Lake County News Sun http://newssun.suntimes.com Latest news from Lake County News Sun Online en-us webmaster@suntimes.com (Editor) http://newssun.suntimes.com/csp/cms/sites/STM/assets/img/logos/newssun.gif Lake County News Sun http://newssun.suntimes.com 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Local trio shares national curling title, and is competing on world stage this week ]]> Lead story image

As Russ Brown and Russ Armstrong were simultaneously approaching 50, Jeff Wright was eager for both to hit the milestone age that many dread. The trio have spent more than a decade curling with one another at the Exmoor Curling Club in Highland Park. The age barrier didn’t prevent them from training at Exmoor, but it kept Brown and Armstrong from joining Wright’s team and curling in senior competitions. ]]> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:24:00 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26960495-419/local-trio-shares-national-curling-title-and-is-competing-on-world-stage-this-week.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26960495-419/local-trio-shares-national-curling-title-and-is-competing-on-world-stage-this-week.html <![CDATA[ Cheer & Dance Xtreme of Gurnee goes 4-for-4 at Wauconda meet ]]> Lead story image

The Illinois Recreational Cheer Association wrapped up its inaugural spring season of competition with what it called The Top Dawg Competition for youth cheer and dance teams, and in the end, it was Cheer & Dance Xtreme based in Gurnee that did Xtremely well. ]]> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:10:00 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26928650-419/cheer-dance-xtreme-of-gurnee-goes-4-for-4-at-wauconda-meet.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26928650-419/cheer-dance-xtreme-of-gurnee-goes-4-for-4-at-wauconda-meet.html <![CDATA[ County volleyball teams overwhelmed by ‘outside’ force ]]> Lead story image

The Lake County Invitational boys volleyball tournament was won Saturday by the one school in the field not located in Lake County. ]]> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:08:00 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26945051-419/county-volleyball-teams-overwhelmed-by-outside-force.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26945051-419/county-volleyball-teams-overwhelmed-by-outside-force.html <![CDATA[ Wauconda, Waukegan split softball doubleheader ]]> Lead story image

Waukegan & Wauconda split a softball doubleheader, as Wauconda (12-1) won 3-0 as sophomore Kayla Wedl tossed her second straight no-hitter with 17 strikeouts for Wauconda. Waukegan won the other game 6-1, handing Wauconda its first loss of the season. ]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:33:23 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26945211-419/wauconda-waukegan-split-softball-doubleheader.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26945211-419/wauconda-waukegan-split-softball-doubleheader.html <![CDATA[ Antioch grad throwing his weights around at North Central ]]>

Antioch High School grad and current North Central College junior Brian Reed was named an Academic All-CCIW (College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin) performer for the indoor men’s track season. ]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:32:52 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26927825-419/antioch-grad-throwing-his-weights-around-at-north-central.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26927825-419/antioch-grad-throwing-his-weights-around-at-north-central.html <![CDATA[ Former Lake Forest prep star to play with Kingfish ]]> Lead story image

Lake Forest High School grad and current Bradley University second baseman Chris Godinez will be swapping his college jersey for Kenosha Kingfish threads this summer as he plays with the local team in the Northwoods League. ]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:33:03 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26927419-419/former-lake-forest-prep-star-to-play-with-kingfish.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26927419-419/former-lake-forest-prep-star-to-play-with-kingfish.html <![CDATA[ Warren High sophomore succeeds in boxing ring ]]> Lead story image

Last week, the Chicago Park District’s youth boxing program (boys and girls age 8-21) held its Citywide Championships, and a teen from Warren High School in Gurnee was one of the winners. ]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:32:42 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26927142-419/warren-high-sophomore-succeeds-in-boxing-ring.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26927142-419/warren-high-sophomore-succeeds-in-boxing-ring.html <![CDATA[ Near-miss for Lamberti in quest to make Level 10 gym nationals ]]> Lead story image

Cinny Lamberti of Grayslake, who trains out of the Gymnastics Factory on Route 120 in Grayslake, came up just short in her quest to qualify for the USA Gymnastics-sanctioned Level 10 Eastern Nationals when she failed to crack the top 12 in her age group (generally 15-16) at the Region 5 meet held in Lansing, Michigan. ]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:31:03 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26925915-419/near-miss-for-lamberti-in-quest-to-make-level-10-gym-nationals.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26925915-419/near-miss-for-lamberti-in-quest-to-make-level-10-gym-nationals.html <![CDATA[ Two Ultimate Gym girls qualify for Level 10 nationals ]]> Lead story image

Two members of the Level 10 girls team from Ultimate Gymnastics in Gurnee have qualifield to compete next month at the USA Gymnastics-sanctioned Junior Olympics Eastern Nationals in Jackson, Miss. ]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:31:14 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26925235-419/two-ultimate-gym-girls-qualify-for-level-10-nationals.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26925235-419/two-ultimate-gym-girls-qualify-for-level-10-nationals.html <![CDATA[ Basketball’s not only thing North Chicago High can take pride in these days ]]> Lead story image

On a typical school day, the main foyer area at North Chicago High School looks pretty much like the main foyer area at every other high school in the area. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:24:27 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26908248-419/basketballs-not-only-thing-north-chicago-high-can-take-pride-in-these-days.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26908248-419/basketballs-not-only-thing-north-chicago-high-can-take-pride-in-these-days.html <![CDATA[ Final Four set in county boys volleyball tourney ]]> Lead story image

Vernon Hills, Deerfield, Barrington and Loyola Academy all went 3-0 in pool play and have advanced to the semifinals of the Lake County Invitational boys volleyball tournament. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:23:44 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26912837-419/final-four-set-in-county-boys-volleyball-tourney.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26912837-419/final-four-set-in-county-boys-volleyball-tourney.html <![CDATA[ Winning streak gets CLC softball above .500 mark ]]>

College of Lake County’s softball team has climbed above .500 for the season at 15-14, thanks to a five-game winning streak that has the Lancers 6-2 in the Skyway Conference. ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:23:29 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26913054-419/winning-streak-gets-clc-softball-above-500-mark.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26913054-419/winning-streak-gets-clc-softball-above-500-mark.html <![CDATA[ Celebration Room at North Chicago High’s a busy place these days ]]> Lead story image

EXTRA POINT: Ask a coach about his finest moment on the job, and chances are good that the response will be something along the lines of, “I like to think it hasn’t happened yet.” ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:23:19 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26904670-419/celebration-room-at-north-chicago-highs-a-busy-place-these-days.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26904670-419/celebration-room-at-north-chicago-highs-a-busy-place-these-days.html <![CDATA[ Lakes’ baseball team extends winning streak to three ]]>

PREP NOTES: Lakes picked up its third straight win the baseball diamond, beating Fenton 9-2. ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:48:11 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26871379-419/lakes-baseball-team-extends-winning-streak-to-three.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26871379-419/lakes-baseball-team-extends-winning-streak-to-three.html <![CDATA[ Zion’s softball team edges Mundelein ]]> Lead story image

Zion-Benton High’s softball team is the defending North Suburban Lake champ and knows how to pull out a game in the seventh. Mundelein is a new contender for the title and the Mustangs were not quite ready for prime time on this day, losing 3-2. ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:48:30 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26893579-419/zions-softball-team-edges-mundelein.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26893579-419/zions-softball-team-edges-mundelein.html <![CDATA[ Lake Villa’s Morway wearing No. 3 for Red Stars women’s soccer team ]]>

Lake Villa’s Kecia Morway will be wearing jersey No. 3 when the Chicago Red Stars play their home opener in the 2014 National Women’s Soccer League season against the Washington Spirit at 7 P.m. on Saturday, April 26. The game will be at Illinois Benedictine University in west suburban Lisle. ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:47:51 -0500 http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26893391-419/lake-villas-morway-wearing-no-3-for-red-stars-womens-soccer-team.html http://newssun.suntimes.com/sports/26893391-419/lake-villas-morway-wearing-no-3-for-red-stars-womens-soccer-team.html