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  • Boys soccer: Streamwood nails down first sectional title Nov 1, 2014 6:37 PM
    Donnie Sosa and the Streamwood boys soccer team could have hung their heads Saturday after allowing their first postseason goal. Instead the Sabres tied the game less than 2 minutes later and Sosa headed home the game-winner in the first overtime as Streamwood won its first sectional championship, beating Rockford Boylan, 2-1, at the Class 3A DeKalb sectional.

  • Boys soccer: Saturday’s results Nov 2, 2014 12:02 AM
    Here are high school boys soccer results from Saturday, Nov. 1.

  • Timothy takes second place at state Nov 1, 2014 10:00 PM
    Getting to the Class 1A championship match took more than grit for Timothy Christian boys soccer team.

  • Naperville North blanks Batavia for sectional title Nov 1, 2014 8:06 PM
    Batavia hadn’t been shut out all season. Naperville North goalkeeper Riley Wiest hadn’t started all season. Those two elements made Saturday afternoon’s Class 3A Bolingbrook sectional championship all the more captivating.

  • It’s on to the supersectional for St. Viator Nov 1, 2014 5:13 PM
    One by one, St. Viator has sent home those with higher postseason seeds in the Grayslake Central sectional. The trend continued Saturday morning, as the Lions met Marian Central Catholic — a club that had beaten St. Viator in conference play and thus earned a higher seed at No. 2. The No. 5 seed Lions (20-5-1) taught the Hurricanes a harsh lesson in revenge, scoring twice after intermission, and dominating the proceedings on the turf at Eiserman Stadium in Grayslake to earn a 2-0 victory. That puts St. Viator in in Tuesday’s Class 2A supersectional at Stevenson against Chicago Public League foe Foreman.

  • Timothy Christian advances to championship game Nov 1, 2014 12:19 AM
    Ben Lodewyk made a big penalty kick save on Tuesday to get Timothy Christian down to the Class 1A boys soccer tournament. He found another trick up his sleeve in goal on Friday at the state semifinals. His diving save during the penalty-kick shootout moves the Trojans onto Saturday’s championship game.

  • Lefevre’s cold-blooded goal lifts Fremd Oct 31, 2014 10:10 PM
    Fremd substitute James Lefevre came to the rescue. With 12 minutes left, the sophomore fired homer the game-winning goal to send the No. 3 Vikings to a 2-1 victory over No. 13 Highland Park. The victory moves the Vikes (18-5-1) into Tuesday’s Barrington supersectional against the winner of the Niles North sectional (New Trier vs. Evanston, Saturday).

  • Harper women’s soccer players net postseason acclaim Oct 30, 2014 8:38 PM
    A solid group of Harper College women’s soccer players were recently rewarded for solid seasons by earning all-conference and all-region honors. Freshman goalie Nicole Soderholm (Buffalo Grove) and freshman forward Danielle Reptowski (Schaumburg) were named first team all-region and all-conference, while teamates Kassidy Kushner (a freshman from Barrington) and Jillian Zelek (a sophomore from Elk Grove) were named to both second teams.

  • Fire’s Shipp ‘learned a lot’ Nov 1, 2014 5:16 PM
    Chicago Fire midfielder Harry Shipp started the season looking like a lock for MLS Rookie of the Year. He cooled off the second half of the season as he learned one reason being a professional is so much different from playing in college.

  • Time for Fire to give fans a title-contender Oct 30, 2014 2:10 PM
    Let's set the ground rules for the Chicago Fire's off-season right away. If the Fire doesn't sign at least two designated players this winter, fans should see it as a sign the club isn't serious about winning.

  • Boys soccer: Wednesday’s results Oct 30, 2014 12:05 AM
    Here are high school boys soccer results from Wednesday, Oct. 29.

  • Streamwood lives to play another day Oct 29, 2014 11:22 PM
    When Streamwood’s Donnie Sosa turned in a header 57 seconds into a Class 3A DeKalb sectional semifinal against Huntley Wednesday, the daunting task for the Sabre defense was clear. Hold on for another 79 minutes and 3 seconds and the postseason ride would continue.

  • Yunker’s goal sends Batavia past Benet Oct 29, 2014 10:55 PM
    Brandon Yunker was feeling very good on Wednesday night. The Batavia senior midfielder had good reason to be feeling that way as he scored the go-ahead goal with 10:05 remaining to help the Bulldogs beat Benet, 3-1, in a Class 3A Bolingbrook sectional semifinal.

  • Rockford Boylan ousts Crystal Lake South Oct 29, 2014 11:01 PM
    The Gators didn't have any quit in them. Crystal Lake South battled Rockford Boylan right to the wire, but fell 1-0 to the Titans in the first semifinal of the Class 4A De Kalb boys soccer sectional Wednesday night.

  • Tres, St. Viator blank Antioch Oct 29, 2014 9:04 PM
    St. Viator was seeded No. 5 in the Class 2A Grayslake Central sectional but the Lions effort appeared more like one of the top seeds. They scored three times in the first half en route to a 3-0 shutout over top-seeded Antioch 3-0 in Grayslake on Wednesday night.

  • Marian Central stops Grayslake North’s playoff run Oct 29, 2014 11:01 PM
    It was only the second time Grayslake North’s boys soccer program was appearing in a sectional game. The Knights would have preferred a different outcome Wednesday as they came up short in spite of a gallant effort. Third-seeded Grayslake North fell to No. 2 Marian Central Catholic 2-0 in the Class 2A Grayslake Central semifinal on Wednesday night.

  • Boys soccer: Tuesday’s results Oct 29, 2014 12:34 AM
    Here are high school boys soccer results from Tuesday, Oct. 28.

  • Boys soccer: Northwest roundup Oct 28, 2014 11:00 PM
    Rolling Meadows 3, West Chicago 0: The Mustangs extended their postseason surge by shutting down the Wildcats in Class 3A sectional semifinal play Tuesday hosted by Bartlett. Rolling Meadows advances to meet No. 2 seed Lake Park in an 11:30 a.m. Saturday sectional championship matchup. The Lancers stayed alive by eliminating the top-seeded team, Glenbard West, 2-0 in Tuesday’s second matchup at Bartlett. Evanston 2, Leyden 1, OT: The firth-seeded Eagles took the top seeded Wildkits to extra time before falling short in Niles North sectional semifinal play.

  • Sullivan, Naperville North shock Naperville Central Oct 28, 2014 10:57 PM
    Naperville North coach Jim Konrad has seen his share of fantastic goals over the years. On Tuesday he saw one that he called the “goal of the century.”

  • Lake Park shuts out Glenbard West Oct 28, 2014 10:23 PM
    With Lake Park’s defensive record it’s unbeatable when it scores, and that trend continued against Glenbard West in the Class 3A Bartlett sectional semifinal at Streamwood.

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