Local Sports

Whether it is high school sports, stories of the Chicago Force, the Womens Flat Track Roller Derby or North Park University teams. Whether it is the park district league or your bowling league, we’ll cover it here.

LANE

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September 16, 2011

CURIE BEATS LANE IN SECTION OPENER By John Montgomery Not even an injury to Curie quarterback Maurice Fleming could slow down the Condors(3-1, 1-0) as they started defense of their Public League championship. Kevonta Mc Intyre took over for Fleming and in his second start had a super performance in the section opener against...
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The Thrills, Chills & Spills of Rodeo

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September 13, 2011
The Thrills, Chills & Spills of Rodeo

Mark Weber shows off his skill as an experienced Bullfighter.  This past Saturday in Belvidere, the Tebala Shrine’s Horse Patrol sponsored their 18Th annual Rodeo in conjunction with the Big Hat Rodeo Company. While there was only a modest crowd in the grandstands for the afternoon performance, the thrills inside the arena were huge....
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GORDON

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September 10, 2011
GORDON

GORDON WINS CATHOLIC LEAGUE OPENER By John Montgomery   Gordon(2-1, 1-0) won its Catholic League opener in football with a 47-0 win over St Joseph(0-3, 0-1) on Saturday at Luther North. Jorge Garcia scored twice including a 90-yard kickoff return to start the conference season. “We played a heartbreaking game against De La Salle,”...
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GORDON GRAD

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September 2, 2011

LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON By John Montgomery Time to get the view from one of the state’s best high school officials. Former Gordon graduate Ed Patock learned to love the game of baseball after watching his father play and umpire 16-inch softball in Chicago. Patock, who is now 52 years old, didn’t want to...
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Will County Fair Rodeo

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September 1, 2011
Will County Fair Rodeo

Rodeo fun!
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WCR All Stars Crush the Wildfires

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August 28, 2011

I suppose “extinguished” would have been the more appropriate term here, but no matter how you phrase it, the Windy City All Stars had an easy go of it last night against the San Diego Derby Dolls Wildfires.  It should be noted that the Wildfires are not a nationally ranked flat track team, but...
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WCR Second Wind Fights to the Finish

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August 28, 2011

Saturday night featured more derby action from the Windy City Rollers at the UIC Pavillion.  The first match of the double-header had the Windy City Roller’s Second Wind taking on the Ohio Roller Girls, who brought a mix of their A and B team players.  While the match may have been the opening act...
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GORDON

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August 28, 2011
GORDON

GORDON TOPS LAKE VIEW 54-0 By John Montgomery What a difference a year of experience on a football field can make for Gordon’s Julian Russell. Last year, Russell was learning a new offense at quarterback while adjusting to life on the varsity team. Russell rushed for 974 yards, but Gordon finished 2-7 while trying...
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LANE

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August 26, 2011

LANE LOSES SEASON OPENER By John Montgomery The football team at Lane is hoping to have a better year in 2011 after having its first losing season since 1994. The Indians failed to make postseason play in 2010. The new season is off to a bumpy start after a 35-7 loss to De La...
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County Fair Featured Rodeo

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August 24, 2011
County Fair Featured Rodeo

Rodeo Clown, Kenny Schappacher, entertained the rodeo fans throughout the evening.   Big Hat Rodeo was the featured Grandstand attraction this past Friday night at the Winnebago County Fair, held in Pecatonica, IL. Cowboys and Cowgirls competed against each other for prize money and bragging rights in traditional rodeo catagories of Bareback Bronc, Saddle...
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