• Highland Park’s Rachel Hau (left) runs alongside Northside College Prep’s Maria Avina toward the finish line at the Libertyville Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 15. GARY LARSEN/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Girls Cross-Country: Giants battle through illness, race without top runners

    September 18, 2018 By Gary Larsen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Highland Park junior Celia Thomas has been battling a cold, and she had to wake up Saturday morning to the prospect of running on a hot day on a difficult course.

  • Highland Park's Caitlin Goldberg watches her serve during her 6-0, 6-0 win over Vernon Hills' Claudia Bilkey Thursday, Sept. 13, in Vernon Hills. Photos by Gary Larsen/22nd Century Media

    Girls Tennis: 'Fearless' Giants sweep Vernon Hills in dual play

    September 14, 2018 By Gary Larsen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Highland Park tennis coach Jigar Vora used one word to describe senior Caitlin Goldberg: 

    “Fearless,” he said.

  • D113: Study finds increased marijuana use among Deerfield and Highland Park teens

    September 12, 2018 By Stephanie Kim, Freelance Reporter News, School

    Teens in Deerfield and Highland Park are increasingly using marijuana — and at higher rates than the Lake County average, according to a recent biennial state survey.

  • Cristina Lenzini celebrates her 100th birthday with a sash, crown and throne gifted by her daughter-in-law, Pat Lenzini. (Photo courtesy of Caplan Studios)

    Highwood resident celebrates 100th birthday

    September 12, 2018 By Erin Yarnall, Editor News, Community

    Not just anyone can make it to be 100 years old.

    It has to take a great bill of health, and a bit of luck as well.

  • Highland Park boys soccer players play “papi fútbol” on tennis courts in the Alajuel province of Costa Rica during a training session in July for an overseas trip. Photos Submitted

    Costa Rica trip teaches players soccer ‘language’

    September 11, 2018 By Brittany Kapa, Sports Editor Sports, High School

    In most countries, soccer acts as an international language. 

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