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Richards senior running back Jadon Wilson — seen here in Week 3 against Argo, a game in which he ran for three touchdowns — ran for 116 yards and four scores in the Bulldogs' 42-21 win over Shepard on Sept. 17. Photo by Jason Maholy

Southwest Football Roundup: Richards rolls, EP’s shutout streak ends, Chi. Christian forfeits

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent When Shepard beat Richards 42-8 in the spring season, it was the first time the Astros had beaten the Bulldogs since 1993. “That left a bad…

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Boys Soccer: Argo’s Ahmed scores twice against Richards

By Steve Millar Correspondent Argo’s offense has found some new firepower with a key addition. Its defense has continued to thrive despite a crucial, but temporary, loss. The situation has…

Marist quarterback Dontrell Jackson, Jr., chased by Mount Carmel’s Charlie Fordon, had some big runs in the first half of a . Photo by Steve Metsch

High School Football: Big third quarter lifts Mount Carmel over Marist

By Steve Metsch Correspondent After waiting through a 90-minute lightning delay for the second half to begin, Mount Carmel wasted no time getting back to full speed. The Caravan scored…

LAUSCH – Brother Rice quarterback Jack Lausch scores the second of his six touchdowns in a 49-46 loss to Loyola in a battle of Class 7A powers Friday night. Photo by Jeff Vorva

High School Football: Loyola tops Rice in Blue shootout

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent What happens when you put four monster football programs in one conference? Monster matchups. Monster games. And monster seasons. The third season of the Chicago Catholic…

SeatGeek Stadium’s field went through an unexpected resodding project, forcing the Chicago House to play two games in California in a seven-day span. Photo by Jeff Vorva

Pro Soccer Report: Red Stars have Thorn-y opponents

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent The Chicago Red Stars would like to wipe away the memories of a season-opening drubbing at the hands of Portland, and a great way to do…

Riverside-Brookfield sophomore quarterback Diego Gutierrez is chased by Chicago Christian freshman linebacker Brock Sperling. Photo by Steve Metsch

High School Football: Riverside-Brookfield puts bite on Chicago Christian

By Steve Metsch Correspondent A lethal combination of mistakes and a quality opponent resulted in a loss for Chicago Christian. The host Knights fell 42-6 to Riverside-Brookfield in Metro Suburban…

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High School Football: Shepard still winless after loss to Lemont; battle with Richards awaits

By Steve Millar Correspondent Shepard coach John Rone believes he has seen steady improvement from his team each week. But at 0-3 with a game against Richards looming in…

Stagg’s boys cross country team did a ton of offseason work to help open the season with two meet victories. Photo by Jeff Vorva

High School Cross Country: Stagg boys’ hard offseason work contributing to big results

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent Stagg won the boys preseason SouthWest Suburban Red cross country race on Aug. 30. But some people think it was won long before that date. The…

Sanad Alshubbak reacts after drilling a 40-yard field goal against Andrew. Photo by Jeff Vorva

No chance of rain: Sandburg shuts out T-Bolts as McAllister gets first win as an Eagle

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent Before every game, football defenses usually make it a goal to post a shutout. Sandburg has been doing that for years. Friday night, it actually happened…

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Football Forecast: Week 3

Millar had a great week going 10-2, two games better than anyone else, and correctly picking Marist to beat Richards in the Game of the Week to jump into the…

Oak Lawn running back Nicco Reyes runs for a chunk of his 93 yards during the Spartans’ 40-21 win over Stagg on Sept. 3. Oak Lawn ran for 395 yards and piled up 508 overall. Photo by Jason Maholy

High School Football: Oak Lawn’s McGlynn, Duer star on offense and ‘D’ in win over Stagg

By Jason Maholy Sports Editor Oak Lawn defensive end Jack McGlynn had never played offense in a game prior to the Spartans’ Week 2 matchup with Stagg. After his performance…

Junior Zion Nix proved hard to tackle. He ran nine times for 77 yards and one touchdown. Photo by Steve Metsch

High School Football: Lions feast against Addison Trail

By Steve Metsch Correspondent Heading into Week 2, Lyons coach Jon Beutjer wanted his team to bounce back from an opening-week loss and tune up for a Week 3 showdown…

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High School Football: Marist ‘D’ shines in win over Richards

By Steve Millar Correspondent Twenty-three seconds into Friday night’s game, Marist and Richards had both scored touchdowns and it looked like a shootout was in store. That would not have…

Quarterback Blainey Dowling led his team to a 42-0 victory over Phillips Friday night. Photo by Jeff Vorva

High School Football: Dowling helps Mount Carmel whip Phillips

  By Jeff Vorva Correspondent If the last name of Mount Carmel quarterback Blainey Dowling sounds familiar, it’s because the Caravan’s Stadium is named Barda-Dowling Stadium. The “Dowling” part of…

Former Red Stars assistant coach Scott Parkinson (left) is now the head coach at Gotham. Photo by the Chicago Red Stars

Pro Soccer Report: Red Stars, Gotham draw for second time in three matches

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent It was quite an eight-day stretch for Scott Parkinson. On Aug. 29, he was an assistant coach for the Chicago Red Stars as they beat Kansas…

SXU receiver Justin Pringle is brought down by Indianapolis defender Larry Burks as Pringle scores a touchdown Saturday. Photo by Jeff Vorva

College Football: Big second half lifts Indy over Saint Xavier

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent University of Indianapolis football players came to Saint Xavier with heavy hearts. The Greyhounds suffered an emotional setback in when former teammate Koebe Clopton was shot…

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Football Forecast: Week 2

Greetings, football fans. What a Week 1 it was, both on the field for our area teams and here for our silly little prognosticating competition. On the field, Richards showed…

Brother Rice senior running back Tommy Bennett finds a hole in the Hillcrest defense during the Crusaders' 42-6 win on Aug. 27. Photo by Jason Maholy

High School Football: Lausch totals 5 TDs in first half as Brother Rice thumps Hillcrest

By Jason Maholy Sports Editor As far as season-openers go, it couldn’t have gone much better for Brother Rice. The Crusaders scored two touchdowns in the first four minutes and…

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High School Football Wrap: Chicago Christian rolls behind two Lukes

By Jason Maholy Sports Editor Chicago Christian picked up where they left off in the spring — scoring points, playing tough defense and winning, opening the season with a 50-8…

Casey Krueger was back at SeatGeek Stadium on Saturday after helping the United States win a bronze medal in the Olympics. Photo by Jeff Vorva

Pro Soccer Report: Two Olympians back for Red Stars in win over KC

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent The Olympians are back. Well, at least two of them. After weeks without Julie Ertz, Alyssa Naeher, Casey Krueger and Tierna Davidson, who were participating for…

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High School Football: Blocked kick, scoop-and-score lift Caravan

By Steve Millar Correspondent J.T. Harris knew he had just made a huge play for Mount Carmel in the final minute of Friday night’s season-opener against St. Rita. The…

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High School Football: Punt return lifts Richards over Nazareth in opener

Garmon scores on 84-yarder in fourth quarter; Donnie Burton adds 2 TDs By Steve Metsch Correspondent Even after the hundreds of football games he’s coached, Tim Racki dreads the first…

Reavis freshman Krystian Paluch (left) and Marist’s Dom Lepore jostle for position Saturday Marist’s 3-1 quarterfinal victory in the Windy City Classic. Photo by Jeff Vorva

Boys Soccer: Marist and Shepard boot way into Windy City Ram semifinals

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent Bryson Roberts is back on the pitch and better than ever. The Marist junior forward, who skipped his sophomore season to focus on club soccer, has…

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High School Football Preview: Maturation of Marist ‘D’ will be key to another postseason run

REDHAWKS AT A GLANCE CONFERENCE: Chicago Catholic League/East Suburban Catholic Blue HEAD COACH: Ron Dawczak 2019 RECORD: 8-5 2021 SPRING RECORD: 4-2 2021 FALL OUTLOOK: With quarterback Dontrell Jackson Jr.…

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High School Football Preview: Brother Rice has the goods to send Badke out on top

CRUSADERS AT A GLANCE CONFERENCE: Chicago Catholic League/East Suburban Catholic Blue HEAD COACH: Brian Badke 2019 RECORD: 8-5 2021 SPRING RECORD: 4-2 2021 FALL OUTLOOK: As if the Crusaders didn’t…

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Blue Mass on Saturday at St. Francis of Assissi

Many police officers, firefighters, emergency services personnel and their families are expected to attend a Blue Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, hosted by St. Francis of Assisi Parish…

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Anti-maskers protest on Harlem Avenue

A crowd estimated by police at between 50 and 75 people gathered near 103rd Street and Harlem Avenue in Bridgeview Friday afternoon to wave signs protesting Governor JB Pritzker’s mask…

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MWRD worker killed at Melvina Ditch worksite

By Bob Bong A worker for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District was struck and killed this morning by an excavator driven by another worker at the Melvina Ditch restoration project…

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St. Richard welcomes Catholic Schools chief

Students at St. Richard School in Archer Heights last week welcomed Greg Richmond, newly appointed superintendent of Archdiocesan schools. St. Richard is one of eight schools in the Archdiocese offering…

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City lists ‘scofflaw’ buildings

Eleven SW Side properties among 99 listed By Tim Hadac Eleven Southwest Side buildings are among nearly 100 buildings identified by the Lightfoot Administration as “scofflaw” properties. The Building Code…

Orland Park resident Maryann Mallen passes out literature to Village of Orland Park Trustee Cynthia Nelson Katsenes at Tuesday night’s meeting. (Photo by Jeff Vorva)

Mask mandate again a hot topic at Orland Park meeting

By Jeff Vorva This just might be the first time in the history of Orland Park Village Board meetings that the “Beverly Hills Cop” quote, “Don’t fall for the banana…

A raft of ducks enjoy the Lake Katherine stream between storms on Tuesday. The city of Palos Heights is seeking to lease Lake Katherine for 50 more years. (Photo by Jeff Vorva)

Palos Heights mulls 50-year lease for Lake Katherine

By Jeff Vorva The City of Palos Heights is looking to lease Lake Katherine for another 50 years. The popular park was a topic of conversation at Tuesday night’s City…

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Neighbors blast ‘secretive’ MDW update

Few knew of ‘public’ webinar By Tim Hadac It was a public meeting of importance to hundreds of homeowners (if not more) in the neighborhoods around Midway International Airport. But…

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May we never forget this day of sadness

By Joan Hadac Your correspondent in Clearing and Garfield Ridge (708) 496-0265 • [email protected] This Saturday is a day to bow our heads in sadness and remembrance. Even though the events…

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Memorial to the fallen

At the triangle at 55th, Archer and Narragansett, the Garfield Ridge Chamber of Commerce recently placed placards honoring the sacrifice of 13 members of the U.S. military (11 Marines, one Navy…

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‘The green will be seen’

Garfield Ridge Chamber hosting ‘Halfway to St. Pat’s’ Parade By Tim Hadac It’s not unusual for participants in St. Patrick’s Day parades in Chicago to have much of their green…

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