May 26, 2017By Brittany Kapa, Assistant EditorNews
In 1917, Conrad Utecht began selling clock repair-services in Chicago by walking door to door.
Cameraman Jeff Wierus (middle) from Fox 32 shows his camera to Francis Juliano, (left) and Sean Garozzo after speaking May 12 to the Sandburg High School Broadcasting Club. Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media
Sandburg junior Dylan Jacobs kept losing ground. He fell back and the fell back even more in the 1,600-meter run each time he finished a lap.
Sandburg’s Chibueze Obia competes Friday, May 19, in the Class 3A 800-meter relay during preliminary competition in the Illinois High School Association State Finals at Eastern Illinois University’s O’Brien Field in Charleston. Douglas Cottle/PhotoNews
High school is a time for learning new skills, increasing knowledge of core subjects, exploring new interests and, for many, preparing for college.
But the 275 graduating seniors at Providence Catholic High School gained another foundational skill that is possibly even more important than the others — character.
A Richards softball squad that hovered around .500 all season is peaking at the most opportune time, to the detriment of a Sandburg team that had hoped to make a deep postseason run.
The Bulldogs pounded out 12 hits, including two home runs, and starting pitcher Katelyn Flahive went the distance, as Richards topped the Eagles 6-3 Saturday, May 27, in the championship game of the Class 4A Hinsdale Central Regional.
I don’t generally like country music.
I should be more specific. I don’t generally like what my grandparents affectionately referred to as “country-western” when we used to go on road trips, and they’d inevitably stack the car’s playlist with the likes of Brooks & Dunn, Garth Brooks and Billy Ray Cyrus ...