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, March 11, 2013
Patch highlights a few of the notable goings-on this week that have been posted by the community to our events calendar.
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Thursday, March 7, 2013
Hinsdale Central exited the playoffs with an upset loss, while Hinsdale South finished 7-19, but both teams stayed upbeat about their 2013 seasons.
Despite enduring some respective disappointments as their seasons drew to a close, both the Hinsdale Central Red Devils and the Hinsdale South Hornets boys basketball coaches struck an upbeat tone about their year, the Suburban Life reports. Hinsdale Central (18-7) were upset by 12-seed Geneva last Thursday, 55-49, and forced to leave the playoffs earlier than expected, but can fall back on a 12-win streak to start the calendar year and their first West Suburban Silver title since 2000, the paper said. "Our senior group was special," coach Nick Latorre said of the nine departing seniors. "I think the overall focus of our program is built on hard work, discipline and unselfishness, and I think those are the three things they have brought …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
A winter storm warning from the National Weather Service is in effect until midnight.
Updated at 1:23 p.m. Darien School District #61 has canceled all of its after-school activities Tuesday, according to an email from secretary to the superintendent Mary Lang. "This does not include the Kids Club after school program. Kids Club will be closing today at 4 p.m.," the email reads. "If you have questions you can contact Kids Club." DeLay School's music concert set for tonight has also been been canceled and rescheduled for Thursday night. Tuesday's original story: District 86 has canceled all after-school activities Tuesday at both of its high schools due to the snow. "All after school activities and athletics are canceled at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South," an email from executive assistant to the superintendent Meredith …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
National Merit Finalists are now eligible for scholarships from the National Merit Corporation ranging from $500 to full tuition in post-secondary opportunity institutions.
The following is a release from Hinsdale Township High School District 86: Six students from Hinsdale South High School 35 students from Hinsdale Central High School were honored as National Merit Finalists by the National Merit Corporation. This designation is a prestigious honor as these students qualified from the more than 1.5 million juniors nationwide who took the PSAT/NMSQT last fall. National Merit Finalists are now eligible for scholarships from the National Merit Corporation ranging from $500 to full tuition in post-secondary opportunity institutions. We congratulate our 41 National Merit Finalists in District 86! From Hinsdale South: From Hinsdale Central:
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
There will be no after-school activities or athletic events Tuesday at Hinsdale South or any District 61 schools.
Updated at 2:38 p.m. All after-school activities in District 61 have been cancelled Tuesday, according to a message from the administration. "All District 61 student-related after-school activities have been canceled for Tuesday, Feb. 26, due to inclement weather," says a message emailed to Patch by Mary Lang, secretary to Superintendent Robert Carlo. Original story: There will be no after-school activities or athletics at Hinsdale South Tuesday afternoon, according to a statement from the administration. "Due to weather conditions all after school activities and athletic events are canceled for Tuesday, Feb. 26," a message on the school's home page reads. Read more about Tuesday's winter storm here. There are several ways to stay on top …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Get the latest schedules, scores and more for Downers Grove North and South, Hinsdale Central and South and area private schools. Basketball, bowling, wrestling and more!
It's playoffs season for high school winter sports, and we want to track the action for local teams in basketball, wrestling, gymnastics and more. We'll follow the top schools in the area, including Downers Grove North and South, Hinsdale Central and South and area private schools. You can also help us by sharing photos from games and meet. Follow a certain team? You can also post photos and updates to our Local Voices section: Write on Darien Patch / Write on Woodrige Patch Playoffs have started for girls basketball. Here's the latest results and upcoming games for local teams: Hinsdale Central: Season over. Lost 70-56 to OPRF in the regional championship. Hinsdale South: Season over. Lost 59-45 to North Lawndale Charter in the …
Friday, January 25, 2013
The Hinsdale South competitive dance team is going to state after a second-place finish in sectionals.
Following a second-place finish in sectionals last week, the Hinsdale South High School dance team is heading to state. This is the first year competitive dance is recognized as an IHSA sport. The Hornets finished second in the 2A sectional competition at Andrew High School in Tinley Park with a score of 73.07. That was just behind first-place winner Eisenhower (Blue Island), which scored 73.40. The team is set to perform Saturday evening at the state finals competition. Click here for a full performance schedule. Read more: Dancers from Downers Grove high schools are also going to state. The dance team is coached by Courtney Gillette, and Heather Riggs is an assistant coach. The roster includes: Lois Anderson (So.), Alexs Ardovitch (…
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The District 86 projects will include main hallway renovations at both campuses and a renovated girls locker room at Hinsdale South.
The year after major construction work took place at both campuses, summer 2013 facilities work at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South is expected to cost District 86 about $1.7 million, according to an administration report discussed at Monday night’s board of education meeting. The cost of the summer’s planned designed construction projects, which include main hall renovations at both schools, an expanded and renovated girls locker room at South, and new exhaust fans in the Central gym, is estimated by District 86 officials to be about $1.1 million, not to exceed $1.6 million. The cost estimate for non-design construction work such asbestos removal, transformer repair, and sidewalk repair is $140,250, and design-only costs like those for…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Prestigious award given to students who rank in top 10 percent of state high school students
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Hinsdale Township High School District 86 has announced that 363 district students—284 from Hinsdale Central and 79 from Hinsdale South—have been named 2013-14 Illinois State Scholars. The award is given annually by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission and recognizes high school students who rank in the top 10 percent of scholars across the state. Award criteria include scores on standardized tests like the SAT, ACT, and Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE), as well as class rank. For a complete list of the District 86 award recipients, see this release on the District 86 website.