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Triumph over adversity, bright futures dominate sports stories

by TJ Kremer III, Editor Sports, High School, Youth, Alumni-College

What a year in sports.

Over the last 12 months, The Messenger has shared not only the statistics and box scores from our local high school teams, but we’ve gone deeper to bring readers the stories behind the linescores...

Going Places: Trio of LW volleyball players unite at Wesleyan

by Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College

Anyone from the Lincoln-Way area who ventured 100 miles or so to see an Illinois Wesleyan womens volleyball match this fall saw some familiar faces.

That’s because the Titans not only had a trio of players from...

Brothers, former LW football players set for battle on gridiron

by Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College

It’s brother against brother.

No, it’s not at the level of the Civil War, but for Ryan and Jake Arthur — as it was for the Harbaugh brothers or the Manning brothers before them — it will at least be for bragging rights...