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Griffins' Ian Piet, Mike Herlihy to play for Loyola

June 22, 2018 by Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

When he was younger, Ian Piet used to hit a volleyball against the wall to occupy his time.

Now the recent Lincoln-Way East graduate will continue to hit a volleyball. But it will be for a top Division I school in the nation, at Loyola...

Providence takes third at state with narrow victory over Mt. Zion

by Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
It was an unforgettable ending to an unforgettable game and capped off an unforgettable season. Down much of the game and down to its last strike at one point, the Providence softball team rallied for a wild 16-15 victory in eight innings over Mt....

Providence softball clinches super-sectional victory with 11-1 win over Normal

by Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

When the Providence softball team went to state for the first time in 2012, it had to rally to win a thrilling Class 3A Super-Sectional game by the score of 4-3 in eight innings over Geneseo at Seneca.

After six seasons the Celtics returned...

LW East falls to Minooka in sectional title game

by Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

Before the Lincoln-Way East softball team started its streak of four straight sectional titles, the Griffins were upset in the postseason by Minooka.

Unfortunately for East, history repeated itself last weekend.

As always, Alex...