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Bickel ready to be a preferred walk-on for Illini

by Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School, Alumni-College

John Bickel could have gotten a football or track scholarship from several colleges, given the Andrew senior’s talent and speed.

But he is gambling that eventually he can land a full-ride football scholarship at a...

Andrew wrestlers knocking on the door, TPHS gets big return from Insalaco

by Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School, Youth, Alumni-College

 Andrew’s wrestling team is not busting down the door in becoming an elite team in the state.

But the T-Bolts are on the porch, knocking on it lightly.

First-year coach Peter Kowalczuk, a former Oak Park-River Forest state qualifier...

Andrew grad has new outlook on basketball since joining MVCC

by Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, Alumni-College

Remember Kirsten Kamholz’s girls basketball career at Andrew?

No?

You are not alone.

“I didn’t play much,” she said. “I was mostly on the bench.”

While her high school...