Thursday, February 7, 2013
Senior girls track and field standout Aaliyah Brown the headliner in Lincoln-Way East's recruiting class.
The first time Lincoln-Way East girls track and field coach Caroline Gerritsen met Aaliyah Brown's father she was set back on her heels by his line of questioning. Angelo Brown wanted to know if the Griffins ran in any national track meets. Gerritsen soon learned she was in for the ride of her life when Aaliyah joined the program at Lincoln-Way East. Four years later, Brown is the reigning Gatorade Illinois Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. And she stands at the head of Lincoln-Way East's February recruiting class, one that was unvieled during a national signing-day ceremony Wednesday afternoon in the Griffins' Lair at school. Eleven student-athletes made their college choices official, Brown opting for Texas A&M where she plans to …
Monday, December 3, 2012
The Lincoln-Way East quarterback, who committed to NIU earlier in the year, will now play for Northwestern.
Lincoln-Way East High School Griffins quarterback Tom Fuessel orally committed to Northwestern University on Saturday afternoon, according to a report by the Chicago Tribune. “I couldn’t pass that opportunity up,” Fuessel told the Tribune. “It’s a great school and coach (Pat) Fitzgerald is a great guy.” Fuessel committed to play for Northern Illinois University during the summer, the Tribune reports. However, he recently re-opened his recruitment due to concerns that Northern coach Dave Doeren might leave NIU after the Huskies’ successful 12-1 season, according to an earlier report from Sun-Time Media. Doeren announced on Saturday that he will be leaving NIU effective immediately to take a head coaching position at North Carolina State …
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
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