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Athletes of the Week
Waukegan dance team helping to make Homecoming a happening Sports
Waukegan dance team helping to make Homecoming a happening
Waukegan High School’s football team will be in a must-win situation when it hosts unbeaten powerhouse New Trier at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Bulldogs’ Homecoming football game. The Bulldogs are 2-2 and need a win to remain playoff viable as teams head into the second half of the season. While the football game is the centerpiece of Homecoming at Waukegan, it is definitely not the only event.
Sept. 24 9:11 a.m. |
Sometimes, you just need to get out of the way… Sports
Sometimes, you just need to get out of the way…
Truth be told, it required some research to even remember that Tyrone “T.J.” Scafe played on Waukegan High School’s varsity boys basketball team during the 2012-2013 season, which was Ron Ashlaw’s last season as the team’s coach. Blame it on some combination of Scafe being a second-team player on the Bulldog squad that year, and age-related memory loss on the part of the person sitting on this side of your newspaper or laptop screen. As a result, T.J.’s story went untold throughout his four years of high school and through his freshman year at Williams College in Massachusetts.
Sept. 14 9:05 a.m. |
Come along for the ride(s) at Great America’s Coaster Challenge Sports
Come along for the ride(s) at Great America’s Coaster Challenge
The perfect chapeau to hide the ever-graying head of hair would be one of those two-brimmed baseball caps — ideally one that featured the Great America amusement park in Gurnee on one brim and the Illinois Special Olympics on the other. That way, a tip of the cap to both could be accomplished simply by shaking the head back and forth. It would be a tip well-earned.
Sept. 4 10:14 a.m. |
Schofield is must-see TV on Friday night Sports
Schofield is must-see TV on Friday night
For Chicago Bears fans, Friday night’s game at Seattle against the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks is must-see TV. But if you live in North Chicago, there’s a whole other reason to tune in ... so be prepared to stay up late, as the kickoff is at 9 p.m., and the game will on TV station FOX-32 (WFLD), which is Channel 12 if you have Comcast cable.
Aug. 17 8:34 p.m. |
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