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Timothy Christian’s Strube qualifies for state 3-point shooting finals

Timothy Christian’s Strube qualifies for state 3-point shooting finals

Turns in strong performance in Normal. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Timothy Christian sophomore girls basketball player Jordyn Strube performed well on the big stage recently. Strube competed in the Class 2A state 3-point shooting finals at Redbird Arena on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal. Strube made eight […]

 
 

Achieving a goal

Achieving a goal

Lauren Gould helped the York girls bowling team advance to the state finals tournament. By Mike Miazga Correspondent York junior girls bowler Lauren Gould had an inkling her team could have a good year. “But we knew it would take a lot of work to get done,” she said. “It […]

 
 

Willowbrook Sports Report

Willowbrook Sports Report

Willowbrook boys basketball team starts regional play Knudtson advances to sectional round of state 3-point shooting contest. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Willowbrook boys basketball team closed the season with a pair of games against Downers Grove South and Downers Grove North. Willowbrook lost 58-48 to Downers Grove South in […]

 
 

Wrestling State Championship held at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign

Wrestling State Championship held at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign

  Willowbrook’s Jack Jessen sizes up his championship opponent, Chicago Heights Marian’s Kordell Norfleet during their title tilt at 182 pounds. Jessen suffered a 13-3 loss to Norfleet in what was his only loss of the year. Jessen finished the year with a 50-1 mark. The wrestling individual state championships […]

 
 

York girls basketball team reaches regional final

York girls basketball team reaches regional final

Timothy Christian’s Strube headed to 3-point shooting state finals. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls basketball team advanced to the championship game of the recent Class 4A Hoffman Estates regional. York lost 54-30 in the regional final to Geneva. The Dukes advanced to the regional title game after defeating […]

 
 

Willowbrook’s Jessen finishes second at state wrestling

Tiberi competes in girls’ state bowling finals. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Willowbrook junior wrestler Jack Jessen placed second in the state at the recent Class 3A state finals held in Champaign. Jessen lost 13-3 to Chicago Heights Marian’s Kordell Norfleet, a senior, in the 182-pound state final. Norfleet improved to […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep’s Victor Vargas qualifies for his first state finals meet.

IC Catholic Prep’s Victor Vargas qualifies for his first state finals meet.

Opportunity knocks IC Catholic Prep’s Victor Vargas qualifies for his first state finals meet. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Not only did Victor Vargas change schools; he changed wrestling styles as well. Vargas transferred from Fenton to IC Catholic Prep where he now is a junior who recently finished his wrestling […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep wrestling standout Bianchini breaks 100 career win barrier

IC Catholic Prep wrestling standout Bianchini breaks 100 career win barrier

The hundred club By Mike Miazga Correspondent IC Catholic Prep junior wrestler Joey Bianchini hit a prep statistical milestone this year. Bianchini’s dominance on the mat led him to eclipsing the 100 career win barrier in just his third high-school season. He had 38 wins this season after winning the […]

 
 

York girls bowling team finishes 20th in state

York girls bowling team finishes 20th in state

Dukes boys swimming team qualifies multiple individuals for state: Hoffmann wrestles at state By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls bowling team finished 20th at the recent IHSA girls bowling state finals at Cherry Bowl Lanes near Rockford. The Dukes finished with a total pinfall of 5,234 and averaged 174.5 […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep’s Bianchini wins regional wrestling title

IC Catholic Prep’s Bianchini wins regional wrestling title

Knights’ boys basketball team wins in double overtime. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Three IC Catholic Prep wrestlers won regional titles at the recent Class 1A Walther Christian regional in Melrose Park. As a team, the Knights placed fifth at the recent Class 1A Walther Christian regional in Melrose Park. IC […]