High School Sports - Chicago Sun-Times http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com Latest news from the Chicago Sun-Times - High School Sports en-us webmaster@suntimes.com (Editor) Newspapers http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/csp/cms/sites/YourSeason/assets/img/logo.gif Chicago Sun-Times http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Baseball: Hinsdale Central coach Justin Cronin steps down ]]>
Hinsdale Central baseball coach Justin Cronin, whose program is being investigated by the IHSA, resigned Thursday for personal reasons, according to a statement by school athletic director Dan Jones. Former baseball coach Tom Dorrance, who resigned in 2010 under pressure from parents, has been named interim baseball coach. Cronin, who will continue teaching P.E at Hinsdale Central, coached the varsity baseball team … ]]>
Thu, 08 Nov 2012 19:17:38 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/16260516-393/baseball-hinsdale-central-coach-justin-cronin-steps-down.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/16260516-393/baseball-hinsdale-central-coach-justin-cronin-steps-down.html
<![CDATA[ Baseball: Tim Dunderdale named Westminster Christian coach ]]> When new Westminster Christian baseball coach Tim Dunderdale talks to his players next spring, he can do so from a unique perspective. Dunderdale still plays baseball as part of the Northern Illinois Men’s Senior Baseball League and is president of the league, which is for players 18 and older. “It’s (playing) a very difficult thing to give up,” said Dunderdale, who played … ]]> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 18:24:54 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14939257-401/baseball-tim-dunderdale-named-westminster-christian-coach.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14939257-401/baseball-tim-dunderdale-named-westminster-christian-coach.html <![CDATA[ Oak Park-River Forest’s Nick Kowalczuk and Lyons’ Keith Lehmann have decided to follow similar college destinations to Michigan. ]]> Nick Kowalczuk and Keith Lehmann have battled against each other several times as West Suburban Silver rivals. Now that they have decided to go to college together, the senior infielders might become roommates. Lehmann, the ace of Lyons’ pitching staff and a third baseman, verbally committed August14 to play for Michigan in 2014. Kowalczuk, a first baseman and cleanup hitter, committed to … ]]> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:24:00 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14621293-393/story.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14621293-393/story.html <![CDATA[ Baseball: Simeon’s Corey Ray plays in all-star game, wants to be ambassador of the sport ]]>
Corey Ray enjoys the perks that come with being an elite high school athlete. In the days leading up to Saturday’s Under Armour All-Star Game at Wrigley Field, Ray got the chance to show off his skills to pro baseball scouts in a workout and he was treated to Dave and Buster’s. But the coolest part of the experience for the Simeon … ]]>
Wed, 22 Aug 2012 10:08:30 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14581515-393/baseball-simeons-corey-ray-plays-in-all-star-game-wants-to-be-ambassador-of-the-sport.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14581515-393/baseball-simeons-corey-ray-plays-in-all-star-game-wants-to-be-ambassador-of-the-sport.html
<![CDATA[ Baseball: Naperville Central’s Cody Campbell commits to Minnesota ]]>
Living in five different states prior to arriving in Naperville before the 2011-12 school year, Cody Campbell always had designs on continuing his baseball career at a Big Ten school. On Thursday night, Campbell saw that dream become a reality in verbally committing to the University of Minnesota. “I’ve always wanted to be a Big Ten player and if I couldn’t go … ]]>
Sat, 18 Aug 2012 16:44:00 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14578968-393/baseball-naperville-centrals-cody-campbell-commits-to-minnesota.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14578968-393/baseball-naperville-centrals-cody-campbell-commits-to-minnesota.html
<![CDATA[ Baseball: Report: Lyons’ Keith Lehmann chooses Michigan ]]>
Sometimes timing is everything and Keith Lehmann picked a date to shine: July 23. The ace of Lyons’ starting pitching staff opened the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association’s Phil Lawler Summer Classic and became the winning pitcher in Lyons’ victory over Joliet Catholic to open pool play in the annual tournament. In the crowd for that game was a recruiter from … ]]>
Wed, 15 Aug 2012 18:21:14 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14512374-393/baseball-report-lyons-keith-lehmann-chooses-michigan.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14512374-393/baseball-report-lyons-keith-lehmann-chooses-michigan.html
<![CDATA[ Baseball: Barrington pitcher Wyatt Trautwein follows in family footsteps ]]>
Incoming Barrington junior Wyatt Trautwein has a team of in-house pitching coaches. His dad, David, pitched for six years in the New York Mets’ system, and now runs Professional Baseball Instruction of Illinois out of his Lake Barrington indoor facility. Trautwein’s grandfather, Jack, played in the Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox organizations in the 1950s. His uncle, John, was called up … ]]>
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 18:06:00 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14319559-393/baseball-barrington-pitcher-wyatt-trautwein-follows-in-family-footsteps.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14319559-393/baseball-barrington-pitcher-wyatt-trautwein-follows-in-family-footsteps.html
<![CDATA[ Baseball: Dundee-Crown names Jon Anderson coach ]]> In searching for its fourth baseball coach in six years, Dundee-Crown zeroed in a candidate with a strong background in the sport. Jon Anderson spent four years playing Division I baseball at the University of Illinois before logging three seasons as a member of the Boston Red Sox farm system. That experience as a player combined with several years of service as … ]]> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 20:01:09 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14294755-393/baseball-dundee-crown-names-jon-anderson-coach.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14294755-393/baseball-dundee-crown-names-jon-anderson-coach.html <![CDATA[ Baseball: Max Larsen leads Lyons to summer title ]]>
Max Larsen won MVP awards each of the past two seasons for Lyons’ lower-level baseball programs. On Thursday night, the rising junior showed he’s ready for the big stage as well. Larsen pitched five-hit ball over six innings and drove in three runs as Lyons beat Joliet Catholic 7-3 at Benedictine University in Lisle to win the unofficial summer state title. Tourney … ]]>
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 22:30:38 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14025504-393/baseball-max-larsen-leads-lyons-to-summer-title.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14025504-393/baseball-max-larsen-leads-lyons-to-summer-title.html
<![CDATA[ Baseball: Chris Tschida, Joliet Catholic roll into championship game ]]>
Home runs aren’t an everyday event at Benedictine’s baseball field during the unofficial summer state tournament. Nevertheless, Chris Tschida did want to act like he’d been in that spot before. Tschida slugged a two-run homer over the left-field wall Thursday morning to keep Joliet Catholic rolling in the Lawler semifinals. The Hilltoppers opened a big lead and held off St. Laurence 7-4 … ]]>
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 17:11:06 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14020166-393/baseball-chris-tschida-joliet-catholic-roll-into-championship-game.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14020166-393/baseball-chris-tschida-joliet-catholic-roll-into-championship-game.html
<![CDATA[ Baseball: Sam Cybulski’s extra-inning hit sends Lyons to final ]]>
George Ushela called it and Sam Cybulski delivered. That’s the short version of how Lyons earned a shot at its fourth unofficial summer state title since 2002. Cybulski’s RBI single to right drove in Mike Lorenz with none out in the bottom of the eighth, lifting the Lions past Jacobs 5-4 Thursday afternoon in the semifinals of the Illinois High School Baseball … ]]>
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 17:51:52 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14021092-393/baseball-sam-cybulskis-extra-inning-hit-sends-lyons-to-final.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14021092-393/baseball-sam-cybulskis-extra-inning-hit-sends-lyons-to-final.html
<![CDATA[ Baseball: Jacobs falls to Lyons in extras ]]>
With his offense struggling to string together hits much less score runs, Jacobs coach Jamie Murray knew he could count on his team to eventually break through. Falling behind early by four runs to Lyons at Thursday’s Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Phil Lawler Classic semifinal at Benedictine University in Lisle, the Golden Eagles did come back — forcing extra innings … ]]>
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 17:53:54 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14020706-393/baseball-jacobs-falls-to-lyons-in-extras.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14020706-393/baseball-jacobs-falls-to-lyons-in-extras.html
<![CDATA[ Baseball: St Laurence falls to Joliet Catholic ]]>
Despite trailing by seven runs early in its summer state baseball tourney semifinal, St. Laurence was poised Thursday to mount a comeback in the fifth and sixth innings. Though the Vikings knocked the ball around plenty, loading the bases in both frames, they couldn’t knock enough runners around to score, ultimately falling 7-4 to Joliet Catholic in the Illinois High School Baseball … ]]>
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 17:28:00 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14020761-393/baseball-st-laurence-falls-to-joliet-catholic.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14020761-393/baseball-st-laurence-falls-to-joliet-catholic.html
<![CDATA[ Baseball: Family tradition continues at Lyons ]]> On Thursday night, Sam Heilenbach earned what an older cousin and his older brother could never accomplish during their playing careers at Lyons. Sam became a member of a summer league championship team. The latest member of the baseball and softball crazy Heilenbach family of Western Springs batted at designated hitter during the postseason for the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association’s … ]]> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 22:39:03 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14025872-393/baseball-family-tradition-continues-at-lyons.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/14025872-393/baseball-family-tradition-continues-at-lyons.html <![CDATA[ Baseball: St Laurence pounds out 13 hits, sails into semifinals ]]>
The temperature may have hovered around 100 degrees during Wednesday’s Phil Lawler Summer Classic quarterfinal between St. Laurence and Montini. The Vikings’ bats, however, were arguably even hotter. St. Laurence pounded out 13 hits, with every starter reaching base at least once, during a 13-3, six-inning win over Montini at Benedictine University. St. Laurence (19-2) advances to Thursday’s semifinals, where it will … ]]>
Wed, 25 Jul 2012 19:22:30 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/13998147-393/baseball-st-laurence-pounds-out-13-hits-sails-into-semifinals.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/baseball/13998147-393/baseball-st-laurence-pounds-out-13-hits-sails-into-semifinals.html