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  • Football: Week 5 scouting, Lake County Sep 25, 2014 9:30 PM
    Here's a look at Week 5 of the high school football season from teams in the North Suburban Conference plus Grayslake North, Grayslake Central and Carmel.

  • Lake County roundup Sep 24, 2014 1:01 AM
    Lauren Frericks served 3 aces, pounded 4 kills and dished out 11 assists on 25-of-25 setting, as Warren’s girls volleyball team defeated Lake Forest 25-20, 25-11 in North Suburban Lake Division action Tuesday night.

  • Lake County roundup Sep 24, 2014 10:39 PM
    Boys golf Antioch d. Grant: At Antioch Golf Cub, Dillon Kreutzer earned medalist honors with a 38 to lead the Sequoits (172) over the Bulldogs (190) in North Suburban Prairie action. Antioch also received a 41 from Branden Ward, 46 from Jason Mrkonich and 47 from Brett Mohr. Grant was led by Sam Saghafi’s 43. Grayslake Central d. Wauconda: At Stonewall Orchard, the victorious Rams (169) boasted medalist Michael Murdy, who shot a 40. Kyle Reynolds, Cooper Brunk and Michael Sisk each had a 43 for Grayslake Central.

  • Lake County roundup Sep 23, 2014 11:08 PM
    Cam Fragassi notched his second hat trick of the season, and Libertyville’s boy soccer team shut out Wauconda 5-0 in a North Suburban Conference divisional crossover Tuesday.

  • Girls volleyball / Lake County roundup Sep 20, 2014 10:39 PM
    With sweeps in all five of its matches, Wauconda won its own tournament on Saturday. The Bulldogs topped second-place Grayslake Central (25-19, 25-19) and third-place Marengo (25-17, 25-8). They also defeated Round Lake (25-10, 25-13), North Chicago (25-4, 25-5) and Lake Forest Academy (25-8, 25-17). LeAnne Sakowicz led the Bulldogs with 35 kills, 38 assists, 17 digs and 19 aces over the tournament. Sara Sexton added 24 kills and Kayla Wedl finished with 13. Catie Patralia rolled up 40 assists for Wauconda and also added 11 aces and 9 digs. Ashley Anderson led Wauconda in digs with 32. The Bulldogs are now 17-4 on the season. For Grayslake Central, Juliana Frusolone rolled up 71 assists while Taylor O’Neill and Allie Daul finished with 24 and 21 kills respectively. Dani Sentz led the Rams with 14 aces. Grayslake Central is now 13-12 on the season. Hersey Invite: At the Hersey Invite, Mundelein placed fourth in the six-team field. The Mustangs went 1-4, defeating Hoffman Estates, 25-18, 23-25, 15-13. St. Viator Invite: At the St. Viator Invite, Carmel advanced to the gold bracket and lost to eventual champion Timothy Christian, 25-22, 25-19.

  • Patient Park putts proficiently for Vernon Hills Sep 20, 2014 10:54 PM
    Justin Park had a long time to think about a long putt. The Vernon Hills sophomore refused to wear a long face, however. As he made the long walk back to the clubhouse when a rainstorm interrupted Mundelein’s invitational at Steeple Chase Golf Club on Saturday, instead of frowning, Park focused. He had lagged his putt 10 feet short on the hole on the par-4 13th when the rain came.

  • Three stars power Lakes past Wauconda Sep 19, 2014 11:50 PM
    On Friday, the Chicagoland area witnessed the start of our beloved professional hockey club’s training camp down in Indiana. And a hockey theme was also on display in Lake County at Polley Field on Friday night. A hat trick in hockey is when a player scores 3 goals. Host Lakes had three players achieve differing football versions of the feat in their fourth straight win, a 56-13 North Suburban Prairie Division victory over Wauconda.

  • Lake County roundup Sep 18, 2014 10:40 PM
    Boys soccer Wauconda 2, Grant 0: Karl Christ and Luis Mendoza scored second-half goals, as Wauconda captured its first win in North Suburban Prairie action. Max Bermann and Alonso Sanchez tallied assists for Wauconda (4-7, 1-3), and keeper Shane Purcell made 8 saves in earning the shutout. Grayslake North 3, Zion-Benton 1: Fernando Sanchez scored five minutes into the nonconference match, and the Knights built a 3-0 lead en route to the victory. Grayslake North (7-4-1 overall) also got goals from sophomores Jason Rhodes and Grant Nickolson. Seniors Denzel Mitchem, Zach Kottmer and Mickey O’Reilly had assists. “We gave a quality team effort from the start and managed to control the game throughout its entirety,” Knights coach Adam DeCaluwe said. “From the first whistle, we put Zion under a lot of pressure and they allowed us to create several really good scoring chances right away.” DeCaluwe also singled out the standout play of junior Cole Karabinus, senior Danny Wilson and senior defender Lucas Buckels. Lakes 6, North Chicago 1: Cam Beezley scored twice and added an assist for the Eagles in the North Suburban Prairie match. Sean O’Brien, Stephen Mogged, Foster Dore and Dave Milostan also scored for Lakes (4-5-2, 2-1-1). O’Brien, Milostan, Dore, Ryan Kelekian and Alex Rothermel also had assists. Warren 4, Lake Forest 3: Richie Flores, Jack McKearnan, Joe Haight and Ronaldo Garza scored for the host Blue Devils in a high-scoring North Suburban Lake match. Nick Haas had a pair of assists for Warren (9-1-3, 4-0). Dundee-Crown 2, Grayslake Central 0: Freddy Martinez scored both goals for the Chargers (9-2) in the Fox Valley crossover.

  • Plenty of highlights in the McNamara home Sep 18, 2014 8:53 PM
    Although Bill McNamara missed the “big game” in person, he found it just as much fun to watch on tape. McNamara is the head football coach at Stevenson. His team was busy playing a game against Warren last week at the same time his son Connor, the starting quarterback at Vernon Hills, was taking on North Chicago. The younger McNamara wound up taking part in a school-record 7 touchdowns in a 64-28 win. He rushed for 6 scores and threw for another.

  • Football: Week 4 scouting, Lake County Sep 18, 2014 9:05 PM
    Here's a look at Week 4 of the high school football season for the teams of Lake County.

  • Girls volleyball / Lake County roundup Sep 17, 2014 11:24 PM
    Grace Schofield’s big night helped lift Carmel Catholic’s girls volleyball team to a thrilling, three-set victory Wednesday. Schofield pounded 15 kills and served 6 aces, as the Corsairs rallied to beat host Glenbrook North 20-25, 25-19, 25-19 in nonconference action. Carmel (9-1) also got 7 kills and 16 assists from Morgan Meade, 4 kills and 13 assists from Grace Butler and 25 digs from Sierra Kepski. Taylor Luhr contributed 6 blocks, and Cate Halverson chipped in 3 kills for the Corsairs. Lake Forest d. Mundelein: The Scouts won 25-21, 25-14 to improve to 5-6 and 2-1 in the North Suburban Lake Division. Lake Forest was led by the setting of sophomore Ashley Amos (42 of 45, 23 assists, 1 kill, 1 ace, 3 service points), junior Emma Butler (8 kills), senior Jenna Dethlefsen (8 kills), sophomore Ashley Williams (7 kills, 1 ace, 5 service points) and the overall play of defensive specialist Mari Danneker (2.25 serve receive average on a 3 point scale, 1 ace and 10 total service points). Wauconda d. Antioch: Sara Sexton slammed 9 kills, LeAnne Sakowicz tallied 8 kills, 12 assists, 4 digs and 2 aces, and the Bulldogs won 25-22, 25-20 in North Suburban Prairie play. Wauconda (12-4, 2-0) also received 2 aces and 6 digs from Ashley Anderson. Stevenson d. Warren: The Patriots rallied for a 13-25, 25-23, 25-22 win in North Suburban Lake action. “Both teams battled pretty much point to point,” Warren coach Julie Filippo said. Warren (10-5, 2-1) was paced by Jenna Walczak (10 kills 7 digs), Kim Hengesh (7 kills, 3 blocks), Lauren Frericks (6 kills, 48-of-49 setting, 10 assists), Nicole Berzin (40-of-44 setting, 16 assists) and Lindsey Biedron (4 kills, 9 digs). Vernon Hills d. North Chicago: The Cougars cruised in the North Suburban Prairie match, winning 25-3, 25-5.

  • Boys soccer / Lake County roundup Sep 17, 2014 10:52 PM
    Boys soccer Vernon Hills 3, Wauconda 2: Sophomore Anakin Ruiz scored twice, as the Cougars won the North Suburban Prairie Division match. Ilya Kravtsev added a goal and an assist for Vernon Hills (6-4-1, 2-1-1), while Andre Szmyt also picked up an assist. Wauconda (3-7, 0-3) got goals from Teddy Kolarov and Luiz Mendoza. Christopher Fox and Giovanni Marquez notched assists for the Bulldogs.

  • Football / Lake County notes Sep 18, 2014 10:18 AM
    Austin Swenson played football, basketball and baseball in high school. Now that the former Wauconda star is down to one sport — football — he’s showing what he can do at the college level. Swenson put together a monster game for Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in a 74-68, triple-overtime win over Illinois College last Saturday night. The first-year starting quarterback was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference offensive player of the week after completing 37 of 60 passes for school records of 603 yards and 7 touchdowns.

  • Lake County roundup Sep 16, 2014 11:10 PM
    Mundelein’s boys golf team is on a roll. And John Lentz was rolling in the putts Tuesday, as his 2-under-par 34 led the Mustangs to an impressive 145 at Pine Meadow Golf Club. The performance was good for a 14-stroke victory over Libertyville (159).

  • Lake County roundup Sep 16, 2014 10:56 PM
    Iven Hernandez scored two more goals, and Antioch’s boys soccer team won again in North Suburban Conference Prairie Division action Tuesday. The Sequoits’ 3-1 victory over visiting Wauconda at McMillen Field improved their record to 8-2 overall and 3-0 in the NSC Prairie.

  • Girls volleyball / Lake County roundup Sep 15, 2014 11:49 PM
    Le Anne Sakowicz had 10 kills while teammates Becky Sidlowski, Sara Sexton and Kayla Wedl added 6 kills apiece as Wauconda got a 27-25, 21-25, 25-19 victory over Zion-Benton in girls volleyball on Monday. Sexton also had 5 aces and 5 digs while Ashley Anderson led the Bulldogs with 16 digs. Wauconda got 15 assists from Catie Petralia and 14 assists from Sakowicz. The Bulldogs are now 11-4 on the season. Libertyville d. Lake Forest: Libertyville improved to 12-2 (2-0 NSC Lake) with a 25-19, 22-25, 25-23 win over Lake Forest. Alex Basler had 15 kills for Libertyville while setter Liz Apgar finished with 33 assists. Morgan O’Brien had 16 digs for the Wildcats. Hersey d. Stevenson: Jori Radtke had 7 kills to lead Stevenson, which was swept by Hersey, 24-26, 23-25. The Patriots, who got 16 digs from Morgan Berland and 15 assists from Corissa Kurth, are now 6-9 on the season. Fremd d. Lake Zurich: Fremd squeaked past Lake Zurich, 23-25, 25-18, 26-24. Sophomores Lexi Gora and Hannah Sweetwood came up big for Lake Zurich, tallying 12 kills apiece. The Bears got 35 digs out of Mickenzie Andrews and 30 assists from freshman setter Kylie Dykgraaf.

  • Warren weathers Oswego East Sep 13, 2014 10:18 PM
    Warren’s boys soccer team built a big lead and then held on to edge visiting Oswego East 3-2 in a nonconference match Saturday. Goals by Nick Haas, Chris Travis (penalty kick) and Ronaldo Garza had the Blue Devils up 3-0 at halftime. Kevin Penarrita and Richie Flores had assists, as Warren improved to 7-1-3. Grayslake North 3, Antioch 2: The Knights rallied from a two-goal deficit at halftime to win the nonconference match. “Our boys showed a lot of character and composure,” coach Adam DeCaluwe said after his Knights improved to 6-4. “In the opening 10-15 minutes, we had a ton of energy and we were dictating a lot of the play. Antioch started to get some more control of things and put us under pressure from a couple scoring chances they created.” Iven Hernandez’s pair of goals had Antioch up 2-0. Sophomore Grant Nickolson scored the Knights’ first after he got the ball from senior Lucas Buckels. Buckels flicked in the tying goal, which hit an Antioch defender and found the back of the net. Senior Fernando Sanchez earned a penalty kick for Grayslake North, and senior Zach Kottmer converted for the game-winning goal. “We responded very well after halftime and found ourselves creating quality chances,” DeCaluwe said, “and playing a majority of the second half in Antioch’s half of the field.” Crystal Lake Central 1, Wauconda 0: The host Tigers scored in the second half of the nonconference game. Shane Purcell had 6 saves in net for Wauconda (3-6). Lakes 2, Grant 1: On Friday, Cesar Murua banged in the rebound of a Sean O’Brien shot with 45 seconds left to lift the visiting Eagles to the North Suburban Prairie win. Murua also scored the first goal for Lakes (2-4-2, 1-0-1) with Stephen Mogged earning the assist. Eagles keeper Jack Monson made 6 saves. The game was scoreless at halftime.

  • Dramatic finish favors Grant over Cary-Grove Sep 13, 2014 4:18 PM
    There was a lot of drama between the Cary-Grove and Grant girls cross country squads as they headed down the stretch of the 3-mile race Saturday morning in the Wauconda Invitational. The Trojans gave the Bulldogs all they could handle on the damp Lakewood Forest Preserve course, but it was Grant capturing the championship of the 15-team meet by an 88-96 score over runner-up Cary-Grove. Warren edged Crystal Lake South 103-104 for third place, while Lake Zurich placed fifth with 130 points.

  • Warren wins at the wire at Wauconda Sep 13, 2014 3:16 PM
    The race for the finish was close between the Warren and Crystal Lake South boys cross country teams Saturday morning in the Wauconda Invitational. It looked like the Blue Devils were going to have to settle for second place to the Gators as the 3-mile race at Lakewood Forest Preserve headed for the chute. But it was Warren that pulled out an exciting 68-76 victory in the powerful 18-team meet.

  • Lake Forest stops Wauconda Sep 13, 2014 12:14 AM
    Lake Forest 37, Wauconda 14: At Wauconda, the visiting Scouts won the North Suburban Conference crossover to improve to 3-0. Wauconda fell to 2-1.

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