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  • Lake Forest linebacker Jack Traynor tackles Illinois football record

    Lake Forest linebacker Jack Traynor tackles Illinois football record
    It was November of 2013, and the Lake Forest football team was playing at De La Salle in the second round of the Class 6A state playoffs. Out of the corner of his eye, Scouts junior defensive lineman Nick Athenson saw a De La Salle ball carrier. He ran...
  • Mooseheart basketball player takes to the court despite legal challenge

    Mooseheart basketball player takes to the court despite legal challenge
    A decision on an eleventh-hour effort to block a Congo-born student from playing basketball for Mooseheart is on hold, clearing the way for Rodrigue Ceda Makindu to take to the court Monday night. The Illinois Appellate Court's 2nd Judicial District,...
  • Football recruiting notes: Lake Forest's Jack Traynor gets high grades on, off field

    Football recruiting notes: Lake Forest's Jack Traynor gets high grades on, off field
    Lake Forest senior middle linebacker Jack Traynor produces eye-catching numbers — in the classroom and on the football field. Last month, Traynor was named to the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Class 6A All-State team. He had...
  • Concussion suit could spell end of football at some high schools: IHSA

    Concussion suit could spell end of football at some high schools: IHSA
    High school football could cease to exist in some towns if a concussion lawsuit filed against the Illinois High School Association succeeds, officials with the organization said Friday. IHSA Executive Director Marty Hickman said some schools would not be...
  • IHSA says coaches, doctors — not lawyers — should handle sports safety

    IHSA says coaches, doctors — not lawyers — should handle sports safety
    The Illinois High School Association made its first extended comments Wednesday on a lawsuit that claims the group's concussion protocols are inadequate, saying that coaches and doctors, not lawyers, should be in charge of making sports safer. "While...
  • Former athletic director Bob Tunnicliff left a mark on Libertyville

    Former athletic director Bob Tunnicliff left a mark on Libertyville
    In 1954, Bob Tunnicliff moved to Libertyville for a job. He retired 32 years later with a legacy. The first athletic director in Libertyville High School history, Tunnicliff wore many hats between the years of 1954 and 1986. He was also the Wildcats&...
  • International students at Mooseheart may be allowed to play basketball

    A student from Congo at Mooseheart High School may finally get his chance to play basketball for the school, barring an appeal. That’s the good news for 6-foot 3-inch Rodrique “Ceda” Makindu, 18, a student who came to the school two...
  • Deerfield wrestlers optimistic about season

     Deerfield wrestlers optimistic about season
    Last year, Colton Emmerich was the first wrestler in 50 years to win an individual state championship for Deerfield High School. Head coach Marc Pechter is expecting the next one might come a little bit sooner. "I think we were able to jump a level as a...
  • Judge clears way for international Mooseheart basketball players

    Judge clears way for international Mooseheart basketball players
    A judge has scrapped an Illinois High School Association bylaw, clearing the way for three international students — including one 7-footer — to play for Mooseheart's basketball team. But Kane County Judge David Akemann delayed imposing his...
  • 7A football: Richie Warfield scores 4 TDs as Providence wins 10th title

    7A football: Richie Warfield scores 4 TDs as Providence wins 10th title
    CHAMPAIGN — The best way to stop Providence's offense is to keep it on the sideline. For one half Cary-Grove, behind its triple-option attack, did just that. But Providence made a few adjustments in the second half, which resulted in three of...
  • Ex-prep quarterback files concussion suit against IHSA

    Ex-prep quarterback files concussion suit against IHSA
    On the final day of the state's high school football season, a former prep quarterback filed a lawsuit against the Illinois High School Association, claiming the organization has failed to do enough to protect athletes from the potential damage of...