Thursday, September 6, 2012
This is a weekly roundup of sports at North shore Country Day School, including boys soccer and girls tennis and field hockey. Check out the details here.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Editor's Note: This information was submitted by North Shore Country Day School. Played Chicago Academy (Regional Finalists last year) at Home on Wednesday, August 29, with a tie game of 3-3. Freshman Will Lawler scored 3 goals. The team came back from a 3-1 half-time deficit showing great spirit to rally with two goals in the last 25 minutes. Freshman Will Lawler scored all three goals, which included a great strike from the top of the box to level the game at 3-3. Riley Hall made a goalline clearance, and goalkeeper Alex Karmin made some great saves to keep us in the game. Played Niles North on Tuesday, August 28 and won 3-2. The match was tied 2-2, and the deciding match came down to #1 singles co-captain Annie Morris. She won in three…
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The Chicago Tribune wrote about Henry Wolfson, a 66-year-old substitute teacher at McCracken Middle School who is now homeless. Now, three former students have started a fundraiser to help their beloved teacher.
The Chicago Tribune's Labor Day story on how a well read, highly regarded substitute teacher in Skokie became homeless may have a silver lining. Henry Wolfson, 66, has been a substitute teacher at McCracken Middle School for 19 years. He moved into a homeless shelter after he could no longer pay rent on his Evanston apartment, the Tribune reports. Wolfson told the Tribune that medical expenses were a big reason why he's now living at a shelter. In light of the story, several of Wolfson's former students have created a fundraiser on GiveForward.com, a website designed to help people overburdened with medical expenses. The former students, Adam Youhanna, Christina Audisho and Anita Zaia have left a message on the page: Let's help the best …
Monday, February 20, 2012
Nominees for Athlete of the Week are Deerfield's Artie Bess, New Trier's Elana Benishay, Niles North's Mariyah Henley, Glenbrook North's Andrew McAuliffe and Loyola's Lauren Kriz.
More than 1,600 votes were cast in last week's competition and Deerfield's Christine Stitcher was named Patch Athlete of the Week. The nominees for North Shore Patch Athlete of the Week, Feb. 13 - Feb. 19: Artie Bess, senior, wrestling, Deerfield – Bess took third place in the 220-pound division at the Class 3A wrestling state championships last weekend. Bess beat Mt. Carmel junior David Denne 3-1 in the third-place match and finished the season with a record of 40-2. Lauren Kriz, senior, girl’s basketball, Loyola Academy – Kriz tallied 14 points and 10 rebounds in the Ramblers’ 46-31 win over Evanston in the Class 4A Evanston Regional finals. The Ramblers moved to 23-7 on the season and defeated Evanston for the second time this season. …
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 …
Sunday, December 11, 2011
Officially our closest contest yet. See who came out on top and won Athlete of the Week!
More than 900 votes were cast, but in the end Evanston’s Josh Irving landed this week’s Athlete of the Week. Irving received 330 votes, or 36 percent. Irving scored a game-high 20 points in Evanston’s 77-24 win against Maine East on Nov. 29. The 5-foot-10 senior drained three three-pointers as the Wildkits shot 10-for-21 from beyond the arc. The win continued Evanston’s undefeated start to the season as the Wildkits improved to 6-0. This week’s contest was also our closest one yet, with Skokie’s Mariyah Henley coming in second place, capturing 284 votes or 31 percent. (See final results here) We’d like to congratulate the following nominees for Athlete of the Week, Nov. 28 – Dec. 4: Mariyah Henley, senior, basketball center, Niles North…