Friday, February 1, 2013
Highland Park will take on Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Cary-Grove, Deerfield, Highland Park, Lake Forest, Lake Zurich, Palatine and Stevenson.
Friday, February 1
The Highland Park High School wrestling team will compete in an important meet at Lake Zurich on Saturday, Feb. 2. The top three individuals will advance into sectionals at Barrington next weekend, and the team champion will head to the dual-team sectional, the Daily Herald reports. Highland Park High School will face off against Barrington, Buffalo Grove, Cary-Grove, Deerfield, Lake Forest, Lake Zurich, Palatine and Stevenson. The state individual tournament will be held Feb. 14-16 in Champaign, while the dual-team state tournament is scheduled for Feb. 23 in Bloomington. The Feb. 2 meet starts at 9 a.m.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
With more than 8,000 votes cast, see who took this week's honor as Athlete of the Week
After more than 8,000 votes were cast, Deerfield's Artie Bess was named Patch Athlete of the Week. Bess took third place in the 220-pound division at the Class 3A wrestling state championships last weekend. Bess beat Mt. Carmel junior David Denne 3-1 in the third-place match and finished the season with a record of 40-2. He garnered 5,079 votes, or 61 percent. HONORABLE MENTION Lauren Kriz, senior, girl’s basketball, Loyola Academy – Kriz tallied 14 points and 10 rebounds in the Ramblers’ 46-31 win over Evanston in the Class 4A Evanston Regional finals. The Ramblers moved to 23-7 on the season and defeated Evanston for the second time this season. Andrew McAuliffe, junior, boy’s basketball, Glenbrook North – McAuliffe seems to be …
Monday, February 13, 2012
Nominees for Athlete of the Week: Maine South's Jacqui Grant, New Trier's M.J. Pritchard, Evanston's Terrell Farmby, Deerfield's Christine Stitcher and Niles North's Karol Mlynarski
More than 48,000 ballots were received last week and North Shore Country Day's Austin Curren came out on top, winning Athlete of the Week. The nominees for North Shore Patch Athlete of the Week, Feb. 6 - Feb. 12: Christine Stitcher, junior, girls gymnastics, Deerfield – Stitcher qualified for the state meet for the second year in a row. The Deerfield junior recorded a 36.825 in the all-around and also qualified in floor and uneven bars at the Niles North Sectional. The state meet will be held next week at Palatine High School. M.J. Pritchard, junior, wrestling, New Trier – Pritchard qualified for the wrestling state championships by taking third place in the 113-pound division of the Class 3A Barrington Sectional. Pritchard defeated …
Monday, February 6, 2012
This week's nominees for Athlete of the Week: Evanston's Leonard Garron, Glenbrook South's Olivia Smoliga, Maine West's Jordan Pessah, Niles West's Molly Kleppin, and North Shore Country Day's Austin Curren.
More than 1,480 ballots were cast in last week's competition and Maine West's Brittany Collins was named the Patch Athlete of the Week. The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, Jan. 29 - Feb. 5: Austin Curren, junior, boys basketball, North Shore Country Day – Curren has had point totals of 25, 28 and 32 points in three conference wins for the Raiders. During that time he’s shot 67 percent from the field (29/43) and has turned the ball over only five times. Curren is also averaging 5.5 rebounds per game. Molly Kleppin, junior, girls basketball, Niles West - Kleppin led the Wolves with 15 points in a tough win against Maine South. Niles West clinched at least a share of the CSL South championship last week. Kleppin scored nine of her 15 …
Monday, January 30, 2012
The nominees for Athlete of the Week: Glenbrook North's Jim McPike, Niles West's Dashae Shumate, Maine West's Brittany Collins, New Trier's Sam Stoddart and Maine South's Michael Zadlo.
More than 71,000 votes were cast in last week's contest and Niles West's Ryan Miller was voted Athlete of the Week. The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, Jan. 23 - Jan. 29: Jim McPike, senior, wrestling, Glenbrook North – McPike took the conference championship in the 170-pound division. The senior from Glenbrook North pinned New Trier’s Luke Hidder in the second period of the conference finals to claim the championship. The win moved McPike to 19-5 on the year. Dashae Shumate, sophomore, girls basketball, Niles West – Shumate made the game-winning layup for Niles West against Maine South last week. Her two points as time expired gave the Wolves a 42-41 win. Shumate had 12 points in the victory and helped Niles West move into first …
Thursday, July 21, 2011
This week's Patch Portrait series also features Wilmette's piano man and Morton Grove's Lady Violet.
This week's Patch Portrait series also features Wilmette's piano man and Morton Grove's Lady Violet. The words humble, influential and successful do not even begin to describe former Glenbrook North football, wrestling and baseball coach Harold "Sam Samorian." A Rockford native, Samorian graduated from Rockford East High School before attending Drake and Illinois State University. After time spent in the Army, Samorian earned his degree from ISU in 1955 and began his teaching career in central Illinois before moving to Northbrook in 1958. Samorian's first year as head football coach came in 1964, and ten years later, he led the Spartans to their first-ever Class 5A State Championship, upsetting heavily favored East St. Louis, 19-13, in …
Monday, February 7, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Monday Feb. 7.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: Skokie Man Rescues Neighbor Suffocating in Car Red Light Camera Exposes Dangerous Driving at Intersection Rashard Mendenhall Stars in NFL's Big Show VIDEO: Seven Deerfield Wrestlers Advance to Sectionals