Saturday, May 25, 2013
Red Devils have record setting performance
Hinsdale Central was nearly perfect in setting a state record Saturday at the Boys’ State Tennis Finals in Arlington Heights. The Red Devils scored 59 out of a possible 60 points to win their 22nd title in the 98 years of state competition. Their score eclipsed the 56 points set by New Trier in 2002. “This is the kind of thing that may not happen again,” said Hinsdale Central coach John Naisbitt, whose team won the state title last year. “We have a ton of talent. And even with talent there is another piece. You have to perform on the big days and we did.” Naisbitt’s squad did it in style with Martin Joyce winning the state singles’ title and Michael Lorenzini finishing third. Meanwhile, Eddie Grabill and Harold Martin topped fellow …
The Deerfield High School team has never advanced this far before.
The Deerfield High School boys volleyball team defeated Barrington Friday night 25-15, 22-25, 26-24. The win advances the team further than they've ever gone before, to the sectional title round Tuesday. A win there sends the team to the state tournament next weekend in Hoffman Estates. Friday night's victory was due to a huge number of kills. Click on the PDF image to the right to see the full list of game stats. Tuesday's game is at 7:30 p.m. in Antioch against Vernon Hills. They enter the game 31-6.
The exciting win happened in double overtime. The team will play York on Tuesday at Deerfield High School.
Catherine Kedjidjian, communications director for District 109 and mom of lacrosse player, Evan Kedjidjian, sent us this report from yesterday's game: The Deerfield High School boys lacrosse team beat Marian Catholic in the second round of playoffs for the Lacrosse Cup, 12-11 in double overtime. Goals by Andrew Small (4), Ben Singer (3), Mike Puccio and Jack Purdy (2 each) and Henri Beaudoin (1). After a key save by goalie Kedjidjian, Mike Puccio scored the winning goal in sudden death. The Warriors will have a home game Tuesday in the quarterfinal round against DHS will face York, who beat St. Francis tonight. Time TBD.
In less than a week, all Chicago-area Patch sites will have a brand new design and a whole new way to connect.
We have some exciting news to share about Patch: we’re getting a whole new look! It’s coming next week and it’s going to make Patch easier to use, and a better place to connect and share. The best part? You’ll be able to see it all on your mobile phone! Here’s what you need to know: Our site is being rebuilt from the ground up. The news will look better and be easier to comment on. And, you’ll find more local voices to keep you in the loop with the latest know-how and opinion. We’re adding Boards to make it easier for you to connect with each other, debate an issue, or announce your garage sale, graduation, or find a lost pet. More to say? It will be easier to start your own blog, too. You’ll soon be able to start your own blog anytime…
Get the latest results as they unfold straight from Eastern Illinois University.
Athletes from all over Illinois including the north and northwest suburbs will compete in the Illinois High School Association State Track Meet today at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Results are available here as they unfold. Meanwhile, watch videos of many of the athletes competing at the meet from the immediate area as they took part in either the Niles West or Buffalo Grove Sectional meets May 16.
Get the latest results as they unfold straight from Hersey High School in Arlington Heights.
Tennis players from all over Illinois including the north and northwest suburbs will compete in the Illinois High School Association State Tournament today at Hersey High School in Arlington Heights and other area courts. Results are available here as they unfold.
The following police-related items appeared on area Patches this week. When an arrest is mentioned it should not be considered a conviction.
Skokie Teen Charged in Shooting Near Old Orchard Mall Criminal charges have been filed against Rayshawn Taylor, 17 , of the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue in Evanston, in connection with a shooting that took place outside Old Orchard Mall near the intersection of Golf Road and Skokie Boulevard. Taylor is charged with one count of aggravated discharge of a firearm and one count of unlawful use of a weapon. Taylor shot a juvenile with a semiautomatic pistol on May 17 around 9:45 p.m., police said. When officers arrived at the scene, they observed a male subject lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He is currently in stable condition. "This was not a random act," Skokie Deputy Chief Mike Pechter told Patch. Taylor's bond …
A 2010 graduate of Stevenson High School now living in Deerfield has been dealing drugs and weapons for the past three months, reported the Deerfield Review.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Only Deerfield High School's Jack Kasbeer continues on into Saturday's matches.
The Deerfield High School's boys tennis team ended the day Friday in fifth place, with all but one of their players having finished their tournament play at the State Tennis Tournament at Hersey High School in Arlington Heights. They trail Hindsdale, Lake Forest, Stevenson and New Trier. Jack Kasbeer is the only Warrior to advance into Saturday's play. He lost his fourth round match, then won his sixth and seventh round consolation matches. Toby Ma lost his fourth round match, won his sixth round consolation match, then lost the 7th round consolation match. The doubles team of Noah Rosenblatt and Harrison Crist won their fourth round consolation match and then lost the fifth round consolation match. George Vanderkloot and Andrew Pekin …
Check out this trailer and review of the latest installment of The Hangover.
THE HANGOVER PART III – Its comedic pill may be charting in unwanted altered states. Is it due to chemistry or alchemy? Regardless, it's still beckoning us because it's certainly not a blasphemy! according to reviewer Beau Behan. To watch the trailer, just click above. You can also read Behan's full review here. Stars: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha. Director: Tod Phillips. Rated R, 100 min, Comedy