Monday, October 1, 2012
A Homecoming win over Hinsdale South also kept Hinsdale Central in the Chicago Tribune's No. 15 spot for the third straight week.
For the third straight week, Hinsdale Central (5-1) is No. 11 ranking in Mike Clark's Chicago Sun-Times rankings, and No. 15 in Mike Helfgot's Chicago Tribune rankings after a Homecoming win over Hinsdale South (4-2) Saturday afternoon. READ: Hinsdale Central Celebrates Homecoming With Win Over Hinsdale South Hinsdale Central quarterback Brian Owens completed 15 of 24 passes for 319 yards, two touchdowns and one interception, outdueling South's DJ Deolitsis, who ran for 211 yards and threw for 166. Running back Jack Adams finished with 111 yards and two rushing touchdowns on 15 carries. Senior receiver John Claussen caught both touchdown passes from Owens, who also ran for one score. "We're on a pretty good roll," linebacker Andrew Pyle …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
For the second straight week, the Red Devils had to come from behind in the second half to beat a rival opponent.
Hinsdale South quarterback DJ Deolitsis gashed the Hinsdale Central defense for two long touchdowns in the first half, but the Red Devils came from behind for the second straight week and beat the Hornets, 34-27, in Saturday's Homecoming game at Dickinson Field in Hinsdale. Senior Hinsdale Central quarterback Brian Owens completed 15 of 24 passes for 319 yards, two touchdowns and one interception, outdueling South's Deolitsis, who ran for 211 yards and threw for 166. Deolitsis had touchdown runs of 75 and 58 yards in a first half that ended with the Hornets up 21-13. "I just did my job and it was there," Deolitsis said of the two scores. "It's what I've got to do." Senior Red Devils linebacker Andrew Pyle said Deolitsis did a good job of…
Friday, September 28, 2012
Happy Homecoming! The Red Devils and Hornets renew their rivalry Saturday at noon.
Friends and family of Joshua Holmes will hold a vigil in his memory Friday night on the grounds of the Hinsdale Lake Terrace complex where he was shot.
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Friday, September 28, 2012
As friends and family of a slain Hinsdale South graduate prepare to honor his memory tonight, they do so with the knowledge that the man police believe is responsible for his murder is behind bars. READ: Police Charge Willowbrook Man With Murder of Hinsdale South Grad The DuPage County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that a 23-year-old fellow resident of the Hinsdale Lake Terrace Apartment Complex had been arrested at his parents home. The DuPage County State's Attorney has charged Juan Cuellar with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of 18-year-old Joshua Holmes. READ: Police Charge Willowbrook Man With Murder of Hinsdale South Grad Cuellar is currently being held without bond at the DuPage County Jail. The vigil for Joshua…
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Juan Cuellar was arrested Wednesday at his parents home, according to a release from the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office, which gave more details of the Monday murder.
Bond was denied Thursday afternoon for the man charged with the murder of Hinsdale South grad Joshua Holmes, according to a release from DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin. Juan Cuellar, 23, of the 10S700 block of Lilac Lane, unincorporated Willowbrook, was charged Thursday with two counts of first-degree murder stemming from the shooting of the 18-year-old Holmes on Monday evening among the Hinsdale Lake Terrace apartment buildings where Holmes lived. READ: Willowbrook Man, 23, Charged with Murder of Hinsdale South Grad Cuellar had a 4 p.m. bond hearing with Judge Karen Wilson, who ordered him to be held without bond, the state’s attorney’s release reads. Berlin’s office gave a few more details on the Monday night shooting. …
Police say Juan M. Cuellar shot and killed 18-year-old Joshua Holmes Monday near Willowbrook.
A man has been arrested and charged with the murder of 18-year-old Hinsdale South grad Joshua Holmes, the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday. Juan M. Cuellar, 23, of the 700 block of Lilac Lane in unincorporated Willowbrook, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder. Police say Cueller shot Holmes near the intersection of Honeysuckle Rose and Hyacinth Lanes near Holmes' home at around 6:35 p.m. Monday. Both men were residents of the Hinsdale Lake Terrace apartment complex in unincorporated Willowbrook, according to Dawn Domrose, a spokesperson for the DuPage County Sheriff's Office. Witnesses told sheriff’s detectives after the shooting that they had seen a white four-door vehicle approach the intersection at …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Five turnovers plagued the Hornets, who fell to 4-1 on the season, according the the Chicago Sun-Times.
Hinsdale South turned the ball over five times on their home field en route to a 17-14 loss to Lyden Friday night in Darien, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Tied at 7 in the fourth quarter, senior Hornets quarterback DJ Deolitsis fumbled and Eagles linebacker Ivan Nevarez took the ball back 53 yards for a game-changing touchdown. "On first down following the ensuing kickoff, Hornets running back Arian Toney was tackled and fumbled," the Sun-Times reports. "Eagles linebacker Will Napier recovered on Hinsdale’s 37. Six plays later, Wach Mark squeaked over a 39-yard field goal to provide the insurance points." Deolitsis had 99 yards rushing and one rushing touchdown on 12 carries times Friday. He also completed 6 of 9 passes for 76 yards…
Friday, September 21, 2012
The superintendent declined to get specific on what sparked the investigation, which police said stems from an influx of emails to the district regarding the showing of "American Beauty" and "Brokeback Mountain" in a Hinsdale South class.
The Hinsdale Police Department says it is monitoring emails to District 86 administration about the Hinsdale South movie controversy, but District 86 Superintendent Nick Wahl said there is no threat at this time to the safety of either District 86 school. “We do not see anything related to this report threatening the safety of any students or staff,” Wahl said. When asked if any administrators were threatened by any emails, Wahl declined to comment. “This is an ongoing investigation and we can’t comment on it,” the superintendent said. Wahl was asked if the district initially reached out to police about the email issue. “We work very closely with the police department on any and all matters that we would deem something that would need …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The topic has been in the limelight since a Hinsdale South parent filed a curriculum objection over the showing of "American Beauty" and "Brokeback Mountain" in a Film as Literature course.
Do controversial movies that include adult topics and racy scenes belong in a high school classroom? That question is being asked around District 86 after a recent curriculum objection was filed by a Hinsdale South parent upset about the showing of "American Beauty" and "Brokeback Mountain" in a Film as Literature elective class. Burr Ridge resident and father of two Victor Casini brought the issue to the board's attention at its Sept. 10 District 86 Board of Education meeting, saying he was shocked when he looked at his son’s Film as Literature course syllabus recently and saw that the class would be viewing, among other films, “American Beauty” and “Brokeback Mountain.” Casini called the films "highly controversial" because of their …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The Hornets had a strong showing at the Wheaton Classic over the weekend.
The Hinsdale South girls volleyball team is No. 10 in the state, according to the latest rankings put out by the Chicago Sun-Times. "Victories over Libertyville (29-31, 25-20, 25-20) and Sandburg (25-19, 12-25, 26-24) sandwiched around a loss to Marist Saturday at the Wheaton Classic proved that these Hornets have teeth," the Sun-Times' Back Row blog reads. The Hornets were not ranked the week before. They were 11-3 as of Sept. 16. "Senior outside Jessica Brezwyn, who almost single-handedly ousted Benet from the state tournament in the sectional two years ago, rallied the Hornets from a big deficit in Game Two of their Wheaton semifinal against Marist, but it was not enough," the blog reads. "Still, in Brezwyn's own words, there is a lot …