Friday, May 17, 2013
Glenbrook South, New Trier, Deerfield, Highland Park, Niles West, Maine West, Maine South, Notre Dame, Niles North and Loyola athletes will join Wildkits at State Meet.
Taking home the team trophy for the sixth straight year, the Evanston High School boys track team won the Niles West Sectional Thursday in Skokie sending five individuals and three relay teams to the State Meet May 24 and 25 at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston The Wildkits compiled 85 points. Glenbrook South took home second place with 72 followed by Prospect in third with 70 and New Trier fourth with 58. Niles West accumulated 47 for fifth with Deerfield sixth, Main South seventh, Niles North eighth, Highland Park ninth place, Notre Dame of Niles tenth, Maine West 11th , Loyola Academy 12th, Maine East 13th\, Glenbrook North 14th and Von Steuben 15th. "Last year, a lot of guys, when they went downstate, were qualified just about…
Monday, May 13, 2013
This is the team’s first trip to the state tournament since 2004.
New Trier High School’s boys water polo team won against Loyola Academy 11-9 at the sectional final Saturday. The Trevians will head to the state tournament, the first time since 2004, Northbrook Star reported. New Trier senior Dano Johnson scored all three of his goals in the fourth quarter and helped the Trevians win over the Ramblers, ending an eight-game losing streak in the sectional finals, Northbrook Star reported. For the full story, visit Northbrook.Suntimes.com
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The North Shore native and Loyola Academy alum has signed a multi-year agreement with the company through 2016.
Olympic gold medalist Conor Dwyer has signed a multi-year agreement with Speedo USA through 2016, according to a press release. “I am very excited to be a part of the Speedo family,” said Dwyer, who was born in Evanston and grew up in Winnetka. “Speedo is the top name in swimwear and I appreciate the brand’s support as I embark on my professional swim career.” The 24-year-old Loyola Academy alum joins teammates Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps on Team Speedo and has his sights set on the 15th FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, where he hopes to represent USA in the freestyle and medley events and relays. Dwyer won a gold medal as part of the U.S. 800-meter freestyle relay team swimming with Phelps, Lochte and Ricky Bernes …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The president of Loyola Academy, a Jesuit high school, describes his reaction; local students, staff and alums say his Jesuit training will help him grapple with the problems of the modern world.
When Pope Francis I emerged onto the balcony of St. Peter's in Rome Wednesday, it created an awe-filled moment for Catholics worldwide. But many local Chicago suburbanites felt an instant connection with Francis, the first Jesuit pope, because they have attended Jesuit schools. The Jesuits, the world's largest order of Catholic priests, are known for intellectual curiosity, social justice and founding and operating schools and colleges, according to International Business Times. Many north suburbanites have attended Loyola Academy in Wilmette and Loyola University of Chicago, both named after the order's founder, St. Ignacius Loyola, who lived in 16th century Spain. Rev. Patrick McGrath, president of Loyola Academy, said Wednesday …
Friday, March 1, 2013
This is the Ramblers’ 15th consecutive victory.
Loyola Academy’s boys basketball team earned a regional semifinal victory Wednesday against Evanston 59-46, Wilmette Life reported. This is the Ramblers’ 15th consecutive victory as they head into the Class 4A regional championship against Niles North Friday, Wilmette Life reported.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The New Trier High School student and Loyola Academy student are the first gymnasts to qualify at the highest level of competition in the district.
Wilmette teenagers Clare Sullivan and Peyton Burns recently made Wilmette Park District history by becoming the first gymnasts named to “Level 10” competition, the highest level of competition in the district, Chicago Tribune reported. Michael Kharpak, Wilmette’s head gymnastics coach, says there are 10 levels in competitive gymnastics with 10 being the most challenging and told Chicago Tribune that he saw something special in both Sullivan and Burns when they were little girls taking part in the district’s Moms & Tots gymnastics program.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Sister Helen Prejean, a nun from the Congregation of Saint Joseph, spoke to Loyola students about how she became an advocate for the abolition of the death penalty.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Dylan Remick was chosen by the Seattle Sound in the second round of the MLS SuperDraft.
Loyola Academy alum Dylan Remick was drafted by the Seattle Sounders FC in the second round of the Major League Soccer SuperDraft, the Wilmette Beacon reported. During Remick’s time at Loyola, the now 21-year-old guided his squad to a Regional Championship for the first time in a decade, was two-time all state selection, three-time All-Conference player and a three-time All-Sectional selection, according to his profile on MLSSoccer.com. Remick told The Seattle Times that he was nervous while watching the SuperDraft and was humbled and thrilled to start his Sounder's career.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Loyola Academy students embraced the holiday season by donating $22,000 in Christmas gifts and $10,000 in food to Catholic Charities’ Sponsor-a-Family program.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The 10 topics that most interested readers during the past year were stories about local eateries, noteworthy crimes, unfortunate accidents and exceptional residents.
Now that the year is nearing its end, it offers an opportunity to look back on which stories most interested Wilmette-Kenilworth Patch readers. What story did you follow most closely? 1. C.J. Arthur’s closed in September, but the space could soon be home to a new gastropub. Residents must have felt down after we reported that C.J. Arthur’s, one of Wilmette’s few live music spots, would be closing its doors at the end September after serving the North Shore for 23 years. Yet, less than three months later, we broke a story that a group of eight Wilmette families had leased the former C.J. Arthur’s storefront with an aim to turn the space into a new gastropub by late next spring. News of a potential family-friendly tavern and eatery serving “…