Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Oak Lawn's Brianna Markusic outpolled 10 others in voting for Southland Patch's MVP, Dec. 3-9. She is now eligible for Patch Athlete of the Month honors.
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Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Stagg senior wrestling standout Kevin Moylan boosted his record to 38-0 when he won the 145-pound championship at the Southwest Suburban Conference tournament. His work in the classroom is every bit as remarkable.
Kevin Moylan never said he was perfect. He record indicates otherwise. Moylan, a senior at Stagg High School, boasts a 4.6 grade-point average in the honors program. He scored 32 on the ACT. And, soon, he will write his own ticket to college. First, he will complete the wrestling season and entertain scholarship offers. Moylan edged Sandburg’s Colin Holler 1-0 to win the 145-pound championship in the Southwest Suburban Conference tournament Saturday at Joliet Central. The match was a strategic battle between old rivals. The boys trace their relationship back to when they wrestled with the Orland Park Pioneers. Moylan logged two minutes riding time in the second period and scored the only points on an escape with 1:35 left in the third. …
Friday, December 16, 2011
Marian Catholic junior forward Megan Walsh put up big numbers for the Spartans in the Chi-Town Showdown. And she put up big numbers in Patch Athlete of the Week voting, too.
Megan Walsh outpolled five others in voting for Patch Athlete of the Week, Dec. 4-10. Walsh is now eligible for December Patch Athlete of the Month recognition. The candidates were: Jubril Adekoya, junior, forward, boys basketball, Andrew. Adekoya scored 20 points and hauled down 13 rebounds in the T-Bolts’ 81-51 victory over Stagg. Brooke Annerino, sophomore, guard, girls basketball, Oak Lawn. Annerino was pretty in pink in the Spartans’ 67-59 victory over Oak Forest on Pink Out Night. She scored 20 points and helped promote Oak Lawn’s breast cancer awareness fundraising efforts. Colin Holler, junior, wrestling, Sandburg. Holler won the 152-pound championship in the Wildcat Invitational at Wheeling. He scored a fall and two major …