Sunday, December 30, 2012
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Sunday, December 30, 2012
Sports in the Deerfield area kept residents captivated this year, and Deerfield Patch has been there to cover it all. Here we recap the top 10 sports-related stories of the year. Get local news in a daily email from Patch. It's like getting a free newspaper. Learn more. Patch has listed the most read stories and columns on the subject of sports, though there were many. The links for the top 10, listed in order, are as follows: 1. 52 Deerfield Runners Finish Chicago Marathon Deerfield runners Nate McPherson and Scott Friedlander were among the top 1,000 finishers in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. In all, 52 people from the Village finished the race, according to the official marathon website. 2. Calistri, Jones Ink College …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Christina Loukas joins Warrior fall sports teams at pep rally Friday.
A packed Exhibition Gym exploded with cheers Friday afternoon as Deerfield High School’s fall athletic teams entered the annual homecoming pep rally as some of the loudest applause were reserved for one of the Warriors’ most accomplished alumna. Two time Olympic diver Christina Loukas returned wearing an official shirt from the London Games to participate in the rally. She was lauded by Diving Coach Doug Foerch for the three state championships she won while at the school as well as her career since then. Earlier: Olympian Loukas To Appear at Homecoming Rally “It was awesome to be back at Deerfield and see everyone,” Loukas said. “I really liked high school.” She also flipped the coin before the start of the Warriors football game Friday …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Matches performance four years ago in Beijing.
Christina Loukas came up a bit short in her hopes to claim a medal in the finals of the three-meter springboard diving competition today at the Aquatics Center of the London Olympics. Loukas scored 332.10 to finish eighth in the world. It is the same position the Riverwoods’ native and Deerfield High School graduate had 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Earlier: Loukas Dives Into Olympic Finals “Loukas is performing well today,” British Broadcast Company commentator Liam Taylor said. “A little bit away from her best. She will be eighth today. I think that is about right with her performance today. Loukas finished with a score of 339.75 on Saturday in the semifinals and was seeded sixth in today’s finals. The former Warrior got off to a good start …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Former Deerfield High School diver seeks Olympic medal.
Christina Loukas is headed back to the Olympic diving finals. Loukas, who hails from Riverwoods and graduated from Deerfield High School, came up with an impressive performance Saturday in the women’s’ three meter springboard diving at the London Olympics. Earlier: Loukas Advances to Olympic Diving Semifinals Loukas scored a 339.75 in the semifinals to finish 6th and easily place in the top 12 scores that advanced to the finals. Loukas’ score on Saturday was nearly 10 points and one place higher than her preliminary score of 330.45 on Friday. Neither score carries over into the finals. Loukas, who was 8th in the Beijing Olympics in 2008, will now compete Sunday in the finals of the event. The finals are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Chicago …
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Friday, August 3, 2012
Deerfield High School alumna moves into Saturday's competition.
Christina Loukas dove into the semifinals of the three-meter Olympic springboard competition Friday at the Aquatics Center at the London Games. Loukas got off to strong start and finished with a score of 330.45 to finish in seventh of the 30 divers in the preliminary round. That easily put her in the top 18 divers who advanced to Saturday’s semifinals at 8:30 a.m. Chicago time or 2:30 p.m. in London. Should Loukas score in the top 12 on Saturday, she would take part in Sunday’s finals. Earlier: Local Olympic Diver Set for London Competing before nearly two dozen family and friends who made the trip to London to cheer her on, Loukas looked strong early in the competition. After the first two of the five dives she would complete, the …
Patty Loukas gives nod to Doug Foerch for some of Christina's Olympic success.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Deerfield High School graduate dives in 3-meter springboard at 8:30 a.m. Friday.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Patch has compiled a full schedule for Jillian Schwartz, Christina Loukas, Matt Grevers and Conor Dwyer.
Four local athletes begin their quest for Olympic gold when the 2012 London Olympic Games start at 1:30 p.m. today (London Time) with the opening ceremonies. American swimmers Matt Grevers of Lake Forest and Conor Dwyer of Winnetka start racing Saturday while Deerfield High School graduate and Riverwoods native Christina Loukas will wait until August 3. Lake Forest High School graduate and Israeli team member, Jillian Schwartz, starts competing in the pole vault August 4. Though only some of their performances will be on national television, every jump, dive and swim can be seen live by computer streaming through Comcast or other Internet providers. Patch has compiled a schedule for all four athletes. Just click on their name below to see …
See Deerfield High School graduate and Riverwoods native Christina Loukas' schedule and how to see her on TV.
Deerfield High School graduate and Riverwoods native Christina Loukas will be competing in the 3-meter springboard at the London Olympics. Loukas’ diving competition at the Olympics will stretch over three days August 3. On August 3 competition begins at 8:30 a.m., Chicago time. Loukas will have five dives. Should her cumulative score on the five dives be one of the 18 highest scores, the she native will advance to Saturday’s semifinals. On August 4, again at 8:30 a.m. here, the 18 divers will complete their five dives. The highest 12 scores will then advance to the August 5 finals which will begin at 7 p.m. London time or 1 p.m. here. Loukas can be seen streamed live on Comcast for all of her competition. The diving finals will also been…