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Area players help fellow league after theft

April 16, 2019 by Steve Millar, Freelance Reporter Sports, Youth

Mokena Baseball/Softball Association president Jason Zimmer said youth sports organizations share a bond over a common goal of enriching children’s life through sports.

So, when Zimmer heard Belmont Little League in...

Lightning win AYO's first state title

by Staff Report Sports, Youth

The Orland Youth Association decided to send a girls basketball team to state competition for the first time and the sixth-grade Orland Lightning team responded by bringing home the organization’s first basketball state title by...

Thursday Morning Quarterback: A special needs diamond is still on the horizon in Orland Park

by Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Community, Sports, Youth, Opinion

On a foggy Saturday morning a few weeks ago, Orland Park Village Clerk John Mehalek woke up early and headed to Challengers Field in Tinley Park.

It was the first time he had been at the facility.


Two Orland Park players lead Fury to state title

by Staff Report Sports, Youth

Two Orland Park players helped the Chicago Fury won the Illinois State Hockey Championships in the Major Bantam Division in March.

John Small, who attends Marist High School, and Jackson Reda, who attends Orland Junior...