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Scouting the 42nd IHSA Girls Track and Field State Championships

Where: O’Brien Field, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston

May 20, 2014 6:00 pm

Scoutng Local Girls Track Sectionals

Advancement: The first- and second-place finishers in each event, including relay teams, from each of the sectional meets, or any individual or relay team who equals or surpasses the qualifying standard in the finals for the class they represent in the sectional advance to the IHSA state mee…

May 13, 2014 11:00 pm
Daniels, Fears, and Foy lead Crete-Monee to title

Daniels, Fears, and Foy lead Crete-Monee to title

LANSING | Despite five first-place finishes between them, the consensus between Crete-Monee's Tineja Foy and Latris Daniels was that Wednesday's cold temperatures had a big effect on both times and distances.

April 23, 2014 10:00 pm Photos


Warriors hang on to beat Bloom

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | By the end of her team's 8-6, Southland Athletic Conference win Tuesday at Bloom, Crete-Monee's Sarah Rizzo might have been shaking, but she wasn't shaken.

April 22, 2014 11:00 pm
MIKE NIETO: Long time coming for T.F. North on a long night

MIKE NIETO: Long time coming for T.F. North on a long night

CALUMET CITY | You would think Calumet City is still a 24-hour town if you were at Friday's Thornridge at T.F. North football game.

September 06, 2013 10:45 pm Video Photos


MIKE NIETO: 'Kick'n for the Cure'

Beecher boys soccer coach Dawn Compton is hoping some pink will turn into a lot of green.

September 05, 2013 7:00 pm
MIKE NIETO: Crete-Monee's  Morgan keeps his focus

MIKE NIETO: Crete-Monee's Morgan keeps his focus

LANSING | Crete-Monee linebacker Nyles Morgan paced with his teammates Friday night in the foyer that separates the two gyms at T.F. South High School.

August 30, 2013 10:45 pm

MIKE NIETO: Let the games begin

It all begins tonight.

August 29, 2013 6:30 pm
MIKE NIETO: Granderson a true winner

MIKE NIETO: Granderson a true winner

If you had a chance to be at the Lansing Sports Complex on Aug. 8, you saw what being a true pro athlete is all about.

August 16, 2013 6:30 pm

MIKE NIETO: QB Jordan Lynch, NIU now the hunted

Optimism is high in DeKalb and why not?

August 08, 2013 5:00 pm
MIKE NIETO: America's pastime?

MIKE NIETO: America's pastime?

Current speculation is that New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez could be banned for life from Major League Baseball for his alleged use of performance-enhancing drugs.

August 02, 2013 6:30 pm

MIKE NIETO: St. Francis de Sales moving in right direction

CHICAGO | St. Francis de Sales High School is daring to be different, stepping out of the box and looking to make progress.

June 27, 2013 6:30 pm

MIKE NIETO: Not all games are played on the field or court

So, where does "unified" fit in the name of the Crete-Monee School District 201-Unified?

June 21, 2013 7:30 pm

MIKE NIETO: It was a banner year

It was a very successful year for our teams in 2012-2013.

June 13, 2013 7:30 pm

MIKE NIETO: Mount Carmel's Jason Gasser doubles his pleasure in football, now baseball

JOLIET | Amid the bedlam, backslapping, hugging and smiling faces, Mount Carmel senior Jason Gasser stood at the pitcher's mound and soaked up the moment.

June 08, 2013 9:30 pm

MIKE NIETO: That extra oomph in their steps

JOLIET | The look of a champion is not something you can see in the Mount Carmel baseball team's eyes, but you can see it in its actions.

June 07, 2013 7:30 pm

MIKE NIETO: It's been one of those special years for Mount Carmel

Mount Carmel baseball coach Brian Hurry gathered his team in left field at Reavis' Ron Czarnecki Field after it beat St. Rita to win the Class 4A Reavis Sectional and told them a story.

June 06, 2013 6:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: What is Crete-Monee's next move?

So who will be Crete-Monee's next athletic director?

May 30, 2013 6:00 pm

MIKE NIETO: Where has sportsmanship gone?

The question has been asked many times: "Has the sport gone out of sportsmanship?"

May 23, 2013 6:00 pm

T.F. South beats North, will face Plainfield Central today at Joliet Central

LANSING | T.F. South's Daviea Cowans usually has trouble waiting back on slower pitchers.

May 20, 2013 8:00 pm
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