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  • Tri-Cities girls basketball roundup Nov 20, 2014 9:51 PM
    Tri-Cities girls basketball roundup

  • Girls swimming / State meet scouting, Northwest Nov 20, 2014 2:09 PM
    The relay strength of Fremd and Barrington and the individual skill of Wheeling's Theresa Godlewski will make it an interesting weekend for fans of Mid-Suburban League girls swimming at the high school state meet hosted by Evanston.

  • Bartlett-Streamwood looking to make some history Nov 20, 2014 6:40 PM
    The Bartlett-Streamwood girls co-op swimming team has one goal in mind for this weekend’s IHSA state finals at Evanston Township High School. “We want to make a statement,” said sophomore Kayla Filipek. “We want to show we are a presence in high school swimming and we would like to get people to the finals. Nobody has ever done that in Bartlett girls swimming.” Bartlett-Streamwood has four swimmers competing in 5 events Friday. That quartet includes senior newcomer Kelsey Ostrowski, Filipek, junior Meagan Cummins and sophomore Brianna Cichon. Streamwood’s Allison Marsh is the alternate. Filipek, Cummins and Cichon competed at state last year.

  • Poor shooting fells Elgin Nov 20, 2014 11:18 PM
    If the Elgin High girls basketball team hopes to take strides forward this season coach Dr. Nick Bumbales knows his team will have to find a way to put the ball in the basket more consistently. It was something the Maroons struggled with on Thursday night in a 42-33 loss to Willows Academy in the semifinals of the Elgin Academy Thanksgiving Tournament.

  • Vernon Hills’ new look wears well Nov 20, 2014 10:53 PM
    Vernon Hills’ girls basketball fans won’t forget the careers of Sydney Smith and Lauren Webb. Opponents shouldn’t forgot that, despite the graduation of the two Division-I players, the Cougars still have a good team. They pushed their record to 2-0 Thursday night by crushing Glenbrook North 65-36 in the sixth annual Cougar Classic in Vernon Hills. “Yeah, we lost Sid and Lauren,” Monica Bahlmann said. “But we’re still amazing.” The 5-foot-10 Bahlmann led the way against Glenbrook North (0-2). She scored a career-high 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting from the floor, displaying a soft touch around the basket.

  • Glenbard North slows down West Chicago Nov 20, 2014 10:26 PM
    Glenbard North might not be the deepest girls basketball team around, but when the Panthers stick to their game plan they are hard to beat.

  • Rosary youngsters making strides Nov 20, 2014 9:36 PM
    Rosary junior Taylor Drozdowski is the kind of team player any coach would love to have. When Megan Conlin went down with a knee injury last year, Drozdowski shifted from the wing to become an undersized power forward. Fast forward to the start of Rosary’s season this winter. With four-year standout Quincy Kellett out for their season-opening tournament at IMSA, Drozdowski is again changing positions for the good of the team — this time to point guard. Drozdowski showed her versatility Thursday, scoring a game-high 19 points with 4 steals in Rosary’s 51-46 victory over Indian Creek.

  • Warren’s Papadakis is truly enjoying the traveling Nov 20, 2014 9:18 AM
    Warren's Nefeli Papadakis is enjoying where sports is taking her. So far, the journey involves all kind of travel for judo, and this winter, plenty of road trips with Warren's varsity girls basketball team.

  • Fremd intends to extend winning tradition Nov 20, 2014 9:16 AM
    Fifteen times the Mid-Suburban League girls basketball championship has belonged to Fremd. The Vikings won the league’s first four crowns from 1974 to 1977. There were also four in a row from 2001 to 2004 as the tradition continued into the new millennium. And it’s still going strong. In fact, the Vikings have dramatically won the last two titles, defeating eventual Class 4A state runner-up Rolling Meadows each time. Shooting for a third straight crown this winter, Fremd has been heralded as one of the elite teams in the state. The Vikes return a host of key players from last year’s 27-4 team.

  • Deichl paces Libertyville victory Nov 20, 2014 11:10 PM
    Becky Deichl scored a game-high 17 points, and Libertyville’s girls basketball team opened its season with a 53-45 win over Barrington at Hersey as part of the Buffalo Grove Thanksgiving tournament Thursday night. Claire Keefe added 12 points for the Wildcats.

  • Hauser in a good spot Nov 20, 2014 10:52 PM
    Jennifer Hauser might be only a freshman, but she swims with the ability and the poise of someone much older.

  • Girls basketball: Fox Valley roundup Thursday, Nov. 20 Nov 20, 2014 10:47 PM
    Girls basketball: Fox Valley roundup Thursday, Nov. 20

  • Korff helps distribute a Hersey win Nov 21, 2014 12:04 AM
    Annie Korff may be a 5-foot-10 forward who can produce big scoring games but that doesn’t mean she isn’t a skilled passer as well. The Hersey senior handed out 12 assists to go along with her 16 points and 6 rebounds which helped the Huskies past Westinghouse 88-31 in the opening round of the Buffalo Grove tournament on Thursday night.

  • Prospect mindfully tops Conant Nov 20, 2014 11:53 PM
    After a 12-of-24 performance at the free throw line on Wednesday, Prospect coach Ashley Graham discussed the issue with her girls prior to Thursday’s game. “She kind of reminded us about focus and not to over think when we’re at the line,” said Knights senior Taylor Will. “She said ‘Just let your body do it, it’s muscle memory’ .” The Knights sure remembered well. They made 11-of-12 in the final six minutes to help seal a 62-57 victory over Conant in the York tournament.

  • Fremd passes opening test against Elk Grove Nov 19, 2014 11:37 PM
    Fremd’s girls basketball team passed its first exam on Tuesday night at Elk Grove. Literally. “I think the strength of our team is that we can put any five kids on the floor and all are very good passers,” said Fremd coach Dave Yates The Vikings tossed the ball over all over the floor, many times in transition, en route to a 65-22 victory over the Grenadiers in both teams’ season openers.

  • Crystal Lake South dumps Streamwood Nov 19, 2014 11:29 PM
    Crystal Lake South’s girls basketball team improved to 2-0 on the season under new coach Mark Mucha with a 39-25 win over Streamwood Wednesday night at the Dundee-Crown Thanksgiving tournament.

  • Tri-Cities girls basketball roundup Nov 19, 2014 10:41 PM
    Tri-Cities girls basketball roundup

  • Girls basketball: Wednesday’s results Nov 20, 2014 12:37 AM
    Here are the high school girls basketball results from Wednesday, Nov. 19.

  • Girls basketball: Northwest roundup Nov 20, 2014 12:11 AM
    Senior forward Catherine Sherwood scored a game-high 23 points while teammate Brenda Kendziera added 12 as Prospect kicked off the York girls basketball tournament with a 57-52 win over the host Dukes.

  • Burlington Central rolls to another win Nov 19, 2014 11:34 PM
    While Burlington Central may still be working out a few kinks on offense with its leading scorer Samantha Pryor sidelined to start the season, the Rockets’ defense hasn’t missed a beat. For the second night in a row on Wednesday Central held its opponent scoreless in the first quarter. The Rockets went on to score the first 14 points of the game and cruised to a second straight win, 54-26 over Oak Forest in second round action of the Central Thanksgiving Tournament.

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