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Dec 11, 2016
Maine West wins tenth game; Gerber gets 23 for Schaumburg
Chicago Daily Herald
Schaumburg 58, South Elgin 34: Host Schaumburg improved to .500 for the season as Mallory Gerber produced her fifth game with 20 or more points. The senior forward netted a game-high 23 points while classmate Laura O'Connell enjoyed her sixth ...

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Dec 11, 2016
Barrington musters up a Mudge-McMorrow triumph
Chicago Daily Herald
A comprehensive effort from every spot in the lineup led to Barrington earning the championship on Saturday night in the 57th annual Mudge-McMorrow Invitational at Prospect. The defending Mid-Suburban League champion scored 214 points and garnered ...

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Dec 11, 2016
Cloverdale officer, 2nd man injured in gunfire exchange
Chicago Daily Herald
GREENCASTLE, Ind. -- Indiana State Police say a Cloverdale police officer and another man have been injured in an exchange of gunfire near Greencastle. The shooting took place shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday when officers arrived at a residence to ...

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Dec 11, 2016
Bartlett downs Elk Grove; South Elgin falls
Chicago Daily Herald
Schaumburg 58, South Elgin 34: Teagan Pompa had 8 points and Mackie Kelleher 6 for South Elgin, which lost its first game of the season after starting 6-0. ACC 51, Neuqua Valley 30: In the first game of the Marian Catholic Holiday Classic, Taylor ...

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Dec 11, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Girls gymnastics: Barton, Kamysz help Hersey to Candy Cane victory
Chicago Daily Herald
There were some sweet results in the Michael Meyer Memorial Candy Cane Invite at Hersey on Saturday -- especially for the girls gymnastics team of the host Huskies. Floor exercise was an especially tasty outcome, as Maggie Barton scored 9.25 to win the ...

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Dec 11, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Heat coach says Wade in Bulls uniform will never look right
Chicago Daily Herald
Dwyane Wade already made his return to Miami on Dec. 10, so there weren't any mushy moments when the Heat visited the United Center on Saturday. Before the game, Miami coach Erik Spoelstra was asked if he'd gotten used to Wade playing for a new ...

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Dec 11, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Ekblad, Barkov lead Panthers to 4-2 win over Canucks
Chicago Daily Herald
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Aaron Ekblad gave Florida a three-goal lead early in the third period and the Panthers held on for a 4-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. The Panthers won their first home game under interim coach Tom Rowe. The win ...

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Dec 11, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Nate's fate: Jimenez follows the family legacy of wrestling success at Marmion
Chicago Tribune
The Jimenez brothers began their training with the St. Charles-based SCN Youth Wrestling Club that their dad co-founded out of The Barn in an unincorporated area near Elgin starting in 2006. "We learned family first, then school, then sports and ...

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Dec 11, 2016
Copper plumbing stolen from vacant Lake County homes
Chicago Daily Herald
Thieves have stolen copper plumbing or pipes from at least five vacant homes in northeastern Lake County, the sheriff's office said Saturday. The sheriff's office has investigated the burglaries since Dec. 1. The thieves have forced open the front or ...

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Dec 11, 2016
Chicago Daily Herald
Lousiville's Lamar Jackson wins Heisman Trophy
Chicago Daily Herald
NEW YORK -- Lamar Jackson is the first Louisville player to win the Heisman Trophy, beating out preseason favorite Deshaun Watson of Clemson despite some late-season struggles. The sensational sophomore quarterback leapt over a loaded field of ...

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Dec 11, 2016
No. 13 West Virginia women go 10-0, rout SC Upstate, 91-33
Chicago Daily Herald
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Lanay Montgomery and Kristina King each scored 16 points as No. 13 West Virginia made short work of South Carolina Upstate, 91-33 on Saturday night. West Virginia (10-0) won its 10th straight to start the season and has won 31 ...

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Dec 10, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Elgin officials: Smelly water prompted Bartlett to dump contract
Chicago Tribune
Algae growing on the Fox River caused odor and related taste issues for treated tap water in Elgin and Aurora. Algae growing on the Fox River caused odor and related taste issues for treated tap water in Elgin and Aurora. (Gloria Casas, The Courier-News).

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Dec 10, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Dr. Ben Carson cancels Elgin speech following Trump nomination
Chicago Tribune
Dr. Ben Carson canceled a scheduled appearance at Elgin's Judson University following his nomination to serve as Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development under President-elect Donald Trump, the university announced. Carson ...

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Dec 10, 2016
Juvenile charged in Elgin home invasion
Chicago Tribune
Elgin police said a juvenile was arrested early Saturday and charged with felony home invasion, accused of breaking into a home and battering a resident. The juvenile is also charged with aggravated battery, a class 2 felony, and unlawful restraint, a ...

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Dec 10, 2016
Senior Services seeks funding from Elgin council, may seek referendum
Chicago Tribune
The Senior Services Associates' executive director asked Elgin City Council members for financial support for the nonprofit, which like other social service agencies has been left without city grants to provide funding for programming. "I don't think ...

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Dec 10, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Zach attack: Robinson's 3-pointer in OT powers St. Charles East past Elgin
Chicago Tribune
Elgin (5-2, 1-1) trailed at the end of each of the first three quarters before gaining momentum in the fourth. The Maroons outscored St. Charles East 14-9 in the fourth, taking their first lead since the first quarter on a layup by Reggie Cole with 3 ...

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Dec 10, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Anthony Lynch comes up big in fourth quarter, but Larkin loses to Geneva
Chicago Tribune
Gene ChamberlainElgin Courier-News. Privacy Policy. Larkin's Anthony Lynch displayed an ability to carry his team down the stretch Friday against Geneva. What the Royals couldn't do collectively was hit a free throw, and in the closing minutes, that ...

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Dec 10, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Extend tax credit to give new life to historic properties in Aurora, Elgin
Chicago Tribune
The River Edge historic tax credits helped spur the Tower Building project in Elgin. But there is a potential problem. The River Edge program is set to expire at the end of the year. Last week, a big step was taken to keep the program in place. State ...

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Dec 10, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Naperville police beat
Chicago Tribune
8 David Velazquez, 23, of the first block of Fairview Lane in South Elgin, was charged with DUI, driving without insurance, improper lane use and speeding at 1:43 a.m. Oct. 29 near Ogden Avenue and Washington Street. 9 A burglary was reported at 8:24 a ...

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Dec 10, 2016
Chicago Tribune
Community briefs
Chicago Tribune
The holiday variety show features dance, chorale music, classic vocal performances and seasonal cheer featuring performing arts groups including Eastern Groove Studio, BFH (formerly Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl), SoirĂ©e Lyrique, Elgin Master Chorale, ...

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