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Lantow makes a splash with Spartans

August 6, 2018 by Kara Keating, Editorial Intern Sports, Alumni-College

For many people, setting a goal and seeing it through to completion is a considerable challenge that can take years; but that’s not the case for Josh Lantow.

The former Lockport Township High School swimmer achieved...

Greci gets off to quick start at Illinois State

by Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College

Jaclyn Greci’s success as a runner can be traced all the way back to the playground.

“When I was 7 or 8 years old in elementary school [at Butler School in Lockport], we’d be out at recess,” Greci said. “We’d run...

Going Places: Lockport’s Weins brings special skillset to college ball

by Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College

The classic Pat Benatar song “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” came out way before CJ Weins was born. But the recent Lockport Township graduate, who is going on to play baseball at Wabash Valley College, had his own version of that song...

Alumni Spotlight: Chmielewski chasing starting spot at Southern

by Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College

Matt Chmielewski will never forget what it was like to start his first college football game. 

A 2016 Lockport Township High School graduate, he signed to continue his football career at Southern Illinois University....