The junior guard/forward for the Andrew High School girls basketball team is up for Athlete of the Week. But she can't win unless you vote. Deadline is 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Kresal, a Marian Catholic sophomore, made it to the state swimming competition in two events, placing 16th in the 100-yard breaststroke and 24th in the 200-yard individual medley in the state preliminary races.
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Thursday, January 19, 2012
Marist showed why it remains No. 1 in the weekly Patch Power Rankings for girls basketball, bouncing back from its first loss by notching a 70-22 victory over Nazareth Academy. Lincoln-Way East and Homewood-Flossmoor are picking up the pieces, too.
1. Marist (20-1): JeTaun Rouse scored 18 points, but it was not enough to prevent Marist from falling to Trinity (57-51) in the McDonald’s Shootout. The RedHawks showed their powers of resiliency in a bounce-back victory over Nazareth Academy (70-22) on Wednesday. 2. Lincoln-Way East (14-2): Taylor Johnson and Caitlin McMahon enjoyed some big individual moments in a grueling stretch that saw the Griffins drop games to Geneva and Bolingbrook. Sandwiched in between was a quality win for East over New Trier. 3. Homewood-Flossmoor (14-6): Danielle Woolfork put a fork in Joliet Central. She exploded for 20 points in the Vikings’ 71-29 victory. Western Illinois recruit Charnelle Reed added 14 points. Tosin Mobodu chipped in 12 points and 10 …
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Andrew dropped a 34-32 decision to Warren despite Nicole Botich's seven points and 14 rebounds Friday at the McDonald's Shootout in Willowbrook.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Mother McAuley junior guard Alyssa Siwek came up big in the Mighty Macs' victory over Queen of Peace. She came up as the big winner in voting for Patch Athlete of the Week, too.
Mother McAuley's Alyssa Siwek outpolled five others in voting for Patch Athlete of the Week, Jan. 1-7. Siwek is now eligible for January Patch Athlete of the Month recognition. The candidates: Amena Brent, senior, forward/center, girls basketball, Homewood-Flossmoor. Brent scored 18 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in a 49-35 victory over Sandburg. Chaz Duson, senior, forward, girls basketball, Rich Central. Duson was dynamite in the Olympians’ 78-60 victory over Rich East. She scored 30 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. Tiana Karopulos, junior, guard, girls basketball, Andrew. Karopulos scored 17 points in a 38-36 victory over Southwest Suburban Red rival Lincoln-Way North. Kevin Kozan, junior, guard, boys basketball, Providence Catholic…
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Tiana Karopulos and Nicole Botich came up big in Andrew's 38-36 girls basketball victory over Lincoln-Way North on Thursday night.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Ricky Robertson. The name is a household one in wrestling circles. Now, it's the name of the Patch Athlete of the Week, too. The Sandburg standout emerged as the winner in fan voting.
Sandburg wrestling standout Ricky Robertson outpolled five others in voting for Patch Athlete of the Week, Dec. 11-17. Now, he is eligible for December Patch Athlete of the Month recognition. The candidates were: Brad Foster, senior, center, boys basketball, Lincoln-Way Central. Foster scored 23 points, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked four shots in a 47-43 victory over district rival Lincoln-Way West. He also made 10-of-16 shots and sank a pair of free throws in the final seconds to ice the victory for Central. Tiana Karopulos, junior, guard/forward, girls basketball, Andrew. Karopulos scored 19 points in the T-Bolts’ 51-34 victory over Bradley-Bourbonnais. Ricky Robertson, junior, wrestling, Sandburg. Robertson notched three falls and …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Stagg 41, Andrew 32: The Chargers' stingy defense limited the T-Bolts to 12 second-half points and proved to be decisive in a battle between Southwest Suburban Red rivals.
The Skinny: In a game that was close from the opening tip, it seemed like whoever got a big run would go on to win, and that's exactly what happened as Stagg topped Andrew 41-32 on Tuesday night in a battle between Southwest Suburban Red rivals. Stagg's 6-0 scoring run to start the second half didn't seem like much at the time, but it was key in the Chargers' victory because Stagg's defense limited Andrew to 12 second-half points. Patch MVP: Stagg's Maggie Yandel had nine points, eight rebounds and six steals. Four of those steals were key in Stagg's 6-0 scoring run to start the second half. Key Stats: Stagg made 13-of-31 shots, including 5-of-15 from the three-point arc. The Chargers were also 10-of-16 from the free throw line and pulled …
Monday, December 5, 2011
Andrew 61, Tinley Park 45: The host Thunderbolts erupt for 23 points and a 15-point lead in the opening quarter.
The Skinny: In rolling to a 61-45 home victory Monday night, Andrew moved the ball up the court quickly to score several easy baskets early. The Thunderbolts turned a 6-4 deficit into a 14-6 lead thanks to a 10-0 run, highlighted by a putback from Nicole Botich with 2:58 left in the opening quarter. Tinley Park tried to rally, trailing 32-22 at halftime, but the Titans couldn't close the deficit to less than eight points in the second half. The five starters for the Thunderbolts each scored eight points or more. Patch’s MVP: Andrew's Nicole Botich scored a game-high 16 points and collected a game-high 17 rebounds. The senior started strong, with eight points and seven rebounds in the first quarter. Key Stats: Both teams had trouble …
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Nicole Botich scored 18 points on her 18th birthday and led Andrew to a 53-43 girls basketball victory over Sandburg on Saturday.