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Athlete of the Month

Athlete of the Month: Madeline Pertle, Sandburg soccer

by Bill Jones, Editor Sports, High School, Athlete of the Month

Sandburg’s Madeline Pertle has been playing soccer since she was a toddler. And as a rising junior defender for the Eagles and a member of Chicago Inter, she hopes to continue making a big impact with two years left on her high school...

10 Questions with Gunner Hinger, Orland Park 10-year-old triathlete and swimmer

by Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, Youth, Athlete of the Month

Gunner Hinger is a 10-year-old fifth-grader-to-be at Meadow Ridge School who recently won his age group and finished first in his age group and 83rd overall in the Leon’s Triathlon in Hammond with a time of 2 hours and 38 minutes.

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Athlete of the Month, LWC baseball player Ryan Kraft

by Bill Jones, Editor Sports, High School, Athlete of the Month

Lincoln-Way Central’s Ryan Kraft has been playing baseball since he was 4 years old. And lately the sophomore pitcher/infielder for the Knights has been finding a lot of success at the plate.

On top of that, he already...