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York girls lacrosse team tackling tough schedule

York girls lacrosse team tackling tough schedule

Dukes recently split pair of games with Fenwick and Lake Forest. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls lacrosse team certainly isn’t shying away from any challenges. The Dukes, who went 20-4 overall last year and 4-1 in the West Suburban Conference are playing a schedule loaded with top competition. […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep’s Tyrrell earns coach of the year honor

IC Catholic Prep’s Tyrrell earns coach of the year honor

Will be honored at upcoming IBCA Hall of Fame banquet. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The accolades continue to pile up for the IC Catholic Prep boys basketball team. Knights coach TJ Tyrrell recently was selected the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association coach of the year for District 7. Tyrrell directed IC […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep’s Rowell fares well at Top Times indoor meet

IC Catholic Prep’s Rowell fares well at Top Times indoor meet

King takes sixth in the 200; Smith 11th in triple jump. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Jordan Rowell tore it up on the football field this past fall for IC Catholic Prep. And he’s doing the same thing in track and field this spring. Rowell, who will play football at Northern […]

 
 

Fenton girls soccer team bolstered by talented performers

Fenton girls soccer team bolstered by talented performers

Bison return three all-conference players from a year ago. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Both experience and talent are on the side of the Fenton girls soccer team this spring. Veteran coach Victor Ruiz has a number of key performers back from a Bison team that won six games and tied […]

 
 

Willowbrook baseball team optimistic

Willowbrook baseball team optimistic

Warriors coming off strong summer campaign. By Mike Miazga Correspondent While the summer high-school baseball team doesn’t carry huge weight, success during that timeframe does tend to give a look into the proverbial crystal ball that is the spring season. On that note, the Willowbrook baseball team advanced to a […]

 
 

Renegades hockey club wins state championship

Renegades hockey club wins state championship

On March 17, the Renegades High School Hockey Club – which is comprised of students from Addison Trail, Willowbrook, Fenton and Montini Catholic high schools – won the Illinois High School Hockey State Championship in the Combined Varsity Division. The team beat Glenbard Hockey 4-1. The Renegades finished the season […]

 
 

Kicking back

Kicking back

  photo by Paul DelGuidice Willowbrook varsity girls soccer team ‘kicked back’ and relaxed with some hot cocoa at the Funky Java Coffee House after practice on Saturday, March 25. New coach Julio Del Real (far right, standing) has lots of confidence his squad will be successful this season.

 
 

York softball team ushers in new era under Munn

York softball team ushers in new era under Munn

Dukes’ first-year coach has mix of key veterans and newcomers. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The cupboard was left far from bare for first-year York softball coach Elizabeth Munn. Munn, an assistant in the program under former coach Jenna Nolan who was promoted to the top position, returns several key performers […]

 
 

All hands on deck for York baseball

All hands on deck for York baseball

Team efforts help Dukes start season strong. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The reason behind the York baseball team’s strong early-season start? The contributions of many. “Everybody who has gotten an opportunity so far has proven they belong here,” said York coach Dave Kalal. The Dukes started the season with non-conference […]

 
 

Addison Trail baseball team loaded with pitching

Addison Trail baseball team loaded with pitching

Blazers return three-year varsity hurler Villasenor. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Addison Trail has the one commodity that all baseball teams find so very important. Pitching. The Blazers return a number of experienced arms from last year’s team that went 15-15 and 9-9 in West Suburban Conference Gold Division action. Leading […]