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  • Cary-Grove takes it to Crystal Lake South Sep 11, 2014 9:58 PM
    Down 5-0 to a very talented Crystal Lake South team in Game 1, it seemed like it might be a night to forget for Cary-Grove. It ended up being a night to remember for the Trojans. Overcoming a sluggish start, Cary-Grove rebounded for an impressive 25-17, 25-22 win over the visiting Gators in Fox Valley Conference Valley Division girls volleyball action in Cary Thursday night.

  • Thankfully, ‘The Decision’ for Brunson stayed on point Sep 11, 2014 3:31 PM
    The days of quietly making a college decision are gone. If you are a high-profile high school basketball or football player then there is virtually no secrecy to what’s going on in your recruiting process.

  • Girls volleyball: Fox Valley roundup Thursday, Sept. 11 Sep 11, 2014 10:22 PM
    Girls volleyball: Fox Valley roundup Thursday, Sept. 11

  • Scouting Week 3 Tri-Cities area football games Sep 11, 2014 10:13 PM
    Week 3 high school football previews for the Tri-Cities coverage area

  • Wheeling gets tough, completes comeback against BG Sep 11, 2014 10:17 PM
    Wheeling’s girls volleyball team was down by 10 points to Buffalo Grove in the third set on Thursday night. The Wildcats had been in a similar situation on several occasions this season and failed to complete a winning rally. But with a share of first place in the Mid-Suburban East on the line, the host Wildcats put everything on the line. The result was a stunning come-from-behind 17-25, 25-18, 25-23 victory, leaving the hosts tied for first with Hersey (both 3-0).

  • Waubonsie Valley makes chances count Sep 11, 2014 10:08 PM
    It doesn’t matter how many scoring chances you get in a soccer game. What counts is how many of those chances you convert.

  • Davis Cup a big win for suburbs, mayor says Sep 11, 2014 7:13 PM
    When Hoffman Estates Mayor Bill McLeod selected the players for the opening match of the Davis Cup tournament that opens Friday at the Sears Centre Arena, he also signaled the return of the “World Cup of Tennis” to Illinois after an absence of more than 85 years. “It brings incredible excitement to the area and impacts the entire region," the mayor said.

  • Slugger Stanton hit in face by pitch, leaves in ambulance Sep 11, 2014 11:41 PM
    Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was hit under the left eye by a fastball and bleeding from the face as he was taken off the field in an ambulance Thursday night. The Marlins said the major league RBI leader was being treated at a hospital for a facial cut. He was also undergoing X-rays and a CT scan.

  • Davis Cup at a glance Sep 11, 2014 7:34 PM
    Fact facts on the Davis Cup match betwee USA and Slovakia this weekend at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates.

  • Illinois loses point guard Abrams to ACL tear Sep 11, 2014 4:59 PM
    Illinois starting point guard Tracy Abrams is out for the season with an anterior cruciate ligament tear, coach Jon Groce confirmed Thursday. Abrams tore the ACL in his right knee during preseason practice. Surgery hasn’t yet been scheduled on the senior. “Tracy worked hard in the offseason to put himself in great position heading into his senior year, so he’s obviously disappointed and we are for him as well,” Groce said. “But Tracy personifies toughness; he has the heart of a champion and I know that he will only come back stronger from this experience when he returns to the court next year.”

  • Vega, Barrington handle Hersey Sep 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Barrington senior Andrea Vega had two individual victories along with legs on two winning relays to help host Barrington past Hersey 132-53 in Mid-Suburban League girls swimming Thursday. Vega’s solo wins came in the 200-yard IM (2:13.21) and 100 free (55.48). She joined Kelly Holmes, Alicia Han and Sara Kate Capel on the medley relay and Emma Barnett, Kael Ragnini and Emma Toth on the 400 free relay. Other Fillies event winners inlcuded Barnett in the 200 free (2:00.15), Capel in the 50 free (25.56), Kirsten Jacobsen in the 500 free (5:02.02), Emma Graves in the 100 fly (1:01.78) and Maggie Emary in the 100 back (1:02.68). Hersey freshman Olivia Kusio won the 100 breast in 1:11.26, and the Huskies’ Madeline Bovino had the top effort in diving (186).

  • Boys soccer / Lake County roundup Sep 11, 2014 11:04 PM
    After nine road games to open the season, Warren’s boys soccer team finally had its home opener Thursday. It was worth the wait for the Blue Devils, who edged Mundelein 2-1 in North Suburban Lake Division action.

  • Girls golf/ Lake County roundup Sep 11, 2014 11:05 PM
    Girls golf Carmel d. Highland Park: At Countryside, the host Corsairs remained undefeated by edging the Giants on a fifth-score tiebreaker, as both teams shot a 178 on the par-35 Traditional back nine. The tiebreaker was won by Carmel sophomore Natalie Linquist, who shot a 48. Alexa Amato’s 43 led the way for the Corsairs, who also counted Erin Kehoe’s 44, Kayla Ryan’s 45 and Eva Savovich’s 46. Highland Park’s Kelli Ono was the medalist with a 37. Carmel improved to 5-0, which coach Jill Franz attributes to the depth of her entire team. “We play all six girls, and at any given time we know we can count on all six of them to score for us,” Franz said. “It’s a nice cushion to have as a young team. I’m proud of the girls’ hard work and dedication.” Crystal Lake Central d. Lake Zurich: At Village Green, the visiting Tigers shot a 177 to down the Bears (217). Aine Mattera’s 43 paced Lake Zurich.

  • Naperville North stops Batavia’s streaks Sep 11, 2014 11:18 PM
    Eventually, Batavia was going to give up a goal or two, even lose a match. Naperville North was happy to notch both of those firsts against the Bulldogs.

  • Girls cross country: Thursday’s results Sep 12, 2014 12:22 AM
    Here are high school girls cross country results from Thursday, Sept. 11.

  • Boys soccer: Thursday’s results Sep 12, 2014 12:22 AM
    Here are high school boys soccer results from Thursday, Sept 11.

  • Boys golf: Thursday’s results Sep 12, 2014 12:22 AM
    Results of boys golf meets from Thursday, Sept. 11.

  • Boys cross country: Thursday’s results Sep 12, 2014 12:22 AM
    Here are high school boys cross country results from Thursday, Sept. 11.

  • Girls tennis: Thursday’s results Sep 12, 2014 12:22 AM
    Here are high school girls tennis results from Thursday, Sept. 11.

  • Girls swimming: Thursday’s results Sep 12, 2014 12:22 AM
    Here are high school girls swimming results from Thursday, Sept. 11.

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