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  • St. Charles North downs Leyden in openerMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Every season opener has a different feel to it. In the case of St. Charles North’s boys volleyball team, that different feel includes several varsity newcomers hoping to blend in with veterans Nic Cook and Jack Bujko.

     
  • Lake Zurich High School performs in the Varsity Flag Open Flag category during the TEAMDance Illinois 2014 Grand Championship in Peoria, Sunday March 2nd.

    Images: Team Dance Illinois’ Grand ChampionshipMar 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Team Dance Illinois' Grand Championship was held Sunday, March 2 at the Peoria Civic Center. The event showcases Illinois’ best dance, pom, drill and guard teams competing throughout the event.

     
  • Macahon’s 27 points pace PalatineFeb 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Led by Chris Macahon’s game-high 27 points, Palatine’s boys basketball team posted a 79-67 nonconference triumph over Vernon Hills on Saturday. Macahon had two 3-pointers while teammate Dondre Watson (13 points) converted three. Kyle Leber (8 points) and Matt Ulrich (8 points) each had two from long range while Justin Chaney (7 points) and Nolan Gavin (6) had one apiece.=

     
  • Harris, Hersey seniors prevail Feb 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    Hersey senior Morgan Harris converted four 3-pointers and all four of her free throws for a game-high 16 points as the Huskies topped visiting Buffalo Grove 48-37 in Mid-Suburban East girls basketball on Tuesday.

     
  • Vainisi helps Hersey steal a win Jan 30, 2014 12:00 AM
    When the girls basketball game between Hersey and Elk Grove began Wednesday night, Juliette Vainisi was not on the floor. By game’s end, she’d lit up the gym. The 5-foot-7 junior guard came off the bench to toss home a career-high 18 points and tie a school record that had stood since 2004 (with 10 steals) as the Huskies rallied past the Grenadiers 55-43 at the Ken Carter Gymnasium in Arlington Heights.

     
  • Prospect savors the flavor of bounce-back victory Jan 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Prospect’s girls basketball team was not all that thrilled with its play on Saturday at the 24th annual McDonald’s Shootout in Villa Park. “That loss to Wheaton Warrenville South (61-46) left kind of a sour taste,” said Knights coach Ashley Graham. So the taste of victory felt good on Tuesday in Glenview. Junior Taylor Will scored a game-high 18 points and classmate Catherine Sherwood added 16 as Prospect (17-4) topped host Glenbrook South 40-38 in the nonconference girls basketball game.

     
  • Chavarria paces decisive Leyden win Jan 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Leyden’s girls basketball team improved to 6-8 with a 54-35 nonconference victory over visiting Ridgewood on Tuesday night.

     
  • Foul line improvement serves Addison Trail Jan 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    One day after making only 2 of 11 free throws in a loss to Lake Park, it was accuracy at the charity stripe that helped Addison Trail’s girls basketball team earn its first win in the West Suburban Gold. The Blazers’ game-ending 11-0 run in the final 5:48 consisted of 11 of 14 free throws which secured a 51-39 victory over visiting Leyden on Saturday afternoon.

     
  • Wheeling wins Warren tourney; Fremd 5th at Montini Dec 28, 2013 12:00 AM
    With junior guard Hailey Dammeier scoring a career-high 20 points in a 56-46 win over Deerfield on Saturday, Wheeling’s girls basketball team won the Warren tournament with a 4-1 record. Carmel also went 4-1 but the Wildcats defeated the Corsairs 45-42 in head-to-head competition of the six-team round robin event in Gurnee.

     
  • Hersey gets it done Dec 27, 2013 12:00 AM
    Hersey coach Mary Fendley has guided the Huskies into their share of championship games at the Wheaton North Christmas Tournament.But never did they reach the final game the way they did Friday night. Trailing Lyons Township in the semifinal by 18 points with under 6:30 remaining, the Huskies rallied for a 65-60 overtime triumph.

     
  • Collins, Maine West advance at D-C Dec 26, 2013 12:00 AM
    Maine West’s all-time leading scorer Brittany Collins showed why she has earned that milestone as the senior collected a game-high 32 points with 12 rebounds to help lead the Warriors to a 50-46 victory in the opening round of the 31st annual Dundee-Crown Charger Classic Girls Tournament. It was Collins’ fourth game of the season with 30 or more points and the Saint Xavier recruit has a double-double in early every game this season.

     
  • Parker, Schaumburg advance at York Dec 26, 2013 12:00 AM
    Brendan Parker finished with a team-best 18 points to help Schaumburg advance in the winner’s bracket with a 57-48 victory over Brother Rice in the first round of Jack Tosh tournament play at York on Thursday.

     
  • Hohlweg, St. Viator taste victory Dec 22, 2013 12:00 AM
    Jessica Hohlweg said the game plan for St. Viator on Monday night was to get the ball inside. The Lions succeeded quite often and Hohlweg was often the beneficiary. The 5-foot-11 junior forward scored a career-high 15 points to help lead the Lions to a 47-38 triumph over Leyden in the first-round game of the 31st annual St. Viator Snowflake Girls Basketball Tournament in Arlington Heights.

     
  • Hersey aims high at Wheaton North Dec 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    Over the many years Hersey’s girls basketball team has been playing in the Wheaton North Christmas tournament, the Huskies have gained a reputation for always finishing higher than their seed in the 16-team event.This season, the Huskies won’t have a chance to do that. But they would love to equal it. Coach Mary Fendley’s squad, boasting a 10-1 record, is the top seed at Wheaton North followed by Downers Grove North, Willowbrook and West Aurora.

     
  • Proviso’s best effort sinks Leyden Dec 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    Proviso East girls basketball coach Ezra PridGeon stressed the importance for his Pirates to play four quarters in every game, regardless of the opponent. “We must play hard every second and every minute of every quarter,” he said. Everything seemed to click for the Pirates on Thursday night in Northlake. With 6-foot senior forward Tia Barlow scoring 14 points and 6-0 junior forward Jasmine Levy reaching double figures with 11 points, Proviso East used a solid all-around effort to defeat the Eagles 69-22 in the West Suburban Gold match.

     
  • Gunderson, Barrington get win No. 8 Dec 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    Barrington’s girls basketball team ran its record to 8-1 on Tuesday night with a 59-52 victory at Grayslake North. Senior Brooke Gunderson led the Fillies with 14 points while also adding 4 assists, 3 steals and 3 rebounds.

     
  • Conant stays hot, tops Viator Dec 7, 2013 12:00 AM
    Conant’s girls basketball team won for the fourth time in five games as the Cougars posted a 53-35 nonconference win over visiting St. Viator on Saturday afternoon in Hoffman Estates.

     
  • Leyden tops AT, nets tourney title Nov 27, 2013 12:00 AM
    Junior Alondra Chavarria scored 20 points and grabbed 9 rebounds to lead Leyden to a 44-30 victory over Addison Trail, giving the Eagles the championship of the Addison Trail-Fenton tournament. Chavarria, freshman Autumn McGee (6 points, 5 rebounds) and freshman Artasia Gusman (7 assists, 7 rebounds, 2 steals) were named to the all-tourney team.

     
  • Kuzmanic powers Wheeling’s win Nov 23, 2013 12:00 AM
    Wheeling junior Deanna Kuzmanic, who received all-state recognition following her sophomore season, scored a career-high 38 points as the Wildcats posted a 63-53 victory over the host team of the Niles North Thanksgiving tournament on Saturday night.

     
  • Chavarria (27 points) paces Leyden victory Nov 19, 2013 12:00 AM
    Junior guard Alondra Chavarria scored a game-high 27 points and grabbed 6 rebounds to lead Leyden to a 54-48 win in the opening round of the Addison Trail-Fenton Tournament on Tuesday night.

     
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