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[ Girls Softball: Wade Maisto returns to coach Burlington Central ]]>
Wade Maisto is again a head varsity coach at Burlington Central. The school announced on Monday the hiring of Maisto as head coach of the girls varsity softball team. Maisto’s hiring ends an almost four-month search following the resignation of Cray Allen, who in June accepted the position as head softball coach for Harper College. Maisto was the varsity softball coach at … ]]>
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 19:43:09 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/15506362-393/girls-softball-wade-maisto-returns-to-coach-burlington-central.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/15506362-393/girls-softball-wade-maisto-returns-to-coach-burlington-central.html
<![CDATA[ Softball: Hinsdale South teammates carry on through summer ]]> Sabrina Kuchta and Brooke Dodson have played travel softball together long before Kuchta transferred to Hinsdale South last year. The travel teammates became high school teammates last spring and have kept that relationship going through this summer as members of the South Suburban-based Homer Hawks. “It’s a lot of fun. These girls are family,” Kuchta said about the entire team. Kuchta and … ]]> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 16:59:53 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/14162624-393/softball-hinsdale-south-teammates-carry-on-through-summer.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/14162624-393/softball-hinsdale-south-teammates-carry-on-through-summer.html <![CDATA[ Softball facility is subject of Title IX complaint at Homewood-Flossmoor ]]>
Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s softball field is fenced in, with nice brick dugouts and an electronic scoreboard — maybe not state-of-the-art, but not bad at first blush. But the SouthtownStar has learned a pending civil rights complaint against the school claims those amenities aren’t enough, not in comparison with the boys baseball field next door, which seems more like a stadium than a … ]]>
Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:32:05 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13663672-393/softball-facility-is-subject-of-title-ix-complaint-at-homewood-flossmoor.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13663672-393/softball-facility-is-subject-of-title-ix-complaint-at-homewood-flossmoor.html
<![CDATA[ Softball: Top talent set for Bandits all-star games ]]> For the high school softball junkie, Chicago Bandits Stadium in Rosemont will be the place to be on Wednesday when the Chicago Sun-Times All-Stars take on the Beverly Bandits 18U Gold. The event will feature two games, with the underclassman all-stars playing the Bandits at 6 pm followed by the senior all-stars playing the Bandits at 8 pm. The seniors will be … ]]> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 10:50:00 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13262414-401/softball-top-talent-set-for-bandits-all-star-games.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13262414-401/softball-top-talent-set-for-bandits-all-star-games.html <![CDATA[ Softball: Marist’s remarkable run ends with Class 4A championship ]]>
EAST PEORIA — On a 3-2 pitch that would have been ball four, Marist junior first baseman Haley Richy wanted a little more. So she swung at the shoulder-high pitch and hit a towering grand slam. The blast capped a five-run fifth inning that lifted the RedHawks to a 5-0 win over Bartlett in the Class 4A state title game Saturday at … ]]>
Sat, 09 Jun 2012 20:23:11 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13087573-393/softball-marists-remarkable-run-ends-with-class-4a-championship.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13087573-393/softball-marists-remarkable-run-ends-with-class-4a-championship.html
<![CDATA[ Softball: Glenbard South edges Marengo for Class 3A title ]]>
EAST PEORIA — While walking in the middle of her Glenbard South teammates hoisting the Class 3A state title trophy, senior Danielle Chitkowski said with a big smile “Lets go girls, look what we got.” And what they got is the school’s first state title in softball after beating defending champion Marengo 2-1 Saturday at the EastSide Centre. After posing for the … ]]>
Sat, 09 Jun 2012 16:56:32 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13082420-393/softball-glenbard-south-edges-marengo-for-class-3a-title.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13082420-393/softball-glenbard-south-edges-marengo-for-class-3a-title.html
<![CDATA[ Softball: Down to last strike, Bartlett rallies to upend defending champ Moline ]]>
EAST PEORIA — It’s been a wild ride for Bartlett during the Class 4A state playoffs. Down to its last strike Friday against defending state champion Moline, the Hawks found a way to not only tie the game, but put up five runs in the top of the seventh for a come-from-behind 7-3 win. A three-run home run by sophomore Kayla Haberstich … ]]>
Thu, 23 Aug 2012 09:53:15 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13067373-393/softball-down-to-last-strike-bartlett-rallies-to-upend-defending-champ-moline.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13067373-393/softball-down-to-last-strike-bartlett-rallies-to-upend-defending-champ-moline.html
<![CDATA[ Softball: Glenbard South advances to Class 3A state final ]]> EAST PEORIA — Glenbard South certainly had the “Been there done that” mantra of a team that has gotten to the Class 3A state semifinals before. The Raiders had been the state semifinals three of the last four seasons. Problem? They’ve yet to win a semifinal game. That’s until Friday afternoon against Mattoon when the Raiders started hitting and never stopped during … ]]> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 20:27:49 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13066396-393/softball-glenbard-south-advances-to-class-3a-state-final.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13066396-393/softball-glenbard-south-advances-to-class-3a-state-final.html <![CDATA[ Softball: Marist’s dream run rolls into Class 4A title game ]]>
EAST PEORIA — While the Marist players were taking a group picture following their 2-0 Class 4A semifinal win over Elk Grove Friday at the EastSide Centre, they were asked a simple request. One of the camera-holding parents asked the players to indicate they’re No. 1. Almost in complete sync they yelled out “Not yet.” “That’s just the kind of team they … ]]>
Fri, 08 Jun 2012 20:42:51 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13066074-393/softball-marists-dream-run-rolls-into-class-4a-title-game.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13066074-393/softball-marists-dream-run-rolls-into-class-4a-title-game.html
<![CDATA[ Softball: Lindsay Melson, Reed Karsten carry Marengo to victory ]]>
EAST PEORIA — You could feel the hush of the Marengo crowd when Reed Karsten, representing the winning run at third with nobody out in the bottom of the eighth, was caught halfway off the bag after a failed squeeze attempt. That hush changed into a deafening roar after the throw to third sailed away into left field on the throw from … ]]>
Fri, 08 Jun 2012 21:15:17 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13065865-393/softball-lindsay-melson-reed-karsten-carry-marengo-to-victory.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13065865-393/softball-lindsay-melson-reed-karsten-carry-marengo-to-victory.html
<![CDATA[ Softball: Glenbard South advances to Class 3A state final ]]> EAST PEORIA — Glenbard South certainly had the “Been there done that” mantra of a team that has gotten to the Class 3A state semifinals before. The Raiders had been the state semifinals three of the last four seasons. Problem? They’ve yet to win a semifinal game. That’s until Friday afternoon against Mattoon when the Raiders started hitting and never stopped during … ]]> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 20:27:49 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13066396-393/softball-glenbard-south-advances-to-class-3a-state-final.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13066396-393/softball-glenbard-south-advances-to-class-3a-state-final.html <![CDATA[ Softball: Benet’s Maeve McGuire’s tireless work ethic has made her Player of the Year ]]>
The McGuire Sisters — Christine, Phyllis and Dorothy — were a popular singing trio from the 1950’s. In the modern day era of Illinois softball, the McGuire sisters – Nora, Maeve and Rowan – are a trio of talented players, two of which are currently playing for two of the better teams in the state. Sophomore Rowan is an outfielder at Downers … ]]>
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 19:24:26 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13044482-393/softball-benets-maeve-mcguires-tireless-work-ethic-has-made-her-player-of-the-year.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13044482-393/softball-benets-maeve-mcguires-tireless-work-ethic-has-made-her-player-of-the-year.html
<![CDATA[ Softball: Richards' Brianna LeBeau, Glenbard North’s Lilly Fecho headline All-Area selections ]]> First Team OF: Kelly Christner, Andrew, jr.: The Michigan-bound lefty is a three-time all-area selection who hit .526 with six home runs and 43 RBI (120 career) to go with 20 stolen bases. She is also in the top 10 percent of her class. She worked hard in the weight room to help improve her home run total and is one of … ]]> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 21:08:05 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13044856-401/softball-richards-brianna-lebeau-glenbard-norths-lilly-fecho-headline-all-area-selections.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13044856-401/softball-richards-brianna-lebeau-glenbard-norths-lilly-fecho-headline-all-area-selections.html <![CDATA[ Softball: 2012 All-Area teams ]]> First Team Player School Cl. Pos. Kelly Christner Andrew Jr. OF Maeve McGuire Benet Jr. OF Becky Mantel Riverside-Brookfield Sr. OF Lilly Fecho Glenbard North Sr. P Bri Cavin Conant Sr. P Brooke Stulga Manteno So. P Abby Ramirez Trinity Jr. MIF Kylie Johnson Kankakee Sr. MIF Jill Galich Lincoln-Way North Jr. 1B Loren Krzysko Barrington Jr. 3B Emily Naegele Oak Forest Sr. C Brianna LeBeau Richards Sr. Utility Second Team Player School Cl. Pos. Michelle Mazur Fremd Jr. OF Reed Karsten Marengo Sr. OF Stephanie Abello Benet Fr. OF Dani Goranson Elk Grove Sr. P Dale Ryndak Downers Grove North So. P Elaine Heflin Downers Grove North Jr. P Marissa Panko Benet So. MIF Brooke Wyderski Marist So. MIF Nicole Pihl Seneca Jr. 1B Julianne Rurka Benet So. 3B Miranda Cavin Conant Jr. C … ]]> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 09:53:04 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13045160-401/story.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13045160-401/story.html <![CDATA[ SOFTBALL:Assistant takes over for retiring head coach ]]>
Seven starters and two quality pitchers will return next spring when Warren High’s softball team will attempt to defend its North Suburban Conference championship. Not returning will be head coach Carri McGahan, who resigned because she’s having a baby in a few months. Given that situation, Warren High School athletic director Mark Pos made the best possible move this week, selecting McGahan’s … ]]>
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 21:06:36 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13047304-393/softballassistant-takes-over-for-retiring-head-coach.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/sports/softball/13047304-393/softballassistant-takes-over-for-retiring-head-coach.html