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Slammers, Frontier League to merge with Can-Am Leagues

Two of Independent Professional Baseball's oldest and most established Leagues are pleased to announce that they will join forces. Beginning with the 2020 season, five former... — Updated 10/17/2019 Full story

 

2020 ROUTE 66 NHRA NATIONALS TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Route 66 Raceway announced today that tickets for the 2020 Route 66 NHRA Nationals are on sale. The renewal period is the optimal time for fans to receive the best-priced tickets... — Updated 10/10/2019 Full story

 
 By Ryan Ostry    Sports

Bill Leibforth speaks about book "Baseballs Forgotten Black Heroes" at Lisle Library

Retirement plans vary from person to person. For Bill Leibforth, there is no taking a break during retirement. A resident of Chicago his entire life, he fell in love with baseball... — Updated 10/8/2019 Full story

 
 By Mark Gregory    Sports

Lockport grad Holmes is winning while proving he belongs in the NBA

The Joliet area has been one to produce a plethora of talented high school and major college basketball players. That has not, however, resulted in sending players to the profession... — Updated 10/7/2019 Full story

 
 By Mark Gregory    Sports

NASCAR legends Bobby and Donnie Allison visit Joliet's Race Fan Rally ahead of the annual race

While several thousand people filled the streets surrounding the Rialto Square Theater in downtown Joliet for the 18th annual Race Fan Rally ahead of the yearly NASCAR weekend, there were two men whose credentials outweighed... — Updated 10/7/2019 Full story

 
 By Mark Gregory    Sports

Minooka's Foltynewicz is MLB All-Star

To say the road has been easy for Mike Foltynewicz would be a lie. The Minooka High School graduate, who had all the scouts buzzing as a senior, did not have a smooth ride once he was drafted in 2010, but while he has faced... — Updated 10/7/2019 Full story

 
 By Mark Gregory    Sports

Former Wolves Jewell Loyd standout a WNBA All-Star

Coming into this season, former Niles West superstar Jewell Loyd had a full list of accolades already in her career. She tallied more than 3,000 points for the Wolves, as a senior... — Updated 10/7/2019 Full story

 
 By Mark Gregory    Sports

JCA and DePaul graduate Allie Quigley almost gave up, now she's one of top players in the WNBA

To look at Allie Quigley's career over the last two years, it is hard to believe the former Joliet Catholic Academy and DePaul University standout almost walked away from the WNBA. But she did. After being drafted by Seattle with... — Updated 10/7/2019 Full story

 

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