Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

Stevenson Captures Regional History Bowl Title

Stevenson captured the top two spots in the Northern Illinois History Bowl/Bee regional tournament, which it hosted on Saturday.

The varsity A History Bowl team went undefeated in winning the regional title, beating the varsity B team in the final round. The A team roster included seniors Chris Muth and Conrad Oberhaus, sophomore Govind Prabhakar and freshman Arjun Nageswaran. The B team was comprised of seniors Deepak Moparthi and Brad Ma, junior Abhilash Raghuram and sophomore David Holmquist.

The junior varsity A team won the JV History Bowl competition, behind sophomores Meehir Dixit and Grant Davis, and freshmen Daniel Ding and Allen Guo.

In the History Bee competition, Deepak earned third at the varsity level. Govind won the JV Bee with Arjun placing third.

Seven Debaters Earn Awards at Conant

Seven members of the debate team won awards at the Illinois Congressional Debate tournament at Conant High School on Saturday.

Senior Abhiram Kakuturu earned Best Presiding Officer honors, and also claimed first place in his varsity chamber. Also capturing first place in their varsity chambers were junior Mary Polupan and senior Jeremy Yu. Freshman Michelle Velyunskiy was second in her chamber, while freshman Melissa Liu and junior Tim Yoon were third in theirs.

Operation Snowball Fundraiser at Chipotle Tuesday

Operation Snowball is holding a fundraiser at the Lincolnshire Chipotle, 950 Milwaukee Ave., from 4-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Mention Operation Snowball when you order, and 50% of the proceeds will go to the activity.


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Sunday’s Varsity Results

Competitive Dance

Stevenson at Wheaton Warrenville South Invitational: The defending state champion Patriettes opened their season by taking first and second place in the Class 3A Division.

Boys Ice Hockey

New Trier Green 4, Stevenson 2: At Twin Rinks, the visiting Trevians rallied from a 2-1 deficit to snap the Patriots’ four-game winning streak. Senior Roey Kleiman tied the game at 1-1 late in the first period, assisted by junior Carter Devlin. Seth Cohen, also  a junior, gave SHS (20-8) a 2-1 lead with 6:45 remaining in the second period. Senior Jackson Leptich recorded the assist on Seth’s goal. Senior goalie Elias Sandholm made 29 saves. – Boxscore

Saturday’s Varsity Results

Girls Swimming and Diving

Stevenson at IHSA Barrington Sectional: The Patriots finished second to the host school in the team standings, and qualified for this weekend’s state meet in seven events. Senior Iza Pelka will take part in four of the seven events. She won the 200-yard freestyle (in a pool-record 1:49.18) and the 100-yard butterfly (55.81), and swam a leg on the victorious 200 free relay with juniors Ashley Carollo and Claire Huang, and sophomore Lucy Stevens (1:36.97). Iza, Ashley and Claire also were part of the runner-up 400 relay team with sophomore Madeleine O’Donnell (3:31.23). Ashley also will swim in four events at state. She captured the 100 backstroke championship (55.41), and also finished third in the 100 free (52.50). The other state qualifiers from Stevenson are senior Eva Holsen, who was fourth in the 500 free (5:07.90), and junior Sherry Mestan, whose ninth-place finish in diving (380.75) earned an at-large berth. In the team standings, Barrington claimed top honors with 309 points. SHS had 244, and Fremd was third at 167.5. – Official Results | Daily Herald

Boys Ice Hockey

Stevenson 6, Fenwick 2: The host Patriots (20-7) dominated play at Twin Rinks Ice Arena, outshooting the Friars, 54-23, to win their fourth straight game. Senior Michael Dowd scored to give SHS a 2-1 lead with about 8 minutes remaining in the second period. His goal was the first of three unanswered scores for Stevenson. Junior Adam Offenbach opened the scoring with the only goal of the first period, assisted by junior Zach Wesley. After Michael’s go-ahead goal, seniors Jake Camp and Trevor Hilt scored to give the Patriots a 4-1 advantage. Junior Billy Kopka scored a pair of goals in the latter half of the third period. Senior goalie Nick Cimarusti made 21 saves. Senior Jackson Leptich recorded two assists for SHS. – Boxscore


Stevenson hosted SHS Invitational: The girls and boys teams combined to win nine of their 10 matches. The girls went 5-0, defeating Lowell (25-2), Marian Catholic (22-5), University Lab School (27-0), Culver Academy (19-8) and Homewood-Flossmoor (24-3). The boys were 4-1, beating Lowell (22-5), Marian Catholic (22-5), University Lab School (24-3) and Homewood-Flossmoor (23-4), and falling to Culver (14-13).

Boys Bowling

Stevenson at Lake Park Invitational: The Patriots placed 25th out of 34 teams at Brunswick Zone Woodridge. SHS rolled a six-game score of 5,053 pins, with a high game of 901. Senior Lucas Pinkus led the way for Stevenson, posting a six-game series of 1,252 (208.7 average), with a high game of 247. The next four after Lucas were freshmen. Ryan Lerman had the second-highest game of the day for SHS, a 221, en route to a four-game series of 650. Nicholas Sternes had a high game of 211 as part of his five-game 847 series. Benjamin Ries had a five-game series of 770 with a high game of 214. Joey Gluck also participated in all six games, with a 1,005 series and high game of 187. Sophomore James Ruiz rolled a four-game total of 529 (150).


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Green Team Sponsoring Electronics Recycling Drive

The Green Team is running an electronics drive for the next two weeks. Drop off old electronics such as phones, cable cords, hard drives, and computers in the blue bins at the Point, Field House, or Sports Center anytime between today and Monday, Nov. 20 for a chance to win one of five Jazzman’s gift cards. Please do not bring TVs, CRT monitors, microwaves, light bulbs or electronics with freon.

Class of 2021 Apparel For Sale Online

Special Class of 2021 apparel is available for freshmen at The deadline to place an order is Wednesday, Nov. 22. Don’t miss out on this special opportunity!


The College of Lake County will hold a transition night for students with disabilities at its Grayslake campus from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27. Come and learn important information about applying for accommodations, which of those accommodations transfer, changes in the law, services available, and how to go about making a successful transition! In addition to the presentations, there will be an open house.


There will be two meetings on Wednesday for girls interested in joining the Stevenson Strength and Conditioning workouts. One meeting will be held at 7:30 a.m. and the other at 3:30 p.m. Both meetings are in Room 7096. You only need to attend one meeting. If you cannot attend, please contact Coach Gutierrez at SSC is a great way to get ready for spring sports.


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