Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Saint Rita plays in the baseball regional finals Wednesday, May 22 at 4:30 p.m. Watch the gave live on Patch.
The baseball playoffs march on as the Saint Rita Mustangs play in the regional semifinals. The Mustangs are taking on Kennedy at home starting at 4:30 p.m. Watch the game live on Patch. If you miss it, come back to watch a full replay.
Monday, May 20, 2013
The Mighty Macs finish the 28-5 season with a win over Mundelein
They just kept swimming. The Mother McAuley varsity water polo team grabbed third place in the IHSA state finals Saturday beating the Mundelein Mustangs 11-9. The Mighty Macs ended the season with an overall record of 29-5, Mundelein finished with a 27-8 record. The Macs, coming off an 8-7 loss against St. Ignatius earlier Saturday, never fell behind. Kristen Kleist scored the first goal of the game halfway through the first quarter, but Allie Boothe responded with Mundelein’s first point of the game about a minute later. Kleist and Boothe were both top scorers, with 5 and 6 goals, respectively. Clare Bryar put in three shots for the Macs. Both teams presented strong defenses throughout the game, which had several turnovers and ejections …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The perennially strong program will have a new leader next season.
The Redhawks are getting a new coach. Marist High School Principal Larry Tucker and Athletic Director Bob Lim announced on Wednesday that Julie Popp Hopkins will take over as the new Marist women’s varsity volleyball coach. Hopkins will also become a physical education instructor at the school. Hopkins will suceed longtime coach Natalie Holder who resigned at the end of last season. Hopkins already has a few titles on her resume. She taught and coached at The Latin School in Chicago where her teams won back to back league titles in 2011 and 2012. She was named conference coach of the year in 2012, the school said in a press release. Outside of school, Hopkins works as a club volleyball coach for the Michio Volleyball Club. Hopkins is a …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Baseball and softball season is in full swing. Upload photos of your favorite players and teams so we can celebrate our little sluggers.
It's baseball and softball season and we want to celebrate our neighborhood teams and leagues. Upload photos of all your neighborhood sluggers to our photo gallery. We will featured the pics throughout the season. It's a great way to show everyone how great our local programs are. (And kids always get a kick out of seeing their picture on the site.) It's easy to upload a photo. Just click on the big "Upload" button above or below the pictures. You can also give a shout-out to your team in the comments section below. Happy posting!
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Nic Weishar, a junior at Marist, has committed to play football for the Fighting Irish.
It's the Irish for Marist football standout Nic Weishar. The junior tight end orally committed to play at Notre Dame on Tuesday, according to the Chicago Tribune. Weishar, who stands at 6-foot-5 and weighs 220 pounds, had 23 different football scholarship offers, according to the report. "I couldn't see myself finding a better fit than Notre Dame," he told the Tribune. "I felt that I was ready to end the process, and my family is also very excited about my decision." Weishar, of Midlothian, was named Patch's Athlete of the Month in October 2012, the same month his brother Andrew, 21, died after a three-year long battle with cancer. “With Nic and his family, they’re the strongest people I’ve ever been around,” Marist coach Pat Dunne said…
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Read the full regular season schedule for your Chicago Bears.
The Chicago Bears 2013 schedule was released on Friday morning. What do you think of the To find the full list of pre-season games, visit the Chicago Bears website.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The Brother Rice coaching legend notched 37 championships during his tenure.
It's the end of an era for Crusader basketball. Brother Rice High School announced on Tuesday that longtime coach Pat Richardson will be retiring at the end of this school year after racking up over 400 wins during his tenure. Richardson has been the head coach of the program for 24 years. During that time his teams have won nine Catholic League titles, eight Thanksgiving, five Christmas, eleven IHSA Regional championships, and four IHSA Sectional Championships as well as making one Elite Eight appearance in 2005, according to the school. “It’s been an incredible honor and privilege to be the basketball coach at Brother Rice for the past 24 years," Richardson said on the school's website. "I can’t imagine a better place to coach …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Mayor Emanuel, Ald. Tunney and the Chicago Cubs finally approve the $500 million renovation and changes to Lake View, and they detail ever aspect of the new plan. Read the plans and tell us why the White Sox are the best team in Chicago.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) and Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts announced today a plan that will allow the Cubs to begin the process to undertake a $500 million renovation of Wrigley Field. The framework contains many elements and addresses key areas including: community investment, parking, public safety, amenities, the ballpark operations and scheduling. “Lakeview encompasses more than Wrigley Field,” said Tunney. “There are thousands of residents and hundreds of businesses who all contribute to the unique character of our neighborhood. Each of them benefits from the Cubs and there is no doubt our neighborhood is better and more vibrant with the Cubs at Clark and Addison. I’m proud they’ve recommitted to Wrigley Field…
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The Chicago White Sox are offering a limited number of tickets to select games throughout the season.
For the second year in a row, the Chicago White Sox will be offering each member of the Chicago Fire Department and Chicago Police Department two complimentary tickets to one of 14 games at U.S. Cellular Field this season, it was announced in a press release. Last year the offer was made available to police officers, and the team decided to open it up to firefighters as well. In total, about 20,000 game tickets were given out last year, according to the team. Follow Beverly-Mt. Greenwood Patch on Facebook and sign up for Breaking News Alerts. You can redeem your tickets at the Cell's box office. Officers and firefighters must show department identification and badge when claiming their free pair of tickets. The box office is open Monday …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Baseball fans flocked to Wrigley field on Monday for the Cubs' home opener against the Milwaukee Brewers.
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