Author Archive: RVP Editor

Here’s to your Irish spirit!

Here’s to your Irish spirit!

  Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley (left) and St. Patrick’s Day Parade Chair Jim O’Connor (right) hoist a glass with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, who came to town for the Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 10 . Elmhurst is becoming the governor’s regular stop during the season of […]


Panhellenic Assn. holds annual fashion fundraiser

Panhellenic Assn. holds annual fashion fundraiser

Scholarship applications due March 12 By Marisa Mancini For The Elmhurst Independent Wild for Fashion, Elmhurst Panhellenic Association’s annual fundraising fashion show took place Friday evening, February 16, 2018 at the Hyatt Lodge in Oak Brook, Illinois.  Approximately 165 women attended the philanthropic event, and enjoyed cutting edge fashions presented […]


York boys gymnastics

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   The York boys gymnastics team took second at the recent Vic Lesch invitational. Kelvin Stevens Jr. took first on rings with a 9.50, while Charlie Cripe won the floor exercise with a 9.25 score.


York girls indoor track

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls indoor track team took sixth at its own York invitational. York’s Molly Evens broke the indoor triple-jump record again with a jump of 35-5. Amaya Rufus won the sophomore 55 title, while the varsity and sophomore teams won the 1,600 relay titles. York’s […]


York’s Haus advances in state 3-point shooting contest

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   York’s Collin Haus advanced out of the regional portion of the Class 4A boys basketball state 3-point shooting contest. Haus will compete this week in the Class 4A Riverside-Brookfield sectional where state finals berths will be on the line.  


IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team reaches sectional final

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   The IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team reached the championship game of the Class 2A Timothy Christian sectional in Elmhurst. The Knights dropped a 55-29 decision to Chicago Orr in the title game. IC Catholic Prep was the No. 4 seed in sub-sectional A, while […]


Timothy Christian girls basketball team places two on all-state team. Strube, Schuringa earn spots after helping lead Trojans to sectional title game.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   The Timothy Christian girls basketball team’s successful season was punctuated by the recent announcement Jordyn Strube and Olivia Schuringa made the Class 2A all-state honorable-mention team. Strube and Schuringa helped the Trojans go 20-10, finish 8-4 in Metro Suburban Conference Red Division play, win a […]


York boys basketball team wraps up season. Youthful Dukes competitive throughout; Kosich, Martucci named all-conference.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   The York boys basketball team saw its season come to a close after a tough 52-49 overtime loss to Riverside-Brookfield in the semifinals of the Class 4A Chicago Curie regional. York led 10-7 after the first quarter and 21-10 at halftime. R-B outscored York 14-10 […]


York boys lacrosse team has pieces in place to be strong once again. Replacing key scoring losses a priority for Dukes; Renier back for fourth season in goal.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   While the York boys lacrosse team graduated 75 percent of its scoring from last year’s team that went 15-5 overall and finished 4-1 to win the West Suburban Conference title for a third year in a row, that doesn’t mean the Dukes will be hurting […]


York girls water-polo team looking for even more success. Dukes coming off 23-win team with plenty of offensive prowess returning

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   The York girls water-polo team is sitting in the driver’s seat when it comes to returning talent. The Dukes return plenty on the offensive side of the pool from a 2017 team that went 23-7 and took second in the West Suburban Conference with a […]