Category: Sports

Maywood Native, Proviso East Grad Selected 32nd Pick In NBA Draft

Thursday, June 21, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Jevon Carter, who was selected 32nd in the NBA Draft. | Memphis Grizzlies/Twitter 

A Maywood native and Proviso East graduate has been picked in the NBA Draft, held June 21.

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D209 Contemplating Replacing The Indoor Track At Proviso West

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Proviso West High School indoor track could be completely replaced before the start of the next indoor track and field season. | Runnerspace.com 

The indoor track at Proviso West High School, 4701 Harrison St. in Hillside, could get a complete overhaul soon.

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Proviso East Golf Team Receives $60K In Donations From Unexpected Source

Thursday, June 14, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Proviso East head golf coach Gerald Holmes and Terry Horan, the brother of late Hinsdale Central assistant golf coach Jimmy Horan, during “The JIMMY” on June 2. | Courtesy D209 

Hinsdale Central High School’s golf team is a state powerhouse. They’ve won six consecutive state titles. Proviso East’s golf program, meanwhile, probably hasn’t had a winning record in four decades.

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D209 Athletic Workers To Get Much-Needed Pay Raises, New Scorer’s Tables

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The district recently purchased scorer’s tables from Sports Media Group, LLC. | Sports Media Group, LLC

The announcers, timers, scorers, scoreboard operators, ticket-tackers and other people who work athletic events for Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will soon get a long overdue bump in pay.

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Elite Proviso East Athletes To Be Honored During ‘Night Of Champions’

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 || By Marty Farmer/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Proviso East men’s basketball team during a game last season. | File  

On Wednesday, June 20, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Dominican University in River Forest, the Forest Park Review, in conjunction with sister publications Wednesday Journal of Oak Park-River Forest and Riverside-Brookfield Landmark, with sponsor state Senator Don Harmon, will present the fourth annual Night of Champions.

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Proviso Track And Field Teams Shine During State Meets

Friday, June 1, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Proviso East Boys Track & Field members competing in an indoor meet earlier this year. | File 

The Proviso East and Proviso West Girls and Boys Track & Field teams made their presence felt during last month’s IHSA state finals competitions.

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Village People: Triton Men’s Track Places Fourth In Nation At Championships

Friday, May 25, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Members of Triton’s men’s track and field team on the medal stand at the NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships. | Submitted 

The Triton men’s track and field team finished fourth in a 25-team during the NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, held May 10 through May 12 at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, N.Y.

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