Chicago Storm Special Hockey is truly special

By Larry Atseff | Photos Laura Meyer When you visit the Chicago Storm Special Hockey website, the first headline that greets you asks the question:…

Josh Bey goes all out to set state records after a tough go in world competition

By Jeff Vorva | Photos by Jeff Vorva Here’s how good Hinsdale Central’s Josh Bey is. He finished sixth in the world – THE WORLD…

The Thrill of the Dill: The unexpected rise of Pickleball

By Cynthia Maquet For the third year in a row, Pickleball has earned the title of the fastest-growing sport in the nation. Is the pickleball…

Out of the Bullpen: Superintendent has fond memories of his baseball days

By Chuck Fieldman Paul O’Malley spent some time in the bullpen warming up, both figuratively and literally, before becoming superintendent of Butler Elementary School District…

Stan Mikita’s Hockey School helps Deaf players gain skills while building community

By Maureen Callahan Each June, 80 kids from every corner of the country come to Itasca to participate in Stan Mikita’s Hockey School for the…

Nazareth Roadrunners win state title despite five losses, 0-4 start

By Jeff Vorva It’s never happened before. It’s unlikely to ever happen again. Nazareth Academy became the first football program in Illinois High School Association…

Local area tennis team takes second in nationals

By Jeff Vorva For years, Colleen Stover had been a proud spectator of her daughter, Shannon. Shannon Stover is a tennis player, and Colleen was…

On Top of the World: Elmhurst volleyball stars win world title

By Jeff Vorva November 17, 2023 Oak Brook, OB Sports|Oak Brook
By Jeff Vorva The waiting was excruciating. The result, however, was exhilarating. Elmhurst residents Abby Vander Wal and Ava Falduto were key players on the…