Monday, May 20, 2013
The team will take on Whitney Young at New Trier High School tomorrow at 5 p.m.
The Maine South Girls Soccer Team will take on Wilmette’s Loyola Academy tomorrow in the New Trier Sectional semi-finals game. Maine South beat Chicago’s Whitney Young High School in the regional finals to advance to the next level in the tournament. Tomorrow's game is set for 5 p.m. at New Trier High School. The winner head to the sectional championships on Friday, May 24. The Girls Soccer state finals are set for June 1 at North Central College in Naperville.
Maine South's Emily Leonard took 28th place in the 3,200-Meter Run.
Maine South High School’s Emily Leonard had a strong showing at the Girls Track & Field state finals this weekend, according to the Illinois High School Association’s website. Leonard took 28th place in the 3,200-Meter Run with a time of 11:24.68 The winner in the event was Madeline Perez of Glenbard West with a time of 10:22.29. See full state meet results on the IHSA website.
Athletes from Deerfield High School, Glenbrook South, New Trier, Highland Park, Niles West, Maine West, Maine South, Notre Dame of Niles, Niles North, Glenbrook North, Maine East and Loyola competed for berths at the State Meet at the Niles West Sectional
Athletes from 17 area schools competed for berths in the State Track Meet during the Niles West Sectional Thursday in Skokie. Take a look for your favorite athlete and see who is going to the State Meet Thursday through Saturday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Patch gave you the story in words Friday and now we have it in pictures. Patch will have coverage of the State Meet and you check the results on the Illinois High Association website in real time starting with the first preliminary race Friday.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
The results are in for the Leaning Tower YMCA's youth triathlon and triathlon, held in Niles Saturday and Sunday.
Leaning Tower YMCA in Niles has held its annual triathlon for both youths, with two age categories, and adults, and the Y has announced the results. The youth triathlon was held Saturday, and the adult triathlon Sunday. Congratulations to all the athletes! Get Niles and Morton Grove news in a free daily email from Patch.com.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Maine South, Notre Dame will send two athletes, Niles North will send one.
Friday, May 17, 2013
David Wooten set up a fictitious business in Park Ridge where he would befriend customers looking to sell art, sports memorabilia or even vehicles. His scheme reached several states, Park Ridge police said, and they're seeking more victims.
Meet David Ray Wooten. Yet his victims may know him by several other names. According to police, Wooten established a fictitious company in Park Ridge in an effort to gain the trust of his victims. He then conducted business transactions with his victims, taking possession of their vehicles, sports memorabilia, cash, artwork among other things without providing the agreed upon compensation. In addition, Wooten would befriend people, often assuming the name of his previous victim, establish credibility and then commit acts of fraud, authorities said. His scheme reached states beyond Illinois, including Indiana, Wisconsin and Missouri. Police believe his ruse affected some 100 victims throughout the Midwest. Given that and the fact that a …
Glenbrook South, New Trier, Deerfield, Highland Park, Niles West, Maine West, Maine South, Notre Dame, Niles North and Loyola athletes will join Wildkits at State Meet.
Taking home the team trophy for the sixth straight year, the Evanston High School boys track team won the Niles West Sectional Thursday in Skokie sending five individuals and three relay teams to the State Meet May 24 and 25 at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston The Wildkits compiled 85 points. Glenbrook South took home second place with 72 followed by Prospect in third with 70 and New Trier fourth with 58. Niles West accumulated 47 for fifth with Deerfield sixth, Main South seventh, Niles North eighth, Highland Park ninth place, Notre Dame of Niles tenth, Maine West 11th , Loyola Academy 12th, Maine East 13th\, Glenbrook North 14th and Von Steuben 15th. "Last year, a lot of guys, when they went downstate, were qualified just about…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Michael Divincenzo faces eight misdemeanor charges related to reports of physical assaults at Maine West High School in Des Plaines in 2012, according to Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez.
A former varsity boys soccer coach and teacher at Maine West High School faces multiple criminal charges related to reports of bullying and hazing, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez stated on Wednesday. Michael Divincenzo was charged with eight misdemeanor counts including three counts of battery, one count of hazing and four counts of failure to report abuse as mandated, in incidents on June 1, 2012, Aug. 31, 2012 and Sept. 26, 2012, according to court documents. Divincenzo is accused of threatening freshmen students to have the varsity players stick their thumbs up their buttocks if they did not communicate properly during a soccer drill, according to the charges. Freshmen team players were held down by varsity players against …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Athletes will compete in 800 meter relay, 3200 meter run, discus, high jump and more. They include Elanta Slowek of Maine East and Emily Leonard, Olivia Cattau, Megan Lemersal of Maine South.
Several Maine East and Maine South track and field stars are heading to state finals Thursday through Saturday at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston, Ill. In the sectional results: Like Niles-Morton Grove Patch, or Park Ridge Patch, or both, on Facebook
A former Maine West High School soccer coach, Michael Divincenzo, faces multiple misdemeanor charges related to reports of hazing at the Des Plaines high school, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
Michael Divincenzo, the former varsity boys soccer coach named in a bullying and hazing lawsuit filed by current and former students and their families, was charged on May 15 with multiple misdemeanor charges related to the reports of hazing incidents, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. The criminal charges are separate from the civil lawsuit, which was filed by four current and former students. Antonio Romanucci, an attorney representing the students and their families, released the following statement in response to the criminal charges filed against Divincenzo: "The fact that Coach Divincenzo has been criminally charged brings no joy to the families whose children were brutally sexually abused while educators stood idly by allowing it to…