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  • Team may be different, but successful

     Team may be different, but successful
    Doing more with less is the hallmark of the Chicagoland Jewish High School boys basketball program. Less can mean fewer practice days because of the Sabbath or a crowded gym. It also can mean no summer program to develop athletes. Despite all that,...
  • Dance | Stevenson, Vernon Hills with strong state showings

    Dance | Stevenson, Vernon Hills with strong state showings
    Stevenson coach Kristin Piekarski has heard the naysayers, the ones who think competitive dance is more about flash and glitz and less about athleticism. But the weary looks on the exhausted but excited dancers' faces on the drive back home from last...
  • Football | Schools vote to ban full-pad drills in summer practices

    The Illinois High School Association announced Tuesday that member schools had voted to eliminate full-pad drills from summer football practices, effective for the upcoming season. The vote bans full-pad and full-contact drills during the summer...
  • Curie stripped of Public League basketball title, forfeits all wins

    Curie stripped of Public League basketball title, forfeits all wins
    Curie will have to give up its city championship but its seven academically ineligible players might be allowed to participate in the upcoming state tournament. Curie coach Mike Oliver will not. A week after Curie beat Young 69-66 in four overtimes to...
  • IHSA announces enrollment classification changes affecting private schools

    IHSA announces enrollment classification changes affecting private schools
    The Illinois High School Association announced Wednesday changes to the classification system for non-boundaried high schools that have consistent success within their current class of competition. The changes will boost non-boundaried schools up to...
  • IHSA adopts national rule changes in football, soccer

    IHSA adopts national rule changes in football, soccer
    The National Federation of State High School Associations announced Thursday several rule changes for football and soccer aimed to make competition safer. In football, the NFSA revealed its defintion of "targeting" as "an act of taking aim and...
  • Football: IHSA proposes ending full-contact summer practices

    The Illinois High School Association announced Tuesday its legislative committee had approved a proposed by-law change that would eliminate full-contact football practices during the summer. The proposed rule change now goes to IHSA member schools. If a...
  • Former standout Sandburg gymnast finds niche as coach

    Former standout Sandburg gymnast finds niche as coach
    The Illinois High School Association State Gymnastics Meet gets rolling Friday and for the second year in a row, no Sandburg athletes will compete. But that's not going to stop the Eagles' first-year assistant coach from stopping by for a while....
  • Community celebrates Lincoln's 50 years

    Community celebrates Lincoln's 50 years
    It's worth noting when a school building reaches 50 years of educating students, but it's a point of pride when many graduates go on to become famous athletes, performers or successful businesspeople. A celebratory picnic after school on Friday paid...
  • Wrestling | State finals: Oak Park, Montini meet expectations, crowned again

    Wrestling | State finals: Oak Park, Montini meet expectations, crowned again
    BLOOMINGTON -- Since 2007, Montini's only dual-meet losses to an Illinois opponent were delivered by Oak Park the past two seasons. The Broncos set a record with their seventh consecutive state championship Saturday, but to win No. 8, they'll likely...
  • National volleyball title looks good to former Marist player

    National volleyball title looks good to former Marist player
    Since Joe Smalzer graduated a year before Marist High School's boys volleyball team won the Illinois High School Association state championship, he's now trying to help his Loyola University team win a national championship.. From Palos Heights, Smalzer...