2015 10:34 PM
    Sophomore Mallory Gerber was as quick to pinpoint the reason for Schaumburg’s most recent success as she was to deliver a team-high 5 assists in Saturday’s nonconference girls basketball game against visiting Niles West. “We have been developing better teamwork every game,” said the 5-foot-11 Gerber after the Saxons recorded their fifth straight win, 58-49, and eighth out of their last 10 games. “And better team chemistry.” Speaking of chemistry, Gerber has the right mix. With her 5 assists, she also scored 9 points and grabbed 3 rebounds.

  • College fair at Vernon Hills High for teens with disabilities Oct 17, 2014 7:44 PM
    About 900 teens and parents will converge on Vernon Hills High School next week for a college-planning fair aimed at students with disabilities. The regional event, called Choices, will provide families with information about the college search process, transitioning to college, technology and other important subjects.

  • Streamwood’s sharp against Niles West Sep 13, 2014 4:21 PM
    Donnie Sosa’s first-half double gave Streamwood (5-2-1) a big lift as the Sabres went on to dismantle an undermanned Niles West club 7-1 to open their PepsiCo Showdown appearance on a high note. Next up for the Sabres in the tournament will be either No. 5 Libertyville or Oswego on the road this Tuesday.

  • Late goal lifts Niles West at Prospect Aug 26, 2014 9:47 PM
    Anthony Morales popped up with a late game-winner to help visiting Niles West gain the upper hand in the 75th minute to spoil the boys soccer season opener for host Prospect, which dropped a 2-1 match Tuesday night at George Gattas Stadium.

  • Man held in 1992 strangling death of Niles West student Jul 24, 2014 7:21 PM
    More than two decades after the strangling death of a Niles West student, a 71-year-old man was arrested in California in connection with the case, authorities in Illinois said Thursday. The mother of 15-year-old victim David Chereck tells the Chicago Sun-Times she got a call Wednesday from Cook County investigators.

  • DAR recognizes history scholars, good citizens Jun 3, 2014 1:46 PM
    At its American History Luncheon, the Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was pleased to honor students of Maine East, Maine South, Maine West, Niles North and Niles West High Schools as their “Outstanding American History Scholars” and “DAR Good Citizens.”

  • Daily Herald Prep Excellence award winners May 4, 2014 8:29 PM
    The Daily Herald's Prep Sports Excellence event Sunday at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates provided a platform to recognize some amazing achievements from the finest high school athletes and coaches. Here are our winners in the categories of dazzling moment, overcoming obstacles, sportsmanship and spirit.

  • Images: Team Dance Illinois’ Grand Championship Mar 3, 2014 6:21 PM
    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.

  • Solid Waste Agency hosting Trashy Fashion Show in Hoffman Estates Oct 29, 2013 2:38 PM
    To celebrate America Recycles Day, the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County is hosting its seventh Trashy Fashion Show at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 at the Chicago Marriott Northwest, 4800 Hoffman Blvd., in Hoffman Estates. The free show will feature 40 outfits made from materials destined for the landfill, including bicycle tires, shopping bags, wrapping paper, used tablecloths and more.

  • State IHSA bass fishing championship postponed May 1, 2013 1:52 PM
    The Illinois High School Association has announced that the 2013 IHSA Bass Fishing State Final Tournament, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 3-4 at Carlyle Lake in Carlyle, has been postponed due to potentially dangerous water levels and will be rescheduled to unfold in Carlyle later this spring.

  • SWANCC shows off trashy fashions Dec 8, 2012 12:01 PM
    The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County's sixth Trashy Fashion Show provided lively entertainment for a crowd of 400 people, showcasing 39 outfits, representing the work of more than 50 designers.

  • Palatine hits ‘reset,’ then routs Niles West Nov 2, 2012 1:31 AM
    The postseason didn't exactly get off to the start Palatine wanted Saturday afternoon. The third-seeded Pirates had two early turnovers and were tied 7-7 with No. 14 Niles West after a quarter. But Palatine scored 4 unanswered touchdowns in a span of 4:58 in the second quarter to break the game wide open and went on to win 69-42 in the first round of the Class 8A playoffs at Chic Anderson Stadium.

  • Mulder established girls teams with help from men Sep 19, 2012 1:50 PM
    Coaching the first girls softball, basketball and tennis teams at Niles West High School after the 1972 signing of Title IX, Arlene Mulder's approach was to ask for help -- from men. Mulder, now Arlington Heights village president, was then in her 20s and a newly hired physical education teacher. She says her strategy helped the school's early female athletes gain respect and success.

  • Athletic Niles West too much for Maine West Sep 8, 2012 1:38 AM
    Coming into Friday night's game with Niles West, Maine West coach Chris Hare knew his squad was up against an athletic team and talked about how difficult it was to simulate that kind of speed in practice. And after Niles West built a 40-6 halftime lead and eventually won 53-6 in the Central Suburban crossover, Hare echoed those same sentiments. "They have a nice squad with good speed and athleticism," said Maine West coach Chris Hare. "That's a very good team."

  • Niles West wins as Libertyville misfires Apr 3, 2012 9:36 PM
    Getting organized on the field might have provided a better outcome for Libertyvilles girls soccer team. The Wildcats suffered their third consecutive loss Tuesday night, as they fell to host Niles West 1-0 in a nonconference match in Skokie. Id like to see us make better passes, said Libertyville coach Scott Schinto, whose team dropped to 2-3. We need to get better shots on the frame."

  • Elk Grove rolling again Feb 4, 2012 11:11 PM
    Elk Grove capped a perfect 3-0 week as Kishan Patel scored 17 points in a 55-52 win over Maine West. Conor Hart led the Warriors with 26 points. Rolling Meadows, Fremd, Conant and Hoffman Estates were also winners Saturday.

  • Boys basketball / Northwest holiday tournament scouting Dec 15, 2011 9:57 PM
    A preview of boys basketball holiday tournaments involving teams from the Northwest suburbs.

  • Boys soccer/Fox Valley roundup Sep 17, 2011 8:19 PM
    Sammy Escobar had 4 goals and an assist and Oscar Rodriguez added 3 goals and 2 assists as the Elgin boys soccer team defeated De La Salle 8-1 Saturday to win the Lasallian Cup at St. Patrick.

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