Thursday, November 15, 2012
Three-time IHSA state wrestling medal winner and 2011-12 state champ Kyle Langenderfer headed a class of four Lincoln-Way East recruits announcing their college plans on signing day.
Lincoln-Way East's Kyle Langenderfer turned his thoughts away from football for a moment. He signed a national letter of intent Wednesday to wrestle next season at the University of Illinois. Langenderfer was one of four Lincoln-Way East student-athletes honored during a ceremony in the Griffins Liar. All four announced their college plans, their coaches, closest friends and family members on hand to cheer them on. Jorgi Calombaris (softball) will attend Valparaiso. Matt Stoner (golf) will attend Lewis and Dana Van Dyck (vollyeball) will attend Tusculum. Langenderfer, a two-sport standout, plays linebacker for the Lincoln-Way East football team that takes on Benet Academy at 6 p.m. Saturday in Lisle in the Class 7A semifinals. He placed …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Providence's Telly Korbakes shot 73 to capture medalist honors in the Class 3A Minooka Regional at Heritage Bluffs on Tuesday. His work led the Celtics to the team title. Lincoln-Way Central placed second.
Feel free to go Telly this story. Providence Catholic High School senior Telly Korbakes shot 1-over 73 to capture medalist honors in the Class 3A Minooka Regional on Tuesday at Heritage Bluffs. In an article published by the Sun-Times Media Group, Korbakes said he was largely unfamiliar with the golf course until he went to work taming the grounds. Korbakes led Providence to the regional title. The Celtics had a team total of 308. Casey Labuda (75), Ryan Utter (78) and freshman Mickey Brick (82) also chipped in scores that counted for the Celtics. Nick Anderson (85) and Will McCabe (86) rounded out the team's performance. Lincoln-Way Central also advanced as a team to next week's sectional at Inwood.The Knights placed second with 320. Tom …
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Matt Contey and Matt Stoner charged to a 1-2 finish as the Griffins narrowly missed defeating Joliet Township at the Southwest Suburban Blue Conference boys golf tournament. Sandburg finished third.
After a night of rain and a morning with spotty drizzle, the weather cleared into a cool day that left the Inwood Golf Course in Joliet soggy, but playable for the Southwest Suburban Conference Blue boys golf tournament. While it was the Joliet Central Steelmen who took first place with a team total of 302 at the tournament on their home course, the Lincoln Way East Griffins were only two strokes behind, taking second place with a 304 total. Sandburg placed third at 308. “If you would've told us before coming in we would've shot a 304, I would've taken it,” East coach Ryan Pohlmann said. “Joliet is honestly a legitimate threat this year to do some damage down the stretch in the playoffs, and they took advantage of the course being …
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Griffins' senior golf standout David Latko has struggled with his drives off the tee, but makes up for it with a strong mid-iron game.
The Lincoln-Way East boys golf team consists mainly of four seniors and a couple of up-and-coming sophomores. Senior David Latko is one of the players in his final high school season. Latko isn’t sure if he’ll continue his playing career in college, but hopes to study business in college.