Sports

York girls basketball

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls basketball team recorded a 45-37 win over St. Charles North in one semifinal of the Class 4A Wheaton-Warrenville South regional. York then dropped a 52-34 decision to host Wheaton-Warrenville South in the Class 4A WWS regional final. York’s Matty Stark and Lauren Kjome […]

 
 

York boys swimming

By Mike Miazga Correspondent York sophomore Branko Kosanovich qualified for the upcoming IHSA boys swimming finals in a pair of events at the recent Downers Grove North sectional. Kosanovich was third in the 100 butterfly with a state-qualifying time of 50.53 and he took sixth in the backstroke with a […]

 
 

Timothy Christian girls basketball team reaches sectional final.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian girls basketball team scored a recent 56-36 win over Chicago Carver in a Class 2A sectional semifinal game. Timothy led 15-14 after the first quarter and 32-21 at halftime. The Trojans led 43-30 heading into the fourth quarter. Olivia Schuringa led the Trojans […]

 
 

York bowlers compete at state

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls bowling team placed 22nd at the recent IHSA state finals meet held near Rockford. York finished with a total pinfall of 5,007. Senior Lauren Gould led the Dukes with a 1,095 series, while senior Lauren Steck had a 1,017 series. Junior Krystyna Panek […]

 
 

Bison named new York boys tennis coach. Brings extensive sport background to position.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent York’s new boys tennis coach is no stranger to the sport. Courtney Bison recently was named the school’s new coach, replacing Shawna Zsinko who coached the program only last year after longtime former coach Tres Heimann shifted to being the girls’ coach only. He used to […]

 
 

Finishing strong. York senior girls basketball player Danielle Dennis has enjoyed a prosperous high-school career.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent York senior girls basketball player Danielle Dennis has been a key contributor to the program over the last four years. But while Dennis said she got better this season at things such as memorizing plays and taking more 3-pointers, it’s her leadership qualities that shined brightly […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep’s Bianchini repeats as state wrestling champion. Vargas finishes fifth at 285 pounds for the Knights.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent IC Catholic Prep senior Joey Bianchini defended his crown. Bianchini defeated four wrestlers to win the Class 1A 138-pound state title at the recent state finals tournament held in Champaign at the University of Illinois. Bianchini also won the state title last year as a junior […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep girls cagers battling through injuries and sickness. Knights won two games at holiday tournament in Bloomington.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent It’s been a trying season to say the least for the IC Catholic Prep girls basketball season. Coach Kelsey James noted her team has been felled by injuries and sicknesses throughout the campaign. Standout Claire Gibler has not played in a game yet this season but […]

 
 

Trojans’ boys basketball team downs Elmwood Park.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian boys basketball The Timothy Christian boys basketball team picked up two more wins in recent contests against Peoria Christian and Elmwood Park. In a 68-32 non-conference win against Peoria Christian, The Trojans led only 17-14 after the first quarter, but used a 38-12 run […]

 
 

Timothy Christian girls basketball team wins first regional title since 2011

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian girls basketball team brought a seven-year drought to an end by winning its own Class 2A Timothy Christian regional championship. The Trojans, who last won a regional in 2011, were 42-33 winners over Lisle in the regional final. Timothy led 16-7 after the […]