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Andrew Timmons ’25 walks across the field getting ready for the next Patriots drive after a first down. The Patriots offense was stellar all night, scoring five touchdowns en route to the 35-28 win.

“It Doesn’t Get Much Better Than That”

Justin Ferstein | October 23, 2023

The Patriots held on to win a close victory against the Libertyville Wildcats, gaining a home playoff game and finishing with a 7-2 record on the season. Thanks to the strong fourth quarter offense, the...

Thomas Simmons ’25 intercepts a pass from the Zion-Benton quarterback early in the game. The Patriots’ strong defense was featured throughout the game, as they racked up multiple sacks and critical tackles.

Patriots Continue Push into Playoffs

Justin Ferstein | October 16, 2023

The Stevenson Patriots football team continued their push to the playoffs with a powerful win against the Zion Benton ZeeBees on Senior Night. The Patriots pounced on the ZeeBee's, beating them 50 - 0...

Brandon Sorokin ’23 shares a moment with his mother after the game. Sorokin hit several big shots throughout the game to give Stevenson the momentum down the stretch.

“Patriots on Three, Family on Six.”

Peter Pynadath | March 26, 2023

If they win, they advance. If they lose, their season’s over. That pressure was placed on Stevenson as they found themselves down four points with 30 seconds left. The players on the court, the bench,...

Another Plaque for Stevenson Boys Basketball

Another Plaque for Stevenson Boys Basketball

Peter Pynadath | March 16, 2023

Overcoming a shooting slump in the first half, the Stevenson Boys Basketball team beat the Hersey Huskies 50-36 on Feb. 24 to win the regional finals and advance to sectionals. Stevenson started the...

Patriots Celebrate Senior Night with a Win

Patriots Celebrate Senior Night with a Win

Peter Pynadath | February 28, 2023

Mandy Meliker ’23, Letha Kothapali ’23, Kate Arne ’23 and Bri Welter ’23 stood center court beside their families to be honored for senior night before the game on Jan 23. Parents and students...

David Sulnius ’23 drives down the lane and scores a wide open layup. Sulnius was able to get the shots he wanted throughout the game, shooting an efficient 5-8 from the field.

Wildcats use all nine lives to hold off Patriots

Peter Pynadath | February 5, 2023

In a conference matchup on Jan. 14 against the Libertyville Wildcats (16-4), the Stevenson Patriots (15-4) lost 62-53 in a heartbreaking loss to their rivals in a packed gym. Despite strong performances...

David Sulnius ’23 makes the first shot of the night five seconds into the shot clock. Sulnius had an efficient night, shooting a bolstering hot 75 percent from three and 66 percent from the field.

Stevenson Shows No Mercy In the Fourth

Peter Pynadath | January 31, 2023

In a matchup against the Waukegan Bulldogs (8-9) on Jan. 10, the Stevenson Patriots (13-2) won 73-64 with standout performances from David Sulnius ’23 (15 points) and Jack Dabbs ’24 (16 points, 9 rebounds,...

Kendell Williams ’24 drives to the rim to force a defensive collapse. Stevenson did a great job of getting close to the rim, forcing defensive switches to leave someone wide open from three.

Patriots Paint a Victory against Hampshire

Peter Pynadath | January 12, 2023

On Jan. 5, the Stevenson girls basketball team (14-6) took down the Hampshire Whip-Purs (11-7), securing the win 53-42 in a non-conference game. To start the game, Emory Klatt ’24 turned the corner...

Emory Klatt ’24 makes a tough contested layup in the paint. Stevenson relied heavily on her and Kate Arne ’23 in the post throughout the game.

Patriots Take the Roar out of the Lions

Peter Pynadath | December 26, 2022

In a conference matchup at home on Dec. 21, the Stevenson girls basketball team (8-5) proved to be too much for St. Viator (4-8), with the Patriots securing a win 55-34. Stevenson started the game off...

Stevenson’s student section was packed out, celebrating Freshman Fan Appreciation Night. Shun Yamato ’23 was named face of the crowd.

Patriots Scout a Win against Lake Forest

Peter Pynadath | December 21, 2022

On Dec. 15 the Stevenson boys basketball team (7-1) took down the Lake Forest Scouts (3-4), winning 48-33 in a game at home. Lake Forest started out strong, with Asa Thomas getting separation with...

A made Nisha Musunuri 25 three keeps Stevenson in the game late in the third. Stevenson shot well from three, something they look to incorporate in their offense in future games.

Stevenson Falls Short in the Fourth

Peter Pynadath | December 14, 2022

Stevenson found themselves down big early in the game, but a strong defensive showing in the third quarter, followed by a huge run to start the fourth, put them within reach of eliminating Lake Zurich’s...

Libertyvilles Emily Fisher ’23 plays good transition defense against Emory Klatt ’24. Libertyville played exceptional defense and stopped Stevenson from getting easy layups in transition.

Wildcats give Stevenson a “claw”-ful

Peter Pynadath | December 6, 2022

Stevenson fell short in a home game on Dec. 2, losing 50-30 against Libertyville. Stevenson was unprepared for Libertyville’s offense and could not stop a barrage of threes from the Wildcats. Libertyville...

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