| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:50 PM
The Hampton Cup Regatta will celebrate its 89th anniversary when the hydroplane-racing attraction returns to Mill Creek in Hampton from Aug. 1-3.
This year’s regatta will serve as host to the Eastern Nationals, with more than 75 hydroplane boats...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Michaela Soper, a team member at Harford Gymnastics Training Center, recently signed her national letter of intent to attend Gannon University in the fall on an athletic scholarship for Gannon's tumbling and acrobatic team. Soper has been a member of...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Wheaton Warrenville South gymnast David MacDonald just wanted to have some fun.
After a decade on the competitive club gymnastics circuit, MacDonald dismounted last spring to join the Wheaton co-op high school team.
The switch strengthened the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:21 AM
The DuPage Valley All-Conference boys gymnastics team includes Naperville Central senior Ryan Durkin, named as one of the three all-around first-teamers.
Central senior Dom Delgrosso was named to the all-conference squad for floor exercise. Delgrosso...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Wheaton Warrenville South senior David MacDonald dominated the Wheaton Warrenville Sectional on May 7 and has his eye on an all-around state title while his team is seeking its third straight crown.
MacDonald won the floor exercise (9.400), pommel horse...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:05 PM
St. Francis sophomore gymnast Shea Mahoney made the most of her Junior Olympic National Championships performance.
Mahoney finished third on the beam and on the floor and sixth on the vault to lead the Region 5 team to a national championship.
| May 16, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The Wheaton North/Wheaton Warrenville South co-op boys gymnastics team used to be an also-ran, a program with one team title in the first 60 years of the state meet.
The Tigers, though, have flipped the script during the last four years.
| May 16, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Wheaton Warrenville South senior David MacDonald had a target on his back Friday at Hinsdale Central as the defending all-around state boys gymnastics champion.
That doesn't mean he felt the pressure.
"It wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be,...
| May 17, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Elgin senior Steve Merena is a talented gymnast, but he's not the first state-caliber athlete by the same name.
His father, also Steve Merena, won back-to-back rings state titles in 1980 and 1981 for Schaumburg. The elder Merena now coaches his son at...
| May 17, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Wheaton Warrenville South senior David MacDonald had little to prove Saturday at the boys gymnastics individual state finals.
He entered the day as the back-to-back all-around champion and the defender of three individual events.
He still found a...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Turning in its best performance in school history, the Deerfield High School boys' gymnastics team finished seventh in the state meet May 16 and 17 in Hinsdale.
The Warriors accumulated 141.75 points to edge Downers Grove South with 138.8 for the...