Category: Sports

Proviso Track And Field Stars Qualify For State

Sunday, May 19, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Updated: 8:56 p.m.

Featured image: Coaches and teammates greet an exhausted Katrell Askins after the Proviso West junior finished the last leg of the 4×400-meter relay on May 16, at Proviso East. The Panthers took first place in the competition. | Shanel Romain

On May 16, Proviso East High School, 807 S. 1st Ave. in Maywood, hosted the 3A Boys Track and Field Sectionals. Several athletes from Proviso Township High Schools District 209 performed well enough to qualify for the state competition, which will be held May 23 through May 25, at Eastern Illinois University.

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Steven Hunter Hosts First Spring Break Hoops Camp At East

Saturday, April 6, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Proviso East alum and former NBA player Steven Hunter works with a participant during his Spring Break basketball skills camp on April 6. | Shanel Romaina

Proviso East alum and retired NBA center Steven Hunter, 37, is hosting first annual Spring Break Give-Back Basketball Camp over the weekend at his Maywood alma mater. 

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D209 Official Wants To Form New Middle School Sports Program

Sunday, March 17, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 2:46 p.m.

Featured image: Proviso East’s Jordan Morris dunks the ball during the Pirates’ Class 4A sectional semi-final game against Curie in 2018. | File

Elementary and high school officials in Proviso Township are seriously considering the creation of a middle school sports program that would allow fifth- through eighth-grade students from all of D209’s feeder schools the opportunity to compete against one another.

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