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Zach Tieke Leads Fenwick Friars With His Voice

For Zach Tieke, leadership is about being vocal and creating a sense of unity among all members of the Fenwick boys swimming team.  A senior captain for the Friars, Tieke uses his role as one of the most experienced athletes

Zach Tieke Leads Fenwick Friars With His Voice

For Zach Tieke, leadership is about being vocal and creating a sense of unity among all members of the Fenwick boys swimming team.  A senior captain for the Friars, Tieke uses his role as one of the most experienced athletes

Jonathan Ramoska’s work ethic helps to propel Maine South

While the Maine South boys swimming team had a competitiveness to it last season, this year’s squad has taken its intensity to a new level. A big reason for the change has been the addition of Jonathan Ramoska, a junior

Jonathan Ramoska’s work ethic helps to propel Maine South

While the Maine South boys swimming team had a competitiveness to it last season, this year’s squad has taken its intensity to a new level. A big reason for the change has been the addition of Jonathan Ramoska, a junior

Undersized Anton Vazhinskiy holds his own against the heavyweight

NORTHBROOK — For many wrestlers, gaining just one or two pounds can mean not making weight. For Glenbrook North senior Anton Vazhinskiy, that isn’t a worry. Weighing in at 218 pounds before Friday’s dual, Vazhinskiy would have been able to wrestle

Undersized Anton Vazhinskiy holds his own against the heavyweight

NORTHBROOK — For many wrestlers, gaining just one or two pounds can mean not making weight. For Glenbrook North senior Anton Vazhinskiy, that isn’t a worry. Weighing in at 218 pounds before Friday’s dual, Vazhinskiy would have been able to wrestle

Promotion of D.J. Penick has steadied Highland Park

NORTHBROOK — A midseason injury left a hole in the Highland Park wrestling team’s lineup, but a freshman team call-up has provided the Giants with stability and excitement for the future. When John Ciancio went down with an injury, it

Promotion of D.J. Penick has steadied Highland Park

NORTHBROOK — A midseason injury left a hole in the Highland Park wrestling team’s lineup, but a freshman team call-up has provided the Giants with stability and excitement for the future. When John Ciancio went down with an injury, it

Highland Park has little trouble against Glenbrook North

Highland Park 54, Glenbrook North 18 THE SKINNY With multiple athletes recently returning from injury, Highland Park wrestling coach Chris Riley had some extra flexibility in his matchups against Glenbrook North on Friday in Northbrook. Three Giants wrestled up a weight

Highland Park has little trouble against Glenbrook North

Highland Park 54, Glenbrook North 18 THE SKINNY With multiple athletes recently returning from injury, Highland Park wrestling coach Chris Riley had some extra flexibility in his matchups against Glenbrook North on Friday in Northbrook. Three Giants wrestled up a weight

Three of a kind: Weinman sisters all playing Glenbrook South girls basketball

GLENVIEW — By all accounts, the Glenbrook South girls basketball team is a close-knit group, but three of the players have an especially close bond. “How many players get to be on the same team with their sibling?” Titans coach

Three of a kind: Weinman sisters all playing Glenbrook South girls basketball

GLENVIEW — By all accounts, the Glenbrook South girls basketball team is a close-knit group, but three of the players have an especially close bond. “How many players get to be on the same team with their sibling?” Titans coach

Depth proves to be a difference maker for New Trier

GLENVIEW — When New Trier girls basketball coach Teri Rodgers announced at the end of tryouts how many players would be kept on the varsity roster, some players were taken back. “When 20 girls made it, it was a bit

Depth proves to be a difference maker for New Trier

GLENVIEW — When New Trier girls basketball coach Teri Rodgers announced at the end of tryouts how many players would be kept on the varsity roster, some players were taken back. “When 20 girls made it, it was a bit