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NORMAL – Ain’t no mountain high enough.Cara Mattaliano had 21 kills, Brittany Pavich added nine kills and an ace, and Hannah Kaminsky had 33 assists and three aces as No. 1-ranked Benet rallied from down one set and trailing 20-16 in Game 2 to defeat New Trier, 21-25, 25-22, 25-17 In the IHSA Class 4A state championship match Saturday at Redbird Arena … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Girls Volleyball: Maddie, Molly Haggerty shine in St Francis 3A title win ]]>
NORMAL – As long as there’s a Haggerty in the house, St. Francis coach Peg Kopec stands a pretty good chance of passing Mother McAuley’s Nancy Pedersen for the most state titles by a coach. Freshman Molly Haggerty had 12 kills, junior Maddie Haggerty added seven kills and McKenna Kelsay orchestrated the Spartans’ offense with 27 assists as St. Francis defeated Richmond-Burton … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Girls Volleyball: Mother McAuley downs Libertyville, takes third in Class 4A ]]>
It’s a process recovering when opportunity knocks and you don’t answer the door. Mother McAuley did a pretty good job of processing after losing to New Trier in Friday night’s Class 4A semifinal. “Their hearts were broken last night. We felt sorry for ourselves last night, slept on it, had a good practice this morning and we were ready to go,” coach … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Boys Basketball: ‘Wolverine Madness’ sweeps through Simeon ]]>
Standing at center court of Simeon’s gym, Arisa Johnson was knocked out by what she saw. “This is triple what it was last year,” the president of Simeon’s basketball booster club said. The Wolverines took their show prime time with “Wolverine Madness,” a nearly three-hour basketball jamboree Friday night that unveiled some dazzling emerging prospects and a deep and re-stocked line up … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Girls Swimming: Lyons senior Elly Vitek breaks pool record, advances to state in four events ]]>
Lyons senior Elly Vitek didn’t intend to break any records at the Downers Grove South Sectional Saturday. It just happened. Lyons’ top swimmer advanced to next weekend’s state meet for the third consecutive time and set a pool record along the way in the 200-yard freestyle when her winning time of 1 minute, 52.96 seconds eclipsed the mark of 1:53.21 established by … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Hockey: Lyons peppers Nazareth with goals early, often ]]>
Lyons hockey is beginning to run on all cylinders offensively as Nazareth found out in Darien on Saturday. Big games from forwards Charles Rocco and Nickolas Wink helped Lyons cruise past its rival 7-2. “We’re starting to click offensively now,” said Rocco, who finished with two goals and two assists. “We see it in practice and we’re starting to see it during … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Girls Swimming: New Trier advances everyone to state; Glenbrook South’s Olivia Smoliga sets two pool records ]]>
In a meet where beating state qualifying times carries significantly more importance than individual finishes or a team’s point total, the New Trier girls swimming team showed why it’s the strongest program in the state on Saturday. The Trevians qualified all 21 of their sectional entrants – 18 individuals and three relays – for the first day of the two-day state swimming … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Bulletin Board ]]> * Sullivan is seeking teams for its varsity boys basketball Thanksgiving tournament to be held Nov. 20, 21 and 23. Contact Juan Enriquez at (773) 459-8137. * Marian Catholic is seeking a football coach for. Interested applicants should send a letter, resume and references to Principal Sr. Kathleen Anne Tait by Dec. 1 at MCHS, 700 Ashland Avenue, Chicago Heights, IL 60411. … ]]> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 15:56:18 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/home/15521979-401/bulletin-board.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/home/15521979-401/bulletin-board.html <![CDATA[ Girls Volleyball: West Aurora’s Lauren Carlini is the total package ]]>
Individual accolades are nice, and there have been many during Lauren Carlini’s career. She was named the nation’s top college recruit in 2012, according to a survey of college coaches released by Prepvolleyball.com. She is the favorite to win the Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year award and is a contender for national honors. Conference MVP. Tournament MVP. There aren’t many honors … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Girls Volleyball: Benet overcomes slow start, advances to state final ]]>
Up a game and leading 15-10 in the second, Libertyville appeared to have No. 1-ranked Benet on the ropes. But appearances can be deceiving. Benet went on a 9-0 run to take a 19-15 lead and earn the second game, then used a 10-1 run in Game 3 to build an 18-7 lead on its way to a 20-25, 25-21, 25-13 victory … ]]>
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