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Thunder baseball gives opportunity to Mokena, south suburban families

July 28, 2015 by Danny Ciamprone, Editor Sports, Youth

On the top shelf of Charles Strock’s office stands an array of memorabilia and photos capturing priceless moments over the years, but of all the sentiments he chooses to showcase directly, it is the one that says more about WDS Thunder...

Lincoln-Way Xplosion sees array of talent, success over the years

by Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, Youth

There has been an “Xplosion” of talent in the Lincoln-Way area when it comes to youth talent on the court.

The Xplosion, a nonprofit youth basketball organization, is now entering its 10th winter season with both boys...

Mokena residents help Cobras take championship in Omaha

by Staff Report Sports, Youth

The Lockport Cobras, with the help of two Mokena residents, Nick Husted and Patrick Cosgrove, continued their winning ways June 15-17 as they were crowned the 2015 Omaha Slumpbuster Division 1 champions.

The...

Lincoln-Way youth team takes championship, grows in popularity

by Danny Ciamprone, Editor Sports, Youth

Five years ago, Chris Pignotti’s son wanted to get involved with lacrosse, specifically, the Lincoln-Way Lacrosse Club youth team.

Wanting to help out, Pignotti started coaching in a league that at the time did not...