Des Plaines Sports News

Des Plaines Sports News

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  • Thursday | via Daily Herald 

    Maine West does it again

    Maine West guard Acacia Hernandez was overcome with emotion after the Warriors defeated Evanston 50-31 to claim the Class 4A Niles West sectional title Thursday. Hernandez, one of only three seniors on the Maine West roster, was able to reflect on her four years in the program as she and her teammates took turns cutting down the championship net.


  • Saturday Feb 18 | via Daily Herald 

    'Final Five' set for sectional semifinals

    As far as Cook County area girls basketball is concerned, it's down to the 'Final Five' when sectional action resumes on Monday and Tuesday. Mid-Suburban League powers Hersey, Fremd and Rolling Meadows have advanced to the round of 32 along with Central Suburban North champ Maine West and East Suburban Catholic Conference entry St. Viator.


  • Friday Feb 10 | via Daily Herald 

    Foster's big effort not quite enough as Deerfield ed...

    Payton Foster came up big in the middle for Vernon Hills on Friday, providing plenty of rebounding intensity along with 4 blocked shots. Even that wasn't enough as host Deerfield prevailed 66-63 in overtime in a Central Suburban North boys basketball matchup.


Des Plaines High Schools

Friendship Junior High School (550 Elizabeth Lane)
Maine West High School (1755 South Wolf Road)
North Cook Young Adult Academy (2340 South Des Plaines)