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D211 Post: New head boys soccer coach for the Hawks

            Sean Armstrong has been named head boys soccer coach at Hoffman Estates High School.  Armstrong takes over the program from Matt Sriver, who stepped down earlier this year after 14 years as the Hawks head coach and a 70-146-23 record.           “We couldn’t be happier with the selection of Coach Armstrong to lead our boys soccer program,” said Hoffman Estates High School Principal Josh Schumacher.  “Sean’s student-centered and a quality person.  He’s the kind of person you’d want working with not only your student-athletes on the field, but your ...

D211 Post: Triple Letter Palatine Athlete Selected Wintrust Athlete of the Week

             Eduardo “Eddie” Orozco, a senior at Palatine High School, was selected by Wintrust Community Bank as their “Athlete of the Week.”  Orozco, who has received varsity letters in football, wrestling, and track, was presented with a plaque Feb. 14.             “Eddie is the perfect student to represent our program,” said head wrestling coach Jeff Keske.  “Commitment, hardworking, and perseverance are three words which describe him.”             Orozco injured his ...

District 211 Schools Recognize Athletes on National Signing Day 2016

Students at Fremd, Palatine, Conant, and Hoffman Estates High Schools participated in National Signing Day for collegiate sports on Feb. 4 to celebrate their athletic scholarships and future spots on NCAA Division I or II collegiate teams. Each high school honors any student who received a Division I or II athletic scholarship. Some schools will also follow up National Signing Day with a celebration of their collegiate athletes in the spring. The following seniors earned athletic scholarships and will be playing collegiate sports in the fall:   Palatine High School (from left to right) Jake Boldog – Boys Volleyball – North Greenv...

Schaumburg High School Athlete Caroline Kurdej Surprised At School With $20,000 Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Award

When a Schaumburg High School athlete thought she was called to the office to sign NCAA paperwork for her upcoming semester at DePaul University, she was greeted with a much bigger surprise. Caroline Kurdej, a SHS senior and cross country and track athlete, was one of 20 total students in the country to receive the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Award.  Representatives from Foot Locker surprised her on April 27 and awarded her $20,000 for her athletic and academic achievements. Team members, classmates, SHS staff, and family cheered her on as she accepted her scholarship. “The application started with an online form and after I submitted ...

District 211 Schools Recognize Athletes on National Signing Day 2015

Students at Fremd, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools participated in National Signing Day for collegiate sports on Feb. 4 to celebrate their athletic scholarships and future spots on NCAA Division I or II collegiate teams. Conant High School will hold its formal Signing Day celebration in the spring. Although the celebration is historically for seniors signing letters of intent for NCAA football teams, each high school honors any student who received a Division I or II athletic scholarship. The following seniors earned athletic scholarships and will be playing collegiate sports in the fall: Palatine High School Cameron Cornelius – ...