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Hawk's super-season ends at Conant Wayne Coble "We've played great this year, just great, and these girls have absolutely nothing to be ashamed of," said Coach Mike Deines shortly after his team's heartbreaking 39-33 loss to Maine West Monday night. Maine West controlled the tempo of the game, and forced the quickness of the Hawks into submission. Led by sophomore sensation, guard Nancy Kennelly, 19 points and 5 assists, they took the Hawks right out of their game. Gay Crain added 12 for the Warriors. Mary Carroll countered with 13 for the Hawks and Liz Ciprian added 12. Maine West jumped to a 12-4 lead early in the first half, but the Hawks came back to tie the score at 14 on an 8-foot jumper by Pam Juckett to end the half. The Hawks were sparked by Mary Carroll and Liz Ciprian who each scored 4 in the run. Maine West came out in the second half and

continued to hit from the outside, extending their lead. The Hawks rallied, but it was too little, too late. Coach Deines added that this was the best year in Maine South basketball since 1979. He also added that,"We made the Sweet 16, and though I wish we could have gone on, we proved that we were one of the best teams in the state." The girls headed into Monday night's action with a 26-2 record on the season, the best ever by a girls varsity basketball team here, which also ranked them number 2 in the state in the last poll of the season. During the season the team has broken three records: most wins, 26; longest win streak, 22; and fewest points allowed in a game, 12 versus Highland Park. The team also won their first sectional championship with their 40-38 win over New Trier. Coach Deines feels that the tournament is "an extremely balanced pool of teams" with

no real standout among the remaining teams. Any team with a good performance can win it all. Two of the better teams remaining teams are East St. Louis-Lincoln and Marshall. East St. Louis has only loss on the season, a setback at the hands of Teutopolis (ranked number 1 in Qass A) in the last week of the seaspn, which dropped them from their year-long number 1 ranking in state. Marshall is the defendii^g champion, and is led by Cheryl Porter, who is a returning All-State and All-American player. Coach Mike Deines took a very balanced team into tournament play. Their opposition has been unable to key in on just one player, because all have the ability to break a game open. This fact is evidenced by scoring during the tournament, where Lisa Hennessey scored 25 points (career-high) against Niles North, Mary Carroll scored 21 against Regina, ^nd continued on page 6...

News Briefs

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Maine Township High School South

22, No. 11

March 21, 1986

There will be no classes held on Fri., March 28 in obervation of Good Friday.

Elections canceled

Candidates run unopposed

Student Council officer elections and Meet Your Candidate Assemblies set for next week have been canceled. According to Student Council sponsor Mr. Pat Feichter, each office was slated as unopposed, therefore making elections unnecessary. The new officers for the 1986-1987 school year are: Chris Riedel, president; Steve Muscarello, vice-president; Christie Ferraro, secretary; and Carolyn Riedel, treasurer. All officers are members of the present Council. Originally set for next Friday, the election was to be the first governed by the restrictionwhich was passed last year stating that all candidates for president must have a year of ex-

National Honor Society Induction for new members will be held on Tues., March 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium.

perience on Student Council. All other officer positions were open to all students. President Chris Riedel has been on stuaent council and class council for three years, serving as a committee chairperson this year. Vice-President Steve Muscarello is also involved in Student Council, serving as a sophomore representative this year. Treasurer Carolyn Riedel is on student Council this year and has attended several leadership conferences. Secretary Christie Ferraro is currently a representative on Student Council. Christie feels that "it's alot easier to take action to change things than it is to complain about them."

Third Quarter will end and Spring Break will begin on Fri., April 4. The ACT will be administered at 7:45 a.m. in homeroom complexes on Sat., April 12. Classes will resume on Mon., April 14.

Maine South's creative writing magazine. Graffiti, is now accepting submissions for its spring issue. Submissions are being accepted in the bookstore and in V-130. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality, creativity, and literary merit.

Runners honored

Chris Riedel President

Christie Ferraro Secretary

Steve Muscarello Vice President

Carolyn Riedel Treasurer

Five members of the 1985 Maine South Girls' Cross Country team have been awarded certificates of merit from the Bonnie Bell Circle of Excellence Program. This award represents national recognition for their outstanding performances during the cross-country season. Recieving the award are seniors Andrea Hug and Debbie Anderson, junior Sheila Malec, and freshmen Laurie Anderson and Krista Heitzman.

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March 21, 1986

Stormy Weather

Growing up old-fashioned Just iil<e Dad It was a very strange thing. Well, I guess it wasn't ail that strange in itself, but it got me thinking. Last summer we took a family vacation to Colorado. We all piled into a van and drove for about 18 or 20 hours straight. Of course, we stopped for food and washrooms and all that, but we never stopped to sleep. We drove straight through, so people were getting on each other's nerves. Well, as you might guess, each of our musical tastes varied tremendously, so, to make it fair, the rule became "the driver chooses the music that will be played for his or her alotted two hour shift." This didn't present too much of a problem at first. I could handle Mom's John Denver for some time, and they could listen to some of my jazz and big band tapes. But then it happened: I popped in my good old U2 tape. That did it. "What is this?! That stuff is horrible!" my dad said. Even my 21 year-old brother got into it with, "This is garbage, Steve." "You guys said that the driver decides and I'm the driver now!" I said. My dad immediately dispelled my belief in a "democratic" family vacation. "Steve, this stuff is painful," he said. "Turn it off, will you? (not really asking) Can't you just put on your Sinatra tape or something?" "Dad, there is a time for Sinatra and a time for U2." Anyhow, this got me thinking about how real the generation gap is. My dad labeled my music 'bad' because it didn't sound pleasing to

by Steve Slaughter him. It didn't matter that the lyrics might be it isn't violent or anything. I'm not planning meaningful; the music was unpleasant and that's all that mattered to him. I'm not, in any on wearing rouge (except on stage) but who way, saying that that is bad. It is just where knows, maybe my son will wear it. I can't say he's coming from, that's all. He was a "Happy that I'd be too happy about that, but we've got Days" teenager and jitterbugged to Rock to let people be themselves. Have you ever thought about what it will be Around the Clock when that son of stuff was brand new, not played by Dick Biandi (one of like when we are the parents? One of my my personal favorite D.J.'s even though he's greatest fears is that I will grow old-fashioned old and not very funny anymore.) on Magic when I'm a father. Who knows, maybe on a aoss country road trip my son will listen to 104. guys making weird chicken noises or So my dad was brought up dancing to the something. You laugh, but that's not all that music, not listening to deep undertones and messages. They didn't write music to different from some of today's punk. Maybe they will go back to big band music the same wav we listen to some of the fifties stuff.

"Each generation has their own rebellion, and it's silly for parents to try and stifle it."

philosophize over; they wrote it to dance to. Songs like See Ya' Later, Alligator and Lollypop. They have no real meaning at all, but that is perfealy all right; they're not supfMJsed to. It is funny how when someone is a teenager, whatever decade that may be, they are rebels. Whether it be women wearing pants in the early 1900's or going to an Elvis concert as your parents condemned his risque use of the pelvic thrust or the thought of guys wearing makeup in the 80's. It's really all the same. Each generation has their own rebellion and it's silly for parents to try to stifle it, as long as

Student Council visits Evanston Dear Students,

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go to a different school? Well, Maine South's Student Council sponsors several student exchanges to different high schools. Last month five Maine South students had the opportunity to visit Evanston Township High School for a day. Evanston differs in many ways from Maine South. First of all, the school is almost twice the size of Maine South. Parts of the school are over 100 years old. Instead of one big cafeteria, there are four medium sized ones. In each cafeteria, different foods are offered, and in each one there are candy and pop vending machines. The school also has an outdoor smoking lounge, fireplaces, and a planetarium with a huge telescope. The freshmen at Evanston are sectioned off in their own freshmen school, which is still part of the whole school. All their classes are located there and the freshmen are not allowed to leave the section with the exception of gym. Evanston has an eight period day. Another difference in the school is that there is no homeroom system. The students attend their

lirst period class first thing in the morning which is definitely an advantage if you have first period free. Instead of homeroom, third period is extended and the school bulletin is read to students.

The security is very strict at Evanston. Many large, hired security guards roam the halls. If anyone is found without a pass, he is sent to the security office. Although the atmosphere out of class is tense, the classroom atmosphere is very laid back. The classes are smaller and more relaxed which made them easier and more comfortable to learn in. The teachers seem to understand the students more and the student/faculty ratio is smaller. Even the gym classes are more enjoyable since they are co-ed. Visiting another school is a very worthwhile experience. Observing the various similarities and differences between Maine South and the school is interesting. That is why Student Council takes the time to organize these exchanges; to find new ways to make Maine South a better place. Student Council

Whatever happens, I hope that we remember what it's like to be a kid when we are the parents. It'll happen a lot sooner than you think. And when we are the parents, let's hope we accept our kids for what they are instead of expecting them to act like we did. One strange thing to consider: when your kid plays his (or her) music and you cringe at it's weirdness, do you know what you'll say? You will say, "The music when I was a kid was so much better than this, groups like the Violent Femmes and the Police." "The Police?!!" your kids will laugh. "What a stupid name." You will turn on Magic 104 and Dick Biandi (who'U be older yet and still not very funny) will announce, "Here's one that goes way back to 1985, New Year's Day by U2."

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Staff: Stalla Anagnostou, Sarah Boar, TamI Bowar, Uaradith Brarrtmaiar, John BrzozowskI, John Caporala, Chriasy CosclonI, UaggIa Con Ion, Kathy Coudal, Karan Davlin, John Folan, Kim Grichnik. Jannllar Haliarud. Amy Johnson, Krystyna Kazmiarczak, Bath Landarghlnl, Stml Ualtan. Patti McCarthy, Katy McGarry, Uichalla Uontalbano, Kathiaan Nanini, Janny nichtar, Chris Riadal, Maura Scott, Stata Slaughtar, Marcia Staphania, Jim Swanaon, Sua Szalczynski, Ytonna Thomas, Pata Thorsan, and Chris Yoo.

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â&#x20AC;˘ Cliques make teens feel secure by Suzette Baeckelandt Many people have their own set of friends with whom they associate both in and out of school. Some people would just call it "the gang," while others call it "social status," but most call it "a clique." Cliques are sometimes destroyers of potential friendships. For one, cliques exclude many people with whom you may otherwise get to know. Cliques also show one's conformity and one's inability to be an individual.

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Cliques are, for the most part, a security blanket from the rest of the world. They are protectors from the feeling of rejection and from the fear of being alone. To get down to the point they are a means for people to feel secure, popular, or just not alone and rejected. Basically, the majority of people dislike cliques. Still, many people form their own cliques. Why? Mrs. Natalie Dranoff, school social worker, explains that teens form groups because, "they are insecure and they feel safe

when in a clique. But as soon as relationships or groups become exclusive, then there's a problem." She explains that once people cut off other relationships just to be in one group it stops their own growing. She says, "It validates you as a person." Cliques become dangerous when you're trapped by other people's values. However, cliques, in ways, help to form close friendships. These friends you can usually count on in very difficult times.

Dreaming classes away by Karen Davlin Have you ever fallen asleep in class and slept so soundly that you not only have full-fledged dreams, but you actually think you're home in bed? The scary part is waking up and instead of seeing the familiar furniture in your room, you pick your head up to meet the back of some chick's head. That can freak anyone out. The last time that happened to me, I was so disoriented and confused to see so many people in my bedroom that I had to ask one of them what was going on. There is a definite art to sleeping in class. I have a little practice in my background, but I'm nowhere near some of the experienced experts in our school. I always have the worst luck while I'm incoherent. For example, I'll be all settled and comfy and doze off and all of a sudden I'll wake up to the feeling that I'm about to fall out of the chair. (Can't they design Maine South desks a little better? Those open sides are extremely dangerous, don't you think?) Then I'll be wide awake, with my face down into the book on my desk. Did the teacher see that? Maybe he thinks 1 just shifted a little in my chair. No, he's more apt to think I'm epileptic or something. Slowly I pick my head up, slowly I lift my eyes to meet the direct glare of the teacher. Oh no! Still, of course, I try to reason to myself that maybe it could have looked like an innocent shift in the chair...It's sort of like the stupid reasoning people have when they think that if they keep pushing the elevator button it will get there faster. That really kills me.

Those are pretty common. But this guy was witnessed in some pretty wild situations! Once he fell asleep on a newspaper and woke up with newsprint on his face! Then there was the time he had his head back almost to the person behind him with his face up to the ceiling. It amplified his snoring quite a bit. The best time, though, was when he had a book standing on his desk open and he fell asleep with his nose resting on top of the binding. He slept to long that his nose got all wrinkly and bent up and it looked like he had run his face into a wall. That guy was amazing. 1 always wondered how he managed to wake up and head on to his next class each period. Come to think of it, I haven't seen that guy in school in the longest time...he may have fallen asleep in gym or something. Maybe he was in the guys locker room and dozed off and no one ever bothered to wake him. Hmm. I'll be sure to check into that one... Some people really have mastered the art of sleeping in class. There's this guy that was in one of my classes last year that slept constantly. He was always sleeping! He must've stayed up all night or something, because he got plenty of rest at school. Anyway, this guy could sleep in a million different positions. There are the conventional ones: head on one arm, head buried in both hands(you get a stupid looking red mark on your forehead with that one), and the most insulting one to the teacher, head boldly planted face-down on top of desk.

Senior Mary Carroll goes up game against St. Scholastica. for a shot In their first regional The Hawks won 79-25.

Super stats spell relief "We're past the day when it's not acceptable to be a girl athlete," said Miss Kaye Pierce, chairman of the girls' physical education department. "One of the strongest programs in the state" has developed over the years at Maine South. In the last ten years alone Maine South's girls team have captured 21 conference titles, 18 district championships, and a total of 20 regional and sectional titles. Unlike other schools with one strong sport, Maine South has, in recent years, enjoyed success year round. The swim team has been one of the top 10 teams in Illinois since 1972, placing in the top three five of those years. Badminton, softball, and volleyball have also ranked among the top four teams in recent years. continued on pg. 5...

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South JETS rank third in competition On Feb. 21 Maine South made its premier team appearance in the annual J.E.T.S. (Junior Engineering Technical Soceity) competition. Located this year at Triton College, the competition tested the academic ability of area high schools. Area high schools sent 12 selected students to compete in the subjects of math, chemistry, physics, biology, English, and engineering graphics. These students competed both as individuals and as a team.

The team was composed of seniors Steve Brumm, Lisa Conn, John Folan, Paul Fonte, Vince Gortner, Mark Hansen, Louis Karnezis, Krys Kazmierczak, Bert Lindgren, Mike Polizzi, Christine Shaeffer, Laura Smals, and Rob Zajak. The Maine South team ranked third overall in addition to the individual second ranking in chemistry by Bert Lindgren and a first place in biology by Krys Kazmierczak.

The J.E.T.S. team from left to right: (back row) Rob Zajac, John Folan, Bert Lindgren, Mike Polizzi, and Laura Smals; (second row) Vince Gortner, Steve Brumm, Louis Karnezis, Paul Fonte, and Mr. Jerrol Windbigler; (front row) Krystyna Kazmierczak, Lisa Conn, and Mark Hansen.

Project BIG to Cast prepares spring musical offer guidance District 207's annual student career night. Project BIG, will be held on Wed., March 26 from 7-9 p.m. at Maine South. At Project BIG students will have the opportunity to discuss both the benefits and drawbacks of specific occupations with representatives ranging from floral designers to morticians. In addition to learning what skills are needed for a career students will also learn what aptitude, training, and education are needed for success. Other aspects such as salary, fringe benefits, and opportunity for advancement will also be made available from the more than 200 trade, technical, business, medical and professional careers that will attend. Among the representatives at the event will be disc jockeys Mark Sebastian and Carla Boex and news reporters Karen Hand and Mike Elston from WBBM-FM radio station. Everyone, not only students of Maine Township high schools are invited, but juniors are especially encouraged to attend since this year marks the beginning of a new two-year program. If the new two-year cycle is adopted, the first year would maintain the traditional Project BIG concept of evaluating and comparing the rewards and drawbacks of different occupations. The second year could provide programs which would allow students to learn indepth information about selected careers.

"It's a lot of work, but worth every bit of it," says junior Ann Heurich about her recent involvement in this year's Broadway musical Hello Dolly. The musical, to be presented in late April and early May, is an adaption of Thorton Wilder's The Matchmaker. It takes place in New York City in the 1890's. Dolly Gallager Levi (Tina McGarry/ Sara Cycholl) is a widow who makes her living by meddling in people's lives, but she tends to get too involved with her clients. One of Dolly's clients is the wealthy Horace Vandergelder (George Brandt/ Steve Slaughter). She is trying to find him a wife but finds herself in love with him. The adventures begin when two of Mr. Vandergelder's employees, Cornelious Hackl (Darren Bochat/ Mark Lundell) and Bamaby Tucker (Jeff Burgis/ Steve Engel), sneak out of Vandergelder's store to see New York. They meet two women, Irene Molloy (Ann Heurich/ Anne Burswold) who owns a hat shop and

their assistant Minnie Fae (Jenny Drozd/ Michelle Rante). Other cast member include Wayne Goble, Troy McLennen, Vicki Skoczylas, Maura Scott, Allison Heitzman, Kim Grichnik, Meg Parsons, and Dawn Baudek. The stage director is Mr. Don Martello and vocal direction will be given by Mr. Irwin Bell and Mr. Walter Flechsig. This year's student directors are Kate Ranft and Lynne Neubert. Melinda McCormick will be prompting. The set will be made by the crew. Each scene has a crew head and crew workers to build it. The crew heads are; Jenine Smith, Dennis Funk, Kevin McAlhaney, Brian Rogers, Mike Funk, Eric Field, Mike Fox, Eric Peterson, Tnd Laura McCabe. The feeling of everyone involved is expressed by Tina McGarry. "Evrybody is really excited and we're ready to work hard to make the show the best it can be."

Hawkettes' talent captures title The Maine South Varsity Hawkettes won Miss Barbara Bobrich, Hawkette sponsor, the Illinois Drill Team Association state cham- commented, "(Going into competition) I expionship in Class AA on Sat., March 8 at Il- pected each Hawkette to do her very best~and linois State University in Normal, Illinois. she did! I feel that if each girl asked herself, The Hawkettes beat their rival. Palatine, by 'What do I have to do to win?' and did it, we a large margin of four points. Palatine took a would win. Last year we were very close to the second place and Joliet West, last year's state championship and this year we won it. It was champions, took third place. just a matter of time. Now that we have the This is the second state championship won winning formula and attitude, nothing can by the Hawkettes. The first was earned in stop us in the future." 1980. The Hawkettes came very close to Congratulations to Miss Bobrich and the another last year when they lost to Joliet West Varsity Hawkettes the IDTA Class AA state by six-tenths of a point. champions of 1986.

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Track to meet Glenbrook South

On April 2 the Maine South boys' track and field team will meet the Glenbrook South Titans. The meet will start at 4:30 p.m. and will be the first track meet held at Maine South on our brand new all-weather track. During the season. Maine South suffered one of their two defeats at the hands of Glenbrook South. The team will certainly be looking for revenge when they meet on April 2. The Hawks dual meet record from the in-

Girls prove talent ...continued from page 3 This year, over 700 girls' basketball teams entered the state tournament. Last week when the girls beat New Trier and won their first sectional title, they became one of the top 16 teams in Class AA. What lies behind the continuous strength of Maine South girls' athletics? Miss Pierce feels that the "finest people are working in this program." Specifically, Miss Pierce adds that the basketball team is "a group of people who really care about each other and that shows on the court." Senior Pam Juckett who plays both basketball and Softball agreed with Miss Pierce in attributing some of the success to the coaches. "Our coaches see more than just the player. They see the whole person, the grades, the family, and the athlete." Of course, glory of victory does not belong exculsively to the coaches. Sherri Herbert, a member of the soccer and basketball teams, feels "the good athletes in our school also consistantly contribute. We all know each other and work well together." Miss Pierce commented that the linkage between coach and athlete at Maine South has been very successful. And, with the girls basketball team in the super-sectionals, it would be hard to disagree.

Jr. leaders picked The girls' physical education department has recently announced the new junior leaders for the '86-'87 school year. The new leaders are Jennifer Alexovich, Cheryl Argast, Dawn Baudek, Jacki Brieske, Mary Buckley, Sandra Carlson, Evelyn Clark, Judy Connolly. Kathy Connolly, Maura Cunningham, Meghan Dolan. Michelle Donato, Gina Faso, Jennifer Fugiel, Tricia Gillick, Sheila Hermes, and Joanne Hwang. Also named were Noelle Jacoby, Margit Johanson. Amy Karabin. Tracy Minor, Jill Musso, Kelly O'Connor, Lisa Okerstrom, Kellie Peterson, Colette Pusczan, Carolyn Riedel, Sina Scerba, Amy Schaffert, Michelle Schneider, Maura Scott. Sandra Soedcr, Carolyn Sorquist, Amy Steele, and Leslie Tomko.

door season was 2-2. This year's record was disappointing considering that they had only meet last year by a matter of seconds and he is expected to make it this year. lost one dual meet in the past two years. Brad Carmody ran downstate in 1984 on the In the sprints, Maine South is led by seniors- two mile relay team. His experience will cerJim Rosenthal and Kevin Baden. Jim runs the 100 and 200 meters and expects to qualify for tainly benefit the team. In the pole vault senior Rich Palumbo the state meet in the 200 . Kevin Baden runs on vaulted 13 feet and now is only six inches away the 800 yard relay and long jumps. In the Prospect meet Kevin was within one quarter of from the state qualifying mark. In the discus senior Stan Holsen is expected and inch of the school's indoor record. Kevin to do very well this year. Last year, as a will most likely go downstate, he need 22 feet sophomore, he missed going downstate by one six inches. place in the sectional meet. The long distance runners are led by Pete Coach Jim Lonergan is very optimistic Delano in the mile, Eric Britcher and Brad about the upcoming outdoor season, "We're Carmody in the half-mile. developing team pride, and looking forward to Pete Delano missed qualifying for the state getting outside on our new track."

At the Winter Sports Assembly the athletic department and the coaches of the swimming, basketball, and wrestling teams announced the Most

Valuable Players. Pictured left to right are: Pete Delano, swimming; Mike Juneman, b a s k e t b a l l ; and Jim Jacobucci, wrestling.

Swimming team faces New Trier On Tues., March 25, the Maine South girls' track and field team will have a meet against Lake Park High School. The meet will take place here at Maine South and will start at 4:30 p.m. The girls' team has had, at print time, four meets, all at home. The team has won all of them. At the last home meet, a tough challenge against Prospect, the Hawks had some great performances. Amy Stenholt chalked up a win in the varsity 50-yard dash. Another good performance was turned in by Carolyn Krystal, a freshmen sprinter who

recently was moved up to the varsity team. Carolyn took second in the 50-yard dash. Christy Ward showed her strength in the hurdles by capturing first place for the Hawks. In the long distance races, the highlight of the meet came in the one-mile run. Laurie Anderson, a freshman, took first place in the mile run on the varsity level. Besides the running events, the Hawks also did very well in the field events. Pat Harris look second place on the varsity level with a personal best long jump. In the shot put Connie Brazile also achieved a new personal best.

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Sherri Herbert battles for a loose rebound in the New Trier game, which was played at Niles West High School.

In the sectional final against New Trier High School, senior Liz Ciprian shoots the ball for an easy basket.

Senior Sherri Herbert goes up for a fastbreak lay up while being covered by an opponent.

Girls' season ends in first sweet-sixteen berth ...continued from page I then came back two nights later to score 14 against New Trier, with Liz Ciprian adding 12. On the season, leading scorer Mary Carroll averaged 14 points per game, followed by Liz Ciprian with 12, and Lisa Hennesey, Pam Juckett, and Sherri Herbert all in the 6^8 point per game range. Pam Juckett was the leading rebounder with 138 rebounds, but all the other starters had more than 100 rebounds. Both Liz Ciprian and Mary Carroll broke the existing school record for assists, with Liz setting the new standard at 127. Liz also led the team with

129 steals.

Liz Ciprian to control the tempo of the game Above this, the bench has contributed great- with excellent ball-handling and play-making, ly, with the combined bench averaging 22 has created a great team which may not have points per game. Kerry Felser, Ann Walsh, even reached their potential yet. Tina Lazich, and Beth Carroll have conCoach Deines also commented on the fact tributed greatly coming off the bench. that interest in girls' basketball in Park Ridge A faa the Coach Deines is very proud of is has grown greatly, espescially in the last month that the Hawk defense has the lowest average and a half. The last several home games of jwints allowed per game, 35.5, in the averaged 800 fans per game and when they Chicago area. In fact, they lead all other teams played at New Trier the team broke an attenby at least four points. Their agressive defense dance record. Coach Deines also believes that causes teams to make mistakes. This, in com- this team is a rallying point for Maine South bination with the ability of Mary Carroll and and has caused a little more excitement,

Marlin to Synch or Swim tonight

The 1986 Marlin Swim Club

The Marlin Swim Club will present their annual show, this year entitled "Synch or Swim," this weekend. The Friday and Saturday night performances will be at 7:00 p.m. and the Sunday show will begin at 2.00 p.m. Tickets are available for three dollars from Marlin members or at the door. According to Miss Dawn Butler, the sponsor of Marlin, the lead parts are excellent and the show is coming along beautifully. The show contains a wide variety of acts that will appeal to an audience of all age groups. Performing solos this year will be Kathy Lake and Erin Cosper. Ducts will be performed by Amy DcGrazio and Jennifer Nickcle, Mary Ann

DuBrock an' Kristie Elmgren, and Kelly Connor and Kelly DeGrazio. The two trios are Carolyn Riedel, Chris Riedel, and Karen Van Spankeren, and Michelle Biedron, Gwynn Lockwood, and Katie O'Connor. As a special feature the show will also include a co-ed comedy routine by Amy DeGrazio, Jill Descher, Mike Fox, and Roger Smith. After the show members will continue practicing for the annual International Academy of Aquatic Art Festival. This competition, in which the Maine South club earned top honors last year, will be held in Indiana this May.

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