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  • Wheeling athletic administrator honored nationally Dec 3, 2014 7:23 AM
    A Wheeling school administrator is one of 10 education officials recognized nationally for service to interscholastic athletics. Stephen May is assistant principal of student activities at Wheeling High School. He was awarded a 2014 distinguished service award Tuesday by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. May has served Cook County schools for nearly 30 years. He has been a coach, dean of students and at Wheeling since 2001. There he has maintained the Wheeling Athletic Hall of Fame and a student spirit group called “The Cat Pack.” May and nine other award winners will be honored Dec. 16 in National Harbor, Maryland during the 45th annual National Athletic Directors Conference banquet. Awards are based on service, accomplishments and contributions to athletics. State athletic directors associations make nominations.

  • Girls bowling: Scouting Northwest Dec 2, 2014 9:07 PM
    Here's what to expect of the girls bowling teams from the Mid-Suburban League and Leyden this winter.

  • Will closer to record as Prospect rolls Dec 3, 2014 12:32 AM
    Taylor Will scored a game-high 25 points on Tuesday night in Mt. Prospect to help lead Prospect to a 72-38 victory over visiting Schaumburg.Will, a senior guard headed to Brown University, closed to within 5 points of becoming the Knights’ all-time leading scorer in girls basketball history. She made 10 field goals (three 3-pointers) and 2 free throws on Tuesday at the Jean Walker Field House, named after the coach who was in charge when Colleen Grant set the school record of 1,352 points from 1977 to 1981.

  • Barrington off to a fine start Dec 2, 2014 10:31 PM
    For Barrington’s girls gymnastics team, it was just a relatively low-key season opener — but the Fillies sure looked impressive. Barrington finished fourth at state last season, making its first appearance since 2003, and the host Fillies seem primed for another big run this year after opening with a 145.25-107.85 Mid-Suburban League crossover victory over Wheeling on Tuesday.

  • Strong start for new-look Hoffman Estates team Dec 1, 2014 9:10 PM
    Hoffman Estates freshman Allura Magsino admitted that it was a little “nerve-wracking” going into her first Mid-Suburban League match. “But I really wasn’t that nervous,” said Magsino, “because I knew my team was there to support me.” And if there were any worries about how the freshman would perform under pressure, those doubts were dispelled Monday night at Arlington Lanes. Magsino fired a 204 in the first game en route to a 561 series as the Hawks defeated Hersey 2,697 pins to 2,604 in a matchup of what should be two of the MSL’s top teams this season.

  • Fate smiles on Maine West in tournament finale Nov 29, 2014 10:00 PM
    Thirteen was hardly an unlucky number for a pair of Maine West freshmen on Saturday night. Allison Pearson and Jessica Riedl’s 13 points apiece helped lead the Warriors to their first win of the season on closing night of the Hoffman Estates girls basketball tournament. Hall of fame coach Derril Kipp watched his Warriors edge the host Hawks 53-52.

  • Meadows turns over a win against Jacobs Nov 25, 2014 11:26 PM
    Rolling Meadows’s boys basketball team got off to a great start in tournament play at Palatine on Tuesday. The Mustangs forced highly regarded Jacobs into 26 turnovers on the way to a 67-57 victory in their season opener.

  • Haas has hot hand in Hersey win Nov 24, 2014 11:57 PM
    Senior guard Payton Haas led the way to a season-opening win for Hersey. Haas had a team-best 18-points with a pair of 3-pointers as the Huskies topped Glenbrook North 63-60 in tournament play Monday at Niles West.

  • Barrington’s Jacobsen does it again; Fremd finishes sixth Nov 22, 2014 8:12 PM
    Barrington junior Kirsten Jacobsen made a tactical adjustment in the championship heat of the 500-yard freestyle during Saturday’s girls swimming and diving finals at Evanston Township High School. The two-time defending champ had previously won by making her move relatively late in the race, pulling away decisively over the last handful of laps. This time, the race was essentially over as soon as it started. Jacobsen got separation immediately from the rest of the heat and comfortably protected her lead the whole way to win the event for a third straight time.

  • Another fluid performance for Wheeling Nov 22, 2014 12:29 AM
    During a time out in Friday’s girls basketball game between Wheeling and Niles North, announcer Mike Burke informed the crowd of Wildcats senior Theresa Godlewski’s stellar ninth-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle of the state swimming preliminaries earlier in the day. Meanwhile on the basketball floor, things could not have gone more swimmingly for the Wildcats. Even the bench made a big splash as coach Matt Weber watched his club lead nearly start to finish in 66-34 victory in an opening-round game of the Niles North Thanksgiving tournament.

  • Best-ever Fremd team looks forward to finals Nov 21, 2014 11:33 PM
    In a big-picture sense, Fremd can certainly count itself as fortunate. After Friday’s girls swimming and diving state meet preliminaries at Evanston Township High School, the Vikings can look forward to all three relays scoring points in Saturday’s finals session. Grace Kneller and Erica King have earned individual point-scoring opportunities, as have senior divers Sydney Plichta and Sarah McTague. Some of the specifics, however, were not especially friendly to Fremd. “In swimming, 7 is not a particularly lucky number,” explained Fremd coach Andrew Kittrell. And that digit figured prominently in Fremd’s journey on Friday.

  • Girls swimming / State meet scouting, Northwest Nov 20, 2014 2:09 PM
    The relay strength of Fremd and Barrington and the individual skill of Wheeling's Theresa Godlewski will make it an interesting weekend for fans of Mid-Suburban League girls swimming at the high school state meet hosted by Evanston.

  • Boys basketball: Scouting the MSL East Nov 20, 2014 9:10 AM
    Here's what to expect from the boys basketball teams in the Mid-Suburban East this winter.

  • In Weber’s debut, Wheeling tops Maine South Nov 19, 2014 12:11 AM
    Wheeling four-year varsity members Deanna Kuzmanic, Hailey Dammeier and Hannah Dobrowski began their senior years the same as the last three _ a season-opening date with Maine South. But there was a twist. For the first time, they were celebrating a victory over the girls from Park Ridge. Led by Kuzmanic’s 26 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists, the Wildcats wasted little time taking command before posting a 50-42 victory in the nonconference girls basketball home win.

  • Girls basketball: Scouting the MSL East Nov 17, 2014 8:44 PM
    Here's a look at what to expect from the girls basketball teams of the Mid-Suburban East this season.

  • Green means go: Fremd floors it at Stevenson Nov 15, 2014 8:38 PM
    Those arriving promptly for the 1 p.m. start of the girls swimming sectional meet at Stevenson on Saturday afternoon were challenged by the volume of traffic around the school, as the Patriots were hosting a Class 8A playoff football which also featured a 1 p.m. kickoff. There was heavy traffic inside the natatorium, too — figuratively moving to the east, toward next weekend’s state championships at Evanston Township High School. Fremd was the most successful lane navigator. The Vikings won all three relays in pool-record times to win with an impressive 299.5 points, topping Barrington (221) and Stevenson (220.5) in the team race.

  • Girls swimming and diving / Sectional scouting, Northwest Nov 14, 2014 1:17 PM
    The Mid-Suburban League's top girls swimmers and divers wil put an emphasis on performance in Saturday's sectional meets in an effort to secure their spots in next week's state championship meet.

  • Zouras commits to baseball at Illinois State Nov 15, 2014 9:32 AM
    Hersey's Nick Zouras and Wheeling's Brenden Spillane have made college commitments in baseball, while Wheeling's Theresa Godlewski (swimming, South Dakota) and Deanna Kuzmanick (basketball, Alabama-Birmingham) also signed their letters of intent.

  • Girls volleyball: Northwest all-area team Nov 6, 2014 12:24 PM
    Introducing the Daily Herald's Northwest girls volleyball all-area team.

  • Boys soccer: Northwest all-area team Nov 6, 2014 12:23 PM
    Introducing the Northwest boys soccer all-area team, featuring players from the Mid-Suburban League plus St. Viator, Leyden and Maine West.

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