Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Oak Lawn's Brianna Markusic outpolled 10 others in voting for Southland Patch's MVP, Dec. 3-9. She is now eligible for Patch Athlete of the Month honors.
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Friday, December 16, 2011
Marian Catholic junior forward Megan Walsh put up big numbers for the Spartans in the Chi-Town Showdown. And she put up big numbers in Patch Athlete of the Week voting, too.
Megan Walsh outpolled five others in voting for Patch Athlete of the Week, Dec. 4-10. Walsh is now eligible for December Patch Athlete of the Month recognition. The candidates were: Jubril Adekoya, junior, forward, boys basketball, Andrew. Adekoya scored 20 points and hauled down 13 rebounds in the T-Bolts’ 81-51 victory over Stagg. Brooke Annerino, sophomore, guard, girls basketball, Oak Lawn. Annerino was pretty in pink in the Spartans’ 67-59 victory over Oak Forest on Pink Out Night. She scored 20 points and helped promote Oak Lawn’s breast cancer awareness fundraising efforts. Colin Holler, junior, wrestling, Sandburg. Holler won the 152-pound championship in the Wildcat Invitational at Wheeling. He scored a fall and two major …
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Top-ranked Eagles qualify 11 for sectional from state's toughest regional meet; Lincoln-Way Central and Lincoln-Way East finish third and fourth, respectively.
Things may not have unfolded exactly as they had hoped, but when you win a title and advance 11 individuals from the state's toughest regional, you can't complain too much. That's how Carl Sandburg's wrestlers chose to look at Saturday's Class 3A Lockport Regional, where the state's top-ranked team prevailed over a field that featured four other ranked teams. The Eagles won three titles and had four runners-up to help them compile 230.5 points, which proved to be more than enough to capture their seventh regional title in the past eight years. Host Lockport edged Lincoln-Way Central 190.5-190 for second place while Lincoln-Way East beat out Providence Catholic 144.5-142 for fourth place in the 11-team competition. The Eagles received …