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Track and Field: Providence's Spencer soars to state title in pole vault

May 19, 2019 by Jeff Degraw, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

CHARLESTON - Winning a state title is a difficult task in any sport, and when you set a goal to do that and it is accomplished, that is quite a feat.

On Saturday, May 18, Providence’s Sam Spencer completed her mission at the 47th IHSA Girls...

Softball: Knights rich on pitching talent

April 17, 2019 by Steve Millar, Sports Editor Sports, High School

Softball coaches are on a constant quest to find and develop an ace pitcher who will shut down the opposition.

There is perhaps no other position in sports where one player can make a bigger impact. Softball teams...

Boys lacrosse: Lincoln-Way co-op edges Andrew co-op for first sectional title

by Steve Millar, Sports Editor Sports, High School

The Lincoln-Way co-op boys lacrosse team earned a piece of hardware that will always be a special part of the program’s history and a symbol of the team’s success in the early stages of the sport’s IHSA history.

In the second year of the...

Tennis: LW Central’s Winter and Piltaver earn trip to state

by Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

Lincoln-Way Central seniors Pat Winter and Matt Piltaver will get to end their high school careers at the state meet.

The Knights’ doubles team pulled off a pair of upsets to finish fourth at the Lockport Sectional, which was played on...

Soccer: LW West wins sixth straight regional in shootout thriller

by Steve Millar, Sports Editor Sports, High School

There was a point in the regular season where Lincoln-Way West felt almost cursed when it came to penalty-kick shootouts.

The Warriors lost their first three shootouts of the year but broke through in their regular-...