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Travel basketball teams raise money for charity

by Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter Sports, Youth

Members of Hot Shots Sports travel basketball teams recently put their athleticism toward a good cause during their second annual “Free Throw-a-Thon,” resulting in over $20,000 raised for the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

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Youth Sports: St. Francis Xavier brings out the pros

by Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, Youth

Many people growing up in Chicago in the 1990s recognized the names Bill Wennington and Dave Wannstedt, even if they weren’t sports fans.

Wennington played for the Chicago Bulls from 1993 to 1999 and won three NBA...

Youth Sports: Windy City Field Hockey’s top 14U ranking a result of overall program success

by Nick Frazier, Contributing Sports Editor Sports, Youth

Windy City Field Hockey director Katie Beach didn’t know how her 14U Sparks team would fare in 2019 until one of the first showcases of the season.

That unit, composed of 18 girls, traveled to Florida for the Disney...