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  • St. Viator improves to 7-2Apr 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    St. Viator’s softball team ran its record to 7-2 on Tuesday with a 6-3 triumph over visiting Prospect in Arlington Heights. The Lions staged a 4-run sixth-inning rally to pull out the win as senior Sam Hogan (5-2) picked up the win.

  • Oginni opens strong; Palatine impresses in West winApr 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Hoffman Estates senior Banke Oginni made quite an opening statement at the Mid-Suburban West girls track triangular at Palatine on Tuesday. Oginni has already earned three state medals the past two seasons in the shot put and discus, and she added to her accomplishments by taking first in the shot put at the Illinois Prep Top Times Meet on March 29 with a meet record throw of 47-09.5. The IPTT meet is considered an unofficial indoor state meet. Palatine took top team honors at Chic Anderson Field, with Hoffman Estates second and Schaumburg third.

  • St. Viator’s booming bats provide plenty of fireworksApr 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    The lightning detectors sounded twice at Palatine on Tuesday. But while there was no visible lightning in the sky, St. Viator provided plenty of sparks on the baseball diamond. The Lions used both delays to help ignite offensive fireworks en route to a 14-1 victory over the Pirates in five innings. “I actually thought the first delay helped us,” said Lions coach Mike Manno. “Things didn’t look like they were going to go our way early.”

  • Benet Academy’s Chris Makowski lays out to make the catch against Downers Grove North during baseball action in Downers Grove.

    Images: Daily Herald prep photos of the weekApr 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald Prep Photos of the Week gallery includes the best high school sports images by our photographers featuring volleyball, softball, water polo and baseball.

  • Palatine’s Jacob Niedzwicki fires one through the arms of Hersey’s defensive wall of Matt Torvik, Jordan Saeed and Bart Migus in game one of the boys varsity volleyball at Hersey High School on Thursday.

    Hersey edges out PalatineApr 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    Hersey’s boys volleyball team improved to 6-1 with a 27-25, 25-23 victory over visiting Palatine on Thursday in a matchup of two of last year’s strongest Mid-Suburban League programs.

  • The return of Mack Galvin, here competing in last year’s state tournament as a freshman, gives Rolling Meadows a promising outlook for the coming season.

    Scouting boys tennis / NorthwestApr 3, 2014 12:00 AM

  • Hersey wins key MSL East matchupApr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Hersey improved to 7-1 overall and 4-0 in the Mid-Suburban East after claiming a 6-5 victory over Wheeling, which was unbeaten in the division entering Wednesday’s matchup. Katie Lutz and Katelyn Emmerling each had 2 goals for the Huskies.

  • Palatine passes Barrington’s testApr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Palatine meet a strong challenge from a vastly improved Barrington team to take the early lead in Mid-Suburban West boys water polo with a 16-10 victory.

  • Elk Grove’s Taylor Leach delivers a pitch during Wednesday’s game against Glenbrook South.

    Fremd still fired-up at the plateApr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    It’s been cold the last two days for softball, but Fremd’s bats have been hot. The visiting Vikings outhit Mundelein 16-15 in a 12-9 victory on Wednesday that gave them their second win in as many days after belting 12 hits on Tuesday at Carmel.

  • Boys volleyball / Scouting NorthwestApr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Here's what to expect from the boys volleyball programs in the Mid-Suburban League plus Leyden, Maine West and St. Viator this spring.

  • Persistence pays as Fremd tops CarmelApr 1, 2014 12:00 AM
    Fremd’s softball team rallied back from three deficits in Mundelein on Tuesday to win its season opener 10-7 over Carmel. Trailing 7-5, the Vikings scored 5 runs in the top of the seventh to notch the win for senior pitcher Joanna Josten, who struck 10. Lauren Vanhavermaet (home run), Abbi Iuorio (2-for-4, RBI), Julie Josten (2-for-4, 2 runs), Tracy Welninski (2-for-3, 2 runs) and Molly Muhs (2-for-4, 1 run, 2 RBI) led the offense for Fremd.

  • Elizabeth Chick, a junior at Fremd High School, shows off her business product line of high-waisted handmade, beach-style denim shorts at the Young Entrepreneurs Academy’s Investor Panel Event earlier this month. The name of her company is OUTSPOKKEN.

    Teen entrepreneurs make their best pitchApr 1, 2014 12:00 AM
    Twelve high school students from the Northwest suburbs pitched their business ideas this month before a panel of eight real-life investors to compete for funding at the 2nd Annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy Investor Panel Presentation Event at The Cotillion Banquets. The students presented before representatives of some of the area’s biggest companies, as well as an audience filled with family, friends and members of the community, for the opportunity to win funding for their original business ideas.

  • Palatine rolls against SchaumburgMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    Palatine erupted for 25 goals with Omar El Hoffi (8 goals), Kristiyan Kalev (5) and Wally Kleinfeldt (4) leading the way in a 25-10 victory over Mid-Suburban West foe Schaumburg in boys water polo on Monday.

  • Prospect starter Mike Smith delivers against Hinsdale Central at Heritage Park in Wheeling on Friday.

    Shutout by committee for Prospect in season openerMar 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    Prospect’s baseball team opened its season with a 2-0 victory over Hinsdale Central on Friday. Mike Smith, Jim Kennedy and Justin Placko combined to blank the Red Devils. The trio allowed just 2 hits while striking out six.

  • Eventually, Palatine wins at The DomeMar 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    After dropping a tough 8-7 decision to Grant in the comforts of The Dome at Rosemont on Saturday afternoon, Palatine’s softball team got another opportunity to play a second game against Evanston in the 72-degree indoor temperatures. The Pirates took full advantage by rolling to a 12-2 victory for their first win of the season.

  • McElroy in fine form for St. ViatorMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Jack McElroy tossed 6 scoreless innings to help St. Viator’s baseball team blank Peters Township (Pa.) 5-0 on Thursday at the Ripken Experience in North Carolina.

  • Girls track and field / Scouting NorthwestMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Here's a look ahead at the upcoming girls track season from the perspective of Mid-Suburban League competitors along with St. Viator, Maine West and Leyden.

  • Girls soccer / Scouting NorthwestMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Here's a look ahead at the upcoming girls soccer season from the perspective of Mid-Suburban League competitors along with St. Viator, Maine West and Leyden.

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