• Members of the Lincoln-Way Marching Band play Sept. 10 during the band’s first Community Night at Lincoln-Way Central’s football field. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    More than 300 members of the LW Marching Band play at Community Night

    September 20, 2016 By Lee Edwards, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    A crowd of students, parents, teachers and well-wishers filled the bleachers at the Lincoln-Way Central football field on Sept. 10 to see the Lincoln-Way Marching Band perform at its inaugural Community Night.
  • Jacob Culver, of Mokena, prepares to throw a disc at Hole 4 Sept. 11 during the Mokena Community Park District’s annual Ace Race held at The Oaks Disc Golf Course. Jon DePaolis/22nd Century Media

    Disc golf tournament brings area athletes to The Oaks

    September 19, 2016 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter News

    Everything came up aces for the Mokena Community Park District’s annual Ace Race event Sept. 11.

  • Lincoln-Way Central's Matt Pollack runs in open field Friday, Sept. 16, during a home matchup against Thornwood. Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media

    Ground attack leads LWC to 44-19 win over Thornwood

    September 17, 2016 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Lincoln-Way Central employed a relentless running attack and was solid in all three phases of the game, which led to a 44-19 thrashing of Thornwood Friday, Sept. 16 in New Lenox.

  • The Power Sweeping Pulled Pork Sandwich ($7.25), which is smoked for 13 hours, is one of Riggins’ favorites on the menu and can be topped with his homemade cole slaw for a $1 upcharge. James Sanchez/22nd Century Media

    Bear Down Barbecue brings smoked meat, labor of love to Frankfort

    September 12, 2016 By James Sanchez, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    Rashid Riggins got started in the food industry by parking his trailer smoker at carnivals all throughout Will, DuPage, Kane and Cook counties for three years before he and his fiancé, M

  • Natalie Spudic, a member of Lincoln-Way Central’s top doubles tennis pairing, gets her racquet in a position to connect with her serve in a match at Andrew High School Sept. 13. Photos by Tim Carroll/22nd Century Media

    Living the singles life: LW Central girls tennis downed despite strong singles matches

    September 14, 2016 By Tim Carroll, Assistant Editor Sports, High School

    The Andrew High School girls tennis team is on a tear, beginning the 2016 season 7-1.