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  • Central Catholic's Sagl, Salisbury's Reihman top seeds at state swimming and diving meet

    Central Catholic's Sagl, Salisbury's Reihman top seeds at state swimming and diving meet
    If Central Catholic senior Nicole Sagl needed any confirmation that she was prepared for the PIAA Swimming and Diving Championships, she found it at the District 11 meet. Sagl set three records — district, pool and school — with her total of...
  • Crown Point grad Jason Tsirtsis repeats as Big Ten champ

    Defending national champion Jason Tsirtsis graded himself incomplete after repeating as Big Ten champion in the 149-pound class. The Crown Point grad reversed an earlier 3-2 defeat by beating Iowa's Brad Sorenson 2-1 on riding time in the Big Ten meet...
  • A look back at Camille Muffat, Alexis Vastine and Florence Arthaud

    A look back at Camille Muffat, Alexis Vastine and Florence Arthaud
    The French sports world is reeling after the deaths of three of the country's elite athletes, along with seven others, in the crash of two helicopters that collided while shooting the reality TV show "Dropped" in Argentina's La Rioja province Monday....
  • Coast Guard Blue Dolphins take third in state short-course swimming championships | Community news

    The Coast Guard Blue Dolphins, led by Peyton Baldwin and Maddie Morello, finished in third place among 21 girls teams to top the Peninsula's showing at the Virginia Swimming Short Course Senior Championships in Christiansburg Thursday through Sunday. The...
  • Land's End Getaway Tour makes stop on Las Olas Blvd.

    Land's End Getaway Tour makes stop on Las Olas Blvd.
    Land's End is bringing their Traveling Beach House to Fort Lauderdale's Las Olas Boulevard Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15 from noon to 6 p.m. The free-and-open-to-the-public event is part of the Land's End Getaway Tour where women can be...
  • Murphy McQuet sets New Trier boys swimming record, joins elite group

    Murphy McQuet sets New Trier boys swimming record, joins elite group
    As a freshman, Murphy McQuet would look to the right of the scoreboard in New Trier's natatorium and study the list of school swimming records. The board includes some of the state's fastest times ever. It also features an array of swimmers McQuet has...
  • Glenbrook North boys swimmers eager to take next step in 2016

    There are two types of swimmers at the state meet, according to Kirk Ziemke. The Glenbrook North boys swimming coach said there are those who swim for Friday and those who swim for Saturday. This season, the Spartans swam for Friday. But Ziemke said...
  • Area's top athletes are even better students

    Area's top athletes are even better students
    In learning to balance the commitments between being a top athlete and an elite student, Taylor Arends didn't need to look very far for an example. Her former doubles partner in tennis and one of her best friends, 2014 Oak Park-River Forest graduate...
  • For Stagg twins, pooling their resources nears end

    For Stagg twins, pooling their resources nears end
    Come next school year, current Stagg senior Zack Amendola will be swimming for the University of Redlands in California. His twin brother, Nick, will be studying at DePaul and won't be swimming competitively. After 13 years of being on the same club and...
  • Former L.A. mayor can survey city from new perch

     Former L.A. mayor can survey city from new perch
    Antonio Villaraigosa, who served eight years as L.A.'s 41st mayor, has bought a contemporary house in Hollywood Hills for $2.5 million. The 1970s home takes in views of such landmarks as the Hollywood sign and the Griffith Observatory as well as...
  • Louise H. Cote September 12, 1926 - January 1, 2015

    Louise H. Cote<br/> September 12, 1926 - January 1, 2015
    Louise Helen (“Franky”) Cote passed away peacefully on New Year’s Day 2015 at her son’s home in Santa Barbara, California, surrounded by her loving family and friends. She will be remembered by three generations of first-grade...