• Ozzie Guillen, shown basking in the glory during the World Series parade in 2005, will be a special guest at a charity golf event Wednesday, June 27, at Silver Lake Country Club. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX

    Guillen is unfiltered about respect for veterans

    June 22, 2018 By Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor News, Community
    Some people think Ozzie Guillen is funny and entertaining. Some think he is unfiltered, profane, speaks his mind a little too much and has a big mouth.
  • Team 22: Boys Volleyball 2018

    June 21, 2018 By Staff Report Sports, High School
    22nd Century Media chose the best boys volleyball student-athletes based on coach and writer recommendations, as well as player statistics, in its seven-town southwest suburban coverage area to place them on one super team: Team 22.
  • Sandburg’s baseball team celebrated early and often in a 28-8 season that included a fourth-place finish in the state. PHOTOS BY JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Season wrap-up: After rough start, Eagles make history

    June 20, 2018 By Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    Sandburg’s baseball team came into the 2018 season with plenty of big expectations and was immediately beaten soundly, 9-1, by Brother Rice in Chicago. No one was expecting the Eagles to have a perfect season, but that loss on March 22 stung.
  • Friends who gather each year at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet pose with the banner and T-shirts they wear to show support for and honor Pfc. Aaron Toppen, who was killed while serving in Afghanistan. Photo submitted

    Paddock: Honoring Toppen at track is ‘poetic’

    June 20, 2018 By T.J. Kremer III, Contributing Editor Life & Arts
    Thursday, June 28, will mark the beginning of a special weekend at Joliet’s Chicagoland Motor Speedway. It’ll be Stars and Stripes weekend, where NASCAR and the speedway will team up to highlight our nation’s military members, past, present and future.
  • Benjamin Lowder, whose work is on display at the Orland Park Public Library, shares insight into his creative process. LAURIE FANELLI/22ND CENTURY MEDIA

    Lumber + signs + geometry = captivating art

    June 19, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts
    Mixed media, mathematics and a little bit of magic combine to create the engaging mosaic-esque artwork on display this June at the Orland Park Public Library. On June 8, library patrons had the opportunity to meet Benjamin Lowder ...