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10 Questions with Xander Echt, Highland Park boys lacrosse

April 17, 2017 by Derek Wolff, Sports Editor Sports, High School, Athlete of the Week

Echt is a senior on the Highland Park High School boys lacrosse team who will attend Indiana University’s Kelly School of Business in the fall.

How long have you been playing...

Baseball: Sixes wild as Giants best rival Wildkits

April 17, 2017 by David Jaffe, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

Highland Park third baseman Thano Fourlas’ primary goal against Evanston was getting on base however he could.

Going deep wasn’t necessarily part of that plan, though Fourlas wasn’t complaining about the end result at...

Boys Swimming and Diving: Giants win dual with Spartans on emotional night

February 6, 2017 by David Jaffe, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

Senior night is special in every sport, but for Glenbrook North swimmer Tural Erel a dual meet against Highland Park was much more than that.

In August, while swimming at the beach Erel hit a sandbar and was paralyzed...

Shutan rises, fires to No. 1

January 30, 2017 by Derek Wolff, Sports Editor Sports, High School, Athlete of the Month

Highland Park High School guard Noah Shutan used to wear No. 1 in honor of his favorite professional basketball player, Derrick Rose. 

The junior rose to No. 1 in 22nd Century Media’s Athlete of the Month contest,...

Girls Soccer: Own goal helps pave way for Giants victory

April 19, 2017 by Derek Wolff, Sports Editor Sports, High School

It’s often called the beautiful game, but sometimes a soccer match is decided by something much uglier.

That was the case when an own goal in the second half helped Highland Park (6-2) finally break through against...

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