February 15, 2017By Erin Redmond, Assistant EditorSports
Strike and Spare II was packed with bowlers Feb. 3, yet it was so quiet you could hear a pin drop — 10 of them actually.
Lockport Township’s Trevell Timmons celebrates his victory over Marmion Academy’s Nate Jimenez after their 160-pound Class 3A championship match Saturday, Feb. 18, at the University of Illinois’ State Farm Center in Champaign. Photos by Clark Brooks/PhotoNews Media
All season Trevell Timmons was favored to win the 160-pound individual state title — and he didn't disappoint.
The Lockport wrestler captured his long-awaited title at the Illinois High School Association Individual State Tournament Saturday, Feb. 18 in Champaign. He was one of seven Porters to place at the tournament. Jake Lindsey of Providence also won a title.
The pomegranate and sage martini ($9.10) at Bonefish Grill in Orland Park features Reyka small-batch vodka, a hint of sage, pure pomegranate juice and lemon juice, finished with a fresh sage leaf. Bill Jones/22nd Century Media
Nov. 28 marked the first time eight-month-old Sean Roppo slept entirely through the night; it was also the last night of his mother’s life.
Celeste Roppo, 24, battled drug addiction for six years, and died early in the morning on Nov. 29 after relapsing and overdosing on fentanyl.
Not too long ago, I was playing with my niece. I was asking her — as you do — how old she is and how old her siblings are, all questions she answered with pinpoint accuracy.
Then she looked at me with her big blue eyes, raised one tiny eyebrow and asked “How old are you, Auntie Erin?”