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White Sox, Cubs Look to Improve as Season Gets Underway

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor May 10, 2021

The 2021 MLB season is more than a month in, and we are starting to see which teams are contenders for the World Series and which teams likely won’t make the playoffs. The two baseball teams that play...

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Lockport Boys Basketball Finishes Season Strong

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor April 26, 2021

The Lockport Boys Basketball team is coming off one of their most impressive seasons in recent memory. They finished with a 12-4 record, and were one win away from qualifying for the conference championship.  The...

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A Winning Season for Varsity Girls Volleyball and What That Means for Next Season

Written by Eileen Ferriter, News Editor April 26, 2021

Lockport’s girls varsity volleyball team finished off yet another winning season this month. The team finished with a record of 9-3, dropping a total of 6 sets. Unfortunately, the season closed with...

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NCAA Tournament Ends with Baylor on Top

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor April 12, 2021

The 2021 NCAA Tournament is now over, with Baylor beating Gonzaga in the national championship game. It was a very exciting tournament overall, though it was very different from years past. A limited number...

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Will the Chicago Bulls Make the 2021 Playoffs?

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor March 8, 2021

The 2020-21 NBA season has reached its halfway point. The season has gone mostly as predicted, as the teams projected to do well have all performed to their expectations. One team that many were divided...

High School Sports are Back: Illinois Announces Return

High School Sports are Back: Illinois Announces Return

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor March 5, 2021

The past year has been rough on high schoolers. They’ve had to adapt to remote learning, and most students on sports teams have been unable to play. However there has been a recent change in athletics....

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Who Will be the Chicago Bears’ Starting QB in 2021?

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor February 1, 2021

The 2019-20 NFL season came to a disappointing end for the Chicago Bears following their playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints. It was a season filled with ups and downs; they started the season with...

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NBA Season Preview

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor December 15, 2020

The 2020-21 NBA regular season is set to tip off in less than a week. After two weeks’ worth of preseason games, the season will open with two games on Tuesday, December 22. COVID-19 will obviously affect...

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NFL Season in High Gear as Playoffs Near

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor December 7, 2020

The 2020-2021 NFL season is well past its halfway point, with four weeks of football still to be played. It has been an interesting season so far to say the least. Some didn’t even think that the season...

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Girls Tennis Caps Off Great Season with Sectional Victory

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor December 3, 2020

The Lockport girls varsity tennis team finished off a successful season by winning the IHSA Sectional tournament. There were some complications that the team had to face due to COVID-19, but they made...

Boys Varsity Golf Finishes Season Strong Despite Disappointing Ending

Boys Varsity Golf Finishes Season Strong Despite Disappointing Ending

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor November 5, 2020

Even though the Lockport boys varsity golf team did not get to compete at state, they still performed well this season, winning regionals and finishing third at sectionals. Unfortunately, it was announced...

Foles or Trubisky: Who Should Start for the Bears?

Foles or Trubisky: Who Should Start for the Bears?

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor October 21, 2020

As we stand today, the Chicago Bears are 5-1 and are in first place in their division. Many NFL analysts predicted the Bears to do poorly; some even predicted them to finish last place in their division....