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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Maywoodian Dorothy Gaters Inducted Into Nat’l High School Hall Of Fame

Monday, July 2, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Dorothy Gaters, the winningest coach in IHSA history. | Nike 

Dorothy Gaters, a Maywood resident, will be inducted into the National Federation of State High School Associations Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Chicago on July 2, according to a statement released by the Illinois High School Association in April, when Gaters’ selection was announced.

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