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

By Jason Maholy / August 29, 2021 / Comments Off on 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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Quick turnaround on tap for football

By Jeff Vorva / July 11, 2021 / Comments Off on Quick turnaround on tap for football

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent The high school football season is off to a goofy start and the first kickoff is two months away. This is about the time of year…

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High School Boys Volleyball: Brother Rice and St. Rita reach Sweet 16

By News Desk / June 14, 2021 / Comments Off on High School Boys Volleyball: Brother Rice and St. Rita reach Sweet 16

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent The four boys volleyball teams that battled it out on Saturday in the St. Rita Sectional all had major triumphs two days prior. All four Southwest…

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High School Boys Volleyball: Brother Rice and St. Rita reach Sweet 16

By Jeff Vorva / June 13, 2021 / Comments Off on High School Boys Volleyball: Brother Rice and St. Rita reach Sweet 16

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent The four boys volleyball teams that battled it out on Saturday in the St. Rita Sectional all had major triumphs two days prior. All four Southwest…

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High School Track: Lyons’ Dickman medals at state; Marist boys enjoy big week

By Jeff Vorva / June 13, 2021 / Comments Off on High School Track: Lyons’ Dickman medals at state; Marist boys enjoy big week

By Jeff Vorva Correspondent Postseason track was hot and heavy in the Southwest Regional News area as girls completed the state competition and the boys were battling it out at…

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

By Jason Maholy / June 2, 2021 / Comments Off on 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…

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High School Baseball: Al Holguin’s walk-off blast lifts St. Rita over Mount Carmel

By Jason Maholy / May 14, 2021 / Comments Off on High School Baseball: Al Holguin’s walk-off blast lifts St. Rita over Mount Carmel

By Jeff Vorva, Correspondent Anyone who witnessed St. Rita’s wild 8-6 victory over Mount Carmel on May 6 will remember that Al Holguin’s seventh-inning home run touched off a wild…

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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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Pappas: tax sale coming up

Urges property owners to check status online From staff reports Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas will conduct the first sale in more than two years of delinquent Cook County property…

Pooches, cats and other critters, as seen here in June 2019, will return to the streets of La Grange on Saturday for the 75th Pet Parade. (File photo)

Pet Parade returns to La Grange for 75th year

By Steve Metsch After a year of not seeing folks march with their dogs, cats and other creatures down the streets, anticipation is high for this year’s La Grange Pet…

Lyons Township Democratic Committeeman Steve Landek greets Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle at Fall Fest. (Photos by Steve Metsch)

Lyons Township Democrats rally at Fall Fest’s return

By Steve Metsch The Democratic Party of Lyons Township Fall Fest reflects what the organization is all about, one official said. Brian Bernardoni, president of the Roberts Park Fire Protection…

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Clear-Ridge Reporter and NewsHound PDF September 15, 2021

American Quality Schools Corporation founder, President and CEO Michael J. Bakalis briefly outlines Harbridge College Prep plans to members of the Garfield Ridge Chamber of Commerce. --Photo by Tim Hadac

Another new high school in Clearing?

Private school planned for old St. Rene bldg. By Tim Hadac The Clearing neighborhood has not been home to a high school in the last 100 years; but within the…

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Bartlett Gatepost goes red, white and blue

By Joan Hadac Your correspondent in Clearing and Garfield Ridge (708) 496-0265 • [email protected] I have been driving by the triangle at 55th, Archer and Narragansett since I’ve lived in Garfield…

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Boy Scout seeks vols to help clean trails

Working to earn the Eagle Scout rank By Tim Hadac A Garfield Ridge Boy Scout is looking for help with his Eagle Scout project. Matthew Salinas, 15, is looking for…

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Garfield Ridge Civic to hear about home equity

From staff reports The Garfield Ridge Civic League is inviting all to their next meeting, set for 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15 at CrossRoads Community Church, 5433 S. Austin. Scheduled…

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City giving cash to needy CPS students

From staff reports The creation of the Chicago Families Forward Fund was announced last week by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Interim Chicago Public Schools CEO Dr. José M. Torres. Driven…

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Clear-Ridge Reporter and NewsHound PDF September 8, 2021

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