• Lincoln-Way East senior Bryce Wyma will advance to state both as an individual and as part of the Griffins swimming and diving team, which won a sectional championship Saturday, Feb. 16, at Lincoln-Way Central.

    East swimmers take top prize at sectional contest

    February 19, 2019 By Sean Hastings, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Lincoln-Way East’s boys swim team earned six first place finishes at the IHSA sectional on its way to winning the sectional championship with 274 points edging Central, which was in second with 236

  • Lincoln-Way East senior Nick Mihajlovich stands on the podium Saturday, Feb. 16, after receiving his 182-pound state metal at the IHSA individual state wrestling final in Champaign. Clark Brooks/PhotoNews Media

    Mihajlovich ends wrestling career at East with a state medal

    February 18, 2019 By Steve Millar, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Lincoln-Way East senior Nick Mihajlovich (49-5) earned his first state medal Saturday, Feb. 16, with a fifth-place finish at 182 at the State Farm Center in Champaign.

  • Kaley Sheehan (left) was the top scorer for the Griffins on Friday, Feb. 15, in the title game of the Class 4A Thornton Regional in Harvey. Lincoln-Way East ultimately fell to Thornwood 56-51. 22nd Century Media file photo

    Thunderbirds edge Griffins for regional championship

    February 17, 2019 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
  • Frank Radochonski, Pop’s Italian Beef & Sausage founder, stands next to a sign announcing the franchise’s new “no antibiotics ever” chicken. Max Lapthorne/22nd Century Media

    Pop’s embraces healthy trend with new antibiotic-free chicken

    February 16, 2019 By Max Lapthorne, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out

    When Pop’s Italian Beef & Sausage founder Frank Radochonski makes decisions about the restaurant chain, he does his best to think like a customer.

  • Lincoln-Way Central German teacher Aaron Raatjes works with students in his class. Raatjes is one of 32 finalists for the Golden Apple Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo submitted

    Lincoln-Way teacher named finalist for Golden Apple award

    February 15, 2019 By Megan Schuller, Assistant Editor News

    In 2003 Aaron Raatjes was a student roaming the halls and preparing to graduate from Lincoln-Way East.