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  • Lyons' Weston Credit puts breaststroke medal on ice

    Lyons' Weston Credit puts breaststroke medal on ice
    Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn grabbed attention Sunday for participating in the Polar Plunge in Lake Michigan, but Lyons junior Weston Credit also benefited one day earlier from jumping into some freezing waters. A year ago at the state meet, he followed...
  • Libertyville swimmers Matt Harrington, Justin Fu cap decorated careers

    Libertyville swimmers Matt Harrington, Justin Fu cap decorated careers
    Seconds before the start of the 100-yard butterfly finals at the boys swimming and diving state meet at New Trier on Saturday, Libertyville senior Matt Harrington stood on his lane five platform and flashed a wide smile. It was the final individual race...
  • Daniel Smith completes transformation into Lake Forest's leader

    Daniel Smith completes transformation into Lake Forest's leader
    Lake Forest swimmers filled the pool deck inside New Trier's natatorium for the boys swimming and diving state finals Saturday. That's just how Daniel Smith wanted it. Smith, a senior, swam in the 100-yard backstroke final Saturday. He finished fifth in...
  • Threat of more icy weather postpones Tuesday's basketball sectionals, state swim meet

    Threat of more icy weather postpones Tuesday's basketball sectionals, state swim meet
    The threat of more icy weather prompted some schools close early and all to cancel afternoon activities, which will postpone the basketball playoffs and the state Class 4A-3A swimming championships. Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Carroll County...
  • Chinnery, 14, tunes up for Liukin Cup with personal-best performance on beam, second place all-around in Charleston meets | Community news

    Kourtney Chinnery tuned up for Friday’s Nastia Liukin Cup with a stellar performance in Charleston, S.C., last weekend. On Friday, the World Class Gymnastics star scored a career high of 38.175 points in the all-around for second place in her Jr....
  • To Polar Bears, cold-water plunge is cheap therapy, nature's church

    To Polar Bears, cold-water plunge is cheap therapy, nature's church
    On the plus side, the ocean waves were rolling, not frozen in mid-curl, and the calendar read March, so the city's third-coldest February on record was over. Nevertheless, it was undeniably, brutally cold as snow fell on the sand at Coney Island on...
  • Blake Pieroni, Aaron Whitaker stand out in Big Ten swim championships

    Former Chesterton swimmers Blake Pieroni and Aaron Whitaker made a huge impact in the Big Ten Championships at the University of Iowa over the weekend. Pieroni, competing for Indiana, shared Freshman of the Year honors with Michigan's Evan White, who...
  • Duke Kahanamoku Beach Challenge set for March 15

    Duke Kahanamoku Beach Challenge set for March 15
    Honolulu visitors on March 15 can enjoy sporting activities in the water and on the sand while soaking up the sun along Waikiki Beach during the 30th annual Duke Kahanamoku Beach Challenge. Admission to the event, named for the legendary surfer, is...
  • Fenwick's Michael Hill adds two more state medals

    Fenwick's Michael Hill adds two more state medals
    Fenwick senior Michael Hill wrapped up a sensational high school career Saturday by winning two more medals at the boys swimming and diving state meet at New Trier. Hill took 10th in the 50-yard freestyle (21.27 seconds) and was part of the 200 medley...
  • For OPRF's Girardot, crucial swim came early

    For OPRF's Girardot, crucial swim came early
    For most swimmers at last weekend's IHSA boys swimming state meet at New Trier, the do-or-die moments of their season came during the final two weeks. For Oak Park-River Forest senior Jack Girardot, the most important meet came much earlier, at a...
  • Deerfield diver 2nd at state

     Deerfield diver 2nd at state
    Deerfield diver Sean Scarry had an ambitious goal for the state swimming and diving championships at New Trier High School last weekend. "As a sophomore, I finished fourth, and as a junior, I finished third," said Scarry, a senior. "I wanted to keep...