Lincoln-Way East is looking to defend its Class 3A Girls State Track team title and looks to have the pieces in place to possibly do so in what should be a fiercely competitive battle for hardware at this weekend's IHSA State Track Meet in Charleston.
Rylan Bannon, a 2014 Joliet Catholic graduate, was called up to the major leagues by the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.
Lincoln-Way West baseball coach Jake Zajc knew better than to relax against rival Lincoln-Way Central after his team staked itself to an 11-0 lead Tuesday. The fact that they had to hang on for a 12-8 win might prove more valuable than a runaway win.
Bolingbrook volleyball coach Molly DeSerf finds as many ways as possible to foster positivity, even taking on another role in an entirely different endeavor in order to do so.
Plainfield East's Christian Mitchelle strikes out 11 in complete-game domination of Joliet West.
It had been quite awhile since the Lincoln-Way West baseball team had bested Lincoln-Way East. And early on it looked like that length of time was going to be extended even longer. But a seven-run fourth inning propelled the Warriors to an 11-7 win.
Plainfield East's Christian Mitchelle entered Monday's matchup against Plainfield Central in a pretty good groove, but after the first two batters, Mitchelle was forced to restore his focus. Once he did, his electric stuff did the rest as the Bengals collected a 6-1 victory.
The Joliet West football program didn't have to cast a wide net to find someone who relished the opportunity to run its program. Dan Tito, the school's defensive coordinator last season, was approved as the next head coach of the Tigers on Tuesday.
The Lincoln-Way East baseball team brought a different tenor to the field on Thursday night. It carried over into its play as it captured a 7-2 win over Lockport, a squad that bested them two days prior.
Lockport's defense made what appeared to be a costly late defensive miscue in Tuesday's matchup with Lincoln-Way East, but instead of dwelling on it the Porters found a way to get past and grind out a narrow 5-4 win.
After announcing all eight classes would move to a 1-to-32 seeding process, the IHSA walked that back a bit in its April board meeting notes, also revealing that the process won't begin until 2023, not 2022 as most had assumed.
The Lincoln-Way West baseball team has had its fair share of rollercoaster rides thus far this season and experience with those may have come in handy in the Warriors 12-10 victory over Minooka on Friday.
Joliet West girls basketball standout Lisa Thompson has been selected to try out for the United States Junior National Team.
Lincoln-Way Central has lost a number of key players to injuries this season, but to this point, the Griffins really hadn't got a lot from players with expanded playing opportunities. That changed on Tuesday night in Lincoln-Way East's 11-7 win over Lincoln-Way Central.
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