Thursday, November 17, 2011
Tinley Park's Hannah Schultz outpolled five others in voting for Patch Athlete of the Week, Nov. 6-12. Next, she'll look to make a splash at the IHSA state swimming meet this weekend in Winnetka.
Tinley Park's Hannah Schultz defeated five others in voting for Patch Athlete of the Week honors. She is now eligible for November Athlete of the Month recognition. The nominees for Southland Patch Athlete of the Week, Nov. 6-12, were: Taylor Capouch, senior girls swimming, Sandburg. Capouch won two individuals events and led the Eagles to the team title at the Lockport Sectional. She was clocked in 53.0 in the 100 free and 1:55.18 in the 200 free. Kelsey Clark, freshman, girls volleyball middle hitter, Marian Catholic. Clark had 14 kills and four blocks in two matches and helped the Spartans capture fourth place in the Class 3A girls state tournament. Ashley Holder, senior, girls volleyball setter, Marist. Holder had her hands on the ball…
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Sandburg 14, Lincoln-Way East 9. Tara Capouch's five goals pave the way for the Eagles.
Twice was nice for the Sandburg girls water polo team. The Eagles (19-5, 8-2) scored a 14-9 victory over Lincoln-Way East on Tuesday night thanks to the outstanding play of Tara Capouch and Jamie Pappanastos. Capouch led the way with five goals, and Pappanastos had two goals and five assists. The victory was Sandburg's second over Lincoln-Way East (15-6, 7-3) in as many meetings and came by the same five-goal margin as the Eagles' first win in the series. Sandburg built a 2-0 lead in the first quarter with goals from Lauren Olson and Cara Hays. Julie Warren's goal pulled the Griffins within 2-1. Pappanastos scored on a penalty shot to extend the Eagles' lead to 3-1. The Eagles led 5-3 heading into the second quarter and exploded on a 5-0 …
Saturday, November 20, 2010
Eagles also enjoy relay success en route to 17th-place finish; Mother McAuley's Murphy places eighth in diving and Tinley Park's Schultz finishes 11th in 100 fly.
- Ken Ryan
Saturday, November 20, 2010
EVANSTON -- After nearly earning an individual medal at the IHSA state swim meet last season as a sophomore, Sandburg junior Tara Capouch wasn't going to be denied that accomplishment on her return trip over the weekend. Capouch placed ninth in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:53.29 at the state meet Saturday in Evanston. "I got a medal and that's all I wanted," Capouch said. "I didn't really care how I did today (after qualifying for the finals Friday). I got a medal and was so happy. It's really nice. Last year I got medals with the relay, but doing it as an individual is a big accomplishment. I feel like I really did something this season." Capouch fell just 0.61 shy of a medal in the 200 freestyle last season and just 0.23 short…