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Area Sports Roundup: Sandburg volleyball team entered postseason with 12 straight wins

by Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School, Youth

There was a time during Sandburg’s boys volleyball season when the team lost six out of nine matches, including getting swept in two games at home by Bolingbrook to open the Southwest Suburban Conference season.

But...

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.

Not...