Tuesday, June 12, 2012
St. Francis High School Girls win state championship game against Chatham Glenwood. The title is the first ever for the St. Francis girls soccer team.
The St. Francis girls soccer team won the Class 2A State Championship game 2-1 against Chatham Glenwood Saturday, Jun. 2 at North Central College. To read about the game, visit the Daily Herald website. The Spartans (24-3) were led by seniors Sydney Fox, Kaitlin Ramsey and Amanda Gaggioli. The team also included juniors Jenna DiTusa, Katherine Roback, Lauren Shields, Sarah Rahman, Alyssa Mastroianni, Meghan Wagner, Emma Fickle, Kaitlin Bucaro, Taylor Bucaro and Anna Vonderhaar; sophomores Christine Peplow, Andrea Ravlin and Brianna Miulli; and freshmen, Courtenay Hart and Taylor Van Thournout. Congratulations to the team for making Spartan history and for a great season!
Monday, June 13, 2011
ESPN Chicago reports that Wheaton Warrenville South senior Dan Vitale committed to Northwestern Friday.
ESPN Chicago reported Friday that Wheaton Warrenville South athlete Dan Vitale committed to Northwestern after attending its football camp on Friday. Vitale plays offense for WWS. He could play as a safety, linebacker or superback for Northwestern, according to the report. Read the story on the ESPN Chicago site.
Saturday, May 14, 2011
The Wheaton co-op boys gymnastics team won its first state title since 2005 on Friday night in Frankfort with a season-high 160.8 points.
Wheaton gymnastics co-op senior Zach Neal said it would be a dream come true if his team could win a state title. It all became reality on Friday night at Lincoln-Way East in Frankfort. Sign up for the Wheaton Patch newsletter! Wheaton scored a season-best 160.8 points and knocked off defending state champion, Lincoln-Way co-op (157.45), third place Downers Grove North (155.35) along with the rest of the eight-team field. Sophomore Ethan Sansone competed in all six events and finished in fourth place in the all-around competition with a 53.65. His top team score was a 9.2 on high bar as Wheaton received several notable contributions from its lineup. Danny Heller contributed a 9.15 on pommel horse while Mark Ciesielski put up big numbers on…
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Check out which players—and which teams--made the list of our Top 10 sports highlights for 2010.
The city of Wheaton certainly enjoyed a banner year in the world of sports during 2010. Wheaton Patch takes a look back at what we believe are the Top 10 sports highlights of 2010—whether they took place on a neighborhood field or a local gym, in a large stadium …or played out on a national stage. 1. Wheaton Warrenville South: Back-to-back state champs From the opening day of two-a-days in August to the final buzzer at the Class 7A title game at Memorial Stadium in Champaign last month, no team in either of the eight IHSA football classes was more dominant than the Tigers. WWS repeated as 7A champs by knocking off Lake Zurich, 28-17—marking second time in school history that the Tigers have won back-to-back state crowns (the last time: …