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  • Baseball | Nazareth falls to Joliet Catholic in summer state tourney

    Baseball | Nazareth falls to Joliet Catholic in summer state tourney
    Nazareth Academy held its three Phil Lawler Classic opponents to three, two and three runs in last week's summer state baseball tournament. The Roadrunners' stingy ways earned them a spot in the championship game, where Joliet Catholic Academy was...
  • Football | Providence dispatches Joliet Catholic, questions of OL depth

    Football | Providence dispatches Joliet Catholic, questions of OL depth
    Providence wanted to send a statement Friday that it belonged in the discussion about the top teams in the state. The Celtics wasted little time showing future opponents they will be a tough team to beat this season, as they cruised to a 21-10 win...
  • Football | Boykin leads Providence as playoffs loom

    Football | Boykin leads Providence as playoffs loom
    Individual accolades and team success were intertwined Friday for Miles Boykin. During a school assembly Friday, the Providence senior wide receiver received his Semper Fi All-American Bowl game jersey. The game features some of the premier seniors in...
  • Women of Barat College class of 1964 look back

     Women of Barat College class of 1964 look back
    The ruins of Barat College in Lake Forest were hushed one day recently, save for the distant whine of a lawn mower and the brittle tapping sound of men stacking bricks by hand. Built in 1904, the historic building known as Old Main is now reduced to...
  • West suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15

    West suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct. 9 Cirque Italia: Cirque...
  • Football | Loyola, New Trier make statements in tight Week 6 contests

    Football | Loyola, New Trier make statements in tight Week 6 contests
    Both Loyola and New Trier made statements last weekend. Loyola remained in contention for at least a share of its fifth consecutive Catholic Blue title by shutting down then-No. 3 Providence's explosive offense. New Trier did not extend its season-...
  • Football | Uncommon miscues cost Loyola in loss to conference rival

    Football | Uncommon miscues cost Loyola in loss to conference rival
    The difference between winning and losing in the Catholic League Blue often is minuscule. Accustomed to being at the top of arguably the state's toughest conference, Loyola finds itself at the bottom of the standings following its 16-13 road loss to...
  • Football | Oak Park, Lyons prepare to square off after disappointing weeks

    Football | Oak Park, Lyons prepare to square off after disappointing weeks
    Lyons and Oak Park-River Forest suffered disappointing setbacks in Week 6. For all the progress made the last few years, Oak Park (5-1) learned it still hasn't caught up to Glenbard West after a 28-14 loss Saturday in Glen Ellyn. Following its 37-23...
  • Football | Powers Oak Park, Glenbard West set to meet in conference clash

    Football | Powers Oak Park, Glenbard West set to meet in conference clash
    The transformation into a power happened in short order. John Hoerster has turned Oak Park-River Forest into an elite program since becoming head coach in 2011. There's one remaining hurdle for Hoerster's Huskies to clear. Oak Park, 5-0 and ranked...
  • Sister Suzanne Zuercher, nun who specialized in psychology, 1931-2014

     Sister Suzanne Zuercher, nun who specialized in psychology, 1931-2014
    Sister Suzanne Zuercher lived for 63 years as a member of a monastic community of Benedictine sisters, but she was fully engaged with the world around her. "While she was very attuned to spiritual life, she was also in contact with an incredible...
  • New sculpture in Niles to be dedicated to St. John Paul II

     New sculpture in Niles to be dedicated to St. John Paul II
    Catholic Cemeteries will dedicate a new 32-foot sculpture at Maryhill Cemetery in Niles honoring Pope John Paul II, in light of his 2014 declaration as a saint. "People have been driving by it, stopping, getting out of their cars and walking up to it...