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Area Sports Rounup: Flaherty earns Commissioner's award

July 9, 2019 by Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School, Youth, Alumni-College

Tinley Park’s Shannon Flaherty was one of five Grand Valley State athlete to earn Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Award honors for the 2019 Spring season. 

Flaherty, a former softball...

Swimmingly with the Sharks: Plastiak follows tough spring with stellar summer

by Jonathan Barlas, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College

Note: Former Andrew baseball star Jake Plastiak hit a dramatic walk-off single on July 8 to lead the East Division to a 2-1 win in the Coastal Plain League All-Star Game to help highlight a year that so far has had its ups and downs....

Thursday Morning Quarterback: A 92-year-old TP man makes a darn good White Sox prediction

by Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, Opinion

I have often told people that in this business no two days are the same. 

You never know what you might see. A thrilling game-ending play? A controversial play that has fans up in arms? Doing an Athlete of the Week...

10 Questions with Rocco Iannantone, Andrew football

by Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor Sports, High School, Athlete of the Week

Rocco Iannantone is a senior-to-be football player at Andrew High School.

What is your proudest moment in athletics? 

My proudest moment would be the game winning...