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.

Tunney wants special police unit for Boystown

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July 13, 2011

Ald. Tom Tunney has asked the Chicago City Council to create a special police unit to patrol the Boystown district according to media reports. The creation of a special unit follows a highly publicized assault on a man in the retail area associated with the GLBT community. “We have been dealing with late night...
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Star-Spangled Rodeo Weekend in Galena

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July 5, 2011
Star-Spangled Rodeo Weekend in Galena

The Star-Spangled Shenandoah Pro Rodeo was held in Galena this past weekend. The rodeo was hosted by Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa and produced by the Big Hat World Championship Rodeos on July 2nd & 3rd, 2011. The grassy hillside provided the seating area at the beautiful outdoor arena. Rodeo fans of all ages...
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Force Moving On

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June 26, 2011

  The Chicago Force is moving on in the play offs after beating the previously unbeaten Pittsburgh Passion 41-31 at Evanston Township High School Saturday evening. The game was dominated by Force stand out running back Jessica Stringer who accounted for five of the Force six scores. Stringer dominated at times like Bo Jackson,...
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The Ivy King Cup goes home with the Fury!

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June 19, 2011
The Ivy King Cup goes home with the Fury!

Last night’s local roller derby season ended with it’s traditional doubleheader.  The Black and White Zombie bout and the Ivy King Cup .  The night began with a Black-White scrimmage, as it always does, the Deadly Derby Divas going head to head with the White Zombies III. The D-Force finished a tight, but low...
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Heliotis named Conference Athlete of Year

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June 10, 2011
Heliotis named Conference Athlete of Year

Stacy Heliotis, a senior at Gordon Tech, has been named Athlete of the Year for the GCAC White Division.
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Brandy Hatcher’s 2nd year shows promise

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June 8, 2011
Brandy Hatcher’s 2nd year shows promise

  Brandy Hatcher is a relative newcomer to the world of Women’s Tackle Football. But even though she’s only 130 lbs, Hatcher – a running back – trails only 8 year veteran, Jessica Springer, in total yardage and touchdowns scored this season. Hatcher, who hails from Lansing, Michigan, came to Chicago to work on...
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LAKE VIEW LOSES REGIONAL FINAL

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May 29, 2011

LAKE VIEW LOSES REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TO PAYTON By John Montgomery No storybook ending for Lake View head baseball coach Dean Stavrakas. Some coaches and players like Marquette’s Al McGuire and Michael Jordan had a storybook finish to their long careers. McGuire guided Marquette to the 1977 NCAA championship over North Carolina while Jordan ended...
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FATHER’S DAY CAMP AT GORDON

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May 26, 2011

Gordon Tech will host the 1st Annual Father-Son Basketball Camp on Father’s Day Weekend, Saturday, June 18 from 9 am – 11:30 am. Please contact Coach Shay Boyle at [email protected] for a brochure. Spots are filling up quickly so enroll today and have a great time learning the game of basketball with your son....
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HARLAN UPSETS SIMEON IN CPS

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May 24, 2011
HARLAN UPSETS SIMEON IN CPS

HARLAN UPSETS SIMEON By John Montgomery Harlan(25-7) shattered Simeon’s dreams of winning the Public League baseball title for the seventh time in school history with a 7-6 win on Monday at US Cellular Field. “I am very disappointed,” stated Simeon head coach Leroy Franklin who won his 700th high school contest with a semifinal...
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Windy City Rollers 5/21 – Manic Attackers vs. Double Crossers

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May 22, 2011

Saturday may not have been the end of the world, but for the Double Crossers, it was the end of a very difficult season.  This season they lost a lot of veteran players, were plagued by injuries, and then there was the unexpected passing of Yvonne Johnson Hammer just as the season kicked off.  That...
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