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Family celebrates Ed Sprinkle

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Family celebrates Ed Sprinkle Bears’ HOF member lived in Palos Heights By Steve Metsch Seldom has a trip to Canton, Ohio, been greeted with the enthusiasm of, say, a vacation to Hawaii. But the induction of a former Chicago Bears star, the late Ed Sprinkle, to the Pro Football Hall of Fame has his family…

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Nazareth girls squander lead

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Nazareth girls squander lead Whitney Young rallies from 18-point deficit for win By Steve Metsch Whitney Young’s Olivia Vick may be a freshman, but she plays with the poise of a seasoned veteran. Consider Saturday afternoon when the 14-year-old’s precise shooting from beyond the arc proved fatal for Nazareth. Vick scored five three-pointers in the…

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44 years later

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44 years later Argo hockey team honored for 2nd place in ’76  By Steve Metsch Forty-four years after its run to glory, Argo Community High School’s hockey team has finally been honored. Some members of the team, as part of Argo’s centennial celebration Friday night, unveiled a banner honoring their 2nd place finish in the…

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Poise pays off

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Poise pays off Lyons boys rally at hostile Hinsdale Central  By Steve Metsch When playing in a hostile environment – with pre-game jeers by Hinsdale Central students that would make their grandmothers blush – it’s important for a team to prepare mentally. That’s why Lyons Township senior Grant Niego, who’s played there before, reminded his…

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Summit’s Katie 3rd in “Voice”

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Summit’s Katie 3rd in “Voice”
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Summit’s Katie 3rd in “Voice” Sad fans see a bright future for singer By Steve Metsch In one moment, pure elation morphed into utter despair at a watch party cheering Summit’s own Katie Kadan in the finals of “The Voice.” When host Carson Daly made the nation wait what seemed an eternity to find out…

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Nazareth girls tune up

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Nazareth girls tune up
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Nazareth girls tune up Edge De La Salle; Montini tourney next By Steve Metsch One play can mean so much in a basketball game. Such was the case in Friday night’s non-conference game for the Nazareth girls. In a tight contest with a scrappy De La Salle team, host Nazareth found itself clinging to a…

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