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
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 color guard members (left to right) Antonio Lange, Patrick McMahon, Dhiann VandeBogart and William Candia perform Feb. 6 during a drill meet at Lincoln-Way Central in New Lenox. Photos by Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media
February 14, 2017By Frank Gogola, Freelance ReporterNews
Lincoln-Way Central senior Vincent Senese was not going to let his final home invite go by without putting on display the skill he had been working on since his junior year.
Senese wowed the crowd, fellow competitors and judges when he closed out his armed solo routine by performing with a rifle and a saber simultaneously for the first time ever in competition.
Lockport’s Dana Ackerson shoots a practice shot Saturday, Feb. 11, at Orland Bowl. She bowled a 1,270 on the day to help the Porters advance to state. Bob Klein/22nd Century Media
For the first time this postseason, things were not coming easy for Lockport.
The state’s No. 1-ranked team according to IllinoisBowling.net had been in second place the majority of the day at the Andrew Sectional Saturday, Feb. 11, at Orland Bowl. As other teams started to fade late in the day, strong play from junior Bailey Delrose and a lineup change helped the Porters win the sectional title and earn their fifth consecutive trip to state.
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?”