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Timothy Christian girls tennis team features top talent

Timothy Christian girls tennis team features top talent

Trojans out to defend conference title. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian girls tennis team had an impressive 2016 conference run. The Trojans won the Metro Suburban Conference Red Division title, sweeping all five positions in the tournament. Trojans coach Keith Mills said his squad figures to be a […]

 
 

IC golfers win Crystal Cup

IC golfers win Crystal Cup

COURTESY PHOTO/The Elmhurst Independent Crystal clear IC Catholic Prep’s Charlie Schoonveld (left) and Connon Leahy both had successful outings at the recent Glen Oak Invitational held at Glen Oak Country Club in Glen Ellyn. Leahy and Schoonveld each shot 79 and tied for fifth. Schoonveld was awarded the fifth-place crystal […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep boys golf team wins Leyden Eagle Invitational

IC Catholic Prep boys golf team wins Leyden Eagle Invitational

Leahy fires medalist-round 70; Schoonveld earns crystal at Glen Oak Invitational By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep boys golf team started the season off in fine fashion. The Knights won the recent Leyden Eagle Invitational at Arlington Lakes Golf Course in Arlington Heights. The field featured eight teams. […]

 
 

New beginnings for IC Catholic Prep girls tennis team

New beginnings for IC Catholic Prep girls tennis team

Curtin and Wagner named team captains. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The page has been turned to a new chapter for the IC Catholic Prep girls tennis team. The Knights graduated Metro Suburban Conference champion Kelly Hodyl (now playing at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh) along with Autumn Gage and Deidre Lee. Hodyl […]

 
 

Timothy Christian Scholastic Bowl state champions recognized

Timothy Christian Scholastic Bowl state champions recognized

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst City Council meeting held on Monday, August 7, began with members of Timothy Christian’s Scholastic Bowl State Champion Team being recognized by Mayor Steve Morley and the members of City Council. Team Coach Carlton addressed the room, saying the team has […]

 
 

Lynch takes over Fenton football program

Lynch takes over Fenton football program

Veteran high-school coach stresses student-athlete development. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Fenton’s new football coach has some history in the program. Matt Lynch, who replaced Mark Kos as head coach, was the Bison’s defensive coordinator under former coach Mark Carmen in 2003. Lynch comes to Fenton after a 10-year head-coaching stint […]

 
 

It starts up front

It starts up front

Line play will be a key strength for the Addison Trail football team. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Longtime Addison Trail football coach Paul Parpet Jr., has a luxury this season that most coaches rarely see. Parpet returns his entire offensive line from a Blazers team that is coming off a […]

 
 

York High School Player of the Week

York High School Player of the Week

York Summer Tennis Team The York summer tennis team won the West Suburban Summer Tennis League 17U championship. Overall, the Dukes went 7-3 in summer play. They posted a 4-1 mark in Trident League competition and went 3-2 in West Suburban regular-season action.

 
 

Willowbrook boys golf team kicks off season

Willowbrook boys golf team kicks off season

Zopel, Martens tie for team lead at St. Laurence invite. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The earlier start in the Illinois boys high-school golf season allowed Willowbrook to get in a pair of tournaments last week. The Warriors started the season at the St Laurence Invitational held at Lincoln Oaks Golf […]

 
 

Willowbrook football team ready to establish 2017 identity

Willowbrook football team ready to establish 2017 identity

Warriors return numerous key performers from state quarterfinalist. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Yes, the Willowbrook football team had a season to remember in 2016 when it reached the Class 7A state quarterfinals and finished with an 8-4 record. But Warriors coach Nick Hildreth cautions 2017 is a new year. “Every […]