Friday, February 8, 2013
McAuliffe, O’Brien, Lemming to play college football; Hamman and McKevitt, college soccer.
Friday, February 8
Tim McAuliffe, Connor O’Brien, Jake Lemming - Football Three Lemont High School seniors have received scholarships to play college football beginning in 2013. Offensive lineman Tim McAuliffe (6’2”, 275) signed a National Letter of Intent with Bowling Green State University; linebacker Connor O’Brien (6’2”, 205) signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of North Dakota; and defensive back Jake Lemming (5’10”, 160) has received a scholarship to play at Saint Xavier University. Ethan Pocic, a Parade All-American who was one of the top offensive line recruits in the country, graduated in December and already has enrolled at Louisana State University. Lemont has been one of the state’s top football programs for several years, but …
Monday, April 23, 2012
The Lemont High School senior was one of 76 students in the state to receive All-State Academic honors.
Lemont High School senior Amber Trick has been named as an honorable mention selection to the 2012 IHSA All-State Academic Team, which is sponsored by Caterpillar. The all-state academic squad is composed of 26 athletes—13 male and 13 female—who embody what it means to take advantage of the entire high school experience. Another 50 students are tabbed as honorable mention picks. Trick has excelled both in and out of the classroom during her tenure at Lemont High School. She helped the girls cross country team to four consecutive berths in the IHSA Class 2A state finals, becoming the first Lemont cross country runner to appear in four state finals events. Trick is in her third season on the varsity girls soccer squad. She helped the team to…
Friday, December 30, 2011
From the state champion cheerleaders to strong playoff runs from the football, golf and soccer teams, here's a look back at some of the year's most unforgettable performances.
One thing's clear about Lemont sports in 2011: there's a lot to talk about and remember, especially when it comes to making runs to the state finals. From helmets to singlets, clubs to kicks, the Indians excelled in several arenas this year. The football team was the talk of the town as they went 12-1 this fall, but it was the cheerleading squad that brought back yet another state title to Lemont High School. Also turning in strong performances in IHSA playoffs this year were golfers, wrestlers and the boys and girls soccer teams. There may even be moments we've forgotten from last year. Let us know by commenting on this article, as well as supporting the teams and players we've chosen to highlight here. Last year is almost in the books—…
Monday, November 28, 2011
Juniors Andrew Putna and Kyle Hamann, along with senior Nick Tiedt, were recently recognized by the Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association and The Herald-News.
Three Lemont High School soccer players were recognized recently for their outstanding performances during the 2011 season. On Nov. 1, the Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association released its award winners for the 2011 boys soccer season. Lemont senior Nick Tiedt, a midfielder, was named to the All-State team, while goalkeeper Andrew Putna and defender Kyle Hamann — both juniors — received All-Sectional honors. Each year, members of the IHSSCA vote on the best soccer players across the state. Sixty players are chosen for All-State recognition. Putna and Hamann led the Indians to 19 shoutouts, while Tiedt posted two goals and 10 assists on the season. The trio was also recognized by The Herald-News, which named them to its 2011 All-…
Saturday, October 29, 2011
The Indians (20-3-3) beat Bremen (17-8-1) 1-0 Friday night to advance to the Peoria Notre Dame Supersectional.
The Lemont High School varsity boys soccer team captured its third straight sectional championship Friday night after beating Bremen 1-0. The Indians' goal was scored by senior forward Mike Walus with 12 minutes left in the second half. Tommy Gasienica and Kasparas Jasenauskas were credited with assists. Lemont goalie Andrew Putna made five saves to record his 19th shutout this season. The Indians (20-3-3) will play at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Peoria Notre Dame Supersectional. The will play either Morton or Peoria Notre Dame, whose game was scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday. For more, check out "Lemont KOs Bremen 1-0" on the SouthtownStar. CLICK HERE for video from Lemont's sectional semifinal win over Washington.
Friday, October 28, 2011
The varsity boys soccer team will play Bremen at 6 p.m. for the sectional championship, while the football team opens its 2011 playoff run at 7 p.m. against Morgan Park.
Get ready, Lemont High School sports fans. Friday is shaping up to be a big night. Lemont will host two IHSA playoff games Friday night — varsity soccer at the Lemont High School Sports Complex, 131st Street and Bell Road, and varsity football at the high school stadium, 800 Porter St. The No. 1-seeded Lemont varsity soccer team will play No. 3 Bremen at 6 p.m. for the Class 2A sectional title. The Indians beat Washington 1-0 on Tuesday to advance to their sixth consecutive sectional championship. READ MORE: Lemont Advances to Sectional Final with 1-0 Win Over Washington Across town, No. 1 Lemont (9-0) will take on No. 8 Morgan Park (4-5) in the first round of the Class 6A football playoffs. Should the Indians win, they will face either No…
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
The Indians will host either Bremen or Crete-Monee in the IHSA Class 2A Sectional Championship, which is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday.
Going into Tuesday's sectional semifinal, Lemont's varsity boys soccer team knew they would face a tough challenge against the fast and physical Washington High School. The matchup did not disappoint. Despite a somewhat slow start on offense, the Indians held on to beat the Patriots 1-0, advancing to their sixth consecutive IHSA Class 2A Sectional Championship. Junior Tommy Gasienica scored the game's only goal three minutes into the second half. Lemont head coach Rick Prangen said after the game that his team was lucky to pull out a victory despite being outpaced by Washington early in the game. "Washington is a very good team, and they came out with great energy," Prangen said. "I think we got a bit lucky in that sense, because we looked…
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Five things every Lemonter needs to know Tuesday.
The final Lemont Farmers Market of the season will be held today in the Talcott Square parking lot. The market runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. CLICK HERE for more information, including a complete list of vendors. The Lemont High School varsity boys soccer team will host Washington for the first game of their Class 2A Sectional. The game will be held at 5 p.m. at the Lemont High School Sports Complex, located at 131st Street and Bell Road. The Lemont Area Historical Society is hosting its annual "Fright Night at the Old Stone Church" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Volunteers will share tales of the supernatural and showcase a haunted coffin from the 1860s. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for children. For more information, visit www.lemonthistorical.…
Thursday, October 13, 2011
The Indians earned a 2-0 South Suburban Blue win Wednesday at Tinley Park. Lemont has already secured the conference championship and the No. 1 seed for its home sectional.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
The girls won the Great Lakes Soccer Challenge in Plainfield over the weekend.
Each week, Lemont Patch will seek suggestions from readers for individual kids, youth groups, teens and even sports teams that wow us with their accomplishments. We want to hear about these amazing children and teens and select one each week as the Patch Whiz Kid. Submit your nomination in our comment box below or e-mail the information to Local Editor Amanda Luevano at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include all of the information included below. And without further ado, this week's Whiz Kids are... Whiz Kids' Names: Alli Egan, Madison Cebular, Joy Drassler, Cara Walsh, Colleen Devries, Emily Lane, Samantha Jurgeto, Ashley Mathews, Talia Santangelo, Natalie O'Shea, Priscilla Rodriquez, Carli Bermele, Amanda Baker, Caitlin Shanahan, Claire …