Skylar Groth, Buffalo Grove Control Hoffman Estates

Buffalo Grove 3, Hoffman Estates 0 THE SKINNY The Buffalo Grove girls soccer team kept the ball in the attacking half of the field for most of its MSL opener against Hoffman Estates Friday, but a combination of strong winds, poor finishing and an improved Hawks team held the Bison to just three goals inContinue reading “Skylar Groth, Buffalo Grove Control Hoffman Estates”

Liam Egan, Yosif Lima plan ways to build on Guerin’ success

The Guerin boys soccer team achieved its goal of reaching the regional championship this season, but with six graduating players, the Gators will need returning players to step into leadership roles. Junior Liam Egan and sophomore Yosif Lima are ready to take on the challenge, but each in his own way. Egan is Guerin’s leftContinue reading “Liam Egan, Yosif Lima plan ways to build on Guerin’ success”

Northridge tops Guerin in Class 1A boys soccer regional final

Northridge 3, Guerin 0 THE SKINNY The Northridge boys soccer team was not able to score on its first 16 shots of the match Saturday, but the Knights scored twice in five minutes early in the second half to win the Class 1A Guerin Regional championship. Northridge advanced to play in the Guerin Sectional semifinalContinue reading “Northridge tops Guerin in Class 1A boys soccer regional final”

Possessive style keeps Barrington on front foot

The Barrington boys soccer team has gotten off to an excellent start by out-possessing its opponents and playing an aggressive style. The Broncos’ ability to control the ball starts on defense, where they look to dispossess opponents with physical tackles and gain possession after 50-50 balls. “We’ve got small guys, but we’ve got guys whoContinue reading “Possessive style keeps Barrington on front foot”

Buffalo Grove defense remains difficult to break

Buffalo Grove has shut out six of its 12 opponents this year and will be using that defense as a recipe for success.  The Buffalo Grove boys soccer team has struggled to find the net this season, but its stout defense has kept the Bison from faltering. The back line has recorded six shutouts inContinue reading “Buffalo Grove defense remains difficult to break”

North Shore Country Day will have to wait for chance at revenge

WINNETKA — The North Shore Country Day boys soccer team waited nearly 11 months for a chance at a rematch with Parker, but just hours before the game, the Raiders found out they would have to wait even longer. Parker’s athletic department canceled all outdoor games on Sept. 10 due to the high temperatures. TheContinue reading “North Shore Country Day will have to wait for chance at revenge”