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Addison Trail wrestling team off to hot start

Addison Trail wrestling team off to hot start

Three Blazers wrestlers win first seven matches. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Addison Trail wrestling team went 2-1 at a recent quadrangular meet hosted by Glenbrook North. The 2-1 mark upped the Blazers overall record to 5-2 on the young season. “We’re having a good season,” said Addison Trail coach […]

 
 

Fenton wrestlers off to another hot star

Fenton wrestlers off to another hot star

Bison start season 6-0; Team has won 37 regular-season duals in a row. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Fenton wrestling team had a banner 2016-2017 season, going 26-0 during the regular season before losing to second-ranked Crystal Lake Central in the dual-team sectional portion of the state tournament. “We lost […]

 
 

Willowbrook boys basketball team wins Stagg tournament

Willowbrook boys basketball team wins Stagg tournament

With strong, experienced returning cast, Warriors have their sights set high this season. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Last year, the Willowbrook boys basketball team did the regular-season trifecta sweep by winning tournaments at Thanksgiving, Christmas and over the Martin Luther King holiday. To kick off this season, the Warriors already […]

 
 

Willowbrook girls bowling team fourth at Plainfield Central

Willowbrook girls bowling team fourth at Plainfield Central

Warriors girls basketball team faces Leyden; Football team rakes in honors. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Willowbrook girls bowling team had a strong showing at the recent Plainfield Central invitational. The Warriors took fourth out of a large 24-team field. Sophomore Makaylah Jones led the Warriors with a 1,134 series. […]

 
 

Willowbrook wrestling team young, but talented

Willowbrook wrestling team young, but talented

Warriors coming off 19-win campaign. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Willowbrook wrestling team is a mixture this season of individuals with varsity experience and talented newcomers. The Warriors are coming off a 2016-2017 season where they went 19-11 overall and took 3-3 in West Suburban Conference Gold Division play. Willowbrook […]

 
 

Willowbrook girls bowling team placed fourth

Willowbrook girls bowling team placed fourth

COURTESY PHOTO On a roll The Willowbrook girls bowling team placed fourth out of 24 teams at the recent Plainfield Central Invitational. Sophomore Makaylah Jones led the Warriors with an 1,134 series with a 210 high game. Junior Holly Helsper had an 1,131 series with a 227 high game. Senior […]

 
 

Timothy Christian boys basketball team opens new arena with wi

Timothy Christian boys basketball team opens new arena with wi

Trojans move to 4-1; Thomas pours in 22 points. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Grand openings should have happy endings. In the case of the Timothy Christian boys basketball team, there most certainly was a happy ending. The Trojans were 60-57 winners against Chicago Christian in a Metro Suburban Conference Red […]

 
 

Timothy Christian girls basketball team defeats Chicago Christian

IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team downs Lisle. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian girls basketball team went 1-2 during a recent three-game stretch with the team’s victory having extra-special meaning. The Trojans defeated Chicago Christian in a Metro Suburban Conference Red Division game that was part of the […]

 
 

The score of a lifetime

The score of a lifetime

George Bosman and Ken Huizinga have been the official basketball scorekeepers at Timothy Christian for 50 years. By Mike Miazga Correspondent In most cases, long-term labors of love start out of necessity. Retired Timothy Christian teachers George Bosman and Ken Huizinga fall into that category. Bosman and Huizinga are celebrating […]

 
 

York boys basketball team off to strong start

York boys basketball team off to strong start

Dukes 5-1 overall to start season By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York boys basketball team moved to 5-1 overall after opening West Suburban Conference Silver Division action with a 61-37 win against Glenbard West and then defeating East Aurora 60-52 in non-conference play. Earlier, the Dukes advanced to the Palatine […]