High School Sports - Chicago Sun-Times http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com Latest news from the Chicago Sun-Times - High School Sports en-us webmaster@suntimes.com (Editor) Newspapers http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/csp/cms/sites/YourSeason/assets/img/logo.gif Chicago Sun-Times http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: Sun-Times rankings ]]> With final records, preseason rankings 1. Wheaton Warrenville South 42-0 (1) 2. Glenbrook North 39-4 (NR) 3. Barrington 33-7 (3) 4. Glenbard East 32-7 (4) 5. Brother Rice 27-13 (NR) 6. Lincoln-Way East 35-4 (5) 7. Lincoln-Way North 33-5 (NR) 8. Downers Grove North 30-8 (7) 9. Glenbard West 30-7 (2) 10. Minooka 37-4 (NR) Others: Benet, Lake Park, Waubonsie Valley,Glenbrook South, … ]]> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:58:01 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12975590-401/boys-volleyball-sun-times-rankings.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12975590-401/boys-volleyball-sun-times-rankings.html <![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: WW South caps historic season with state title ]]>
Wheaton Warrenville South’s Thomas Jaeschke said the Tigers would not allow themselves to think about a mythical national championship until they won the Illinois state title. Saturday evening, they took care of one and now must wait to see if it was enough to earn the other. WW South (42-0), ranked No. 1 in the nation by a panel of ESPN prep … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: Barrington downs Minooka, takes third in Class 3A ]]>
Barrington’s Jeff Hochstein had a miserable morning. Six hours later, he made sure Minooka had a miserable day. Hochstein had nine digs, an ace and 13 kills, including the match-winner, to lead Barrington (34-7) to a 25-18, 20-25, 25-18 victory over Minooka in the third-place game of the IHSA boys state volleyball tournament Saturday at Hoffman Estates. Hochstein struggled offensively in both … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: WW South storms into state final ]]> When you’re trying to complete an unbeaten season and win a mythical national championship, there’s time for fun and there’s time for business. Saturday in the semifinals of the IHSA boys state volleyball tournament, it was all about business. “We here for business, not to have fun,” Wheaton Warrenville South’s Thomas Jaeschke said. “We’re here to play volleyball. We have fun in … ]]> Sat, 02 Jun 2012 18:05:01 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12937050-393/boys-volleyball-ww-south-storms-into-state-final.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12937050-393/boys-volleyball-ww-south-storms-into-state-final.html <![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: Glenbrook North holds off Minooka in state semi ]]> Luke Jacobson’s thunderous, nearly-vertical kill might not have been the difference in the match, but it sure felt like it was. Jacobson’s kill helped Glenbrook North fight off one set point at 24-22 in Game 2 of its IHSA boys state volleyball tournament semifinal match with Minooka, and after a hitting error by the Indians erased the second, the Spartans went on … ]]> Sat, 02 Jun 2012 17:23:42 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12937111-393/boys-volleyball-glenbrook-north-holds-off-minooka-in-state-semi.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12937111-393/boys-volleyball-glenbrook-north-holds-off-minooka-in-state-semi.html <![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: Barrington fights off two match points, clips Lake Park ]]> Barrington and Lake Park saved the best for last. Barrington fought off two match points and setter Taylor Ganzer tipped the ball off a Lake Park defender on match point as the Broncos rallied from a 23-21 Game 3 deficit to defeat the Lancers 23-25, 25-17, 28-26 in Friday’s fourth and final quarterfinal of the IHSA boys state volleyball tournament at Hoffman … ]]> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 21:04:10 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12921323-393/boys-volleyball-barrington-fights-off-two-match-points-clips-lake-park.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12921323-393/boys-volleyball-barrington-fights-off-two-match-points-clips-lake-park.html <![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: WW South improves to 40-0, rolls past Payton ]]> For the first 22 points of the match, Payton was right there with the No. 1 team in the country. For the next 43 points, not so much. Wheaton Warrenville South ended Game 1 on a 14-4 run to break an 11-11 tie, then built a 22-6 lead in Game 2 before clearing the bench in a 25-15, 25-11 victory Friday over … ]]> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 21:47:54 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12922465-393/boys-volleyball-ww-south-improves-to-40-0-rolls-past-payton.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12922465-393/boys-volleyball-ww-south-improves-to-40-0-rolls-past-payton.html <![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: Pat, Kyle Bedford help Glenbrook North knock off Brother Rice ]]>
Tim Bedford may never be able to come home now. Twins Pat and Kyle Bedford, whose older brother Tim was part of the last Glenbrook North team to reach the IHSA boys state volleyball tournament in 2008, did something Friday their older brother Tim couldn’t do — win a quarterfinal match. Pat Bedford had seven kills and two aces, Kyle Bedford added … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: Minooka regroups, wipes out St Rita ]]>
Minooka coach Janel Grzetich had it easier than her players. All she had to do was stand on the sidelines and watch. But she still was a nervous wreck. Minooka rallied from a 20-16 deficit in Game 1, then bounced back from Game 2 loss to defeat St. Rita 25-23, 23-25, 25-18 Friday and advance to the semifinals of the IHSA boys … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: WW South puts perfect record on line in state quarters ]]> Glenbard East may have lost to Wheaton Warrenville South more than most teams and certainly most recently, but the Rams are not the only team to feel the Tigers’ wrath this season. “They have 12 seniors who are a very determined group,” Glenbard East coach Marci Maier said. “They have a bitter taste in their mouths from last year, and as with … ]]> Thu, 31 May 2012 19:10:11 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12897890-393/boys-volleyball-ww-south-puts-perfect-record-on-line-in-state-quarters.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12897890-393/boys-volleyball-ww-south-puts-perfect-record-on-line-in-state-quarters.html <![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: WW South’s Thomas Jaeschke named the Sun-Times Player of the Year ]]> On a warm and breezy Sunday afternoon one day before the Illinois High School Association boys state volleyball tournament began, Wheaton Warrenville South’s Thomas Jaeschke was out hitting balls. Not the large, white Baden kind. The small, dimpled Titleist kind. Until the 2011-2012 school year, Jaeschke split his time between playing golf and volleyball at WW South. The 5-handicapper still enjoys playing … ]]> Wed, 30 May 2012 20:37:59 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12874363-393/boys-volleyball-ww-souths-thomas-jaeschke-named-the-sun-times-player-of-the-year.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12874363-393/boys-volleyball-ww-souths-thomas-jaeschke-named-the-sun-times-player-of-the-year.html <![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: Thomas Jaeschke, Kyle and Pat Bedford lead the Sun-Times All-Area team ]]>
Led by Loyola recruit and Sun-Times Player of the Year Thomas Jaeschke of Wheaton Warrenville South, the 2012 Sun-Times All-Area Boys Volleyball team represents some of the best talent to ever grace the Chicago area. The third and fourth and final Bedford siblings to play volleyball at Glenbrook North, twins Kyle and Pat Bedford, led the Spartans to a 32-3 regular-season record … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: Sun-Times All-Area first, second and third teams ]]> Sun-Times 2012 All-Area Boys Volleyball Team First Team Kyle Bedford, 6-2, Sr., S, Glenbrook North Patrick Bedford, 6-3, Sr., OH, Glenbrook North Matt Callaway, 6-8, Sr., MH, Wheaton Warrenville South Scott Fifer, 6-3, Sr., S, Sandburg Thomas Jaeschke, 6-6, Sr., OH, Wheaton Warrenville South Ian Lawson, 6-7, Sr., OH, Glenbard West Ryan McFarland, 6-1, Sr., S, Lincoln-Way North Nate Royer, 6-1, Sr., … ]]> Wed, 30 May 2012 22:05:06 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12875065-401/boys-volleyball-sun-times-all-area-first-second-and-third-teams.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12875065-401/boys-volleyball-sun-times-all-area-first-second-and-third-teams.html <![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: Glenbrook North sweeps Glenbrook South in straight sets to claim sectional crown ]]> Luke Jacobson was at Hoffman Estates as an eighth-grader to watch his older brother play at the state tournament. The Glenbrook North senior will be back there Friday as a player after the No. 2-ranked Spartans captured the sectional championship Tuesday with a 25-17, 25-16 victory over neighboring rival Glenbrook South in Northbrook. Jacobson, whose brother Ben was a senior on the … ]]> Tue, 29 May 2012 20:50:42 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12854765-393/boys-volleyball-glenbrook-north-sweeps-glenbrook-south-in-straight-sets-to-claim-sectional-crown.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12854765-393/boys-volleyball-glenbrook-north-sweeps-glenbrook-south-in-straight-sets-to-claim-sectional-crown.html <![CDATA[ Boys Volleyball: Lake Park rallies for first sectional title since 2004. ]]> Elk Grove’s high-flying hitters Michal Kawa and Aaron Krause delivered most of the big spikes to start Tuesday’s Elgin Sectional final. Gradually, however, Lake Park found ways to cope, and then delivered the biggest spike of all — Brian Fischer’s slam off Dave Prentis’ set for match point in an 18-25, 25-22, 25-22 comeback victory for its first sectional title since 2004. … ]]> Tue, 29 May 2012 21:39:43 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12855849-393/boys-volleyball-lake-park-rallies-for-first-sectional-title-since-2004. http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/boysvolleyball/12855849-393/boys-volleyball-lake-park-rallies-for-first-sectional-title-since-2004.