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Timothy Christian Scholastic Bowl state champions recognized

Timothy Christian Scholastic Bowl state champions recognized

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst City Council meeting held on Monday, August 7, began with members of Timothy Christian’s Scholastic Bowl State Champion Team being recognized by Mayor Steve Morley and the members of City Council. Team Coach Carlton addressed the room, saying the team has […]

 
 

Council Capsules

Council Capsules

Here’s what’s happening at Elmhurst City Hall… By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The following topics were discussed at the latest Elmhurst City Council meeting on Monday, Aug. 7. • The City Council meeting began with members of Timothy Christian’s Scholastic Bowl State Champion Team being recognized by Mayor […]

 
 

Lynch takes over Fenton football program

Lynch takes over Fenton football program

Veteran high-school coach stresses student-athlete development. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Fenton’s new football coach has some history in the program. Matt Lynch, who replaced Mark Kos as head coach, was the Bison’s defensive coordinator under former coach Mark Carmen in 2003. Lynch comes to Fenton after a 10-year head-coaching stint […]

 
 

It starts up front

It starts up front

Line play will be a key strength for the Addison Trail football team. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Longtime Addison Trail football coach Paul Parpet Jr., has a luxury this season that most coaches rarely see. Parpet returns his entire offensive line from a Blazers team that is coming off a […]

 
 

York High School Player of the Week

York High School Player of the Week

York Summer Tennis Team The York summer tennis team won the West Suburban Summer Tennis League 17U championship. Overall, the Dukes went 7-3 in summer play. They posted a 4-1 mark in Trident League competition and went 3-2 in West Suburban regular-season action.

 
 

Willowbrook boys golf team kicks off season

Willowbrook boys golf team kicks off season

Zopel, Martens tie for team lead at St. Laurence invite. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The earlier start in the Illinois boys high-school golf season allowed Willowbrook to get in a pair of tournaments last week. The Warriors started the season at the St Laurence Invitational held at Lincoln Oaks Golf […]

 
 

Willowbrook football team ready to establish 2017 identity

Willowbrook football team ready to establish 2017 identity

Warriors return numerous key performers from state quarterfinalist. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Yes, the Willowbrook football team had a season to remember in 2016 when it reached the Class 7A state quarterfinals and finished with an 8-4 record. But Warriors coach Nick Hildreth cautions 2017 is a new year. “Every […]

 
 

Elmhurst Post 187 Junior Legion tryouts set for Sunday

Elmhurst Post 187 Junior Legion tryouts set for Sunday

17U Muddogs squad seeking players. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Elmhurst American Legion baseball team, which just completed its season after a several-year hiatus, is expanding. In addition to having its 19U regular Muddogs Legion team next year, Post 187 is starting a 17U Junior Legion tournament team. Post 187 […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep wrestling team excels in classroom

IC Catholic Prep wrestling team excels in classroom

Knights win IHSA Academic Achievement Award; Three wrestlers earn all-MSC academic status. By Mike Miazga Correspondent For the fifth year in a row, the IC Catholic Prep wrestling team won the Illinois High School Association Academic Achievement Award. The award recognizes all IHSA teams that maintain a grade-point average of […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep boys golf team filled with potential

IC Catholic Prep boys golf team filled with potential

Senior Leahy leads the way for Knights. By Mike Miazga Correspondent While the IC Catholic Prep golf team lost a lot of strong players from last year’s team, coach Don Sujack’s roster is far from bereft of talent. The Knights, who kicked off the season late last week at the […]