Category: Sports

Proviso East Hosts Greg Foster Indoor Invitational At West

Monday, February 19, 2018 || By Jill Wagner || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Camilo Medina during Saturday’s Greg Foster Indoor Invitational at Proviso West. | Jill Wagner 

On Saturday, Proviso East hosted the 2018 Greg Foster Indoor Invitational at the indoor track on the campus of Proviso West.

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Village People: Aaron Peppers, 50, Runs The World

Monday, February 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

One day last March, Maywood police officer Aaron Peppers, 50, woke up one morning in Dallas, Tex., to run a half-marathon, took a shower, and hopped on a plane to Mexico City, Mexico for another race that night.

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Proviso East Gets New Football Coach

Saturday, February 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Proviso East High School has a new varsity football coach — a teacher who, although highly qualified for the position, was not the candidate many community members had in mind for the job.

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Irving Tigers, Who Lost At State, Win At Home With Surprise Bobby Portis Visit

Thursday, February 15, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Chicago Bulls power forward Bobby Portis visits Irving Middle School on Feb. 14. | Courtesy District 89 

The Maywood Irving Tigers basketball team has been riding on a cloud lately. The team made history on Feb. 7, when they defeated Calumet City Dolton, 42 to 38, during a game in Markham to advance to the Elite 8 in the Illinois Elementary School Association’s state basketball tournament.

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Registration Process For Area Youth Baseball Programs Open

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Little League baseball players. | Little League 

Local youth baseball programs are currently registering participants. Below is a list of area youth baseball programs that are still taking players for the upcoming 2018 season:

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Lady Pirates Are West Sub Champs

Friday, February 9, 2018 || By Jill Wagner || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Lady Pirate Daliyah Brown surges past defenders during the Feb. 7 championship game of the West Suburban Cross Conference. | Jill Wagner

The Lady Pirates were victorious on the road against the Hilltoppers of Glenbard West in the West Suburban Cross Conference Championship on Wednesday night at Biester Fieldhouse in Glen Ellyn. 

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Irving Basketball Team Makes D89 History, Will Go Downstate

Thursday, February 8, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

The Irving Middle School Tigers made history on Feb. 7, when they defeated Calumet City Dolton 42 to 38 during a game in Markham to advance to the Elite 8 in the Illinois Elementary School Association’s state basketball tournament.

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