Sports

Timothy Christian girls basketball team take steps forward during summer; Younger players gain valuable experience

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   While the Timothy Christian girls basketball team was a tad short-handed during the recently completed summer season, coach Michele Strube was quite pleased with what unfolded. “We did really well,” she said. “We were missing four varsity players, including two starters who couldn’t make the […]

 
 

Elmhurst Airborne hosts ALSF fundraiser

Elmhurst Airborne hosts ALSF fundraiser

On Sunday, June 24, the Elmhurst Airborne basketball took part in a fundraiser to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand. It took place in the Campbell Gymnasium at York High School. The event featured Clay Custer and some of his Loyola University Basketball teammates providing an afternoon of instructional guidance in the […]

 
 

Elmhurst Lacrosse 10U boys team wins IBLA title; Squad defeats strong Fox Valley program in final

Elmhurst Lacrosse 10U boys team wins IBLA title; Squad defeats strong Fox Valley program in final

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   The Elmhurst Lacrosse 10U Titans team recently capped off its season in style. Elmhurst won the Illinois Boys Lacrosse Association championship (statewide playoffs) with three victories over Tinley Park, Lake Zurich and Fox Valley. Elmhurst, whose team is comprised of fourth-grade players, kicked things off […]

 
 

ICCP grad drafted by Detroit Tigers; Brinkman joins rookie league team in Florida

By Patti Pagni For The Elmhurst Independent   As the 40 rounds of Major League Baseball’s recent draft wound down, 22-year-old Clark Brinkman’s heartbeat sped up. The Creighton University redshirt junior and 2014 ICCP graduate had good reason to believe he was going to be drafted, but as the three-day […]

 
 

York softball team wins sectional title; Derkowski strikes out 14; Dukes took the field this week for chance to play in state semifinals

York softball team wins sectional title; Derkowski strikes out 14; Dukes took the field this week for chance to play in state semifinals

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York softball team found itself one victory away from a trip downstate after winning the recent Class 4A Niles West sectional title. The Dukes were 6-1 winners over West Suburban Conference Silver Division foe Oak Park-River Forest in the championship game of the Niles West […]

 
 

York baseball reflects on another strong season. Dukes win 21 games; Ross named conference player of the year

By Mike Miazga Correspondent While the York baseball team lost a rough one in the regional final against Glenbard East, coach Dave Kalal saw many, many positives that outweighed the final game result. “That was a heartbreaker,” said Kalal. “We got down and then took the lead and battled back. […]

 
 

Kern Jr. second in the state in 800 for York boys track. Dukes’ 3,200 relay takes sixth

Kern Jr. second in the state in 800 for York boys track.   Dukes’ 3,200 relay takes sixth

By Mike Miazga Correspondent York senior Charlie Kern Jr. ended his high-school running career on a high note few get to experience. Kern Jr. finished second in the state in the 800 run at the recent Class 3A boys track and field state finals held at O’Brien Stadium on the […]

 
 

IC girls soccer team finishes in top 8

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep girls soccer team lost 7-1 to Winnetka North Shore Country Day in the Class 1A Concordia University supersectional in River Forest. North Shore Country Day ended up finishing second in the state. IC Catholic Prep wound up as one of the top […]

 
 

Timothy Christian’s Ross third in state in 400

By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian’s Xavier Ross finished third in the state in the 400 run at the recent Class 1A boys track and field state finals held at Eastern Illinois University. Ross finished third with a time of 49.41. He made the finals after winning the fourth preliminary […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep girls soccer

The IC Catholic Prep girls soccer team is headed to a Class 1A supersectional after winning its own IC Catholic Prep sectional. The Knights defeated F.W. Parker 3-0 in the sectional semifinals and then defeated Chicago Holy Trinity 7-0 to win the sectional title. The Knights played North Shore Country […]