Monday, May 20, 2013
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.
Friday, May 17, 2013
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
The CSL South title holder gave up four runs in a 7-6 loss to Evanston High School.
Evanston came back with four runs in the fifth sixth innings to beat the CSL South champion Glenbrook South 7-6 on Wednesday, the Evanston Review. GBS beat Evanston last week in a conferance game to earn the CSL South title. “I told (the team) after the game that any time you come back against a really good team, especially coming back late, it’s something,” Evanston coach Frank Consiglio told the Evanston Review. Sign up for the Glenview Patch morning newsletter to get the latest local school and sports updates in your email.
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
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…
At this time of the year, North Shore residents flock to 'The Camp Lady' to help them find the right summer camp for their kids.
School is almost out. Have you found the right summer camp for your child? For this sometimes trying endeavor, many North Shore residents seek the expertise of "The Camp Lady," Enid Grabiner, of Northbrook, according to a story in Crain's Chicago Business. Grabiner has been matching kids and camps for nearly 30 years, taking meetings in her basement with parents and their children, reports Crain's. Read the full story here. Grabiner has a LinkedIn profile and is listed as a camp and teen travel consultant on Insider Pages. Read more on Patch: 2013 Summer Camp Guide for Chicago's North Shore
GBS beat Evanston 9 to 2 on Monday. They move onto the regional semifinals on Monday.
Glenbrook South beat Evanston Township High School 9-2 for the Central Suburban League South title on Monday, CSL Insider reports. "We've done a good job all year of staying calm, as good a job as any team I've ever had," GBS coach David Lindley told CSL Insider. "The wheels can fall off in the high school game and I think that happened to that Evanston pitcher today at the end. We've got the talent and the tools as a team, but if you don't stay calm and get rattled, you can cancel out that talent." GBS will compete at home for the regional semifinals on Monday, May 21 at 4:30 p.m. They lead the south division with 13 conference wins and two losses, according to CSL's standings. Sign up for the Glenview Patch morning newsletter to get the …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
"These guidelines are based on the most recent scientific evidence, as well as the expertise of the coaches who will help implement them," said Dr. Preston M. Wolin, a member of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee.
The Illinois High School Association approved new safety rules Wednesday to limit tackling in youth football practice in an effort to reduce head injuries, reported the Daily Herald. In March, a controversial bill sponsored by State Rep. Carol Sente (D-Vernon Hills) proposing to limit the number of days players could have full contact hitting practice (twice a week) failed in the House committee. The new IHSA policy calls for coaches to gradually increase the time players can participate in preseason practice, along with the number of protective pads they can wear. On the seventh day of practice, players can participate in five hours of full contact drills wearing full pads, according to the IHSA. However, no single practice can exceed …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
When you just need to get out, there's MapMyRide.
Now that spring is finally here, it's time to get out and enjoy what Glenview has to offer outdoors. The website MapMyRide is a great tool for scouting out new routes or adding your favorite routes through Glenview whether you're into walking, running or biking it. Tell us: Do you have a favorite path? Unless it's a secret, share it with your neighbors in the comments! Related Coverage
Monday, April 29, 2013
Patch wants to cover the Glenview sports you care about most. Share your thoughts in our latest poll.
Let's talk about sports. No, you start. Patch wants to know your favorite high school sports to bring you the best local coverage when Glenbrook South's teams are in season. Who knows, maybe Titan fans care most about tennis, or golf, or cheerleading. Only one way to find out for sure, so share your voice in our latest poll. If we missed a sport, share your favorites in the comment section too. Or tell us about an up-and-coming local athlete worth paying attention to. Game on.