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Mokena’s Tagli to be remembered with scholarships in his honor

by Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School, Alumni-College

A tragic accident last fall claimed the life of Mokena native and Lincoln-Way East alum Andrew Tagli, a member of the Griffins’ 2005 state championship-winning football team.

But after the recent efforts of his mother...

One LW grad is good, two is better for UIC baseball

by Steve Millar, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

Ryan O’Reilly persevered through the setbacks and kept working hard to make his baseball dreams come true.

The Mokena native and Lincoln-Way East graduate met one of his ultimate goals this spring: pitching, and having...

LW Central grad soaks up Team USA hockey experience

by Steve Millar, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

Lincoln-Way Central graduate and New Lenox native Jazmin Malinowski has played hockey nearly her entire life, and she grew up imagining herself one day playing for Team USA.

“I used to always dream about playing for an...