Monday, January 21, 2013
Before she became a Patch blogger at Monday’s inauguration of President Barack Obama, Deerfield High School sophomore Lily Zacharias’s talent started a bidding war between Republicans and Democrats.
When you catch the political bug in third grade and start attending national leadership conferences in sixth, it should not be a surprise when both sides in one of the of the country’s hottest Congressional campaigns are bidding for your services as a high school freshman. That is what happened to Deerfield High School sophomore Lily Zacharias. Earlier: Patch Blogger Heads to Inauguration Not only were the teams of Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) and former Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) trying to get her aboard, but all of that experience gave her an opportunity to be part of history today as she attends the inauguration of President Barack Obama for a second term. Zacharias will be participating in the festivities as part of the …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Former Deerfield High School diver seeks Olympic medal.
Christina Loukas is headed back to the Olympic diving finals. Loukas, who hails from Riverwoods and graduated from Deerfield High School, came up with an impressive performance Saturday in the women’s’ three meter springboard diving at the London Olympics. Earlier: Loukas Advances to Olympic Diving Semifinals Loukas scored a 339.75 in the semifinals to finish 6th and easily place in the top 12 scores that advanced to the finals. Loukas’ score on Saturday was nearly 10 points and one place higher than her preliminary score of 330.45 on Friday. Neither score carries over into the finals. Loukas, who was 8th in the Beijing Olympics in 2008, will now compete Sunday in the finals of the event. The finals are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Chicago …
Friday, August 3, 2012
Deerfield High School alumna moves into Saturday's competition.
Christina Loukas dove into the semifinals of the three-meter Olympic springboard competition Friday at the Aquatics Center at the London Games. Loukas got off to strong start and finished with a score of 330.45 to finish in seventh of the 30 divers in the preliminary round. That easily put her in the top 18 divers who advanced to Saturday’s semifinals at 8:30 a.m. Chicago time or 2:30 p.m. in London. Should Loukas score in the top 12 on Saturday, she would take part in Sunday’s finals. Earlier: Local Olympic Diver Set for London Competing before nearly two dozen family and friends who made the trip to London to cheer her on, Loukas looked strong early in the competition. After the first two of the five dives she would complete, the …
Friday, July 27, 2012
See Deerfield High School graduate and Riverwoods native Christina Loukas' schedule and how to see her on TV.
Deerfield High School graduate and Riverwoods native Christina Loukas will be competing in the 3-meter springboard at the London Olympics. Loukas’ diving competition at the Olympics will stretch over three days August 3. On August 3 competition begins at 8:30 a.m., Chicago time. Loukas will have five dives. Should her cumulative score on the five dives be one of the 18 highest scores, the she native will advance to Saturday’s semifinals. On August 4, again at 8:30 a.m. here, the 18 divers will complete their five dives. The highest 12 scores will then advance to the August 5 finals which will begin at 7 p.m. London time or 1 p.m. here. Loukas can be seen streamed live on Comcast for all of her competition. The diving finals will also been…
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Former Deerfield High diver Christina Loukas to compete in London Olympics in early morning hours here.
It will be coffee and bagels with Christina if you want to catch the Riverwoods native and Deerfield High School graduate in this 2012 Olympics this year. Christina Loukas, who graduated from Deerfield High School in 2004, will be one of the area’s few representatives at the Olympics in London, which open this Friday. Earlier: North Suburban Olympian’s Journey Twists and Turns “Londonbound” is what Loukas tweeted last week when she left for the Olympics. If you want to watch Loukas compete live, you will need to get up early since London is six hours ahead of the time here in Midwest. The diving competition at the Olympics will stretch over three days beginning Friday, Aug. 3. On that Friday competition begins at 8:30 a.m. Chicago time. …
Monday, November 21, 2011
The New Trier girls swim team made it back-to-back state championships on Saturday, as they captured the 12th title in school history. Loyola, Glenbrook South, Lake Forest, Deerfield and Glenbrook North also stand out.
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Saturday, November 19, 2011
Smoliga, Stoehr and Purdy win individual crowns.
Nov. 19 The Final Score: 1. New Trier 177, 2. Fenwick 162, 3. Rosary 136.5, 4. Loyola Academy 126, 5. Glenbrook South 97, 6. Neuqua Valley 85, 7. Downers Grove North 82, 8. Lyons 60.5, 9. Hinsdale Central 47, 10. Lake Forest 39, 12. Deerfield 29, 19. Glenbrook North 14, 24. North Shore Country Day 12, 29. Niles West 10.. Area’s Star Performers: Olivia Smoliga of Glenbrook South repeated as state champion in the 50-yard freestyle in state record time of 22.55 and took the 100 freestyle setting a state standard of 48.88 in Friday’s preliminaries. Rachael Stoehr of Lake Forest also had double titles in the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle while Erin Purdy of Deerfield was the champion diver. Other Notable Area Performances: …
Monday, October 10, 2011
Ryan Adkins scored every time he touched the ball in Thursday night's 51-0 win over Maine East.
The Deerfield offense hardly spent any time on the field Thursday night and still managed to score six touchdowns in the first half. "By halftime, we had 16 snaps and seven scores," Deerfield head coach Steve Winiecki said. "This offense is tough to stop when it's hitting on all cylinders, and we were even missing two kids today. We're being very efficient on offense and we're excited about that." Deerfield scored each of their six touchdown drives in two plays or less, resulting in their 51-0 win over Maine East. Ryan Adkins capped off the Warriors opening drive with a 35-yard touchdown catch. On the next possession, Adkins made a spectacular cut-back, going 64 yards for another touchdown. Michael Maki added a 43-yard field goal to give …