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Honorable mentions: Fox Valley Academic Team, 2015-2016Fox Valley Academic Team honorable mentions, 2015-2016Last Updated May 19, 2016 8:21 AM
2015-2016 Fox Valley Academic TeamPosted May 19, 2016 5:17 AM
These 10 students have different goals, but one thing they have in common is a desire to make the world a better place. And they have the brains, drive and dedication to do so. Meet the Daily Herald’s 2015-16 Fox Valley Academic Team.
Baseball: Oswego East ends West Aurora’s seasonUpdated May 23, 2016 10:08 PM
West Aurora (12-18-1) saw its season come to an end at the Class 4A Metea Valley regional against No. 16 seed Oswego East 14-4 in 5 innings despite Connor Palmby’s double and home run.
Softball: Ruggles, Dundee-Crown topple Cary-GroveUpdated May 23, 2016 9:07 PM
Dundee-Crown won its first postseason softball game since 2011 Monday, defeating Cary-Grove 4-2 in the Class 4A D-C regional opener.
Girls track and field: Cary-Grove’s Freeman state discus champUpdated May 21, 2016 9:35 PM
Cary-Grove senior Nikki Freeman won the Class 3A state discus championship Saturday with a throw of 142 feet, 5 inches at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
Girls track and field: Kaneland ties Cahokia for Class 2A state crownUpdated May 21, 2016 9:05 PM
The Kaneland 1,600-meter relay team won the final event of the day Saturday, lifting the Knights to a tie with Cahokia for the Class 2A state girls track and field championship in Charleston.
Softball: Zdroik no-hitter leads St. Edward to 2A regional crownUpdated May 21, 2016 8:00 PM
Senior Lindsay Zdroik threw a six-inning no-hitter with 14 strikeouts and 1 walk Saturday as the St. Edward softball team defeated DePaul College Prep 10-0 to win the Class 2A DePaul Prep regional championship.
Images: Saturday at the State Final Meet in Girls Track & FieldUpdated May 21, 2016 7:29 PM
See action from Saturday at the State Final Meet in Girls Track & Field at O’Brien Stadium on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
Baseball: Elgin Academy wins 1st regional titleUpdated May 21, 2016 6:07 PM
Justin King threw a 1-hitter and Elgin Academy made the most of its only 2 hits Saturday to defeat host Holy Trinity 3-1 at Kerry Wood Field in Chicago to win the Class 1A regional baseball championship.
- Boys tennis: Jacobs dominates Cary-Grove sectional
- Girls soccer: Kaneland, Crystal Lake South win regional titles
- Boys track and field: Kaneland runs away with 2A sectional title
- Girls track and field: Kaneland in prime position to win 2A state title
- Softball: Cary-Grove downs Lakes
- Images: Friday at the State Final Meet in Girls Track & Field
- Baseball: Bartlett tops Streamwood; St. Charles North falls
- Boys track and field: Hoffman Estates ends Batavia’s streak
- Softball: No-hitter for St. Charles North’s Walters; Dundee-Crown’s Ruggles Ks 23
- Baseball: South Elgin falls to Batavia
- Baseball: Cary-Grove, Crystal Lake South share FVC Valley title
- Softball: Beatus pitches, hits West Aurora to another shutout win
- Baseball: Aurora Christian, Harvest Christian win regional openers
- Girls track and field: Scouting Fox Valley area athletes at state
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- Children make pine cone bird feeders at the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) class, hosted by Citizens for Conservation in Barrington. During the first part of the class, the children used binoculars to look for birds and count how many they saw. Their results were tallied and added to a global database as part of the international bird count. Tom Benjamin
- The Kaleidoscope School of Fine Art, 316 W. Main St. in Barrington, is holding a raffle of custom, hand-crafted, European doll furniture and accessories to help raise scholarship money for students. 3 Prize raffle drawings are to be held during the Art School’s Summer Children’s Art Show at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. The public is invited to view the unique doll-sets and/or buy raffle tickets at Kaleidoscope Mon.-Fri., 10am-5pm, Sat., 9am-1pm. For info, call 847-381-4840 or visit www.KaleidoscopeSchoolofFineArt.org Doug Jennings
- The Smart Arts Class at St. Mark's Day School in Barrington Hills celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday with a big celebration. The 4 and 5 year olds learned about the author, read and acted out scenes from an assortment of Seuss books, and dressed in the cat's red and white hat, red bow and whiskers. Dr. Seuss is just one of many well-known authors that the children are introduced to during the year. St. Mark's Day School
- Face N Time rocked Middleton's on Main in Wauconda on Saturday night with an all-electric show. Next up: The Gambler, 1232 N. Green St., McHenry on May 16 at 9:30 p.m. Come on out! k gerdts
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- Girl Scout Troop 40523 delivered cookies to the homeless at JOURNEYS | The Road Home in Palatine. The clients felt grateful receiving such a special treat. JOURNEYS | The Road Home
- Children look for birds as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). The GBBC is an annual event at which bird watchers of all ages count birds to get a real-time snapshot of where birds are all over the world. The local event was hosted by Citizens for Conservation in Barrington. Tom Benjamin
- Citizens for Conservation (CFC) volunteers started off the new year last Saturday by clearing brush from an oak woods owned by CFC. Dedicated volunteers have worked there for 5 years to clear invasive plants from the 6-acre parcel and have made good progress. Restoration has already begun on the site. Donna Bolzman
- Ned Zerwic and Ya-Ju Wang are our new physical therapy students interning at Cary Physical Therapy. They are in their second year at the University of Illinois Chicago. Brenda Law, Marketing
- Dancers from Haper College Dance and Pom team and from Summers Academy of Dance in Crystal Lake, helped instruct mini-routines and hosted fun free-style dancing on Feb. 15th for tweens ages 10-14. The next Hip Hop Explosion is on March 15th for $6. Janet Kay of from me 2 you photography
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- Baseball: Oswego East ends West Aurora’s season
- Softball: Ruggles, Dundee-Crown topple Cary-Grove
- Girls track and field: Cary-Grove’s Freeman state discus champ
- Girls track and field: Kaneland ties Cahokia for Class 2A state crown
- Softball: Zdroik no-hitter leads St. Edward to 2A regional crown
- Images: Saturday at the State Final Meet in Girls Track & Field
- Baseball: Elgin Academy wins 1st regional title
- Boys tennis: Jacobs dominates Cary-Grove sectional
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