Jake Terpins, Sports Editor

April 8, 2020

Badminton coach Lindsay Gibbel looked onto the court in May of 2007; it was the state championship.  Her opponent was Karshima Kollipara from Hinsdale Central, who had not yet lost a match; Kollipara was 99-0. She was a two time state champion and looking for more. Gibbel had already faced Kolli...

Badminton aims to steal MSL title

Badminton aims to steal MSL title

April 7, 2019

By Kate Hyland, Online Editor-in-Chief    

Winning isn't everything for badminton duo

May 19, 2015

By Jack Ryan (@ryan_jack11) Seniors Jessica Hirsh and Stephanie Venturelli looked at each other with fear and nerves but also with confidence as they walked onto the badminton court together. They knew this could be the last time they played with each other when the pair versed Oaklawn Community High School in...

Hirsch, Venturelli fly to first place finish at New Trier Featherfest

April 22, 2015

By Mike Stanford Executive News Editor Following six matches against some of the top teams in the state like Fremd, Lyons Township and York, seniors Stephanie Venturelli and Jessica Hirsch soared past the competition at the 2015 New Trier Featherfest April 18. The duo emerged from their four-team pool ...

Girls' badminton goes down state

May 15, 2014

By Peter Fusilero Sports Editor With the entire boys’ volleyball team looking on, senior Kiley Walsh served the birdie over the net. As the Stevenson player returned the serve, Walsh's doubles partner, senior Noreen Caporusso, went down in pain clutching her left knee. As if it were déjà vu, Caporusso h...

'Serving' in the top 16

May 23, 2011

By Alyssa Zediker Executive Sports Editor The state tournament was hosted at Eastern Illinois University May 13 and 14.  Freshman Noreen Caporusso, junior Shea Gallus, and seniors Kelly Lawless and Maxine Venturelli, qualified for state at the sectional tournament, and they competed Friday in order...

Tag team takes top 16

June 1, 2010

By Maggie Deverux Executive Sports Editor The girls' badminton team sent three girls to state this spring: doubles partners sophomore Shea Gallus and senior Karly Grouwinkel, and single player junior Jackie Hertrich. After losing her first two games to opponents from Neuqua Valley and Leyden High Sch...

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