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  • Fremd wins first matchup with Barrington Jan 9, 2015 12:00 AM
    Fremd and Barrington renewed a bit of a growing rivalry on Thursday night. Last year the Vikings and Fillies finished 1-2 in the Mid-Suburban League. Soon after, Fremd was third at the state meet, followed by the Fillies in fourth. This season, Fremd (147.55) and Barrington (145.25) have hit the second- and third-best scores in state behind Prairie Ridge (148.0). On a cold Thursday, the Vikings and Fillies met for the first of a potential four meetings, provided both teams advance to another state finals appearance. Fremd took round one, scoring a 144.9-142.6 Mid-Suburban League West triangular victory at Barrington. Hoffman Estates finished third with 121.75 points.

     
  • 2014-2015 Northwest Suburban Leadership Team Jan 7, 2015 2:54 PM
    They tutor young children, raise money for causes close to their hearts and most important, they believe in a life of service. They are the Northwest suburban winners of the 2014-15 Daily Herald Leadership Team, the most remarkable high school students in the Northwest suburbs.

     
  • Northwest Suburban Leadership Team honorable mentions Jan 8, 2015 1:01 PM
    Northwest Suburban Leadership Team honorable mentions, 2014-2015

     
  • Images: Fremd vs. Prospect, girls basketball Jan 6, 2015 10:20 PM
    The Fremd High School girls basketball team hosted Prospect High School on Tuesday, January 6, in Palatine.

     
  • Fremd blasts past Prospect Jan 6, 2015 11:59 PM
    Fremd’s girls basketball players couldn’t have had a better time on the team’s road trip to Arizona for four games in December. “It was a great trip,” said Fremd coach Dave Yates. whose state-ranked team went 3-1 in Phoenix. “The kids had a blast.” The Vikings were still having a blast on Tuesday night playing their first game back in Illinois. Going up against the area’s final undefeated team in Prospect, Fremd took the lead for good at 18-17 early in the second quarter en route to a 76-45 triumph over the visiting Knights (14-1), who were coming off their first championship in the Dundee-Crown Charger Classic.

     
  • Calendar shows potential of children born with Down syndrome Jan 5, 2015 11:00 AM
    A new calendar published by Schaumburg-based UPS for DownS is turning heads, and not just because of its beautiful portraits. A closer look reveals short profiles, which pack a powerful punch. “I wanted people to be surprised,” says Shannon Denna, a math teacher at Fremd High School, whose middle child, 5-year old Riley, was born with Down syndrome.

     
  • Fremd to showcase top girls basketball talent Jan 5, 2015 6:00 PM
    Fremd girls basktball coach Dave Yates has one of the best girls basketball teams in the state this season. This weekend, he has invited some of the other best in this state and a few from bordering Indiana to participate in the Chicagoland Invitational Showcase 2015 in Palatine. Among the teams are Whitney Young and Heritage Chrstian, ranked No. 12 and 20 respectively in the ESPNW Power 25 National Rankings. Fremd and Montini also spent some time in this poll earlier in the season.

     
  • Family, former students remember Dist. 15 trustee Richard Bokor Jan 4, 2015 10:09 PM
    Richard Bokor, a longtime Fremd High School teacher and District 15 school board trustee, died Sunday morning of complications from colon cancer, according to his family. Peggy Babcock, the Dist. 15 board president and Bokor’s friend, was overcome with emotion when speaking about what kind of person Bokor was. “His life was education,” Babcock said. “He cared deeply for the students and the community and he will be sorely missed.”

     
  • WW South cuts Ewoldt competition down to size Dec 27, 2014 8:38 PM
    They are known in the room as the chainshaw group, this trio of Ben Flores, Qarin Johnnic and Andrew Ives. And they helped shred the competition Saturday afternoon for host Wheaton Warrenville South, who lifted the championship trophy at the 39th Ed Ewoldt Wrestling Invitational. Flores, Johnnic and Ives earned their second consecutive individual crowns, and Aaron Schliesmann (120) and George Beck (220) joined their team mates atop the podium as the Tigers made it two team titles in a row after outscoring runnerup Fremd 221.50-189.

     
  • Fremd edges Naperville Central for third at Wheeling Dec 27, 2014 10:32 PM
    If Fremd wants fluidity, composure, rebounding, clutch shooting and general hard knocks as part of its basketball personality, well, then the Vikings really found themselves at the Wildcat Hardwood Classic at Wheeling. Fremd’s 53-44 win Saturday night over a talented Naperville Central team for third place in this rugged field showed the Vikings they are ready for whatever else is to come this season.

     
  • Lake Park keeps its guard up against Fremd Dec 26, 2014 10:38 PM
    Lake Park doubled down on Fremd in the semifinals of the 37th annual Wheeling Hardwood Classic on Friday night. After losing to Fremd earlier this season, Lake Park decided to double-team the Fremd guards when they had possession in the front court. The Lancers were successful in frustrating Fremd’s offense, and keeping the Vikings away from the basket to earn a 47-40 victory. Lake Park (13-2) will meet Notre Dame in Saturday’s title game at 8:45 p.m. It will be the Lancers’ first trip to the Hardwood finals since 2004, when they won the title for a second straight year.

     
  • Images: Lake Park vs. Fremd boys basketball Dec 26, 2014 10:54 PM
    Lake Park faced Fremd in boys basketball semifinal action on Friday, Dec. 26 at the Wheeling tournament.

     
  • Girls basketball: Week 4 MVP Dec 25, 2014 1:01 AM
    Benet senior Emily Eshoo has earned Daily Herald girls basketball MVP honors for her recent performances, including a 25-point effort to help the Redwings earn a tournament triumph.

     
  • An intense victory for Fremd Dec 23, 2014 9:04 PM
    Those watching Fremd and Niles North battling each other for 32 minutes in the Wheeling Wildcat Hardwood Classic Tuesday couldn’t help but be reminded of similar matchups between Fremd and the Bob Williams-coached Schaumburg teams of a decade ago. The teams contested every possession like the state title was on the line, and Fremd responded like the defending tournament champion it is with a 61-58 quarterfinal victory. Fremd’s semifinal opponent Friday will be Lake Park, a winner over Libertyville earlier Tuesday.

     
  • Images: Fremd vs. Niles North, boys basketball Dec 23, 2014 8:02 PM
    Fremd faced Niles North at the Wheeling varsity boys basketball tournament Monday night, Dec. 23.

     
  • Fremd wins divisional title in Arizona Dec 23, 2014 12:12 AM
    The Mid-Suburban League’s first girls basketball team to board an airplane for competition will be returning home in high spirits. Fremd won the third-place game of the Vesper Division of the Nike Tournament of Champions on Monday in Phoenix, Ariz. The Vikings (13-2) topped McClatchy High School (Ca.) 65-38.

     
  • Bench boost helps Fremd past Dundee-Crown Dec 23, 2014 10:46 AM
    Make no mistake, Fremd is a complete team — inside game, outside game, defense, rebounding. And its bench. Especially its bench. And boy, did the Vikings ever need it Monday afternoon at Wheeling in its 51-37 first-round win over Dundee-Crown at the Wildcat Hardwood Classic.

     
  • Out-of-state setback for Fremd Dec 21, 2014 12:44 AM
    Fremd’s girls basketball team suffered its first loss in the Nike Tournament of Champions on Saturday in Phoenix, Arizona. The Vikings dropped a 67-56 decision to Horizon High school of Colorado in the semifinals of the Desper Division.

     
  • Plichta, Fremd beaming after New Trier victory Dec 20, 2014 7:41 PM
    A standout team effort on the balance beam helped Fremd's girls gymnastics team win the New Trier Holiday Invite for the third straight year with a 144.55, while Carmel Catholic finished in the second spot (142.725) and host New Trier placed third (142.35) in Winnetka on Saturday.

     
  • Energy, outcome favors Fremd against Barrington Dec 19, 2014 10:31 PM
    It was easy to spot Fremd boys swimming coach Kristen Newby on Friday night. She was the high-energy one with the big grin on the deck of her school’s pool, as she seemingly pep-talked every member of her team as its Mid-Suburban League West showdown with visiting Barrington unfolded. She had every right to be enthusiastic. As the meet wore on, she knew the score, literally and figuratively — her squad had a good chance to defeat the Broncos and in the process win the biggest dual of the young Mid-Suburban West season. Newby was still all smiles when it was over, as the Vikings swam away with a 104-82 victory, to head into the holiday break with perhaps an unexpected gift.

     
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