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St. Laurence’s Kevin McCormick and his teammates picked up a top seed in a Class 3A baseball sectional. They finished second in the state in 2019. Photo by Jeff Vorva

Crowns are coming: Spring sport state finals to return in Illinois beginning June 10

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent Boys volleyball and boys and girls lacrosse teams across the state celebrated in mid-May when the IHSA opened up the postseason to those sports, including state…

Vanessa DiBernardo gets fired up during a home match against Gotham FC on May 22. She and her teammates were fired up four days later after beating KC on the road, 2-0. Photo by Jeff Vorva

Red Stars Report: Pugh shines as Stars get first win; Dames fumes at refs

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent The Chicago Red Stars will not be winless when they return to Bridgeview. The team pulled off its first victory of the NWSL season with a…

Sandburg’s 3200-meter relay team of, from left, Ava Giblin, Brielle Morris Katie Roche and Lily Molloy show their medals after winning the event at the SWSC Blue meet in Bolingbrook. Photo by Jeff Vorva.

High School Girls Track: Sandburg 3200 has steep climb for state

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent A trip to state would do a lot of good for Sandburg’s girls track 3200-meter relay team. Sectional competition opened this week, and Sandburg and Stagg…

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Football Class 7A State Championship: Caravan rolls past Roadrunners for 7A title

By Steve Metsch Mount Carmel head coach Jordan Lynch noted “defense wins championships” after the Caravan prevention corps shut down the high-powered Nazareth offense in the Class 7A state title…

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Prep Bowl: Vikings outlast Simeon for first Prep Bowl title in 41 years

By Jason Maholy St. Laurence head coach Adam Nissen’s No. 1 goal is a state championship. He and his Vikings will have to wait until next year to attempt to…

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Prep Football: Nazareth rolls to 5th straight victory

By Steve Millar For Nazareth, the entire 2018 season thus far has been the J.J. McCarthy show. The sophomore quarterback, already a prized Division I recruit, has dazzled week in…

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LTHS announces honor roll for second semester: Freshmen

Lyons Township High School announces its second semester Honor Roll for the 2017-2018 school year. The Semester Honor Roll is based on the entire semester work including final semester examinations.…

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LTHS announces honor roll for second semester: Juniors

Lyons Township High School announces its second semester Honor Roll for the 2017-2018 school year. The Semester Honor Roll is based on the entire semester work including final semester examinations.…

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LTHS announces honor roll for second semester: Seniors

Lyons Township High School announces its second semester Honor Roll for the 2017-2018 school year. The Semester Honor Roll is based on the entire semester work including final semester examinations.…

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LTHS announces honor roll for first semester

Lyons Township High School announces its first Semester Honor Roll for the 2016-2017 school year: FRESHMEN Margaret Abbs Thomas Abbs Joseph Abrahamson Natalie Adkins Isabelle Ahrens Elena Ainalakis Diego Alamo-Morales…

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Obituaries for Oct. 25

ABIGAIL BARRIENTOS    Abigail Barrientos (nee Rodarte), age 85, of Chicago’s  Brighton Park community, passed away October 17 at home. Beloved wife of Guadalupe Barrientos; devoted mother of  Maria (Raul)…

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Obituaries for May 9

NICK G. BACUROS Nick Bacuros, age 89, lifelong resident of Chicago’s Garfield Ridge community, passed away April 29. He was a Navy veteran. Throughout his life, Mr. Bacuros worked in…

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LTHS announces honor roll for first quarter

Lyons Township High School has announced its first quarter Advisory Honor Roll for the 2015-2016 school year. The Advisory Honor Roll is based on quarter work only, including mid-term examinations.…

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Community Calendar

AREA WIDE      ¥ Aging Care Connections’ 14th annual Sports Ball benefit gala will  be held Friday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m. at Pinstripes in Oak Brook. Comedian Pat …

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Comings & Goings: Indian Springs School District to demolish building

Big things are coming to Indian Springs School District 109. The school district is seeking bids to tear down a building the district acquired last year at 8000 S. Roberts…

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Illinois News

CAPITOL RECAP: No energy deal yet, but lawmakers say one could come 'this summer'

CAPITOL RECAP: No energy deal yet, but lawmakers say one could come ‘this summer’

By Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate adjourned Tuesday without calling a comprehensive energy regulatory reform package for a vote. After adjournment, Senate President Don Harmon, D-Oak Park,…

Two-day session ends with major legislation, but no energy bill

Two-day session ends with major legislation, but no energy bill

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers finished a two-day special session Thursday by passing some important legislation but without reaching agreement on the one issue…

Vaccinated Illinoisans automatically entered into $10 million lottery

Vaccinated Illinoisans automatically entered into $10 million lottery

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – Any vaccinated Illinoisan will be automatically entered into a lottery for $10 million in prizes without having to take any extra…

Six Flags agrees to $36 million settlement over alleged BIPA violations

Six Flags agrees to $36 million settlement over alleged BIPA violations

By SARAH MANSUR Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD — Six Flags Great America has agreed to a $36 million settlement to end a class-action lawsuit over the amusement park’s use…

Energy bill still not filed less than 24 hours before planned vote

Energy bill still not filed less than 24 hours before planned vote

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate is scheduled to return to the Capitol Tuesday to consider an energy regulatory overhaul bill that is years…

Pritzker issues amendatory veto on budget due to drafting errors, Senate accepts

Pritzker issues amendatory veto on budget due to drafting errors, Senate accepts

By SARAH MANSUR Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD — The state Senate on Tuesday approved a change to next year’s budget at the request of Gov. JB Pritzker to correct…

Senate adjourns with no energy deal, but Harmon ‘confident’ one is still near

Senate adjourns with no energy deal, but Harmon ‘confident’ one is still near

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate adjourned Tuesday without calling a comprehensive energy regulatory reform package for a vote. After adjournment, Senate President Don…