Girls soccer: Barrington’s quest for 3

Almost one year from the night Barrington raised the bar for girls soccer excellence in Illinois ‘ which the opponent did not put one shot for an entire game but that’s the sport of soccer,

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Almost one year from the night Barrington raised the bar for girls soccer excellence in Illinois, its dreams of winning a third consecutive Class 3A state title under coach Ryan Stengren finally ran out of time at North Central College’s Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium in Naperville Saturday night.

Maddie Schlecht’s spot kick conversion proved the priceless goal that put Naperville North atop the 3A class when the Huskies defeated the defending state champs 1-0 (3-1 in penalty kicks).

The Fillies (21-2-2) dominated the 100 minutes, only to be undone by their inability to solve an airtight defensive posture set in place by North coach Steve Goletz, who with this title now has three to his name, and the fourth in Huskies’ program history.

Publisher: Daily Herald
Date: 2019-06-01
Author: Mike Garofola
Twitter: @dailyherald
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Corruption and the ‘commodification of college admissions’ |

Observers and college guidance professionals in the Berkshires and neighboring northwestern Connecticut have taken notice, in part because of the high number of private schools and the abundance of brainy kids in many of the public schools.

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‘I can’t tell you the number of people who have reached out to me,’ said Bill Short, who 18 years ago founded The Short List, a college and career counseling firm based in Great Barrington. ‘They’re asking me, ‘What is this?”

Earlier this month the Justice Department charged 50 people in six states with being active participants in perhaps the greatest college admissions scandal in the nation’s history. Not surprisingly, Short described the week as ‘turbulent and upsetting.’

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Cheerleading Sectional Assignments – Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The cheerleading state finals are approaching quickly and teams will battle in sectionals Saturday, Jan. 26 to try and qualify for the state meet Friday-Saturday, Feb. 1-2 at Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington.

Elk Grove (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 state champions in coed), Buffalo Grove (2013, 2015, 2016 in coed), Conant (2010 in large, 2014 in coed) and St. Viator (2012 in medium) look to add to their trophy cases with a new state championship to kick 2019 off on the right foot.

In 2018, Buffalo Grove finished seventh in coed, while Stevenson (third) and Prospect (eighth) finished top 10 in large division. Besides those three schools, Fremd (13th large division), Rolling Meadows (18th large), Hersey (24th large), Conant (12th coed), Elk Grove (16th coed) and St. Viator (13th medium) qualified for state.

Publisher: Journal Online
Date: 2019-01-08T16:35:33Z
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Here are the H&R-area football boxes from Friday, Aug. 31

RUSHING — P, Gates 11-55, Zorn 12-45, Landrum 6-28, Mullenix 3-7, Hays 2-4. CW, Livingston 6-58, Thompson 12-42, Washburn 5-24, Fouty 12-18.

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RECEIVING — P, Wilmoth 7-136, Mullenix 5-60, Landrum 1-13, Block 2-6, Hys 1-4. CW, Livingston 2-26, Dallape 1-10, Fouty 1-10.

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RUSHING — L, Pozsgai 11-62, Vance 10-33, Funk 5-22, Sweitzer 7-9. M, Davis 26-215, May 3-25, Carpenter 4-10.

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RECEIVING — L, Bogdanic 5-85, Pollice 2-21, Prater 1-16, Funk 2-11, Nguyen 1-5. M, London 5-22, Booker 3-18, Ripple 1-7, Highley 1-6.

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RUSHING — AO, Peterson 5-107, Makhi Stanley 6-106, Williams 4-33, Farrar 6-13. M, Jones 10-60, Damery 6-7, Bowman 1-14.

Date: 2018-09-01T01:45:00-0500
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