Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The state final meet will be held this weekend.
Two swimmers on the Jacobs' High School co-op team will head to the state final meet this weekend after each qualifying in two events. Jacobs High School senior Josh DeDina qualified in the 100-yard breastroke with a time of 59.41 seconds and in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1:58.02, according to the Illinois High School Association website. Jacobs High School junior Alex Reinbrecht qualified in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:42.98 and in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:37.47. Huntley High School senior Matthew Haage will also be heading to the state final meet this weekend. Haage will compete in the 50-yard freestyle after qualifying with a time of 21.90 seconds, according to the IHSA website. The …
Monday, November 19, 2012
In front of an electric atmosphere at Varsity Field at Lake Forest High School, the Trojans attack in the IHSA 6A semifinal game, trouncing the Scouts 42-21.
- Jon Kerr
Monday, November 19, 2012
One hour before the 4 p.m. scheduled kickoff, the bleachers at Varsity Field at Lake Forest High School were filled with football fans, ravenous for the start of the 6A semifinal playoff game between the Lake Forest Scouts and Cary-Grove Trojans. The Scouts scored on their first offensive possession, a 32-yard touchdown from senior quarterback Andrew Clifford to junior Geno Quaid. The home crowd was energized, screaming for Lake Forest to pour it on against favored Cary-Grove. But the Trojans were undefeated and a top seed in 6A for a reason. They are a good football team - a very good football team - outscoring the Scouts 42-14 the rest of the game and ending Lake Forest's charmed postseason run, the final 42-21. "We knew we had to …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Cary-Grove Trojans football team on Saturday afternoon beat rivals Crystal Lake Central Tigers in a close quarterfinals game, 7-0.
The Cary-Grove Trojans will be advancing in the Illinois High School Association's varsity football playoffs. In a very close game on Saturday afternoon in Cary, the Trojans beat cross-district rival, the Crystal Lake Central Tigers, 7-0. Fans from both schools packed the spectator stands, and many onlookers watched from outside the field. The Trojans and Tigers were neck and neck most of the game. A couple turnovers in the fourth quarter presented the Tigers with an opportunity to tie it up, but they were unable to advance the ball. The Trojans will play next weekend in Lake Forest for a semifinal game. Congratulations to the Trojans, and congratulations to the Tigers on a great season!
Friday, October 26, 2012
Jacobs High School will take on No. 2-seeded Boylan Catholic in Rockford on Saturday.
Several local high school football teams will square off in the first round of playoffs this Saturday. Jacobs High School football team (5-4) will compete against No. 2-seeded Boylan Catholic (9-0) in Rockford at 1 p.m. on Saturday, according to the Illinois High School Association website. Huntley High School (6-3) will play No. 7-seeded Fenwick High School (7-2) in Oak Park at 7 p.m. Saturday in Oak Park, according to the IHSA. No. 1-seeded Cary-Grove High School (9-0) will host Rockford's Auburn High School (5-4), a No. 16 seed, in the first round of the playoffs Saturday in class 6A. The game will kick off at 4 p.m. Saturday in Cary. Also in class 6A, Hyde Park Academy High School (6-2) will travel to Crystal Lake Central High …