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  • Local Roundup: Joe Riordan, Lockport rebound vs. Homewood-Flossmoor

    The biggest appearance of Joe Riordan's high school career didn't begin the way he would have liked Tuesday. The Lockport junior lefty entered the game against Homewood-Flossmoor with two men on in the sixth inning of a 2-2 game, and allowed both...
  • Ducks can't hold late lead, lose to Flames, 4-3, in overtime in Game 3

    Ducks can't hold late lead, lose to Flames, 4-3, in overtime in Game 3
    Victory was less than 20 seconds away. The Ducks were furiously defending and their penalty-killers getting tested, five on three, and were within 19.5 seconds from establishing a near-lock on this playoff series on Tuesday night. Unfortunately, for...
  • Glenbrook North beats Maine West, setting up showdown with Maine East

    Glenbrook North beats Maine West, setting up showdown with Maine East
    A huge game looms for the Glenbrook North boys volleyball team on Thursday, May 7, when Maine East is slated to travel to Northbrook. The Blue Demons, who improved to 7-0 in the conference on Tuesday, May 5, beat Glenbrook North in three sets earlier...
  • A sudden bump in the road for Ducks

    A sudden bump in the road for Ducks
    Everything had seemed to come easily for the Ducks in these playoffs, through a first-round sweep of the Winnipeg Jets and continuing through two solid home victories over the plucky Calgary Flames in the Western Conference semifinals. The Ducks had...
  • Local Roundup: Purdue North Central falls in CCAC baseball final

    Purdue North Central's baseball team reached the final of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Tuesday night before falling 9-3 to host Judson in Elgin, Ill. The Panthers, who lost to Judson in 11 innings in the winners' bracket...
  • Local Roundup: Lakes beats Antioch to win NSC Prairie soccer title

    Local Roundup: Lakes beats Antioch to win NSC Prairie soccer title
    There is no debating it: Lakes will head into the North Suburban Conference championship game on Thursday its best soccer of the season. Of course, the sample size is small — the final 40 minutes of Tuesday's 4-0 victory over Antioch in the...
  • Coaches don't think injury will affect recruitment of Nojel Eastern

    Coaches don't think injury will affect recruitment of Nojel Eastern
    Even though Evanston star boys basketball player Nojel Eastern is expected to miss the July live recruiting period as he recovers from ankle surgery, two area coaches don't expect it will hinder the sophomore's recruiting process. Eastern, a 6-foot-5...
  • The Post-Tribune Wrestling All-Area Team

    FIRST TEAM 106-pound weight class: Colton Cummings, Lowell: Posted a 45-1 record this winter while claiming the first of two state titles won by Lowell wrestlers. 113: Rickie Rodriguez, Morton: Accomplished season-long goal of reaching the state...
  • Portage's Leroy Vega the Post-Tribune Wrestling Coach of the Year

    Portage's Leroy Vega the Post-Tribune Wrestling Coach of the Year
    When Leroy Vega took over as the wrestling coach at Portage before the 2011-12 wrestling season, some of what he wanted to bring back to the program was the mentality that guided him to a 96-0 record and a pair of state championships in 1996 and 1997 when...
  • Merrillville's Shawn Streck the Post-Tribune Wrestler of the Year

    Merrillville's Shawn Streck the Post-Tribune Wrestler of the Year
    It wasn't the first time that Merrillville junior Shawn Streck had been to the state finals. In prior trips to Indianapolis, Streck had finished seventh as a freshman in the 285-pound weight class in 2013, and followed that up with a third-place finish as...
  • Naperville North turns on the jets, soars past Wheaton South

    Naperville North refuses to step on the brakes. The Huskies set aside the distractions of senior night and defeated visiting Wheaton Warrenville South 4-0 in DuPage Valley Conference action Tuesday night. Alexis Dandridge and Abbie Boswell each scored...