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Roundup: Mokena native Taylor named National Player of the Week, and more

by Steve Millar, Sports Editor Sports, High School, Alumni-College

Mokena native and Providence graduate Adam Taylor, a freshman guard at Joliet Junior College, was named the National Junior College Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Division III Player of the Week on Jan. 8.

In wins the prior...

Mokena’s Kozak, fellow East grad Skoda enjoy Final Four run at Carthage

by Steve Millar, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

Andrea Kozak thought she was done with volleyball.

Kozak, a Mokena native, played for three years at Lincoln-Way North. But when she moved over to Lincoln-Way East for her senior year following the closure of North, she decided to put her...

Alumni Spotlight: Mokena’s Cassara living out dreams as Purdue cheerleader

by Steve Millar, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

Christina Cassara said it has been a longtime dream of hers to cheer at Purdue, but the Mokena native and 2019 Lincoln-Way Central graduate thought it would stay a dream.

“I never thought I would make it,” Cassara said...