Sunday, February 17, 2013
The state meet was held over the weekend in Palatine.
Sunday, February 17
Prairie Ridge's co-op gymnastics team placed second at the state meet at Palatine High School over the weekend. Lyons High School in LaGrange claimed the state title with a total score of 149.625. Prairie Ridge had a total score of 149.300, according to results posted on the Illinois High School Associations website. Helping Prairie Ridge to their second place finish was Rachel Underwood, a sophomore, who placed third in the vault and second in the uneven parallel bars; and Riley Mahoney, a sophomore, who placed fifth in the balance beam, eighth in the floor exercise, and sixth in the vault, according to the IHSA. Palatine's Fremd High School placed third at the state meet with a total score of 146.050 and Winnetka's New Trier High …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Ryan Klarner, a swimmer and diver for Fremd High School reached out to Taco Bell last month and requested a customized Speedo with 'think outside the buns' printed on it. The company is reportedly granting his wish, Yahoo News Canada reports.
A swimmer and diver from Fremd High School is getting his wish for a Speedo with the phrase 'think outside the buns' on it from his favorite fast-food restaurant, Taco Bell, Yahoo News Canada reports. Ryan Klarner requested on the company's Facebook page he be sent the swimwear, according to Yahoo News Canada, due to the fact he is a big fan of their food, and eats at Taco Bell five to seven times per week. Tom Petersen, Director of Community Relations for Township High School District 211, said athletes cannot accept gifts worth more than $75, and are not allowed to wear swimwear other than what is provided by the district during competitions. There's no word on how much that Speedo is valued at. But nothing would stop Klarner from …
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Stevenson, Prairie Ridge, Fremd, Lake Forest round out top five.
Dates: Feb. 16, 17 The Final Score: 1. Carmel 151.175; 2. Stevenson 149.175; 3. Prairie Ridge 148.175; 4. Fremd 146.65; 5. Lake Forest 144.50; 6. Lyons 144.475; 7. Glenbard North 143.55; 8. New Trier 141.775 Top Performer: DeKalb’s Alyssa Lopez scored a 38.45 to edge Carmel’s Kristin Mirski, who finished with a 38.40, and win the state all-around title. Other Notable Performances: Carmel’s Sarah Cohen-Smith captured the vault with a 9.875; Glenbard North’s Amanda Quinn and Lyons’ Kelsy Kurfirst tied for first on the uneven parallel bars with a 9.60; Carmel’s Laura Feely won the balance beam with a 9.575, and Lopez and Mirski tied for first in floor exercise with a 9.7. The Bottom Line: Carmel collected its third consecutive state title. …