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LWE baseball team gets a special graduation

Twelve Lincoln-Way East senior baseball players missed their graduation Saturday because they played in supersectional play. It was the first time in school history the Griffin baseball team advanced that far. But the school held a special ceremony for the players Thursday. "We're proud of what they have done and they wanted to be with their teammates," District 210 Board of Education President Arvid Johnson said. "They realize that baseball is not an individual sport. If they were willing to put to the side something that took four years to achieve to support their team, how could you not honor kids like that? This was a no-brainer from our perspective." Read the full story

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