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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. May 23, 5:47 p.m. in the 100 block […]

 
 

York baseball team reaches regional final

York baseball team reaches regional final

Dukes’ softball team plays Lane Tech for regional crown. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York baseball team dropped a recent 3-2 decision to Maine West in the Class 4A Niles North regional title game. York finished the season with a 23-11 record. York led 1-0 after four innings, but Maine […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep’s Rowell second in the state in long jump

IC Catholic Prep’s Rowell second in the state in long jump

York’s Kern Jr. third at state in the 800 run. By Mike Miazga Correspondent IC Catholic Prep senior Jordan Rowell wrapped up his high-school sports career by taking second in the long jump at the recent Class 1A state finals meet in Charleston. Rowell, a Northern Illinois University football recruit, […]

 
 

Elmhurst Sports report

Elmhurst Sports report

IC Catholic Prep girls soccer team finishes fourth in state Timothy’s Daniels and Hoogendorn win four matches at state tennis. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The IC Catholic Prep girls soccer capped off a record-breaking season by finishing fourth in the state in Class 1A. The Knights lost 9-0 to Quincy […]

 
 

Timothy Christian baseball team wins first sectional title

Timothy Christian baseball team wins first sectional title

Trojans were one win away from state finals appearance. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Timothy Christian baseball team made some history this past weekend. The Trojans recorded a 7-2 victory over Chicago Holy Trinity to win the Class 2A IC Catholic Prep sectional title at Plunkett Athletic Complex in Elmhurst. […]

 
 

IC Catholic Prep softball team wins sectional title

IC Catholic Prep softball team wins sectional title

Suicide squeeze bunt in seventh proves to be game-winner. By Mike Miazga Correspondent Things don’t get much more dramatic than they did recently for the IC Catholic Prep softball team. The Knights used a suicide-squeeze bunt in the top of the seventh to score the only run of the game […]

 
 

Breaking through

Breaking through

Close team bond helps IC Catholic Prep girls soccer team reach state semifinals. By Mike Miazga Correpsondent As IC Catholic Prep girls soccer senior co-captain Kaitlyn Grady explains it, there was one word on the team’s mind at the beginning of the season. “The word was breakthrough,” she said. “Like […]

 
 

Staff from Elmhurst Hospital travels to Lebanon

Staff from Elmhurst Hospital travels to Lebanon

Provide medical treatment, surgery, services to displaced refugees By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent When we see images of children injured in the war in Syria or displaced to refugee camps in neighboring countries, it’s too easy to feel a moment of sympathy and then, go on to the […]

 
 

Addison Trail boys volleyball team reaches sectional semifinals

Addison Trail boys volleyball team reaches sectional semifinals

Blazers finished the season with 21 wins. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Addison Trail boys volleyball team dropped a 25-20, 25-18 decision to Lake Park in the semifinals of the Rockford East sectional. Addison Trail finished the season with a 21-17 record. Earlier, the Blazers were 25-15, 25-10 winners over […]

 
 

District 88 Sports Report

District 88 Sports Report

Addison Trail baseball and softball teams win playoff games Willowbrook softball team competes against Neuqua Valley. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Addison Trail baseball team saw its season come to a conclusion after a 7-1 loss to No. 5 seed Geneva in the semifinals of the Class 4A Addison Trail […]