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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lehigh Valley native Betty Mullen Brey, who died on same day as Chuck Bednarik, was a sports legend in her own right

    You can only imagine the emotional turmoil that must have been swirling in the mind of Notre Dame men's basketball coach Mike Brey on Saturday. The high of an Atlantic Coast Conference championship still lingering. A tough opening-round struggle against...
  • Matt Pavlovich the Post-Tribune's Boys Swimming Coach of the Year

    Matt Pavlovich the Post-Tribune's Boys Swimming Coach of the Year
    MUNSTER — Even while engaged in a conversation about his own accomplishments this season, Munster coach Matt Pavlovich was quick to dish out praise to other coaches in Northwest Indiana. He talked about the rebuilding job done by Michigan City's...
  • Munster's Wilson Beckman the Post-Tribune's Boys Swimmer of the Year

    Munster's Wilson Beckman the Post-Tribune's Boys Swimmer of the Year
    MUNSTER — An all-around wobbly preliminary performance and a failure to qualify for the championship heat in the 100-yard butterfly could have easily squashed the spirits of Munster senior Wilson Beckman. Instead, Beckman took a glass-half-full...
  • Pasadena: Chesapeake grad's legacy carries on in annual triathlon

    Pasadena: Chesapeake grad's legacy carries on in annual triathlon
    Emily Schindler was a freshman at Frostburg State University heading to ski at Wisp Mountain when she was killed in an accident on a snowy road in January 2004. Just months later, JaneĀ and Charles Schindler of Pasadena, turned the death of their 18-...
  • Post-Tribune Boys Swimming All-Area Team

    First team 200 medley relay: Munster (Wilson Beckman, Jack Wulf, Joe Gardner, Logan Armagast). Raves: Two seniors (Beckman and Gardner) teamed with a junior (Armagast) and a sophomore (Wulf) to finish fifth at state in 1:33.48. 200 freestyle: Isaiah...
  • Keeping up with the Jenners

    Keeping up with the Jenners
    Reality show costars and father-daughter combo Bruce Jenner and Kylie Jenner are no easier to keep up with than the rest of the Kardashian clan when it comes to home buying. First, former track and field champ Bruce Jenner bought a house in Malibu in an...