Monday, February 27, 2012
Nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week: Niles West's Jewell Loyd, Deerfield's Danny Katz, Glenbrook North's Mark Johnson, Highland Park's Jake Norcia, Loyola Academy's Kathleen Stralka.
More than 8,000 votes were cast in last week's competition and Deerfield's Artie Bess was named Patch Athlete of the Week. The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, Feb. 20 - Feb. 26: Kathleen Stralka, senior, girl’s basketball, Loyola Academy – Stralka scored a team-high 10 points in Loyola’s 31-26 win over Glenbrook South. The victory gave the Ramblers the Class 4A New Trier Sectional championship and Loyola advanced to play Wheeling in the Stevenson Super-Sectional. Danny Katz, senior, boys track, Deerfield – Katz won the long jump, triple jump and 55-meter intermediate hurdles at the Buffalo Grove quad last week. Katz’s three victories helped the Warriors win the meet, beating Conant, Prairie Ridge and Buffalo Grove. Mark Johnson, …
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Alex Sacks leads the scoring.
The Final Score: Lake Forest 56, Deerfield 46. Warriors Star Performer: Alex Sacks scored 16 points. Who’s Next: The Warriors play the Highland Park Giants at home this Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Monday, January 23, 2012
The nominees for Athlete of the Week: New Trier's Maggie Lyon, Deerfield's Zach Cole, Niles West's Ryan Miller, Niles North's Billy Voitik and Highland Park's Jake Zuckerman.
More than 300 votes were cast last week and Glenbrook South's Molly McDonagh claimed the title of Athlete of the Week. The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, Jan. 16 - Jan. 22: Zach Cole, senior, boys bowling, Deerfield – Cole took third place at the sectional championships with a 1332 in his six-game series. The senior led Deerfield to a third-place team finish and qualified as an individual for the state championship. Cole averaged a score of 228.36 in the Northern Illinois Boys Bowling Conference this year. (Watch a video of Cole, perfect game, here.) Maggie Lyon, senior, girls basketball, New Trier – Lyon scored 29 points in New Trier’s 56-43 victory over Niles West last week. Lyon, a Northwestern University recruit, helped the …
Sunday, November 27, 2011
More than 38,000 people voted during the week-long competition; see who came out on top.
Athlete of the Week for Nov. 14 - Nov. 20: Lena Munzer is this week's Patch Athlete of the Week. With more than 38,000 votes last week, the junior guard for Highland Park's girls basketball team was the runaway winner, capturing more than 65 percent of the vote. Munzer got off to a high-scoring start, pouring in 45 points against Grayslake North in the opening week. Honorable Mention - Brittany Collins, sophomore, basketball center, Maine West – The 6-foot center isn’t planning on having any sophomore slumps in her second varsity basketball season as she scored a game-high 20 points in Maine West’s season-opening 55-35 loss to Palatine on Nov. 14. The Warriors will host their Tip-Off Classic tournament later this week. Mimi Schneider, …
Friday, November 11, 2011
Two-way starter walked on at Illinois and ended up starting for a Rose Bowl team.
Former Deerfield quarterback John Lindquist went on to play full back at Michigan State in the 1960s. His son, Davy, took note. There is a big photo of Davy's dad in a football uniform in his boyhood home. "My mom told me about him," Davy Lindquist said about John. "It's a point of pride. And that's I all ever wanted to be." Read more: Vote for the Patch Athlete of the Week But then the word came from the family. No, Davy Lindquist wasn't to play football when he was young. His family thought he might get hurt (or, perhaps, that, because of his size and skill, he might seriously hurt others). Growing up, Lindquist got ready for football by playing soccer, baseball and basketball. He even took up lacrosse and hockey at Highland Park High …