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Wheeling sophomore Juan Hernandez (7) battles Evanston junior Kepler Worobec (8) for the ball during the Class 3A sectional final at Evanston Township High School on Saturday, November 2, 2013.  Wheeling defeated Evanston 2-1.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Wheeling sophomore Juan Hernandez (7) battles Evanston junior Kepler Worobec (8) for the ball during the Class 3A
sectional final at Evanston Township High School on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Wheeling defeated Evanston 2-1.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Saint Ignatius senior Marco Sanchez (10) reacts after scoring the first goal of the game during the Class 2A sectional final against Ridgewood on Friday, November 1, 2013.   Saint Ignatius defeated Ridgewood 2-1.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Saint Ignatius senior Marco Sanchez (10) reacts after scoring the first goal of the game during the Class 2A sectional final
against Ridgewood on Friday, November 1, 2013. Saint Ignatius defeated Ridgewood 2-1. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Michael Hernandez (15) consoles Evanston senior Taje Davis (11) after Evanston was defeated 2-1 in the Class 3A sectional final at Evanston Township High School on Saturday, November 2, 2013.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Wheeling senior Michael Hernandez (15) consoles Evanston senior Taje Davis (11) after Evanston was defeated 2-1
in the Class 3A sectional final at Evanston Township High School on Saturday, November 2, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Ridgewood goaltender Wojtek Gasienica (1) makes a save on Saint Ignatius senior Marco Sanchez (10) in the first half during the Class 2A sectional final at Ridgewood High School on Friday, November 1, 2013.   Saint Ignatius defeated Ridgewood 2-1.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Ridgewood goaltender Wojtek Gasienica (1) makes a save on Saint Ignatius senior Marco Sanchez (10) in the first half during
the Class 2A sectional final at Ridgewood High School on Friday, November 1, 2013. Saint Ignatius defeated Ridgewood 2-1.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Wheeling junior Ivan Mancilla (10) throws the ball in by performing a front flip during the Class 3A sectional final at Evanston Township High School on Saturday, November 2, 2013.  Wheeling defeated Evanston 2-1.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Wheeling junior Ivan Mancilla (10) throws the ball in by performing a front flip during the Class 3A sectional final at
Evanston Township High School on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Wheeling defeated Evanston 2-1.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Evanston senior Cobi Ortega (10) reacts after his team was defeated 2-1 by Wheeling in the Class 3A sectional final at Evanston Township High School on Saturday, November 2, 2013.  Wheeling defeated Evanston 2-1.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Evanston senior Cobi Ortega (10) reacts after his team was defeated 2-1 by Wheeling in the Class 3A sectional final at
Evanston Township High School on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Wheeling defeated Evanston 2-1.
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Sami Haidouch 12, of Norridge, navigates through the "CDC Screening Area Checkpoint" during a humans vs. zombies game at Norridge Park on Sunday, October 20, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Sami Haidouch 12, of Norridge, navigates through the “CDC Screening Area Checkpoint” during a humans vs. zombies game
at Norridge Park on Sunday, October 20, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media FAiR Coalition members battle the rain while protesting the opening of a new runway at Chicago's O'Hare International airport at the intersection of Irving Park Road and Taft Avenue near the airport on Thursday, October 17, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media FAiR Coalition members battle the rain while protesting the opening of a new runway at Chicago’s O’Hare International airport
at the intersection of Irving Park Road and Taft Avenue near the airport on Thursday, October 17, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Nora Shea of Chicago, protests the opening of a new runway at Chicago's O'Hare International airport with other members of the FAiR Coalition at the intersection of Irving Park Road and Taft Avenue near the airport on Thursday, October 17, 2013.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Nora Shea of Chicago, protests the opening of a new runway at Chicago’s O’Hare International airport with other members of
the FAiR Coalition at the intersection of Irving Park Road and Taft Avenue near the airport on Thursday, October 17, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Waukegan junior Jeremy Johnson (10) catches a pass during the game at Evanston Township High School on Friday, October 11, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Waukegan junior Jeremy Johnson (10) catches a pass during the game at Evanston Township High School
on Friday, October 11, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Maine South freshman Kamila Czosnyka saves a low hit ball while competing in the doubles match with partner Marti Wind (not pictured) against Glenbrook North freshman Colette O' Reagan and Hailey Kortez (both not pictured) during the IHSA Girls Sectional Tennis meet at Glenbrook North High School on Saturday, October 19, 2013.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Maine South freshman Kamila Czosnyka saves a low hit ball while competing in the doubles match with partner Marti Wind
(not pictured) against Glenbrook North freshman Colette O’ Reagan and Hailey Kortez (both not pictured)
during the IHSA Girls Sectional Tennis meet at Glenbrook North High School on Saturday, October 19, 2013.
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Lake Zurich sophomore Ben Klett (30) reacts after scoring a touchdown on a pass late in the second quarter of the home game against Lake Forest on Friday, September 27, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Lake Zurich sophomore Ben Klett (30) reacts after scoring a touchdown
on a pass late in the second quarter of the home game against
Lake Forest on Friday, September 27, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Oak Park River Forest's Hallie Voss falls near the finish line during the 45th Annual Roy Gummerson Cross Country Invitational meet at Schiller Woods in Chicago Saturday, September 28, 2013.  Voss did get up to finish the race.    | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Oak Park River Forest’s Hallie Voss falls near the finish line during the 45th Annual Roy Gummerson Cross Country Invitational
meet at Schiller Woods in Chicago Saturday, September 28, 2013. Voss did get up to finish the race.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Chicago artist Jeff Abbey Maldonado poses for a portrait in front of the mural he painted of his son Jeff Jr., who was killed in 2009 from gunfire, at the corner of Paulina and 18th street in Chicago on Friday, September 27, 2013.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Chicago artist Jeff Abbey Maldonado poses for a portrait in front of the mural he painted of his son Jeff Jr. at the corner
of Paulina and 18th street in Chicago on Friday, September 27, 2013. Jeff Jr. was killed in 2009 from gunfire.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Mount Carmel senior Matt Domer (4) watches the ball hit the ground after fumbling in the third quarter during the game at Loyola on Saturday, October 5, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Mount Carmel senior Matt Domer (4) watches the ball hit the ground after fumbling in the third quarter during the game at
Loyola on Saturday, October 5, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Loyola junior Brian O' Brien (45) reacts after recovering a fumble in the third quarter during the home game against Mount Carmel on Saturday, October 5, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Loyola junior Brian O’ Brien (45) reacts after recovering a fumble in the third quarter during the home game against
Mount Carmel on Saturday, October 5, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Loyola senior Julius Holley (34) tries to get outside of Mount Carmel senior Enoch Smith Jr. (56) during the home game against Mount Carmel on Saturday, October 5, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Loyola senior Julius Holley (34) tries to get outside of Mount Carmel senior Enoch Smith Jr. (56) during the home game
against Mount Carmel on Saturday, October 5, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Fashion design major Lis Armstrong 22, pours a raw egg yolk tempera while Fine Arts major Alexis Lastomirsky 19, watches during a "Chemistry of Art and Color" class at Columbia College in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, September 24, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Fashion design major Lis Armstrong 22, pours a raw egg yolk tempera while Fine Arts major Alexis Lastomirsky 19, watches
during a “Chemistry of Art and Color” class at Columbia College in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, September 24, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Christopher Floss of Oak Park, pays his respect to Bishop Timothy J. Lyne during a visitation ceremony at Holy Name Cathedral on Sunday, September 29, 2013.  Bishop Lyne served as a priest in Chicago for 70 years, he died at the age of 94.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Christopher Floss of Oak Park, pays his respect to Bishop Timothy J. Lyne during a visitation ceremony at Holy Name
Cathedral on Sunday, September 29, 2013. Bishop Lyne served as a priest in Chicago for 70 years, he died at the age of 94.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Pallbearers carry the casket of Bishop Timothy J. Lyne out of Holy Name Cathedral during the Funeral Liturgy ceremony on Monday, September 30, 2013.   Bishop Lyne served as a priest in Chicago for 70 years, he died at the age of 94.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Pallbearers carry the casket of Bishop Timothy J. Lyne out of Holy Name Cathedral during the Funeral Liturgy ceremony on
Monday, September 30, 2013. Bishop Lyne served as a priest in Chicago for 70 years, he died at the age of 94.
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Evanston players (left to right) Zach Smith (55), Chris Little (2), Sam Bordo (1) and Donovan Brown (75) wait to lead their team into the stadium before the start of the home opener against Proviso West at Evanston Township High School on Friday, August 30, 2013.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Evanston players (left to right) Zach Smith (55), Chris Little (2), Sam Bordo (1) and Donovan Brown (75) wait to lead their
team into the stadium before the start of the home opener against Proviso West at Evanston Township High School on
Friday, August 30, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Proviso West junior Chance Haney (5) carries the ball upfield during the season opener at Evanston Township High School on Friday, August 30, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Proviso West junior Chance Haney (5) carries the ball upfield during the season opener at Evanston Township High School
on Friday, August 30, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Evanston's quarterback Chris Little (2) leads his team onto the field before the start of the home opener against Proviso West at Evanston Township High School on Friday, August 30, 2013.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Evanston’s quarterback Chris Little (2) leads his team onto the field before the start of the home opener against Proviso West
at Evanston Township High School on Friday, August 30, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media
New Trier's Zev Glass (16) misses a shot on goal in the third period during the Hockey City Classic game against Loyola at Soldier Field on Saturday, February 9, 2013.  New Trier defeated Loyola 3-1. | Michael Jarecki ~ For Sun-Times Media New Trier’s Zev Glass (16) misses a shot on goal in the third period during the Hockey City Classic game against Loyola
at Soldier Field on Saturday, February 9, 2013. New Trier defeated Loyola 3-1.
| Michael Jarecki ~ For Sun-Times Media Loyola's John Buck (32) grabs New Trier's Zev Glass (16) after a whistle in the second period during the Hockey City Classic game at Soldier Field on Saturday, February 9, 2013. New Trier defeated Loyola 3-1. | Michael Jarecki ~ For Sun-Times Media Loyola’s John Buck (32) grabs New Trier’s Zev Glass (16) after a whistle in the second period during the Hockey City Classic
game at Soldier Field on Saturday, February 9, 2013. New Trier defeated Loyola 3-1. | Michael Jarecki ~ For Sun-Times Media Loyola's Joey Schaefer (19) tries to clear a puck away from the front of the net while New Trier's Jesse Arnold (21) attempts a shot on goal in the second period during the Hockey City Classic game at Soldier Field on Saturday, February 9, 2013. New Trier defeated Loyola 3-1. | Michael Jarecki ~ For Sun-Times Media Loyola’s Joey Schaefer (19) tries to clear a puck away from the front of the net while New Trier’s Jesse Arnold (21)
attempts a shot on goal in the second period during the Hockey City Classic game at Soldier Field on Saturday, February 9, 2013.
New Trier defeated Loyola 3-1.
| Michael Jarecki ~ For Sun-Times Media St. Rita senior Christopher Foley (9) battles Fenwick's Mack Sinnott (93) for the puck in the second period during the Hockey City Classic game at Soldier Field on Saturday, February 9, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki ~ For Sun-Times Media St. Rita senior Christopher Foley (9) battles Fenwick’s Mack Sinnott (93) for the puck in the second period during the Hockey
City Classic game at Soldier Field on Saturday, February 9, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki ~ For Sun-Times Media Fenwick's Ben Kohen (16) celebrates with teammates after scoring the first goal of the game in the first period during the Hockey City Classic game against St. Rita at Soldier Field on Saturday, February 9, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki ~ For Sun-Times Media Fenwick’s Ben Kohen (16) celebrates with teammates after scoring the first goal of the game in the first period during the
Hockey City Classic game against St. Rita at Soldier Field on Saturday, February 9, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki ~ For Sun-Times Media Fenwick players watch from the bench as teammates battle St. Rita in the second period during the Hockey City Classic game at Soldier Field on Saturday, February 9, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki ~ For Sun-Times Media Fenwick players watch from the bench as teammates battle St. Rita in the second period during the Hockey City Classic game
at Soldier Field on Saturday, February 9, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki ~ For Sun-Times Media

recent photographs from everyday assignments…

April 4th, 2012 Permalink

Lyons Township sophomore Emily Lange (20, right) battles Lincoln-Way North junior Leigh LaRocco (13) for the ball during the home game on Saturday, March 31, 2012. Lyons Township defeated Lincoln-Way North 2-1. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   Lincoln-Way North goalkeeper Michelle Balcerzak (0) reacts after letting in the game winning goal during […]

Lyons Township sophomore Emily Lange (20, right) battles Lincoln-Way North junior Leigh LaRocco (13) for the ball during the home game on Saturday, March 31, 2012. Lyons Township defeated Lincoln-Way North 2-1. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Lincoln-Way North goalkeeper Michelle Balcerzak (0) reacts after letting in the game winning goal during the match against Lyons Township on Saturday, March 31, 2012. Lyons Township defeated Lincoln-Way North 2-1. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Naperville Youth Chess Club member Bradley Guan 14, competes against teammate Jacob Zhou 11, (not pictured) during the Intercontinental Scholastic Team Championship Chess Tournament at the Oak Brook Double Tree Hotel on Sunday, April 1, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Trinity senior Taylor Lang (7) dives to stop a hard hit ground ball during the game against Marist at Triton College in River Grove on Thursday, March 29, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

 

high school hockey

March 20th, 2012 Permalink

Loyola Maroon goaltender Thomas Lyman IV (2) stops a shot on goal from Deerfield forward Michael Wiggemansen (91) during the Blackhawk State Cup White Division game at the Edge Ice Arena on Saturday, March 17, 2012. Deerfield defeated Loyola Maroon 5-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   New Trier Green captain Robert Acri […]

Loyola Maroon goaltender Thomas Lyman IV (2) stops a shot on goal from Deerfield forward Michael Wiggemansen (91) during the Blackhawk State Cup White Division game at the Edge Ice Arena on Saturday, March 17, 2012. Deerfield defeated Loyola Maroon 5-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

New Trier Green captain Robert Acri (29) reacts after scoring a goal in the first period during the Blackhawk Cup semifinal game against St. Rita at the Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville on Saturday, March 17, 2012. St. Rita defeated New Trier Green 3-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Libertyville’s David Vieth (14) tries to keep a puck in the offensive zone during his teams powerplay in the Illinois High School Hockey Championships combined division game against Rockford at The Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville on Saturday, March 10, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Deerfield captain John Kerstein (27) redirects a puck through Loyola Maroon goaltender Thomas Lyman IV (2) during the Blackhawk State Cup White Division game at the Edge Ice Arena on Saturday, March 17, 2012. Deerfield defeated Loyola Maroon 5-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

3 from the weekend…

February 28th, 2012 Permalink

Members of the Skinny Williams Trio (right to left), Precious Taylor, Skinny Williams and Adrian Ruiz perform at the Winnetka Public Library Northfield branch on Sunday, February 26, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media     Stevenson players celebrate with their fans after defeating Glenbrook North 4-3 in overtime during the Chicago Metro […]

Members of the Skinny Williams Trio (right to left), Precious Taylor, Skinny Williams and Adrian Ruiz perform at the Winnetka Public Library Northfield branch on Sunday, February 26, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

 

Stevenson players celebrate with their fans after defeating Glenbrook North 4-3 in overtime during the Chicago Metro Scholastic Cup Varsity Championship game on Sunday, February 26, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

 

Lake Forest Deerpath’s Jamie Oberheide (background) tries to pin Oakgrove’s Michael Watson while competing in the 90lbs weight class during the IESA Regional Wrestling meet at Deerpath Middle School on Saturday, February 25, 2021. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

hockey playoff photographs…

February 21st, 2012 Permalink

Highland Park goaltender Michael Gordon (23) looks for the shooter during the Blackhawk Cup playoff game against York on Sunday, February 19, 2012. Highland Park defeated York 4-3 in overtime.  | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   Glenbrook North forward Garrison Sanipass (32) takes a shot on goal during the Scholastic Cup Hockey Playoff […]

Highland Park goaltender Michael Gordon (23) looks for the shooter during the Blackhawk Cup playoff game against York on Sunday, February 19, 2012. Highland Park defeated York 4-3 in overtime.  | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Glenbrook North forward Garrison Sanipass (32) takes a shot on goal during the Scholastic Cup Hockey Playoff game against Highland Park at the Northbrook Sports Center on Saturday, February 11, 2012.  | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Buffalo Grove/Hersey/Wheeling goaltender Andrew Cole (33) watches a puck go wide during the Scholastic Cup Playoff game against Glenbrook North on Sunday, February 19, 2012. Glenbrook North shut out Buffalo Grove/Hersey/Wheeling 4-0. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Highland Park’s Griffin Rutstein (28) tries to move the puck around Glenbrook North defenseman Patrick McNally (4) during the Scholastic Cup Hockey Playoff game at the Northbrook Sports Center on Saturday, February 11, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

 

 

sports

February 10th, 2012 Permalink

Buffalo Grove/Hersey/Wheeling senior Daniel Easley (20, right) carries the puck into the offensive zone during the Boys High School All-State game at the Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville on Monday, February 6, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   New Trier’s Andrew Steen reacts after a whistle while competing against Glenbrook North’s Michael […]

Buffalo Grove/Hersey/Wheeling senior Daniel Easley (20, right) carries the puck into the offensive zone during the Boys High School All-State game at the Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville on Monday, February 6, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

New Trier’s Andrew Steen reacts after a whistle while competing against Glenbrook North’s Michael Maksimovic in the 145 lbs weight class during the IHSA Class 3A Regional Wrestling Tournament at Glenbrook South High School on Saturday, February 4, 2012. Maksimovic defeated Steen.  | michael jarecki ~ for Sun Times Media

 

Lake Forest freshman goaltender Lindsay Projansky (1) stops a shot on goal from Loyola Academy sophomore Erin O’Connor (18) during the Girls High School All-State game at the Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville on Monday, February 6, 2012. Projansky shut out the red team while playing through one and half periods. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

hockey!!!

January 30th, 2012 Permalink

Hinsdale Central’s Edward Parsons (4) moves the puck through two Naperville Central players during the game at the Darien Sportsplex on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Naperville Central defeated Hinsdale Central 8-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   Naperville Central’s Captain Shawn Nelson (14) reacts after scoring the first goal of the game against […]

Hinsdale Central’s Edward Parsons (4) moves the puck through two Naperville Central players during the game at the Darien Sportsplex on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Naperville Central defeated Hinsdale Central 8-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Naperville Central’s Captain Shawn Nelson (14) reacts after scoring the first goal of the game against Hinsdale Central at the Darien Sportsplex on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Naperville Central defeated Hinsdale Central 8-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Naperville Central’s David Shkurti (31) checks Hinsdale Central’s Matthew Divittorio (81) during the game at the Darien Sportsplex on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Naperville Central defeated Hinsdale Central 8-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

Hinsdale Central goaltender Matthew Johnson (25) reacts after letting in seven goals during the game against Naperville Central at the Darien Sportsplex on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Naperville Central defeated Hinsdale Central 8-2. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

 

varsity conference championship gymnastics

January 29th, 2012 Permalink

Evanston’s Emily Varua competes on the balance beam during the CSL South Division Varsity Conference Championships at Evanston High School on Friday, January 27, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media   New Trier’s Sam Stoddart dismounts while competing on the uneven bars during the CSL South Division Varsity Conference Championships at Evanston High […]

Evanston’s Emily Varua competes on the balance beam during the CSL South Division Varsity Conference Championships at Evanston High School on Friday, January 27, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

New Trier’s Sam Stoddart dismounts while competing on the uneven bars during the CSL South Division Varsity Conference Championships at Evanston High School on Friday, January 27, 2012. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

rock the caucus – west des moines, iowa

January 3rd, 2012 Permalink

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum enters the gymnasium during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.   Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum speaks to high school students during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on […]

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum enters the gymnasium during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum speaks to high school students during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

High school seniors listen as republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum speaks during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachman speaks during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul makes his way to the stage during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum exits the gymnasium after speaking at the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul enters the gymnasium during the “Rock The Caucus” event at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

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Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul leaves the the “Rock The Caucus” event after speaking to high school students at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul waves to supporters while leaving the the “Rock The Caucus” event after speaking to high school students at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.

 

 

October 25th, 2011 Permalink

     Deerfield players celebrate after defeating Highland Park at home 45-21 in the Central Suburban North Conference Championship game on Friday, October 21, 2011. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media                    

 

 

 Deerfield players celebrate after defeating Highland Park at home 45-21 in the Central Suburban North Conference Championship

game on Friday, October 21, 2011. | michael jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the graduates

June 6th, 2011 Permalink

Maine East graduating seniors wait on stage before the start of the 109th Annual Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2011 at the Rosemont Theater on Sunday, June 5, 2011. | Michael Jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

Maine East graduating seniors wait on stage before the start of the 109th Annual Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2011 at the Rosemont Theater on Sunday, June 5, 2011. | Michael Jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

pie eating

May 6th, 2011 Permalink

Trinity senior Ariana Arroyo (left) celebrates after finishing her pie first while Trinity junior Cailee Gates looks on in shock during the “Just Because Games” at the conclusion a Spirit Week on Friday, April 29, 2011. | Michael Jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media

Trinity senior Ariana Arroyo (left) celebrates after finishing her pie first while Trinity junior Cailee Gates looks on in shock during the “Just Because Games” at the conclusion a Spirit Week on Friday, April 29, 2011. | Michael Jarecki ~ for Sun-Times Media