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  • Softball: Scouting NorthwestMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Here's a look at the high school softball season ahead from the perspective of teams in the Mid-Suburban League plus St. Viator, Leyde, Maine West and Christian Liberty.

     
  • Baseball: Scouting NorthwestMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Here's a look at the high school baseball season ahead from the perspective of teams in the Mid-Suburban League plus St. Viator, Leyde, Maine West and Christian Liberty.

     
  • Rolling Meadows Coach Ryan Kirkorsky addresses the girls basketball team at Monday's village board meeting in Arlington Heights.

    Rolling Meadows girls basketball honored by Arlington HeightsMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Rolling Meadows girls basketball team was recognized Monday night by the village of Arlington Heights for its second-place finish in the state championship earlier this month. “Even though the lady Mustangs came one victory shy, we still think of them as title winner in the village of Arlington Heights,” said Mayor Tom Hayes as the team members were recognized.

     
  • Senior all-arounder Matt Swanson of Hersey figures to be one of the Mid-Suburban League’s top competitors this season. Here, Swanson spins through a vault effort during last week’s MSL East vs. West meet at Barrington.

    Boys gymnastics: Scouting NorthwestMar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Here's a look at the boys gymnastics season ahead, from the perspective of teams in the Mid-Suburban League.

     
  • Jennie Matz, 17, sits in her government class at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire. If they’ll be 18 by Nov. 4, 17-year-olds will be able to vote in the primary election. It’s the first time people under 18 have been eligible to vote in Illinois.

    17-year-olds eager to vote TuesdayMar 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    While many people will skip going to the polls on Tuesday, 17-year-olds like Jennie Matz will be thrilled to show up. “I’m going with my mom so I actually know what to do but I’m excited to vote,” said Matz, a senior at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire. Matz is just one of many new voters this year who can participate in the voting process because of the Suffrage at 17 law.

     
  • Wheeling High School Jazz Band named Grand Champion at festivalMar 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Jazz enthusiasts from throughout the Midwest enjoyed the Rolling Meadows High School Music Boosters’ 29th annual Jazz in the Meadows jazz festival held recently at the school.

     
  • Geneva’s Morgan Seberger is lifted up by her father, Michael, as the Vikings celebrate their win over Rockford Boylan at Monday’s Class 4A supersectional game at Judson University in Elgin.

    Images: Daily Herald prep photos of the weekMar 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald Prep Photos of the Week gallery includes the best high school sports images by our photographers featuring boys and girls basketball.

     
  • Rolling Meadows’ Jenny Vliet, center, shares a laugh with teammate Jackie Kemph, center right, and others as they watch a highlight video during a pep assembly at the school on Monday.

    Rolling Meadows honors runner-up girls basketball teamMar 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Rolling Meadows' girls basketball team presented its state runner-up trophy to school administrators on Monday for placement in the trophy case as part of an assembly to honor the team's second straight appearance in the Class 4A state championship game.

     
  • Rolling Meadows senior Jackie Kemph flies through the air past Whitney Young defenders in the first half of the Class 4A state championship game in Normal on Saturday.

    Second-place repeat for Rolling MeadowsMar 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    There are nights when, no matter how hard you try, the other team is just better. Saturday was one of the those nights for the Rolling Meadows girls basketball team. Not many teams can claim to be quicker and more athletic than the Mustangs, but Whitney Young was, handing Rolling Meadows a 60-44 loss in the Class 4A state championship game at Redbird Arena. It's the second-straight runner-up finish for the Mustangs.

     
  • Colin Williams of Elk Grove Village competes in the 200-yard freestyle during the boys swimming state meet prelims last weekend at Evanston Township High School.

    Piekarski, Barson, Williams share MSL swimming honorsMar 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Mid-Suburban League’s swimmers of the year have been announced — and two of them will have another crack at the same award next year. Rolling Meadows junior Jake Barson and Elk Grove junior Colin Williams were named as co-representatives for the Mid-Suburban East, while Barrington senior Sebastian Piekarski was chosen in the Mid-Suburban West.

     
  • Rolling Meadows Jackie Kemph and Sami Kay embrace as their season comes to an end losing to Chicago (Whitney Young) in the Class 4A girls basketball championship finals game in Normal on Saturday.

    Images:Class 4A State Championship Girls BasketballMar 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Images of the IHSA Class 4A girls basketball title game at Redbird Arena on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal on Saturday.

     
  • Rolling Meadows’ Jenny Vliet powers her way past Whitney Young defenders in the Class 4A championship game in Normal on Saturday.

    Title game appearance puts Meadows in an MSL class of its ownMar 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Rolling Meadows’ seniors capped one of the area’s most improbable turnarounds on Saturday night at Illinois State’s Redbird Arena. Despite their 60-44 loss to Whitney Young in the Class 4A championship game, the Mustangs became the first Mid-Suburban League girls basketball program to play in two state title games, not to mention back-to-back.

     
  • Rolling Meadows eager for Young rematchMar 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Rolling Meadows will not be getting a rematch of last year's Class 4A girls basketball championship game when it fell by 1 point in the final second to Marian Catholic. Instead, the Mustangs will have a rematch of their Dec. 7 nonconference game against Whitney Young. The No. 1 Dolphins defeated No. 2 Marian Catholic 60-20 in Friday's second state semifinal on Friday night at Illinois State's Redbird Arena to set up Saturday's second meeting with much more at stake.

     
  • Mark Welsh/mwelsh@dailyherald.com Rolling Meadows' Jamie Berry celebrates with Katie Shewmon after the Mustangs topped Geneva in the Class 4A state semifinals in Normal on Friday.

    Rolling Meadows edges Geneva, returns to title gameMar 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    There was no masking the resolve with which the Rolling Meadows girls basketball team played with Friday. Especially senior Alexis Glasgow. Playing for the first time with a custom made mask protecting her nose, which she broke in the second quarter of Monday's supersectional win, Glasgow scored a game-high 18 points and hit 7 of 8 free throws in the fourth quarter as the Mustangs downed Geneva, 51-43, in a Class 4A state semifinal at Redbird Arena.

     
  • Rolling Meadows’ Katie Shewmon celebrates with the rest of her teammates.

    Images: Rolling Meadows vs. Geneva 4A State Semifinal Girls BasketballMar 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Images of the IHSA Class 4A girls basketball semifinal game between Rolling Meadows and Geneva at Redbird Arena on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal on Friday. Rolling Meadows won 51-43.

     
  • Alondra Chavarria

    Girls basketball: All-area team, NorthwestMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Introducing the Daily Herald's Northwest all-area girls basketball team.

     
  • Well-rounded Meadows players measure upMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    While they have proved to be one of the top girls basketball teams in the state, Rolling Meadows also has to be one of the top teams in the classroom. The Mustangs sported a 4.59 GPA average (5.0 scale) and 4.98 weighted average for the first semester this school year. The eight seniors on the team take a combined 60 advanced placement courses. Not to mention, the eight seniors are playing a combined 19 sports.

     
  • Matt Acevedo

    Boys basketball: All-area team, NorthwestMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Introducing the Northwest boys basketball all-area team.

     
  • Rolling Meadows coach Ryan Kirkorsky encourages his team during the Class 4A supersectional against New Trier at Hoffman Estates on Monday. The Mustangs meet Geneva in Friday’s 6:30 p.m. state semifinals.

    Rolling Meadows repeats downstate marchMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    For the fifth time since 2008, the Mid-Suburban League East will be represented in the final four of the Class 4A girls basketball state finals at Illinois State’s Redbird Arena. Rolling Meadows, led by second-year coach Ryan Kirkorsky, has become the first MSL team in 38 years to make repeat visits to the semifinals of the tourney which began in 1977. The Mustangs (28-4) face Geneva (26-5) in Friday’s 6:30 p.m. semifinal followed by Marian Catholic vs. Whitney Young in the second semifinal.

     
  • Jalen Brunson of Stevenson and Sydney Smith of Vernon Hills are the Daily Herald All-Area honorary team captains for basketball in lake County for 2014.

    Images: Daily Herald All-Area Basketball Honorary Team CaptainsMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Images of the Daily Herald All-Area basketball honorary team captains for 2014.

     
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