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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.

 
 

New IC Catholic Prep athletic director Nissen excited for opportunity

New IC Catholic Prep athletic director Nissen excited for opportunity

Wants to continue Knights’ recent string of successes for student-athletes. By Mike Miazga Correspondent All the right signs were being given to new IC Catholic Prep athletic director Adam Nissen while researching his new position. “I saw the job posting and having come from (Chicago) Mt. Carmel, I knew a […]

 
 

Willowbrook summer baseball team defeats Montini

Willowbrook summer baseball team defeats Montini

Kamp stars on mound in recent win. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Willowbrook baseball team has carried its winning ways of the spring straight into the summer. After a recent sweep of Montini in summer league action, the Warriors had 12 wins through late last week. The Warriors also recently […]

 
 

Summer Slam’n

Summer Slam’n

CHRIS FOX PHOTO/The Elmhurst Independent Elmhurst Cougars 14U pitcher Brendan Schrage on the mound at the Winfield Summer Slam Tournament on Saturday, July 8. The Cougars finished up the season at the event.

 
 

Tough in tourneys

Tough in tourneys

COURTESY PHOTO/The Elmhurst Independent The 14U Elmhurst Emeralds softball team took second place at the Mokena Tournament recently. The local girls went 5-1 and made it to its 3rd championship game in its last 4 tournaments. After going undefeated in pool play the Emeralds beat Mokena 12-0 and Minooka 9-4 […]

 
 

York High School Player of the Week

York High School Player of the Week

Joey Chiappetta, Joey Jaeger, Mike Pastuovic, Zach Pflum York summer baseball This quartet combined to help the Dukes score a 15-1 summer baseball win over Leyden. Chiappetta went 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Jaeger went 2-for-2 with a triple, three runs scored and an RBI. Pastuovic went 2-for-3 with a […]

 
 

York summer baseball team sweeps Leyden

York summer baseball team sweeps Leyden

Pflum drives in four RBI in first-game victory. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York summer baseball team racked up three wins during a recent stretch of its schedule. The Dukes split a pair of games with area neighbor Willowbrook. York dropped the first game 2-1 and won the second one […]

 
 

York boys basketball team wraps up summer season

York boys basketball team wraps up summer season

Coach Doran encouraged by progress Dukes made. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York boys basketball team got plenty of work in during its permitted 25 contact days this summer. While York did not go to an out-of-town team camp this season, it was plenty busy on the shootout circuit. York […]

 
 

Timothy Christian honors four-year varsity athletes

Timothy Christian honors four-year varsity athletes

Hoekstra, Kocol and Zastrow cited for four-year, three-sport commitments. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian recently honored its student-athletes who played a varsity sport for all four years. Olivia Hoekstra was honored for being a four-year varsity girls’ track athletes as well as playing three sports for four years (track, […]