Posts Tagged “athletes”

First-Place Wolves roll in San Antonio

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First-Place Wolves roll in San Antonio

First-Place Wolves roll in San Antonio Chicago Wolves goaltender Oscar Dansk earned his second shutout of the campaign on Saturday night in a 5-0 victory over the San Antonio Rampage at AT&T Center. Forwards Tye McGinn, Keegan Kolesar, Matthew Weis and Tomas Hyka and rookie defenseman Nic Hague all scored for Chicago (39-19-5-3) while Dansk…

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Wolves win eight straight at home

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Wolves win eight straight at home

Wolves win eight straight at home Forward Tye McGinn scored 1:43 into overtime to lift the Chicago Wolves over the Milwaukee Admirals 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at Allstate Arena. McGinn caught a pass in stride from forward Stefan Matteau, split a pair of Admirals and sent a backhand a shot over goaltender Tom McCollum’s blocker…

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Wolves Hockey: Lagace rejoins the Wolves team

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Wolves Hockey: Lagace rejoins the Wolves team

Wolves Hockey: Lagace rejoins the Wolves team The Chicago Wolves announced Friday that goaltender Max Lagace has been returned on loan by the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights. The 26-year-old Lagace spent most of the last month with Vegas and appeared in one game — rejecting 27 of 31 shots in a 5-2 loss on Feb….

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Wolves set Feb. 2 for Brandon Pirri Bobblehead Night

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Wolves set Feb. 2 for Brandon Pirri Bobblehead Night

Wolves set Feb. 2 for Brandon Pirri Bobblehead Night Though the real Brandon Pirri has found a home with the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights, there are 2,500 Brandon Pirri bobbleheads, courtesy of CW50, that will find homes with the first 2,500 fans to enter Allstate Arena for the Chicago Wolves game against the Manitoba Moose…

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Wolves claim first place showdown 

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Wolves claim first place showdown 

Wolves claim first place showdown  The Chicago Wolves took over first place in the Central Division on Wednesday night, topping the Grand Rapids Griffins 5-2 at Allstate Arena. Center Gage Quinney tallied two goals while forwards Daniel Carr and Tyler Wong and defenseman Dylan Coghlan also scored for Chicago (23-13-3-1). Netminder Oscar Dansk (14-6-2) made…

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Hurley Celebrates Special Olympics’ 50th Anniversary

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Hurley Celebrates Special Olympics’ 50th Anniversary

Hurley Celebrates Special Olympics’ 50th Anniversary With July marking the 50th anniversary of the creation of Special Olympics, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, a board member of Special Olympics Illinois, is highlighting the organization’s legacy and commitment to transforming the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. “Special Olympics brings athletes of all ages and abilities…

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Super Bowl rejects AMVETs Ad urging players to stand during anthem

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Super Bowl rejects AMVETs Ad urging players to stand during anthem

Super Bowl rejects AMVETs Ad urging players to stand during anthem AMVETS follows up rejected #PleaseStand ad with PSA the NFL doesn’t want you to see. AMVETS (American Veterans) is a non-partisan, volunteer-led organization formed by World War II veterans of the United States military. It advocates for its members as well as for causes…

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Colin Kaepernick and NFL disrespect America with protest

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Colin Kaepernick and NFL disrespect America with protest

Colin Kaepernick and NFL disrespect America with protest Colin Kaepernick and other mostly minority NFL and sports players have refused to stand in respect during the playing of the American National Anthem claiming they are protesting racism in America. But what they really are doing is nothing except promoting themselves in a selfish exploitation of…

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The disgraceful conduct of American athletes

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The disgraceful conduct of American athletes

The disgraceful conduct of American athletes I don’t believe athletes who refuse to stand during the National Anthem are refusing on moral grounds. They’re selfish, unpatriotic. #NFLSOB Everyone should stand during the Pledge of Allegiance and for the National Anthem. And if they want to protest, do it someplace else. But most American athletes are…

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Cicero dedicates soccer field in honor of local coach

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Cicero dedicates soccer field in honor of local coach

Cicero dedicates soccer field in honor of local coach The Town of Cicero was proud to commemorate a Heritage Sign to recognize the contributions of soccer coach Laureano Robles at 19th and Laramie at the Soccer Park. Robles spent more than 25 years training young people in soccer and sports. The dedication was held on…

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