Football Focus 2014

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  • Boys soccer: Scouting the MSL Cup Oct 15, 2014 3:46 PM
    Fremd travels to Wheeling for the 38th edition of the MSL Cup in boys soccer at 7 p.m. Thursday. Both teams have overcome their fair share of obstacles to earn their spots in the league championship game.

     
  • Girls basketball: Kuzmanic returns to preps as Leyden’s head coach Oct 15, 2014 3:43 PM
    Stephanie Kuzmanic had an outstanding career as a basketball player. Now she hopes to do the same as a coach. This past summer, Kuzmanic was chosen to direct the Leyden girls basketball program. The announcement came only a few months after she finished her collegiate career as the Capital One Academic all-American “Player of the Year” for NCAA Division III women’s basketball. She was a first-team All-America selection with a 4.0 cumulative grade-point average.

     
  • Wheeling High School Jazz Band 1 will perform at Durty Nellies restaurant Oct 13, 2014 7:49 AM
    Wheeling High School Jazz Band 1 will perform at Durty Nellies restaurant

     
  • Barrington scores an MSL title, with Hersey close behind Oct 11, 2014 6:41 PM
    Although it was one of the closest team scores in years, Barrington still was able to net a 20th consecutive Mid-Suburban League girls tennis championship, posting 53 points at Schaumburg on Saturday afternoon to complete the three-day tournament. Hersey followed with 46 points for second place, and Fremd was third with 38, just ahead of Buffalo Grove (36).

     
  • Wheeling edges Hersey, repeats as MSL East champ Oct 10, 2014 8:53 PM
    Wheeling achieved its dream of reaching the Mid-Suburban League Cup by defeating visiting Hersey 1-0 on Friday afternoon to clinch a second straight appearance in the conference championship matchup. The Wildcats will meet Fremd in Thursday’s MSL Cup.

     
  • Live video: Wheeling vs. Prospect Oct 10, 2014 10:02 AM
    Wheeling vs. Prospect football

     
  • Exciting finish — and victory — for Prospect Oct 11, 2014 12:36 AM
    After Prospect won the most thrilling game of the season at George Gattas Stadium, 45-42 in double overtime, Knights coach Mike Sebestyen summed it in a simple four words. “We are not boring,” he said. No, the Knights hardly were as they twice came back from 14-point deficits to win the Mid-Suburban East football game on a frigid Friday night in Mt. Prospect.

     
  • Football: Scouting Week 7, Northwest Oct 10, 2014 1:09 AM
    Here's a look ahead at the Week 7 matchups of the high school football season involving teams from the Mid-Suburban League plus St. Viator, Maine West, Leyden and Christian Liberty Academy.

     
  • Common backgrounds and career paths for Wheeling’s Burns, McRaven Oct 9, 2014 2:59 PM
    Marc Burns and Wendel McRaven share more than a background as former standout cross country standouts at Wheeling. They've also got the present in common, as both are distinguishing themselves as coaches in the SEC.

     
  • Schaumburg earns share of West title Oct 9, 2014 11:55 PM
    The Schaumburg girls volleyball team clinched a tie for first in the Mid-Suburban West on Thursday night with a 25-23, 25-9 victory at Hoffman Estates. Senior Oyinkan Akinola put down 8 kills for the Saxons while Mallory Gerber and Lexi Ross each added 3. Schaumburg improved to 16-6 and 8-1 in the West, one match ahead of Fremd (7-2) and Palatine (7-2) with one to play.

     
  • Wheeling keeps hope alive, meets Hersey for East title Oct 9, 2014 11:17 PM
    Wheeling was a forgotten team during the first half of the Mid-Suburban League boy ssoccer season as others in the division stormed ahead of the reigning conference champs. But five straight victories have put the Wildcats (11-5-4, 7-2-1-22 points) on the brink of a second consecutive trip the MSL Cup, with only Hersey standing in the way.

     
  • Prospect passes key test against Hersey as Liva soars Oct 9, 2014 10:19 PM
    Last season, Prospect ended Hersey’s six-year string of girls swimming and diving championships in the Mid-Suburban East. This fall, it looks like Prospect has started a streak of its own. On senior night for the Knights at Wheeling’s pool, Prospect used a 1-2-3 finish in the 100-yard backstroke to pull away from Hersey 101-85 in the matchup pitting the top two teams in the MSL East. Prospect still needs a victory against Wheeling next week for an outright championship, but the toughest obstacle to repeat has been cleared — and in breathtaking fashion. Knights senior diver Dana Liva made sure of that, hitting all six of her dives on the way to breaking her own team and pool records with a 311.65 score. The lowest score the Wisconsin-bound standout received on any dive was a 6. She was awarded nothing below an 8 on her first dive, a back dive in the pike position.

     
  • Barrington takes aim at 20th straight MSL title Oct 8, 2014 10:52 PM
    The next few weeks will be intense for the Mid-Suburban League and other northwest suburban girls tennis teams as the postseason begins with conference tournaments. The MSL teams will compete at Schaumburg today through Saturday. Barrington (16-5) has established quite a reliable trend, having won the league title for 19 straight years. The Fillies have already gone 5-0 to secure the MSL West Division title and will be tough to beat as they go after a 20th consecutive overall league crown.

     
  • Hersey secures share of East title Oct 7, 2014 11:32 PM
    Senior Night proved to be a big hit for Hersey’s girls volleyball team at the Ken Carter Gymnasium in Arlington Heights. Providing some of the biggest hits were Liz Fuerst (7 kills), Caity Strozewski (6), Gabri Olhava (4) and Kelly Hill (3) as the Huskies posted a 26-24, 25-18 victory over visiting Wheeling. Hersey (18-4, 8-0) clinched a tie for its 12th straight Mid-Suburban East crown under coach Nancy Lill.

     
  • Palatine nets victory at Stevenson Oct 6, 2014 9:35 PM
    Palatine’s girls volleyball team traveled to Lincolnshire to start the week on Monday night and came away with a 25-20, 13-25, 25-2 victory over Stevenson.

     
  • Wheeling stays in East title hunt Oct 3, 2014 9:14 PM
    With the chance to squeeze the life out its division rivals in pursuit of a Mid-Suburban East boys soccer title, Rolling Meadows instead revived the chances of Hersey and Wheeling by dropping a heartbreaking 2-1 match Friday afternoon to visiting Wheeling. The Wildcats (9-5-4, 5-2-1, 16 points) survived a nervous final quarter-hour to earn a hard-fought victory, which draws them within 2 points of the Mustangs (8-5-0, 6-3-0, 18) with a game in hand heading into the final week of the regular season.

     
  • Palatine, Prospect win MSL divisional titles Oct 2, 2014 10:46 PM
    Palatine's girls cross country team won its eighth straight Mid-Suburban West title, while Prospect grabbed its seventh straight divisional crown in the MSL East.

     
  • Rolling Meadows tops Wheeling Oct 2, 2014 10:26 PM
    Jessie Ligenza and Anna Frantom gave visiting Rolling Meadows a 1-2 finish in the 200-yard IM, and they later provided a 2-3 finish behind teammate Erin Pletch in the 100 breaststroke as the Mustangs edged Wheeling 98-76 in Mid-Suburban East girls swimming and diving on Thursday.

     
  • BG claims MSL East; Hoffman grabs West title Oct 2, 2014 9:41 PM
    Buffalo Grove’s Kevin Salvano cruised to the title in 15:39 at the Wheeling triangular on Thursday, leading the Bison to their second Mid-Suburban East boys cross country title at MacArthur Middle School. Hoffman Estates topped both Barrington and Schaumburg to grab the MSL West crown.

     
  • Live video: Wheeling vs. Elk Grove Oct 2, 2014 8:37 AM
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