October 2, 2019

A local football player remains humble after many obstacles have come his way. Bryant Perry, a Chicago native from Inglewood, gained recognition after he went one-on-one with NFL wide receiver, Antonio Brown. Brown posted a video of him on Instagram of Perry going head...

March 15, 2019

For the second consecutive year, both the men and women from the University of St. Francis' Bowling team have qualified to bowl for a national title at the Intercollegiate Team Championship (ITC) in Dayton, Ohio. Coming off of two fourth place finishes in the sectional...

February 26, 2019

For the last several weeks, the men and women of the University of St. Francis Bowling program have been preparing for postseason action. Following a stretch of four tournaments in six weeks, the Saints look to advance to the Intercollegiate Team Championships (ITC) on...

October 5, 2018

For the Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway, 2018 was a year that will not to be forgotten for a long time. It all started at the end of 2017 when the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced that they would be moving the Overton's 400 fr...

September 20, 2018

During the championship match of the US Open against Naomi Osaka, renowned women’s tennis player Serena Williams was fined a total of $17,000 for multiple rule violations.  She was charged $10,000 for “verbal abuse” of the chair referee Carlos Ramos, $4,000 for violati...

September 19, 2018

The Joliet Slammers’ lease on Route 66 Stadium expires at the end of this season. They are currently competing in the Frontier League Championship, hoping to bring home a title to Joliet. Unfortunately, these could be their last games in town.

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April 29, 2018

The University of St. Francis Athletic Department hosted its fourth annual Bernie Awards. The annual event recognizes the Fighting Saints' top team and individual achievements of the past year in athletics and academics. Nearly 500 people packed the Rialto Square Theat...

April 13, 2018

The Joliet Slammers have announced their game and promotional schedule for the 2018 season. The Slammers home opener is Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 7:05 p.m. against the Evansville Otters. The home opener will be the season’s first Two Dollar Tuesday, where reserved seat...

April 11, 2018

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Morghan Dieringer  (New Lenox, Ill./Lincoln-Way West), University of St. Francis pitcher, earned both NAIA National and Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) Softball Pitcher of the Week honors last week, after a fantastic s...

March 2, 2018

March Madness approaching for local teams

When you hear the term March Madness, you think of the NCAA basketball tournament. Well you are not wrong, but that term was originated in Illinois by the Illinois High School Association. With the flip of the calendar, IHSA bas...

February 27, 2018

On March 1 USF will be competing in the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Pittsburg, Kan. The University of Saint Francis will be sending nine of its competitors to the event. The Saints will be competing in seven individual events and one relay. This is a b...

February 21, 2018

For United States Olympian Shaun White, the 2018 Winter Olympics were anything from the usual. At the end of 2017, while training for the Olympics in New Zealand, White took a nasty fall that forced him into emergency surgery and having 62 stiches put into his face. Ev...

February 5, 2018

For the last ten years, the Joliet area has had at least one team take a trip to the Illinois High School Association Boys Bowling State Finals. There are two times a team has come back with the grand prize, Plainfield South in 2010 and Lockport Township in 2013.

For th...

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