Posts Tagged ‘ IHSA ’

Fenwick Wins Catholic League

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February 22, 2016

Fenwick beat St. Joseph for the second time this season to win the Catholic League postseason basketball tournament 73-51 at DePaul on Saturday. The Friars jumped to an early 8-0 lead and opened the second half going 15-0. Mike Smith led Fenwick with 27 points while Quinn Fisher added 12 points and Jacob Keller...
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Fenwick Clinches Catholic League North Title

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February 6, 2016

One of the best high school basketball teams in the state this season, the Fenwick Friars (20-2) locked up the Catholic League North title on Friday night with a 58-41 win over DePaul Prep (12-12) in the regular season finale for both squads. Fenwick pulled away by scoring 11 straight points after the Rams...
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Fenwick Tops St. Joe

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January 30, 2016

There could be three basketball matchups this season between Fenwick and St. Joseph. Fenwick won Round 1 with a 54-42 win over St. Joseph on Thursday night in Oak Park. Fenwick’s Mike Smith, who is coming off a week where he had two 30-point games, led the Friars with 21 points. Nick Rakocevic, who...
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Fenwick Stuns Simeon 71-68

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January 19, 2016

For the first three quarters a matchup between two of state’s best basketball teams was really a duel between Simeon’s Zach Norvell and Fenwick’s Mike Smith. Smith would eventually score 38 points to lead Fenwick(15-2) past Simeon 71-68 on Martin Luther King Day in Oak Park. “It was a great game for us to...
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UPDATE 2: Loyola Completes Undefeated Season With State Football Title [VIDEO]

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November 30, 2015
Loyola Academy Dara Laja during an on-field presser reacts to cheers from his team. Photo by Patrick Boylan

DEKALB, ILL.— Mission accomplished by Loyola. The Ramblers (14-0) finally won its second state football championship by beating Marist (9-5) 41-0 last Saturday night at NIU in DeKalb. Loyola had lost twice in the state championship game in 2011 and 2013. Last season, the Ramblers were beaten in the second round by eventual state...
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DePaul Prep Wins Hoops Opener

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November 24, 2015
Photo by Jack Lydon

CHICAGO— Rebuilding a team in high school basketball is never easy especially when you lose five starters from a 22-9 team. Rebuilding this team is little easier when you have an impact player like DePaul Prep freshman Perry Cowan. Cowan will certainly be a player to watch over the next four years after scoring...
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Marist Defeats ND for 2nd Time; Advances

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November 3, 2015
Marist watches play anxiously at Notre Dame Prep October 30, 2015. Photo by Patrick Boylan

Marist, proving tough in the clutch, won an 8A first round contest against Notre Dame (Niles) Friday, scoring a last minute game winning field goal and a final seconds touchdown in the first half. It was hard to lose in one game Notre Dame Coach Michael Hennessey said after the game. Notre Dame (#10, 8-2)...
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Deerfield Crushes Kenwood 6A Hopes [video]

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November 3, 2015
John Fisher, Deerfield High School 10/31/2015 Photo by Patrick Boylan

The Deerfield High School (#17, 6-3) Warriors dominated a confused Broncos, crushing the post season hopes of Kenwood (#4, 7-2) in a 49-6 beating. The home loss at Gately Stadium was the first for the Broncos this season. The Warriors got off to a fast start, scoring on a 64 yard drive that culminated in...
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UPDATE 1: Mt Carmel Drowns Glenbard North in Rainy 1st Round [video]

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November 2, 2015
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It is difficult to defeat Mount Carmel (#16, 8-2) at home where they are 6-0 this season. It would be a long and humbling ride home for the Glenbard North Panthers (#17, 7-3) who were soundly defeated on a drizzly day on the industrial South Side 42-15. In the 7A First Round Match the...
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DePaul Football Loses in Playoff 1st Round

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November 2, 2015
Tim Green (L) and an unidentified DePaul fan in Elmwood, Ill. on October 31, 2015. Photo by John Lydon.

ELMWOOD, ILL.— It was a landslide loss in football. DePaul Prep (#11, 6-4) lost in the opening round of the Class 3A state football playoffs 40-0 to Elmwood-Brimfield (#6, 9-1) last Saturday. The Rams couldn’t overcome six turnovers as EBHS Trojans rushed for 385 yards while attempting only five passes in the win. The rain...
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