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  • Lyon overcomes obstacles in record-setting Marquette career Nov 18, 2014 7:09 PM
    Like many college freshmen, Charlie Lyon had to make his share of adjustments upon his arrival at Marquette University in 2010. One week before graduating from St. Charles East High School, Lyon suffered a serious knee injury while playing goalkeeper in a club game.

  • Fire re-signs Nyarko Nov 18, 2014 12:00 PM
    The Chicago Fire announced Tuesday it has re-signed veteran midfielder Patrick Nyarko. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Nyarko was paid a base salary of $265,000 in 2014, according to the MLS Players Union, the third highest salary on the club.

  • Hollingsworth adds to honors at Wheaton College Nov 17, 2014 4:31 PM
    Marshall Hollingsworth made some history this fall. The former Libertyville Wildcat became the first College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin in league history to win both the CCIW Newcomer (2012) and ‘Player of the Year’ awards. Hollingsworth is the 21st Wheaton player to win the award since the conference began the honor in 1989.

  • DePaul soccer continues its historic run Nov 15, 2014 1:19 PM
    Basketball season is here, but alas, there are still fall sports to play and the DePaul soccer team and the Illinois volleyball team are representing Illinois well.

  • Fire signs sponsorship deal with Heineken Nov 13, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Chicago Fire announced a multiyear deal for Heineken to become its official beer sponsor. The deal includes renaming the Toyota Park luxury club the Heineken Second Star Club and renaming its group hospitality area the Heineken Terrace. The Fire is one of seven MLS teams to sign with Heineken. According to a report from Danny Ecker of Crain’s Chicago Business, the deal is worth more than $1 million a year to the Fire.

  • This week’s boys soccer Top 20 Nov 10, 2014 10:21 PM
    State champions Wheaton Academy and Hinsdale Central lead the season's final rankings. Fremd gets the No. 3 spot over Streamwood after defeating the Sabres in the Class 3A third-place match.

  • Boys soccer: St. Viator falls in 3rd place game Nov 8, 2014 5:18 PM
    St. Viator fell in its final match of the boys soccer season Saturday, ending a marvelous, memorable year which included an East Suburban Catholic Conference title and a Class 2A fourth-place state trophy following its 1-0 loss to Springfield at Hoffman Estates High School.

  • Images: IHSA Class 2A boys soccer state finals Nov 9, 2014 2:52 PM
    The IHSA Class 2A boys soccer state championship game featured Wheaton Academy vs St. Joseph Saturday, Nov. 8 in Hoffman Estates.

  • Wheaton Academy wraps up state championship Nov 8, 2014 6:55 PM
    Built around the considerable talents of its all-state striker Ty Seager, as well as a roster filled with several shining stars, Wheaton Academy finally lifted the state championship trophy following its dominating performance at the Class 2A final Saturday afternoon at Hoffman Estates.

  • Boys soccer: Saturday’s results Nov 9, 2014 12:53 AM
    Here are high school boys soccer results from Saturday, Nov. 8.

  • Boys soccer: Fremd blanks Streamwood for 3rd Nov 9, 2014 12:05 AM
    There may not be a Class 3A state title coming home to Fremd to conclude its 20-win season, but senior Zach Schoffstall sure made the most of the Vikings’ third-place finish Saturday. In Fremd’s 4-0 win over Streamwood during the state boys soccer finals at Hoffman Estates High School, the midfielder’s hat trick found its way into the record books in Class 3A, as his 3 goals broke former Viking Brian Hindle’s record of 2 in the 2011 semifinals against Naperville Central.

  • Boys soccer: Friday’s results Nov 7, 2014 11:39 PM
    Here are high school boys soccer results from Friday, Nov. 7.

  • Images: Class 3A Boys Soccer Semifinals Nov 7, 2014 11:19 PM
    Images from state semifinal games in Class 3A boys soccer at Hoffman Estates High School Friday. Streamwood lost 4-0 to Normal Community, and Hinsdale Central won 2-1 over Fremd.

  • Images: Class 2A Boys Soccer Semifinals Nov 7, 2014 6:47 PM
    Images from state semifinal games in Class 2A boys soccer at Hoffman Estates High School Friday. Wheaton Academy won 4-0 over Springfield, and St. Viator lost 4-3 to St. Joseph.

  • Hinsdale Central knocks off Fremd Nov 8, 2014 12:34 AM
    It might not have been the most convincing result, but only the final score line mattered for Hinsdale Central. Riding goals from Jake Semba and Mikey Usher, Hinsdale Central earned a priceless 2-1 victory to end the Vikings’ hopes of a state championship. The Red Devils (18-4-4) earned a spot in the Class 3A state championship match against Normal Community (23-0-2), which breezed past Streamwood 4-0 in the other semifinal at Hoffman Estates High School.

  • St. Joseph edges St. Viator on PK’s Nov 7, 2014 11:50 PM
    St. Joseph robbed St. Viator of a place in the Class 2A state boys championship match in the cruelest of fashions on Friday. The Chargers outlasted the Lions in a shootout, 5-4, to earn the 4-3 victory in a state semifinal contest at Hoffman Estates High School. St. Joseph (23-0-1) converted all five of its spot kicks while keeper Jonathan Rosales stopped Javier Romero in the last round to secure a spot against No. 1 Wheaton Academy (24-1-1) in today’s state final at 1 p.m.

  • Not a ‘Normal’ game for Streamwood Nov 8, 2014 12:20 AM
    Defensive mistakes never really sneaked up on the Streamwood boys soccer team this season. But those miscues flared up at the absolute worst time in the Sabres’ quest for a Class 3A state championship and a squad defined by allowing 21 goals in 24 games, amassing 10 shutouts and compiling 9 wins in which they allowed just 1 goal in each, met its offensive match Friday. The undefeated, offensive juggernaut from downstate Illinois, Normal Community, was every bit as advertised and the Ironmen, who were bigger, taller, stronger and more physical, cruised to their first state final berth with a 4-0 win over the Sabres at Hoffman Estates High School.

  • Wheaton Academy hungry for something new Nov 7, 2014 10:09 PM
    Wheaton Academy has been here before, but this time the Warriors broke new ground. Playing in its third consecutive Class 2A semifinal, Wheaton Academy finally won one to advance to the program's first state championship game, dominating Springfield 4-0 on Friday afternoon at Hoffman Estates.

  • Boys soccer: Scouting Streamwood vs. Normal Community Nov 6, 2014 8:04 PM
    Boys soccer: Scouting Streamwood vs. Normal Community

  • Images: Daily Herald Boys Soccer and Girls Volleyball All-Area Captains Nov 6, 2014 3:54 PM
    See the Daily Herald honorary All-Area Team Captains in girls volleyball and boys soccer for 2014.

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