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Kevin can often be seen cheering at any home Northwestern sporting event.
From the community

Kevin Schneider Collects Schedule Cards, Gives Much More

We in Northwestern Athletics have a friend we want to introduce to you. His name is Kevin Schneider, and you can't miss him at our … Read more ›

Sherialyn Byrdsong before the start of the 5K
From the community

Record numbers turn out for Race Against Hate

A record 4,375 runners and walkers participated in the YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s twelfth annual Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate on Sunday. Participants represented 17 … Read more ›

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Fans could see the next Pujols or Maddux as Cougars host Midwest All-Star Game Tuesday

Time will tell if fans will be watching future Major League impact players such as Albert Pujols or Greg Maddux play Tuesday, June 19 in … Read more ›

Stevenson's Patrick O'Connell, left, fires a pass to Tom Imus at the USF shootout in Joliet. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Area sophomore basketball teams get a summer workout at USF shootout

The first tipoff was at 8 a.m., and 13 hours later a champion was crowned. And in the middle was nonstop basketball featuring several TribLocal-area … Read more ›

Oak Park players run off the field after beating Grant in the state semifinals. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Arrogance ‘in a good way’ helps Oak Park win first state baseball title since ’81

Oak Park River Forest High School’s baseball team needed a seventh-inning single from Mike Brennan to score Jack Picchiotti to set off a wild celebration … Read more ›

Five area softball teams bring home state trophies and two win titles

Glenbard South and Marist High School each won Illinois High School Association softball championships Saturday in East Peoria while Bartlett claimed second and Providence Catholic … Read more ›

Area softball teams hoping to knock off defending state champs Marengo and Moline

Five TribLocal area teams are gunning for state softball titles this weekend but will have to knock off a pair of defending state champs to … Read more ›

NU junior Taylor Thornton was voted the recipient of the Lacrosse Honda Sports Award, presented annually to the top performer in the country.
From the community

NU's Taylor Thornton Wins National Player of the Year Award

EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern women's lacrosse junior midfielder Taylor Thornton has been voted the winner of the 2012 Lacrosse Honda Sports Award, an honor signifying … Read more ›

Lyons Township's baseball team hopes for a repeat state championship celebration. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Area baseball teams hope to continue wild postseason

In a wild postseason that saw several top-ranked teams fall, four TribLocal area baseball team survived in Class 3A and 4A and have a date … Read more ›

Francis Brooke of the Northwestern baseball team is a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.
From the community

Northwestern Names Big Ten Medal of Honor Recipients

Northwestern seniors Chelsea Armstrong (Perth, Australia/Penrhos) of the field hockey team and Francis Brooke (Washington, D.C./St. Albans School) of the baseball team have been named … Read more ›