Sports

Greatness in and out of the pool

Greatness in and out of the pool

York senior Flanagan Waldherr excels at both academics and swimming. By Mike Miazga Correspondent York senior Flanagan Waldherr ended his high-school swimming career on a high note. Waldherr qualified for the boys state swimming finals in the 500 freestyle for a second year in a row. Waldherr finished 18th in […]

 
 

Junior Alex Meurer gets by a Trojans defender in the championship contest.

Junior Alex Meurer gets by a Trojans defender in the championship contest.
 
 

Elite club

Elite club

Timothy Christian senior Joey Davidson ranks ninth all-time on the school’s scoring list. Name Grad. Year Career Points Bob Smith 1988 1,748 Bruce VanderSchaaf 1975 1,416 Connor Vanderbrug 2014 1,254 Danny Leach 2013 1,219 George Huisman 1969 1,170 Jeff Heerdt 1980 1,151 Dave Deters 1996 1,062 John Huisman 1967 1,060 […]

 
 

Montini Catholic’s Nicole LaMantia brings home USA Hockey Gold

Montini Catholic’s Nicole LaMantia brings home USA Hockey Gold

Montini Catholic junior, Nicole LaMantia, received a warm welcome from her high school peers upon her return to the U.S. from the Czech Republic earlier this year with a gold medal in hand. Nicole, who has been playing hockey since the ripe age of three, was selected as a member […]

 
 

Elmhurst Sports Report

Elmhurst Sports Report

York boys swimmers/diver compete at state meet IC Catholic Prep’s Sutton qualifies for 3-point shooting sectional. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York boys swimming team was well-represented at the recent IHSA state finals meet at New Trier High School. York had four individuals in the meet. Senior diver Peter Barabolak […]

 
 

Timothy Christian girls basketball team reaches regional final

Timothy Christian girls basketball team reaches regional final

Strube, Schruinga named to all-MSC Red team. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian girls basketball team was close to winning a regional title. “We were about 60 seconds away,” Trojans coach Michele Strube said. Timothy lost 46-43 in overtime to Lisle in the Class 2A Lisle regional final. “It […]

 
 

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 […]