Vernon Hills wins sectional title

Lake County High School Sports - Tue, 04/23/2013 - 07:29

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Meri Bennett-Swanson scored 10 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead host Vernon Hills to a solid 42-30 win over Regina Dominican in the finals of the 3A sectional at Vernon Hills.

Flooding tales from Chicagoland

Lisle evacuations left no one behind Lisle was hit hard by the floods, and by late afternoon, busloads of people were evacuated from their homes to a Red Cross emergency shelter at Benedictine University. Red Cross manager Joe Dillett said the shelter...

Patriots start fast, hold on for victory

Lake County High School Sports - Sun, 04/14/2013 - 11:16

Stevenson lit up the fieldhouse on the campus of Northern Illinois University with a barrage of three-point baskets early, then held off a Rockford Boylan rally late to win 73-67 in the Class 4A supersectional basketball game on Tuesday night.

Illinois tourist found dead in Washington's tidal basin

The body of a northwest suburban man who went missing last month while sightseeing in Washington, D.C. was found floating in the Tidal Basin early Thursday, police said today. The body of Sarath Kumar Potharaju, 35, of Grayslake, was pulled from the...

Illinois tourist found dead in Washington's tidal basin

WASHINGTON — A man found floating in the Tidal Basin early Thursday was a tourist from the Chicago area who disappeared near the same spot on Easter Sunday, officials said. Sarath Kumar Potharaju, 35, of Grayslake, Ill., went missing the afternoon...

Warren softball figures to be a big hit

Lake County High School Sports - Wed, 04/10/2013 - 11:02

Don’t know what kind of car Warren softball coach Tina Meyer gets into when she drives from her teaching job at Zion-Benton High School to the softball diamond at Warren for practice each afternoon.

Hawks bring flair, excitement to court

Lake County High School Sports - Mon, 04/08/2013 - 12:23

We know that in a fun-and-gun game of basketball, North Chicago’s not going to lose to any team this side of Morgan Park from Chicago.

Lake Zurich, Mundelein police blotter: April 4

The following items were taken from police records. Lake Zurich On March 28 at 3:10 p.m., police arrested a 61-year-old Deer Park woman in the 600 block of North Rand Road. She was charged with retail theft. On March 28 at 4:01 p.m., police arrested...

Best bets for the week

MHS's April 5 Variety Show to benefit Make-a-Wish Foundation Mundelein High School students will sing, dance, juggle, read poetry and more all to benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation at their annual variety show to be held Friday, April 5 at 7 p.m. in the...

Zion ousts Deerfield

Lake County High School Sports - Mon, 04/01/2013 - 12:19

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Hard as it may be to believe, when Zion-Benton takes the court Friday in the finals of the Class 4A Deerfield Regional, it will be the first time any current Zee-Bee has played in a regional championship game.

Vernon Hills earns rematch with Montini

Lake County High School Sports - Wed, 03/27/2013 - 11:19

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Anyone who didn’t see this coming hasn’t been paying attention to high school girls basketball in Illinois.


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New Director named for Technology Center of DuPage and DAOES

(March 22, 2013 / Addison IL) -- Starting July 1, Technology Center of DuPage and the DuPage Area Occupational Education System (DAOES) will welcome Dr. James L. Thorne of Valparaiso, Indiana as the new Executive Director. The DAOES Board of Directors...

Victory shows Patriots are ready for extended March Madness run

Lake County High School Sports - Fri, 03/22/2013 - 15:17

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: In March of 2007, Stevenson began what has grown to a six-year streak of Lake County teams bringing home a trophy from the March Madness boys basketball state finals in Peoria.

Master plan for protecting Liberty Prairie Reserve unveiled

The brook, rolling hills and miles of nature trails in the Liberty Prairie Reserve offer a scenic reprieve from the office parks and industrial warehouses that dot central Lake County. And a group of local conservationists, private landowners and public...

Warhawks give it their all

Lake County High School Sports - Thu, 03/21/2013 - 11:24

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Third-seeded Regina Dominican slammed the door shut on any Cinderella hopes 10th seed North Chicago might have had Tuesday night, thanks to a 63-56 win in the Class 3A semifinals of the Vernon Hills Sectional.

Three-point play in final seconds ends Z-B dream

Lake County High School Sports - Wed, 03/20/2013 - 11:16

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: At this level, it always comes down to execution. Which is why Palatine Fremd beat Zion-Benton 55-54 Monday in the semifinals of the Class 4A Libertyville Sectional.


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