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  • Community sports calendar

    BASEBALL Frankfort: Frankfort Square Baseball is holding registration for the 2015 season for kids ages 5 to 18. Register at http://www.fsbl.net. Information: Email stevefbsl@yahoo.com. Homewood: A Homewood-area 13U team is looking for a few players...
  • Ambitious William and Mary report calls for significant fundraising increase, drive for championships

    Ambitious William and Mary report calls for significant fundraising increase, drive for championships
    WILLIAMSBURG — Expanded fundraising, major facilities upgrades and construction, and budget increases for individual teams are centerpieces of anĀ ambitious and detailed plan for William and Mary athletics. Every William and Mary athlete should...
  • Kids' triathlons take off (grownups' triathlons do too)

    The Roberts kids sometimes try putting on clothes, shoes and bike helmets while they are soaking wet from swimming in the family pool. They are practicing for the kids' triathlon series in their hometown of Tallahassee, Florida. Madeleine Roberts, 13,...
  • Talk of the County: Litter lines forest preserve on North Chicago, Waukegan border

    Talk of the County: Litter lines forest preserve on North Chicago, Waukegan border
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com Litter is dangerous I was...
  • Living Smart: How much does a swimming pool really cost?

    If you're thinking about adding a swimming pool to your backyard, then chances are the cost of the project is a top concern. Asking a local pool company how much a project will cost, however, is like asking how much a house costs to build. There's no one...
  • Parkland's Jacob Bissell signs with Lafayette

    In the last five football seasons, Lafayette has executed 268 kickoffs. Twenty of them carried into an opponent's end zone for touchbacks; fewer than one out of 10. Although he had a five-yard advantage because of high school rules, Parkland kicker...
  • Michael Phelps confirms he's aiming for 5th Olympics in Rio

    Michael Phelps is aiming to compete in a fifth Olympics next year in Rio, although the 18-time Olympic champion won't swim in the world championships this summer. Phelps confirmed his intention to make one last run at the Olympics on Wednesday. "You...
  • Paul Sassone: Pull the drain on unlucky pool

    In all the debate about building a new swimming pool at Oak Park-River Forest High School, I haven't heard anyone mention an important negative of the current pool. Namely that the pool is unlucky. The high school pool is 87 years old and obsolete in...
  • Low-lying dams drown hundreds of unsuspecting victims

    For the better part of a century, submerged dams were workhorses of the American heartland, harnessing the power of rivers to run grain mills, generate electricity and keep lakes and ponds full of water as a hedge against drought. These walls of...
  • Justina Blakeney of the Jungalow releases book, talks design

    Justina Blakeney of the Jungalow releases book, talks design
    The term "bohemian" is historically a fluid category. Now Los Angeles-based stylist, blogger and design maven Justina Blakeney shares updated interpretations of the free-spirited aesthetic and worldview with the publication Wednesday of "The New...
  • A look at deaths near submerged dams in Maryland

    Since the 1950s, at least 441 people have died at 235 submerged dams in 38 states. About half of those deaths occurred in the past 15 years — a period when many cities have sought to repurpose their rivers into picturesque attractions that would...