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  • Girls swimming: Loyola claims first state title as New Trier's reign ends

    Girls swimming: Loyola claims first state title as New Trier's reign ends
    The Loyola girls swimming team used its last race Saturday to put a stamp on a program milestone. The Ramblers won their first girls swimming and diving state title, scoring 148 points. Downers Grove North, Rosary (118 each) and Lake Forest (114)...
  • Girls swimming state notes: Barrington's Kirsten Jacobsen wins two again

    Girls swimming state notes: Barrington's Kirsten Jacobsen wins two again
    Kirsten Jacobsen's facial expression upon hitting the wall said it all. Barrington's two-time defending state champion expected a better time in her favorite and best event, the 500-yard freestyle. The junior judged her mid-swim optimism based on the...
  • Pass The Drumstick, Then Everything Else, To Joey Chestnut

    Pass The Drumstick, Then Everything Else, To Joey Chestnut
    WEST HARTFORD — Growing up, the most famous eater in the world wanted no part of the big bird. "My birthday is always around Thanksgiving and I always had to have turkey on my birthday," Joey "Jaws" Chestnut said Friday. "My mom was always, 'Let'...
  • Friday's high school roundup: Menchville's Breeger signs to swim for JMU

    Girls swimming: Menchville senior Jillian Breeger signed her letter of intent to swim for James Madison next season. She helped the Monarchs win a state title in the 200-yard freestyle relay last year. Boys volleyball: Cox (Group 6A) and Princess...
  • Girls swimming: Mundelein's Falconer, Barrington's Jacobsen set for final showdown

    Girls swimming: Mundelein's Falconer, Barrington's Jacobsen set for final showdown
    Erin Falconer entered the girls swimming and diving state meet with a bit of unfinished business. The Mundelein senior finished as the runner-up in the 100- and 200-yard freestyles in 2013. During Friday's preliminaries, she posted the fastest time (1...
  • Girls swimming state notes: Downers Grove North still afloat

    Girls swimming state notes: Downers Grove North still afloat
    During what was supposed to be a down season, Downers Grove North will not go away. The Trojans came within 3 1/2 points of beating New Trier for the team title in 2013. They graduated arguably the most talented senior class in program history —...
  • Hank Azaria's character-filled house is up for sale

     Hank Azaria's character-filled house is up for sale
    Hank Azaria, a longtime voice on "The Simpsons," has listed a house in the Beverly Crest area at $3.5 million. The two-story house, built in 1999 with a design inspired by Prairie School architecture, is set behind gates on close to a half-acre in a...
  • Working Title, Weinstein, BBC Projects Join Brit List of Stellar Scripts

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Projects in development at Working Title, The Weinstein Company and BBC Films are among the Brit List, a compendium of stellar screenplays by a non-U.S. writers that have yet to go into production, nominated by leading U.K....
  • Palm Beach high school results and schedules

    BOCA RATON — After 11 games and nearly three months, Calvary Christian ended the season where it began — unblemished. The Eagles beat Coral Springs Charter, 31-20, on Saturday at FAU Stadium to cap an 11-0 season and claim the third...
  • Connections: Former Wekiva soccer player sparks Rollins

    Connections: Former Wekiva soccer player sparks Rollins
    Paxton Sickler's boundless energy and competitive juices will give Rollins' women's soccer team an opportunity to continue its record run this weekend. The top-seeded Tars (17-2) will face sixth-seeded Saint Leo at 7:30 Friday night in the NCAA Division...
  • Girls swimming | State up next for Deerfield swimmers, diver

    Girls swimming | State up next for Deerfield swimmers, diver
    It was a good week for Ruby Powell and the Deerfield High School swim team. The senior signed a letter of intent to attend and swim for Texas Christian University next year and then competed with her teammates at the Skokie sectional championship and...