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1924 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL STATE CHAMPION BASKETBALL TEAM

  • FRONT ROW (left to right) – TED STERN, CLAYTON STONE, DOUG MILLS, HERB HILL, HAYWARD BIGGERS
    BACK ROW – MARK WILSON (Coach), ELMER JOHNSON, ANDREW SOLYOM, LOUIS “SOUP” SEMENY, HARRY LANGE, FRITZ LEHMAN, E. C. WAGONER

  • Led by Coach Mark Wilson, the 1924 Elgin High basketball team compiled a record of 25 wins and 3 losses.  The team held its opponents to single digits four times during the regular season while outscoring its opponents 882-447.  The team swept through the four regional games by 40 and 50 point margins.  It then won three games to capture the sectional title before defeating Canton 16 -14 and Athens 28 - 17 to win the state championship.  Next, the team competed in a national tournament in Chicago, winning three games and losing the final to Warrensburg (MO) 34 - 27.  Leading scorers for the team were Louis (Soup) Semeny and Herb Hill.

    1925 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL STATE CHAMPION BASKETBALL TEAM

  • The 1925 Elgin High basketball team had a record of 24 wins and 2 losses.  Coached by Cliff Adams, this team lost only to Freeport during the regular season.  It won four games to capture the regional at Elgin High in the third floor gym, defeating St. Charles 15 - 9 to advance to the regional championship versus McHenry, which Elgin won 50 - 14.  In the sectionals, Elgin beat Waukegan 16 - 14 in overtime, defeated Streator 23 - 20, then won the sectional championship 10 - 9 over Freeport.  At the state finals, Elgin defeated Canton before advancing to win the championship against Champaign 25 - 17.  In the national tournament, EHS beat Saranac Lake (NY), then lost to DuPont Manual 26 - 14.  Leading scorers for the team were Doug Mills and Chappie Wells.

    1955 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL STATE TOURNAMENT 2ND PLACE BASKETBALL TEAM

  • Led by Coach Bill Chesbrough, the 1955 Elgin High basketball team had a season record of 26 wins and 4 losses.  Going into regional play, the team had an 18 - 3 record.  They capped three convincing victories by defeating St. Edward 77 - 53 in the championship, before beating Arlington Heights and edging Evanston for the sectional title.  In state tournament action, EHS won three games including an overtime victory over Galesburg, before losing a controversial heartbreaker to Rockford West in the championship game 61 - 59.  Tom Aley and Gary "Whitey" Smith were the leading scorers for Elgin.

    1981 ST. EDWARD STATE CHAMPION GOLF TEAM

  • Coached by Jim Perkins, the golf team had a match record of 11 wins and 4 losses.  In tournament play, the team finished 1st in the E-Rab tournament, 1st in the District State Tournament, 2nd in the Sectional Tournament, and 1st in the State Final Tournament, becoming the first team in St. Edward High School history to win a state championship.  Members of the team were Sean O'Connor (captain), Rob Olson, Jay Huffer, Peter Collingbourne, John Haywood, and Chris Carlson.

    2010 WESTMINSTER BASEBALL TEAM

  • This team won 30 and lost 10 during the season.  It then proceeded to win the regional with victories over South Beloit and North Shore Country Day, won the sectional by beating Lanark and Lena, defeated Ottawa-Marquette in the supersectional, Lebanon in the semi-finals, and Goreville in the state championship game.

     

    1985 St EDWARD GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM

  • Front Row (left to right) -Maureen Mueller, Heidi Schmitt, Leslie Biggins, Jennifer Piazza
    Middle Row - Fred Smith (team manager) , Anne Rotundo, Kristine Sullivan, Amy Dayon, Jennifer Kuch, Jody Thompson (team manager)
    Back Row - Ken Mattini (Coach), Denise Ghidorzi, Julie Mousel, Beth Hasenmiller, Evette Robeson, Alice Garry, Tammy Engers

    1985 St. Edward Girls Class 1A State Champion Basketball Team Overall Record: 29 - 4; Conference Record 10 - 2 1st State Champion for Girls Team at St. Edward High School

     

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