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Mokena Baseball/Softball steps up to help fellow league after theft

by Steve Millar, Sports Editor Sports, Youth

Mokena Baseball/Softball Association president Jason Zimmer feels youth sports organizations share a bond over a common goal of enriching children’s life through sports.

So, when Zimmer heard Belmont Little League in...

Photo: Mokena D159 Meteors rise as champs

by Submitted by Mokena School District 159 Sports, Youth

Mokena eighth-graders claim regional championship.

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...