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West Aurora High School 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Saturday, Feb. 9, inductees include, from left Evan Parr, from the town in Illinois of Virginia, Class of 2001, swim team athlete; Jonna Schwartz, Clancy, Mont., Class of 2002, tennis; Megan Brooks Leadbetter, Aurora, Class of 2003, tennis and softball; and Brett Brown, Newark, Class of 1989, golf, basketball, and baseball. The four were inducted prior to the West Aurora varsity game against Plainfield East. The first class inducted by West Aurora was in 1988 with 10 members. Al Benson/The Voice

West Aurora sports Hall of Fame:

West Aurora High School 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Saturday, Feb. 9, inductees include, from left Evan Parr, from the town in Illinois of Virginia, Class of 2001, swim team athlete; Jonna Schwartz, Clancy, Mont., Class of 2002, tennis; Megan Brooks Leadbetter, Aurora, Class of 2003, tennis and softball; and…...

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Marmion Academy HOF: Marmion Academy inducts five new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, Feb. 8. From left, Anthony Tinerella 1984, head of school and principal; Mike McLean and Kristine McLean, father and wife of Tom McLean 1984; Nico Jimenez 2010; Graham Glasgow 2011; Ryan Glasgow 2012; coach Kevin O’Connor; abbot John Brahill, OSB 1967, president of Marmion. Brian Cole photo

Marmion Academy Hall of Fame:

Marmion Academy inducts five new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, Feb. 8. From left, Anthony Tinerella 1984, head of school and principal; Mike McLean and Kristine McLean, father and wife of Tom McLean 1984; Nico Jimenez 2010; Graham Glasgow 2011; Ryan Glasgow 2012; coach Kevin O’Connor; abbot…...

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Ty Carlson, Aurora University basketball senior, Elburn, Kaneland High School, second from left, among five Aurora University seniors receive honors prior to the last regular season home game at Lancaster Court Saturday, Feb. 9. Other seniors saluted include Marquis Howard, Aurora, West Aurora High School; Max Vickers, Streator; Brandon James, Rockford; and Demetrius Pointer, Chicago. Al Benson/The Voice

Aurora University seniors receive honors prior to the last regular season home game

Ty Carlson, Aurora University basketball senior, Elburn, Kaneland High School, second from left, among five Aurora University seniors receive honors prior to the last regular season home game at Lancaster Court Saturday, Feb. 9. Other seniors saluted include Marquis Howard, Aurora, West Aurora High School; Max Vickers, Streator; Brandon James,…...

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State meet follows sectional success

By Bobby Narang –  Huntley High School’s David Ferrante preferred to have some company from his teammates on top of the medal awards stand for first place sectional finish Saturday. The junior wrestler will have to settle for seven of his teammates to join him on the trek to the…...

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Oswego High School's Jacob Wayne, 15, seeks to drive around Oswego East's Kamron Battle, 23, Friday, Feb. 8. Host Oswego East won, 67-58.

Oswego East High School boys win Crosstown Classic basketball game

Oswego High School’s Jacob Wayne, 15, seeks to drive around Oswego East’s Kamron Battle, 23, Friday, Feb. 8. Host Oswego East won, 67-58. Al Benson/The Voice… This content is for 30 Day Free Trial, 3 Months for 99 Cents and One Year Subscription subscribers only.Log In Register...

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Daytona 500 next for NASCAR

By John Schutt –  NASCAR Monster Energy Series, Advance Auto Parts Clash, Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 10. The Nascar season started Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Daytona Speedway (Fla.) with surprise-winner, Jimmie Johnson, who looked as if he caused the major wreck on the last lap…....

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Many called, few chosen in NCAA

There are 32 conferences in NCAA Division I men’s college basketball. As is the case with collegiate football, the eventual national champion will come from a select group every year. A group of 12 to 15 schools is made up of the likes of Villanova, Duke, and Kansas, among other…...

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Carter Crane editor of The Voice

Winter sports in next high school phase

The high school sports Winter seasons are jockeying for position, conference and State tournament. The final sports assignments will be completed Thursday, Feb. 14, an unintentional Valentine’s Day gift for some teams, and a perception of a cruel hoax for other teams. The date is the final seeding for Winter…...

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High school boys basketball selected schedules, results

Schedule Thursday, Feb. 14 Interstate Eight Sandwich at Herscher, 7 Non-conference Downers Grove S. at Crane, 6:30 Yorkville Christian at Mooseheart, 7 Friday, Feb. 15 Chicago Catholic White* Montini at Mount Carmel, 7 St. Francis de Sales at Marmion, 7 DuKane Batavia at St. Charles North, 7 Glenbard N. at…...

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Breakout season for Westmont boys basketball team

By Bobby Narang –  Westmont High School basketball head coach Craig Etheridge understands clearly the ups and downs with trying to build a winning program and a winning season. Hired in 1999, Etheridge immediately experienced the highs associated with winning and building a program. In his first year, the Sentinels’…...

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Aurora University head coach Lance Robinson, center, huddles with his men’s Spartans basketball team prior to an overtime session Monday against visiting Benedictine University at Lancaster Court in Aurora. Aurora won, 78-73. Al Benson/The Voice

Aurora University men’s basketball team wins in overtime against Benedictine University

Aurora University head coach Lance Robinson, center, huddles with his men’s Spartans basketball team prior to an overtime session Monday against visiting Benedictine University at Lancaster Court in Aurora. Aurora won, 78-73. Al Benson/The Voice… This content is for 30 Day Free Trial, 3 Months for 99 Cents and One...

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Woodrow Carroll

Newark rolls again, in Little Ten tournament

The Little Ten Conference held its 100th annual boys basketball tournament last week with Somonauk, which it has every year since 1984, playing host. The tournament was at the mercy of the weather and Friday’s scheduled final day was moved to Saturday because of the bitter cold. Bad weather or…...

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Naperville North High School guard Tom Welch, 1, shoots over a Chicago Lincoln Park defender at the ninth annual Ernie Kivisto Hoopfest Saturday. Lincoln Park won, 42-39, at East Aurora High School. Al Benson/The Voice

Lincoln Park High School wins ninth annual Ernie Kivisto Hoopfest

Naperville North High School guard Tom Welch, 1, shoots over a Chicago Lincoln Park defender at the ninth annual Ernie Kivisto Hoopfest Saturday. Lincoln Park won, 42-39, at East Aurora High School. Al Benson/The Voice… This content is for 30 Day Free Trial, 3 Months for 99 Cents and One...

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Wrestling champion in good start; W. Aurora sweeps East

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) postseason play has started, which will include building to Original March Madness. • Class 1A (of three classes) wrestling started last weekend; 2018 1A dual meet State champion, Aurora Christian, qualified for an upcoming sectional tournament by qualifying in 12 of 14 bouts. •…...

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High school boys basketball selected schedules, results

Schedule Thursday, Feb. 7 Northeastern Athletic IMSA at Alden-Hebron, 7 Southwest Prairie Plainfield North at Joliet Central, 6:30 Upstate Eight Glenbard South at East Aurora, 6:30 Non-conference Westmont at St. Edward, 7:30 Friday, Feb. 8 Chicago Catholic White Mount Carmel at Marmion, 7 Providence-St. Mel at Providence, 7 St. Francis…...

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Fox River travelers’ presentation Monday, Feb. 11: Charlie Zine and Chuck Roberts pose in Aurora at a man-made kayak beach at Veterans Island in Aurora on their trip on the Fox River from Colfax, Wis. to Ottawa. They will give a presentation Monday, Feb. 11 at Valley of the Fox Sierra Club’s meeting at the Batavia Public Library. Submitted photo

Fox River travelers’ presentation Monday, Feb. 11:

Charlie Zine and Chuck Roberts pose in Aurora at a man-made kayak beach at Veterans Island in Aurora on their trip on the Fox River from Colfax, Wis. to Ottawa. They will give a presentation Monday, Feb. 11 at Valley of the Fox Sierra Club’s meeting at the Batavia Public…...

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