Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Lions baseball team will play on Wednesday afternoon in a sectional final versus Chicago Christian Academy locally at Benedictine University.
With a 7-0 victory over Timothy Christian on Saturday, the Lisle High School Lions baseball team (18-10) captured the Class 2A Immaculate Conception regional championship and advanced to Wednesday’s sectional final versus Chicago Christian Academy at Benedictine University, the Bugle reports. According to the paper, the three-hit, seven-strikeout shutout was credited to pitcher Ryan Van Volkenberg, with two RBIs from Cliff Krause and additional RBIs from Jake Oard, Adam Grego, Bailey Welch and Van Volkenberg himself; Lisle also beat IC Catholic Prep 7-4 on May 15 behind Alex Ventrella’s pitching and three RBIs from Kevin Coppin. However, the Lions girls softball team’s season (13-12) was ended on May 14 in a narrow 5-4 extra-innings upset…
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Videos surfaced this week of the Lions team in 1963; check them all out here!
The game of football as played by Lisle Senior High School Lions looked a lot different 50 years ago than it does today, and I don't just mean the footage being a bit fuzzier (but still excellent.) The protection is much less, the running game more emphasized, the players look a bit smaller, the kickers use the toe-ball style... find your own differences in the above videos of 1963 Lisle High football posted to YouTube this week by user Dustdowner. Check them out and tell us what differences you most notice! - - - - - - - - - - There are plenty of ways to keep up with Lisle news:
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
John Kasik confessed to threatening to kill the Lisle High School girls' volleyball coach and rape his family; his attorney said that he "overreacted."
A 61-year-old Lisle father has pled guilty to a felony harassment charge for threatening to kill his daughters' volleyball coach at Lisle High School and rape the man's family after one of his daughters was benched during a game, the Daily Herald reports. According to the paper, John Kasik, a former Oak Park-River Forest High School coach and special-ed teacher, was sentenced to 24 months probation and 20 days in a DuPage County work alternative program. After the Lions girls' volleyball team lost a regional match in October in which one of Kasik's daughters was sidelined and replaced by her sister, authorities said, Kasik left hours of angry voice and text messages on the phone of coach Matt Krubesky threatening to kill him and rape his …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The school ranks 57th among Illinois high schools, according to the annual list published by U.S. News and World Report.
Lisle High School in Community Unit School District 202 is among the best in state, according to annual rankings published Tuesday by U.S. News and World Report. Lisle High ranked 57th out of 667 public high schools in Illinois. The 2013 U.S. News and World Report Best High Schools rankings are based on data collected from more than 21,000 public U.S. high schools from 49 states and the District of Columbia. The rankings are designed to capture how well high schools educate all of their students and prepare them for college-level work, a press release from U.S. News said. Schools are evaluated based on overall student performance on state assessments, Advanced Placement tests and International Baccalaureate exams. The ranking also takes …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Angry that his daughter was pulled out of a volleyball game, 61-year-old John Kasik went after the school's coach and athletic director and now faces felony charges, according to authorities.
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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
A Lisle dad faces felony charges and possibly three years in prison for making death threats against his daughter's high school volleyball coach. John Kasik, 61, threatened to kill the coach, rape his wife and daughters, left hours of angry voice and text messages on the coach's phone, and then — in a meeting with the Lisle High School athletic director — began physically bumping the man as he tried to leave his office, according to authorities. Kasik posted a $30,000 cash bond Monday and is expected back in court Nov. 19. He was arrested Friday at his home in the 4400 block of Arbor View Drive, according to the Daily Herald. “It’s unfortunate when parents react this way and take their frustrations out on school personnel,” DuPage County …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Fans are encouraged to wear pink or purchase a Volley for the Cure shirt during the sophomore and varsity matches.
The Lisle High School Girls’ Volleyball Team will participate in “Volley for the Cure” to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Lions fans are encouraged to wear pink or purchase a Volley for the Cure shirt during the sophomore and varsity matches. The sophomore contest begins at 5 p.m. and the varsity match will follow at approximately 6:30 p.m. at 1800 Short St., Lisle. The Lions will be hosting Walther Lutheran. Last year's Volley for the Cure raised more than $1,500 for cancer research.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The magazine's ranking is based on test scores, graduation rate, student-teacher ratio and cost per student.
Lisle High School was named one of the Top 10 high schools in DuPage County, according to Chicago magazine's "Best Public Schools 2012" list. Chicago's list, featured in the September 2012 edition, ranked its top elementary and high schools in each Chicagoland county, as well as those within the city of Chicago. Lisle ranks at No. 9 on the list, behind Wheaton Warrenville South (8), York (7), Wheaton North (6), Downers Grove North (5), and three Naperville High Schools: Naperville North, Neuqua Valley and Naperville Central (No. 4, 3 and 2, respectively). The No. 1 high school on the list is Hinsdale Central. Waubonsie Valley in Aurora rounds out the list at No. 10. DuPage's elementary-school list was topped by No. 1 Brooke Forest …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
View the updated list, which includes Illinois State Scholars, university scholarships, and students' future places of study.
Friday, June 1, 2012
Seniors took their commencement walk Friday evening. Am I allowed to say my favorite part involved an alien hat?
More than 240 members of Lisle High School's Class of 2012 participated in Friday night's ceremony. Student remarks were made by the class’s four valedictorians, Robert Dean, Matthias Howell, Dylan Sinn, and Ryan Twaddle. [Check out full videos of their speeches above.] Graduation seniors weren’t the only ones saying goodbye. This commencement marked the last for outgoing Superintendent Dr. Patricia Wernet. Congratulations Class of 2012! Best of luck! Related articles:
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Congratulations on seasons well played!
Lisle High School softball ended the 2012 season on Memorial Day battling Sherrard in the supersectional. Sherrard defeated the Lions 8-2. “Lisle senior Melanie Early will go down as one of the most talented pitchers and most liked players in Lisle softball history,” the Sun-Times writes. Read the full story. Lisle girls soccer also capped off their season last week, ultimately finishing fourth in state. Richmond-Burton defeated Lisle 3-0 on Friday evening, according to McHenrySports.com. Dan Dillard, the high school’s athletic director, has been very active on Twitter. Keep up with game scores and information on tournaments hosted in Lisle.