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  • 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.

     
  • Solid Waste Agency hosting Trashy Fashion Show in Hoffman Estates Oct 29, 2013 12:00 AM
    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 postponedMay 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    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.

     
  •  “Pocahontas” is ready to set out on a new adventure, wearing a dress made from brown paper grocery and plastic shopping bags. Accessories include a belt made of felt and headband and earrings made with feathers from a school project. This outfit was designed by Sara Perlin, Lauren Rosenwinkel, Linda Yoon and Valentina Carrero, students at Fremd High School in Palatine. It is modeled by Valentina Carrero.

    SWANCC shows off trashy fashions Dec 6, 2012 12:00 AM
    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 Oct 27, 2012 12:00 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.

     
  • Arlington Heights Village President Arlene Mulder

    Mulder established girls teams with help from men Sep 9, 2012 12:00 AM
    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 7, 2012 12:00 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 12:00 AM
    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 12:00 AM
    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.

     
  •  Maine West’s Conor Hart, here driving against Maine South’s Alex Sir last season, is among the players to watch at Wheeling’s Wildcat Hardwood Classic.

    Boys basketball / Northwest holiday tournament scouting Dec 15, 2011 12:00 AM
    A preview of boys basketball holiday tournaments involving teams from the Northwest suburbs.

     
  • Boys soccer/Fox Valley roundup Sep 17, 2011 12:00 AM
    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.

     
  • Late burst lifts Niles West Sep 9, 2011 12:00 AM
    For nearly three full quarters Niles West was stymied by host Maine West on Friday night in their Central Suburban League football match-up. The Wolves were eventually able to overcome their offensive struggles, and the 6-0 deficit they faced at the start of the fourth quarter, to defeat the Warriors 14-6.

     
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  •  Niles West coach Bob Williams, left, and Schaumburg coach Matt Walsh talk before Wednesday’s New Trier sectional semifinal game.

    Schaumburg knows the road to success Mar 10, 2011 12:00 AM
    Schaumburg's boys basketball team has gotten used to making trips to the North Shore for postseason games the last two weeks. Plus other news and notes from the New Trier sectional.

     
  •  Schaumburg’s Kyle Bolger drives to the basket against Niles West during Wednesday’s sectional semifinal at New Trier.

    Sizzling start fuels Schaumburg Mar 9, 2011 12:00 AM
    Schaumburg had the kind of amazing start that would have finished most teams. Niles West had other ideas after giving up 22 of the first 24 points of Wednesday night’s Class 4A New Trier boys basketball sectional semifinal in Winnetka.

     
  • One special win for Schaumburg Mar 9, 2011 12:00 AM
    Three years ago, Brandon Bolger was a Daily Herald All-Area guard helping a Schaumburg team coached by Bob Williams to a boys basketball sectional final. On Wednesday night, Schaumburg sophomore Kyle Bolger was trying to prevent Williams’ Niles West team from reaching a sectional title game.

     
  • Schaumburg-Niles West an intriguing matchup Mar 8, 2011 12:00 AM
    Ten years after Schaumburg’s greatest moment as a boys basketball program comes one of its most intriguing games. Second-year Niles West coach Bob Williams gets his first shot at some old friends and the program he led to a 2001 Class AA state title and three Elite Eight berths in today’s 7:30 p.m. 4A New Trier sectional semifinal in Winnetka.

     
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  • The Lake Park Lancettes open dance team performs “Wavin' Flag,” which they will reprise in Peoria.

    Suburban high schools flock to TeamDance championships in Peoria Mar 6, 2011 12:00 AM
    Poms, flag teams and dancers from more than 100 high schools throughout Illinois are converging on the Peoria Civic Center today for one of prep sports' most colorful state championships. But if you think “best in poms” means a traditional halftime routine, think again. Just the name of the sanctioning organization — TeamDance Illinois — reflects the trend. In all, more than 2,000 students will be competing, as they showcase the best dance, flag and poms routines from throughout the state.

     
  • Who’s competing Mar 6, 2011 12:00 AM
    Who will be competing in the Team Dance Illinois championships on Sunday in Peoria.

     
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