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Emeralds 14U softball team wins Oak Park

Emeralds 14U softball team wins Oak Park

COURTESY PHOTO/The Elmhurst Independent It’s a ‘three-peat’ The 14u Emeralds won the Oak Park Falcon Crest tournament over the July 22-23 weekend. After going 5-0 to advance to the finals, the Emeralds dispatch the Windy City Rage to secure the third championship game in a row (and back to back […]

 
 

York High School Player of the Week

York High School Player of the Week

Simon Krukowski York Summer Tennis Team Krukowski and partner Evan Sedlacek were 8-4 winners at No. 4 doubles in the 17s division during York’s recent 7-5 win over Willowbrook in Trident League summer tennis action. The win pushed Krukowski to 6-0 on the summer and helped York move to 3-1 […]

 
 

Villa Park Recreation offers free fitness week

  Villa Park Recreation is offering a FREE Fitness Week  July 31-August 4.  Attend any Fitness Easy Pass class at the Iowa Community Center, 338 N. Iowa for free.  No Easy Pass punch card is necessary; just sign in prior to attending each class.  Choose from several classes such as […]

 
 

Abandoned canoe in Salt Creek – owner found safe

Abandoned canoe in Salt Creek – owner found safe

Elmhurst Public Safety Crews conducted a search in Salt Creek after an abandoned canoe was discovered in the water at 10 a.m this morning under the bridge at Saint Charles and 83. The Independent was advised later in the morning the owner of the canoe was found safe.     […]

 
 

York summer tennis team continues league play

York summer tennis team continues league play

Dukes defeat Willowbrook and Oak Park Country Club. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York summer tennis team continued play in both the Trident League and the West Suburban Tennis League with four recent matches. In a recent Trident League contest, the Dukes were 7-5 winners over Willowbrook. York won 4-2 […]

 
 

Skalon takes over as York girls swimming coach

Skalon takes over as York girls swimming coach

Former Hoffman Estates High swimmer previously coached at Buffalo Grove High School. By Mike Miazga Correspondent New York girls swimming and diving coach Jeff Skalon is ready to hit the ground running. “I knew York had a great swimming program and a great aquatic program,” he said. “There’s a good […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep girls basketball team has successful summer

IC Catholic Prep girls basketball team has successful summer

Knights take second in Lisle summer league play. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The summer high-school basketball season isn’t about wins and losses. But when a team does well in a particular event, it opens the eye of its coach. And that’s exactly what happen with the IC Catholic Prep girls […]

 
 

Elmhurst American Legion baseball team concludes season

Elmhurst American Legion baseball team concludes season

Muddogs participate in division tournament; Finish summer with 13 wins By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Elmhurst American Legion Post 187 baseball team saw its season come to an end at the recent 2nd Division tournament hosted by Barrington. Post 187, which was the runner-up at the 11th District tournament and […]

 
 

Addison and Villa Park Police Reports

Addison and Villa Park Police Reports

Area Police Departments recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named.   Addison July 20 • Kevin Lopez, 18, of Palatine, […]

 
 

Bensenville Police Reports

Bensenville Police Reports

The Bensenville Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that suspects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. July 19, 7:38 p.m. in the 100 block […]