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.

KLOPAS

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August 23, 2011

FORMER MATHER STAR KLOPAS TAKES OVER AS COACH OF FIRE By John Montgomery When Frank Klopas was playing soccer at Mather, he didn’t want to be the next Michael Jordan(BULLS), Ernie Banks (CUBS), Bobby Hull (BLACKHAWKS), or Walter Payton(BEARS). Klopas had a lofty goal and that was to be a professional soccer player after...
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Outfit Syndicate vs. Burning River

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August 14, 2011

Last night, the Chicago Outfit’s Syndicate team, currently ranked 9th in the North Central division took on the 15th ranked Burning River.  While the odds were in the Syndicate’s favor, it seemed that Burning River wasn’t about to let the Outfit walk away with an easy victory. The Syndicate got out to an early...
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KLEINSCHMIDT

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August 7, 2011

FORMER GORDON STAR KLEINSCHMIDT GETS JOB AT YORK HS By John Montgomery Former Gordon star Tom Kleinschmidt was one of the state’s best high school basketball players. Now, Kleinschmidt is hoping to turn York into one of the state’s best basketball programs. Kleinschmidt was hired in June after spending last season as a varsity...
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Lane Tech field renovations progressing.

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August 5, 2011
Lane Tech field renovations progressing.

Last night while covering the Ultimate Frisbee game Bulldog reporters couldn’t help but notice that the old girl is looking better these days. If work stays at the current rate construction should be done in time for next years June graduations. Well done.  
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Ultimate Frisbee at Lane Tech

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August 5, 2011
Ultimate Frisbee at Lane Tech

The fast paced and lively sport of Ultimate Frisbee came to Lane Tech on Thursday evening. Ultimate Frisbee combines elements of soccer, basketball, and football into an exciting up and down game. It was first created in the 1970’s and according to officials it now boasts more than ten thousand players nationwide and enjoys...
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Windy City Rollers Gallery Extra

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August 1, 2011

In case you didn’t get enough photo goodness in yesterday’s posts about the weekend’s Windy City Rollers bout, here’s some more to keep you going til the next time…
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LANE

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July 31, 2011

STAVRAKAS TAKES THE REINS AT LANE By John Montgomery Lane is known as the school of champions. One of the sports where Lane used to dominate was baseball. The school hasn’t won a Public League championship banner in baseball since 2005. The Indians have won the Public League crown 22 times in school history....
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Windy City Rollers All Stars vs. Steel City Derby Demons

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July 31, 2011

The second match of the night featured the Windy City Rollers All Stars competing against the East region’s sixth ranked team, the Steel City Derby Demons, from Pittsburgh.  The match featured some of the hardest hitting competition to grace UIC pavilion since the beginning of the season.  The Roller were favored to win, but...
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Windy City Rollers Second Wind vs. Wall Street Traitors

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July 31, 2011

It was derby night in Chicago again Saturday night with the Windy City Rollers competing in their travel team home debut.  The first match of the night featured this year’s battle for the Skyline cup, a rivalry between Windy City and the Gotham Roller Girls.  Traditionally the cup has been fought for by the...
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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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