• Lincoln-Way East right fielder Julian Everett, who finished the game 2-for-3 with four RBI, smacks a hit Friday, April 21. Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Baseball: East bests Central with widest margin of season

    April 24, 2017 By Frank Gogola, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Lincoln-Way East junior Julian Everett has eagerly anticipated playing in the district matchups against rival Lincoln-Way schools the past two seasons. In his first year on varsity, he made his impact felt.
  • Ryan Osysko picks up trash near Hickory Creek Middle School Saturday, April 22, for Earth Day. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Sustainability, family fun focus of Earth Day

    April 24, 2017 By Megann Horstead, Freelance Reporter News
    The Earth decided to show off a bit for its celebratory day.
  • Lexi Krause (2 for 3) swings for a hit Thursday, April 20, in the Griffins’ win over the Eagles. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Softball: Malito nabs eighth-inning RBI for win

    April 21, 2017 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    An extra-inning, game-winning hit normally sends the winning team into jumps of joy.

  • Lincoln-Way East’s Jason Szara (left) spikes the ball over Providence Catholic High School players (left to right) Jack Patterson and Domenic Kimak as East's Mike Herlihy (right) looks on Thursday, April 13. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Boys volleyball: Griffins top Celtics in close straight sets

    April 18, 2017 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    After not winning a match in nearly two weeks, both the Lincoln-Way East and Providence boys volleyball teams were looking to get the winning feeling back.

  • Westside Children’s Therapy employee Devin Cassidy works with Jaleel Huisar, who has autism. The Huisars were recently given an award to expand their therapy through the Westside Foundation. Photos submitted

    Foundation funds therapy, support items for children with special needs

    April 18, 2017 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News
    All of the pieces have finally fallen into place for Westside Children’s Therapy staff who worked to create the Westside Foundation.