Indiana gets Grayslake North's Titus Booker

Posted onJuly 3, 2014 - 15:14:25

Grayslake North speedster Titus Booker committed to play football at Indiana University on Thursday.

Booker, also a track star, plays both cornerback and running back for Grayslake North.

The 6-foot, 175-pounder has one more year of high school.

Crystal Lake's Tory Dello makes U.S. team

Posted onJuly 2, 2014 - 14:48:12

For the second year in a row, Crystal Lake's Tory Dello will be on Team USA. This time, he has been selected for the U-18 team for the Ivan Hlinka U-18 tournament from Aug. 11-16in Breclav, Czech Republic and Piestany, Slovakia.

Dello competed in last year's Five Nations Tournament in Slovakia as part of the U-17 team.

Dello, a defenseman, formerly attended Crystal Lake Central before he signed with the United States Hockey League's Tri-City Storm in January 2013.

Former C-G standout Lamberti named to U.S. Collegiate team

Former Cary-Grove volleyball standout Kelly Lamberti is one of 12 players that were selected to be part of a U.S. National Collegiate team that will tour Europe this summer.

Lamberti is an outside hitter who now plays at Ohio University. Lamberti was named to the program, which is considered a second tryout for the U.S. women’s national team. The team will be coached by UCLA’s Mike Sealy.

The players will depart on July 8 and will travel to Venice, Italy, followed by a four-day training camp is Maribor, Slovenia. The squad will train and have friendly scrimmages with Slovenia’s national team and Under-20 national team, along with other countries’ Under-20 national teams. The U.S. team will travel to Pula, Croatia to compete in the Global Challenge July 13-18.

Lamberti was named the 2010 Gatorade Illinois Player of the Year after finishing her senior season with 320 kills, 210 digs and 44 blocks while leading the Trojans to a 41-1 record and a berth in the Class 4 state final. Blogs