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  • Klein thrilled with 2nd-place finish Feb 22, 2015 12:06 AM
    The daredevil was on her game Saturday in Palatine. Wheaton Warrenville co-op senior Lenna Klein had a fantastic finish on the balance beam, scoring a 9.55 to place second during the IHSA girls gymnastics individual championships.

     
  • Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Friday’s results Feb 21, 2015 1:51 AM
    Results of area high school girls gymnastics meets for Friday, Feb. 20.

     
  • Naperville North’s Robert places eighth in all-around Feb 20, 2015 11:26 PM
    Coaches will often talk about their kids striving to get better and better.

     
  • Warren’s Basara an all-around success at state Feb 20, 2015 11:12 PM
    NIU-bound Emily Basara of Warren made her first appearance in the girls gymnastics state meet a good one at Palatine High School on Friday evening. The senior, competing in her only year of high school competition, managed to land the third spot in the all-around with a 37.825.

     
  • Images: State Girls Gymnastics Friday Feb 20, 2015 10:31 PM
    See competition Friday at the state girls gymnastics meet at Palatine High School.

     
  • Geneva in position for 1st state trophy Feb 20, 2015 11:32 PM
    Geneva made history on Friday night. But the Vikings will have to wait until late Saturday to determine whether they take home a second or third place trophy from the IHSA state girls gymnastics championships at Palatine.

     
  • Fremd in trophy position; Larock excels for Prospect Feb 20, 2015 11:27 PM
    Prairie Ridge co-op senior Rachael Underwood was second to none on Friday night at the girls gymnastics meet at Palatine High School. Underwood ,who finished third in the all-around her freshman year and second in her sophomore year, left no doubt who was the best this year, cruising to the all-around title with a 38.225. Prairie Ridge is positioned to win the team title, while Fremd is firmly in the trophy hund and Prospect's Maddie Larock took second place in the all-around.

     
  • Girls gymnastics / State meet scouting, Northwest Feb 19, 2015 3:26 PM
    Here's a look ahead to this weekend's girls gymnastics state finals hosted by Palatine, from the perspective of Fremd, Barrington and Prospect as well as other competitors from the Mid-Suburban League.

     
  • Jacobs’ Riedel overcomes the odds to reach state Feb 19, 2015 9:31 PM
    Broken bones are never a good thing. But in the case of Jacobs senior girls gymnastics standout Allison Riedel, bad was taken to another level. During the Fremd sectional her sophomore year, Riedel broke her foot — as in really broke her foot.

     
  • Top U.S. gymnasts to compete at Sears Centre Feb 13, 2015 3:31 PM
    The Secret U.S. Classic, a competition featuring some of America's top female gymnasts, comes to the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates on Saturday, July 25. Tickets go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 16.

     
  • Solka helps Prairie Ridge co-op win at Lake Park Feb 12, 2015 11:39 PM
    Prairie Ridge co-op junior Maddie Solka wasn’t even supposed to compete on Thursday night at the Lake Park girls gymnastics sectional. Solka, a Cary-Grove student, had injured her back in practice early in the week and was listed as doubtful for Thursday. But Solka ended up saving the day for the Wolves. Prairie Ridge was down to three gymnasts for the final event, floor exercise. Solka stepped in and gutted out a clutch performance in taking 10th place with a 9.3, propelling the Wolves to their fourth consecutive sectional title with 149.25 points in Roselle. Without Solka, Prairie Ridge would have finished with 139.93 points and missed the state cut. Instead the Wolves joined Geneva, Lyons Township, and Glenbrook South as automatic qualifiers. Fremd (146.25), Barrington (144.275), and Prospect (144.075) finished 2-3-4 at Lake Park and join DeKalb/Sycamore as at-large team qualifiers to state.

     
  • Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Thursday’s results Feb 13, 2015 12:22 AM
    Results of area high school girls gymnastics meets for Thursday, Feb. 12.

     
  • Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Wednesday’s results Feb 12, 2015 12:39 AM
    Results of area high school girls gymnastics meets for Wednesday, Feb. 11.

     
  • Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Tuesday’s results Feb 11, 2015 12:47 AM
    Results of area high school girls gymnastics meets for Tuesday, Feb. 10.

     
  • Focused Geneva takes sectional title Feb 10, 2015 11:20 PM
    Everything appeared to be going Geneva’s way at the midway point of Tuesday’s Glenbard North girls gymnastics sectional.

     
  • Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Monday’s results Feb 9, 2015 11:52 PM
    Results of area high school girls gymnastics meets for Monday, Feb. 9.

     
  • Mundelein’s Kehr comes through, wins parallel bars Feb 9, 2015 11:14 PM
    McKenzie Kehr had a painful memory from a year ago, one that spoiled her chance at a spot in the state meet. The Mundelein senior wasn’t going to let history repeat in Monday night’s Mundelein girls gymnastics sectional. So, Kehr, as the final performer on the uneven parallel bars, chalked up the best routine of the meet, a 9.45 that qualified her to the state meet at Palatine on Feb. 20. “I really didn’t want a repeat of last year,” Kehr said. “I just gave it my all. I actually tore my fingernail off in the middle of it and kind of stopped. This time, I was luckier. I was just pumped up with the team and wanted to make it there (to state), with the team.” Kehr was the runner-up in the all-around at 37.325 in addition to taking second on vault (9.55) and fifth on beam (8.925). As a team, Mundelein will have to wait and see if it will quality to state with an at-large berth, as the Mustangs finished behind sectional champion Glenbrook South (142.625). Mundelein (141.325) was second and Carmel Catholic third (141.125).

     
  • Girls gymnastics scoreboard: Friday’s results Feb 7, 2015 1:05 AM
    Results of area high school girls gymnastics meets for Friday, Feb. 6.

     
  • St. Charles earns at-large spot to sectionals Feb 5, 2015 11:44 PM
    St. Charles co-op exchanged hugs and high fives after finishing its fifth and final beam routine during Thursday’s York regional. The team had just ended their evening with a flourish, posting three of the five best scores on beam, which pushed its score to a 141.825.

     
  • Zurlo, Hersey a big hit as Prairie Ridge rolls to regional title Feb 5, 2015 11:45 PM
    Hersey’s girls gymnastics team and junior Alysa Zurlo made the most of their last chance on Thursday night while performing in their own regional meet. With an at-large berth at the Lake Park sectional on the line, the Huskies needed a big beam series in its last rotation. Zurlo delivered. She took second place on the beam (with a 9.2). That performance along with her teammates’ propelled Hersey to a third-place finish with 138.925 points. More importantly, the Huskies edged out Schaumburg for the final at-large bid in the Lake Park sectional by a mere .450 points.

     
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