Tuesday, May 14, 2013
A four-run third inning put the Hornets ahead, but they needed a strong finish to hold off the Red Devils.
The score: Hinsdale South 5, Hinsdale Central 4 The way it happened: Senior outfielder Matt Reschke keyed the Hinsdale South offense with a three-run triple in the third inning and senior Mike Rizzo pitched a complete game during the Hornets' home win Tuesday over the Red Devils. Central jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning on an RBI single by junior Matt Muellner, but South rallied with a four-run third that saw Red Devils senior pitcher Basil Arain give up two singles, hit a batter, and walk in a run before Reschke's triple cleared the bases. Rizzo gave up three runs in the fifth inning before retiring the Red Devils in order in both the sixth and seventh. The play: With one out and nobody in the top of the sixth inning, junior …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Donna Lebano of Lemont toughed out contractions during the Blackhawks' series-clinching victory over the Minnesota Wild Thursday night before she was rushed to Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and gave birth in the wee hours of the morning.
Editor's note: The following story was submitted to Patch by Sheila Galloro of Adventist Midwest Health. The first contraction hit Donna Lebano during second period of the Blackhawks game. “No way was I leaving,” said Lebano, who was eight months pregnant. “We are a Hawks family. I had to see the end of the game.” She did. Chicago beat the Minnesota Wild 5-1 Thursday night to win the first-round playoff series four games to one and advance to the next round. The minute the game was over, Lebano was driven to Adventist Hinsdale Hospital by her three sisters, who were timing her contractions the whole way. Her water broke minutes after she arrived at the hospital around 1 a.m. on Friday. Little Owen Michael was born only two hours later at 3…
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The 6-foot-6 junior chose Ann Arbor in part because of a recently deceased family member's hope that he would be a Wolverine.
Hinsdale Central tight end Ian Bunting has committed to play his college ball at the University of Michigan after he graduates next year, the Chicago Tribune reports. The 6-foot-6, 215-pound Hinsdale resident had scholarship offers from big-program schools including Notre Dame and USC, according to SB Nation. Bunting told the Tribune that he chose Michigan in part because his recently-deceased grandmother was a Wolverine and was hoping he'd have the opportunity to play in Ann Arbor. See the full Chicago Tribune story here. "Has a nice, long frame with a lot of room to add weight," a Scouts.com scouting report of Bunting by Allen Trieu reads. "Good, reliable hands and shows ability to make grabs in traffic and along the sideline. Adjusts …
Friday, March 1, 2013
The West Suburban Silver champs lost, 55-49, in their playoff opener Thursday night in Wheaton.
Hinsdale Central's championship season came to an abrupt end Thursday night after a 55-49 loss to Geneva in the Wheaton Warrenville South Regional semifinal, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. It was the West Suburban Silver champs' first playoff game of 2013. See the full IHSA 4A playoff bracket here. Geneva (21-8) was led by senior Mike Trimble, who tallied 9 points in the second half and helped the Bulldogs down the stretch of a game tied at 36 after three quarters. Hinsdale Central, the Bolingbrook Sectional's No. 5 seed, led 44-43 with just under four minutes left, the Sun-Times reports, and trailed by a score of 47-46 with 2:25 to go. Late free throws and an easy layup for Nate Navigato with just over a minute left, however, sealed …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The Red Devils cracked the top five in all three relays, but lost out as a team to champion New Trier.
Behind three strong relay performances and a trio of top 12 individual finishes, Hinsdale Central finished second as a team at this weekend's IHSA boys state swim and dive meet. New Trier finished first with 189 points, far ahead of the Red Devils' 96. Lake Forest finished third with 93 points. Here are the top Hinsdale Central finishers from the weekend: 100-yard Butterfly 100-yard Freestyle 100-yard Breaststroke 200-yard Medley Relay 200-yard Freestyle Relay 400-yard Freestyle Relay
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The West Suburban Silver champs start their IHSA playoff run Wednesday night in Wheaton.
The Hinsdale Central boys basketball team wrapped up an 18-6 regular season Wednesday night, which is good enough for a No. 5 seed in the Bolingbrook Sectional and a first-round bye in the Wheaton Warrenville South Regional that begins next week. On Wednesday, Feb. 27, the Red Devils will face the winner of Monday's game between No. 12 seed Geneva and No. 21 seed Wheaton Warrenville South. The four Bolingbrook Sectional teams seeded ahead of Hinsdale Central, in order, are Oswego, Benet, Neuqua Valley and West Aurora. See the full IHSA boys basketball 4A playoff brackets here. Hinsdale Central, who clinched the West Suburban Silver title with a win over York last week, lost at home to West Suburban Gold champ Proviso East Wednesday night…
The seniors were honored during a signing ceremony Wednesday morning before school.
Eleven Hinsdale Central athletes who plan to compete at the college level next year were honored Wednesday morning during a signing ceremony in front of their parents and coaches. Video of the event was captured by iHigh and can be viewed above, though the sound is not working. The 11 seniors compete in sports that range from football, to soccer, to golf, and have committed to colleges that include North Carolina, Brown, and Holy Cross. The student athletes that signed letters of intent are:
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
iHigh.com is broadcasting Wednesday night's game, and all the action can be seen right here.
iHigh.com is broadcasting live Wednesday night's Hinsdale Central-Proviso East West Suburban crossover boys basketball game beginning at 7:30 p.m. It can be watched in its entirety right here on Patch. Click here to view the game on iHigh. If you want to see the game in person, here are the basics: Who: Hinsdale Central vs. Proviso East When: 5 p.m. Saturday Where: Hinsdale Central High School, 5500 S. Grant St., Hinsdale
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The Hornets finished fifth as a team at this weekend's Lyons Township Sectional.
Hinsdal South's boys swim and dive team finished fifth at Saturday's Lyons Township Sectional and qualified two individuals and two relays for this weekend's state meet at New Trier. According to the IHSA website, Hornets qualified in the following events: 50-yard Freestyle 200-yard Freestyle Relay 400-yard Freestyle Relay 100-yard Backstroke
Monday, February 18, 2013
The junior beat Neuqua Valley senior Andrew Geers in the 285-pound title match Saturday in Champaign.
Hinsdale Central junior wrestler Brian Allen beat Neuqua Valley senior Andrew Geers, 4-2, in the 3A state final Saturday night at Champaign's Assembly Hall, capping an undefeated season with a state title and giving his school its second individual first-place finish, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The first-ever Hinsdale Central individual wrestling title was won by Brian's older brother, Jack, in 2011, the Sun-Times reports. Read the full Sun-Times story here. Brian Allen finished his 2012-13 season with a perfect 48-0 record, according to the IHSA website. Geers had entered the final match with an unblemished 40-0 mark. Allen beat Glenbard East's D'Andre Johnson (37-8 record), Moline High School's Adarios Jones (42-3), and Thornton…