Thursday, May 23, 2013
The Bison will now compete in the Antioch Sectional semi-finals.
The Buffalo Grove boys volleyball team defeated Stevenson Wednesday night in the Antioch Sectional Regional finals, according to the Illinois High School Association website. The Bison beat the top seeded Stevenson team by a score of 25-19, 25-23, and will now head to the sectional semi-finals to take on Vernon Hills on Friday, the Daily Herald reports. Friday’s game will take place at Antioch High School at 6:30 p.m. The winner of the game will play in the sectional championship on Tuesday, May 28.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
See area high school athletes from throughout Lake and Cook counties competing in the regional track and field meet.
Hersey High School's Andrew Philipose qualified for state in the 3200 meters during the 3A Track and Field Sectional at Buffalo Grove High School Thursday, May 16. Philipose finished third with a time of 9:23.25. Also qualifying for state was Hersey High School's Ed Beyer who finished second in the discus. Complete Sectional Results
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Propsect, Buffalo Grove and Fremd high schools competed at the state badminton tournament last weekend.
Local qualifying girls high school badminton teams competed last weekend for the state title. Locally, Fremd High School's badminton fared the best, tying with Naperville High School for a second place finish at the state tournament with 12 points, according to the Illinois High School Association website. Thornton Fractional South in Lansing won the state title with 16.5 points. Fremd's Angela Wu was among the top finishers in the singles badminton compeition. She finished in sixth place overall. Buffalo Grove High School's Julie Jambrone and Mary Zawlocki were among the top finishers in the pairs competition, coming in sixth place overall. Buffalo Grove High School finished in 12th place overall. Prospect High School also competed at…
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Prospect High School stole the show at the Elmhurst sectional, placing first overall.
Several local girls track and field athletes will be headed to the state meet at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston this Thursday through Saturday. The Prospect High School girl's track team placed first overall at the Elmhurst (York) 3A track and field sectional meet on May 10 with 99 points. Wheaton Warrenville South High School came in second with 82 points and Glenbard West High School in Glen Ellyn finished in third place with 71 points, according to preliminary results posted on the IHSA website. Prospect High School also brought home sectional titles in the 4x800-meter relay, finishing with a time of 9:41.84; and in the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 50.26, according to the IHSA website. Morgan Keller, a senior at …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Several area high school students made the trip to the state men's gymnastic's meet this past weekend.
Two local high school students came home with medals following the state men's gymnastics's meet this past weekend at Lincoln-Way East High School Frankfurt. Matt Swanson, a junior at Hersey High School, placed second on the vault with a final sore of 9.3. Buffalo Grove senior David Kavalerchik placed eighth in the parallel bars with a final score of 9.050 and also placed eigth in the all-around competition on Friday with a final score of 52.40. The following local high school students also made the trip to state: Hersey High School Buffalo Grove High School Rolling Meadows High School Propsect High School
Friday, May 10, 2013
Moira Kramp of Arlington Heights has been with Trinity Irish Dancers since she was four years old, according to the Daily Herald.
For Moira Kramp, 15, of Arlington Heights, Irish dancing is not just a hobby that she excels at, it's a part of her heritage, according to the Daily Herald. Kramp's great-grandparents came to the United States from Ireland and Kramp has been taking part in Irish dancing since she was four years old, according to the Daily Herald. That hard work is paying off as Kramp won the U-14 title at the 2012 North American Irish Dance Championships and last month placed 13th overall at the World Irish Dancing Championships in Boston.
"These guidelines are based on the most recent scientific evidence, as well as the expertise of the coaches who will help implement them," said Dr. Preston M. Wolin, a member of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee.
The Illinois High School Association approved new safety rules Wednesday to limit tackling in youth football practice in an effort to reduce head injuries, reported the Daily Herald. In March, a controversial bill sponsored by State Rep. Carol Sente (D-Vernon Hills) proposing to limit the number of days players could have full contact hitting practice (once a week) failed in the House committee. The new IHSA policy calls for coaches to gradually increase the time players can participate in preseason practice, along with the number of protective pads they can wear. On the seventh day of practice, players can participate in five hours of full contact drills wearing full pads, according to the IHSA. However, no single practice can exceed …
Friday, May 3, 2013
St. Viator High School will play Immaculate Conception under the lights starting at 7 p.m. in Rosement.
St. Viator High School's softball team will take on Immaculate Conception Prep School under the lights Friday night at The Ballpark, 27 Jennie Finch way in Rosemont, according to the St. Viator High School website. The opening pitch will be at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available by e-mailing Heidi Presslak at email@example.com. Check back to Arlington Heights Patch Friday night for a live-stream broadcast of the game. Live-stream broadcast source: High School Cube
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Ballroom dance students will compete for individual and studio titles this month.
A group of locally trained dancers will put their skills to the test this month at a national dance competition. Nine students at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Buffalo Grove will travel to Las Vegas in mid-April to compete in the Cross Country Dance Championship. They will be judged in American Rhythm (cha cha, rumba, swing, mambo and bolero) and American Smooth (waltz, tango, foxtrot, Viennese waltz) competitions. The dancers are not professionals; some took ballet when they were young, but “most of them haven’t had very much dance experience” before enrolling in the Buffalo Grove studio, manager Elle Sprague said. “A lot of them have been taking lessons for two to six years,” Sprague said. The students take private lessons multiple times…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Spicer died at the age of 59.
Wednesday, March 27
Bill Spicer, a suburban basketball referee who was extremely active in youth athletics in the Arlingont Heights area, has died at age 59 of a rare form of leukemia, according to the Daily Herald. Described by his family as someone who lived life to the fullest, Spicer officiated games for the Arlington Heights Athletic Association and served as the president of the association since 1999, according to the article.