Stories about IC Catholic high school sports
Here are game-by-game previews and picks of Week 5 football games around the Suburban Life coverage area
Ava Falduto had 15 kills to lead IC Catholic Prep volleyball past Chicago Christian, and Timothy Christian, Benet, Lemont and Wheaton North volleyball were also winners in Tuesday's prep sports roundup.
Jordan Heatherly's 10 kills powered Montini volleyball past Jones Prep, Gabi Staniskis had nine kills in Benet's three-set win over Neuqua, Abby VanderWal had 12 kills in a Timothy Christian win and Wheaton Academy's Sam Dykema was medalist in the Metro Suburban Conference.
Josiah Pitts' penalty kick in the 78th minute gave Wheaton Academy a thrilling win over Timothy Christian, Glenbard South volleyball rallied past Trinity and Willowbrook, Montini, Nazareth and IC Catholic volleyball were all winners in Thursday's roundup.
IC Catholic Prep senior Ava Falduto, who had 30 kills and 20 digs in a win over St. Francis and 17 kills in a win over Riverside-Brookfield, is the Suburban Life Athlete of the Week as voted on by readers. Here is her interview with Sports Editor Joshua Welge.
Here are game-by-game previews of Week 4 football games around the Suburban Life coverage area
Abby VanderWal's 14 kills power Timothy Christian volleyball past St. Francis, Ava Falduto had 13 kills for IC Catholic volleyball in a win over Wheaton Academy, plus wins for Benet, Glenbard West, and Glenbard South, and Joshua Mariotti gets hat trick for Wheaton Academy soccer.
Jenny Buehler had six kills to lead Downers Grove North volleyball past Downers Grove South, Ava Falduto had 17 kills in IC Catholic's win, Sam Dykema shot a 4-under par 32 to lead Wheaton Academy golf's dual win and much more in Thursday's prep sports roundup.
Here are previews of Week 3 football games around the Suburban Life coverage area.
A libero for her club team, Penn State recruit Ava Falduto takes on the role of a powerful outside hitter and full-rotation standout for an IC Catholic Prep team with high hopes. That, and notes on Benet's Ava Novak and Lyons' Abby Markworth in Bill Stone's volleyball notes.
Penn State recruit Alva Falduto's 30 kills and 20 digs powered IC Catholic Prep volleyball past St. Francis, Jordan Heatherly had 12 kills in Montini volleyball's win, plus wins for Glenbard West and Timothy Christian volleyball, Benet golf and more in Tuesday's sports roundup.
Joliet Catholic quarterback T.J. Schlageter hit a key late pass, and the Hilltoppers rallied to defeat IC Catholic on Friday night.
The boys cross country season is underway, and here are Bill Stone's previews of teams from around the Suburban Life coverage area.
A look at Week 2's high school football games around the Suburban Life coverage area.
Power programs often have to schedule nonconference games with one another out of necessity. As such, there's some real enticing games to look for in Week 2, including Batavia at Lincoln-Way East and Warren at Maine South.