• Pictured is Lincoln-Way East senior girls golfer Kelly Sterling, who recently took sixth place at the Illinois High School Association Class 2A state tournament. 22nd Century Media File Photo

    Sterling’s astonishing East career ends with sixth-place finish at state

    October 24, 2014 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    When Kelly Sterling entered high school and immediately joined the girls varsity golf team, she knew she had some big shoes to fill.

  • New Lenox resident Frank Karolcik (right) looks at a photo of the USS Honolulu CL-48 with Frankfort resident Cynthia Reynolds. Karolcik and Reynolds’s grandfather, a Marine during World War II, both survived a torpedo attack while aboard the Honolulu. Karolcik bonded with Reynolds by sharing stories and information about the ship. Rebecca Susmarski/22nd Century Media

    Aboard one ‘charmed ship’

    October 24, 2014 By Rebecca Susmarski, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    World War II veteran bonds with survivor’s descendant       

  • Lincoln-Way East’s Lindsey Paulsen (right) spikes the ball past Sandburg’s Gillian Thanasouras (left) and Kathleen Bollito Tuesday, Oct. 21, during a SouthWest Suburban Conference Blue match. Sandburg won, clinching the conference title. Photos by Paul Bergstrom/22nd Century Media

    Griffins fall to Eagles, take second in SWSC Blue

    October 24, 2014 By Randy Whalen, Staff Writer Sports, High School

    A recent surge by the Lincoln-Way East girls volleyball team had put the Griffins in position to do something they hadn’t done in nearly a decade: win a conference championship.

  • A 26.2-mile journey: Conquering the Chicago Marathon

    October 21, 2014 By Jon DePaolis, Editor News

    In terms of measurement, the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon spans around 26.2 miles. But for most — if not all — the journey started long before that.

  • Michael Tepeli (right) and Amanda Drinkall — playing the roles of Pip and Estella in Strawdog Theatre Company’s production of “Great Expectations” — rehearse a scene from the play during a winter 2013 show. The duo will return for the 2014 run of the show, starting Monday, Nov. 10. Photo by Chris Ocken

    Frankfort native to reprise role for ‘Great Expectations’

    October 21, 2014 By Jon DePaolis, Editor Life & Arts

    For Frankfort native and Lincoln-Way East graduate Michael Tepeli, more actors should want audiences to “enjoy theater” as opposed to just “support the theater.”