Monday, January 16, 2012
The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week: New Trier's Max Grodecki, Oak Park-River Forest's Hailey Hoye, Highland Park's Jake Norcia, Glenbrook South's Molly McDonagh, Maine West's Michelle Madalinski.
More than 15,000 votes were counted last week and Deerfield's Alex Sacks was proclaimed this week's Athlete of the Week. The nominees for North Shore Patch Athlete of the Week, Jan. 9 - Jan. 15: Michelle Madalinski, senior, girls gymnastics, Maine West – At the Niles North Viking Invitational, Madalinski took first in the uneven bars with a score of 9.35. The senior also took second in balance beam (9.4) to Hersey’s Hannah Bovino. Jake Norcia, senior, boys basketball, Highland Park – Norcia hit one of the biggest shots of his career when he nailed a half-court buzzer-beater to give the Warriors a 57-54 win at Elk Grove. Norica had 27 points in the contest and helped Highland Park improve 9-6 on the season. Max Grodecki, senior, boys …
Monday, January 2, 2012
Vote for one of these nominees as the Athlete of the Week: Niles North's Malachi Nix, Maine South's Nina Duric, Evanston's Leonard Garron, New Trier's David Bragiel, Highland Park's Ross Chukerman
More than 500,000 votes were counted last week to make Highland Park's Leeny Bloom this week's Patch Athlete of the Week. The following nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, Dec. 26 - Jan. 1, are: Malachi Nix, junior, basketball guard, Niles North – Nix had 13 points in the first quarter and 23 for the game in Niles North’s 62-48 win over Vernon Hills in the Wheeling Hardwood Classic consolation game. The Vikings are now 8-5 on the season as they head into CSL North play. Nina Duric, senior, basketball, Maine South – Duric led the Hawks’ balanced scoring attack with 14 points and nine rebounds in Maine South’s 55-43 win over Champaign Centennial to claim the State Farm Holiday Classic title. This marks the first time Maine South has won …
Monday, December 19, 2011
Please help us choose our Athlete of the Week for Dec. 12 - Dec. 18: Maine South's Jacqui Grant, Loyola's Michelle Ricolcol, Niles West's Vaughn Monreal-Berner, Highland Park's Lena Munzer and Fenwick's Sam Ainsworth.
The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, Dec. 12 - Dec. 18: Jacqui Grant, junior, girls basketball, Maine South – Grant had 17 points and 10 rebounds against CSL South-leading Glenbrook South in a 45-39 victory last week. The win over the previously undefeated Titans vaulted the Hawks into a tie for the CSL South lead. Vaughn Monreal-Berner, junior, wrestling, Niles West – Monreal-Berner took home the title in the 182-pound weight class at the Lake Park Ralph W. Krupke Classic last weekend. The Niles West junior is now 17-3 on the season and is looking to get to the state championships after getting to sectionals last year. Lena Munzer, junior, girls basketball, Highland Park – Munzer reached the 1,000-point mark for her career on Dec…
Monday, November 21, 2011
Please helps us choose our Patch Athlete of the Week, Nov. 14 - Nov. 20: Maine West's Brittany Collins, Fenwick's Mimi Schneider, Glenbrook North's Rachel Blitt, Loyola Academy's Will Palivos and Highland Park's Lena Munzer.
Almost 1,000 people voted last week to make Glenbrook South's Alli Mack our Athlete of the Week. The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, Nov. 14- Nov. 20 are: Brittany Collins, sophomore, basketball center, Maine West – The 6-foot center isn’t planning on having any sophomore slumps in her second varsity basketball season as she scored a game-high 20 points in Maine West’s season-opening 55-35 loss to Palatine on Nov. 14. The Warriors will host their Tip-Off Classic tournament later this week. Mimi Schneider, sophomore, girls swimming, Fenwick –Schneider racked up four victories at Saturday’s state championships, winning the 100-yard butterfly and swimming a leg in all three of Fenwick’s relay teams. Schneider finished the 100 fly in …
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Winnetka residents hear various authorities discuss updating plan and report suggestions.
After six years of fact gathering, the Winnetka Plan Commission on Sunday released what it considers the best course of action for the future of affordable housing in the village. About two dozen residents sat in the brightly lit auditorium of at Carleton Washburne School, which prides itself on "exploring possibilities for the future," while commission Chairwoman Becky Hurley along with Village President Jessica Tucker and representatives from state and local housing authorities discussed the housing plan, which will be submitted for council approval in late fall. Their discussions included what the affordable housing plan would mean for building construction and housing costs. Earlier: Nonprofit Fires Back at Homeowners Association …
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Check out our complete coverage of safety, environmental and fun Lake Michigan stories.
Drive along Sheridan Road and it's hard not to be in awe of Lake Michigan at some point. Lake Michigan, one of the world's largest bodies of fresh water, offers incredible environmental insight, as well as good summer fun. But at times, the lake can be dangerous. To keep you in the loop, we've compiled our coverage: