Sports

Youthful Willowbrook girls basketball team has productive summer

Youthful Willowbrook girls basketball team has productive summer

Warriors could have as many as nine juniors on roster. By Mike Miazga Correspondent While the Willowbrook girls basketball team technically qualifies as young, the Warriors are far from bereft of varsity experience. The Warriors have a trio of returning juniors-to-be in Maureen Schmid, Katelyn McCann and CeCe Lizasuain, all […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep football team faces same schedule in 2017

IC Catholic Prep football team faces same schedule in 2017

Knights open in Kankakee Aug. 25. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep football team, which won the state title a year ago, won’t have to jog its memory too much when it comes to this season’s schedule. The Knights will play the same nine opponents it did a […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep wrestlers fare well at nationals

IC Catholic Prep wrestlers fare well at nationals

Knights honor four-year, three-sport athletes. By Mike Miazga Correspondent A trio of IC Catholic Prep wrestlers recently competed in the freestyle and Greco-Roman state and national competitions. Joey Bianchini, who won a Class A 113-pound state title last year for the Knights, qualified for both Greco-Roman and freestyle nationals for […]

 
 

Timothy Christian middle school/arena project right on schedule

Timothy Christian middle school/arena project right on schedule

Fully funded initiative means school remains debt free. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian Schools $16 million new middle school and competition arena project continues to march toward the finish line. Timothy Christian Superintendent Matt Davidson told the Independent late last week that the project, fully funded through contributions and […]

 
 

York summer tennis team wins 17U West Suburban title

York summer tennis team wins 17U West Suburban title

Condon, Julian win No. 2 doubles championship. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York summer tennis team wrapped up its 2017 summer season as champions. The Dukes won the 17U division West Suburban Summer Tennis League title at the recent conference tournament. York had one doubles conference champion in the No. […]

 
 

York High School Player of the Week

York High School Player of the Week

Jack Condon and Charlie Julian York Summer Tennis Condon and Julian won the West Suburban Summer Tennis League No. 2 doubles title in the 17U division. Their efforts helped York win the conference tournament title at 17U.

 
 

Ringing in the championship

Ringing in the championship

COURTESY PHOTO/The Elmhurst Independent Elmhurst Electric 12U Navy team shortstop PJ Abraham, Pitcher Mason Belfanz and Head Coach Rob Belfanz show off their ‘Game Day USA All Star MVP Weekend’ championship rings. The team played in Glen Ellyn over the July 29-30 weekend, besting teams from across the country to […]

 
 

Elmhurst swim team successful at regionals

Elmhurst swim team successful at regionals

First time in 26 years as host pool The Elmhurst Swim Team (EST) was selected for the first time in it’s 26 years as 1 of 6 sites to host the 2017 Summer Regional Swim Championships. EST co-hosted with the West Chicago Sharks swim team on July 21-23rd at the […]

 
 

Courts Plus tennis teams  are top finishers at USTA Junior Team Championships

Courts Plus tennis teams  are top finishers at USTA Junior Team Championships

Three young teams finish in top 4 in their age divisions   Three teams from Courts Plus finished strong in their respective age divisions at the 2017 USTA Junior Team Tennis Midwest Section Championships on July 29-30 in Indianapolis. More than 300 tennis players representing over 50 different teams from […]

 
 

York High School Player of the Week

York High School Player of the Week

Lauren Fonorow Micki Neidigh-Noelle Pedote Claire Converse-Clare Hewitt Simon Krukowski-Vincenzo Bono York Summer Tennis Team Fonorow and the doubles teams of Neidigh-Pedote, Converse-Hewitt and Krukowski-Bono each won conference titles at the recent Trident League tournament. Fonorow won the 17U girls No. 2 singles title. Neidigh-Pedote won the No. 2 doubles […]