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Exploding bats on the 4th of July

Exploding bats on the 4th of July

COURTESY PHOTO/The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Explosion 8U-White baseball team lines the base path with their Championship Trophy after winning the Hinsdale 4th of July Tournament. The team went 2-1 in pool play, then beat River Forest in the semi final to advance to the championship game where they beat […]

 
 

York Summer Baseball

York Summer Baseball

Mike Pastuovic Pastuovic’s RBI hit in the bottom of the seventh sent York’s state summer playoff game with Glenbard West into extra innings where the Hilltoppers eventually won 5-3. In York’s 10-0 win against Westomont to open the state summer playoffs, Pastuovic went 1-for-1 with two RBI, a run scored […]

 
 

York summer baseball team wraps up season

York summer baseball team wraps up season

Dukes beat Westmont 10-0 in playoff opener. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York summer baseball team concluded its season with a pair of games in the recent Phil Lawler summer state tournament hosted by the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association. York opened regional play with a 10-0 victory over […]

 
 

Timothy Christian boys basketball team beings Plaisier era

Timothy Christian boys basketball team beings Plaisier era

Trojans compete in Riverside-Brookfield summer league. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Scott Plaisier era is officially underway at Timothy Christian. Plaisier, the Trojans’ new boys basketball coach, directed his team through its summer season in June with positive results. “The summer went well,” he said. “We had a lot of […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team accomplishes plenty during summer

IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team accomplishes plenty during summer

Knights win Ferris State team camp title; reach semifinals of Ridgewood league. By Mike Miazga Correspondent IC Catholic Prep boys basketball coach TJ Tyrrell labeled his squad’s summer as “great.” He had plenty of reasons to do so. The Knights reached the semifinals of the competitive Ridgewood summer league where […]

 
 

Elmhurst American Legion baseball team qualifies for division tournament

Elmhurst American Legion baseball team qualifies for division tournament

Post 187 reaches championship game of 11th District. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Elmhurst American Legion baseball team is headed to the next level. Post 187 went 2-2 at the recent 11th District tournament hosted by Wheaton at the Wheaton College field behind the Carol Stream American Legion Post to […]

 
 

Willowbrook boys basketball team finishes second in R-B summer league

Willowbrook boys basketball team finishes second in R-B summer league

Warriors return majority of roster from last season. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The success the Willowbrook boys basketball team enjoyed last year has continued into the summer. The Warriors took second in the Riverside-Brookfield summer league, losing to Maine South in the championship game. “There are something like 18 teams […]

 
 

Fenton releases 2017 football schedule

Fenton releases 2017 football schedule

Bison to play six 2016 playoff teams under new coach Lynch. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Fenton football team will see the same nine foes on its schedule this fall. Other than venue changes and different dates, Fenton will play all familiar faces in new coach Matt Lynch’s first season […]

 
 

Caught stealing

Caught stealing

CHRIS FOX PHOTO/The Elmhurst Independent York junior catcher Joe Orrico throws out a Glenbard West runner attempting to steal second base during the Dukes’ 5-3 extra innings loss to the Hilltoppers at home on Tues. July 11. The IHSBCA tourney game was the last of the summer season for York.

 
 

Future focused

Future focused

ARCHIVE PHOTO/Elmhurst Independent York male athlete of the year Alex Marlott (shown during an April, 2017 match against St. Charles North) excelled at water polo and swimming during his tenure with the Dukes.