• Lincoln-Way Central grad Marina Esparza will continue her softball career next year at Lindenwood University in Missouri. 22nd Century Media File Photos

    Softball star at both LWE, LWC earns scholarship at Lindenwood

    June 27, 2017 By Kyle LaHucik, Editorial Intern Sports
    Adapting to change has been a common thread in Marina Esparza’s life, which is no surprise since she considers her best pitch to be a changeup.
  • Lincoln-Way Central alumnus Brad Bass was selected in the seventh round by the Detroit Tigers in the 2017 MLB Draft earlier this month. Fighting Irish Media

    Winding up for a pro career: Former Knight starts pro career in Tigers system

    June 26, 2017 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter Sports
    From New Lenox to South Bend, the Cape Cod League to affiliated ball, Brad Bass’ young career has spanned many destinations.
  • Team 22: Softball

    June 22, 2017 Sports, High School
    Publisher 22nd Century Media chose the best softball student-athletes in its seven-town southwest suburban coverage area — based on coach recommendations and player statistics — to place on one super team.
  • Mr. Bodley, played by Mokena resident Adam Griffiths (left), scoffs at his business partner’s prudishness while embracing his mistress, Janie McMichael, played by Grace O’Neill, during a June 13 rehearsal for “Not Now, Darling” at Mokena’s Curtain Call Theatre. Photos by Tim Carroll/22nd Century Media

    Curtain Call Theatre concludes season with comedy

    June 21, 2017 By Tim Carroll, Editor Life & Arts
    They say comedy is tragedy plus time. In the case of the play “Not Now, Darling,” the comedy is more tragedy plus timing.
  • Andy (left) and Madeline Loranger ride horses together Saturday, June 17, during Nova Quarter Horses’ Daddy & Me Ride, which brings fathers and children together for Father’s Day. Photos by Mark Korosa/22nd Century Media

    Horses help bring dads, children together for Father's Day

    June 21, 2017 By Amanda Del Buono, Freelance Reporter News
    For the past 15 years, Lorri Ebeling, owner of Nova Quarter Horses, Inc., has been bringing families together for Father’s Day, and this year was no different.

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