York’s Gill third at state gymnastics on still rings.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York boys gymnastics team was busy to say the least at the recent state finals meet at Hoffman Estates High School. The Dukes had multiple competitors in four events at state. On floor exercise, sophomore Charlie Cripe took 16th with a score of 9.250. Senior […]


Dukes’ badminton team competes at state

The York girls badminton team had the maximum of six players competing at the recent IHSA girls state badminton finals in Charleston. In singles, Linnea Dierksheide won two matches. She opened with a 21-10, 21-14 win against Lockport and then lost 21-13, 21-19 to Lake Forest. Dierksheide was a 21-7, […]


York girls qualify multiple people to state track.

The York girls track team will have plenty of presence at this weekend’s Class 3A state finals meet in Charleston at Eastern Illinois University. The Dukes finished 10th at the competitive Class 3A Wheaton-Warrenville South sectional. However, the Dukes qualified a number of competitors for the state meet. The Dukes […]


York boys gymnastics team qualifies five for state meet

By Mike Miazga Correspondent     The York boys gymnastics team finished third at the recent Schaumburg sectional. The Dukes posted a 148.550 team score. Schaumburg won the sectional title with a 153.450. Individually, sophomore Charlie Cripe is headed to the state meet on floor exercise after taking third in […]


Timothy Christian student-athletes sign college letters of intent.

By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian recently held its athletic signing day in its Brandsma Family Foundation Room in the upper level of the Ward Athletic Center. Eleven Timothy student-athletes are moving on to play in college, two of whom have scholarships at NCAA Division I and II schools. Jimmy […]


York’s Lauren Derkowski strikes out 17 in win against Lincoln-Way West. Dukes defeat Oak Park-River Forest in conference action

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   York softball pitcher Lauren Derkowski’s strikeout totals continue to grow. Derkowski struck out 17 in seven innings in York’s recent 10-6 non-conference win against Lincoln-Way West. In the non-conference win against Lincoln-Way West, York led 5-0 after two innings and 8-3 after three. Karnatz went […]


York girls track team making strides. Toussaint, Evans log fourth-place finishes in field events at Downers North

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   While the York girls track team has been limited by the poor weather this season in terms of competing in outdoor meets, coach Keegan Kilrea has seen no shortage of individual progress. “It’s hard to answer because it has been such a limited outdoor season,” […]


York’s Judge and Baker combine to throw five-inning no-hitter. Steinorth and Pastuovic homer in Dukes’ 10-0 win over Proviso East

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   The York baseball team improved to 6-1 with a recent 10-0 victory against Proviso East in West Suburban Conference crossover action. In the five-inning contest that was stopped due to the 10-run rule, York pitchers Henry Judge and Carl Baker combined to throw a no-hitter. […]


IC Catholic Prep softball team off to 9-0 start. Strong hitting and pitching propel Knights out of the gates

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   IC Catholic Prep softball coach Frank Reaber said his team has been playing “pretty well.” In the case of the Knights, “pretty well” must be code for “outstanding.” IC Catholic Prep was off to a perfect 9-0 start to the season thanks in part to […]


Allen’s efforts help Timothy Christian baseball team defeat Walther Christian. Marrera lauded for recent strong play

By Mike Miazga Correspondent   Jimmy Allen’s absence from the Timothy Christian baseball team turned out to be much briefer than anticipated. Allen suffered a broken nose during a game on the team’s recent spring training trip to Florida that was thought to have sidelined him for several weeks. Allen, […]