Category: Sports

Diamond On The Bluff

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 || By Jill Wagner/Forest Park Review || OPINION || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Proviso East freshman-sophomore team play in their season opener over the weekend. | Jill Wagner 

Learning about another family planning to move out of Forest Park this summer, my friend recently said, “you have to be tough to be a Forest Parker.”

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Triton To Hold Rally Celebrating Men’s Basketball Nat’l Championship Win

Monday, March 26, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

The Triton College men’s basketball program, which won its first NJCAA D-II National Championship on March 24, will be feted with a championship rally on Wednesday, March 28, 1 p.m., at the Triton College Student Center cafeteria (B Building), 2000 5th Ave. in River Grove.

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Village Sports: East, West Track Teams Shine While Bands Face-Off In Battle

Monday, March 26, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Members of the Proviso East Marching Band perform during Saturday’s Battle of the Bands competition at Proviso West High School. | Jill Wagner 

The last several days have been packed with high school sports and extracurricular milestones across Proviso Township.

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Triton Men’s Basketball Team Wins First Nat’l Championship In Program History

Saturday, March 24, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Triton’s Deonta Terrell dribbles by a Southwestern College defender on March 23. | Courtesy NJCAA 

The Triton College men’s basketball team won the program’s first NJCAA Division II national championship after defeating Pima Community College 89-85 in Danville on March 24.

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Triton Men’s Basketball To Play For First Nat’l Championship In Program History

Saturday, March 24, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

The Triton College men’s basketball team will play Pima Community College in Tucson, Ariz. for the NJCAA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship tonight, Saturday, March 24, 7:30 p.m., at Danville Area Community College in Danville.

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East’s Winning Season Done, But School Still Reps Downstate

Friday, March 16, 2018 || By Marty Farmer/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Proviso East’s Jordan Morris dunks the ball on March 6 during the Pirates’ Class 4A sectional semi-final game against Curie. | Sarah Minor

Although Proviso East lost to Curie 50-30 in the Riverside-Brookfield Sectional semifinals of the Class 4A state playoffs on March 6, the Pirates turned in another winning season under the guidance of head coach Donnie Boyce.

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Doctors Based At Loyola In Maywood Were Court-Side For Big NCAA Upset

Thursday, March 15, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Loyola players celebrating after their close win against Miami on March 15 in the NCAA Tournament. | Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

After coming into the NCAA Tournament on a high from even making it in the first place, Loyola University Chicago clawed out a 64-62 nail-biter over Miami in the Ramblers’ first March Madness game in 33 years — and two sports specialists, based at Loyola Medicine in Maywood, were court-side for the action.

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